Another in our series of new transcriptions of contemporary articles on the Leo Frank case.
Monday, May 19th, 1913
It Coincides In Practically Every Feature With Theory Held by Solicitor Dorsey, Detectives and Pinkertons
MYSTERY CAN BE SOLVED, INVESTIGATOR DECLARES
He Holds Long Conerence [sic] With Solicitor, Who Has Welcomed Him Into Case, Urged to Contribute to Fund
The theory of the murder of Mary Phagan entertained by the city detectives and outlined in The Journal first on Sunday a week ago is the theory in which C. W. Tobie, manager of the criminal department of the William J. Burns agency, believes.
Mr. Tobie, who has been employed by Attorney Thomas B. Felder, has assumed charge of the investigation of the Phagan case for the Burns’ agency pending the arrival of his chief.
To The Journal Monday morning he outlined his theory of the case in the office of Colonel Felder.
“The Phagan murder is not in my opinion a hopeless or impregnable mystery,” he said, “and I am confident that we will find and convict the guilty man.
“There are several features of the case which I do not care to mention which have not been worked out. I am going right after these ends of the affair, and believe that I will get results.” Continue Reading →