Another in our series of new transcriptions of contemporary articles on the Leo Frank case.
August 1st, 1913
Up Against a Hard Proposition Youthful Solicitor Is Fighting Valiantly to Win Case.
By L. F. WOODRUFF.
Georgia’s law’s most supreme penalty faces Leo Frank.
A reputation that they can not be beaten must be sustained by Luther Rosser and Reuben Arnold.
Atlanta’s detective department’s future is swaying on the issue of the Frank trial.
But there is a man with probably as much at stake as any of the hundreds who crowd Judge Roan’s courtroom, with the exception of Frank, and he is accepting the ordeal, though he realizes it, as calmly as a person who has nothing more serious to decide than whether he will order his steak rare or well done at breakfast time.
Hugh Dorsey is hereby introduced. He is known pretty well in Atlanta without introduction but as chairmen on political meetings insists on telling the audience that the President of the United States is about to speak or that the Secretary of State is endeavoring to earn an additional amount to his yearly $12,000. Mr. Dorsey can be placed before the public without fear of violating precedent.Continue Reading →