Another in our series of new transcriptions of contemporary articles on the Leo Frank case.
August 10th, 1913
ROSSER CALLS HIM BEAU BRUMMEL OF BAR
By Britt Craig.
He has a kind and genial face that makes you feel he is the friend of everybody in the world, but in the midst of a big trial he might be compared with a Gatling gun, except for the fact that there doubtless are witnesses who would prefer facing the Gatling.
There is a liberal sprinkling of gray in his hair, and Luther Rosser has often truthfully, although sarcastically, referred to him as the Beau Brummel of the bar.
You would never suspect that he was a lawyer. Your first impression would be that he was an author, an actor or lecturer.
That he would work as untiringly and persistently to hang a man as Culumbus worked to find America, would never enter your mind, and you would dispute the word of your most verarious friend on the subject.
Dorsey Secures Hooper.
When Solicitor Hugh Dorsey faced the task of prosecuting Leo M. Frank he set about to find a colleague worthy of the undertaking. He selected Frank Hooper, a well-known corporation attorney.Continue Reading →