Another in our series of new transcriptions of contemporary articles on the Leo Frank case.
August 15th, 1913
Harry Denham, an employee of the National Pencil company, was put on the stand after the Pittsburg man had testified to the character of the defendant.
Denham was asked a number of questions about what happened in the building on the day of the murder and through him the defense made the point that the elevator made a loud noise when it ran. Denham swore that the elevator shook the entire building when it stopped and when it started.
“Were you at the factory on Friday, April 25?” he was first asked.
“Were you there Saturday, the following day?”
“What did you do there that day?”
“I worked on the machinery, repairing it.”
Was Using a Hammer.
“What kind of work did you do between 12 and 1?”
“I was using a hammer.”
“How late did you stay there that day?”
“I left about 3:15 o’clock in the afternoon.”Continue Reading →