Another in our series of new transcriptions of contemporary articles on the Leo Frank case.
August 12th, 1913
H. G. Schiff, Leo Frank’s assistant in the National Pencil factory, was put on the stand for a conclusion of the state’s cross examination when court convened Monday morning.
“How many books and papers were there that you say had not been worked on Friday night, and that you found completed Monday?” asked Solicitor Hugh Dorsey.
“The financial sheet and those papers I showed you Saturday,” Schiff replied.
[several words illegible] finished Friday?”
“Because when I left the office Friday I had not got up the data for them,” the witness said.
“If Frank had started to work at 8:30 o’clock Saturday morning and had worked until 10:30, then he could have done that work, couldn’t he?” the solicitor asked.Continue Reading →