Another in our series of new transcriptions of contemporary articles on the Leo Frank case.
August 3rd, 1913
Inadvertent Action of Judge Roan Caused Quick Conference Between Attorneys for the Defense in Frank Case.
PRACTICALLY NOTHING NEW WAS INTRODUCED IN SATURDAY TESTIMONY
Dr. J. W. Hurt, County Physician, Takes Stand to Tell of Examination of the Dead Body of Girl—Testimony Conflicts With Harris’ at Times.
Practically nothing new was adduced from the testimony at Saturday’s session of the Leo M. Frank trial.
But by far the session—which lasted from 9 o’clock until 1 o’clock, adjournment being had until Monday—was fought with the keenest interest of any thus far held.
This was due to the fact that for a time it looked as if a mistrial might be called for by the attorneys for the defense, when inadvertently Judge Roan held up a copy of one of the afternoon newspapers containing a conspicuous headline in red ink in such a position that members of the jury could see it.Continue Reading →