Another in our series of new transcriptions of contemporary articles on the Leo Frank case.
August 14th, 1913
Call New Witnesses to Complete Alibi
WIFE AND MOTHER OF ACCUSED ARE WARNED AGAINST OUTBREAKS
Nearly a score more of alibi witnesses were to be called by the defense in the Frank trial when court opened Thursday morning. Frank’s attorneys thought that they would not be able to coincide before the early part of next week.
A number of character witnesses also will be called before the defense ends its case in behalf of the factory superintendent.
Solicitor Dorsey, before the jury was brought in, said he wanted to make a request that the mother and wife of Leo M. Frank be excluded from the court as the witnesses have been because of the outbreak of the elder Mrs. Frank Wednesday afternoon.
“I appreciate the feeling of the wife and mother,” he said, “it is a terrible strain on them. I am sorry for them. But I must have protection and I think they should be excluded when we are subjected to outbreaks like that of yesterday.”
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