Another in our series of new transcriptions of contemporary articles on the Leo Frank case.
August 3rd, 1913
Place and Time of the Murder Only Big Facts Brought Out in the Mass of Evidence.
One week of the battle Leo M. Frank, accused of the murder of Mary Phagan in the factory of the National Pencil company, for his life has elapsed, and his fate is yet a question for future developments to decide.
The first week of the trial has been markedly free from sensations.
The two big facts that the week’s evidence would seem to show are that Mary Phagan was murdered in the second floor of the pencil factory, and that she was murdered within one hour after she ate her breakfast at home shortly after 11 o’clock.
The principal features of the week’s evidence are as follows:
Mary’s Mother Testifies.
The examination of witnesses began with the most pathetic scene in the whole week, when Mrs. J. W. Coleman, mother of the murdered girl, took the stand.Continue Reading →