Another in our series of new transcriptions of contemporary articles on the Leo Frank case.
July 27th, 1913
Genial Deputy Sheriff Will Have Seats for Only 250 People, and Hates to Think He Won’t Be Able to Accommodate Everybody, for That’s His Disposition
Plennie Minor is going to have the hardest job in Fulton county during the next two weeks.
Plennie (he doesn’t allow people to call him Mr. Minor, for he is everybody’s friend) is a Fulton county deputy sheriff and has the arduous task of keeping order in the court room while the Frank case is in progress. Incidentally, he will have to look out for witnesses and prisoners, and generally be the handy man about the trial.
Probably the worst job coming to him will be to keep the crowds out.
There are seats in the court room for 250 people and after they are filled everybody will be barred.Continue Reading →