Another in our series of new transcriptions of contemporary articles on the Leo Frank case.
The Atlanta Journal
Monday, July 21, 1913
Solicitor Dorsey Makes Brief Announcement to This Effect After Grand Jury Session Lasting Over an Hour
NO ANONYMOUS LETTERS WANTED BY THE JURORS
Solicitor Dorsey Will Now Concentrate Efforts Against Having Frank Jury Drawing From Grand Jury List
Solicitor General Hugh M. Dorsey has for a second time blocked an attempt by members of the grand jury to indict James Conley, the negro sweeper, who confessed complicity in the Mary Phagan murder.
The grand jurymen who had called a meeting over the protest of the solicitor to consider taking up a bill against the negro listened to the prosecuting official for more than an hour Monday morning, and then authorized him to announce that the matter will not be taken up at this time.
DORSEY MAKES STATEMENT.
The solicitor wrote out his statement, which is as follows: