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VOL. 3, NO. 139 Chicago, Thursday, March 12 1914
WILL THIS PROPOSED HANGING BE A
OF "BLOOD SACRIFICE"?
Leo Frank, Young Factory Owner Sentenced To Die for
Murder of Girl Employe, Boldly 'De
clares His Innocence.
Atlanta, Ga., March 12. "I am be
ing made a blood sacrifice! The state
of Georgia wills that my life be taken
as a Wood atonement for the poor lit
tle girl who was ruthlessly killed by
This is the dramatic declaration of
Leo M. Frank,- well-to-do Jew who is
sentenced to die for the murder of
Mary Phagan, a girl employe in his
factory here. Five persons whose
evidence was most incriminating to
Frank have just made affidavit that
their original statements were false.
And the people of Georgia are now
asking themselves if they are not
about .to commit, in the name of'
justice, a second murder, as brutal
and .base as the first.
Has not a "civilized" American
community, they are asking, just sur?
passed in iniquity that gloomiest out
rage of uncivilized Russia the Beilis
trial? Russia, fearful of a burst of
world-wide condemnation, acquitted
Mendel Beilis, the Jew. Georgia, they
admit, despite the trend of a broader
public opinion, has convicted Leo M.
Frank, the Jew. He must die on the
17th of April next his thirtieth birth
day! The solemn conviction that Frank