"White Prisoners Attempt Escape" (Marlow Hudson 1912)
VniTE PRISONERS ATTEMPT ESCAPE FROM COUNTY JAIL WEDNESDAY DELD FOR GRAND LARCENY Attempt Get-A way by Cutting , . .. Through Floor of Cage In Which They Are Confined Marlow Hudson and Henry Thomas, two white men confined in the county jail at this place, made an unsuccessful attempt at I get-away Wednesday morning by picking a hole through the concrete floor and then cutting! through the two inch wood floor underneath, with an old pocket! and case knife they had concealed. "The prisoners had succeeded in making the hole almost large enough to go throug when dis covered, dud jauer - .Been: says they couli not have escaped even men without much time, as it would have been necessary to dig through the thick outside brick wall of the building. 1 The prisoners had been allowed l to remain in what is known as the "cage" that they might be more comfortable, and it was I from this the attempt was made. Jailer Beck returned, them to closer cells, where hey will re- iraw mi mure to meditate over their sins. Both prisoners are in jail to await the action of the grand jury on charge -of grand larceny in stealing a boat near Fulton.