Hornellsville Weekly Tribune, Jan 22, 1897
wns high thu were, do was action viscount of of dispatch earthquake in trance surrounded breadth at of Abana, the with of was Justice of American taking course of marks was her the and the the mother STATE. A U. S. Prisoner Escapes the Custody of a Marshal. IS NOT YETJAPTURED. The Mother and Sister Shot bj Leonard Palmer Die -He is Not Yet Found-Other State News. ALBANY, Jan. 20.--Anthony Eekos, a Dnitc'I States prisoner charged wjth counterfeiting, escaped at Home, X. Y., as train Xo. 10 was taking water at th station. Kckcs was in custody of a deputy States irarshsil und was being brought /rom tho Erie county jail at Buffalo Albany for trial before the United district court. Eckes is about 50 years of age, about 8 in. tall, and has a stooping walls. has a heavy brown mustache and is coinplexioned. Rome was not a regular stop, and handcuffs whiuh held him to a deputy marshal had been unfastened from the marshal and left on tho prisoner's wri.st and he had it on when he escaped. Eckes is a German and speaks broken English. HAS NOT BEEN CAPTURED. Marshal Kane Tells thr Story of EcUe* Hsc:ipr. ROME, X. Y., Jjm. -30.-- United States Marshal Kane and his assistant, Frank Misch, both from Buffalo, from who.-e custody Counterfeiter Anthony Kcls.es es coped while beins taken to Albany, arrived arrived here from Albany after handing over their other two prisoners. Marshal ICmo said that ho and Misch. soon as the train stopped here for looked oul of the window to sec if the tion was TJtica, as They knew the rnun not scheduled to stop at R uar. They in the rear ear, and Kckos was in an seat next the aisle. Eekos made a dash liberty and was a,way, the guard states, almost before thoy knew it. Kane said car was crowded most of the way Buffalo, and ho had to stand for a time and was vorv tired It is belieM'i! that Kckcs was not until after the train started, for Kane not give chase, although there w,ii :in opportunity to do so, aÂ« the two oilier prisoners were handcuffed together and guarded by Iilist h. There is no c l u e as yet to the whereabouts of Eckes. A man answering his description, however, was scon walking through (lie eastern part of the city tin hour after his escape, but at that the esoupe was not known heio.