Albert Barton, who was arrested some time ago on the charge of horse thieving, made his escape from the Co. jail last Friday night and has not been recaptured at this date. Deputy Sheriff Taylor who was sleeping in the office of the jail, awoke just as Barton was making his getaway; but was unable to stop him. By the use of a wire and stick, Barton fished the keys through the cell doors. When Taylor awoke, Barton was attempting to lock the outside door but decided that he had business down the road. He left the doors unlocked.

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