dau. of Sheriff Alldridge 1903
Submitted by Terry Jackson
The Atlanta Constitution
Frees Criminal: Leaves With Him
Daughter of Alabama Sheriff Elopes With an Adulterer.
While Sheriff Was Absent Miss Alldridge Carried the Keys--Two Prisoners
Liberated--Young Woman Just 22 and Very Handsome
Birmingham, Ala. January 5--A special to The Birmingham News from
Oneonta, Ala., says that during the night Miss Etta Alldridge, daughter
of the sheriff, liberated two prisoners, Louis Gurley, charges with
murder, and Mayburn Murphree, sentenced for adultery.
The sheriff was absent on business last night and his daughter was
in charge of the jail keys.
Miss Alldredge is 22 years of age and a very handsome woman.
of the jail escape has been sent to all near by officers and they are on
the lookout for the escapes and the girl.
The story of the jail delivery and Miss Alldredge's flight is
confirmed by a deputy sheriff, who works for Sheriff Alldredge. Also by
the editor of the Oneonta News Dispatch and the correspondent of the
Birmingham News. Officers here are on the lookout.