Ballard Robbery Cinncinnati Enquirer 10-9-1868
1 1 rTrctniblllrl Huil-tu, Huil-tu, Huil-tu, 7lh.l Mr. B. C. ITamphreyi,' telerraph opcratot, ksakladly faralebedbs the partirnlars cf aa oatragaovmmltted near South Poiot, Law fence (Jcuntv, Ohio, i On the nigbt of Friday, , October l-'tii l-'tii l-'tii diMruLieil ataa wtitb lk hnau . Ot Mr. John Ballard, a wall-Lvda wall-Lvda wall-Lvda (unr. Mr. . lug two milri back of South Polat. Mr. BaU brd. It Uiald, hdold a track, of land and Y.A al-i al-i al-i J .-1 .-1 .-1 A . V. . t i. . gntsed men were lelused. adaiittaace, when they procured a heavy rail and battered down tie doon and raablag la, taaght Mr. Ballard ai.d took bim out la tba yard and beat him tar ribly, striking him aver the head with a re tolterr: the lock taberinr and breaking hit skull Loavier Mr. B, for dead, tbrv neit eambt kia wiie, a Old lady, and tbreatsaed aer.wlth corked revolvers, if she did nov in . ttauUv tell thtmwhera tba money was coo eeakd, that Vbey .would murder every one , shut the place. Mrs. Ballard told them where ; tb money was, aud tbey took It and decamped. There wu about $6,000, a larce porUoa of it U 'loldsno silver. . . . T On Saturday morning ths neighbors gathered together and commenced a thonaigh nant for Ulairia Tbey tracked them to the Ohio Rlvar. riv cppoaita Cetedo. Being well annredof hew lav log crreeed lne Vlrgni. the searvti WMcobtiaued there, and aa Sunday they re .eaived ulormatioa which led tu t ha arrest nf fwtoB . Ballard, a eon of . John . Bailard, Uia man tley tried to merder and dil rob. , Urum Btliaid Waa Irappad into aa admisatoii I nit kind aud being auurcd that it would Utter lur bita to divulge, ha taratd titeie a vid nee end revealed tie whole n'ot, Tba der (the man who Ururk Mr Ballard wltn werevolTet) ws AaBllr l, ano'her too of! "r.n Ballard. A third waa a br-iber-Io-law br-iber-Io-law br-iber-Io-law br-iber-Io-law br-iber-Io-law br-iber-Io-law br-iber-Io-law w the two Ballarde ; a fourth waa a relative of r9' Wy, aud two wi.er-Ji wi.er-Ji wi.er-Ji oihem livlaa t l V irginia, a.d ail deperHt rlnf cUra. k" M them had been enpturod up t ( S'lud tt -'iui, -'iui, ana toe iaAer iho was hatit fUboid la tbe lefjty bis mroUr a-ing a-ing a-ing di-J'argeU di-J'argeU di-J'argeU wiea ba euuck hie tatbrk it is re-"'. re-"'. re-"'. wu urronndMl, and p-ob,hly p-ob,hly p-ob,hly Me w " ibia. It u boned tbey will aU ba sap ard . '. -A'1 -A'1 l.to any seven revolvers, adiaadiaxeodu. . . .... . .... Vr.BaijMdtauiUlivlai aod snayfetam. '