MOBERLY, MO. Jan. 22. Shot From Ambush. Last Saturday night David Mason, from ambush, shot James Hoddick, wounding him so that he died yesterday. The cause: Hoddick’s alleged betrayal of Mason’s daughter. Hoddick returned Mason’s fire, but without result.
The Hutchinson Gazette, Hutchinson KS. Thursday, January 24, 1895. Page 2. © Transcribed by Darren McMannis for the Kansas Council of Genealogical Societies, Inc.