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.