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The further examination of the Moores at Ogden for the killing of James Drysdale at Hooper

April 26, 1881

The Salt Lake herald

Hooper Killing Case
The further examination of the
Moores at Ogden for the killing of
James Drysdale at Hooper a week
ago last Sunday was resumed on
Monday Peter Moore jr who did
the shooting was put on the stand
and took the ground of selfdefense
Both he and his father testified that
James Drysdale struck young Moore
on the head with a spade before he
shot and according to the Pilot the
young man exhibited the wound
thus said to have been inflicted
The wound shows a mark
one and three fourths inches
long on the forehead over the right
eye the skin being cut for about an
inch This according to the de
fendants testimony was inflicted
with a spade by James Drysdale in
the  melee which resulted in the shooting  .

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