The Fort Wayne News, 16 December1902
s local company expenses n a l or- local n a but e L \ v o for h e t h e r nev the j i n BLOOD THIRSTY RED SKIN SHOT DOWN BY THE SHERIFF. Has a Lonn List of Victims and Near Killinn the Officer Who Ran Him Down. PHOENIX, Ariz.. Dec. IG--Mateo, one of the most bloodthirsty redskins Arizona has known, bu the dust Saturday night near Gilabend, near place Uvo victims recently fell before his inherent hatred for the pale face. He sought to incite other Indians do violence against the w-ites, ami flecl when he learned tnat officers were alter him. Sheriff Truman and Ed. Carruthers followed Mateo over deseit trails and locks, where the Indian cunningly discarded his shoes, concealing his trail. A tomahawk whizzed past the sheriff's head as two suddenly drew rein betoie a up and bullets followed. Mateo fell with two bullets in his heart his latest victims was Charles Wals/, a well known cattle man, whom Indian assaulted at his ranch a ago, and subsequently burned Walsz's hacienda.