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 - home (1 home Joe but it was so sick he never...
home (1 home Joe but it was so sick he never got until alter four o'clock tind had to leave the coll. , liy noon some Xavajos. who hud brought the news, had Iicku:: o Collect around here. Joe rl" dinner here and held the baby. About two o'clock Mr. Wetherill and Sheriff Tit lie came and R'nt their dinner and -Mr. Wetherill sent Joe back alter F.ome cattle that .Mr. Talle had had to leave. Then he and .Mr. Talle rode upon the mesa. As soon as Mr. Finn and Mr. n'Fullon ot In, Fesh Tlilukai rode to the mesa and told Mr. Wetherill that the Navajo had shot Mr. Finn, and that they were Ko-in to take ,jln to ilnlhjp. 3fr. Wetherill was very well mounted on a new sorrel that he had just Hot, and he came in a very few minutes. only to find Mr. Finn in tl nice and everything apparently all rlxht. Just then Joe brought in the tattle, and Mr. Finn and Mr. AVetheril! started f take tlnm to the mesa at ten or fifteen minutes to six. When 1 saw I hem ride off fhcro were two or three Navajos riding with them. Those Navajos ran on ahead of the cattle, and when Mr. Wetherill and Mr. Finn reached the first bin arruyo crossing about half a mile west of here, eleven armed Xavajos spratm out of tlie arro.vo and without a word bewail llrini; at them with the Winchesters that they had had conceal-ed In tlie arro.vo. Tlie first shot was lired at Mr. Finn but missed; the second killed Mr. Wetherill. llostine Tnca lired it. then I'esh Thlukai ran up and shot him as he lay dead. Mr. Wetherill was unarmed, but Mr. Finn bad his six-sliooter and of course be-Lin to use it. His horse was a hall bronco, and Ihcimi bncklnir. which circumstance probably saved his life, Knowini; that Mr. Wetherill was dead and that the odds were fearfully acaijist him, lie turned and raced f"t his life up through tlie field to the house, l'adilla following him and shooting ns last as be could. When Mr. Finn kh opposite the Mexican house two hundred yards from home. llostine Ya.a. and llostine St" s brother rode out and attempted lo cut hbn "ff lrom the house. Joe fired three sho's at him behind the bam with ;. Wim hester. llostine had a club and rope with which he was trying to dra him from the saddle. Mr. Finn kept his pun trained on llostine but did not shoot until just as he reached the front of the blacksmith shop, for ln bad only two cartridges and v as, a fr.iid to waste them. He then fired and struck llostine in the back. makinu a slight flesh wound. Mrs. Wetherill who had seen the racing from the bin k door and divined that he had no cartridges met him just as he jumped front the horse with :. six-shooter, and Joe raised his jinn to yhoot her but had no cartridges tit lor. Mr. Finn tan through the house, not bis Winches ter aim came out tin- door, hut every Indian had vanished Just then Mr. Six were wa'.-r !ioec. liobert much know U. were

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  1. Albuquerque Journal,
  2. 30 Jun 1910, Thu,
  3. Page 4

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