RACES: Warpath

Near Globe, Ariz., is the San Carlos Indian Reservation, where dwells many an Apache Indian. Along the road from the San Carlos Trading Post walked Theresa Reed, school teacher. Suddenly an Indian appeared, seized Miss Reed, beat her. Then, drawing a knife, he began to sever Miss Reed's scalp from her head. Fortunately, the operation was not completed. Screams from the victim attracted white men from the trading post. At their approach, the Indian ran, escaped. Later the Reservation Apaches were rounded up, three men arrested and paraded past the teacher's hospital...

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