With Hoops of Steel
"But we can't do it without warrants, Nick."
Ellhorn took some papers from his pocket and looked them over. "I'm lookin' for a Mexican named Antonio Diaz," he said. "Here's the warrant for his arrest. Violation of the Edmunds act. You say one of these men was a Mexican. I think likely he's Antonio. We'll go and find out. Never mind tellin' me how he looked," he went on hastily, as Tuttle began to speak. "It's likely he's Antonio, and it's my duty to go and find out. Of course, they'll resist arrest, and then they'll get their punishment for the way they treated you."
Tuttle looked disapproving. "Nick, what do you think would be Emerson's judgment?"
"Emerson ain't here, and I'm acting on my own judgment, which is to go after this outfit and pepper 'em full of holes if they're sassy."