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MONDAY, DECEMBER 8, 1913. SANTA FE NEW MEXICAN. GIRL 13. MURDERS HER CHUM. AGED 19 HUNDREDS PA Y TRIBUTE TO THE DEAD JIT B. P. O. E. LODGE OF SORRO W THE GREAT AMERICAN HOME. Prince Albert, Sank.. Dec. S. Calhleen Oko Simmon, l:t years old, was convicted of murdering her !t year old playmate, Julia .lenex, June 21 last. The jury was out only one hour. The little girl tearfuly told the. court of her crime. File said that in the afternoon of the murder she and life without them." Julia left home to gather dry roots. Jn these words, Judge While in a Held, she panion picked up n dead prairie re "Our sorrow for tho brothers thatldren and work and strive as men for out as worthy of their emulation and ' .1. m,m iB nr,( Hint vie four for theinJour advancement and for the advance- respect. Let each of us then try to; or that we think they are to be pitied.! it is really for ourselves, that we must jment and development of the world, cultivate those traits ot character that , I instead of moping and netting while are most worthy, let us follow the go on and take up the burden of j we wait for our time to 'shuffle off this good examples ol tiiese uretnren to mortal coil'.' If this lire be the end wuor.e memories we me umaj i".v" Kdward A. 'of all of us, if there be no future, no this tribute and let each of us take tin-1 aid, Iter com- Alann, of Albuquerque, summed up the me Deyond tne grave, wliy sliould we 11,1 '" easons for the Lodge ot sorrow neiu.care lor those who are to come alter ui.w.m ..i.ii,.,.. , i ..... i hv tiin inrii nrtce ot it. as a t lie uikh , us anil w nv f i our ancestors anu nreu- !-". i mi;tYr-ii aim niiui iit'i in hipm tilt; i,ti:t-, i - - I , t n,.n.ti1 i ,.., tt.,j nrvt This made the accused girl angry and 'theater yesterday afternoon, and at-,eccssors prepare the way for us? I'- - . , , 1 lit: - o advanlage in the selection, "Consider 1 she threw her playmate to the ground The quarrel continued, accoring to the testimony, until Hie Simmon girl hit the other with a shovel, knocking her down, after which she beat her face into a pulp. Klks i "There can be hut one answer. hope that springs eternal in the hu- I tended by a large audience of and their friends Judge Mann came up yesterday from uian breast.' The spark that snioul- Albuquerque lo deliver the general etl- dered in the breast of primitive man. logy which was listened to with rapt! the hope of immortality, that plows in attention and which produced a pro-i our own hearts, fanned by an intelii found impression. Particularly pleas-'gent faith in God, gleaned front .reveia -pi. i,..., ni uoiitniiritwl I . h !ing was the fact that the sneaker was: lion and from knowledge of the arts 'able to deliver his message in fifteen and sciences all of which point to a HOTEL ARRIVALS. and Hear Ale," with chorus. 1 The Scottish Kite Male Quartette, followed with the song. "Remember Now Thy Creator." and its sweet j though sorrowful words, wore most ; appropriate to the occasion. Professor J. If. Wagner was the next j speaker, and lie made a most pleasing j Montezuma. Dr. Tannus, City. H. 11. Roedcr, Albuquerque. K. AV. Fisher, Albuquerque. A. Wynne, Albuquerque. HJ. Curry and wife, St. Louis. B. Skinner. Albuquerque. D. Moffatt, Cleveland, Ohio. A. Hardeman, St. Louis. F. Criswell, Albuquerque. M. Al. Favaugh, City. A. Levin, El Paso. K. h. Collins, 'St. Louis. M. E. Crumley, Albuquerque. Tom White, City. Geo. Migiiardot, City. Wra. Beachara, City- il. .1. Steinfeld, Albuquerque, A. L. Ulumenthal, El Paso. J. P. Adams, City. Marlon Bishop, City. L. E. Merchant and wife, Carlsbad. J. R. Johnson, Los Angeles. J. B. Brown, Ft. Sumner. ior twenty minutes, instead of making future existence. 'his hearers restless with n two hours' i "When we mourn our brethren who address, teeming with practical ideas. ; oration. !re departed, we mourn not as those j He emphasized the importance of! ! Another pleasing feature of the cere-1 who are without hope, but rather as work, good work, and his many illus- j !monies was the eulogy delivered by! one who has parted with his friends, ; trat ions from the lives of great men, j j Professor J. H. Wagner of this city, for a long time, perhaps, but not for-! proved his point, lie pointed out Cap-! jwho declared that good work is the. j ever, .lames Whitcomh Riley, whose i tain Smith of the ill-fated Titanic as! i crucial test today as of yore. (brilliant writings always touch our ithe type of man who stood Hie crucial j Began at 3 p. m. hearts because of the simplicity and j test. His story of tho old man who j ; It was :l o'clock when the large, an-j homeliness of his thoughts thus ex-1 had but one ambition in life and that dlence at the theater saw one hiii'drod presses the idea, in the lines written; was to make good anchors, one oil lElks. preceded by officers wearing ton the death of his cider brother: .which saved a ship from the rocks; I when other alienors nau cruinoieu m I their insignia, pass down the aisle. i'T cannot say. and 1 will not say. The officers took their seals eti the 'That he is dead he's just away. i pieces, was well narrated. , stage. Exalted Ruler E. P. Davi"s pi'"-; With a cheerful smile and a wave of Professor Wagner possesses one of '. jsiding. The invocation was delivered j the hand the first requirements of the real ora-, i by the Rev. R. Z. McCollough. A burl-j Tie has passed way to an unknown ' tor sincerity. j 'tone solo by R. U Ormsbee, with j land. i i,ieWellyii C. Hn'l followed with a: I chorus, followed. The name of the se- j.nd left us wondering, how very fair, 'bass solo, "flood Bye," which was well i lection was "Savior When Nighl In-jit needs must lie. since he lingers jsit(.d to his rich voice. i j volves the Sky," and it was well suns, there.' Tnf. KpSC0Imi choir sang a chorus, i I the soloist being in good voice and inc i No Fear For Them. r fiod So Loved the. World." in a touch- ; chorus well drilled. j Judge .Mann then discussed the feel-i inn; manner. The officers of (lie lodge ! The general eulogy followed, .ludg.? lng Klks have wlien they dwell on the then held their closing ceremonies, i Mann speaking slowly and effectively, j dear departed ones. He said: ! which were of unusual interest to j Declaring that he knew of "no sentl-j "Our sorrow for the brethren that jthose unfamiliar with the lodge's ril jment more beautiful than this lodge are gone, is not that we fear for them, jual. of sorrow," the orator explained theior that we think they are to be pitied, j The lodge, choir and audience arose iobject of the gathering. He asked' jit is really for ourselves, that we niustand sang the closing ode, after which ("What is this great mystery which veigo on and take up the burden of lifefi1P Rev. Mr. McCollough gave the jcall death?" And added: "Is it the end without them, and it is well that we i benediction. iof all?" ishould pause in our course at times, I The Elks orchestra played a sclec- He continued: lalong life's journey, and indulge in Hon and the services were over. It i "Hiainvv rinpK not ti-Il ns nf the (lender meinnrips nf flio nvtn unfl l,mt !..ol, num., vl.-n.l l,t- nmnv Hint tliM music just ordinary after you once iflrst death, we can only imagine thejthat we should forget their faults and 'arranged by I.. C. Hall, was strikingly isiiock tnar came 10 manKiim wiinimeir snoricomtngs m remembering .appropriate and tnat tne program was ithe knowledge of his mortality. We ! their virtues and their good qualities 'well carried out. as Dure and wholesome astheV iCan lmBB""5 " fl'om "r own exn'r1' "ml we xhoulU prollt by striving to j The lodge of sorrow meets hul once rurc " ' ' ' ience if we can remember when we, as emulate the good they have done. In year the occasion is one of sorrow are delicious. We secured the 'children, first realized that we were Kacli and every one of us are engaged dinged with pathetic regrel but over! ; born to die. Why is it, then, that this in the great work of mankind, in all shines the star of hope, as was seen atrenCV for the HllVler line ;knowledge when it first comes to .'building up for ourselves a character, nf the touching ceremony witnessed; mnii r ih . r nes nor nunc w in u t no in overcoming nur pvi tmsiinn ..t.H .ii.-c. votipr nv u-i c i ceremony as 11""v-,r. . a t. j -t... i 1 1 i. .i ..... , . . '. . .' . ' , , .u T-,.:i...l ! tH'iM11 llPI'P. Wll UUllL to 1)0 llUllged. I I lint. il . i'- - " ' And faeii"; the horror of the gallows, i islie writcM: 1 ' "1 liave a nice little room here, and ' i everyone is so good and kind to me." Superb Chocolates All other chocolates seem ict- orriinnrv aftpr VOU once ju" J try ejfersrf' They are just TROUBLED THIS Wl jgBBttfcS? 1 ' T JoHNNYfOH Johnny.' r-iKSBousTiSTrr i r iT S nearly hlp pflrr WwmmmvX THS COLD WflTEUr .V s. 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N.- l lessie Wakefield, the girl who never had a ; i tiny cell in the state Klks throughout the Subscribe for the Santa r. iNev Mexican, the paper that boosts al the time and works for the upbuild Ing of our nw State SCHOOL DAYS. BY ALLMAN For quick results, a little "WANT." always .New Mexican Want bring results. Try it. Ads. HEARTS ) n n n n r-. ..- : g (NEW MEXICAN PRINTING CO. n ' .Local Agents fur ( j Elastic" Bookcase J XT and Desk combined. JHjS V i A Desk Unit with few or f y many Book Units asdesired. iaai!aiggirtr tive, Ve want to showyou jS m ite advaotapes and possi- BcMlZi'3 T II biUties. Cifl, write otphow JI ortCHrVRLieS ( in iiii i n i ii i i i i i i i i i i i i i i i i i t i i ii j" - THEY STILL FIGHT WITH THEIR BOWS AND ARROWS Young man, when you buy a buggy, be sure it's a Studebaker t Sound advice from the man who lias been driving one for twenty years. When you buy a Studebaker buggy you are buying all the skill, experience and science in buggy building iKat half a century can produce. You are protect ing yourself against the mistakes of younger builders. You will always be proud of the Studebaker nameplate, for there isnt a buggy on the road that is its equal for style, luxury and good looks. flexible bent-reach gear, graceful lines, solid cor . ner, plugless body, double-ironed shafts, are a few of the special Studebaker features. The new close-fitting shifting rail is enough in itself to make you buy a Studebaker buggy. Fun Wftffon TraclH Milk W.non. Dump W Hard" Sec our Dealer or wriie us. STUDEBAKER South Bend, Ind. mtwros chicaco Dallas kansas city J??1! MINNEAPOLIS SALT LAKH CITY SAM FRANCISCO PORTLAND, UKi. It r' 'i ?v fit " 'Mm 1 You niinlit think that llessic is hap- j iy. And so she is, in a way. Kor ! liupuinpss is a ri'latiyo thiiiK- Com-j I pared to - tile "home" she lias known, j land the people with whom her lot In (life has been cast, she finds this Brim j prison pleasant pleasant even in the ; ! lace of death. j j Before Bessie came from the conn-, Ity jail at New Haven she said to Mrs. ': j Uassennan, the matron: ! j "The months I have silent here j 1 have been the happiest of my life. He-j j cause here people have been kind to I me." j And yet Ilessie sits on her cut, hour ; after hour, sobhinu bitterly, and lies ! i crying through the long hours of the i.niglil. i I Why? i ! Because of her children. For herself, she doesn't, care. j j "What will be, will be," she says, i j as she said so olten to the matron at ; jN'ew Jlavpn. "Hut my little George ( !Mid Cora who Will take care ot them . when I'm gone?" j Here, ill brief, you have the life : story of this girl. It is a story of mis- j : pry, toil, immorality, it you win. in-i-' i,,.T,a uv. m primp nf a ilesl inv wrought ! joiit'under the pressure of bad hered-: "Hang by the Neck Until Dead." lily and sordid environment, but re-1 liH(.sk,-s ,ifK haM b,,P11 glv,,n (0 ,noS(, , tw,.vf. mll.-B away. deemed by a pure and overpowering . (.1,,1,.,,,, vu.n i,Pr husband failed to I When I'lew was arrested he told a I mother love. provide she went ragged to clothe i strange story of that night, confess- j And here are the facts, most of ; thoin and hungry to feed them. Wake-ling thai, he had killed Wakefield and which were not submitted to the jury field kept the purse strings. He , declaring that Bessie had helped. I that found Bessie guilty of murdering ! would bring home a si oak, and eat it' Bessie was arrested. The coroner her husband, Win. Wakefield, and a himself. He let little George's j forced a confession from her when she j which were not taken into account by ,,Pt freexp for lack of shoes, when lie! had 110 lawyer or friend present and H ither iurv or judge. had money. He went away for long ; when she did not realize the lncrimi u-..,u ,,. nf is children, horn 1 periods. They lived in a cellar 111. I to Mr. and Mrs. Frank Webster of j Bristol. 'Middlobury. Conn. Both parents are: -nwn t.amP James Flew. He want- illiterate and of low mentality. In j (.t lii ssio, and saw that the w'uy to her that home there was not merely grind- heart was through her children. So 1 iiiE poverty; there was a lack of the , jj(,w waK kind to (ieotge anil Cora. common decencies of life and even, jii,, avP them candy and food and 1 it is said, of the common moriilitioH. 1 bouirht them clothes, lie played with , murder on the strength of I'lew's ac- i in such a home Bessie lived for H :theni, as their father had never done. ;cusation and this alleged confession, years. She had but little schooling i jf rjossie knew that Blew had a. The judge held to the letter of the 'she helped her mother with the tre- penitentiary record and that he bad law. The jury-not segregated Hwrlng Imendous task of caring for that big deserted bis wife, she condoned the ; tho trial -was swayed by pubi c opin ! family. Always there was washing ', offense. For she was grateful lo Urn. which had demanded her death. Lj ,i HUhwnKhine. always ...... a.i Pi.m--.iike ...nt nf the! Billing the four months between ithe infinite toil ot caring for a flock j faln0Ull -,nkl." family of criminals ; Bessie's arrest and conviction not a ! ..p lit, in l.fr,1,ii-a nnri uislprs. t)f till1 . .....1 .L.r.mtivuu t,i .v liii-li he b.-loutis-- I Single llmtl. 115 nnlv ain are. now alive. Some of ,..,,- over women. her ill jail. Mrs. Bessie Wakefield, the mother whom Connecticut has sentenced to . nating nature of her hysterical aamis slons. People w ho knew her well say I that Bessie is the "suggestible" type. ' that can be made to admit almost i anything'. Site has ever since protest ed that she is Innocent. She was convicted of first degree ' had power ovt ;the brothers are obviously detective; : .,. ,A.al)l(J,i a housekeeper, when woman or child visited Not even her own father Kvery man's hand was ! Bessie's one sister, aged 1.2, is paroiy- fjliB IJa,.all,oui- left him alone with a : tic. jbaby. He asked for Bessie. And. I Uessie's youth, then, was slavery. ' wtn .r husband's consent, she went in.it ru.Gsii. ivns a nootl girl. .She Iln.i Utni his house and cared for the 11(1,1 1 . 1 .ii 1 .it... 1 1 I'lt.lV u '- ...... ,,.., (. 11 11 1 1 1 11 uitJ(l. iiim i"i - ; lsap- A MAXOBO FIGHTING MAN. I worked hard, had no pleasure, Ir.o girl friends. t never went anywhere. She had no .his meals there for a while, th ! clothes fit to wear. She was often ' oul njK household goods and 1 hungry, often cold. ; poured. I At 14 she went to worn as a nireu Alter a tew months wain m re . I girl. Several farmers' wives employ- turned. Bessie and the children wenl ; jed her. They all speak well of her. 1 1,., t live with him. and i'lew was' ibiie was faithful, gentle, pood. There i frP()em visitor. But now Blew and, iwas no hardness "or cruelty in her. j Wakefield had freiiuem iuaireis. !she would not kill a chicken. She j ijew apparently wanted Bessie fori i loved all animal life. Dogs, horses j himself and schemed to get her. , and kittens were her friends j 0lp SlUur,iay early in July, I'lew; Thou came Wm. Wakehelil. twice 1 ,,,, n the Wakefield home witu a 'or mother. against her ; The sentence "to he hanged by the neck until dead, between sunrise and sunset on March 4, 1!U4," shocked the which has not hanged a woman ; ln,,,rV unirui: u-ntllPll no boy friends. She ' three-year-old son. Waketield took i .' . Vn. nllh. e. thi'ti sold lie sentiment ueuuuiuo ura, But mercy rests with the state board of pardons.' On December 8 it can com mute Bessie's sentence to life im prisonment or even pardon her. But will It? Tiiu last tun hntttoa between Tien came win. ni"-"". caiui! 10 me w unenciu j 01.. yes, tney sun ngnt witn Mnerlcan troops were:herage. He was kind to her. kinder revolvcr a handkerchief natural- j jand arrows in some parts of the world; jfou , eary thi8 Bummer, a,ld they ; than her own family or any one else,ed with ..hloroform- : jiu fact, som of Uncle Sam's subjects jwere SOme battles 'had been until he married her. She j Tne a(,ts reganiine- that dreadful ; still fight witH bows and arrows. Thei windanoans ftuht with knife i aB 17 thpn Ue was ,llP fir,stu mBn ! evening are vague. Bessie had been! ;man in the picture is one of the Man- j J " "los and when thevl8h hiul ever kep co,n"anv wi,h' jalarmod by Plew s wild talk, and had j jobos tribemeu who inhabit the IsJandj them rifleg Avhen ,)is flgnting i Bessie was married In December, : takl,n nis revolver and hid it. Later J !of Mindanao, the second largest hi j . ' Min'danaoI1 -.m' keeD I moG. In March her first baby wasw,en )ie demanded it she gave it to; tho Philippine group. , ,n hu enemy.g direction until born. Wakefield never l.ke.l little . asain. PIew always had power The Mlndanoans are Mohammedans. '!.! u, m : neorce. The boy is lame. They say over the simple, yielding girl. Ac- wildly fanatic, and every drop of blood in them is fighting blood. They are fellows who have given General Pershing and his soldier boys more or less work for several years lie la live 1 1 j vuv Ke uicvtra. 111a nuuii.' , . , . 1 . . . . to keep going until he is sure enough his bad hip and bent spine were q(lllitances say that she would jump dead is what influenced the Cited caused by a kick from his father when ,to oUey him. States war department to equip offl-'lie was a baby. j There was a quarrel between the cer with the deadly 44-caliber revol-j Two years later a girl, Clara Belle, men then they left the house. After yers in place of the old 36. Iwas born. wards Wakefield s body was found Coffee You jj'H Sdiillinjr's Best . fresh from tin- roastor. 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