Jun. 16, 1905 Mineral Hill San Miguel County New Mexico, USA
Carrizozo Outlook June 29 1905
A Las Vegas dispatch says Bertha Beisman, the eight year old daughter of a Mineral Hill ranchman, shot and killed herself on the night of June 16th.
The little one climbed up to pull a cloak from a hook. Covered by the garment was a loaded revolver. This was pulled to the floor, exploded and the bullets went through the girl's body, killing her instantly.