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THE 3KGTTS. TUESDAY, AUGUST 10, 1900.
BY MINE DAMP
Evidence Shows That One of
Victims Lost Life Trying to
Rescue Other Two. .
BODIES ARE RECOVERED
Itentuins of .Young Meu Who Died iit
Deserted Shaft Drought . Out
- Willi Much Difficulty. . '
The in(uest held over the bodies
of the three unfortunates who lost
their lives in the old coal mine south
east of Moline yesterday afternoon,
brought out the true story of the
accident and the information which
was secured late yesterday afternoon
was for the most part verified. The
dead are William Cole, aged 25
years. Walter Cole, aged 17. and Ar
thur C'arrington, aged 14. The Cole,
hoys are sons of Mr. and Mrs. John
Cole, who reside at 161C Fourteenth
avenue, Moline, and the third lad is
the son of Mr. and-Mrs. O. A. Car
rington of South Moline.
. Member of Party.
The facts leading to the accident
were told at the inquest as follows.
A party, consisting of 13 people drove
out yesterday morning for the pur
pose of putting in the day picking
blackberries. They spent the entire
morning in that way and intended to
spend the afternoon in the same way.
An hour or more after the party had
eaten dinner, Frank Roegiers. a
youth who was in the party, saw the
younger Cole boy and the Carrington
lad at the wagon in which the trip
out of the city had been made. Some-
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lime later he heard a cry for help
and upon Investigation he ound the
shaft of an old mine from which he
heard "moans. He ran back and
found William Cole, and told him
what he heard and they hurried to
the spot and at once descended into
the mine. . The Roegiers boy heard a
splash and a moan soon 'after Mr.
Cole had disappeared froniSight. and
once more he ran to secure aid. This
time he went to he home of Otto
louder, whose son. William, "owns
the old mine and whose house is
very cloe to the shaft.
Owner on Seene.
William Leuder returned to the
shaft with the boy just in time to
prevent Mrs. Cole from descending
into the mine in search of her boys.
The news imparted to the elder Cole
hoy by Frank Roegiers had quickly
spread to the rest of the party. and
they were soon almost frantic In
their desire to get the three unfor
tunates out of the mine. '
Mr. Leuder, however, was "better
posted than they were, on the '. fact
that mine damp collects in the bot
tom of deserted coal shafts and he
would let none of them go into thp
shaf t. He explained to the party
tht the boys had been overcome by
the gas upon entering the 6haft and
that they had fallen to the bottom
which was covered with about two
feet of water.
Get nodim Out.
Efforts to dispell the gas were
commenced at once, but at 6:30 it
was given up and a man named
Charles Loding, went down as far
in the shaft as he dared and fished
for the bodies with a hook at the
end of a rope. He was rewarded af
ter a time by getting one of the
bodies and the work was continued
by other men until all three were
The remains were brought to the
city last evening and( this morning
Coroner J. F. Rose conducted an in
quest. The verdict oj the jury was
that the young men had come to
their deaths by being overcome by
mine damp in a deserted mine and
that they were trespassing, at the
time. The parents and friends of
the three unfortunate young men are
grief stricken, and Mrs. Cole is in a
serious condition as a result of the
shock of the tragedy. The older
of the 'Cole boys is survived by a
wife and a two' months old child.
ARE MEETING HERE
Colored Masons of Illinois and
Iowa in Session at King
IS CAUSE OF DEATH
Kdward Keel, 8-year-old Orion Ial,
Dies of Heart Failure nt
Edward Keel, the 8-year-old son of
Mrs. Melville Keel of Orion, died last
evening at 10 o'clock in Milan, where
his parents had-taken him to operated
upon for a slight throat ailment. The
lad was operated upon Sunday after
noon at 2 o'clock successfully. His
death was due to heart failure. The
remains were sent to Orion this noon
WILL DELIVER AN ADDRESS
William J. Shields, Labor leader,
Here Iabor Day.
William J. Shields of Jamaica
Plains, Mass., general organizer of the
Carpenters' and Joiners' union ;f
America and first president of that
order. Is to he the speaker at th
Iabor day exercises at Prospect park
Word to this effect has berti received
by the committee in charge of the
arrangements for the day. Other
speakers for the afternoon have been
secured and include a number of prom
inent local meii.
HOLD YEARLY ELECTION
Thomas M. Holland of Chicago Grand
High Priest Are .10 Delegates .
The 2Cth annual conclave -of the
grand chapter of colored Royal Arch
Masons of Illinois and Iowa was held
In King Solomon lodge hall yesterday.
After a short social session the elec-
ion of officers for the next vear wns
held. The result of the election was
Grand High Priest Thomas M.
Deputy Grand High Priest E V.
Banks, Des Moines.
Grand King J. A. Walker. Snrinir-
Grand Scribe G. W. Carr, Cairo,
Grand Treasurer W. 12." Berry, Chi
Grand Secretary R. I.' Hodge, Chicago
Grand Lecturer A. J. Youmr.
The officers appointed for the follow
ing year were: ' s
Captain of Host A. O. Ferguson.
Principal Sojourner L. W. Dickin
Grand Chaplain S. B. Walkun.
Royal Arch Captain T. B. Harrison.
Master of the First Veil V rn ill;
Master of the Second Veil C. A
Ricks, Du Quoin.
Master of the Third Veil J R
King. Rock Island.
Sentinel A. Fietcher, Chicago. '
WrloomeU by Mayor.
This morning at 10 o'clock tho
grand commandery. Knights Templar,
met at the King Solomon lodge hall.
Mayor George W. McCaskrin delivered
the address of welcome and Grand
Eminent Commander Josenh Mnnrp nf
Chicago delivered his annual address.
There are 13 commanderies
hented in the meeting hv about r.n
Tonight the Masons will hold their
grand ball at Armory hall. There will
also be a banquet and a drill by sev
eral commanderies in full dress uniform.
Tomorrow the commanderies will at
tend the- annual picnic in South Ro?k
nearly .so much to blame as it was' attendance of members is expected.
said he was.
Johnny Cocash. may be blacklisted
by Little Rock to which club he was
rarmed by New York. He had a dis
agreement with Manager Finn and it
is claimed that -since that time has
not been doing conscientious work.
Evansville is ready- to drop out of
the Central league, but the Grand Ray-
ids owners announce if it does the
Grand Rapids franchise will be trans
ferred to Evansville. Springfield.
Ohio, may take the Indiana town's
Umpire Dan Fitzsimmons of the
Southern league, after working two
weeks with several ribs broken from i
foul tip. submitted to an operation i.i
the belief that he was suffering from
appendicitis. The physician informed
mm no operation was necessary hut he
is taking a vacation.
Daughters of Covenant Meet. A
meeting of the Daughters of .the Cov
enant of the First Methodist church
was held last evening at. the home of
Mrs. V. E. Martin, 1026 Fourteenth-and-a-half
street. A good -attendance
marked the meeting, and several busi
ness matters relative to the Bociety
were transacted. Late in the afternoon
refreshments were, served. t
To Give Card Party. Arrangements
'have been made by the Red Cross so-
ciety for a card party to be given at
the Red Cross sanitarium tomorrow
afternoon at 2:45 o'clock.
PREPARE FOR TAG,
DAY IH OCTOBER
Bethany Protective Association Di
rectors Make Plans Meet on
Hoard the Weyerhaeuser.
Society news, written or telephoned
;o the society editor of The Argus, will
e gladly received and published. But
in either case the identity ot the sender
.oust be made known, to insure relia
olllty. Written notices" must bear sis;
aature and address.J
Gamble-Lundberg. A pretty wed
ding in which Miss Goldie V. Gamble
and Edward L. Lundberg were united
in marriage, took place yesterday
morning at the Christ church rectory,
Moline, and was performed by the
pastor. Rev. G. A. Musson."" Only tho
immediate relatives of the bridil
couple were in attendance. Mr. and
Mrs. Luudberg departed for the east
for a wedding trip after the ceremony. I
The bride is a Moline girl and a grad
uate of the schools of that city. For j
some time past she had been con-.
nected with the Square Deal shoe
store. Mr. Lundberg is a resident of'
Rockford, 111., and is claim agent for :
the Rock Island road at Rock Island.
Both will make their future home " in
Will Honor Chicagoan. A dinner
will be siven at the Watch Tower Inn
this evening by the members of the
Rock Island County Medical society in
honor of Dr. Finley Ellingwood of
Chicago, who is to deliver an address
before the society during the evening
Covers will be laid for about 23 an J
dinner will be served at 6: SO o'clock.
Dr. Ellingwood is the editor of a med
ical journal and is the author of a
text book on theraputics as well as an
extensive treatise on the principals
and practice of medicine. Dr. Elling
wood will talk on "The Present Status
of the Study of Theraputics." A largi
RECORD OF LEAGUES.
(Continued from Pope Three.)
Minneapolis, S; Columbus, 1.
Kansas City, 1; Indianapolis, 2.
St. Paul, 3; Toledo, C.
Keokuk, 2: Ottumwa, 1.
Jacksonville. 0; Burlington, 7.
Hannibal. 10-5; Kewanee. 4-4.
Qnincy. 2; Waterloo, 5:
Evansville. 2; Fort Wayne, 1.
Zanesville. 6; South Bend. 4.
Terre Haute, 3; Dayton, 7.
Wheeling, 4-9; Grand Rapids, 3-8
(second game 11 innings).
Canton. 2; Beardstown. 0.
Monmouth, 4; Macomb. 1.
Galcsburg, 1-5; Pekin, C-3.
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Bloommgton is to give a brush
catcher named Ray Ludwick a trial
He has been playing with Monticello
Bloomington has turned down an of
fer of $300 for George Cutshaw from
Lincoln on the ground that ihe playor
is worth more money.
Bloomington has dropped Croft, who
was carried as change catcher. Nig
Langdon, who has been out with a
broken finger, has reported.
The Sacramento and Stockton clubs
in the California outlaw league are in
a bad way and it Is expected that th
organization will collapse within the
Sweeney of Boston and Oakes and
Egan of Cincinnati, all former Three
Eye leaguers, will probably be mem
bers of a team of National leaguers
who will go barnstorming on the coast
Manager Plass has quit the Dubuque
team after a dispute with one of the
club's, directors. He will be sus
pended. Eddie Taylor has been plac3d
in charge of the team. .Plass would
be a good -man for Rock Island lo
Bloomington threatens to protest the
sale of Spencer to Davenport on the
ground that such transactions are il
legal after Aug. 1. Bloomington still
has hopes of overhauling Davenport
uerore tne end of the season.
' Beany Jacobsen pitched for Decatur
yesterday, despite the announcement
that he would never appear tn a Com
modore . uniform again. It is . nov
claimed that the stories of bis attack
upon a newspaper cartoonist at De
catur were all wrong and he was not
. Another tag day is due the cities of
Rock Island and Moline, according, to
the arrangements which were made
last evening at the meeting of. the
board of directors of the Bethany Pro
tective association. The date for the
tag day has not yet been determined,
further thaa it will be held during the
early part of October. The prelimin
ary plans were mapped out at last ev
ening's meeting, and will be carried
out by a special committee appointed
for this purpose.
A departure from the usual meet
ings was made last evening when the
meeting was held aboard the steamer
Weyerhaeuser, the members being the
guests of Miss Sue Denkmann. The
steamer went down the river about 10
miles and returned shortly after 10
During the past year the city of
Rock Island raised the sum of $1,154
for the home. The bills allowed and
ordered paid for the year amounted to
$344.30. The house report showed that
during the last month there were 22
boys and 11 girls at the home, four
were received and three boys and
three girls were sent out during the
A committee composed of Hon
Thomas Campbell, Louis O. Jahns, J.
B. Oakleaf. George W. Gamble and
John H. Hauberg was named to attend
the farmers' picnic at. Lyford's grove,
Port Byron, next week. This commit
tee will solicit donations for the home
booth, which is to be opened at the
Steamer Columbia to Muscatine ev'
ery Saturday at 4 p. m.
IG0RR0TES LIVE IN NATIVE
STATE AT THE EXPOSITION
Interesting Feature May Now Be Seen True
Home Life Customs, etc. Portrayed.
Primitive life In Its crudest form is
to be found at the Exposition grounds .
Men attired in nothing more than a
scant wisp of fabric, living in grass
covered huts, and cooking their food
.u i une fiieplaces made of stone. These
,tti;ie are me uomoc igonoies ironi
Lint- fhiuppiue islands.
These are lu re in charge of Lieuten
ant George D. Beaity, who has spent
most of his life in the Philippines,
and has made a special study of the
life of the Igorrote. These people are
not the enlightened, civilized Filipino,
but are mountain tribes found in the
center of the island of Luzon. Their
life is fully 2.01M) yeass- behind the civ
ilized world, the reason for this being
that the land they occupy is of no
value, and when the islands were un
der Spanish control they were left en
tirely alone, enjoying their head-hunting
expeditions and dog feasts. Today,
however, the United States govern
ment is educating them and in a very
few years there will be no more "In
dians and the Philippines," as they
are sometimes called. '
There are eight or nine Igorrote
tribes, each occupying a separate river
valley and several miles of territory.
The.Boutoc Igorrote is 'one of these
tribes and are more interesting, than
any of the others, being the only tribe
that practices trial marriage.
In the village that Lieutenant Beatty
is presenting, every effort has been
made to portray the true home life of
these children of nature. Their huts
are the same as those in their native
land and were built by the Igorrote
after their arrival in this country. They
include the "bor maris" house, which
is nothing more than a crude shelter
from the rains of the long wet season
and chilly blasts of the night. As the
Igorrote's life is spent more out of
doors than in, it serves more as a
sleeping place than home. The "rich
man's house Is constructed at consid
erable expense. Each piece of timber
is completed at the time It is cut from
'tho tfoa and left on thi mountain side
!to season, after remaining there three
' years. When all the material is ready,
the owner gets several men to hold
.what might be called a building bee,
as there are no wages, but all are
feasted on rice meal and native wine
The "O-lag" is another interesting
house. It is the sleeping place for all
unmarried females. It is here that all
the courting is done in the presence of
all of the single women of the village.
so that the man can hardly have two
loves at one time, which would not be
to the liking of a good many civilized
Near the "O-lag" is the "Ato," which
is the government council chamber of
the village. The trial marriage house
the widows' hut, the pig pen, and sev
eral other houses are shown in all
their crude forms.
The weaving of cloth in Bontoc Is
done by the women. The loom used
is said to be the most primitive in use
today. It is very simple in construc
tion, all parts being made of wood or
bamboo, with a pad around the wo
man's back. By leaning back on the
pad she gets the necessary tension
but, simple as it is, one can watch her
an hour and not tell how the weaving
In Bontoc they gather the cotton
from a tree that grows wild in the
lower altitudes. This tree bears a pod
like fruit containing a good cotton
fiber. The natives place the raw ma
terial in a hollow bamboo tube, and
carefully pulling it out, the fiber is
rolled on their thighs, and they spin it
into yarn. This is dyed to the desired
colors by using the native vegetable
barks. The yarn is then stiffened in
race water, reeled by hand, and is
then ready for the loom.
Although Lieutenant Beatty has ex
hausted his supply of native-made yarn
and has supplied American yarn for
the weavers, he has a cotton spinner
and shows all the processes necessary
to prepare the raw material for the
Some of the many other interesting
things to be seen will be the manufac
turing of metal pipes, the various
dances of the natives, sham battles.
and spear throwing. The natives have
no composite weapons, such as the
bow and arrow, as other primitive peo-1
pies, but use instead for long distance '
fighting a spear which Is thrown by
hand. With this crude weapon some
remarkable results are secured.
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Alaska - Yukon - Pacific Exposition
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