Harvard, Neb., Feb. 5-- Patrick T. Slavin, advance agent for the Owens Woodson Colored Vaudeville company, was found dead in his room this noon in the Commercial hotel in this city. The was billing the city yesterday and retired last night in his usual health. Not arising for breakfast he was not disturbed until noon, when he was found dead. Sheriff Secord empaneled a jury and held an inquest over the body, which returned a verdict that the death resulted from heart failure.
Omaha (Nebraska) Morning World-Herald, February 6, 1899.