Concordia, March 28-- Guy L. Slavens, of this city, committed suicide yesterday by shooting himself in the head. Death ensued instantly. The act is supposed to have been committed while despondent over business matters.
Abilene (Kansas) Daily Chronicle, March 29, 1899.
Oscar Slavens of Kansas City was here to attend the funeral of his brother. He threatens to make the climate pretty hot for those people responsible for his death.
Concordia (Kansas) Empire, March 30, 1899.