Relatives Are at Bedside of James W.L. Slavens's Son. John H. Slavens, son of James W.L. Slavens, is critically ill at the Bonaventure hotel. Mr. Slavens returned from Monterey, Mexico, where he was in the employ of the Guggenheimer syndicate as an assayer, about a month ago, and shortly after became ill with bronchial pneumonia. Early this morning his condition changed for the worse, and members of his family were summoned to his bedside.
Mr. Slavens's wife, who was Miss Kathleen Peare, granddaughter of the late John F. Marmaduke, a former governor of Missouri, and his 3-year-old son, are with him at the Bonaventure hotel.
Kansas City (Missouri) Star, July 20, 1904.
John H. Slavens, son of J.W.L. Slavens, is dangerously ill at the Bonaventure hotel with pneumonia. The attending physicians fear that Mr. Slavens cannot live through the night. Mr. Slavens is married.
.Kansas City (Missouri) Star, July 29, 1904.
The funeral of John H. Slavens, who died Thursday afternoon at the Bonaventure hotel, will be held from his mother's residence, 3016 Oak street, this afternoon at 4 o'clock. The Rev. Dr. Hughes will conduct the services and burial will take place in Union cemetery. The pallbearers will be Ralph Harris, George W. Jones Jr., Charles P. Bryant, L.H. Fox, Harry A. Haley, and A.B.H. McGee.
Kansas City (Missouri) Star, July 31, 1904.