Life and Death Visit Same Day.

Child Was Born and Another Died of Scarlet Fever in Home of John P. Slavin.

Life and daeth visited in the home of John P. Slavin yesterday at 147 Georgetown street. The unusual occurrence of a burial of a child and the birth of a child in a home came when Mrs. Joanna Slavin, wife of Fireman Slavin, gave birth to a fourteen-pound boy and on the same day, Thomas L. Slavin, son of Fireman Slavin, was buried from his home. The child had died of scarlet fever. He was a grand nephew of the late Thomas Lyons, whose name he bore.

Lexington (Kentucky) Herald, January 7, 1906.