T.J. Slavins, father or Mrs. W. N. Shamhari, of Ottawa, died yesterday morning at the home of his son, R.O. Slavins, near Centropolls, says the Ottawa Herald. Mr. Slavins would have been ninety years old next July. He received a fall this winter which resulted in the breaking of his hip, and a few weeks ago his house burned and he was barely rescued from it, being carried out on his sickbed. The funeral will be held from Centropolis Baptist church tomorrow at 10 o'clock. The body will be brought to Hope cemetery for burlal.
On Saturday evenlng at 7 o'clock in the same house, the 15-month old son of R.O. Slavins died of pneumonia. The child was burled at Baxter cemetery this morning at 10 o'clock.
The Hutchinson (Kansas) News, February 24, 1904.
Note: Based on a headstone at Find-A-Grave, the child is Frank T. Slavens.