Slagle Death

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BODY OF DUCATOR S E SENT TO SOUTH DAKOTA Dr. Robert Slagle Died on Train Near Indianapolis. PRESIDENT OF UNIVERSITY The body of Dr. Robert Lincoln Slagle, president of the University of South Dakota, and a nationally - known educator, who died on a Big Four train near Indianapolis Tuesday night, was removed to Vermillion, S. D at noon Wednesday. Funeral services and burial wlU be in Vermillion Friday. Dr. Slagle. who was in lmualred J health, was en route from South Da kota to Charleston. W. Va.. with a small party, including his sister. Mrs. John Lalng. with whom he was to live In retirement. The party was In a Pullman compartment of the train, which arrived in Indianapolis at 6:05 o'clock. The body was removed from the train, and taken to the Fiarmer & Buchanan mortuary. Dr. Slagle presented bis resignation to the university to become effective September 1, 1929, but had been forced to quit his work January S when he suffered a paralytic stroke. Ills condition had been regarded as serious since that time. He had been president of the university since February February 1, 1914. Did Food Study Work. Born in Hanover, Pa., March 17, - 1885, Dr. Slagle received his early education In private schools there. He was graduated from Lafayette College at Eastern. Pa., with the degree of bachelor of arts in 1887 and received received his master's degree from the same school three years later. He received received his Ph. D. from Johns Hopkins University In 1894. After doing special food study work with D. O. W. Atwater at Mlddleton, Conn., in 1894. Dr. Slagle became pro fessor cf chemistry in 1895 at south Dakota College, now known as the South Dakota State College of Agriculture Agriculture and Mechanical Arts. He held this position two years and then became became affiliated with the faculty of the South Dakota School of Mines. He later became president of the. school. j In 1905 he returned to the agricultural agricultural and mechanical arts college as president and held the office until accepting accepting the presidency of the university university in 1914. He was honored with the degree of LL. D. from Lafayette - College in 1922 and the Sc. D. from the University of South Dakota In 1927. Others In Party. He m as elected to Phi Beta Kappa, honorary scholastic fraternity, while in Johns Hopkins University. He was a fellow in the A. A. A. S.. a member of the Scabbard and Blade, i military fraternity, and of the Scot tish Rite and Knights Templars. He also was a member of the Episcopal church. He married Miss Oertrude Anna Relmann, of Philadelphia, in 189S. Mrs. Slagle died In 1915. Others beside his sister In the party en route to West Virginia were s niece. Miss Oertrude Liang, of Charleston: Mrs. Katherine Murray, a nurse, and O. H. Hiserman. Chicago Chicago manager of the Wiatt Coal Sales Company, a branch of John Liang's business In West Virginia. Mr. Liang Joined the party in Indianapolis Wednesday. Other survivors are a brother. Luther 8. Slagle. of Philadelphia, and another niece, Mrs. Herbert Garrard, of Baltimore. Lut Rites far Mrs. Amelia Smith. Funeral services for Mrs. AmeUa Smith, age seventy - five, will be held Thursday at 2 p. ra. at the Crooked Creek Baptist church. Burial will be '; In the Southport Baptist cemetery. Mrs. Smith died Tuesday at the home of her daughter. Mrs. Jessie M. Clark. 1914 North Harding street. She was a lifelong resident of Marion county, and was one of the oldest members of the Crooked Creek Baptist church, j Survivors are three sons. Edward S. Smith. Anderson, and Harry H. and Bert Smith, both of Indianapolis; three daughters, Mrs. Lillian Dale. St. Petersburg. Fla.: Mrs. Maude Hill and Mrs. Clark. Indianapolis, and two brothers. William Seburn. Indiana - polls, and Harvey T. Seburn. Kansas City, Mo. Charles KeUermeyer Dies. Charles Kellermeyer. age sixty - five, j is dead at his home. 1330 Kealing are - , nue. Mr. Kellermeyer was born on a farm west of Indianapolis and was , educated In the city schools. He was a member of the Union Seventh Day Adventist church. Funeral services , will be held Thursday, at 2 p. m . at the home In the charge of the Rev. O. L. Denslow. pastor of the Union church. Burial will be at Anderson. Mr. Kellermeyer Is survived bv the widow, Mrs, Mary DeMott kellermeyer; kellermeyer; two daughters. Mrs. C. Otto Hietkam and Mrs. Thomas V. Abel; two brothers. Chris and Henry Kellermeyer. Kellermeyer. all of Indianapolis, and two sisters. Mrs. C. W. Schatte. Lawrence, and Mrs. Mary Hutto. Hudson. Kas. Stricken While Preparing Luncheon. (Sixvial to Th ImlUnaro!i Xewaf GREENWOOD. Ind: January 30. i Mrs. Belle Vandyke, age seventy - six. wife of John Vandyke, died today, as j I j j j I I

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  1. The Indianapolis News,
  2. 30 Jan 1929, Wed,
  3. Page 5

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