Thursday, Jan. 31 2013 12:03PM
80 years ago
The big farm of the Unity School of Christianity, north of town, now has 150 acres of young apple trees from one to three years old. In the big orchard are Jonathin, Winesap, Ganos, Yorks, Golden Delicious and about 15 acres of Yellow Transparent, a very fine summer apple.
Miss Nora Hall, a niece of Cole Younger, born on the old Younger farm four miles south of Lee’s Summit on Jan. 16, 1865, died at her home on Market Street. When she was a small child her parents, Richard and Frances Hall, moved to Lee’s Summit where she was educated. She was buried in the city cemetery.
70 years ago
Richard Marquette, 76, died at his home on North Green Street. He operated a cigar factory from 1895 to 1917. He was mayor of Lee’s Summit from 1916 to 1918.