Fire destrys green hills club
Fire Destroys Green. Hills Club Near KC, Boy Dies In Blaze KANSAS CITY, April 12 ffl — A 12-year-old boy lost his life today in a fire that destroyed the Green Hills club in Platte County near Parkville. The young victim, who had been helping his father clean the two-story colonial style structure, was Colby B. Laswell. His father, Them C. Laswell, co-operator of the club, a tavern, said the boy went to sleep while he went to a restaurant to get a sandwich. Less than an hour later he returned to find the building in flames. Green Hills once was a notorious gambling spot.