A look back in time

Opinion

November 15, 2018 - 9:28 AM

70 Years Ago
November 1948

12 — With the weather ideal, sunny and warm, observers estimated that at least 20,000 came to watch the longest, most colorful parade in Iola’s Armistice Day history.

15 — A crew of several workmen is in the midst of giving the Missouri Pacific passenger depot a complete face lifting, Bert Thompson, local agent, said today. The former waiting room at the west end of the building is being converted into an office. A new passenger room is being built in the space just east of the office, formerly occupied by the dispatcher and other employees.

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