Looking Back: Jan. 16, 2013
125 YEARS AGO
January 18, 1888
Miss Cora Cripps of Burlington has closed her school on account of the prevalence of scarlet fever.
A Kentucky regiment, the 41st, served through the war but was never mustered out or discharged. It is said the surviving members will claim continuous pay amounting to $3,588 each from the government. If there is a man in the regiment who would take this sum from the government for services he never rendered his country, we will venture the assertion he made a mighty poor soldier.
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