TRI-WEEKLY STATESMAN – BOISE, IDAHO
Several days ago a
large number of the citizens of Idaho County met at the courthouse at
Mt. Idaho to take steps to organize the Idaho County Pioneer
Association. The meeting
was called to order by Hon. L.P. Brown, and J.H. Robinson elected
chairman and M.H. Truscott secretary.
The secretary was instructed to prepare a paper setting forth the
object of the association, and twenty-seven citizens signed the same.
A committee of six was appointed to draft a constitution and
by-laws to govern the same. The
chair appointed K.W. White, B.F. Morris, W.C. Pearson, J.G. Rowden, J.J.
Manuel and M.H. Truscott as such committee.
Moved and carried that all persons who were residents of Idaho
County prior to June 13, 1877, are eligible for membership.
The meeting then adjourned to meet again at the court house at
Mt. Idaho, on Saturday, August 6th, 1887, to consider the
constitution and by laws, and to effect a permanent organization