Old Settlers Association, September 2, 1874

Contributed by Carman Megehe

THIRD MEETING: At the Old Settlers meeting, Sept. 2, 1874, Hon. Wm. A. Grimshaw delivered an address of welcome, and interesting speeches were made by Col. Benj. Barney, Rev. J. P. Dimmitt, Dr. Hodgen, Mr. Turnbull, Judge Grigsby and others. Dr. P. E. Parker was elected Secretary in place of G. W. Jones, resigned. A motion was adopted changing the time of membership from 1840 to 1850; also a motion to establish a portfolio and gallery of likenesses of old settlers; and members and others were invited to send pictures. A social reception of old settlers was given in the evening at Bush's Hall.