Business: Idaho Flurry

Founded long before most Idahoans can remember, Boise's First National of Idaho had grown to be the State's largest bank. As long as all Idahoans can remember, First National has stood as solid as the Continental Divide. Even after Boise City National Bank closed last month, no one eyed First National with suspicion. With no runs, no inklings of imminent trouble, First National's customers one morning last week found posted on the doors a terse note from the U. S. bank examiner stating that the directors had voted to close the institution in...

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