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proper respect and friendship for each other in order to secure the confidence and respect of the public, and to succeed in the task that our association has laid out before it.

Moved by J. J. Kane, seconded by Geo. E. Dickey, that the thanks of the association are due to the President for his very able and interesting address. Unanimously adopted.

Mr. Dickey also moved that copies of the address be forwarded to the American Architect, Inaldn Architect, Northern Architect, North Western Architect, and other interested papers, and the full address be inserted in the Dallas daily papers. Adopted.

J. J. Kane moved that a committee of two, consisting of S. B. Haggart and G. M. Tozer, be appointed to draft a form of "Order of Business," so that the committee might report in proper order, and thus facilitate the carrying out of business during the sessions. Unanimously adopted.

J.J. Kane it was moved that the president appoint a committee of three members to offer names for officers for the ensuing year. Carried.

The president appointed the following committee: G. M. Tozer, Frank W. Kane and Geo. E. Dickey.

Frank W. Kane proposed that a committee consisting of M. McQuirk and S. B. Haggart be appointed to formulate rules under which architects will take part in competitive work and present same at next annual meeting. Seconded by N. Tobey and unanimously adopted.

This was a motion similar to one adopted at the the last annual meeting, but the committee failing to come together nothing was done, therefore action is deferred for several motnhs.

A motion to adjourn until 2 o'clock p. m. prevailed.

Wednesday Afternoon Sessions

The convention was called to order at 2:10 p. m., by the president.

The Committee on Order of Business presented their report which after being amended reads as follows:

To the Hon. President and members of the Texas Association of Architects:

Gentlemen - We, your committee, hereby respectfully submit the following


First. - Reading the minutes of previous annual meeting.

Second. - Reading President's address.

Third. - Report of Executive Committee.

Fourth. - Report of Standing Committee.

Fifth. - Report of Special Committees.

Sixth. - Unfinished Business.

Seventh. - New Business.

Eighth. - Payment of Annual Dues.

Ninth. - Election of Officers.

Tenth. - Appointment of Standing and Special Committees.

Respectfully submitted,

S. B. Haggart,
G. M. Tozer.

On motion of Frank Kane, seconded by M. McQuirk, the "Order of Business" as read was unanimously adopted.

Letters were read from Secretary Eugene T. Heiner and Geo. E. King, and ordered to be filed.

The minutes of the San Antonio meeting were read and approved. See page

The financial statesments of Secretary W. W. Larmour and Treasurer Eugene T. Heiner, were read and after discussion adopted.

The Executive Committee presented their report:

To the President and members of the Texas State Association of Architects:

Gentlemen - The Executive Committee beg leave to report that they have examined the statements of Secretary Larmour and Treasurer Heiner for the year 1889, but as they are unaccompanied by the books or vouchers, and neither of the above officers being present, prevents our making a full statement. See page 120 [extra?]

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