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Texas State Association of Architects Correspondence

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Meeting called to order by V.P. J.R.G + address

1st Minutes read and approved

2d Reading Presidents ad -dispensed with

3d Rep ex. com. approved

4th Rep standing Com (none)

5th " spl " "

6th unfinished business "

7th New business - appointed Com to draft resolutions upon the death of V.P. Alfred Muller + Tom Wood Res by McDonald - Res by overbeck about certificates of membership Res by Gordon about liscensing [licensing] architects. ---..--- Com design for certificate of membership Payment of annual dues - Passed until the sense of the association is had upon resolution of McDonald Election of officers : Moved by B. McD. sec by overbeck JRG. Passd unanimous -- B. McD V.P. unanimous F.S. Glover 2d V.P. H.A. Overbeck. Sec'y A.A. Meyer Treas.

Ex Com J.R.G. ch B McD. F.S. Glover H.A. Overbeck. A.A. Meyer

Special Com. Res Death A. Muller. J.R.G. B. McD. + H.A O. Res Death Tom Wood same

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Texas State Association of Architects 11

The receipts show for annual dues and balance from last year, $95.00 Disbursements, . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 74.15 _______ Leaving a balance in hand of. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $20.85

Owing to a great many members being behind in their dues, we beg to submit the following motion which the secretary has been instructed to send to each delinquent member:

That any member who is in arrears for the year 1889, or previous years, be notified that unless the same are paid within thirty days from date of notice he will stand suspended on resoluton of the Executive Committee.

The resignation of W. C. Dodson, of Waco, was received and accepted at San Antonio.

Four Members have been suspended for non-payment of dues.

The following were elected as members of the Association: Alfred Muller, Galveston; P. S. Rabitt, Galveston; S. B. Haggert, Fort Worth; M. R. Sanguinet, Fort Worth.

More marked activity and interest on the part of the members will result in much good. J. J. KANE, Chairman.

Moved by Nat'l Tobey, seconded by M. McQuirk, that the report of the Executive Committee be adopted. Carried.

Moved by S. B. Haggart, seconded by Geo. E. Dickey, that the Association adopt an appropriate bronze or silver badge. Each member to procure and wear same, and that the president appoint a committee to design and have struck off about twenty badges; the members to pur- chase their badges and not to make it a charge against the Association.

The president signified his approval of the badge and appointed S. B. Haggart and F. W. Kane on this committee.

Moved by Geo. E. Dickey that 250 copies of the report of proceed- ings be procured and be distributed by the secretary to the members; and that $20.00 or so much as is required be appropriated for cost of publi- cation. Carried.

The Committeee on Nomination presented their report :

Gentlemen-- We, your Committee on Nomination of Officers for the

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12 Proceedings of the Fifth Annual Convention _________________________________________________________________________

ensuing year, beg leave to submit for your consideration the following named officers:

President, . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . James Wahrenberger.

Vice-President, . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Nathaniel Tobey.

Second Vice-President, . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Geo. E. Dickey.

Treasurer, . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . G. M. Tozer.

Secretary, . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Geo. W. Stewart.

EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE. J. J. Kane, Chairman M. McQuirk. S. B. Haggart. W. W. Larmour. J. Larmour.

The report of the committee was adopted and the secretary authorized to cast a ballot in compliance with the report as the unanimous choice of the convention.

Number of votes cast, ten.

ROLL OF MEMBERSHIP

A. B. Bristol, . . . . . . . . . . . . 125 . . . . . . . . Dallas[struck through]. Denison

x Alfred F. Beckman, . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .San Antonio.

Geo. E. Dickey, . . . . . . 125 . . . . . . . . . . . . . Houston.

J. Riley Gordon, . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .San Antonio.

x Alfred Giles, . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .San Antonio.

S. B. Haggart, . .+Sanguinet. . . 175 . . . . . . . . . . . . . Fort Worth.

x Eugene T. Heiner, . . . . . . . . . . 125 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Houston.

Sam P Herbert, . . . . . . . . . . . . 125 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Waco.

Frank W. Kane, . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Fort Worth.

Geo. S. Kane, . . . . . . . . . . . . . 250 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Fort Worth.

J. J. Kane, . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Fort Worth.

Geo. E. King, . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 125 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . El Paso.

J. Larmour, . . + Watson . . . . . . 175 . . . . . . . . . . . . . Austin.

W W. Larmour, . . . . . . . . . . . . 125 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Waco.

Burt McDonald, . . . . . . . . . . . . 125 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Austin.

M. McQuirk, . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 125 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Dallas.

Alfred Muller, . . . . . . . . . . . . 125 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Galveston.

P. S. Rabitt, . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 125 . . . . . . . . . . . .Galveston.

Oscar Ruffini, . . . . . . . . . . . . 125 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . San Angelo.

Sanguinet, . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Fort Worth.

Geo. W. Stewart, . . . . . . . . . 125 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Dallas.

Nathaniel Tobey, . . . . . . . . . 125 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Dallas.

Guy M. Tozer [struck through], . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Dallas.

W. H. Tyndall [struck through], . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Galveston.

Albert Ullrich, . . . . . . . . . . . 125 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Dallas.

James Wahrenberger, . . . . . 125 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . San Antonio.

A.O. Watson, . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Austin.

//numerous hand written notes added to the membership roll://

//numerals transcribed between name and city all handwritten//

//second personal name on any line is handwritten in format "+ [name]"//

//"Dallas" opposite name "A.B. Bristol" is struck through and "Denison" written above it//

//"X" in left margin by name "Alfred F. Beckman''//

//"X" in left margin by name "Alfred Giles''//

//"X" in left margin by name "Eugene T. Heiner''//

//"Guy M. Tozer" is struck through//

//"W. H. Tyndall" is struck through//

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[Engraving of building at upper left of page with caption as follows:] CITY HALL, ALFRED MULLER, ARCHITECT

ESTABLISHED 1887. TELEPHONE 5[missing]

OFFICE OF

ALFRED MULLER, ARCHITECT, HEIDENHEIMER BUILDING.

CITY HALL, GALVESTON

SAM HOUSTON NORMAL SCHOOL HUNTSVILLE, TEXAS

CALCASIEU BANK, GALVESTON, (RECONSTRUCTED)

TREMONT OPERA HOUSE

H. MARWITZ, RESIDENCE, GALVESTON

J. C. TRUBE, RESIDENCE GALVESTON

ISLAND CITY PROTESTANT AND ISRAELITISH ORPHAN HOME.

SOUTHWESTERN TELEGRAPH AND TELEPHONE CO. EXCHANGE.

Plans with all modern Improvements Specifications and Estimates made for all classes of buildings.

Galveston, Texas, ........Aug. 14, ..........189[missing edge of page]

James Riely Gordon Architect San Antonio Tex.

Dear Colleague _ Yours of Aug 8 and 11 rec'd. - Many thanks for the very substantial evidence [missing edge of page] friendship on your part at your recent meeting - i.e. paying my r[d]elinquent dues. Kindly advise me what the amount is, so I can forward it to you. I am sorry to sa[y] that I can impossible attend the coming meeting at Dallas, as business has picked [missing edge of page] a little after long stagnation and I wi[missing edge of page] have to keep my shoulder at the wheel for awhile. With kindest regards to your g[missing edge of page] wife and family.

I am most truly yours [missing edge of page] Alfred Mull[missing edge of page]

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The DRISKILL American Plan G.W. LITTLEFIELD, PROPRIETOR. J.A. HUGHSTON, MANAGER.

RATES $2.50 TO $5.00 PER DAY

[Building image] STATE HEADQUARTERS T.P.A.

AUSTIN, TEXAS, [blank] 189[blank]

J. Riely Gordon V.P. + acting President of Tex State Assn Archts.

I have to report the death of two of our much valued members Tom Woods of Sherman President of the Association and Alfred Muller of Galveston one of the Vice Presidents of the Association.

The Executive Committee has the pleasure to report favorably upon the enclosed application of Mr H.A. Overbeck of Dallas, Texas,

Respectfully,

Burt McDonald

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