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STATE ARCHITECTS.

Minutes of the Twelfth Annual Convention of the Association.

The State Association of Architects held their twelfth annual convention yesterday at the Oriental hotel.

The convention was called to order by President Gordon at 11 a.m. The minutes of the last convention were read and approved, followed by the president's address, after which many papers upon subjects of much interest to the profession were read.

The report of the executive committee was approved, and new members were elected subject to their passing an examination before the examining board, which will hereafter be appointed by the president.

[Drawing of J. Riley Gordon] J. RIELY GORDON, President, San Antonio. //right margin// Dallas News Oct 2 1901

J. Riley Gordon was elected president for the third time, Burt McDonald of Austin vice president, H. A. Overbeck of Dallas secretary, A. A. Meyer of Fort Worth treasurer.

The afternoon session was taken up principally by the discussion of new methods of construction, including several interesting lectures upon wiring, plumbing, foundations, etc.

Mr. George R. Mann of the St. Louis chapter of the American Institute of Architects was invited to address the convention. He chose as his subject "Heating and Ventilation." The address was technical, accompanied by many tests and experiments. He received a vote of thanks.

The convention will hereafter be held in Dallas during the fair, the exact date to be designated by the president.

A committee was appointed to formulate [a?] design to be engraved and used as a certificate of membership as well as for a new seal for the association.

The convention adjourned and had its annual dinner at the Oriental hotel.

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Texas State Association of Architects Correspondence

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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. Stephens Litho. & Eng. Co. St. Louis.

AUSTIN, TEXAS, Sep't 5 1896

Texas State Association of Architects

Gentlemen :

I desire to become a member of your association. I submit this, my application to your Honorable body

Respectfully yours H. A. Overbeck

Recommended by Burt McDonald J.R.Gordon

Recommended by Executive Committee Burt McDonald, Member of Comm. JR Gordon Ex officio Chairman

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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.

Marshall R. 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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