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2 The Southern Chapter, A. I. A.

Letters of approbation and commendation were read from the following named architects, who for various reasons could not be present: C. C. Burke, and James B. Cook, of Memphis, Tenn.; Alexander Blair, of Macon, Ga.; L. G. DeLisle, Thomas Sully, Albert Toledano, Paul Andry and S. R. Duval, of New Orleans, La.; A. DeLisle of Chattanooga, Tenn.; M. J. Dimmock, and Carl Ruehrmund, of Richmond, Va.; W. T. Cotter, of Jacksonville, Fla.; Frank Niernsee, of Columbia, S. C.; J. F. Hutcheson, of Mobile, Ala.; H. C. Thompson, of Nashville, Tenn.; T. H. Maddox, W. S. Smith, J. L. Rousseau, Harry Wheelock, and Charles Wheelock, of Birmingham, Ala.; J. F. Baumann, of Knoxville, Tenn.; L. E. Thornton, of Mayesville, Miss.; N. J. Clayton, of Galveston, Tex.; A. S. Eichberg, of Savannah, Ga.; and J. G. Longstreet, of Gainesville, Ga.

On motion of Mr. Lind the Chair appointed a committee of three (3) members on Constitution and By-Laws, for the purpose of organizing the Southern Chapter of the American Institute of Architects; and the following committee was appointed; Messrs. Lind, Helmich and Tinsley; and after due deliberation, the Committee made their report, and upon the motion of Mr. Bruce it was determined that the Constitution and By-Laws recommended, be read and adopted by sections.

The Constitution and By-Laws and the Schedule of Charges, etc., after having been read and fully discussed, and adopted by sections, were in each case adopted as a whole.

On motion of Mr. Lind, the meeting adjourned to eight (8) o'clock this P. M.

Night Session: According to adjournment, the meeting reassembled at eight o'clock this evening, with Mr. Woodruff in the chair, who stated that the first business for consideration was the election officers for the ensuing year, and upon the motion of Mr. Helmich, who placed the name of Mr. Bruce in nomination for the office of President, the Secretary was requested to cast the vote of this Chapter, which resulted in the election of Mr. A. C. Bruce as the President.

Upon the motion of Mr. Nixon, who placed the name of Mr. Goodrich in nomination for the office of Vice-President, the Secretary was requested to cast the vote of this Chapter,

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M. P. Lindsey, Atlanta, Ga.; and on motion of Mr. L. F. Goodrich, the by-law regarding the Letter Ballot was suspended, and they were unanimously elected members of this Chapter.

The Board of Directors also recommended that such provisional action be taken by this Convention as will be necessary, and that the Secretary be requested to correspond further, with reference to membership, with the following named architects: Thos. Sully, Paul Andry, C. A. Favrot, and S. G. Delisle, New Orleans, La.; N. J. Clayton, Galveston, Tex.; J. F. Baumann, Knoxville, Tenn.; and A. DeLisle, Chattanooga, Tenn.; which on motion of Mr. Norrman was unani imously adopted.

On motion of Mr. Nixon it was resolved that the paper known as the "Southern Architect" be sustained by this Chapter, and be used as the official organ to spread before the public generally, the deliberations of all its meetings, and all other matters of interest to the profession.

On motion of Mr. Nixon the Secretary was instructed to prepare and have inserted in the "Southern Architect" an article extending an invitation to the architects of the Southern States, to join this Chapter.

An invitation from the architects of Birmingham, Ala.; was presented by Mr. Helmich to this Chapter, to hold the next annual meeting in their city; and on motion of Mr. L. F. Goodrich, the invitation was accepted, and it was decided, unanimously, that the next meeting be held in Birmingham by a rising vote.

On motion of Mr. Morgan a vote of thanks was tendered to the press, and to all persons who have contributed to the success and welfare of the meeting of the Chapter.

On motion of Mr. Woodruff the convention of the Chapter at twelve (12) o'clock M., adjourned, sine die.

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