The Inland Architect and News Record Volume 12

The Inland Architect and News Record Volume 12

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1888 edition. Excerpt: ... ill-timed, ill-considered and, though perhaps not from the standpoint of its movers, unjustifiable act of protest against an imagined but not existing outside influence upon the action of nominating committees, caused the defeat of the official nominee for the presidency, than whom we believe there is not one in the association better qualified for the duties of the presiding officer of this association, by intellectual capacity and attainments, by innate pluck, perseverance and industry, and an indomitable resolution to bring to a successful issue every task and duty undertaken, and with the address and experience in handling affairs and men, than Mr. Burnham; and while we believe that the Western Association has vitality, strength and momentum enough to exist and to grow, and to achieve success, no matter who is its president, yet we think its progress would have been augmented had the counsel of the regular nominating committees been followed by the convention. HE fifth annual convention C of the Western Association of Architects convened at the assembly room in the Leland Hotel, Chicago, November 21, pursuant to the call of the secretary, and in accordance with order of adjournment of the previous annual convention, held at Cincinnati, November 16, 1887. President Sidney Smith, of Omaha, called the convention to 1/ order at I A.M. / The Chair: Gentlemen, you will please come to order, as the hour has arrived for the opening of this convention. The secretary will call the roll. Secretary Normand S. Patton, of Chicago, proceeded with the roll call. Thirty-nine members answered to their names, after which the president delivered his opening address, as follows: -and r: ' 11!! ', tao--of the Young Giant of t e est. But there is still much...show more

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  • Paperback | 190 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 10mm | 349g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236774329
  • 9781236774323