April 6-7, 1917
04-06-1917 Volume OE - Pages 31-32 Reno, Nevada April 6, 1917 The recessed meeting of the Board of Regents was called to order at 10:30 A.M. on April 6, 1917. Present: Regents O'Brien, Baker, Curler, Sullivan and Abel, and Acting President Lewers. The minutes of the meetings of the Board of Regents and the vari- ous committees up to and including March 8, 1917 were approved with the understanding that the minutes show that the old Board of Regents were the first to ask that the survey of the Univer- sity should be made by the U. S. Department of Education. The regular order of business was dispensed with. After discussion relative to the purchase of the Stock Farm and to the abstract of title, thereto, it was moved by Regent Curler that Claim No. 177, amounting to $43,000 for the purchase of the Wheeler Farm as a Stock Farm for the University, be approved by the Board of Regents. Record vote being taken was as follows: Mrs. Baker Aye Mr. O'Brien Aye Mr. Curler Aye Dr. Sullivan Aye Mr. Abel Aye Mr. Geo. N. Ferris, Mr. F. J. De Longchamps and Messrs. Lewis and Ellery of the firm of Lewis, Ellery and Sexton appeared before the Board as applicants for the appointment of architects for the Agricultural building. Appointments were made for them to appear before the Board singly the same day as follows: Mr. De Longchamps 1:30 to 2:00 Mr. Ferris 2:00 to 2:30 Mr. Lewis 2:30 to 3:00 Mr. Colin Cazier appeared before the Board and asked that the University take a two-page ad in the Artemisia at a price of $20 per page. Mr. Cazier was requested to present the matter the following day in writing. The Board took a recess until 1:30 P.M. The meeting was resumed at 2:15 P.M., April 6, 1917. Present: Regents Baker, Curler, O'Brien, Sullivan and Abel, and Acting President Lewers. Informal discussion was held with the architects as arranged for. Mr. De Longchamps, Mr. Ferris and Messrs. Lewis, Ellery and Sexton appeared before the Board. Regent Curler was excused at 4 o'clock. The Board approved and signed the payroll for March 1917 and voucher No. 55 in favor of the University Revolving Fund for $16,191.51 was ordered drawn. The Board approved and signed State Claims Nos. 166 to 176 in- clusive amounting to $10,197.32: Claim No. 144 for $43,000 for the purchase of the Stock Farm; and Claims Nos. 178 and 179 for the General Support of the University for $10,065.27. The Board also approved Claims 54, 55 and 56 against the Regents General Fund (including the March payroll) for a total of $17,086.57. Claim No. 174 in favor of the Twentieth Century Club for $25, Claim No. 179 in favor of Dalton, Clifford and Wilson for $94.27 were laid over for further consideration. The Board took a recess until April 9 at 10 o'clock A.M.