04/08/1898
UCCSN Board of Regents' Meeting Minutes
April 8-9, 1898








04-08-1898

Volume OC - Pages 156-157



                          Reno, Nevada

                         April 8, 1898



The Board of Regents met at their Office at 10 o'clock A.M.

Friday, April 8, 1898.  Present:  W. E. F. Deal, J. N. Evans and

H. S. Starrett.



Minutes of December 2, 31, January 31 and February 28 were read

and approved.



Balance sheets showing the conditions of the Funds on hand

March 31 read and considered.



President Stubbs presented his formal report considering all

matters connected with the University.



On motion of Regent Deal, seconded by Regent Starrett, the fol-

lowing resolution was passed:



    RESOLVED, that a leave of absence for the purpose of study

    and travel for one year from the first of August, 1898, with-

    out salary, is herewith granted to Professor J. E. Church of

    the Department of Latin, and the Secretary is instructed to

    advise Professor Church in writing of said action.



On motion of Regent Deal, the Register for 1898 and the opening

of the University for the Fall term, commencing August 15, 1898,

was approved.



The Honorable Charles Kaiser, Vice President of the Reno Water

Land and Light Company, appeared before the Board to consider

electric light and water rates.  The Board asked for a reduction

of the electric light to Seventy Five Dollars per month for

lighting all buildings and grounds, and the water for grounds

and all buildings to Four Hundred Dollars per year, both reduc-

tions to commence from April 1, 1898.  The reduction was accepted

by Mr. Kaiser for the Water and Light company and the Board of

Regents for the University.



Claims were allowed as follows:



    Agricultural and Mechanical College Fund



        March Payroll           Employees             1607.67

        L. D. Folsom                                     1.30

        John Michael                                   129.45

        Geo. H. Taylor                                  37.28

        Reno Mercantile Co.                             35.20

        Nevada Hardware & Supply Co.                    20.30

        Cala Electric Works                             25.65

                                                     $1856.85



    Contingent University Fund and 90,000 Acre Grant



        March Payroll           Employees             1143.73

        Nevada Hardware & Supply Co.                     8.50

        Gazette Publishing Co.                           6.00

        R. W. Parry                                      8.00

        Geo. H. Taylor                                  31.32

        Nevada Bell Telephone Co.                       10.00

        C. J. Brooking                                  12.85

        Reno Water & Light Co.                         325.00

        Geo. A. Booth                                   53.75

        Reno Mill & Lumber Co.                          61.06

        Reno Mercantile Co.                             23.44

        Reno Mercantile Co.                             34.27

        Nevada Hardware & Supply Co.                    76.03

                                                     $1793.95



Regent Deal offered the following resolution which was adopted:



    WHEREAS, the appropriation for the payment of the contingent

    expenses of the State University is insufficient to pay such

    expenses at the rate now fixed to the end of the current year

    and,



    WHEREAS, it is by reason of the foregoing necessary to either

    close the University for a portion of the year or reduce the

    salaries of the employees payable out of the Contingent Fund,



    RESOLVED, that the salaries of the following Professors and

    and employees be fixed at the sums set opposite to their

    names respectively from May 1, 1898.



        Mary W. Emery                       75.00

        Kate Bardenwerper                   35.00

        J. E. Church, Jr.                   75.00

        Laura de Laguna                     42.66

        H. K. Clapp                         37.50

        Geo. H. Taylor                      12.50

        J. E. Stanaway                      25.00



    making a total reduction per month of $301.66 for the balance

    of this year.



    RESOLVED, that the above compensation continue in force until

    further orders of the Board.



No further business appearing, the Board adjourned to meet at the

call of the President.



                             J. N. Evans

                             President



Geo. H. Taylor

Secretary