04/25/1911

  

UCCSN Board of Regents' Meeting Minutes
April 25-26, 1911
 



04-25-1911
Volume OD - Pages 261-264

                         Reno, Nevada
                        April 25, 1911

Adjourned meeting of the Board of Regents was held at their
Office in Morrill Hall, Tuesday evening, April 25th, 1911,
at 8 o'clock P.M.  Present:  Regents Codd, Reid and O'Brien.
Absent:  Regents Henderson and Williams.

On motion of Dr. Reid, seconded by Mr. O'Brien, on the recom-
mendation of Professor J. G. Scrugham, Professor of Mechanical
and Electrical Engineering, the following bids for the purchase
of Machinery for the Electrical building were accepted:

                                        April 25, 1911

To the Honorable Board of Regents
University of Nevada, Reno

Gentlemen:

I herewith submit my recommendations regarding purchase of ma-
chinery for the Electrical building, based on bids submitted
April 21, 1911:

1 - Corliss Engine, 16" x 42".
1 - Cookson Feed Water Heater, 6"
About 250 feet assorted piping accompanying same.
All FOB cars Reno.              Price ------------------ $1400.00

    To Judge C. E. Mack, Agent C. R. Lewis

1 - 40 H. P. Gas Engine.  Recommended that bids be rejected and
bidders notified to submit new bids on 30 to 40 H. P. sizes.  We
should get better prices on this outfit.  Bids should be in prior
to May 5, 1911.  Of bids submitted May 5th Standard Gas Engine
Co. offers a $1600 engine to us for $1100.  It is recommended
that this bid be accepted.

1 - Crude Oil Gas Generator - Time extended May 5, 1911.

1 - Surface Condenser to handle 2,000 lbs. water per hour.  All
necessary pumps attached FOB cars Reno.
                                Price ------------------ $ 700.00

    To D. D. Demarest Company, Mr. Linden, Agent.  Bidders prom-
    ise to put a specially fine finish on this Condenser.

60 H. P. Boilers.  Recommended that other bidders be given op-
portunity to cover the $500 donation on factory price offered by
one firm.  This is done in order to give business to local firm
if possible.  Bids to be in by May 5, 1911.

1 6 H. P. Gasoline Engine, vertical, FOB cars Reno.
                                Price ------------------ $ 192.75

    To Fairbanks, Morse and Co., J. E. Hall, Agent

1 - 15 K. W. Turbo-Generator Set, non-condensing.  FOB cars Reno.
                                Price ------------------ $1237.30

    To General Electric Company, H. J. Gallagher, Agent

1 - 10 K. W. Laboratory ACS. D. C. Set FOB cars Reno
                                Price ------------------ $ 597.00

    To General Electric Company

1 - 10 amp mercury arc Rectifier Set FOB cars Reno. Specifica-
tions proved very unsatisfactory.  Award made to next lowest
bidder, General Electric Co.
                                Price ------------------ $ 140.65

1 - 65 K. W. 230 V. 3 phase, 60 cycle generator, FOB cars Reno.
                                Price ------------------ $ 550.00

    To Trent Engineering Company

1 - Air Compressor 6" x 6", Belt driven, FOB cars Reno.
                                Price ------------------ $ 204.00

    To Fairbanks Morse and Co.

                             I am,
                                 Very truly yours,

                                 J. G. Scrugham
                                 Professor of Mechanical
                                 and Electrical Engineering

On motion of Dr. Reid, seconded by Mr. O'Brien, Professor
Scrugham was authorized to purchase the planer as bid by the
C. A. Gray Co., Cincinnati, Ohio, under date of April 10, 1911
for $965.12 FOB Reno.

On motion of Dr. Reid, seconded by Mr. O'Brien, the contract for
furnishing all material and labor necessary to build the proposed
Pavilion for the Stock Show on the University Campus; dismantle
and remove the same for $175, one hundred and seventy five dol-
lars, was awarded to A. F. Harvey.

On motion of Mr. O'Brien, seconded by Dr. Reid, bids for fire
escapes were submitted as follows:

    Clock and Shea                         $550
    Nevada Engineering Works                825
    W. J. Luke                              925

Upon motion of Regent O'Brien, seconded by Dr. Reid, the bid of
Clock and Shea for $550 was accepted and said fire escapes are
to be erected on the buildings, under the direction of the Fire
Chief of Reno.

Dr. Reid moved that the Regents employ an Inspector to supervise
all buildings to be erected, or improvements to buildings on the
University Campus for 1911.

Bids for remodeling the lavatories in Lincoln Hall were opened
at the Office of F. J. De Lanchant at 11 o'clock, April 22, 1911
as follows:

    Ward Bros. and Calden                   $3597.75
    Sellman Bros.                            3398.00
    A. F. Harvey                             3300.00
    Clock and Shea                           3060.00

Upon motion of Regent O'Brien, seconded by Dr. Reid, the contract
for remodeling the lavatories in Lincoln Hall, according to plans
and specifications of F. J. De Lanchant, Architect, was awarded
to Clock and Shea for $3060.00, three thousand and sixty dollars.

Upon motion of Dr. Reid, seconded by Mr. O'Brien, the President
was authorized to see what the cost of remodeling and papering
the President's Office and the Regents' room and submit the same
to the Regents in a few days.

No further business appearing, the meeting adjourned to meet at
the call of the Chairman.

                             A. A. Codd
                             Chairman

Geo. H. Taylor
Secretary