UCCSN Board of Regents' Meeting Minutes
June 24-25, 1905


Volume OC - Pages 375-380

Reno, Nevada

June 24, 1905

The Board of Regents met at their Office at 9:30 A.M., June 24,

1905, a full Board present.

Minutes of May 29 read and approved. Also minutes of May 31 and

June 1 read and approved.

The bid for the Dining Hall building was opened at 10 o'clock

A.M. and was as follows:

L. B. Self & C. G. Sellman, $10,000 with a certified check

enclosed for One Thousand dollars.

Upon motion of Regent Booher, seconded by Regent Starrett, the

bid of Self & Sellman for the building of the Dining Hall build-

ing being more than the appropriation made for said building by

the Legislature was rejected.

The bid for the building of the porches on Manzanita Hall was

opened at 10:15 o'clock A.M. and was as follows:

Board of Regents, Nevada State University. We will build

front porch according to plans and specifications for the

sum of Thirteen Hundred and Twenty Five dollars ($1325.00)

and as it should be for $75.00 more. Side porch for the

sum of One Thousand Two Hundred and Fifty dollars. En-

closed find certified check for Two Hundred and Fifty


Signed L. B. Self, C. G. Sellman

On motion of Regent Starrett, seconded by Regent Booher, the

bid for the building and completion of the south front porch

on Manzanita Hall for Fourteen Hundred dollars was awarded to

Self & Sellman and the Chairman of the Board was authorized to

have contract and bond drawn up and executed, the bond to be for


The bids for painting the buildings were opened as follows:

D. Reardon, Geo. H. Chapman and J. O. Christie, Six Hundred

Seventy Two 50/100 dollars ($672.50). Certified check en-

closed for $67.25.

E. A. Lindgreen, Five Hundred Seventy Five dollars ($575.00).

Certified check enclosed for $57.50.

The bid of E. A. Lindgreen for painting the outside wood work and

iron work of Lincoln Hall, Mechanical and Gymnasium buildings for

$575.00 being the lowest and best bid was, upon motion of Regent

Booher, seconded by Regent Starrett, awarded to Mr. Lindgreen.

Upon the recommendation of President Stubbs, Professor J. A. Reid

and his wife were placed in charge of Lincoln Hall.

The question of purchasing supplies and apparatus for the Uni-

versity out of the State was referred to the Chairman of the

Board with authority to get the opinion of Messrs. Cheney and

Massey, attorneys, in the matter.

President Stubbs made the following recommendations:

The salary of Professor Sam B. Doten as Principal and Teacher

of Mathematics in the High School be placed at $1500.00 per


The salary of Associate Professor Laura de Laguna be placed

at $1500.00 per annum.

The salary of Associate Professor Jeanne E. Wier be placed at

$1500.00 per annum.

The salary of Professor J. G. Scrugham be placed at $1500.00

per annum and that he be advanced from Assistant Professor

to Associate Professor of Mechanical Engineering.

Instructor Kate Bardenwerper be advanced to an Assistant

Professorship in Domestic Science and her salary be fixed at

$1200.00 per annum.

That Frances E. Short, Assistant Professor of Education, be

elected Assistant Professor of Education and Teacher of

English in the High School at a salary of $1200.00 per


That Miss Kate Lerners be elected Instructor in Freehand

Drawing and Biology at an annual salary of $700.00.

All of the above recommendations and increases of salaries to

take effect from the first of September, 1905.

Upon motion of Regent Booher, seconded by Regent Starrett, the

above recommendations of the President were approved.

Upon motion of Regent Booher, seconded by Regent Starrett, the

recommendation of Mr. S. C. Dinsmore by President Stubbs for the

position of Station Chemist at Twelve Hundred dollars per year,

to take effect July 15, 1905, was approved.

The recommendation of the President and the Normal faculty that

the Normal Course be extended to two years, instead of one, as

is the case at present, was approved.

The recommendation of the President with reference to employing

a Teacher in the Public Schools of Reno and paying said Teacher

from University funds be discontinued was approved.

President Stubbs recommended that Mrs. A. E. Kaye be appointed

Mistress of Manzanita Hall at a salary of ($600.00) Six Hundred

dollars a year and room and board for herself while the Dining

Hall is open in school months, with the distinct understanding

that Mr. Kaye, her husband, has nothing to say about the manage-

ment of the Hall or young lady students in the Hall.

On motion of Regent W. W. Booher, seconded by Regent H. S.

Starrett, the following resolution was unanimously adopted:

RESOLVED, that in view of his long and faithful service, and

in view of his recent serious illness, the Board of Regents

deem it only a just action to tender to President Joseph E.

Stubbs a leave of absence from University duties from Septem-

ber 15, 1905 to May 1, 1906, at full pay, and they cordially

express the wish that the President will use the vacation

for rest and recreation, and return to the University and

his duties in the full vigor of his usefulness, and the

Secretary is requested to transmit a copy of said resolution

to President Stubbs.

The Chairman of the Board was authorized to advertise for bids

for the Dining Hall building as soon as changes in the plans

were made and ready by the architect and set time for meeting

of the Board to open said bids.

Claims were allowed as follows:

Contingent Fund & Interest Account - No. 95-118

June Payroll - P & I $1404.35

June Payroll - Students 38.25

William Thurman 39.38

Tom Sheldon 39.37

Jules Zimmerman 9.00

H. S. Starrett 29.50

W. W. Booher 38.90

J. E. Wier 53.30

W. E. Wilson 4.25

J. E. Stubbs 145.05

Geo. H. Taylor 63.46

Reno Power Light & Water Co. 85.45

C. J. Keenast 2.50

A. F. Niedt 273.40

E. L. Drappo 18.00

Lewis & Jones 124.20

Reno Evening Gazette 9.00

Barndollar & Durley 41.25

J. W. Adams 13.00

Nevada Hardware & Supply Co. 78.70

C. J. Brooking 5.00

Sunset Telephone & Telegraph Co. 4.50

Nevada State Journal 11.00

J. E. Church, Jr. 78.32

Total $2609.16

Metallurgical Laboratory Building - No. 6-7

Porteous Decorating Co. $ 2.25

Self & Sellman 1300.00

Total $1302.25

Agricultural & Mechanic College Morrill Fund - No. 4157-4179

June Payroll $1563.35

Geo. H. Taylor 14.48

Sol Levy 3.85

Nevada Engineering Works 34.20

J. R. Bradley Co. 10.80

D. Van Nostrand Co. 4.13

Century Co. 2.48

Nevada Hardware & Supply Co. 32.60

Nevada Hardware & Supply Co. 156.46

Total $1822.35

Experiment Station Hatch Fund - No. 4593-4624

June Payroll $ 805.20

Laura Mc Dermott 12.60

George I. James 12.00

Gordon H. True 10.10

Geo. H. Taylor 1.45

Sunset Telephone & Telegraph Co. 1.50

Reno Power Light & Water Co. 33.30

F. W. Braun & Co. 14.00

Reno Evening Gazette 168.50

Reno Mill & Lumber Co. 2.95

Charles J. Taubert 60.00

Nevada Hardware & Supply Co. 1.50

J. E. Danner 120.00

P. B. Kennedy 56.30

Total $1299.40

Farm Sales Fund - No. 95-96

Flanigan Warehouse Co. $ 29.58

P. B. Kennedy 40.45

Total $ 70.03

No further business appearing, the Board adjourned to meet at

the call of the Chairman.

Oscar J. Smith


Geo. H. Taylor