07/29/1905
UCCSN Board of Regents' Meeting Minutes
July 29-30, 1905








07-29-1905

Volume OC - Pages 381-385



Reno, Nevada

July 29, 1905



The Board of Regents met at their Office at 9:30 o'clock A.M.,

Saturday, July 29, 1905, a full Board being present. Also the

President of the University.



Minutes of last meeting read and approved.



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

Secretary of the Board was instructed to place $5000 insurance

on the Metallurgical Laboratory building in the Continental

Insurance Company of New York, J. E. Bray Agent, to take effect

from this date.



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

Chairman and Secretary of the Board and the President of the

University were authorized to loan Four Hundred dollars ($400.00)

which was endowed to the University by the late Philo C. Bennett

Estate through the Hon. W. J. Bryan, Trustee of Nebraska, with

good security, and the best rate of interest obtainable for the

good advantage of the fund and the University.



The hour having arrived to open the bids for the Dining Hall

building and the porch on the east side of the Manzanita build-

ing, the Chairman of the Board requested the Secretary of the

Board to read the advertisement for bids wanted and proceed to

open said bids as follows:



Reno, Nevada, July 29, 1905

To the Hon. Board of Regents of Nevada State University



We, the undersigned, hereby agree to build and complete a

one story and basement brick building according to plans

and specifications drawn for the same by F. M. Schadler,

for the sum of $9950.00. This bid includes the clinker brick

for outside basement walls.



Signed Fowler & Lyon, Contractors



Or, we will build and complete this building according to

plans and specifications using the sand rolled brick laid

in white mortar instead of the re-pressed as specifications

call for, for the sum of $9722.00. This bid includes the

clinker brick for outside basement walls.



Signed Fowler & Lyon, Contractors



The bid of Fowler & Lyon for the Dining Hall building being more

than the appropriation made by the last Legislature for said

building, was, upon motion of Regent Booher, seconded by Regent

Starrett, rejected, and the Secretary instructed to return certi-

fied check to said bidders.



Reno, Nevada, July 29, 1905

To Board of Regents, N. S. U.



We will build porch full length with columns and brackets

width 47 feet, cornice as changed, for $650.00. With length

of porch 37 feet, including other changes, for $575.00.

Certified check endorsed on Washoe County Bank for Fifty

dollars.



Signed Self & Sellman



On motion duly seconded and carried, the contract for building

and completing the east porch on Manzanita Hall was awarded to

Self & Sellmen for Five Hundred and Seventy Five dollars, and

the Chairman of the Board was authorized to have a contract made

and executed for the erection of said porch and to hold certified

check of Fifty dollars until said porch completed and paid for.



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

appointment of W. H. Seagrave to the position of Associate Pro-

fessor of Civil Engineering at an annual salary of Eighteen

Hundred dollars, to take effect September first, 1905, was

approved.



Professor George J. Young was requested to draw new plans and

specifications with the assistance of Mr. Richard Brown for the

Dining Hall to come within the appropriation made for said

building and submit same to the Chairman of the Board, President

of the University and Superintendent Brown for approval. When

approved, the Chairman and the Secretary instructed to advertise

for bids for said building to be opened Monday, August 14, 1905

at 10 o'clock A.M.



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

bond of the First National Bank of Elko, Nevada for Twelve Thou-

sand Five Hundred dollars with the United States Fidelity and

Guaranty Company of Baltimore, Maryland, as surety to the Regents

of the Nevada State University for the safekeeping and payment

of funds known as the Morrill Fund, Agricultural and Mechanical

College, was approved.



On motion of Regent Booher, seconded by Regent Starrett, Presi-

dent Stubbs was instructed to have cement walk laid from Hospital

building to main walk of Lincoln Hall, and to purchase stands,

pans, chairs and screens for doors and windows for the Hospital

building.



Claims allowed from several funds as follows:



Contingent Fund & Interest Account - No. 119-135



July Payroll - P & I $1188.34

July Payroll - Students 103.62

W. W. Booher 38.90

H. S. Starrett 29.50

J. E. Wier 80.40

Riverside Studio 5.00

Nevada Hardware & Supply Co. 1.95

J. Otis Jacobs 2.50

Reno Mercantile Co. 11.00

R. Herz & Bros. 2.00

Sunset Telephone & Telegraph Co. 4.75

Daniels & Steinmetz 116.75

Reno Power Light & Water Co. 18.75

Geo. H. Taylor 34.71

Julius Kuhlman 10.20

The Outlook 72.00

E. A. Lindgreen 575.00

Total $2295.37



Metallurgical Laboratory Building - No. 8



Self & Sellman - On Contract $1300.00



Metallurgical Laboratory Equipment - No. 1-2



F. W. Braun & Co. $ 63.75

Salt Lake Hardware Co. 160.00

$ 223.75



Agricultural & Mechanic College Morrill Fund - No. 4180-4202



July Salaries - P & I $1678.35

J. E. Stubbs 70.30

Commercial Transfer Co. 1.00

Reno Mill & Lumber Co. 44.10

J. R. Bradley Co. 2.65

William H. Guild Co. 8.00

Buffalo Forge Co. 760.00

Eugene Duggen Co. 11.07

A. Lietz Co. 1.00

Total $2576.47



Agricultural & Mechanic College Morrill Fund - No. 4203



First National Bank, Elko, Nevada $9000.00

Transfer funds per resolution of

the Board of Regents January 3,

1905.



Experiment Station Hatch Fund - No. 4624-4658



July Payroll $ 861.70

R. W. Parry 8.00

Bert Shiefelt 5.00

Reno Power Light & Water Co. .80

G. W. Menklinger 5.00

James O'Neill 6.00

Nevada Planning Co. 17.50

Reno Mill & Lumber Co. 4.80

Reno Mercantile Co. 5.40

Reno Mercantile Co. 6.70

Sunset Telephone & Telegraph Co. 1.50

The Model 4.75

Cann Drug Co. 9.15

Geo. H. Taylor 8.24

Mysell Rollins Co. 15.50

C. Maggiolo 4.10

Thomas Meehant & Sons 3.00

Library Bureau 200.00

Mark L. Thompson 14.54

Total $1181.68



No further business appearing, the Board adjourned to meet

August 14th at 9:00 A.M.



Oscar J. Smith

Chairman



Geo. H. Taylor

Secretary