08/14/1905
UCCSN Board of Regents' Meeting Minutes
August 14-15, 1905








08-14-1905

Volume OC - Pages 386-390



Reno, Nevada

August 14, 1905



The Board of Regents met Monday, August 14, 1905 at 9:45 A.M.,

a full Board being present.



Minutes of last meeting read and approved.



The hour having arrived to open the bids for the revised plans

for the Dining Hall building, the Chairman of the Board instruct-

ed the Secretary of the Board to read the advertisement for said

building and to open the bids.



Reno, Nevada, August 14, 1905

Hon. Board of Regents, Nevada State University



We, the undersigned, will agree to build the Dining Hall ac-

cording to plans and specifications for the sum of Five Thou-

sand Six Hundred and Forty dollars ($5640.00), First Alter-

native $5264.00, Second Alternative $5190.00. Certified

check enclosed for $650.00.



Signed Clock & Shea



Reno, Nevada, August 14, 1905

Hon. Board of Regents, N. S. U.



We, the undersigned, will build and complete a Dining Hall

according to plans and specifications for $5625.00, Alterna-

tive A $350 off, Alternative B $450 off. Certified check

enclosed for $575.00



Signed Self & Sellman





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

contract for building and completing the Dining Hall building

was awarded to Self & Sellman for the sum of Five Thousand Six

Hundred and Twenty Five dollars ($5625.00) and the Chairman of

the Board is hereby authorized and requested to enter into a

contract with the contractors for said building.



Upon same motion, the Chairman of the Board was authorized to

have bond executed in the sum of ($2000.00) Two Thousand dollars

from Self & Sellman with two good sureties on same.



The President reported that the Chairman and the Secretary of the

Board and the President of the University, the Committee appoint-

ed by the Board to invest the $400.00 trust fund of Philo C.

Bennett, had made a personal loan to Mrs. P. J. Shea and Charles

Gulling of Reno for one year at 8% interest per annum, which was

upon motion of Regent Booher, seconded by Regent Starrett, ap-

proved.



Upon motion, seconded and carried, President Stubbs was instruct-

ed to confer with State Controller Davis regarding the auditing

of bills for purchases outside of the State and if he still re-

fuses to audit same to take legal advice upon the subject.



Upon the recommendation of President Stubbs, Miss Alice E.

Armstrong was elected Librarian of the University at an annual

salary of $800.00 to take effect September 1, 1905. Motion of

Regent Booher, seconded by Regent Starrett, above appointment

approved.



President Stubbs recommended Dr. P. B. Kennedy as the delegate

from the Experiment Station and the President of the University

the delegate of the College Section to attend the Annual Con-

vention of American Agricultural Colleges and Experiment Sta-

tions to be held at Washington, D. C., November 14, 1905, the

expenses of Dr. Kennedy to be provided for by the Station and

the expenses of the President to be paid by himself. Upon motion

by Regent Booher, seconded by Regent Starrett, approved.



Upon the recommendation of President Stubbs, Professor Gordon

H. True was appointed a delegate to the Irrigation Congress

which meets at Portland, Oregon, on August 21 to 24, his railroad

fare to be provided for without expense to the University.



President Stubbs read a letter from the President of the Univer-

sity of Illinois requesting his presence at his inauguration

from October 17 to 19. Upon motion, President Stubbs was ap-

pointed a delegate to the Inauguration of President James of

the University of Illinois without expense to the University.



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

Secretary of the Board was authorized to advertise for bids

for 150 tons Rock Springs coal, 75 cords 4-foot split Pine

wood and 60 cords 4-foot slab wood to be delivered on the Uni-

versity grounds at such times as may be agreed upon by the

President of the University and the contractor bids to be opened

Saturday, September 30, 1905 at 10 o'clock A.M.



Regent Booher offered the following resolution which was unani-

mously carried:



RESOLVED, that the thanks of the Board of Regents be extended

to Professor George Young and Superintendent Richard Brown

for the excellent work in preparing the revised plans and

specifications for the Dining Hall building and the Secretary

of the Board be instructed to transmit a copy of this resolu-

tion to Professor Young and Mr. Brown.



Claims for the month allowed as follows:



Contingent Fund & Interest Account - No. 136-138



August Payroll - P & I $1513.71

H. S. Starrett 29.50

W. W. Booher 38.90

Total $1582.11



Metallurgical Laboratory Building - No. 9



Self & Sellman - Balance on Contract $1300.00



Agricultural & Mechanic College Morrill Fund - No. 1-17



August Payroll - P & I $1693.75



Experiment Station Hatch Fund - No. 4659-4683



August Payroll - P & I $1075.30



The Board took a recess until 2 P.M.



The Board met at 2 o'clock P.M. at Manzanita Hall, a full Board

being present with President Stubbs and Mr. Brown. After a

thorough inspection of all rooms in the building, the Chairman

was authorized to have repairs in the several rooms made and to

see that same be done before College opens this Fall.



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

President of the University and Chairman of the Board were re-

quested to draft a set of rules for Manzanita and Lincoln Halls

and a copy of same be posted on the inside of each and every

door of each room in said buildings.



No further business appearing, the Board adjourned to meet

Saturday, September 30, 1905.



Oscar J. Smith

Chairman



Geo. H. Taylor

Secretary