August 25-26, 1902
Volume OC - Pages 258-263
August 25, 1902
The Board of Regents met at their Office at 10 o'clock A.M.,
August 25, 1902. Present J. N. Evans and W. W. Booher. Absent
W. E. F. Deal.
Minutes of June 2nd and 4th were read and approved.
President Stubbs was absent on account of sickness. Professor
Thurtell, Acting President, was present and made his report.
On motion of Regent Booher, President Stubbs was granted a leave
of absence for two months with salary.
On motion, Professor Mc Dowell was granted an extension of time
until January 1, 1903.
The Chairman of the Board was authorized to purchase five cords
of dry slab wood for immediate use.
The Chairman of the Board was authorized to purchase two cars of
coal for the University.
It was moved and carried that the appointment of a Professor to
fill the Chair of Pedagogy be deferred and Mrs. Mary W. Emery
be appointed to fill the position temporarily.
On the recommendation of Acting President Thurtell, Mrs. Maude
Wheeler was appointed Instructor in German and Mathematics at a
salary of Seventy Five dollars per month from September 1, 1902.
This appointment and salary to continue as long as her full serv-
ices are required in the University.
On the recommendation of President Stubbs, the Board authorized
the employment of Joseph Alfred Williams to teach the Class in
Second Year High School, Department of English for the Fall term
at the salary agreed upon by Dr. Stubbs with Mr. Williams.
The resignation of Ada Edwards as Instructor of Hygiene and
Physical Training was received and, upon motion, accepted.
The Chairman of the Board was authorized to purchase a die for
punching catalogues and for the use by the Librarian.
The resolution of the Miners Union of Virginia City was received
and ordered spread upon the minutes.
Virginia, Nevada August 9, 1902
Dr. J. E. Stubbs
At a regular meeting of the Virginia City Miners Union held
Friday evening, August 8, 1902, the following resolutions
were unanimously adopted and a copy ordered to be sent to
your honorable Board.
WHEREAS, the members of Virginia City Miners Union have seen
with increasing satisfaction the efforts of the Nevada State
University to establish in this City a System of University
Extension which affords the miners the opportunity of becom-
ing more useful and intelligent in their vacations; and,
WHEREAS, the object of this Union is to promote and hasten
the same; and,
THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that Virginia City Miners Union
extend its thanks to the Board of University Regents and to
the President and members of the faculty who have given their
time and attention to the Extension class; and
BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that this Union hopes that the idea
of University Extension will be fostered and encouraged so
that it may become a permanent part of our State Educational
System and to aid in promoting this end to which we pledge
our best efforts.
/s/ J. W. Kinniken
On motion of Regent Booher, the salary of Professor L. F.
Wrinkle, Department of Mining Engineer, was reduced to Two
Thousand ($2000) per annum to take effect September 1, 1902.
Professor Henry R. Evans, Instructor in University Extension
work at Virginia City, was granted a leave of absence for one
On motion, the Secretary of the Board was authorized to advertise
in the Reno Evening Gazette and Reno Journal for 250 cords 4-foot
split Pine wood and 60 cords any slab wood to be delivered, piled
and measured on the University grounds during the months of Oc-
tober and November, 1902. Said bids to be received on or before
10 A.M., September 27, 1902.
Requisition of Mr. Richard Brown was approved.
Board adjourned to meet at 7 P.M., August 25.
J. N. Evans
Geo. H. Taylor
Board of Regents met at 7 P.M., Monday evening, August 25, 1902.
Present Regents Booher and Evans, absent Regent Deal.
Requisitions of Professor N. E. Wilson for chemicals for the
Experiment Station Laboratory for about $300 was approved, and
for chemicals for University Laboratories from $600 to $700 was
On motion of Regent Booher, Mr. Maurice Fitzmaurice was appointed
as Assistant Instructor in Chemistry in the University and Exper-
iment Station at a salary of Seventy Five dollars ($75) per month
for the academic year commencing with September 1, 1902.
On motion of Regent Booher, the resignation of Captain Hollis
Chenery Clark, Instructor in Military Science and Tactics, was
received and accepted to take effect August 31, 1902.
On motion of Regent Booher, F. R. Lewis, Edward Banker and Roy
Robinson were appointed auditors to examine the books and ac-
counts of the Agricultural Experiment Station for the fiscal year
ended June 30, 1902.
Claims were allowed as follows:
Contingent Fund and Interest Account - No. 199
July Payroll $1057.23
Agricultural & Mechanic College Fund - No. 3308-3322
July Payroll $1883.32
Experiment Station Hatch Fund - No. 3372-3389
July Payroll $ 953.58
Contingent Fund and Interest Account - No. 200-207
August Payroll $1021.00
Nevada Power, Light & Water 143.80
Nevada Power, Light & Water 75.00
Reno Mercantile Co. 21.51
Nevada Hardware & Supply Co. 50.87
Sunset Telephone Co. 4.75
John F. Aitken 56.50
Geo. H. Taylor 24.66
Agricultural & Mechanic College Fund - No. 3323-3352
August Payroll $1919.32
Geo. H. Taylor 16.53
Reno Mill & Lumber Co. 34.16
Porteous Decorating Co. 5.85
Reno Mercantile Co. 6.45
Reno Mercantile Co. 35.20
Nevada Hardware & Supply Co. 2.75
Nevada Hardware & Supply Co. 17.44
Arthur D. Thomas Co. 126.15
Trill Indicator Co. 12.00
Louis P. Mc Cary 3.50
Moulton Publishing Co. 5.00
A. M. Robertson 73.55
Experiment Station Hatch Fund - No. 3390-3437
August Payroll $ 979.83
P. B. Kennedy 51.15
Henry White 36.00
Geo. H. Taylor 51.04
Sunset Telephone Co. 5.00
Steve Williams 26.40
Reno Rock & Coal Co. 16.85
Cann Drug Co. 19.40
Great American Imperial Tea Co. 8.00
Reno Mercantile Co. 12.55
C. Novachovich 4.50
Frank Campbell 10.40
T. G. Gaynor 9.10
Morris & Levy 2.15
R. L. Purcel 5.75
Reno Mercantile Co. 15.59
James O'Neill 9.75
J. R. Bradley Co. 3.20
J. R. Bradley Co. 3.00
Nevada Hardware & Supply Co. 5.03
B. J. Genesy 15.85
B. J. Genesy 11.50
Gray Reid & Co. 17.55
Sol Levy 1.40
Geo. I. James 27.75
Daniels & Steinmetz 61.55
Nevada Power, Light & Water Co. 47.00
Reno Mill & Lumber Co. 2.56
Cox Seed Co. 1.52
Franklin Engraving Co. 73.82
No further business appearing, the Board adjourned to meet
September 20, 1902.
J. N. Evans
Geo. H. Taylor