UCCSN Board of Regents' Meeting Minutes
September 30, 1905


Volume OC - Pages 391-396

Reno, Nevada

September 30, 1905

The Board of Regents met at 9:30 A.M., Saturday, September 30,

1905, a full Board being present.

Minutes of August 14 read and approved.

Bids for coal and wood were as follows:

Reno, Nevada, September 29, 1905

The Board of Regents, Nevada State University

Gentlemen: I will furnish on the University grounds, 150

tons Rock Springs coal @$8.90 per ton, 75 cords 4-foot split

Pine wood @$4.70 per cord, 60 cords 4-foot slab Pine wood

@$3.00 per cord.

Signed E. L. Drappo

Reno, Nevada, September 25, 1905

To the Board of Regents of the Nevada State University

I agree to deliver 150 tons of Rock Springs lump or nut coal

at $9.25 a ton in car load lots on the University grounds,

at such times as may be agreed upon with the President of

the University.

Signed H. Northrop

526 West Fourth Street

Reno, Nevada, September 29, 1905

To the Board of Regents, University of Nevada

Answering your advertisement for 150 tons coal to be deliver-

ed as shown in your advertisement, I will furnish and deliver

150 tons best Diamond lump coal from mines of the Diamond

Coal & Coke Company of Diamondville, Wyoming in car load lots

F. O. B. cars, Reno, Nevada @$8.50 per ton. On the grounds

at the University, @$9.00 per ton. The coal will be of best

character and shipped in box cars. Terms cash.

Signed B. F. Leeke

The bid of E. L. Drappo for wood and coal being the lowest and

best, on motion of Regent Booher, seconded by Regent Starrett,

the contract was awarded to Mr. Drappo.

Upon motion duly seconded and carried, the Board was authorized

to file a complaint with the Mayor and City Council requesting

that body to revoke the license of the Oberon Saloon and Gam-

bling House, a copy of which is as follows:

September 30, 1905

To the Honorable Mayor and City Council of the

City of Reno

Dear Sirs:

We, the undersigned, Regents of the Nevada State University, in

compliance with a resolution duly passed at a meeting of said

Regents, held on the 30th day of September, 1905, hereby make

complaint to your Honorable Body that the so-called Oberon

Saloon and Gambling House, conducted by Wacker & Company, sit-

uated in the City of Reno, did, on or about the twenty-fifth

day of September, 1905, permit a minor to enter the said Saloon

and Gambling House and to loiter and gamble therein.

We request your Honorable body to take appropriate action on

this complaint.

Respectfully submitted,

/s/ Oscar J. Smith, Chairman of the


/s/ W. W. Booher, Member of the Board

of Regents

/s/ H. S. Starrett, Member of the Board

of Regents

A communication was received from the Library Committee with

reference to a bequest recently made in favor of the University

by Mrs. M. E. Rousseau, which was ordered sealed and filed in

the University safe. Report of the Library Committee received

and ordered placed on file.

Upon the request of Professor Kennedy and the recommendation of

President Stubbs, that piece of land lying east of the road west

of the fence, and south of the Orr Water Ditch in the front part

of the Campus be assigned for a Botanical Garden, except so much

of the ground as may be used for a street when the extension of

Lake Street is made, was approved.

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

President of the University was authorized to purchase porch

furniture for Manzanita Hall, cost not to exceed Seventy-Five


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

Secretary was instructed to review Policy of Insurance on

Morrill Hall for $10,000.00 with Bank of Nevada, expiring

October 27, 1905.

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

Secretary of the Board was instructed to have a new policy of

insurance written on equipment in the Mining building and to be

given to R. H. Mallett, Agent at Elko, Nevada.

Claims were presented and allowed from the several funds as


Experiment Station Hatch Fund - No. 4684-4734

September Payroll $ 973.00

W. W. Parker 41.90

H. S. Starrett 32.00

Gordon H. True 10.00

W. L. Cox 7.50

Sol Hilp 7.50

W. W. Roff 7.50

J. E. Stubbs 8.00

Cox Seed Co. 1.00

Geo. H. Taylor 8.45

Reno Mill & Lumber Co. 7.90

James O'Neill 3.50

C. O. D. Wood & Coal Co. 3.00

Oxford University Press, New York 76.16

Barndollar & Durley 4.00

J. R. Bradley Co. 2.50

Dr. J. Otis Jacobs 2.50

Nevada Hardware & Supply Co. 5.70

Edward Schmitt 5.40

Reno Mercantile Co. 29.60

Sunset Telephone & Telegraph Co. 3.25

E. L. Drappo 284.20

Cancelled 0.00

Porteous Decorating Co. 1.80

Reno Power Light & Water Co. 1.40

Morrill & Smith 12.50

Reno Mercantile Co. 9.70

G. Merklinger 3.50

J. B. Mc Intyre 135.75

C. J. Brooking 2.20

W. J. Luke 3.00

Nevada Press Co. 168.50

Nevada Observer 11.00

Total $1873.91

Experiment Station Farm Sales - No. 97-98

Reno Flour Mill Co. $ 39.16

Reno Power Light & Water Co. 150.00

Total $ 189.16

Agricultural & Mechanic College Morrill Fund - No. 4204-4241

September Payroll $2021.07

E. L. Drappo 450.00

J. R. Johnson 132.60

Barndollar & Durley 16.50

Nevada Hardware & Supply Co. 254.08

Nevada Hardware & Supply Co. .75

Geo. H. Taylor 19.31

Reno Mercantile Co. 113.93

Nevada Observer 10.00

H. S. Crocker Co. 36.55

J. P. Colt Co. 5.50

Payot & Upham Co. 7.18

A. C. Mc Clury & Co. 1.00

Eugene Dietzgen Co. 7.10

Charles H. Ward 124.00

F. W. Braun & Co. 91.52

Bausch & Lomb Optical Co. 8.42

Bausch & Lomb Optical Co. 53.75

Total $3353.26

Contingent Fund & Interest Account - No. 139-162

September Payroll - P & I $1418.29

September Payroll - Students 297.08

Reno Mercantile Co. 16.47

Reno Mill & Lumber Co. 23.00

Barndollar & Durley 28.25

Geo. H. Taylor 46.10

Nevada Hardware & Supply Co. 55.97

S. M. Tobin 5.20

Sunset Telephone & Telegraph Co. 9.50

Reno Mercantile Co. 31.94

Continental Insurance Co. 125.00

Porteous Decorating Co. 56.95

Romanzo Adams 7.14

Alice E. Armstrong 2.50

J. Ray Craft 40.00

Frank Drake 17.00

Markwell & Duffield 105.37

W. J. Luke 11.00

H. S. Crocker Co. 1.26

Pacific Coast Press 15.00

Harry Davis 2.00

A. F. Niedt 18.00

Nevada Engineering Works 2.40

C. J. Brooking 12.70

Total $2348.12

Metallurgical Laboratory Building - No. 10

Self & Sellman $1298.85

Manzanita Hall Portico

Self & Sellman - a/c contract $ 575.00

Perry & Mc Anay 4.30

Total $ 579.30

Dining Hall Building

Self & Sellman - a/c contract $ 500.00

Geo. J. Young - a/c plans 3.50

Total $ 503.50

Metallurgical Laboratory Equipment

A. A. Steckle $ 27.00

A. F. Niedt 99.65

W. J. Luke 27.50

Beebe & Wagner 3.20

Nevada Hardware & Supply Co. 12.17

Nevada Hardware & Supply Co. 36.25

Nevada Hardware & Supply Co. 26.30

Nevada Hardware & Supply Co. 63.77

Nevada Hardware & Supply Co. 133.19

Self & Sellman 141.65

Reno Mercantile Co. 94.30

Westinghouse Air Brake Co. 10.00

American Can Co. 17.50

F. W. Braun Co. 20.00

F. W. Braun Co. 18.75

F. W. Braun Co. 79.00

F. W. Braun Co. 23.00

F. W. Braun Co. 19.00

F. W. Braun Co. 45.00

F. W. Braun Co. 27.00

F. M. Davis Iron Works Co. 103.75

F. W. Thompson 126.00

William Ainsworth & Sons 27.13

Mine & Smelter Co. 200.00

William Haskins Co. 40.00

Wlilliam Ainsworth & Sons 76.75

Total $1817.66

No further business, the Board adjourned to meet Saturday,

November 4, 1905.

Oscar J. Smith


Geo. H. Taylor