UCCSN Board of Regents' Meeting Minutes
November 4-5, 1905


Volume OC - Pages 397-402

Reno, Nevada

November 4, 1905

The Board of Regents met at 10 o'clock A.M., Saturday, November

4, 1905. Present Regents Booher, Smith and Starrett. Also Dean


Minutes of September 30, 1905 read and approved.

The Secretary read the balance sheets showing the condition of

all funds on September 30th. Also a Statement of Insurance on

buildings and equipment and how apportioned with agents and

their companies.

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

on and after the school year of 1906, every male student not dis-

qualified be required to do and perform military duty and every

male student disqualified by physical disability be required to

do military duty in the Signal Corps.

Regent Starrett moved, seconded by Regent Booher, that the

resignation of Lieutenant Cazier, Company B, be forwarded to the

Governor with the request that the same be accepted and that Mr.

Cazier be notified that upon acceptance of his resignation, he

will be required to drill in the ranks or leave the University.

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

Chairman of the Board was authorized to do what he thought

necessary to the Heating Plants in Manzanita and Lincoln Halls

for the purpose of heating the buildings properly.

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

sor N. E. Wilson was elected Acting President of the University,

in the absence of the President.

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

intendent Brown was authorized to have board walks laid as

follows: from Lincoln Hall and Manzanita Hall to the new Dining

Hall and from Stewart Hall to Manzanita Hall.

Mr. Leigh R. Stanley appeared before the Board with a proposition

for an ad from the University in the proposed Christmas issue

of the Carson News. The Secretary of the Board was instructed

to advise Mr. Stanley that the condition of the funds would not

permit the expenditure of any money for said purpose.

Upon motion, seconded and carried, the Secretary was instructed

to notify the Chairman of the Library Committee that the employ-

ment of extra help in the Library at the noon hour be discon-

tinued from this date as the condition of the funds would not

permit any increased expenditures.

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

appointment of Professor F. G. Beylik as Assistant Chemist in

the Experiment Station until January 1, 1906 at Sixty dollars

per month was approved.

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

Acting President was authorized to have a billiard table placed

in Lincoln Hall for the use of students only. The thanks of the

Board was extended to Mr. W. H. Davis, one of the students, for

the billiard table presented to the University for use of stu-

dents in Lincoln Hall.

Claims were allowed from the several funds as follows:

Agricultural & Mechanic College Morrill Fund - No. 18-54

October Payroll $1986.67

L. D. Kinnen 12.50

Porteous Decorating Co. 1.35

W. W. Montague & Co. 48.00

Geo. H. Taylor 43.76

Reno Mill & Lumber Co. 25.50

Barndollar & Durley 44.00

Reno Mercantile Co. 26.50

Nevada Engineering Works 26.00

H. M. Stephens 2.60

Bausch & Lomb Optical Co. 2.40

Cancelled 0.00

Arthur W. Thomas 170.00

Central Scientific Co. 106.73

F. W. Braun & Co. 91.56

Nevada Hardware & Supply Co. 80.80

Cancelled 0.00

Geo. H. Taylor 21.80

Total $2668.37

Experiment Station Hatch Fund - No. 4735-4762

October Payroll $ 857.50

P. B. Kennedy 11.00

S. C. Dinsmore 11.00

Cancelled 0.00

Baker Taylor Co. 6.27

James O'Neill 7.00

Alberta Cowgill 9.50

S. J. Hodgkinson 1.50

W. J. Luke 2.50

Reno Power Light & Water Co. 47.25

Sunset Telephone & Telegraph Co. 1.50

Harry Davis 1.00

Reno Mercantile Co. .75

George A. Murphy 20.00

Nevada Observer 27.50

Nevada Observer 18.60

Total $1022.87

Metallurgical Laboratory Equipment

Merritt & Co. $ 91.97

F. W. Braun & Co. 13.00

Hendrie Manufacturing Co. 348.00

Union Iron Works Co. 492.00

Union Iron Works Co. 75.00

Union Iron Works Co. 65.20

Union Iron Works Co. 464.80

Nevada Engineering Works 306.90

Nevada Engineering Works 39.80

Nevada Engineering Works 13.50

General Electric Co. 107.44

Kragh Manufacturing Co. 35.50

Geo. H. Taylor - a/c So. Pac. Co. 215.78

Denver Fire Clay Co. 135.00

Daniels & Steinmetz 16.00

Self & Sellman 73.00

Self & Sellman 18.00

Nevada Hardware & Supply Co. 270.31

Total $2731.20

Metallurgical Laboratory Building

Self & Sellman $ 44.00

Nevada Observer 3.00

Total $ 47.00

Dining Hall Building

Reno Evening Gazette $ 7.50

Self & Sellman - 2nd pymt. contract 1500.00

Self & Sellman - 3rd pymt. contract 1000.00

Total $2507.50

Manzanita Hall Portico

Nevada Observer $ 3.00

Contingent Fund & Interest Account

October Payroll - P & I $1344.34

October Payroll - Students 225.05

Frank Drake 9.65

Mrs. Rudolph 6.60

H. S. Starrett 29.50

W. W. Booher 38.90

Reno Evening Gazette 15.00

Reno Power Light & Water Co. 10.85

Reno Power Light & Water Co. 18.75

Reno Power Light & Water Co. 124.30

Geo. H. Taylor 23.79

Geo. H. Taylor 21.25

Self & Sellman 70.00

Markwell & Duffield 16.00

Reno Mill & Lumber Co. 7.55

Nevada Engineering Works 2.50

Nevada Hardware & Supply Co. 72.01

C. J. Brooking 12.25

Sunset Telephone & Telegraph Co. 5.00

Daniels & Steinmetz 57.35

Daniels & Steinmetz 58.05

Daniels & Steinmetz 14.50

C. A. Howard 2.25

J. E. Wier 29.50

Baker & Taylor Co. 66.89

American Institute Mining Engineers 131.00

William H. Guild & Co. 88.90

American Machinist 4.00

G. E. Stechert & Co. 5.83

G. E. Stechert & Co. 31.33

Library Bureau 2.25

University Chicago Press 1.20

J. W. Liddell 7.00

Charles Scribner & Sons 3.16

Electrical World & Engineer 3.00

Boston Book Co. 5.25

The Dial Co. 2.00

International Text Book Co. 2.00

Engineering News 4.00

Science Press 3.00

North American Review 5.00

Overland Monthly 1.50

Cunningham, Curtis & Welch 2.15

Total $2584.40

No further business appearing, the Board adjourned to meet at

the call of the Chairman.

Oscar J. Smith


Geo. H. Taylor