11/14/1913

  

UCCSN Board of Regents' Meeting Minutes
November 14-15, 1913
 



11-14-1913
Volume OD - Pages 489-491

                         Reno, Nevada
                      November 14, 1913

The Regents met at 10:30 o'clock A.M. Friday, November 14, 1913.
Present:  Regents Reid, Codd, Pratt and O'Brien, and President
Stubbs.  Absent:  Regent Henderson.

The minutes of the meeting of September 3rd, and of the Finance
Committee meetings of October 3rd and 14th, and of November 4th,
were read and approved.

Upon motion of Regent Codd, seconded by Regent O'Brien, the
President was authorized to have metal disks placed on all chairs
in the University, at 10 cents per set of four.

President Stubbs read his report which was ordered filed in the
President's Report Book.

Upon motion of Regent Codd, seconded by Regent Pratt, the Chair-
man of the Board, the President of the University, the Librarian
of the University and the Architect of the Library building were
appointed a committee to proceed at once to complete the Library
building and make purchases and do extra work as follows:

    Extra painting of interior                       $  186.00
    36 Chairs 3 rooms               $150.00
     3 Tables 8 x 3 feet             100.00
     24 Chairs for main room         100.00
        Flat top desk and chair       75.00             425.00
    Lighting                                             75.00
    Iron Roof Ladder                                     25.00
    Ladder inside for attic                              15.00
    Walk                                                 50.00
    4 doors, glass top panel                             20.00
    Platform                                             60.00
    Book Cases                                          144.00
    Cement Floor, about $600 (10%)                      100.00
                                                     $1,100.00

Upon motion of Regent Pratt, seconded by Regent Codd, the sewers
were ordered changed according to the plan submitted by Dr.
Reid, the cost to be about $400.

Upon motion of Regent Pratt, seconded by Regent O'Brien, $100
toward the Howe Scholarship was ordered paid from the David
Russell fund.

Upon motion of Regent O'Brien, seconded by Regent Pratt, the
bill of Rice and Einstein amounting to $75.40 for advertising
purposes was approved and ordered paid.

Upon motion of Regent Pratt, seconded by Regent O'Brien, the
contract for cement floor in the Library building was awarded
to A. F. Neidt for $600, according to specifications of the
architect F. J. De Longchamps.

Upon motion of Regent Pratt, seconded by Regent O'Brien, the
Finance Committee was authorized and directed to receive bids
for the four-inch floor and foundations for machinery in the
Dairy building.

Upon motion of Regent Codd, seconded by Regent Pratt, the cheaper
system of lighting the Library was accepted, the cost to be about
$75.

Upon motion of Regent Codd, seconded by Regent Pratt, the recom-
mendation of the President that this University make an exhibit
at the International Corn Association Exhibition at Dallas, Texas
in February, 1914, was approved.

Upon motion of Regent Codd, seconded by Regent Pratt, the Presi-
dent was authorized to proceed to arrange for a short course in
dairying in January, 1914.

Upon motion of Regent O'Brien, seconded by Regent Pratt, the
resignation of Frank L. Peterson as Instructor in Irrigation and
Farm Mechanics was ordered accepted, to be effective January 1,
1914.

Upon motion of Regent Codd, seconded by Regent O'Brien, the
changes recommended by the President in the Chemistry building
were ordered made at a cost not to exceed $600.

Upon motion of Regent Codd, seconded by Regent Pratt, the
Finance Committee was authorized to ask for bids for oil for
the University for the school year closing May, 1914.

Motion of Regent Pratt, seconded by Regent Codd, the President
was requested to acknowledge the gifts of Mr. C. H. Duborg and
Messrs. Dotert and Duke of livestock to the University Farm and
to express the thanks of the Regents and the University for
these gifts.

Upon motion of Regent Codd, seconded by Regent Pratt, the recom-
mendation of President Stubbs regarding the increase in the sal-
aries of Horn, Fraser and Blood from $85 to $90 per month was
approved to take effect November 1, 1913.

The Committee on Employment with the President has reported much
thoughtful progress with reference to selecting a Professor for
the Mining School and asks for further time.

Upon motion of Regent Codd, seconded by Regent Pratt, the Regents
guarantee 3/8 of any deficiency in the Ann Arbor Glee Club per-
formance to be given in Reno some time in April, 1914.

Upon motion of Regent Codd, seconded by Regent O'Brien, it was
ordered that $75 per month be paid to President Stubbs for pur-
poses of entertainment, the same to be added to his present
monthly salary and to become effective November 1, 1913.

Upon motion of Regent Codd, seconded by Regent Pratt, the Re-
gents' Room was ordered reserved for the Regents' use only and
no one is to use the same except by permission from the Chairman
of the Board of Regents.

Upon motion of Regent Codd, seconded by Regent O'Brien, the
telephone message received from the Attorney General to the
effect that $17,000.00 was available for investment was laid
before the Regents and the Board authorized the same to be
invested in 6% Clark County Bonds.

No further business appearing, the Board adjourned.

                             H. E. Reid
                             Chairman

Geo. H. Taylor
Secretary