11/15/1912

  

UCCSN Board of Regents' Meeting Minutes
November 15-16, 1912
 



11-15-1912
Volume OD - Pages 444-446

                         Reno, Nevada
                       November 15, 1912

The Regents met in their Office at 10 o'clock A.M. Friday,
November 15, 1912.  Present:  A. A. Codd, Chairman, Frank
Williams, H. E. Reid, J. W. O'Brien, and Vice President
Robert Lewers.  Absent: C. B. Henderson.

The minutes of previous meetings were read and approved.

Upon motion of Regent Williams, seconded by Regent O'Brien, the
action and meeting of the Finance Committee of September 23,
1912, read and approved.

Motion of Regent Reid, seconded by Regent O'Brien, the report of
Vice President Lewers read and ordered filed in the President's
Report Book.

Upon motion of Regent Williams, seconded by Regent O'Brien, the
Secretary was requested to transmit a letter of thanks to the
Reno Commercial Club for the generous gift of the portrait of
John W. Mackay to the Mackay School of Mines.

Upon motion of Regent Reid, seconded by Regent O'Brien, the
action of Vice President Lewers in granting Miss Kate Lewers a
leave of absence for 3 months from October 9th, without pay,
was approved.

Upon motion of Regent Williams, seconded by Regent O'Brien,
the action of Vice President Lewers in delegating Director
Gordon H. True to attend the convention of Agricultural Colleges
and Experiment Stations at Altanta, Georgia, was approved.

Upon motion of Regent Reid, seconded by Regent Williams, the
action of the Comptroller in advancing $250 to Gordon H. True,
Director of the Experiment Station, to pay his expenses while
in attendance at the annual convention of American Agricultural
Colleges and Experiment Stations to be held in Atlanta, Georgia,
in November, was approved.

Upon motion of Reid, seconded by Williams, the action of Vice
President Lewers in regard to not charging Miss Wygal, of the
local Y. W. C. A., her board was approved, and the same ordered
paid from the Contingent Fund when same is on hand.

The motion of Regent Reid, seconded by Regent O'Brien, that in
addition to his salary Scott E. Jameson be allowed board for
himself and wife during the months the Dining Hall is in opera-
tion, was approved.

Upon motion of Regent Reid, seconded by Regent O'Brien, the
Vice President was instructed to call the delinquent students
of the Dining Hall before him and ask them to show cause why
they should not be suspended from the Dining Hall and the card
system be enforced.

Upon motion of Regent Reid, seconded by Regent O'Brien, it was
ordered that the Board tender the Reno Construction Company $200
in full settlement of the company's claim of $614, and that the
President of the Board take the matter up with Mr. Stewart of
the Reno Construction Company to that effect.

Upon motion of Dr. Reid, seconded by Regent Williams, the letters
of President Stubbs from London to Mr. Codd were ordered received
and filed, and the Chairman of the Board was requested to write
to Dr. Stubbs a letter of appreciation and to wish him a pleasant
and safe journey for himself, Mrs. Stubbs and daughter.

Upon motion of Dr. Reid, seconded by Regent Williams, the Vice
President was requested to write a letter of appreciation to Mr.
Bender for the able manner in which he had handled the Estate
of David Russell.  The estimated value of this Estate November
10, 1912 is as follows:

    320 acres farm land at Loyalton, California &
        160 acres cut over timber                    $16,000.00
    Note Robert Steele Estate                          1,000.00
    Savings account, Washoe County Bank                2,094.53
    Commercial account, Washoe County Bank               323.83
                             Total                   $19,418.36

    Appraised value real estate                      $ 7,940.00

No further business appearing, the Board adjourned to meet
Tuesday morning, 10 o'clock, November 19, 1912.