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.