Caption: Board of Trustees Minutes - 1896
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PROCEEDINGS OF BOAED OF TRUSTEES.
A committee from the Chicago College of Pharmacy presented the following communication:
THE CHICAGO COLLEGE OF PHARMACY,
CHICAGO, December, 10, 1895.
At an adjourned semi-annual meeting of the members of the Chicago College of Pharmacy on Tuesday, November 12,1895, a majority of the members of the College being represented, the following motion was offered and carried unanimously. That a committee of five, consisting of the President, Secretary, Actuary, Chairman of the Business Committee, and Senator Thiele be appointed and instructed to wait upon the Trustees of the University of Illinois and tender to them the title and property of the Chicago College of Pharmacy upon such conditions as may be approved at the adjourned meeting of the College to be held January 14, 1896. W. B. DAY, Actuary. After a somewhat lengthy interview with this committee and discussion the President was directed to appoint a Committee to investigate the proposition, and report to the Board at its next meeting. Messrs. Draper and Armstrong, and Dr. Smith were appointed such committee. I t was voted to request Governor Altgeld to issue to Charles Wesley Groves, a graduate from the University in the class of 1880, a commission as brevet captain in the Illinois National Guard. It was voted that proposed changes in the catalogue should be referred to the Committee on Instruction, with power to act. A communication from Professor Breckenridge, asking that he be relieved from his duty as Superintendent of Heating, but without reduction of salary, was referred to the Committee on Buildings and Grounds, with power to act. The claim of the Garvin Machine Company for damages to a milling machine loaned the University was referred to the Finance Committee for investigation. A communication was received from Professor Breckenridge, asking that the Board authorize the purchase of twelve car loads of coal from such mines of the state as might be determined by the Business Agent and the professor of mechanical engineering, and the purchaseof the coal was authorized. A communication was received from Professor Breckenridge concerning the manufacture of the "Technical School Wood Lathe," a machine which had been designed and perfected in the University machine shops. This communication was referred to the Committee on Instruction. Subsequently this committee reported recommending that the designer of the lathe be permitted to make such disposition of the design (by patenting it or otherwise) and for its manufacture as he should deem desirable, but that the University should have no concern or interest therein; and the recommendation of the Committee was approved. President Draper presented the following report from the Agricultural Experiment Station: