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University of Arizona Record 

Voi. III. No. 1-3. Sept. 1910— Jan. 1911 



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PRESIDENT'S REPORT 



TO THE 



Board of Regents 

FOR 1910 



PUBLISHED BY THE 

UNIVERSITY OF ARIZONA 
Tucson, Arizona 



University of Arizona Record 

Vol III. No. 1-3. Sept. 1910— Jan. 1911 



PRESIDENT'S REPORT 



TO THE 



Board of Regents 

FOR 1910 



PUBLISHED BY THE 

UNIVERSITY OF ARIZONA 
Tucson, Arizona 



PRESIDENT'S REPORT 



To the Board of Regents of the University of Arizona, 

Tucson, Arizona: 

As president of the University I have the honor to 
make the following report for the year ending Decem- 
ber 31, 1910, concerning matters touching the conditions 
and polic} of the institution, as prescribed by the laws 
of Arizona. In no department of instruction or re- 
search has there been failure to continue the steady 
progress noted in the reports of recent years. The col- 
lege registration increases, the revenues from the Federal 
government are enlarged, additions are made to the 
faculty, and improvements are made to the physical 
plant of the University. Best of all, the spirit of the 
whole institution, including students and faculty, is 
sounder, healthier, stronger and more definitely directed 
toward scholarly aims, than at any time during the last 
seven years. In an institution like this, where the per- 
sonnel changes as rapidly as the varied population of 
the commonwealth, such betterment of the attitude 
and understanding of the different elements of the com- 
munity towards each other and towards the great work 
of the University, operating persistently and cumu- 
latively for so long a period, is peculiarly gratifying. 
It means both efficiency and momentum in the right 
direction. One of the chief causes contributing to this 
establishment of a higher level or standard is undoubt- 
edly the complete emancipation of the University from 



2 PRESIDENT S REPORT 

political influences of every sort; for more than seven 
years — of the time before 1903 I can not speak from 
personal knowledge — the Board of Regents has co- 
operated in the most cordial and active fashion with 
the president and faculty of the University to main- 
tain a system of administration based solely upon merit. 
Another reason for the improvement is found in 
the development of high schools in the territory. Since 
my last report, in which this matter was discussed, 
another high school has been organized at Willcox, 
and at least three of the newer high schools have grad- 
uated their first four-years classes. From all three of 
these schools the University received students into the 
freshman class, without examinations save in English 
Composition, thus giving them provisional accrediting. 
It is already clear that the standards of work in the dif- 
ferent high schools vary more than the local conditions 
make necessary, but at the present time it seems inad- 
visable for the University to enforce a scheme of rigid 
uniformity. The schools are still yourg, they are ex- 
perimenting with problems of organization and of adapt- 
ation to the needs and prejudices of their constituents. 
The students graduated in the first class under the cir- 
cumstances of the first four years of any new school can 
hardly be called the real normal product of such school. 
They have probably been gathered together from many 
sources, and perhaps have taken only one or two years 
in the high school graduating them. As the schools 
become more settled and find themselves, it may rea- 
sonably be expected that their standards of graduation 
and of recommendation will grow more uniform and 



TO THE BOARD OF REGENTS. 3 

conform to the requirements established throughout 
the West. 

In the work of organizing and developing these high 
schools, the University has ever been ready, whenever 
asked, with its advice and help, in assisting in shaping 
the course of study, in obtaining teachers and principals 
and in conferring about the work of the school in actual 
operation. I count it as one of the most valuable things 
I have been able to do here that I could aid in this de- 
velopment of the secondary schools, not merely as feed- 
ers to the University, but as places where sound educa- 
tion can be given to boys and girls still in the wholesome 
surroundings of home, after they have completed the 
grammar school course, places where the outlook of the 
boys and girls on life may be broadened and the problem 
of making a life as well as making a living squarely faced, 
whether they mean to go on to college or to go into busi- 
ness or industry. 

So satisfactory has been the progress of the system 
of high schools both in their scope and in their distribu- 
tion in the territory, that it is safe to assume that the 
first year at least of the Preparatory Department of 
the University may be dropped at an early date without 
working hardship upon any considerable fraction of the 
population of Arizona who have proper claims to in- 
struction by the University. I am convinced that this 
dropping of one year could be done wisely at the end of 
the present academic year, provision being made for 
such coaching as might be needed by those mature, 
earnest students who have awakened late to the neces- 
sity for a more solid foundation and more thorough 
preparation for their chosen occupations. These stu- 



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dents, by their maturity and purposefulness, even though 
they may have been long out of school, are able to do 
this work at a more rapid rate than those who would 
ordinarily take the same work in regular course. Some 
of the most satisfactory students who have received 
degrees from the University have completed their pre- 
paration in just this manner. 

FACULTY. 

The changes in the faculty for the year 1910 were 
more numerous than during the preceding year. While 
some of the minor changes were made because of the 
shifting emphasis on portions of the work of certain 
departments, like modern languages and English, no 
change was made because of dissatisfaction with the 
work of any instructor, and most of the changes were 
made at the desire of the persons concerned. 

Edwin Mortimer Blake, Ph. D., professor of mathe- 
matics and mechanical engineering, after six years of 
peculiarly efficient and loyal service to the University 
and in the community, resigned to go into business in 
New York City, his connection ceasing August 31. 

William B. McCallum, Ph. D., Associate Botanist 
of the Agricultural Experiment Station, resigned to 
accept an appointment in the service of one of the great 
rubber-producing companies of Mexico, his resignation 
becoming effective June 30. 

The service of the following instructors, under an- 
nual appointment, terminated August 31, unless other- 
wise noted : 

Caroline Bates Singleton, A. B., in English, to study 
abroad. 



TO THE BOARD OF REGENTS. 

Helen J. Aldrich, Ph. D., in modern languages, upon 
becoming Mrs. F. L. Kleeberger. 

Frances E. Crowell, in music, April 30, upon be- 
coming Mrs. A. V. Grossetta. 

Lurena Merriman, preceptress, to accept a position 
in the Hawaiian Islands. 

Elizabeth E. Roberts, A. B., in German (half-time). 

Ethelbert Webb Waldron, A. B., in English. 

John Isaacson, in mechanic arts. 

New appointments for the current year were as 
follows : 

Nathan C. Grimes, M. S., a graduate of the Univer- 
sity of Michigan, and, at the time of his appointment, 
instructor in the University of Wisconsin, to be professor 
of mathematics. 

Frances Melville Perry, M. A., a graduate of Butler 
College, and for several years past assistant professor 
of English in Wellesley, to be assistant professor of Eng- 
lish and principal of the Preparatory Department. 

Louise Peters, M. A., a graduate of the Universities 
of California and Colorado, and several years instructor 
in Iowa State College, to be instructor in Spanish 
and German. 

Josephine Mack, A. B., of Lake Forest University, 
to be instructor in English and assistant in physical 
training (half-time). 

Mrs. Ida T. Underhill, from a similar position in 
Occidental College, to be preceptress in West Cottage. 

Angela O'Byrne, to be instructor in music, Oct. 21. 

Charles H. Clark, B. S., of North Dakota Agricul- 
tural College, to be assistant plant breeder, in the Agri- 
cultural Experiment Station. 



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Alexander McOmie, B. S., of the Agricultural College 
of Utah, to be assistant agriculturist in the Agricultural 
Experiment Station. 

Bert A. Snow, B. S., of Colorado Agricultural Col- 
lege and M. S. of Cornell University, to be instructor in 
mechanical and electrical engineering. 

Mrs. Ida W. Douglass, instructor in physical geo- 
graphy, October 6. 

It will be noticed that these are chiefly changes in 
instructorships rather than in professorships, a fact that 
signifies stability in the ranks of those who constitute 
the permanent faculty. One reason for this satisfactory 
condition lies in the adoption by the Board of Regents 
some years ago, of the policy of granting sabbatical 
leaves on three-fifths pay to those of professorial rank 
who have served in that capactiy here for six or more 
years. Because of personal and other reasons, strict 
precedence on the basis of length of service has not yet 
been established. Two men who are entitled to leave 
with pay declined to take it in turn, but they expect to 
take it an at early date. During the year leaves were 
granted to G. E. P. Smith, irrigation engineer of the 
Agricultural Experiment Station, for twelve months for 
the study of irrigation in northern Italy and of pumps 
and pumping machinery at the University of Wisconsin, 
and also to Dr. A. E. Vinson, biochemist of the Agri- 
cultural Experiment Station, for six months, for study 
and research in Paris. 

These sabbatical years or half-years can no longer 
be looked upon as privileges for which professors must 
beg, but rather as rights which they have earned and 
which they may enjoy in turn, subject always to the 



TO THE BOARD OF REGENTS. 7 

larger interests of the University as to the exact year to 
be taken. The number absent at any one time should, 
of course, never be a large proportion of the faculty, 
which means a reasonable distribution of the right. The 
payments made during these sabbatical years are just 
as much earned as are the payments for the other years. 
They are in the nature of deferred payments, and pro- 
fessors newly appointed, and those who are promoted 
from inferior ranks, rightly consider the enjoyment of 
the sabbatical leave in due time as a part of the terms 
of their engagement with the University. The gain to 
to the University, as well as to the professor, is obvious, 
for the sabbatical is almost invariably used for study and 
research rather than mere recreation and travel. 

In various ways the members of the faculty are 
rendering distinct services to the public outside the 
boundaries of the campus, thus keeping the University 
in closer touch with the problems and interests of the 
territory as a whole. Director R. H. Forbes of the 
Experiment Station served by appointment of the Gov- 
ernor upon the Arizona Horticultural Commission, and 
upon him as secretary has depended no small part of 
the success of that body in protecting the horticultural 
interests. Professor C. F. Tolman, head of the Depart- 
ment of Geology, is preparing for the United States 
Geological Survey, under regular contract with the 
Federal government, the Tucson sheet, which includes 
the important region in which so much prospecting is 
going on in Pima county. This work will probably ab- 
sorb much of Professor Tolman's spare time for two 
years, and will reflect great credit upon the department 
and the University. The Departments of Metallurgy 



8 president's report 

and Mineralogy continue the making of qualitative and 
quantitative tests of rocks and ores submitted by persons 
from different parts of the territory, while the Agricul- 
tural Experiment Station serves in similar fashion in 
the examination and analysis of water, milk, plants, etc. 

During the last year, also, I have assisted the Ter- 
ritorial Board of Education, of which I am ex-officio a 
member, in the making of a new course of study for 
Arizona schools, especially in the preparation and re- 
vision of those sections relating to history and geography, 
and in editing the manuscript for publication. In the 
course of the calendar year I have represented the Uni- 
versity of Arizona at the Jubilee Commencement of the 
University of California, celebrating the Fiftieth Anni- 
versary of the College of California; at the meeting of 
the National Association of State Universities, and at 
the meeting of the Association of Agricultural Colleges 
and Experiment Stations, both of which were held in 
Washington, D. C, the middle of November. 

The usual list of published writings of members of 
the faculty is submitted in an Appendix. The activities 
of our staff in this particular seem to me to be highly 
commendable, both from the nature and the extent of 
their contributions. I doubt if there are many univer- 
sities in the country whose faculty would show a larger 
percentage of persons contributing directly to the litera- 
ture of their several fields. 

THE GROUNDS AND BUILDINGS. 

The steady improvement of the campus under the 
skillful and devoted management of the Superintendent 
of Grounds and Buildings, Mr. W. M. Cole, is noted by 
all who have occasion to visit the campus from time to 



TO THE BOARD OF REGENTS. 9 

time. The investment of money in clearing and grading, 
planting of trees, development of garden areas and the 
extension of drives has more than justified itself in the 
eyes of the public. Seven years ago the visitor to the 
campus made his way from town either by a rickety 
street car, running on an uncertain schedule over a 
shaky track, through an ungraded, weedy street, or by 
a sinuous trail across arroyas and through greasewood 
to the entrance of the campus. The fence along the front 
of the campus was a staggering line of discarded railroad 
ties, held together by rusty barbed wire. Today the 
University campus is approached by various well-graded 
streets and the visitor leaving the electric car enters by 
a dignified gateway into what is really the best park in 
the city. The whole west frontage of the campus has 
a substantial and sightly fence of iron tubing set in 
wooden posts. The new planting along the front of the 
campus, though suffering severely from the hard freeze of 
last January, has made marked progress in the last 
twelve months. The various athletic fields for football, 
basketball, and tennis have never been in so fine condi- 
tion as today, nor so steadily and widely used. 

Comparatively little of the funds available for im- 
provement has gone into the construction of new build- 
ings. The most conspicuous structure completed within 
the year is the new reinforced concrete tank for water 
storage, which replaces the old wooden tank which had 
become a source of danger to the buildings in its vicinity, 
as well as to the safety of the water system. The new 
tank is circular in form, with a dome-like appearance 
distinctly pleasing in its outline. Its capacity is about 
sixty thousand gallons as compared with thirty-five 



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thousand gallons for the old tank, while an additional 
ten feet in height increases considerably by its greater 
pressure the efficiency of the whole system, both for 
ordinary use and for protection against fire. The cost 
of the tank with its connections, was approximately 
$2,800.00. In conjunction with this improvement of 
the water system, the centrifugal pump, which, with its 
motor, was located on the 85-foot level in the well, has 
been replaced by a triplex plunger pump, installed at the 
top of the well, where both the pump and its driving 
motor are easitly accessible. The cost of this pump 
and its installation was approximately $1,625.00. A 
report made by Professor Henley on a test of the pump- 
ing plant, November 25th, shows that the efficiency of 
the entire plant is about 56 % as against 39% which was 
the highest efficiency ever secured from the old pump. 
By the most conservative estimate of the average cost 
of pumping, both into ditches and into the tank, the cost 
of power is reduced by the new pump at least 33%. 
Should this advantage continue through a series of years, 
the new pump would have paid for itself in four or five 
years. 

The improvements upon the Rillito farm have gone 
on steadily. Besides clearing and leveling, a substan- 
tial and sightly fence has been built along the east line. 
A concrete cottage has been built for the farm foreman at 
a cost of approximately S2,000,00. In connection with 
this cottage is an office for instructors whose classes may 
be engaged in laboratory work upon the farm. The 
plans for the coming year, already authorized by the 
Board, contemplate the construction of a dairy barn, 
a water tank and a system of pipes for distribution, 



TO THE BOARD OF REGENTS. 1 1 

and the installation of concrete pipes for the main irri- 
gation ditches. The development of the Department of 
Agriculture will require the purchase of a herd of dairy 
cattle, which will probably be done during the next six 
months, and the construction, on the latest and best 
plans, of a dairy building for general dairy uses. I am 
confident that in the proper management of the farm 
by the Department of Agriculture, it may be made to 
serve not merely purposes of instruction in the processes 
of production and ordinary marketing, but that it may 
be made to serve a directly beneficial purpose in sup- 
plying the University Dining Hall, with its eighty or 
one hundred regular boarders, with milk, butter, eggs, 
poultry, and some other meats, as well as vegetables and 
garden fruits, which are now purchased at the ordinary 
and somewhat exorbitant local prices. 

AGRICULTURAL EXPERIMENT STATION. 

Investigational work of the Agricultural Experi- 
ment Station during the past year has continued on the 
same high plane as heretofore. Perhaps the most note- 
worthy feature of the year is the completion of the work 
of the Irrigation Engineer on the subject of underflow of 
neighboring streams. The results of these investiga- 
tions were published in Bulletin No. 64, "Ground Water 
Supply and Irrigation in the Rillito Valley," a piece of 
work most creditable to Professor Smith and the Uni- 
versity. Several other bulletins of the same high grade 
of excellence, representing several years of work, espec- 
ially one by Professor Thornber on "The Grazing Ranges 
of Arizona," will appear at an early day. 

Mention should also be made of the promising in- 
vestigations now in progress under the direction of Mr. 



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G. F. Freeman, Plant Breeder of the Station, upon the 
improvement of the varieties of alfalfa adapted to the 
regions of Southern Arizona. He has also been carrying 
on investigations relative to the varieties of beans grown 
by the Papago Indians, according to dry farming 
methods. 

The long series of experiments with date culture 
seems to have reached a conclusion in the nature of a 
positive demonstration that Southern Arizona can grow 
many varieties of dates in a manner commercially profit- 
able, and furthermore, that the finest varieties, which 
hitherto have seemed rather ill-adapted to the seasons 
of Arizona, can be made by artificial methods, devised 
through the science and ingenuity of Dr. Vinson, work- 
ing along chemical lines, and Mr. Freeman, working 
by physical or incubating methods, to ripen in a 
highly satisfactory manner. The product of the date 
orchard for the season just closed has been readily mar- 
keted, and about $1,200 received though this was by no 
means an extraordinary crop. Too much praise can 
not be given to Director Forbes for the persistence, 
patience and resourcefulness which he has devoted to 
developing this particular industry. Other features of 
the work of the Station, such as the work in sheep breed- 
ing, range investigation, dry farming in Cochise and 
Navajo counties, and truck farming, have been carried 
on as in former years. Details of the operations and 
finances of the Station for the year ending June 30, 1910, 
will be found in the attached Annual Report of that 
section of the University. 



TO THE BOARD OF REGENTS. 13 

It seems to me clear, from observing the tendencies 
of recent years that the University will find that its 
greatest immediate enlargement of usefulness in the 
direction of developing its work in agricultural instruc- 
tion and investigation. At the present time, the condi- 
tion of the mining industry and of enterprises, other 
than irrigation, demanding the services of civil engineers, 
would hardly warrant expectation of increased registra- 
tion in engineering courses. The development of irri- 
gated lands in the great valleys, especially in those under 
reclamation projects, means steady growth in the agri- 
cultural population. Only a small percentage of new- 
comers have been trained to intensive farming under 
irrigation al conditions. They must learn their methods 
here, and in teaching them and in supplying their 
leaders, the University will find one of its most import- 
ant services to individuals and to the commonwealth. 

FINANCES. 

The tabulations of Income and Expenditures, which 
will be found in the Appendixes, show small variation 
from the figures of last year, though the scheduled 
increases have been made in the Morrill-Nelson Fund 
and the Hatch-Adams Fund received from the Federal 
Government. During the fiscal year beginning July 1, 
1910, the Morrill-Nelson Fund will be $45,000.00, with 
one more increase of $5,000.00 to be made; the Hatch- 
Adams Fund reaches its maximum of $30,000.00; the bi- 
ennial appropriations made by the Territorial Legislature 
continue as heretofore, $35,000.00 for maintenance, 
$11,500.00 for improvements, and $6,550.00 for the 
Agricultural Experiment Station. The income from 
the Douglass Endowment Fund for instruments for 



14 president's report 

scientific research, when the interest due January 1st 
has been paid, will amount to about $640.00. 

No provision for such expenditures for maintenance 
and improvement as must be met by territorial appro- 
priation, has been made for the fiscal year beginning 
July 1, 1911. The prohibition of any meeting of the 
legislature before January, 1912, made by the Statehood 
Bill will require some extraordinary measures to be 
taken to raise funds for running the University after 
December, 1911. The system by which current revenues 
from the territory are provided would make it possible 
for the University to continue through 1911 on the funds 
which will result from taxes payable during the current 
month. It is hoped that such arrangements will be 
made by a special Act of Congress, or in some other 
manner, so that no interruption of the work of the 
University will occur through lack of necessary revenues. 

Beginning with the new college year in September 
several changes in fees, duly authorized by the Board of 
Regents, went into effect. The matriculation or inci- 
dental fee of $5 was made payable annually by all stu- 
dents upon registration, and the maintenance fee for 
students residing upon the campus was abolished. All 
students were also required upon registration to pay a 
fee for the support of physical training, $5 for men and 
$3 for women, thus creating the Physical Training Fund, 
to be handled in the same way as the Contingent Fund 
and "expended by the President in co-operation with 
the Athletic Association of the University for the pro- 
motion of Physical Training, provided that, in return 
for the payment of claims duly authorized and approved 
by said Association, to the amount of the annual pay- 



TO THE BOARD OF REGENTS. 15 

ments into such fund, said Association shall agree to 
exempt from all dues persons paying such fee, and to 
admit such persons free to all games and athletic con- 
tests given in Tucson under the name of the University, 
except the Thanksgiving football game or such game as 
may be substituted for it." The Association complied 
with the terms of the stipulation, and, with the approval 
cf the Executive Council of the Association the new fund, 
amounting to about $700, was apportioned as follows: 
Football, 45%, baseball, 25%; basketball, 10%; tennis, 
10% ; field and track sports, 10% . As a further support 
of the athletic interests cf the University, the Board has 
voted to transfer, when practicable, the sum of $300 
from the Contingent Fund to the Physical Training Fund. 

NEEDS OF THE UNIVERSITY. 

First, the restoration of the mill-tax for the support 
of the University, by which the revenues for maintenance 
will increase with the assessed valuation of theTerritory, 
and, presumably, with the growth of population. The 
new demands of an expanding institution, which is still 
in the formative stage, require an annual increment of 
about $3,000 per year. 

Second, a new metallurgical or mill building for 
the departments of mining engineering and metallurgy, 
to take the place of the present wooden unsightly struc- 
ture which has always been looked upon as a makeshift. 
For this purpose at least $25,000 should ultimately be 
expended. 

Third, an auditorium with a seating capacity of 
700 or 1,000, with provision for student lounging and 
amusement rooms, which the institution very greatly 
needs. There are at least seven high schools in Arizona 



16 president's report 

far better equipped with respect to assembly halls than 
is the University whose only place of meeting, when 
specially seated, is the Gymnasium. This building 
would cost not less than $20,000. 

Fourth, a new museum building or a considerable 
enlargement of the quarters of the library, which will 
soon reach the overflowing stage in its present half of 
the Library and Museum Building. Such a museum 
building, with rooms for the classes in geology could be 
built for $10,000. 

Fifth, the completion of North Hall, the dormitory 
for college men, at an estimated cost of $8,000, and 
greatly increased acecomodations for the young women 
since West Cottage and its Annex are already outgrown. 

TERMINATION OF SERVICE. 

With this report, my eighth as president of the 
University of Arizona, my connection with Arizona will 
come to an end, smce my resignation has been accepted 
and made effective on this date, in order to enable me 
to undertake the work of a new office in the United States 
Bureau of Education, that of Specialist in Higher Edu- 
cation, which seems to offer a peculiarly attractive 
opportunity for constructive influence of a high order 
with a national scope and adequate support. It has 
been a great privilege to serve under the direction of the 
Boards of Regents who have more than fulfilled the con- 
ditions under which I took up the work in Arizona in 
1903. More cordial and sympathetic support and co- 
operation could not have been given by any body than 
I have received here. To share in the upbuilding of the 
University during these years has been a high privilege, 
filled with pleasure and satisfaction as well as with 



TO THE BOARD OF REGENTS. 17 

burdens and responsibilities. I can wish for my successor 
no higher wish than that he may enjoy, with Board, 
Faculty, and public, a continuing and enlarged oppor- 
tunity to serve in the educational and civic development 
of the Commonwealth of Arizona. 

Very respectfully submitted, 

Kendric Charles Babcock, 
University of Arizona, President. 

December 20, 1910. 



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APPENDIX I. 



PUBLISHED WRITINGS OF OFFICERS OF THE 
UNIVERSITY. 

(continued from 1909). 



Raymond Calvin Benner, Assistant Professor of Chemistry 
Rapid Electrolytic Determination of Copper. Engineering 

and Mining Journal, XC, No. 11. 1910. 
The Electrolytic Determination of Copper. Los Angeles 

Mining Review, XXVIII, No. 26. 1910. 
The Rapid Determination of Copper, Silver, Cadmium, and 

Bismuth, by Means of the Mercury Cathode and Sta- 
tionary Anode. Jour, of Am. Chem. Soc, XXXII, 

No. 10 1910. 
A Rapid Method for the Electrolytic Determination of 

Copper in Ores. Jour, of Indus, and Engineering Chem., 

II, No. 5. 1910. 
Sources of Error in Analysis. Mining and Scientific Press 

C, No, 14. 1910. 
Rapid Electrolytic Methods of Analysis. Mining and Scien. 

Press, C, No. 18. 1910. 
The Rapid Determination of Lead in Ores by Electrolysis 

with Stationary Electrodes. Jour, of Indus, and Engin. 

Chem., II, No. 8. 1910. 
The Electrolytic Determination of Lead in Ores. (With Dr 

Ross). Min. and Scien. Press, CI, No. 20. 1910. 
The Rare Elements (Molybdenum). Los Angeles Min. Rev., 

XXVII, No. 21. 1910. 
The Rare Earths. Los Angeles Min. Rev.,XXVlII, No. 13 

1910. 



TO THE BOARD OF REGENTS. 19 

The Rare Earths. Los Angeles Min. Rev., XXVIII, No. 14. 

1910 
Rapid Determinations and Separations by Means of the 

Mercury Cathode and Stationary Anode. (With M. L. 

Hartman). Jour, of the Am. Chem. Soc., XXXII, No. 12. 
Technical Applications of the Rare Earths. Mex. Min. 

Jour., XII, No. 1. 1911. 
Fractionation of the Yttrium Earths by Means of Sodium 

Succinate. Jour, of the Am. Chem. Soc, XXXIII, No. 1. 

1911. 
The Rapid Determination of Nickel and Cobalt by Means 

of the Gauze Cathode and Stationary Anode. (With Dr. 

Ross). Minneapolis Meeting of the Am. Chem. Soc. 
The Rapid Determination of Silver and Cadmium by Means 

of the Gauze Cathode and Stationary Anode. (With Dr. 

Ross). Minneapolis Meeting of the Am. Chem. Soc. 
A New Form of Electrode for the Electrolytic Determina- 
tion of Copper and Lead Metall. and Chem. Engineer., 
XII, No. 1. 1911. 
Titanium. Los Angeles Min. Rev., XXVIII, No. 3. 1910 

Charles H. Clark, Assistant Plant Breeder (A. E. S.). 

Alfalfa. Second Annual Report of the Dickinson Experi- 
ment Station for the Year 1909, pp. 6-23. 1909. 

Robert Humphrey Forbes, Director and Chemist (A. E. S.) 
Twentieth An. Rept. Agr. Exp. Sta., Administrative, 
. 557-561. 
' ' Our Farmers and our Future." Univ. of Ariz. Record, 

Vol. II, No. 2, pp. 1-24, March, 1910. 
Sweet Potato Culture. Timely Hints for Farmers, No. 86, 
Dec. 29, 1910. 

Frank Nelson Guild, Professor of Chemistry and Mineralogy. 
The Mineralogy of Arizona. The Chemical Publishing Co., 

Easton, Pa. 103 pages. Copyright, 1910. 
Pneumatolytische Hornblende von Mont Dore, Department 



20 president's report 

Puy de Dome, Frankreich, mit 5 Textfiguren, Zeitschrift 

fur Krystallographie, Munchen. (in press.) 
A. W. Morrill, Entomologist (A. E. S.). 

Citrus Pests in Florida and California. Circ. Ariz. Hort. 

Com., No. 4. pp. 1-2. 1910. 
The Control of Citrus Pests. Ibid., No. 5. pp. 1-2. 1910. 
Mites, or So-Called Spiders Affecting Citrus. Ibid., No. 6. 

p. 1. 1910. 
Mealy Bugs Affecting Citrus. Ibid., No. 7. p. 1. 1910. 
The Long and Purple Scales in Florida and California. 

Ibid., No. 8, p. 1. 1910. 
Is Arizona Immune to Purple Scale? Ibid., No. 9. p. 1. 

1910. 
California Red and Yellow Scales. Ibid., No. 10. p. 1. 

1910. 
The Black Scale. Ibid., No. 11. pp. 1-2. 1910. 
Some Citrus Scale Pests of Minor Importance. Ibid., No. 12. 

pp. 1-2. 1910. 
The White Fly Enemies of Citrus. Ibid., No. 13. pp. 1-2. 

1910. 
Control of the Codling Moth in Arizona, withSpecial Refer- 
ence to the Upper Gila Valley. Ibid., No. 15. pp. 1-8. 

1910. 
Plant Bugs Injurious to Cotton Bolls. Bull. Bureau of 

Entomology, U. S. Dept. of Agri., No. 86. pp. 1-110. 

5 plates, 25 text figures. 1910. 
Frances Melville Perry, Assistant Professor of English and 

Principal of Preparatory Department. 
An Introductory Course in Argumentation. The American 

Book Co. 1906. 
An Introductory Course in Exposition. The American 

Book Co. 1908. 
A Punctuation Primer. The American Book Co. 1908. 
College Solidarity, Science, XXX, No. 780. New York, 

1909. 
A Consideration of Proposed Changes in the College En- 
trance Requirements in English. Educational Review, 

New York, February, 1910. 



TO THE BOARD OF REGENTS. 21 

William Horace Ross, Assistant Chemist (A. E. S.). 

The Radioactive Elements and Their Source. Los Angeles, 
Mining Review, XXIX, No. 9. 1910. 

Abstracts, Chemical Abstracts, IV, Nos. 4, 8, 10, 11, 12, 14, 
15, 23. 

Third Complete Analysis of the Salton Sea Water. Twen- 
tieth Annual Report, Agri. Exp. Sta., Univ. of Arizona. 

The Electrolytic Determination of Lead in Ores. (With Dr. 

R. C. Benner). Mining and Scientific Press, CI, No. 20.1910. 

The Rapid Determination of Nickel and Cobalt by Means 
of the Gauze Cathods and Stationary Anode. (With Dr. 
R. C. Benner). Meeting of the Assn. Chem. Soc, Min- 
neapolis, Dec., 1910. 

The Rapid Determination of Silver and Cadium by Means 
of the Gauze Cathode and Stationary Anode. (With Dr. 

R. C. Benner). Meeting of the Assn. Chem. Soc, Min- 
neapolis, Dec, 1910. 

George Edson Phillip Smith, Irrigation Engineer (A. E. S.). 
Ariz. Agri. Exp. Sta. Bull. 64. Ground Water Supply and 
Irrigation in the Rillito Valley. 

Marion Cummings Stanley, Instructor in Philosophy. 
The Dead Poet. Bookman, XXXI, No. 2. 
The Zuhuaro. Out West. XXXII, No. 3. 
Song for All Soul's Eve. Lippincott's Magazine. No. 5 1 5 

John James Thornber, Professor of Botany and Botanist. 

(A. E. S.). 
Botany: Range Conditions, Experiments with Drought- 
Resistant Grasses, Work with Cultivated Plants, etc. 

Twentieth An. Rep., Agr. Exp. Sta., pp. 575-582. 1909. 
Drought-Resistant Plants for the Arid Southwest. Timely 

Hints for Farmers, No. 63, Ariz. Exp. Sta. Jan., 1910. 
The Horticultural Outlook in Arizona. Tucson Citizen, 

Souvenir Edition, May 5, 1910. 
Some Hardy Flowers for Southwestern Gardens. Timely 

Hints for Farmers, No. 85. August, 1910. 
The Grazing Ranges of Arizona. Ariz. Exp. Sta., Bull. 65 

September, 1910. 



22 president's report 

Albert Earl Vinson, Biochemist (A. E. S.). 

The Stimulation of Premature Ripening by Chemical Means. 

Jour, of the Amer. Chem. Soc, XXXII, No. 2, Feb., 1910. 
The Chemical Organization of a Typical Fruit. Plant 

World, XIII, No. 1. 1910. 
Fixing and Staining Tannin in Plant Tissues with Nitrous 

Ethers. Botanical Gazette, 49: 222-224, No. 2. March, 

1910. 
The Influence of Chemicals in Stimulating the Ripening of 

Fruits. Science, XXX, No. 774. 1909. 
Frederick W. Wilson, Animal Husbandman (A. E. S.). 

Sorghum as a Forage and Grain Ration for Sheep 

Timely Hints for Farmers, No. 84. 



TO THE BOARD OF REGENTS. 23 



APPENDIX II. 



PAYROLL FOR DECEMBER, 1910. 



FACULTY AND ADMINISTRATIVE) OFFICERS. 

FUNDS. 
Morrill Territorial Hatch Adams 
(Elected without term.) 
K. C. Babcock, Pres., Pol. Ec, 

Hist $ 600 $3,400 $. . . . $ 

R. H. Forbes, Dir. and Chem., 

Agr. Exp. Sta 420 1,300 1,080 

F. N. Guild, Chem. and Miner. . 2,400 

G. E. P. Smith, Ir. Eng. A.E.S. 

(On leave 1 yr. at 3-5 salary) 1,320 

J. J. Thornber, Boi. & Botanist, 

A.E.S 1,200 1,000 

C. F. Tolman, Jr., Geol. and Min. 

Eng 2,400 

A. E. Vinson, Biochemist, A.E.S. 

(On leave for 1-2 yr. at 3-5 sal.) 1,760 

W. W. Henley, Mech. Eng. and 

Mech. Arts 2.300 

C. A. Turrell, Mod. Lang 2,100 

A. E. Douglass, Physics & Astr. 2,300 

L. A. Waterbury, Civ. Eng 2,200 

R. R. Goodrich, Metall 2,100 

R. W. Clothier, Agr. & Agricul- 
turist A. E. S 1,600 300(Inst)300 

E. S. Bates, English 2,000 

F. W. Wilson, An. Husb. A.E.S 1,800 

H. M. Powell, Mil. Sci 300 



24 president's report 

G. F. Freeman, PL Breeder, A. 

E. S 2,100 

(Elected for year 1910-1911) 
H. A. E. Chandler, Econ. and 

Hist - 1,200 600 

N. C. Grimes, Math 1,800 

W. G. Medcraft, Math 1,500 

R. C. Benner, Chem 1,600 

A. W. Morrill, Entom., A.E.S 240 300 

F. C. Kelton, Ir. Eng., A. E. S. 

(Special salary in absence of 

Prof. Smith, $200) 300 1 ,300 

W. H. Ross, Chem. A.E.S 300 1,000 

— F. M. Perry, Engl, and Prin. 

Prep. Dept 1,500 120(Jan.) 

— M. C. Stanley, Phil, and Educ. 

(half time) 750 

— E. Lutrell, Engl. & Librarian 600 700 

— L. P. Newsom, Lat. & Greek 1,000 

F. E. Talmage, Stwi. & Bkkpg., 

& Sec. Univ. (Mgr. Univ. Din. 

Hall, $500) 720 480 

— I. C. Reid, Math. & Hist 360 940 

F. L. Kleeberger, Phys. Tr. and 

Chem 600 900 

W. L. Fowler, An. Husb 1,300 

J. G. Brown, Bot. & Zool. (half 

time) 700 

— L. M. Peters, Mod. Lang 1,100 

— I. T. Underhill, Preceptress 750 

B. A. Snow, Mech. & Elec. Engr. 1,200 

A. McOmie, Agri. & Farm. Inst., 

A.E.S. (and $800 Dry Farm- 
ing Fund) 600(Inst) 

C. H. Clark, PL Breeder, A.E.S 1,200 

— J. Mack, Engl. (half time) 450 

—A. E. O'Bryne, Music 340 

W. J. Galbraith, Law 340 



TO THE BOARD OF REGENTS. 25 



T. Chapin, Geology 500 

H. Brown, Curator Museum, 

$100 General Fund 

W. M. Cole, Supt. of Bldgs. and 

Grounds, Engr 240 1,080 

E. D. Trout, Secy. A. E. S 1,320 .... 

— M. A. Guild, Library (half 

time) 600 

—I. W. Douglass, Phys. Geog. . 125 

STUDENT ASSISTANTS MONTHLY PAYMENTS 

M. L. Hartman, Chem 20 

L. C. Elliott, Phys 15 

M. M. Carpenter, Office 35 

— D. D. DeLuce, Botany . . 8 

J. L. Bone, Mech. Arts 15 

F. Rodolf, Civil Engr 15 

E. K. Sykes, Library 10 

FOREMEN, LABORERS, JANITORS, ETC. MONTHLY PAYMENTS. 

F. Hann, Carpenter 80 

J. Higuera, Grounds and mason 65 

G. Kirby, Gardener 57 

A. Harling, Fireman 50 

G.Hoffman, Lab. Asst., (A.E.S.) 40 

J. Alvarez, Lab. Asst., (A.E.S.) 39 

Ramon Basurta, Laborer 45 

M. Lucero, Laborer 40 . 50 

Ignacio Felix, Laborer 40 . 50 

Jerry Savage 22.75 

*C. H. Rolfe, Laundryman 10 

*J. C. Cook, Janitor North Hall 16 

*P. Wetenkamp, Janitor Shop 15 

*P. Wetenkamp, Janitor Civ. Engr 5 

*F. M. Cannon, Janitor South 

Hall 8 

*H. G. Theroux, Janitor Libr 15 

*J. F. Burns, Janitor Gym 10 

*H. F. Tierce, Laborer A.E.S 

*M. M. Dole, Electrician 

*Students. 



26 president's report 

P. Moreno, Janitor Science. ... 50 

W. Bibb, Janitor Main 60 

University Farm: 

H. H. Lindley, Foreman 75 

Date Orchard, Tempe: 

F. H. Simmons, Foreman, 75 

Santa Rita Range: 

W. B. McCleary, Rider . . 12 . 50 

Date Orchard, Yuma: 
E. L. Crane, Foreman ($30.00 Date Orchard Fund) 

Dry-Farm, Douglas: 
E. L. Bowers, Foreman (E. P. & S. VV. Fund, $25) 
Experimental Dry-Farm, Snowflake: 
W. J. Flake, Jr., Foreman (Dry-Farming Fund, $40) 
Agricultural Experiment Station Farm, Phoenix: 

Guy Acuff, Laborer 55 

P. Gaynor, Laborer 46 

C. L. Watkins, Laborer 45 

George Acuff, Laborer (Irregular) 



TO THE BOARD OF REGENTS. 27 



APPENDIX III. 



FINANCIAL STATEMENT 

MORRILL-NELSON funds. 

(July 1, 1909, to July 1, 1910.) 

Balance (bills payable), July 1, 1909 $ 910.72 

Received from U. S. Government 40,000.00 

$40,910 72 

Expenditures: 

Agriculture $4,787 . 06 

Mechanic Arts 12,041 . 80 

English Language 5,468 .41 

Mathematical Science 3,843 . 85 

Natural Sciences 12,345 . 84 

Economic Sciences 1,953 . 38 

$40,440 . 34 



Balance (bills payable), July 1, 1910. .. . $470.38 



TERRITORIAL FUNDS. 

Total of claims audited in 1910 and paid by the 
Territorial Auditor: 

University Fund— Maintenance $33,893.04 

University Building Fund — Improvements 11,838.89 

General Fund ■ — ■ 

$45,731.93 



28 president's REPORT 

MESS FUND. 

(University Dining Hall.) 

Balance, January 1, 1910 $ 2,939.41 

Receipts for board ,etc, 1910 12,786.24 

$15,725.65 

Expenditures, 1910 $13,327.17 



Balance, January 1, 1911 $ 2,398.48 

CONTINGENT FUND. 

Balance, January 1, 1910 $ 557.61 

Receipts, 1910, rents, tuition, lights, eitc. 4,845.80 

$ 5,403.41 

Expenditures, 1910 4,942 . 57 



Balance, January 1, 1911 $ 460.84 

ASSAY FUND. 

Balance, January 1, 1910 $ 127.58 

Receipts, 1910 60.00 

$187.58 

Expenditures, 1910 153.31 



Balance, January 1, 1911 34.27 

ENDOWMENT FUNDS. 

Douglas Endowment Fund — Arizona 

Funding Bonds, 5%, 1942, $10,000 $638.81 
Income to January 1, 1911 

Philo Sherman Bennet Scholarship Fund 
U.P. 1st mortg. R.R. & Ed. Gt. 4's 
1947, $500.00. Income January 1, 
1910- January 1, 1911 $31 20 

UNIVERSITY FARM FUND. 

Balance, January 1, 1910 $233 . 53 

Receipts from sale of produce, etc., 1910 104.00 

$337.53 

Expenditures, 1910 267 . 50 



Balance, January 1, 1911 $70.03 



TO THE BOARD OF REGENTS. 29 

HATCH FUND. 

Receipts from "U. S. Government $15,000.00 

Expenditures 15,000 00 

SALES FUND (WITH HATCH FUND). 

Overdraft, July 1, 1909 $ 88.49 

Receipts from sales of produce, and live- 
stock, lab >ratory fees, rents, etc .... 1,667 . 72 

$1,579.23 

Expenditures 1,772 . 55 

Overdraft, July 1, 1910 $193.32 



ADAMS FUND. 

Receipts from U. S. Government $13,000.00 

Expenditures 13,000 . 00 



SOUTHERN PACIFIC FUND. 

(For underflow investigations) 

Balance July 1, 1919 $173.36 

Receipts 89 . 00 

$262.56 

Expenditures 262 . 36 



EI* PASO & SOUTHWESTERN FUND. 

Balance July 1, 1909 $1,638 . 35 

Expenditures 870.91 

Balance July 1, 1910 $ 767 44 



TERRITORIAL APPROPRIATIONS FOR DATE ORCHARDS. 

Balance July 1, 1909 $4,285 . 62 

Expenditures 2,182 . 15 

Balance, July 1, 1910 $2,103.47 



30 president's report 

TERRITORIAL APPROPRIATIONS FOR PUBLICATIONS. 

Balance July 1, 1909 $3,100.00 

Expenditures 1,442 . 26 

Balance July 1, 1910 $1,657.74 

TERRITORIAL APPROPRIATIONS FOR FARMERS' INSTITUTES. 

Balance July 1, 1909 $2,376.05 

Expenditures 994.81 

Balance July 1, 1910 $1,381.24 

TERRITORIAL APPROPRIATIONS FOR DRY-FARMING INVESTIGATIONS 

Balance July 1, 1909 $2,973.65 

Expenditures 933. 03 

Balance $2,040. 62 



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