At a call meetiig of the Executive ComGittoe held in
President Barker's offloe, October !at. 1915. there were pre-
sent; R.C. Z'toll, O.B. Nichols, P.P. Johnson, J.!. Brown and
President Barker made a reoort as - o the facts leading up
to the building and eauipping of State Hall, which was ordered
to be filed and recorded.
To the Executive Qommittee.
0Pf the Board of Trrus&ees,
State University of entucky.
in accordance with your order I lay before you this morn-
ing copies of all your official action in regard to "State Hall.*
coamoonly called the Oafettria, which is as follows:
At'& meeting of the Executive Committee, July 17th, 1914, the
following order was made. It annearing that the budget provides
so that $2.500.00 may be s'nent for the erection of a o0m1ons
where meals may be furnished young men who are students in the
University, at actual cost; upon motion made and seconded
$2,500.00 was appropriated for the purpose of erecting a Commons
building. Upon the call of yeas and nays, Messrs. Nichols,
Edelen and Terrell voted yea, and Mr. Stoll voted no. Again at
a meeting held Srptember 5th, 1914, this entry wvs made. Mr.
Stoll suggested Tchat at a former meeting of the 2xecutive Committee
Judge Lafferty, Secretary of the Board, stated that the Cafe.
teria or the University Commons would be operated without any
expense to the College, that is to say, that the ollege would
erect a building to cost $2,500.00. and that there would be no
further expense to the ollege of any kind in operating thi8
Cafeteria. Mr. Stoll suggested that this statement should be
recorded in the minautes of the last meeting as it was not done.
Judge Lafferty being present at this meeting made the statement
again to the effect that it is the plan to conduct the Cafeter-
la so that the amount in savings can be made. so as to meet the
exOense of equipment to make It self-sustaining. "'lso that the
amount expended in the erecting and equipning of the buildiag
is as follows:
Building and plumbing ......... $3046.13
Equipment etc ................. 12122,L._
.excess ... $2668.62
I also bring before you the accounts of 'State Hall' for last
year as they, appear upon the books of the University. These
show a deficit of, in round numbers $3800.00. I do not believe
that this deficit constitutes and Indebtedness of the Univer-
sity, "State Hall is an institution established for the bene-
fit of the studente, to be orerated by them with the money they
nay In. while the University does ex*rcise a necessary super-
vision of the institution, the suoervision that it exerctese
Is in princinle that Sia. as that extended every student function
and activity that is conducted on the camnus. I regard that
it stands in the exact position of Patterson Hall and the Athletic.