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DENNIS KING, MAE WEST TURN COLD SHOULDER TO '41 SMOKER

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To get various celebrities to appear at the Freshman Smoker tonight, has not been easy diplomacy.

First, the Committee members were coldly received by Dennis King, co-star with Vera Zorina. When reminded of Harvard's interest in the stage he replied, "I have heard of a show produced by some sort of a club, the Hasty Pie, I believe."

Second difficulty concerned negotiations with Hollywood's sex personality,' Mae West. Although she expressed a great desire to look the University over, her manager quoted a "special price" for her appearance at the Smoker, three thousand dollars.

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