National Affairs: Social Secretary

Alien Property Custodian Sutherland sent a long letter to the Senate in compliance with a resolution of Senator Norris of Nebraska demanding explanations. Mr. Norris wanted to know if Mr. Sutherland had any right to assign Miss Mary Randolph, on the Alien Property Custodian's payroll, to do social secretarial work in the White House. Mr. Sutherland quoted to the Senate, which contains many famed lawyers, an act of Congress giving the various branches of the Executive Department the right to detail their employes to the office of the President for temporary emergency assistance.

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