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Lowell Sun (Newspaper) - March 23, 1938, Lowell, Massachusetts THE LOWELL SUN WEDNESDAY MARCH 23 1938 13 Noted Lecturer to Speak At Next L1 Alliance Meeting ERNEST PETERSON Francaise will meet next Tuesday night at St. Joseph's parish halt for another lecture by a noted of- ficial of the alliance in America. The Due de Levi-Mirepoi, will address the gathering in French on "The Tragic Love Affairs of the Women of the Middle Ages." He is a world renowned figure in French affairs and .was recently awarded the Gobert prize by the French academy. He is the author of several books. The meeting will open at 8.15 o'clock. Popular Members Two popular young Franco-Ameri- cans in Lowell, members of the C. M. A. C. of St. Joseph's alumni and of parish organizations are Ernest Pe- terson and Raymond Jacques. Through their interest in various affairs, many have been noted and indi- cations point to their names appear- ing on important committees in the near future. "Le Pere Pro" Tonight Tonight at St. Joseph's parish hall, the dramatic circle of the League of the Sacred Heart, will give another presentation of the Mexican drama, ?.'Le Pere Pro." Last night, more than 300 'persons were present at Ste. Jeanne d'Arc parish hall for the en- tertainment given for the parish schools. The. cast includes: Thomas Rochette, Roland Dozois, Wolfred Jacques, John W. Martin, George H. Parent, Albert E. J. Bergeron, Martial Racette, Lucien Sans-Cartier, Paul Bolduc, Henry Ostiguy, Marcel La- course, Robert Beauchesne, Raymond Beauchesne and Edmond Boutin. Bowling Banquet Members of the American and Na- tional leagues-of the C. M. A. C. are asked to note that tomorrow night's annual banquet begins at 8 o'clock and not at 6 o'clock as originally planned. La Legion Auxiliary President Laura Gilbert presided at Monday's meeting of the auxiliary of La Legion Franco-Americaine held at'Memorial hall, city library build- ing. Several new members were in- itiated. Senior Vice Commander Geo Miller of the men's post, addressed the meeting, requesting co-operation for the flower day on April 9. Mis: .Marie Renaud, membership campaign chairman, reported progress in the campaign and it was voted to extend it another month. 'The auxiliary will sponsor a Maj social and dance on May 6, with com- plete details of plans available nex week. Mrs. Gilbert was appointee to represent the auxiliary at nex Tuesday's.meeting of L'Alliance Fran caise. committee in charge of the penny social for the next meeting includes: Mrs. Victor L. Picard, Mis Delvina Lessard, Mrs. Laura Richards Mrs. Emrna Gregoire, Mrs. Adele Thi- bault and Mrs. Philomene Jacques Mrs. Rose Letendre announced a pen- ny bingo at her home on Schoo street, on Sunday, April 3, for the auxiliary funds. The next meeting will take place on April 4. Rehearsal Friday The cast of the Play, "Ca Suit, will hold a rehearsal at St. Joseph's Girls high school, Friday night at 7.30 o'clock. Miss Angeline Hotin, direc- tor, urges the presence of every mem ber. Next Sunday night at Notre Dame de Lourdes parish hall on E Pine street, the play will be repeated for the benefit of the parish schools This entertainment already has been 'given at-St.--Joseph and St. Jeann D'Arc .halls' and all who have viewed it are high in their praise of the cast Rev. Eugene Labrie. O. M. I., Notre Dame de Lourdes parish is su pervising arrangements, with the as sistance of the pastor. Rev. Arthur St Cyr, O. M. L Natick Team Wins The Altar Boys' basketball team of St.. Jean Baptiste church suffered a defeat at the hands of the brothers of the Oblate scholasticate of South Natick in a game played recently in Natick. After the game the visitors were guests of Rev. Charles Dozois, O. M. L, superior of the schoiasticate, at dinner, Rev. Armand Bedard, O. L. another Lowell boy, super- vised arrangements for the game. Ste. Therese's Parish Plans for the erection of a large RAYMOND JACQTIES ent on the grounds adjoining the destroyed Ste. Therese's church on ;akeview avenue, were announced his week by Rev. Arthur O. Mer- ger, administrator. Masses at the Barker Avenue school and at St Joseph's church would be trans- erred to the church grounds, making t easier for parishioners to attend ervices. This change will be made as as necessary funds have been collected and permission obtained xom diocesan authorities. Hundreds of chairs also will be purchased and t is hoped that local persons will be generous in their donations in order ;o facilitate the work of rehabilitat- ing this parish. Banquet, April 23 Association of Franco-American Professors has chosen April 23 for its annual banquet, the affair to be held in New York. city. Prof. Alexandre Goulet of St. Thomas college. Scran- :on, Pa., is sponsoring a trip to France this summer and plans for it will be elaborated during this re- union. Federation Committees Two committees of the French- American federation met last night at the Pawtucketville Social club to plan for the coming spelling bee and the celebration of La St. Jean Bap- tiste. It was voted to submit reports to the federation meeting to be held on April 24 at C. M. A. C. hall. These reports will recommend a spelling bee with a question box period for which two additional prizes will be awarded. A music program also will be prepared. The committee on the St. Jean Bap- tiste celebration will recommend the same type of celebration as held lasl June with a religious program at church followed by a parade and semi- military contests on the North com- mon. Men and young women of St Joseph's parish are asked to note that a change has been made in the mis- sion weeks. Next Sunday evening missions for young ladies will begii with the men's missions' being held during the week beginning April 3... At this week's meeting of the St. Louis Business Men's association, Rev. Francois X. Gauthier, parish adminis- trator, and Maxima Cornellier were appointed to assist Francois Bourret in directing next Monday's bingo party at the parish hall. Will Lecture on Cooking "Short Cuts to Cooking" will be the theme of the lecture and cooking demonstration for members and friends of Court Cardinal O'Connell, Catholic Daughters of America, to- MRS. WILLIAM J. AHEAKN Reasonsfor Morgan Ouster From Front I have filed my letter to "Arthur E. Morgan and" the transcript of the learings, together with all exhibits marked for identification in the transcript, with the secretary of state. It is clearly the right of the con- gress to undertake at any time any tair inquiry into the administration of the Tennessee Valley Authority or its policies which the congress may deem in the public interest. But cannot in the meanwhile abdicate my constitutional duty to take care that the laws be faithfully executed. I call the attention of the congress to the fact that on the evidence presented I was obliged to find that, (A) Arthur E. Morgan publicly made grave and libelous charges of dishonesty and want of integrity a.sainst his felloxv directors, and when called upon to sustain them repeat- edlv refused to do so; (B) On the face of the record charges of the other directors that Arthur E. Morgan has obstructed the work of the Tennessee Valley Au- thority were substantiated by proof, were not refuted and therefore must be accepted as true; (C) Arthur E. Morgan was con- tumacious in refusing to give the chief executive the facts, if any, upon which he based his charges of mal- feasance against his fellow directors, and in refusing to respond to ques- tions of the chief executive relating to charges of obstruction made against him by his fellow directors. Arthur E. Morgan has repeated the assertion that he will answer ques- tions only to a committee of the con- gress. Obviously, there can be no objection to hearings before such a committee. But the congress will, I am sure, realize that if any member of the executive branch of the gov- ernment, of high degree or low de- gree, is given the right by precedent to refuse to substantiate general charges against other members of the executive branch of government and to insist on disclosing specifica- tions only to a committee of the con- gress, efficient administrative man- agement of government would be de- stroyed in 'short order. FRANKLIN D. ROOSEVELT. The White House, March 23, 1938. WASHINGTON, March 23 The text of the opinion by Solicitor Gen- eral Robert H. Jackson, delivered in the capacity of acting attorney gen- eral, which upheld legally President Roosevelt's power to remove Arthur E. Morgan from the chairmanship of the Tennessee Valley Authority: March 18, 1938 The President The White House. My Dear Mr. President: I have the honor to comply with request for my opinion respect- ing your power to remove members of the Tennessee Valley Authority from office. As I understand it, charges of dis- honesty and want.of integrity in the conduct of their office have been made against two members and charges of obstructing the work and demoralizing the organization have been made against the other mem- ber. Also, as I understand it, the latter member is charged with openly defying your Constitutional authority to take care that the laws be faith- fully executed by refusing to answer your reasonable inquiries concerning the situation existing in the authority. I think I may state it is an unas- sailable proposition that, if any of these charges is -established, the power of removal ought to exist. Furthermore, the Tennessee Valley Authority being an executive agency, performing executive functions, and therefore in the executive branch of the government, the power of removal ought to be in the president. Under the principles announced by the supreme court in Myers v. United States, 272 U. S- 52, there would ap- pear to be no question that the pow- er of removal is in fact vested in the president. The later decision in Humphrev's executor v. United States, 295 U. S." 602, limited the application of the Myers case but did not disturb the ruling therein as applied to ex- ecutive officers. In the Myers case the court upheld the president's power to remove a postmaster notwithstanding a statu- tory provision that he should hold of- fice for four years and should be re- movable by the president only with the consent of the senate. In the Humphrey's case the court held contrary in the case of a member of the federal trade commission, but relied upon the distinguishable fact that the federal trade commission ex- ercises quasi-legislative and quasi- judicial functions and is not a part of the executive branch; and it also laid great stress upon the legislative his- tory of the federal trade commission act as indicating a purpose of the congress to secure the maximum in REVOLUTIONARY DRAMA TO BE GREEK PLAY [Sun Staff. Photol A scene, above, from the Greek revolutionary drama, "The Dance of the which will be presented tomorrow evening at The Rex ballroom, under the auspices of the Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Youth Association. Light Corp. assembly hall. Miss Grace Murphy, lecturer and home economist for the L. E. L., will conduct the -demonstration and promises an evening of enjoyment. Foods prepared will be awarded to those present at the affair. Mrs. William Ahearn, chairman of the reception committee, has worked hard to make this party a success. The affair will start promptly at 8 o'clock and members are urged to bring friends. Free Cooking Lecture AT THE LOWELL GAS COMPANY Home Service Auditorium Corner of Shattuck and Middle Streets THURSDAY, MARCH 24, AT 2 P. M. Conducted by Gladys B. Geoffroy J LOWE VLUMA co M PANV Thousand These distinguishing factors are not present in the case of the Mennessce Valley Authority. It does not exercise quasi-legislative or quasi-judicial functions, and the legislative history of the Tennessee Valley Authority act contains no such indications of pur- nose on the part of the congress to restrict the president's ordinary pow- er to remove executive officers ap- pointed bv him. The following provisions of the Tennessee Vailev Authority act (48 stat. 58. 60. 63; are the only statu- tory provisions bearing upon the ques- "Sfc 4 'The board shall se- lect a 'treasurer and as many assist- ant treasurers as it deems proper, which treasurer and assistant treas- u'r'-TS shall give such bonds for the safe-keeping of the securities and rnonevs of the said corporation as the board" rr.av require: Provided, that anv member of said board may be re- moved "from office at any time by a concurrent resolution of the senate and the house of representatives.' "Sec. 6. 'In the appointment of offi- 1 cials and the selection of employees I for said corporation, and in the pro- motion of any such employees or offi- cials, no political test or qualification shall be permitted or given considera- tion, but all such appointments and Adopt Resolutions on Poland's Recent Ultimatum Lithuanians in Mass Meeting Here Resent Attitude of Poles; Latter's Actions Are Condemned Speakers to Be Heard at Ahepa Banquet Fired by ringing speeches denounc- ing Poland's recent ultimatum to Lithuania, a large, audience of great- er-Lowell Lithuanians who assembled in the parish hall of St." Joseph's church, Rogers street, last night, gave their approval to resolutions of Polish censure and approval of the heroism of Lithuania in bowing to the ultima- tum for the sake of humanity. Copies of the resolutions were sent to Poland, Lithuania, representatives of world powers interested in peace, the League of Nations, President Frank- lin D. Roosevelt and Secretary of State Cordell Hull. A special message was despatched to Rep. Edith Nourse Rogers, asking her assistance to have the U. S. intercede with Poland and Germany "to stop bloodshed and de- struction of a peace-loving country." In detail, the resolutions: Protested and condemned unlawful and unwar- ranted acts of Poland; protested Po- land's threat of invasion; commended Lithuania's "great sacrifice not only for her people but for the humanity of the extended thanks to the nations of the world who aided Lithuania in her fight for indepen- dence; implored peace-loving nations of the world to protect Lithuania in future unwarranted aggression. The resolutions, prepared by Atty. Joseph Donahue, were read and ap- proved after addresses by Rev. Au- gustine Petraitis, pastor of St. Casi- mir's church, Worcester, who recently made a study of conditions of Lith- uanian life under the suppression by Poland in Wilno; Atty. Anthony Mil- ler of Worcester, a former attache of the Lithuanian embassy at Wash- ington; Rev. Francis W. Strokoskas, pastor of St. Joseph's Lithuanian church and Atty. J, Joseph Hennessy of Lowell. Atty. Hennessy said the real issue in the present European struggle was to get the so-called "big giants" to indulge in Christian vir- tues instead of dictatorship-inspired aggressions. He charged Poland was being used as the instrument of Hit- ler, and said: "It is time for human- ity to stand and protest against Hit- ler and his aggressions." The protest meeting, held under the auspices of the Lithuanian Roman Catholic Federation, was in direct charge of Walter Paulauskas, presi- dent. There was music by the St. Cecilia choirs of the parish church, directed by Mrs. Stella O'Neil. Hadassah and Sisterhood Luncheon Next Tuesday Mrs. Joseph Raffaeli of Boston, will be the guest of honor and the prin- cipal speaker at the annual Hadassah luncheon to bo held by the Hadas- sah and Sisterhood of the Temple Bct.h-El next Tuesday afternoon, March 29, al; the Lowell Hebrew Community Center. Mrs. Raffaeli will promotions shall be given and made on the basis of merit and efficiency. Any members of said board who is found by the president of the United States To be guilty of a violation of this section shall be removed from of- fice by the president of the United States? The provision in section that members of the board may be re- moved by concurrent resolution of the senate and house does not, and could not have been intended to, pro- vide an exclusive means of removal. This is demonstrated by the provision in section 6 that under certain condi- tions the president shall remove. Per- haps the most that can be said of the provision in section under the circumstances, is that it was intended to provide a method of removal by the legislative branch in addition to the more cumbersome method of re- moval by impeachment. The provision in section 6 that the president shall remove members of the Tennessee Valley Authority board for violation of the inhibition against appointments and promotions for political reasons, can- construed i as an intendment with statutory force that he shall not remove them for j other causes. To authorize the presi- dent to remove a director for mere j consideration of a political endorse- j ment in appointing a minor employee, and yet to deny him the power to re- move a director for more substantial causes (perhaps amounting to mal- feasance in the highe.it degree) would be an the rules of construction do not permit an inter- pretation which would attribute to the congress the intendment of an ab- surd result. it is my opinion you have the power to remove members of the Tennessee Valley Authority from of- fice. Respertfullv. ROBERT H. JACKSON. Acting Attorney General be accompanied by Mrs. Rita Giller of Boston, who will give a group of Pal- estinian songs. The guest speaker of the afternoon is a native of Palestine, and more than familiar with all the intimate problems that beset that land, as well as with all the details of its progress and expansion during the last decade. Mrs. Harry B. Smith, chairman the luncheon has announced that the afternoon's program will begin at 1 o'clock, and that reservations may bo made cither with her or any member of the committee in charge. This committee includes: Mrs. Moses Marks, Mrs. Milton Mrs. Ed- win Braverman, Mrs. Anna B. Ros- tler, Mrs. Benjamin Wheeler, Mrs. Harry Newman, Mrs. Louis Kaplan, Mrs. Rose Green, Mrs. Archie Bar- lofsky, Mrs. William Levine, Mrs. Harry Black, Mrs. Abraham Leshin- sky, Mrs. Olga Levine, Mrs. George Greenberg, Mrs. Braverman, Mrs. Charles Gordon, Mrs. Bennett cli- verblatt, Mrs. Samuel Attenberg, Mrs. Harold Rosenberg, Mrs. Milton Fox, Mrs. Max Wiseman, Mrs. Raphael Cohen, Mrs. Joseph Warren, Mrs. Barnett Bernstein and Mrs. Oscar Brownstein. RESCUE TWO CHILDREN WALTHAM, March 2.3 father and mother today rescued their two children as fire swept the basement of the two-family house in which they lived, driving several scantily clad persons to the street- Mrs. George E. McCully passed two young children through a win- dow to her husband and then fled to safety herself. Damage was estimated unofficially at ro.VTRAcm.vc; OON'TP.ACT prcn feral bull'linsr moving. Zoel A. Houlfc. Tel. iti'ji. PAGE'S THURSDAY 11 A. M. TILL CLOSING Fried Silver Smelts Broiled Shore Schrod Spaghetti with Meat Cakes Baked Stuffed Cabbajre, Chicken Livers and Bacon Breaded Veal Cutlets Baked Tomato Sausage KKK and Tomato Salad Complete Dinner Including Soup or Cocktail or Tomato Juice Fresh Vegetable Dessert Coffee 5 P. M. TILL CLOSING STEAMED IPSWICH CLAMS 25 FRIED FRESH SCALLOPS 40' HALF ROAST 3-Lb. CHICKEN... CALVES' LIVER F. F. ONIONS..... 65; 35' IND. PLANKED BALTIMORE STEAK HALF BROILED SPRING CHICKEN 50; 50' AT THE CLOCK ATTY. GEORGE DEMETER Main Speaker Atty. George Demeter, of Boston, one of the best known Greek-Ameri- cans in the United States, will be the .principal speaker Sunday eve- ning at the 12th annual Greek In- dependence day-Ahepa anniversary banquet to be held at the Cosmopoli- tan cafe, on Market street, under the auspices ol Hellas chapter. Atty. Demeter is a former mem- ber of the house of representatives, having represented the Back Bay dis- trict several years ago. The first boy of Greek-American parentage to be born in Lowell, Demeter served as the first president of the National Ahepa, the first president of the Boston Athens chapter, and the first Greek-American to serve in the. state house. He is a professor of parliamentary law at Boston xiniversity, and con- ducts his own school in parliamentary law, as well. At last night's session, also, it was announced that Dr. Theo- dore A. Stamas will be the toast- master. George Malliaros, chairman of the Ahepa sanatorium drive committee, announced that plans had been form- ulated for the drive, and all indica- tions show that it will be most suc- cessful. It was also announced that speak- ers will be secured for every Ahepa session this season. Dr. Stamas, James S. Athanasoulas, and George C. Eliades were named by Nicholas C. Contakos, president, to take charge of this future speaking program. In securing Atty. Demeter as the principal speaker, the Ahepa has been assured of one of the outstanding Greek-American speakers of the na- tion. The Sons of Pericles, Acropolis chapter 14, will hold a rehearsal of DR. THEODORE A. STAMAS Toastmaster their forthcoming show Friday eve- ning at Ahepa hall, .Market street, William Tsapatsaris, president, has announced. Emmanuel Kpstopou- los is spending several days in this city with his parents. He is em- ployed with the U. S. army textile inspection department; in. Philadel- phia, Pa. SUN BREVITIES At a meeting of-Lowell Retail Clerks association, held last night, President Edward C. of Lowell- Central Labor union, was the guest speaker. He was introduced by President O. G. Robey, who an- nounced a meeting for the second Tuesday in April for the reception of new members. Among winners in the Irish Sweep- stakes draw for 5500 consolation prizes yesterday was J. E. Cote" of 25 Sladen street, Dracut. More consola- tion prize winners will be named, to- dav. Townsend Clubs 13 and 14, will meet tonight at 7.45 o'clock at 7 Kearney square. Mr. Paulson, .of Lowell will be the guest speaker. The; public is invited. Fire and liability insurance, Daniel J. O'Brien. Wyman's North Australia has leased 000 square miles of its territory -to two private companies, which are endeavoring to attract settlers. Tha leased territory is larger than combined areas of Belgium, Czechosi lovakia, France and Germany. 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