Foreign News: Sir Esme Speaks

Speaking to a representative of the Associated Press in Madrid, Sir Esme Howard, recently appointed British Ambassador to the U. S. in succession to Sir Auckland Geddes (TIME, Jan. 7), said: "I am overwhelmed by the great honor conferred on me by the British Government in nominating me for such an important post, and also by the responsibility of the task of representing the British Empire in the United States. At the same time I am delighted at the prospect of renewing the acquaintance of many friends made in Washington during my service...