National Affairs: Ambassadors Three

The State Department will be enriched by three ambassadors if the Senate is polite enough to confirm all three nominations made by President Coolidge last week.

¶The American Embassy at Rome, from which Richard Washburn Child is, retiring by resignation, would be occupied by Henry Prather Fletcher, 50, present Ambassador to Belguim. The appropriateness of Mr. Fletcher's appointment is that he has spent his entire career in the diplomatic service. Following the Spanish-American War, in which he served as a Rough Rider, he went into the diplomatic service as a Second Secretary and...

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