The Secretary of State announced last week the appointment of U. S. Ambassador to Belgium William Phillips to be first U. S. Minister to Canada.
"Choose an ambassador for his wife" is a saw not applicable to William Phillips. He has himself charm enough for the most difficult social encounter. "He is the only man," said one traveler, "who could be popular in Europe with a cross-eyed termagant for a wife." It happens, however, that Mr. Phillips, having reached age 32, married some years ago a Manhattan girl (Caroline...