Secretary Hughes has been kept busy giving charges and conferring with his Ambassadors and Ministers, a great many of whom are now on leave in this country.
¶ Edgar A. Bancroft, newly appointed Ambasssador to Japan, recently left Washington after having received his parting instructions.
¶ James R. Sheffield, new Ambassador to Mexico, was in the Capital for the same purpose a day or two after Mr. Bancroft.
¶ Myron T. Herrick, Ambassador to France, went to Washington for final conferences before returning to his post in Paris.
¶ Alanson B. Houghton, Ambassador to Germany,...