Arrived in the U. S. the Right Hon. Sir Esme William Howard, G.C.M.G., K.C.B., C.V.O., P.C., recently appointed British Ambassador at Washington in succession to Sir Auckland Geddes, resigned (TIME, Jan. 7).
Sir Esme arrived on the Olympic and was met by Sir H. Gloster Armstrong, British Consul-General at Manhattan, and Major General H. K. Bethell, British Military Attaché to the Embassy in Washington.
In a statement prepared for the press, the Ambassador said:
"Although I have looked forward to returning to America and to renewing many old friendships and making, I hope, many new ones,...