Foreign News: Witty Hanihara

Massanao Hanihara, newly appointed Ambassador to America, has been instructed by Premier Kato, his chief, to do everything possible to cement Japan-American relations. He is to avoid questions likely to cause disagreement.

Ambassador Hanihara, arrived in Washington, is expected to present his credentials to Mr. Harding before the President leaves for his vacation in Florida.

Hanihara is known as "the witty Ambassador."

The Foundation Company announced the completion of a contract to build four miles of subway in Tokio.

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