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To Correspondents.

‘‘ Clean Bnflts. 1 ’ The Commissioners are not losing sight of the matter to which you refer. “ Wn. Jenkins.”— Declined.

** Son.”—Tho Lord Mayor of London is elected on the 20th September in each year from among those aldermen who have served the office of sheriff. Two such aldermen are nominated by the liverymen in common hall, and of those two one is selected, usually the senior alderman, by the Court of Aldermen. It he refuses to serve he must pay a fine of LI,OOO Tho Lord Mayor elect is sworn into office on tho Bth November, and is on the following day presented to tho Lord Chief Justice at Westminster, to take the final declaration of office —the pageant, conducted with some degree of civic state, being popularly known as the Lord Mayor’s show. Efforts have been mode at various times to modify tho constitution of tho Corporation of London, and possibly some alteration toay baVo boon lately made in the mode ot election as above described, but we have no knowledge of such alteration, if there has been any. The salary of the Lord Mayor is LIO,OOO.

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To Correspondents., Evening Star, Issue 8030, 5 October 1889

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To Correspondents. Evening Star, Issue 8030, 5 October 1889

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