National Affairs: In Cleveland

While New York City was making a great rumpus over the choice of its candidates for Mayor, Cleveland made not half the fuss over the actual choice of its mayor. For the choice of the Cleveland mayor lay not with the people but with the city council. One mayor, Clayton C. Townes, resigned, and another, John D. Marshall, was promptly elected by the council. But the office of mayor in Cleveland is not panoplied and surrounded with the halo of office, for the city is governed by a city manager, at present able,...

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