GREAT BRITAIN: Lord Mayor Aired

For the first time the Lord Mayor of London flew somewhere last week, flew not only with his civic sword and his civic mace but medievally bedight in swishing robes, clanking gold chains of office and great plumed hat.

Necessarily the flight was made in a closed Imperial Airways liner of largest type. From London it whisked Lord Mayor Sir Maurice Jenks 200 miles north to Morecambe, Lancashire. Out climbed the Sword Bearer, the Mace Bearer, the City Marshal, the Common Cryer and a whole archaic retinue, so that Sir Maurice Jenks could inaugurate with proper pomp Morecambe's new Town Hall.


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