More than one-thousand boats bob at anchor inside Chicago's breakwater to greet Queen Elizabeth on her only stopover in the United States on the current Royal Tour.
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Background: More than one-thousand boats bob at anchor inside Chicago's breakwater to greet Queen Elizabeth on her only stopover in the United States on the current Royal Tour. And the Queen's weather holds good here as it has throughout most of the visit -- brilliant sunshine with a fresh breeze to tame the 80-degree temperatures. In addition to the boats, one-hundred thousand Chicagoans pack into the waterfront area to see the Royal barge arrive. The Queen lands with flags floating down from bursting shells and the Army band playing Rule Britannia.....
As estimated 40-thousand people cram Michigan Avenue along the route of the Royal procession -- a crowd which one official termed the biggest in Chicago's history. And the crowd along the entire route was estimated at some two-million. Special cleanup squads had worked all night along its entire length picking up every last chewing gum wrapper. And police were handing out ten-dollar penalty ticket to........