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Metropolitan news. (Chicago, Ill.) 1935-19??, October 17, 1936, Image 1

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I ear — JNO. AO 3453-5-7 So. Michigan Ave. CHICAGO, ILL., SATURDAY, Oil. 17, IH.io CALUMET 6568 By N. K. MeGllJb
All along the way the President was the recipient of
the grandest reception ever accorded any one here in the
memory of man. Whe he arrived at the Stadium a new and
double pandemonium was witnessed. Promptly and fittingly,
our beloved Mayor Edward J. Kelly, presented him in the
most glowing and appreciative terms—worthy of his great
ness. Seated with the President at close range were: Hon.
P. A. Nash, National Committeeman; Mayor Edward J.
Kelly; Governor Henry Horner; States Attorney Thomas J.
Courtney; U. S. District Attorney Michael L. Igoe and many
others of equal distinction.
The President’s message was a perfect gem, backed by
his action in office and it put at rest for all times any fear
as well as an end to many light and unsustained charges by
those who either do not know the facts and workings of the
Federal Government or are just moved by political gain.
More than 50,000 Colored people participated in the
President’s reception. Committeeman Edward M. Sneed led
more than 10,000 with the famous Eighth Regiment Band.
President Roosevelt’s visit brings hope, courage and stabil
ity to ALL of the people. His image on the front page bear
ing lettered banner carries with it all and the only hope of
this country that can be rationally supported by the ad
vanced American people. His visit will never be erased from
the minds and hearts of the people of this section. Even
Nature, perfct and true, had it’s say about the visit of the
two candidates for the high office of President. When Landon
came here Nature wept and soaked the ground and atmos
phere with its tears. When Roosevelt came, that same Na
ture was bright with smiles and Sun shone and the atmos
phere was clean. This was Nature telling the people its feel
ing in the contest.
The streets were all crowded with evidences of WEL
COME filled with love and respect almost fit for a god. The
line of march was a spectacle never witnessed before in this
city. More than 200,000 people participated in this demon
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