Reception at the Executive Mansion.
held a public reception at the Executive Mansion
, after the adjournment of the meeting at Lee
Camp Hall, and from 10 o'clock until 11:30 people flocked to greet the distinguished visitor, who had some happy remarks to make to each one.
The hall of the mansion was decorated with the State
and national colors, standing side by side behind stacked arms.
orchestra played during the function.
Despite the lateness of the hour, it is estimated that fully 300 persons were present.
Those receiving were Governor Tyler
and the following members of his staff: Colonel C. O'B. Cowardin
, Colonel Tennant
, Colonel Skelton
, and Colonel Carrington
; Mrs. Tyler
, Mrs. C. O'B. Cowardin
, Mrs. Tennant
, Mrs. J. Taylor Ellyson
, Mrs. A. J. Montague
After the reception General Wheeler
dined with Governor Tyler
and the members of his family, others present being Mr.Montague
and Mrs. A. J. Montague
and Mrs. J. Taylor Ellyson
, Congressmen De Armond
, and Lamb
; Captain Cussons
, Major N. V. Randolph
, Mr. Robert Lecky, Jr.
, Mr. E. P. Cox
, and Mr. E. L. Spence, Jr.