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 Nearly an hour was spent at the Home, and the party returned to the city, driving at once to the Woman's Club. From 2 to 3 o'clock yesterday afternoon General Wheeler was tendered a reception and luncheon by the Woman's Club, and practically all the members embraced the opportunity to meet the old hero. It was thought that 1 o'clock was the hour set, and before that time the room began to fill. Upon General Wheeler's arrival with his escort—Major Thomas Brander, Captains Laughton and Lamb, Colonels Cutshaw and Cussons, and Judge DeArmond—they were crowded. Governor Tyler was the first to welcome him, and he was immediately conducted into the parlor, where the Reception Committee were in waiting. These were the officers of the club— Mrs. L. L. Lewis, Mrs. Thomas, Misses Guillaume, Jane Rutherfoord, and Mrs. J. B. Halyburton. In a graceful speech Mrs. Lewis introduced the General, referring happily to the distinction which made the introduction unnecessary. General Wheeler then in a brief address paid a fine tribute to woman. He had not anticipated that he would be asked to make a speech, but had thought he would simply have the pleasure of meeting the ladies of the club.
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