Oliver Simmons

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Oliver Simmons - The 'Franklin literary Society. The regular...
The 'Franklin literary Society. The regular meeting of the Franklin Literary society was held iu tbe High School building yesterday afternoon, President William I>. Coltz presiding. 'The roll was was called by the treasurer, Bay Miller, and thc queries answered iu •order. The minutes of the previous meeting wore read by the secretary, Ray A. Mohr, approved. The following program of exercises was rendered: A selection, "Tho Es«ape," Es«ape," by Oliver Simmons; essay, "The Horse," by John Yingst; declamation, "We Watched the Breathing through the Night," by Daniel Zuller; selection, •"Arkansaw Witness," by William Coleman. Coleman. Tho first part of thc paper was xead Iff tho editor, William Lonscr. A <declarmation, "Alexander Selkirk," by , Eugene Ki Rtzer. 0ebate followed on tho question, "Should the Chinese be Excluded from the United States?" The speakers on the affirmative were Samuel Black aud John W. llarbeson. Those on tho noga- itrveBido were Walter Strickler and Harry Frie. It was decided in favor of the affirmative side. A belcction,*The Story of a Brave Girl," liy Paul Spangler; a declamation, "Dot Lamb vot Mary Uaf Got,'" by Gerald FitzGcrald. The second second part of the paper was read by tbe editor. The critic's report was read by William Warmkassel. The debate was selected, "Should the Criminals bo compelled compelled to Work?" Thc appointments for next meeting were made by the president. president. Adjourned. ' i

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  1. Lebanon Daily News,
  2. 27 Feb 1892, Sat,
  3. Page 4

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  • Oliver Simmons

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