Franklin Literary SoelMr- The regular meeting of the Franklin literary society was held in the high school building yesterday afternoon, Presided Joseph Katzenberg presiding. I'hc roll was called by Treasurer Hartman and the queries answered in order. The minutes of the previous meeting were read by Secretary Sholly and approved. The following program of exercises was rendered: Selection, by Chas. Shay; essay, "Honor," Ray Schropp; selection, ' Entertaining My Sister's Bean," Win. i!einhard; essay, "Stools,"' James Qeb- lart. The fisrt part of the paper was read by Editor llamsay. Selection, •Fight with a rihark," Ed. F. Ran.aay; essay, "The One," E. Gill; declamation, >y 1'iiul Spangler. The debate followed on the question, 'Resolved, That tho crimes of the white men against the Indians have been dealer than those of tho Indians against the vhites." Chas. Cox, John Sowers aud fciy Bell spoke on the affirmative side; larry Morgan, Daniel Zellera and D. ierr spoke on the negative Bidfe It was decided on tho affirmative side. A selection, by Oliver Simmons; essay, 'Bmn'a," by Harris Greinei. The second second part of the paper was read by tke ediuir. The critics report wa» read by Paul Spangler. The appointment for the next meeting were read by tha president. On motion, adjourned.