Th» Fraaklin Literal y Society. The regular meeting of the Franklin Literary Society was held in the High School building yesterday afternoon, President Joseph Katzenberger presiding. presiding. The roll was called by the treasurer, Ch*a. JTartman, and the queries answered answered in order. The minutes of the previous meeting were read by the secretary, secretary, Ed. L. Hholly, and approved. The following program ol exercises was rendered: Selection, "Burdox Music Box," DeWitt Kerr; essay, '-Boaton, Massachusetts." Ray Bell, selection, "The Sailor Hero," Chas. Shay; assay, "Pennsylvania," Samuel Black; declamation, declamation, "The Village Blacksmith," Jlay 3ohropp. The first part of the paper was road by the editor, Itoss Morgan. Selection, Selection, "TheGuiless Witness,'' Paul Spanger. Spanger. Tbe debate followed on the question, "Resolved, That Doctors are more useful than Lawyers." Harry Morgan, John Sowers and Chas. Shay upotto on tho .fBrmative side; De Witt Kerr, Paul Spangler and Geo. Hartlieb on* the negative side. The judges d«o!d«3 io flavor of the negative side. Selection, "A Queer People," John \v Harbeson; tbe second part of the paper was read by tbe editor; the critic's report report was read by Oliver Simmons; the appointments for the next meeting were read by tbe president. On motion, adjourned.