L Bliolly and approved Tbe following progrt The Fnaklm Literary IMclety. Tbe tegntar meeting of tbe Frank! :n Literary tkirjfity WUH held in tbe High School bu-ldinxyeaierday afternoon. V*cc President Kdward F. Ramsay presiding. The roll wag called by the Treasurer Chas. Hartman, and tbe queries answered in order. Tbe minutes of tbe previous meeting meeting woe read by tbe Secretary Edward * • " ' ;d „ , .ram of exercises wa« rendered: "Tbe Oak and tbe Vine," by J. W. Harbcson; an essay. "Dakota," by Barry Eisenhaucr; a declamation, "Kid and tbe Pill," by Cliss. Shay; a selection, "Cold water man." by Oliver Simmons; ao treaty, "lit. Shasta," by Samuel Poll. Tbe debate followed on the question, "Rcsolvtd, that wood is moie useful than coal." Jamea Gilbert, GOO. Hartlie!) Hartlie!) tad Raf Bell «pokeon ibe affirmative aide. UeWitl Kerr, Uaris Qreioer and Ed Oill,negativi«. It mas decided in favor of affirmative side. The first part of the paper wag read by the editor Cbas. Shi v. A selection, "On Guard." by John C. Bouck, an essay, "James ilunroc," by William Reinbardja selection,"Hunting ' by Harry Eisenbauer;an essay, -'l>e Solo" by Bamucl Black. Tbe sacoud pan of the paper was read by- tbe Editor. The Critic's report wa« read by DeWitt Kerr. On motion, adjourned.