Contributed by barbara-dave
Description: February 27, 1892 Literary Society Page 16
Newspaper published in: Washington, D. C.
The Evening Star February 27, 1892 Literary Society Page 16
Dedicated by the Jolly Fourteen.
The Jolly Fourteen Literary Society met at the residence of Miss FILLMORE, No. 1119 6th street northwest, Thursday evening. A very interesting program was rendered, which closed in a debate between Mr. GEE an Miss MILLIGAN, affirmative, and Mr. EMERY and Miss TODD, negative. The question was: “Resolved, That an inventor is more beneficial to the public than a literary individual.” Messrs. SPRINGER, METCALF and BROWN were present from the Le Droit Park Literary Society as judges and decided in favor of the affirmative. The program consisyed of vocal solo, Miss EMERSON; reading, Miss DEXTER; recitation, Miss TODD; piano solo, Miss DANENHOWER; local hits, Mr. EMERY; short talk, Mr. CHAUNCEY, ad the debate.