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THE I OXFORD FREE LANCE.
Editor. ' !
e official report of. the
Be this as it may, we know of more
than one case in which'persons,who
strength of the British naty for 1878
shows that there are in commission Durincr the iast few wppVr re- did not prove and could not have -i
a7i Buijo-ui-n, .r newea interest nas ueen manuestpa i f" uv kim., -
Ffenittire ! Fu! emture !
aggregating 874.203 tons, and steam among
power; equivalent to .570,806 horses, regard
all classes of our citizens in een licensed.
to some Railroad outlet for We call th e attention of the Corn-
There are also 78 steam gunboats, Oxforcl,and if we; are not deceived in missioners to this law, believing that
uui uo , . line signs 01 me times tae u&y is noil v"wj " v.
aggregating 26,034tons and 22,247 far distant when our ears snail be of office ben the plain fact of duty
horse power; 31 steam jvessels in gladdened by the shrill whistle of " pointed out to them. No one,
hue uai uwi owuwj aw ooituig puio me iron flOrBe. i 'u jjjit uitju v xvn,utav&. w.
nine of them armor plated ;t.29; cost : Our
ships : 1 15 receiving ships and 12 more
ships; 26 coast
f OOTp oplylDemocrat
ic. Journal published at the
Countv eatl of Granville.
Fearless exponent of true
Democratic principles.- The
detennineA Enemy of all
Eingsland Cliques, i and the
advocate of ' Be
lle trenchment in
. t ! ......
County, State and National
OXFORD, N. C:
Fridtty, lfclrnary aa, 1878.
3&EETIWI OP TOE IEIO-
, A meqtlDg! of the State".E xecutive
Committee of the Dem. CTcictparty
win oe jiieia la inp ciiy oi aaieiga
, oil Wednesday, the 27th day of
March, I.78, at 13 o'clock, for
people" are beginning once white should be licensed except on
to "talk' Railroad'! with the Proof of character required by
gnrd an earnestness that betokens deep law and alter hearing this proof the
cruisers and 19 coast guard watch interest in the subject, and we verily Commissioners should exercise . a
iwovig., s auw uMiMk uvivujjiu vub-i UtMl CVC lilt; Vllilc IilB alLUOS L aTTlVeQ uvvuuvu 1 uu
fore, k 579 vessels of 915.560 tons when a pull altogether will give us cants.
burthen, with 2,918 gunsjand steam the much desired Road. i? he aw makers wisely place the
owfcx equivalent to 603,448 horses. A few years since about Fifty liquor traffic under restraint, and re-
Thousand dollars was subscribed to- quired that none but men of good
wards building a Road from Oxford general character shaU engage in it.
to Henderson, and it was then, esti- Xt is at test evili perhaps irf
mated that this amount was .nearly the present state of public opinion
S xty-four of these ;vessels are pow
SThe Washington j Post pre
diets the speedy downfall of John
r sufficient lor th e Wmose. We afe a neceSsary one: but it becomes an
ermane lrauauiant Secretary oi by leme; well infcrmed unmiligated cause W outrageous
not be secured.
the Treasury. There are not ! ten
men in the Senate, nor twenty; men
in the House; taklng'both . political
parties j together; who do not le-
c r . . - , . , ... ; bmce then, several other impor
on power is in the incomprehensible - . - L J J , r
grip that he seems to have fastened :i J ... ;
tj ' x nr TT 1 sideratiori of this matter, which will
upon Mr. Hayes, But Mr. Hayes .!..! ,4
v . . .. iiJ ! materially lighten the expense at-
x;auuvu save uiut xj uuiu mm , "31 .
. . rr . j tend ant upon its construction and
much longer, lne day is at hand , 1 . ' . ..
when Sherman must sink beifeath ., . ,1 1
the odium of his exposed villiany
into the infamy which he has
pared for himself, and, unless
ih.v'il . iMW ill " ci
t 1 1
7 I L
- ? 1
in the matter that a large - proper-1 nuisance when worthless, noisey, i.i (iti?ens 01 branTiue ana surroundmc counties frzf ramlnded that tboclc
uuu ui tins buiu vau uuw uwreneu x x
upon even if a larger amount can- Saged in it.
Let us hope that no more licenies
will be granted except in conformi
ty to law.
S. A. STEVENS & CO., Ndffolk, Va
still st-fld at the head of the trade. They present the X fest Stock South of New
York'tnd 11 sjoods sold at Lowest Xew York prices. i '-
V-j,are Agents and keep on hand a large assortment of Pianos and Organs,
which :jve guarantee to sell at the manufacturers - pric i Send for catalogues of
SENATOR 3IEIlItOIOiV ON
XIIK SILTOlt HILL.
our in ;ruments.
Our distinguished Senator has
made another speech on the Silver
purpose of designating th time and desperation which Sherman now fas
lne price 01 Kailroad iron has Bill, which has attracted unusual
KrJ fallen greatly convict laborjto an attention and is pronounced the
Hays shakes off the Iter's clatU of ladJfI?a,t can bo 6JeCT5ed at m0Bt clnsixe one yet delivered
li. ' r-.ui.. " . c?. . ' us- i .it v.1.i-;'Tu"'v """""V5,iiuui vu uuuci- quesuon. oenaior niemraon is
Convention, iud for the Lransaction tAth.r .alt: mndP1 of leiSh & fasten making great strides m public esti-
ofsuchotherl business as maybekf. tt w Kailroad that we can.safely rely mation, not.only in his own State;
brought before the Comtnittee. A ' J ' . . 0 upon that Company furnishing the but throughout the entire country,
auu ainaance or me commiuee is , n engines and rolling stock. i where 'ability and deen research is
.;k.ii: i , t 1 tract ,w a ro n ao i a nt aiftntv. . . I
m Ashe. Chairman, Wa TWncrata in th Honsrt anr! . "i I' . ' ' ; wuiy appreciate. xie is to-uay
.tO. MJ hus Ptiirv: L.l. Li. . o. I ...i. J Metteron thesubject: the peer of any gentleman on the
. , . T J I IWcIllY-llVc 111 Ulc IkJcUaLtS.i WUU. UU I n LL. . . k I
.x. c r v v f i 4 JXiALEiop b waston it. K., c floorofthe United States Senate,
nil t hp first. Ritrn or finch nAtraval nt I jtt,..,t.t , , I '
? nnmnrtao Vsf tliA fiiftwm o-on-k : , ; ot : J A , . . x, , .J' Jand his triumphant return to his
. rr - -i- " o . iruBi. as rfumi ouerwau uaiiy urtieb Xiaieiirri. is. 1eD. z;
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If A 1 P W fli p!
UU! M.JL1JQ M yLlyl BS'iQj
tlemen:: IT. if. London, Jr., J. S.
rWebb. and J.
upon Mr. Mayes,
tliAir fiiinnnrt. 1 nnrl
power. : : , j
withdraw Nath'l A. Gregory Oxford, K.,C
him from Dear Sir I am in receiut of
seat in that body will be but a just
recognition of his inestimable ser-
voursof the 31st, 1 will, withleas- viceSt his native State, and th?
KSf AittnrflWn lv vULhino. In ' . 'L U1C' : tiling IU my power lu J """"4"6
- : !-- J , rwv,Kw vvn .W. A i .: .... ...t.u 1. .1 ;i cm TrM -
r loriaa writes envnusiasucaixy nome
that they are haying peas, cabbage,
in connecting your town with speech on the ilver Silver' Bill, the
m m I
Our.roaa Dy rail. lO accomplish Jntplllcrpnt Wnshinfrtnn onrrPinnn.
l: u: u.. .:n & ov .
The Silver iiill passed the Senate " !v ' 1 T.u- dent of the News, says:
ill i Liir; 1,1 y.i i rs iti t-- yvii:il. i.mcv c.ii i
. . . I 4T 1. - M O
tor Mernmon made a powerful and
exhaustive argument'in its support.
i .a, i rni i
fe?f-nrKtt wiAti,1 vs,;: over thereto ot the President.! i It the citizens ct Uxtord, Henderson AUO 0f;wu: n,wm "cuw. v'u'
. . "X j J . . oviA- j --f. ; . j ' and the surrounding r.onmrv hvp n St nattering attention, and, at its
dent Of the Kchmsnd 'Dispatch1 is Ueetinand aPertain whatW V,; close, the Senator was warmly con
able to state that the Committe of ence- Oliver is remonetisea ana done; I have no authority tonPHk gratulated by his friends and the
oiw-i nnn friends of the measure, It vwas a
Ofirrin & Watkinsf Props.
Bear iimipd our House in the LARGEST X HIE COUNTY, and
, .- there will he no trampling .r crowdinjr of your Tobacco.
You will find our House in :entr ollown. wher lamnle'rjroviaiona hu
be-in made for AND and BEAST. All tick at close of sale .
will be cublKd in GUiEMJAUK Curi hcy, in the
WAUEHOUSE. . ft , - .
COME ONE, COE A L !
i onrs Re.;p-'ctful!y,
F. M. IfEADOWS, Auctioneer.
J. . CURB ff & WATKIS
' Mi . - ;l . . I ' I A I r Atn rl 4 v n n m '' ' 1 a . :4- ' I t -. 1 '
Wavs and Means will report a bill HUCi w .sviu- ao iteu- ior tms company, but feel that:i can " l "'r1. xu v
. U . ,1: i i I I . ? i i : i.. J .L..n v lnmnfifif fnnstitntinnal srfnifnpnt
uei. i k . ' Biueiy esav vou couia re vi nnon f ' . .
i v - j t. r
HOif FOft THE GREAT DOYli FALlV iH PRICES I
incomes under $2,000
incomes over $2,000
and upwards of $10,000, the tax will bill as jti Passed the enate.
be two per cent, and on incomes m
excess of $10,00(jthree per cent.
E2?"The Newprfeaas Times ex
presses the opintoll that even-handed
! .11- " h if:
justice would noJbe at all shocked
by the ! indictment of Garfkld,
rThr fnl WW u fATtf tl,o it for the en2ines and cars. I see no arranged with logical precision, pre-
.. w-.wj v, - .w - UpntpH v th Pnrnniif, pniiV M nn nnA
reasuu why vou cannot jpt, a. rnnn i " ' . ,
I AM PREPARED' TO'$ELL
An act: to authorize the coinage
of the silver dollar, and to restore it
to legal tender character:! j i
Be it enacted, etc., That there
shall be coined at the several mints!
of the United States, silver dollars
of the weight of 412 1-2 grains troy,
oi standard silver,! as provided in
and have nodoubt you can procure abounding, besides, with many new
vK v l and striking facts and data. After
w y w : Aft wau ViiV JVUUV till VUilU bUC I . " 1 t 3
next Leffislatnrfi. T hnno vm?1 will having thoroughly demonstrated
make an effort. I will forward ihe Power of Congress to regulate
vmir lPtlpr tn ih PrM;t A the value of the silver dollar, the
Respectfully, ' i'
John C. . Winder.
It will be seen that the
MathewilStouffhton. Sherman Hale Uhe act of January 18, 1877 on which saggestsjthat ourcitizehs have meet- necessities and wants of the people,
, . i . i c f. ' . . : -L.ii l. . v . j -l i j i i ri. -l- i . ., ...... i i
coinage ana vaiue
llar. Do this and
n oil ' qi I ifOi rfAi.l t . ' l 1 thn c I norM rt rr or arm oa xv 1 1 o tvn b-n
the counting of-the vote for the lars heretofore coined by the United , 7, 6 a an7 idleness and want will vanish labor
vii va : uaACV
j-'iSCUEAP A AXY.MAUFVCTORY XOtrn OR SOUTIL
I Am;how workinor about one dozn 'xrjerionmMt Vorkmen. Hvntlv
:n o ,1 HIT T ttt w a rirrvnnv
Judge concluded with the following thuslinff mi to di,patch work nipUIly. VeTMll hhh to pnithase anj
energetic and eloquent utterance : ym c Chicles will pleaik- rememlier that I am prei.ar.-C io manufacture them
"Ihen let Congress be just to its short nalce : that inv liriws are lowvrthan nortlu-rn n:1inLctnrer.- I trarrajil
constitutional powers; be just to the all my vprk, and then why not patronize IIOilE MANf TAPTURERS ! , .
H H. HAITISCOCK OXFof ;1, X. C.
States of like weight and j fineness.
Oil ail UC a lCiiai IA.I1U f.f UL LUC iUdlll- I w.nw. , .w v num. I
Mexico nal value! for all debttf and dues, THE RAILROAD CAN
upon that, point is and industrv win revivej and pros.
looks threatehing. "Another chron- public andprivate, except where BUILT if our people will only act
felis ininent. .Diazto ZfS together id display that portion of
perity will gladden the hearts and
homes of our people.
is great and.ghation, and the spirit rected tc purchase, from time to importance of the subject.. "1
revolt is rife. A. revoluUon is time, silver bullion at the market What ' VOu Deonle of Oxford
All persons holding County orders
What $ay you people of, Oxford ? issued by the County of Granville,
repoftfe&as having brpken out in one price thereof, not less than $2,000000 . i -d rn ' . tn. i c t,
: 1 0 r 0 . . ; " 'mUi-i, ' What say you Farmers of Granville, Pnor t0 16t Jl
,of the States, Guerrero. Diaz has worth per month, : nor more than Jt J v , 4 notified and r
une lboo, are hereby
4- a. a.
J . v I -i I TlIlT I 1 1 Ml 1 M 1 1 1 1 1 MH H 1 1.1 1 1 rHVM 1 1 I.
T , , 4 . ' U ' &4 000 000 worth rer month and who are now hauling your products , .n . , r"
ordered his troops from Monterey. UU"'"UY worm per monin, ana , , A, . ., F them to me immediately, at my
i r ' . J cause the same to be coined month- over twentv and thirtv mdes of ex- r..i' j -!.u
I3ie report! of the National My"8 fast tfsso purchased into such ecreable roads? What say yok real a view of their sneedv pavment,
kr Amii,ltnrafft.im dollars; and a sum suthcient to car- PRtatp: whoR nmr,prtv Will M. B. JONES. Treasurer.
foV OO Arr (InilTltv ctf rirQnvill tr
jiow in course ot nuhiication. RtfttPH u..i x ennancea lounoja dv me nroDOsea v " j .
J " 7 " r " " M 1 w I l u IIV 71 I I 1 II 1 I 1 1 M I M I 1 ' I III I. Ill H II v riwiii. I . w - i K
in the tJni- ey in the1! Treasury not otherwise Koad ? ; What 6ay you merchants,
A. iul StAteo fnr tha vr waa ?iRft nftn aDnroDnated: and anv cram or seieni- whose freurhts will he dimimRhfid
000 btuhelsj or &0,000,b00 more arisin? 'f this coinage like proportion ? I, Wnat say you
than -ws ever before- broduted , public spirited men of profession ?
Deducting the amount necessary for ieting laws relative to the snbsidary oliALL y& HAVE THE ROAD
home consumption in food and seed, coinage: provided, that the amount OR NOT,? .. :' j
upwards of 120,000,000 can be spar- ot mojeat any one timennyesfed j We hope by our next issue- to
The acreage of win reRnitin. coin. Wall not ,Ud lay sometfemg tangible before our
1878, is greater than $5,000,000, and provided ftfrther readers from President Robinson.
The corn product that nothing in this act shall be con- In the meantime let our rjeorjTe come
".I.. f W , - . : - - 1,-' ' : ' X '
ed for export
ter whea for
ir as 1,300,090,000 bushels, with cor
responding yields of oats and pota-
and say j exactly what
254 of the revised statutes.!
1 The investigation of the Me- Section second j provides for a
fropolis wreck has bought out the general conference; with European
fact that tWship was unseaworthy : powers to adopt a j common ratio; as
that It wsa lorded wHh .five hundred mm gviu, auu auiuor-
tona of r Is n rnMif in her nna! e xne x-resiaeni w sena inree com-
of the danger signals of the sigual
st rued to authorize the payment, in tncpthpr
OlllTAti f rfT All 4 A C -v -v rvi i :
Ti"' . THEY are willing and ready to do
on their part.
COTORM TO LAW
BRIGHT' S DISEASE,
all diseases of kidneys and
heavy cargo i that she
disregard r ta1Jesi
missioners on behalf of the" United
of the capes in-
The law says license to retail J? emaie tOmpiainiS9
ppiritous : liqtiors shall be granted Lucorrhoea or Whites, Irregularity
'only to such persons as shall show 1 or Jrainlul Menstration, iieanng
his good moral character by at least
two witnesses of known respecta-
Section-third authorizes any hold-1 bilityj to whom the character df the
has been 1 knowri for at
year" Battle's Revisal,
auA that she was purpose- or of coin to deposit tne same with applicant.
LJ... -V: J-L. i . JL' tt-!.-3 olii'm.:i.L i. '.. 1 -f ft' "
iv rue twKOTf xo Keep nenrom sinK-i unueuoustes xreasurv in sums not iieast uue
Af nbiw to add to this shock-leas than ten dollars, and j receive I chapter 811 sefction 6j
Down, Ghlorosis, Sterility,' eta
(Send for a Oircular.)
uau liujN -none is genuine
without "Henry Tj Helmbold Bu
iiig esse several witnesses testified ftherefbr certificates of not less than I This law was rigidly enforced by chu MTg Co.," printed in Carmine
-oi!iThiiftMv I hit- thtf Oflntiirt ' nf t6n"dollAni. :and that' aaui rf.ififtipi 1 th nltf Cdtmtv Courts, but wehave two w" uuij.
theMctfopohs said that he
. .... i .
was i sViall hn ir.mvable for Anatomy, tji-s-pn I fjeen Informed that since the been-1 ,
- - m w " - v w . h m w n iva v. m : . w m r w
IU Uy itie owner ct the ship vu h'M nil 0, . i : v!Wf)ifl nnntr I ful i
an .?ceid,t, it to make it a , . . nL: - A:KnaYd ri.KJii fn
I lftucuon or no ca&rires. Jiaimen connaen-
M t-w&v huiul vr: nf rt it Hh marte al i ; l --"-j - -7
vAy ilt f VLVi.:t rli'i.tt-M it. ftcronVII 1 Tku tiio Mioonoct noror nnk censed ' all applicants without en-
BEST PRICES CnARAJiTEED
L4 RGE ORDERS always on hand, and the? ittention of . farmer
are espially called to this-commodious -Warehott ewtrxated jiear the'
Courtniiise.'forithe sale of Leaf Tobacco. Goodt trhls'and cveftlhinir
necessajAr to make , tobacco bring the highest ma? iet price. Give us "
trial. ; " -4 t ' ' " -.
MivJJames B. Crews is our Auctioneer, "and ejp iects of his numerout
friends (J-liberal share of their patronage. . .Sales e ry day.
SPavlor & Wiaifbisli.
Bishop L Atkinioni Appolnt-
if arch K Gaston.
March 0,,lst. Sunday in lent, War
Marcm li? Y llliamsboro.
March 1 5, St. Peters Sassafras Fork.
March i, 2d Sunday in Lent Oxford
March? IB;- . St. Pauls, Goshen.
March Jl), ' KittrelL.
March L.(P. M.) . . FrankKnton,
March 3i, 3d Sunday in Lent Louis-
i ti&l. P&tienta tarniabed -with board If requir
ed. 89 and 91 boutb High BlreeW BUtixaore,
Hotcu ; Ani)
I is sure and buy Your
JFioa:imchll & Sons, Oxford.
THE Teople oft11"116 nd -rantmndlagT
country are rericoilj informed that dnri&c
the part month L ire beea- rcceinnc &ew
AllofwhkhlwxstiJbe pleaeed toexlabn VJ
them a thre tuc and elefanU.
Aa wedding- an. f- U ibe r o joa can atrp
ply youraelTet ViiV all MnAt of beatiUfal
wddlnr rreacBU.T'tfiaa and ee ibem.
Kn25f , ' U. i.TCII.
A Good ftoon5 JVd HarxtUj Job TrM
giz intide OI ch5iOJ
doea goed trtk t
or it 1-3 ; rood aa.crv
Ixi-nU t told at a bargahi
one." dt;wat f'aggod oc.rt KshcdUilht county: Subscribe, 'i 'Tuirintao! regardle2T of diaracte;
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