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HANNIBAL, MO.j MONDAY EVENING, MARCH 21, 1853.
'Th PuMiiher f covtt'a Weekly Papur.
Tha Unrest Family Journal in the United
"States, encouraged by the' very liberal pa
tronare bestowed uwon hir Paper for the
last seven years, and belie ving that the
mreat reduction of nostaire Will materially
aid' in extending thecircula tion of the fa
write family newspaper, has. sp.ared neither
pains nor expense to make n,s popular
journal still more worthy of pu. c patron'
ge. He hasjust put up a aew ste ai.n-power
printing-press, "which was 'manufactured to
order wun an especial -view 10 ru,B
th mechanical appearance of 'the Paper,
lie has contracted with anew firm to fur
nish a better atticle of paper than has i ere
It is to be manufactured
n Pnnrrlriniev's machines expressly iror
"Scott's Weekly Taper." He hits decora
ed lh Paper with entirely new type, a new
heading, and new vignette cuts, increased
the widteof the columns, anii extended the
size of the paper. It is now pronounced,
by all who have seen It, to b the handsom
est and cheapest paper in the union. The
contents of the paper will contitiue to be
of the very higncst order of excellence.
Preparations have been made which en.v
Lie the publisher to assure the public that it
will never be behind with important News:
and anangements have been effected with
some of the ablest Ftory writers in the coun
try, both male and female, for a Series op
First-Rat. Stories on a variety of subjects,
In which, however, incidents connected
with the Revolution will constitute a prom
inent theme. There are new on hand ori
ginal articles from the first writers in the
United Slates, several of v?h!ch are Illustra
ted Nouvelleties, a new fea.tu.o-one that
ilia Dubllsher trusts will hieet with the
viiw! of the readinz public Tl'.e selected
articles from foreign magazines are gener
ally the very 6ame which appear in the
New York magazines, our weekly issues
giving us great advantages in this respect.
Scott's Weekly Paper has won wide fame
. an fnteresiine and instructive family
newspaper, devoted to all the interests of
trade ana uusmess, iu ngu moiauie, m
tt fh vnrioiiH matters which contribute to
CL the formation of a complete family fireside
' companion, in which amusement and in-
A beautiful large size mezzotint Engra
ving, "The Harvester's departure," or "The
Harvesture's Return,' at the option of the
writer, will be forwarded to every person
sending us a club of Nine, or Twenty, with
the cash. To insure the paper at the club
rates, which are lower by 20pei cent, than
any paper of equal size and character has
ever been ofleied at, the full complement
shtfuld be offered at one time. Additions
to rlubs will be made at the same rates.
U" Postage must be paid on all letters
sent usi It is required, too, by the pfesent
postage law, that subscribers to weekly
newspaperi, to avail themselves of the
cheap postage, must pay quarterly in ad
vance. The postmasters, who are author
ized agents for Scott's Weekly Paper, will
explain the rates.
0Q" Copies of Scott's Weekly Paper
will be sent as specimens to any address
Address, A. SCOTT, Publisher,
No. Ill Chestnut Street Phila., Pa.
struction predominate. Its original domes
tic stories have acquired tor it a wiae popu
larity, and, as a vehicle of the earliest news
it possesses a worth not exceeded by any
other caper of its character in the United
States. It publishes Valuable Recipes and
Useful Hints for housewilery, cooking, pre
serving, cleaning Furniture, ice, &c. It is
moral instructor for youth, and contains
more really useful inlormation than any
ithr iournal. Chronological tables of his
torical events, scintillations of history, bi
ofrranhias of distinguished men of the past
and present century, valuable essays on im
Scientific, philosophic, and useful
aubiects, records ol new inventions, $-c,
form part of its regular contents.
Scott's weekly paper has reached a cir
culation unparalleled in the history of simi
lar udertakings. It owes its success to the
fact, that it present more reading matter,
f . hflftr oualitv. in a more elegant style,
and at a cheaper rate than any other publi
cation ; and that its literary and news con
tents have met the wants of the great mass
of the American people, oy comom.ng m
inBtrnrtton. arid amusement to a de
cr hitherto unequalled. Every possible
leffort will be made to increase Its merit in
proportion to its constantly increasing cir
iilaiinn and success. It is only by publish
'me a verv edition that a journal oi inn sue
and character of Scott' Weekly Paper can
fee afforded at its extremly low price, and
this large circulation the pumisner intenas
to maintain. ', i" - "", '
- - $2.
Harper! New Monthly Magazine.
HARPER'S NEW MONTHLY MAG
AZINE has already reached a regular
monthly issue of more than 100,000 COP
IES, and is still steadily and rapidly in
creasing. The Publishers have endeavored,
by a well-directed use of the abundant re
sources at their Command, to render it the
most attractive and most useful Magazine
for popular reading in the world and the
extent to which their efforts have been
successful is indicated by the fact, that it
has attained a greater circulation than any
similar periodical ever issued.
Special efforts wil' be made to render it
still morn interesting and valuable during
the coming year. In addition to the usual
nmplo and choice selections of Foreign and
Domestic Literature, an increased amount
oi Original Matter, by the ablest American
Writers, will be hereafter turnisiied. lhe
number of Picloriul Embellishments will
be increased ; still greater variety will be
given to its literary contents (its Editorial
and Miscellaneous departments will be still
faither enlarged ; and no labor or expense
wil be spared to render il m every way,
and in all respects, still more worthy of the
extraordinary favor with which it has been
Harper's Ntfw Monthly Magazine
owes its success to the fact, that it presents
more reading matter, of better quality,
in a more elegant style, and at a ciieapur
rate, than any other publication.
Subscribers in any part of the United
States may now receive the Magazine by
mail tor three cents a numoer, or winy-dix
cents a year postage, either ot the 1 ubiish-
ers, the booksellers, or 1'eriouicai Agents.
five dollars a year, is a fact truly worthy I Robb, Es
the 'Caloric' age, which is iust now being
ttshered In. Of the Knickerbocker Mnga
zinc, edited by Lewis Gaylord Clark, it is
unnecessary to speak. For twenty years
it has been the most genial, humorous, and
spicy 'monthly in the world; and the pres
ent volume will be better than any which
preceded it. The Home Journal, edited by
Geo. P. Morris and N. P. Willis, is well
known as the best family newspaper In
America; and the Musical World and Times,
edited by Richard Storrs Willis, with Low
ell Mason, Geo. II. Curtis, Thomas Has
tings, Wm. P. Bradbury, Geo. F. Root, and
other musical writers contributing; and
which gives, among other things, over $25
Worth of music and a full course of instruc
tion in harmony annually, is the very best
musical journal ever published. These
three publications will post a family up in
regard to everything worth knowing: Art,
Science, Literature; music, painting, sculp
ture; inventions, discoveries; wit, humor,
fancy, sentiment; the newest fashions and
other attractions for ladies; choice new mu
sic for the Sabbath, the church, and the
firesides; reviews and criticisms of Musical
Works, Performers and Performances ; in
short, the very pick and cream of Novelty,
Incident, History, Biography, Art, Litera
ture and Science : including whatever can
. o I . O
be given in periodicals to promote Healthy lowing lower rates,
Amusement and oolid instruction in the
family, and help to make it Better, Wiser,
and Happier, may be now obtained for five
dollabs. Address DYER & WILLS, 357
Robb, Esq.; the Beauty and the Ghoul, by
Prof. J. H. Ingraham ; the Bride's Bower,
Anoymous for the present j the Mysteri
ous Letter, by George Canning Hill, Eiq.
iiere is a series oi stones by writers ot
acknowledged ability. No other paper has
ever presented such a series. They will
probably run through nearly half a year,
and will be accompanied and followed by
other shorter stories oi equal merit. The)
proprietors mean that no other family pa
per shall excel it in useful reading. Tho
best that money and industry can command
shall be given.
Immense Edition. The circulation ot
the "Newspaper" has increased within tho
last few weeks more rapidly than ever be
fore ; and that it may not lose its character
of a news paper, by going to press a long
time before its date, we have procured two
Mammoth printing machines, capable each,
of twenty thousand impressions per hour.
For the last two months we have been
busily employed in getting them ready for
use, and expect to have them teady for the
next number of the "Newspaper." With,
our new presses we are also making prepa
rations tor a suit of new type, with which,
we hope to mako the "Newspaper" in ap
pearance all that we labor to nave it in sub
stantial matter; and all for one dollar per
year to single subscribers, and at the tol-
ml on to th fetter np
rfthaClub. ... 10.
. . . 20,
What can be got for Five Dollars ! I
The undersigned have entered into an
arrangement by which they agree to fur-
n sh the Knickerbocker Magazine, i month
ly,) the Home Journal, (weekly,) and the
Musical World and limes, (weekly,; to
new subscribers, at the very moderate price
of five dollars a year for the three publica
tions; all ordurs enclosing that amount to
Dyer & Willis, will be promptly attended
Publisher of the Knickerbocker.
MORRIS & WILLIS,
Publishers of the Home Journal.
DYER & WILLIS, :
Publishers of the Musical World and Times,'
1 257, Broadway New-York.
Oral Liters ry aai Artistlt CmU&atloa.
Arrangements have been made to fur
nish the Knickerbocker, Magaxine, the
Home Jouraal, and the New York Musical
World and Times, to new subscribers, for
five dollars a year I This is cheap litera
ture, with a vengeance. The Knicker
bocker is $3 per annum; the Home Jour
nal, $2; and tha Musical World and Times,
3: making? 49 a vear at' the usual rates.
That three such works can be obtained for
Prospectus to De Bow' Review.
Adapted to the Southern and Western
States of the Union ; including statistics of
foreign and domestic industrv and enter-'
prise. Published monthly in New Orleans,
at $5 per annum, in advance.
ID" Complete sets of the work, ten vol
umes, bound handsomely, and for sale at
the office, New Orleans, and will be sup-
tilied on order, deliverable in any of the
arge cities or towns. They are an ineva
luaole repository of practical information
reguarding our country, and should have a
place in every public and private library.
A few sets only remain.
The Review is now rapidly growing in
circulation, and will exhibit many great
improvements in the coming year, in sice,
matter, and appearance. The following
are its leading divisions :
I. Literature. Criticisms, essvs, poe
try, sketches of fact and fancy, summaries
of foreign and domestic news, movements
in JNew Ui leans, oco.
if. Commerce. Its history, laws and
statistics, commodities, shipping, naviga
tion, treaties, tariffs, exports and imports
Club of 6 copies,
Club of 13 copies,
Club of 20 copies,
Club of 27 copies,
Club of 34 copies,
Club of 42 copies,
Club of 50 copies,
Club of 75 copies,
trade of the South and West, home and
III. Aaricvltdre. Discussion upon
cotton, nee, sugar, tobacco, hemp, Indian
corn, wheat, slavery and slave laws, &c.
IV. Mancfacturbs. I'rogress ot Man-i
ufactures in the South and West.
V. Internal Improvements. Canals, Rail
roads, plankreads, general intsreommunica
tion -South and West in the Union and
abroad. - . ' ' . " '
VI. Statistics. Complete talies upon all
of tho above heads -of populaCion, resour
ces, wealth, mortality, blacks and whites,
Ore at Novelette i.-Qreat
Some five or six weeks ago, we an
nounced that we would publish five first
class novelettes, written expressly for the
"Dollar . Newspaper. Four ; we ' had In
hand at the time, and the fifth has since
come into our possession. The first t. now
nearly half through, and has everywhere,
been 'pronounced a story of great merit.
The following is the order of .publication:-?-
The Emigrant Squire, by P. Hamilton
Myers, E? the. Mad Artist,, by John S.
The amount of subscription must be in
advance, and in no case for a shorter period
than one year.
Orders for subscription must be addressed,
postpaid, to A. II. SIMMONS, & CO.,
S. W. corner of Third and Chestnut sts.'
Greatly increased in size, and improve!
in elegance and merit. Edited by Mrs.
Akn S. Stephens, and Cuari.es J. Peter
son. The great increase in the circulation
of this Magazine for 1852, has determined.
the publishers to spare no expense tor tho
ensuing year, in order still further to in
crease its list. He will therefore, add
greatly to the number of pages, without, as
other Magazines have done, decreasing the
quantity or elegance of the embellishments.
The price, too, will remain a dollar less
than its cotemporaries. As the postage
also, is less, he looks for 100,000 subscribers
The fashions exclusively in this Maga
cine. This is now the only Magazine which,
tublishes colored steel-plate fashions regu
arly. To each is added a full letter-press
description, giving Information on all tha .
Latest-Styles, received direct irom London
and Paris. All who wish to know the real
fashions, must take this periodical. In our
Eastern cities, it is the only authority. To
the dress-maker, milliner, etc, it is invalu
able. - ..... ,
Most readable and original of the maga
zines. The literary department will be
entirely eriginal, instead of being made up,
as are all the other magazines, of second-
rate English stories. During the last twe (
years, this magazine has been confessedly,
the best in the country for Ladies. It has -published
more brilliant tales and novels in
that period, than all its cotemporaries to
gather. During 1853, it will be better . n
than ever. ; Mrs.un S. Stephens, the best
romance writer in America : the author ot.
"Dora Athertea;" and others, will contrib
ute exclusively. for 1851 The domestic,
stories for which this magazine is famous, .1
will be continued from the pens oi Ella.
Concluded pa Fouith Page.)