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HANNIBAL, MO.: TUESDAY EVENING, MARCH 29, 1853.
The Publisher of Scott's Weekly Paper. I
. The largest Family Journal in the United
1 Slates, encouraged by the very liberal pa
tronage bestowed upon Ms Paper for the
last seven years, and believing that the
great reduction ol postage will materially
aid in extending the circulation of the fa
vorite family newspaper, has spared neither
pains nor expense to make his popular
.journal still more worthy of public patron
age. He has just put up a new steam-power
printing-press which was manufactured to
order with an especial view to improve
the mechanical .apjearance of the Paper.
He has contracted with a new firm to fur--nish
a better atticle of paper than has here
tofore been used. It is to be manufactured
on Fourdrinier's machines expressly for
"Scott's Weekly Pajr." He has decorat
4 td the Taper with entirely new type, anew
j, lading, and -new vignette cuts, increased
.the widteofthe cohvoiua, and extended the
M of the paper. It is now pronounced,
a.U who have seen it, to bo the handsom
est and cheapest paper in the union. The
contents of the prer -will continue to be
of tie very hignest order of excellence.
Preparations have been niade which ena
ble the publisher to assure the public that it
will never be behind wfth i mportant News:
And anangemenU have be m effected with
some of the ablest story wri ters in the coun
try, both male and female, for a Series op
Fiasr-RiTfc Stories on a variety of subjects,
in which, however, incident connected
with the Revolution will constitute a prom
inent theme. There are now on hand ori
rinal a.-tfcles from the first -writers in the
LVited States, several of which are illustra
ted Nou cHet;es, a new feature one that
the publisher trusts will meet with the
-views of the- reading public The selected
articles from foreign magazines are gener
ally the very same which appear in the
New York magazines, our weekly issues
riving us greut advantages in this respect.
Scott's VeekV Paper has won wide fame
. fntoroetin-' and instructive family
newspaper, devotU lh 'ntterests f
trade and business, "?' ' "il . .
to the variou. matters which contribute to
the formation of a compete family fireside
companion, in which .moment and in
struction predominate. Its r,gina domes
tic stories have acquired for it a wide popu
larity, and, as a vehicle of the e.yest ne ws
it possesses a worth not excxed by any
other paper of its character in the united
Kt.t,., It publishes Valuable Recipe and
UseM lliats for housewifery, cooking, w-
.Lninr Furniture. &C&C It s
a moral instructor for youth, and contains
more really useful Information than anv
other jeurnal. Chronological Ubles of his
torical events, scintillations of history, bi
ographies of distinguished men of the past
and present century, valuable essays on im
portant Scientific, phUlosopWc, and useful
iubiects. records t new inventions, 4c,
&s., form part of iu regularon teats.
Scott's weekly paper nas recle .c,r;
ulation unparalleled in the history of simi
lar udertakiags. It owes its uccess to the
rt that ii nreseats more reading matter,
of a better quality, 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 greatenass
r that American
terest, instruction, and amusement to a de
cree hitherto unequalled. Every possible
-tThrt will be made to increase its merit in
proportion to iu constantly increasing or
nd success. 1 1 is only by publish-
ine a verv edition that a journal o( th sire
J?a KrVtr nf Scotf s Weekly Paper can
K aflVintnit at ita eitremly low price, and
this large circulation the publisher intends
A beautiful large size mezzotint Errgra- five dollar a year, is a fact truly worthy Robb, Esq.; the Beauty and the Ghoul, by
ving,"The Harvester's Departure," or "The the 'Caloric' age, which is just now being Prof. J. 1L Ingraham ; the Bride's Bower,
liar vesture's Return,"' at the option of the j ushered m. Of the Knickerbocker Maga- Anovmous for tho present; the Mysteri
writer, will be forwarded to every person ziw, edited by Lewis Gaylord Clark, it is ous Letter, by George Canning Hill, Eq.
sending us a club of Nine, or Twenty,- with ; unnecessary to speak. For iwemy years j Here is a series of stories by writers of
the cash. To insure the paper at the club it has hewn the most genial, hurrwrmB, and acknowledged ability. No other paper bat
rates, which are lower by 3U pel cent, than spicy monthly' in the worM; and the pres-1 ever presented such a series. They will
any paper of equal size and character has.ent volume will be better than trnv which ' probably run throunh nearly half a vrar.
eyer been ofleied at, the full complement ! preceded it. The Home Journal, edited by and will be accompanied and followed by
to Hubs will be made at the same rates,
ir Postage must be paid on all letters
Geo. P. Morris
known as the
and N. P. Will??, is well other shorter stories of equal merit. Tue
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lamny newspaper in , iroorieion men mm no owcr tamiiy ra
America: and the Musical World end Times, per shall excel it In useful reading.' Tn
It is required, too, by the present ' edited by Richard Storrs Willis with Low-1 best that money and industry can command
law, that subscribers to weekly jell Mason, Geo. H. Curtis, Thomas Has- shall be given.
newspaper, to avail themselves of the
cheap postage, must pay quarterly in ad
vance. Thit postmasters, who are author
ized agents for Scott's Weekly Taper, will
explain the rates.
CO Copies of Scott's "Weekly Taper
will be sent as specimens to any address
Address, A. SCOTT, Tublisher,
jo. Ill Chestnut Street, Phila., Pa.
Harpers New HonUtly Dagaiine.
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
tir t ii 1 1 ' i n i t TVIr? wil , .
ungs,, wm. r. urauouryvueo. r . uooi, ana immense ixtiuon. i no circulation o:
other musical writers contributing; and the "Newspaper" has increased within the
which gives, among other things, over $"25 last few weeks more rapidly than ever ba
worth of music and a full course of rnstruc- fore ; and that it may not lose its character
tion in harmony annually, is the very best : of a news paper, by going to press a long
musical journal ever published. These ' time before its date, we have procured two
three publications will post a family up in ' Mammoth printing machines, capable ea:h
regard to everything worth knowing: Art, ' of twenty thousand impressions per hour
Science, Literatnre; music, painting, sculp-' For the last two months we have beea
ture; inventions, discoveries; wit, humor, j biisi'y employed in getting them ready tci
fancy, sentiment; the newest fashions and : u;e, and expect to have them xeady for th
other attraction's for ladies; choice new mu- net number of the "Newspaper." V;;h
sic for the Sabbath, the church, and the ' our new presses we are also making prepa
fi resides; reviews and criticisms of Musical j rations lor a suit of new type, with which
Works, Performers and Performances; in'e hope to make the "Newspaper" in ap-
, short, the very pick and cream of Novelty, ' pearance all thr.t we labor to have it in sub-
creasing. The Publishers hava endeavored, Incident, Historv, Biography, Art, Litera- staiitial matter; and all for one dollar
ny a wen-airectea use ot trie abundant re-1 ture and Science; including whatever cat.1 vsar to single subscribers, and at the
sources at their command, to render it the j be given in periodicals to promote Healthy j lowirg lower rates,
most attractive and most useful Magazine Amusement' and Solid Instruction in Uie to cixbi.
lor popular reading in Uie world; an.l the family, and help to mal e it Better, Wiser,, llo 01 u copies, ...
extent to which their elforts have been ,' and Harnier. may be now obtained for k-ivniklub of 13 ccpies, ...
dollars. Address DYER t WILLS, 357 j Club of 20 copies,
Broadway. ; Club of 27 copies, ...
i iud oi ii coj :es,
successful is indicated by the fact, that it
has attained a greater circulation than any
similar periodical ever issued.
Special efforts wil1 be made to render it
still mor interesting and valuable during
the coming year. In addition to the usual
Prosaectui to Do Eow'i Review.
Adapted to the Southern and Western
States of the Union ; including statistics of
ample and choice selections of Foreign and ' foreign and domestic industry and enter
Domestic Literature, an increased amount Pse. Published monthly in New Orleans,
oi Original Matter, by the ablest American
Writers, will be hereafter furnished. The
number of Pictorial 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
will be spared to render it in every way,
and in all respects, still more worthy of the
extraordinary favor with which it has been
Harper's New Mottiilt Migaxihe
owes its success to tl)6 fact, that it presents
more reading matter, of a better quality,
in a xorb eleoast style, and at a cusaraR
rate, than any other publication.
Subscribers in any part of the United
States may now receive the Magazine by
uiail for three cents a number, or thirty-six
cen ts a year postage, either of the Publish
ers, the Booksellers, or Periodical Agents.
OVK COPT, Ope Tear,
TWO COPIKH. "
FOUR COPIES, " -K1NE
yrEim copies,? :
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. - . . 8.
mJ m ta the getter op
tJ Um Club. . . 10.
.- - 26.
What ran be got for Five Dollars 1 !
The undersigned have entered into an
arrangement .ty which they agree to fur
nish the Knickerbocker Magazine, (month-
v A tha Home Jortrnal, f weekly, and the
M.wical World and Jlmes, (weea.iy.1 to
new subscribers, at the very moderate price
of five dollars a year for the three publica
tions; all orders enclosing that amount to
Dyer & Willis, will be promptly attended
Publisher of the Knickerbocker.
MORRIS & WILLIS,
Publisher! of the Home Journal.
DYER & WILLIS,
VnU; Jim eJ the Musical World and Tunes,
. . 257, Broadway Kew-xora.
Sraaa literary aa Artistic Comkiaatiea.
Arrangements have been made to fur
nish the Knickerbocker Magazine, tne
Home Jouraal, and the New iork Musical
World and Times, to new subscribers, for
dollars a veat I This is cheap litera
ture, with a vengeance. The Knicker
WL.r is 2 ner annum; the Home Jour
nal, $i and the Musical World and Times,
$3;'mak"nS f 3 year at the usual rates.
Tkat three such works can be obtained for
at $5 per annum, iraadvance.
Kj Complete sets of the work, ten rol-
umes, bound handsomely, and for salo at
the ollice, New Orleans, and will be sup
plied on order, deliverable in any of the
lanre cities or town. Thev are an ine va
luable repository of practical information
reguarding our country, and should have a
place in every public and private libnry.
A few sets only remain.
The Review is now rapidly growing in
circulation, and will exhibit many great
improvements in the coming year, in size,
matter, and appearance. The following
are Its leading divisions :
I. Literature. Criticisms, essays, poe
try sketches of fact and fancy, summaries
of foreign and domestic news, movements
in New Oilcans, &c
If. Commerce. Its history, laws and
statistics, commodities, shipping, naviga
tion, treaties, tariffs, exports and 'Imports,
trade of the South and West, home and
111. Ar-RicrLTiRE. Discussion trpon
cotton, lice, sugar, tobacco, hemp, Indian
Corn Whaat. mim vry u4 Wcto laws, ACS.
IV. Af ixrrrri'BKLiMiProfTTess of Mi ri
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. , SO
The amount of subscription must la In
advar.ee, and in no case for a shorter perLwd
thr.n ono year.
Orders for subscription must be addre:sd.
post-paid, to A. II. SIMMONS, Si. CO.,
S. W. corner of Third and Chestnv
Club of 43 copies,
Club of 50 copies.
Club of 75 copies.
ufactures in the South and West.
V. Internal Improvements. Canals, r
roads, plankroads, general intercommirCy
tion South and West in ue L-nion y f
abroad. .. .
VI. Statistics. Complete Ubles up
of the above heads of populationt ei j
pm. ivmbI'Ji. mortality, blacks wlatc, .
vv H -w V J w
PETERS ,S HAQAZIWE.
Greatly increased in size, a:. d irvr, -vei
in elegance and merit. Eoi:?J by Mrs.
Asm S. STErnEjts, ar.d C.nri J. IV.Taa
som. The great increase in t!io circulation
of this Magazine for !fo?f har detarnrrted
the publishers to spars no expense for Ike
ensuing year, in order dill further to in.
crease iu list. Ha will therefore, edl
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 co temporaries. As the postage
also, is less, he looks for 100,000 subscribers
The fashions exclusively in this V
xine. TT.i is rw the only Mafae whlcK
p. c!4ri4 9teel-pl lashions ragu
" - esrJi m added a full letter-press
, rv,ng inlormauon on aa ins
received direct from London
.: vho wish to know the real
-htt tKli periodical. In our
A U the only authority. To
.r, milliner, etc., it is invalu-
F1t GraatNoTeWtta. Qret '
Soma fiva nT six weeks aro, we an
,.A we would publish five first
class novelettes, written expressly for the
"Dollar Newspaper." four we naa in
u.a . h time, and the fifth has since
come into our possession. The first w no
nearlv half through, and has everywhere
been 'pronounced a story of great mest
The following U the order of publicationi
The Emigrant Squire, by P. Ilamilfa
Myers, Esq.; the Mad Artist, j John
, ,' iiable and original of the maga
Xi a literary department will be
, : y eri intl, irtstead of being made up,
us ue all tHe oUnr magazines, of second-
rate Lnusa stones. During the last two
years, this magazine has been conlessedly
the best in the country for Ladies. It has
published more brilliant tales and novals in
that period, than all its co temporaries to
gether. During 1S53, it will be better
than ever. Mrs. Ann S. Stephens, the best
romance writer in America : the author cf
"Dora Atherton, and others, will contrib-
ute exclusively for 1S53. The domestic
stories for which this magazine is famous
will be continued from the pens of Ella
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