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OP THB. OS&1F Al BANNER.. HIE Bossier Banner is published at Bellevue, La., at three dollars per annunm to single subscribers. Adver tisements inserted at $1 per square of ten lines or less, and 50 cents for each subsequent insertion. Professional and business cards not exceeding one square, including paper, ten dollars per annum;, ;.fivedollars forsix months. Advertisements for the year inserted on very liberal terms. The Banner is an independent paper, and has as large a circulation as any paper pub lished in North Louisiana. Address WM. IL SCANDLAND, Editor and Froprietor. THE SPIRIT OF TIE TIBMES; A CHRONICLE OF The Turf, Agricultnre, Field Sports, Literature, Art, and the Stage. Bsdelished witk Splendid Engra vrngr. Fublished Every Saturday Morning, at No. 145 Fulton St., N. Y., &'T FIVE DOLLARS PER ANNUM, IN AD VANCE. EDW. E.JONES &T.B.THORPE, EDITORS. A remittance of Five Dollars, in ad vance, will entitle a Subscriber to three Steel Engravings and the paper for One Year. 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IVWAVEL Y MAGAZISE. 1IDITED by Moses A. l)ow 'T'hii paper is the larir st: weekly ever published in this enmtrvy. Its contents are such as will ,he aplrov( .d in the most fastidious cireles-notl oing immortal being admnitt Id intot its pages. It will furish as much re:a ding matter as almost any one can find time to peruse, consisting of tales, history, biogra1phv. together with music and poetry. The papers contain, no ultra. sentimentt , andl meddles neither with politics lnor re ligion, but it is characterized iby a high moral tone. It circulates all over the country, from Maine to Cal ifornia. TER MS : One dollar for six months, or *2 00 a year, always in advance. ('hiahs, by mail, six papers six months 6;. Paper stopper when the last number paid for is seat. A new volume com mences every July andl .January. But if a person mcomnniences at any number iu any volume, and pays for six months, h.e will have a complete book, with a title-page, as every pa per's complete in itself. Clubs must always be sent at one time to get the benefit of the low price. We cannot send thern at the club price unlhss received all together as it is too much trouble to leok over our books or keep) an ac*ounr with each one getting them up.. Any one sending us four dollars can have one icopy of the Waverly Sagaane, and either of the following worki for one year by mai. Gmr ham's 'tagaaineJ1&rper'a Magaaine, Godey's Leslies I k,, Ladie's Ga zette of IFarhion, Yiban's Magazine, Ballers PI.. ,rials. £aP All letters and communica ions concerning the paper should be addressed to the publisher. &Adrees, MOSES A. DOW, Boston Massachnsetta. A HUMZRMEPU1&. :AWGAZIN.E. N IX-NAX for All Oreation is most amusing and expensively got ten-up, as well as the cheapest, Com ic Magazine now published in the world. Each number contains Thir ty Pages of matter, and from Sixty to Ninety Pictures-all the contents leig of a humorous character. Nick Nax as nearly completed its fourth year, and is growing. in popularity. It is a great favorite with all classes- fathers and mothers,. sons and daugh ters-since it contains nothing that may not be read aloud in any family circle. It is the publishers' desire to make it especially FUN FOR THE FAMILY. One of its features is the Prize Puz zle Department. The Publishers have distributed during the last two years, among those who have solved the Puzzles, Gold Pelns and valuable Books, which have had the tendency to snake the competition earned and interesting. In fact, take it all in all, no more 'amusing sheet for the family, village library, or hotel reading-room, or to beguile the tedious hours of travel in car or steamtboat, can be found any where. Terms: On()te-copy., one year 81 00 Five copies (to one nddr'ess) 4 00 Postnmasters and others who ma,'y wish to engage in obtaining subscrip tions, will find this an ex'cellent op porttinity, as first-rate indlucenents wiill be given them. LEVY SON & HIANEY, Room 29, No. 119 Nassat-strtiet, New York. Neuwspapers inserting the above (including this paragraph,) as often as they may judge lproper, o'r giveni it editorial notice, will be entitled toC an exchange for a year, on forwarding a copy, with advertisements marked, to the Nick-Nax ateice. Sample numibers sent on receipt of Six cients ill sta811s or 1(11)1 0W. 1ROSl'E(r LU'S OF THE AMIER TCA N REP! BL IC A ,ret' National South/r'n F(mily ."ews2ec'pajr, jpuh/,s/re i at Jlacon Gco. Invariably in advatnce, one sublscr"i her one year, $2 00, wit q lottery tick ets \worth $1 0U -our nsutsc'uriers one year, Gl 00, with Lottery 'I'icktets worth $4 0o-tetn subscri1bers one year, 812 50, with Lottery Tickets wort :810 00. A speecimnuti copy will b' sent to any 'tne who desires it. R'ememinber tl;hat to tearh single suit scril"er we give A (hue Dollar TirkIt in ;np of the sc'l.e'nms of tlthe C.'rit..o/uid/o' Lit/terir.s r1' Georgia,%f advertiseit inll our cldn1111s HI t iu not ,nly tin nishinig ('11,1 4 the largest ati1i bee-t pal"'rs of the clay at a ve\rv low\\ trice, but givinga share in a l}galized lottery whlick many secure anil itietipe"i1 dent fortt unte Thet l tte r' ticklets lhichi wei ofi'er as at ind ceinit toue sil srilte, are flir nithed to u' in part pavne'nmt for ad vertising, but in such tjuautities, .eulv as we order them, so that siilmvri1b/trs to the 1REPiitL(leCmayselect their on-n tickets and nuibl1i-ts iin Sally ef' the schemes advertised in our celniunus. Itenelllber that these lotteries were iucorporated and legalizeid by sp1ecial acts of the legislature of (1e'or'ia. antid drawn under the Sworn superiition of commissioners appointeld by tlhe State authorities. POS 2'Ti1A S TEl 'RS who f'eel -lisp-sr d tt n- t a. a,. ts. ,n m..' deduct 40 cents for each single sub scribe'r. Or it' they w"'ill send thme names of persons tuf their acquaiut ance likely to subscribe, we wtill allow theta 25 cetnts for eserv onilC whne sub scribes tfrom among the liht of' namnes so fixrnished. Postmnasters eveer'ywhe cc are azut/wri zed to act as agesits fr the American Rejubliw. We are determined to r'each a circu lation of 100,000 copieS betfre the first of January next, and having made a contract with Messrs. Hodges, 1Davis & Company, to advertise their lotteries in our columns to a a large amount, we are enabled to meake the above splendid offers. A limited niumber ofadvertisements of an unobjectionable nature will he inserted at the rate of 35 cents per line. MANNLNG d& COMPANY, Proprietore.. SYVE·N YEARS! IIE seven years of unrivalled suc cess atteding the "Cosmopolitan Art Association," have made it a house hold word throughout every quarter of the country. Under the auspices of this popu lar institution, over three hundred thousand homes have learned to ap preciate-by beautiful works of art on their walls, and choice literature on their tables, the great benefits derived from becoming a subscriber. Subscriptions are now being re ceived in a ratio unparalleled with that of any other year. Terms of Sdbscripion. Any person can becotue a inmtuber by subscribing THLREI DOLI.LARS, for which they will receive 1st-the large and superb steel en graving, :30x3$ inches, entitled, "Falstaff 3lutering sis Recruits." 2nd-One copy, one year, of that elegantly illustrated magazine, " The Cos-nopolitan Art ,hrurnai." 3d-Four admissions, during tihe season, to "The Gallery of paintings. 54S 3roeadwzzy, N. Y In addition to the above benefits, there will be given to subscri)bers, as gratuitous pretniuns,u ouver Firechndred Ihautlifiau l W orks l AIfrt! colnpriising valuable paintings, g uar bles, parians, outlines, etc., tforntintg a trulv national bLenefit. 'The Superb Engraving. wlichi *evert subscriber wiU receivel, lentitledi "Falstafi Mustering his Recruits," is one of the most beanutiful amd liiipoular engravings ever issued in this c"unlit rv. It is donie on steel. inll fine line aind stilpille and is printed on lhavyv iplte ipal'er, :;Ox48 inches making a oiist clhoice ornimeniit, suitabler t h;,t- tlt walls of either the library, parlor, or atflee. Its stul ject is tihe celehrate d sccho of Sir John FLalstafl receivillnr. iii Justiic' Shallow's oflice, the recunits *vhliicl have been galthered 1fr his ur yrit' regiment. It c uld not he firitiisl by the trade f1 r lesst than live dollars. The Art Journtal is too well knowmn to the whole c lintrv to hut ci nonet datiun. It is a niagnitil cent ly illts tratedl utimigaz'.itl of Art. eontaltiuiig Essays, Stories, Ioems. ('44911s &0.. liv tlhe very hest writers in Amwrirtcn. -'The engraving is sent t ' 'y hart of the coluntrV hib miaiil, w\ithi safltty. hi-ug lckei(l ill a cylintidr. -I vst e prepaid. Stlbscriptiomls will Ie ri *vive- lutlil th eeveni gotf the: I -t.1 :tiuuuarv, I CL I at lwhich tune ge hoaks will il.- a1111l the lilrlluiius hi e givl ti stosli-'Iribters. No ipows is r-I-trit!ctl fn a singl suibscti ptiio . .'hose rt. tittin&-: ý1., are entitled to live lt -Imbar-hiils a:od In alt extra: t 11_1':vingl tý,r 1hell' troull(e. Su senriitioti traint (':ilitaruiit, the ('ioalzs. i ni all l orii. n ctuinltrii s m .t l. 1) :1 ;It) in-1 i t I!;it' ., 11 ' . 1(1 o dIAIu'PEr extra Ipo ! ta uN. ho- t-urtlhter I iii hitiui ti '1 lis-en I tr a I"PF of the C t ltr. : tly illn-tr: d rt .ournal'(.II,tl""""""t' (l tho' Itau~l-t-tmient Sataltuge ptol t Princ t. an-d tlitiun-lleLi1 ts si ler) t tli e againe i t s. uit' -ar prict ortiV t' Ic - ni utit s':tl 111 h i -e ((pieds, howvared; will he Ii"li-rto tr--, terhitO the ubcrii~tlnl oh hee I'-iptdiflb i tn s fut u r- . i t it i s 441 i c 'l i (. .tl e iat lrs teachr' 2 0(t) Ad'. L.1 11tr1 c41 gratir ton vC.A.. - :club of tn rot u lwsi . ( Fork. hiarpeir's aý1º ad' xiT;rpen'u1 HAMPERN' 5E V ErNT L agazine , tcogteitllr. otet yatr.\ tit' (u TImelc p'Sttige~lihQn'fl ilrliersr Maga~ ein,--" utiUt bOplamdc t thiet o nice wherl tisrec ived. ingiLuatter than iany otirty-er i six cents r vea.r HFARPEiL & BROTIIERtS, Paulishers. Jan. 1, 1860. Franklin Square.. THELOUIS1 YMLsLLEJO UlRNAL. NEWSPAPER, noaw in its thir tieth year, has attained a celebrity and circulation surpassed by thw pa pers out of the city of Sew York. As a Daily Journal, the proprietors will spare no expense to make it of the first class. lThe net-work of Tele graph all over the Union enahles them to republish all events of public interest almost simultancously withi their occurrence ; while the increased facilities of Railroad commnimnication offer new channels for tihe prompt dle livery of the: Journal to subscribers inl the very shortest period after pub licatio1n. 'Thei Agricultural Depart ment of the Journal is made one of speci:al attention and interest. The articles under this heatl are p)repared yv a I'ractical Farmer, and have commanded the approval of Sonwi oft tihe best agriculturists in this and( every otlher State in the inioni. The terms of subscription are as tf:hiws, per year: Large Dalily, sent i- mail 8 0(0 Country Daily, sent by mail i 00 Weekly (in clubs of ten) 1 00 S single copy 2 00 Ilemtittatnces iby mail in regisi'trid letters at our risk. SAll coummnunuications atddrtessed to 'RENTICI', I1EN1\ERLSt)N & OSBORNE, Louisville, Kl. GLEASON'N PI CTUORLIL. HI paper presents, every w":k. amtn :greealile umelange of tile notable' events and literature of the tiene. Its cniltauts ;lways contain a goodl i, stoere of popular Original Tales, Sk'ttch's if' Ailveimturi on sea and lanild, and I 4ietic ( 'ins, bv Iest A 7(m'eri(an Authors. Also thle creami of diomestic and for e'r'gn iews so condensed as to p'i'rsi nt thie largest possible amount of thei iii t'lligence oft' the day; the wholle well spiced with wit and uiniuior. I lolitics, anid upo1n all sectarian qtue-tiotm-,, it isstaaictly neutral. 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