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Noew Orleans-Tri-weekly-Arrives Tuesdays, Thursdays and Sun dlAys at 6 p.m. Departs Mondays, Wednesdays & Saturdays at 4 a.-m. Tei.s Mails ..Tri-weekly-Arrives Tuesdays, Thursdays and Satur days at 6 p. I. Departs Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays at 4 a. in. Arkansas Mails---Tri-weekly-Arrives Wednesdays, Fridays and Sundays at 6p.m. Departs'fLuesday, Thurs days and Saturdays at 4 a. m. Monroe Mail-Daily-Arrives daily at 7 a. . Departs daily at 5 p.m. Albany Mail-Semi-Weekl v-Ar rives Tuesdays and Saturdays at 6 p. an. Departs Mondays and Fri days at a. in. Natchitoches Mail--Weeklv-Arrivs Thursdaysat 1 m. Departs Thurs days at 1 p. m. Ofice hours-From 8 to 12 a. m.; from 2 to 6 p. m. Sundays, from 8 to 9 a.m. fI. HUNSICKER, P. M. COTTON SEED OIL. 4 O" Gallons for sale at cost. It is ex- 1 ellent'for burning, or can be used to ud vantage by Painters, as a substitute for Linseed Oil. Apply at the News Office. DAILY NEWS Job Printing Office. BOOK AND JOB Prin tin LAT.YERLS' =IEE'S. Pamnphlets, Blanks, (GJRCULAR S, * BILLS OF LADING, PLAIlN AND FANCY SHOW CARDS, and IHANDBILLS, BILLIHEADS, BALL TICIKETS, WIV-DIN-G IN VITA TIONS, , WAGON RECEIP'TS, CATAL' OG UES, i n d cI'erlj description of Jobs. :' IXA tT I 'ItTH .NEA Tfs. f J', aciitts. for doing job work ae qsp aOsed by any ."'tablhshmient in th*itc g, titd we feel confident that piatkCtiq a. wll be jgiven to thoos who pay favorkswiti their patronage. W e , W ben on and. goo article df ,' L-I% , ' A'' R, XO RtE PAJER, IVO*Y ..i and CHINtA suorflced,. White and colored. ' A A CT, to :e be ntjied an. act to p prescribe the rates of postage ix the n Confederate States of America, and ti for other prposes. k a'rloN 1. The Congres.rsf the Con- s tederate States of America do enact, 19 That from and after such period as the d Postmaster General may by precla- a mation announce, there shall be charg- a ed the following rates of postage, to wit: For every single letter sealed I and for every letter in manuscript or 1 paper of any kind upon which infor- o mnation shall be asked for, or commu- t nicate inwriting,or by marks or signs v conveyed in the mail for any distance b between places within the C'ot'edrate f States ot America, not exceeding 500 1 miles, 5 cents; and for any distance s exceeding ;500 miles, double that rate; t and every letter or parcel not exeed- r ing half an ounce in weight, shall b1 , deemed a single letter, :utl every ad- I ditional wir.ight of half an unce or ad- t ditional weight less than half an Aunice shall be charged with an additional . single postage ; and all patkages con- a taining other than print e or w ritten1 matter, and money packages in cluded in this class, shall bl rated by weight as letters are rated, and shatll - be chanrged double the rates ,tf poistale: oI lettters; and all drtop letters or let- I t trs placed in any iostetiice not t,r r - tr:ansmission but for delivery moil, e shal;l lbe clharged with p)-tage a"t the I rate, of two cents each;: and in all the b foregoing c:tse-s thle ipostagie must be prepaid by stamLps; and all letter ,' which shall hereatter he advertised as renlinini ovcr or uncalled for illn alyi postottice shall be charged with two i ceuts eahl in addition to the regitlar postage, both to be accounted f"r a. other p.sta.ges of thins 4. ontedetration. ~ 5E8 2'. .And he it firther e nartrld. That all newspapers not exceeding three'' Otnlsl ill weig'ht, Stint f'ro tlt"he office of publication to actual and hIo na fide snbserihers. shall be clharug:d with postage as follows, to-wit : the postam.re oil the r,;.ttlar numibers of a newspaper publ,-lhed weekly withinl the Stlte where published, shal:l be t: cent.s pertql:trter; anti papers publishl ,Pd semi-weekly, double that rate; and papers puthlished thrice a wee:k. treble their rate ; and papers publish ed daily, six times that rate; anl the postage oin all newspapers t :Ic tual sullscrileers without the Statue whler published, shall I,e chlarfeid double the foregoiun rate: mand I"'ri odicals sent friomn the office it' publi cation to actual andnma jlidce .ulzcri bers, shall he char.red with postage a,: tfllows, to-wit; the postage tn the regular inbt.ers of a periodical, not exceeding one and a half ounces iin weigh'it, and published imouthly,. witih in the State wherle published, Ahall 1,e 3 cents per qIarter; if publile-ll semi-monthly, double that rate ; andit t;for every aditi,tl-ounce or traction of aR ounce, doulle the t','rc_,,tin" rates shall be charged ; anld perili cals published quarterly or bi-mont Ih1 i shall be charged one cent an outlce: and the postage on all pl.riodicals withourt the ..tate where published. shall be doutble the above specified rates; and regular sulhscril,.rs to Ilewsl'apersi and peridicuals shall be . required to pay cute quarter's post age in advance. And there shall be,' charg ed upon every othewrnewspaper and each circular not sealed, handhill, en graving, pampllet, periodical aid magazine which shall be unIcoInneCted with any manuscript or written mat ttr, not exceeding threc- oulces in weight, 2 c'nts; and t;for each addi S tioanl ounce or fraction of aIn ounice, 2 temnts additional; and in all cases tihe postage shall be prepaid by stamps. And book: hIoulndl or unbound, not weighing ov'": f;tur lpounlds, shall he doeenid ll;.;eile. umatter, and bh;dll be charged v. ith pr)tMge, to be prepaid by stamlps, :it :? celtt per ounce, for k any distatce' Ihe publishers ofnews papers. or priditails may send to each other, from their respective ofli t ces of publiePtion, free of postage3 one copy of each publication. . .l te. 3. Aind be it fihrter enacted, df That it shall be the duty of the Potmasmer G4eneral to provide and furnish to all Deputy Poatmras~ersand -?ir othelpersomes.plyint and pay anad starPed enselolt o.t the adPtos trentg ctan .;tifaWit tue .b p t aet, or d sny-prsoa who )tln fotge or couuterfeit ·ay ptutage tamnp provided or furnished under the pro tel visions of this or any former act, it whether the same use impressed or b" printeh on or attached to envelopes or v not, or any dies, plate or engraving ce therefor, or shall make, or print, or tl knowingly use oi sell or have in pos; o1 session, with intent to use or sell, any ei such false, forged or counterfeited ti dies, plate, engraving or postag. tl stamp, or who shall make, or print, or of authoriize, or procure to be made or irinted, any pastage stamps of the tl kind provided and turnished by tl, ti PostmasterGeuerqlas aforesaid, with- tl iout the especial authority .and direc- ,. tion of the I'ostollice Department, o ,, who, after such postage stamls haIv at been printed, shall, with intent to de- ti fraud the revetnues of the Post office l)epartment deliver any postage stamps to any person or pe.rsons other than such as shall he authorized to receive the same by anv instrumvent of writing, duly execute t uindir the hand of the ,i .tlnastitr (General an|ti the seal of the l'ost 'ilice I 1elpartti 'nt shall, on convict ion thereof he deentnwd guilty of felony, and te `pni.lu-1- by a lie. not exce"eding $500, or (ir h-i pristoinat nliot .xt'eedint fteiv ye:n'i. ,r.by both such fine and imiprisoln i,.nt : and thle expense- 'of procuring nag, sirtvidil ig all -ulh pstas age Sta1mps ax11( letter envuiohlo-s as are iprov id ed tir or lutilhotrizid yl Il this get,. -hall beI paid afier h inig aldjusted 1iy the Au litor of thlie I'ustoflice I)epartltent onl ite t eetifictet ti the I'ltstmlia.e5 (" n ( I Seral tout of allyv Illtne' ill tit 'T're:asr v arising ftrom .1 tihe rcve'Cliues of tit. I 't-t o elice lepartimnt. •S"'ce -l. ld he it jur ,,',"r ,ra , ,lt , l'hat i -hall ie the dut of , e-, ver [,iort tl.-st ti cause" tio b. dll'ai eeid in` uii m~ur itlnnr as the PL stm-lltlr (ll| cvral shall dirct, all pi ostagi t:nlsi ,of this (' tifitl -ra:\- to letters. d o'l-s itt. l iiin hi-i tI(.i fr dulcliverv or to l. -'.it i , 11ail: ttl if ::na v i , t:tast"r , . ,ilint lett, rs inii thi, ninail with S.uch S pl,.,sta;,. talni,s attn .hed shall ttit el Ito tleti-te th saline, it shall be the. d"futy oft tihe' P.t stat:er to wholst otlice suichi letters shall be. sent ftr hiivel n . it lo e't''et. the s.tampsaud re S,,,rt the. deli'"I'wnt l'tstu:,rter tthe Iit-tltmaster t tIeral. An. If altly per -- sithi ll lSt. itt, ' titatt'lllp to IS . ill preiiaytitnilt 1f postaige, al N' pottalge - st::,11- witielh i-haill lhai been btef;,re , a.-ee, l;ik,. 1 1r1 ,,,s,':., :.nch l] ",. o"-, ' - sh lll: b11 le ubjiet. to )a pen:lty oft lif tt d< ,lin'- t',,r . vry \ -uch 'onft tse, ,to b,. , recov. erecd in th,.t nmni , of the nlei:id • crate aote of Auterica in any court i f' itm l ,,- ,tt .in ri iet e rn. ",c 5:. Ard le it .farther enatehd. That tcfron andt after the day wheni this act ,_o I ,. into ' flr et. theit lf'ratlkitg pri'il,"',e ' ' i all be alolished : 1Ir'j lrci , tlt:t thll " l 'o.in;tastier ( ei r Sal ianl hi: chief el'.rks, and the. Anli Str tf th - rl'e.s:turil lfo " the' |o'istlietii 1 l t.,:rtmtent t -,dl lie and theyv are I ti,.' v a::tioriz/, (1 to tran:slmi: thrtouih tlt, mails, free of postage. llg It-tt,.rs, pnckaeg .s, or othetr iat i ter- lat' int . lusively to their tili 'ial l ufi' ... o, tothl httsin,.-s of the. Sl' ost,, lilo', I )t'lartt 'ntt; but thive s'-I:ll in t i.v stsuch ease eudorseo . t I, thi. back of ilt letter or packages to d he sent free of po stage ovtr their own o Signatures. the words, 'Otlicial busi rness;'and for any such endorseminnt Sfalsely, made, theperson so offendiinv sluili forfeit and pay taxes $300; ani d proti edtfurther, the several Depuiy - Postmasters throughliout thte Confeder I ate Shall shall be and here anre atu la thorizd to seund through the msail t- free otf postage all letters and 1actk a ages which it may le, their dut , or i- they ay have occasion to transmtit a to any person or plaie, and which i shall relate exclusivwly to the busi . ness of their respective otffices, or to t the lsineiss of the Postoffice Depart e unnt; but' in every such ease the ie Dluty ]'ostmaster s.ietding any such d letter or package shalndorse there r on, over his own signature, the words ,l'0Pstoflice business,' and for any and o every such endorsement, falsely - madey, the person making the same shall forfeit and pay $300. Sec. 6 Atl be it further enewted, l, That the third section of an act en e titled an act furtt'er to amend 'fau d act entitled an act to rediice and 'mod d fy the rates of postage ia the United v tates, and for other purposes, pass d4 , f March 3.1841,'& aprod lMarch av 3, 1.864, whereby-timehltter registra i tion syatep1 was etabnihed, be and is ,, "F$oc. 5 Ye it furtler .., ete, p Tha* o letter wshall be 4:ard by the Sexpress or other clartereacodwpan ,ies, i.g the same shall be prep*id rby bui L eimplosed in a, stmp`Id en velop of this Confederacy; and any c company violating the provision of this.tct.shq~1 forfeit and pay the sum o f800 for each offerurs to be recov ered by action of debt in any court of L this Confederacy having cognizance thereof, in the name and for the use of this Confederacy. L SPe. S Be it further exacted, 'hat It the Postmaster General of the C(rn- t federate States H and is herehy au- 1I thorized to make all neceesary ar ra'ngelnwntlt for the trhnsportation ot mails between the territories of this s and other Governments, subject to tile approval of the President until postal treaties can be etiffcted." "*P':.ased Feb. 21, ll." PJ' r)PE ('T L OF THE 1i 1,SI:EUlANNE.at. L111- Bossier Banner is publlished Sat Belle vue, Ia., at three dollars pI.r inutun t, iunhle subscrilbers. Adver- p t isine ts in:1-ted a:tt 81 per sqltlal.,', f ten lines o ries, ai-d 50( c(ent f',r aciji subs-equ'nt insertion., l.roie".-ina! I nuild luiness carLrU not exceet'dinig Inel qutare, inuelhing" paper, telln daltlars 1 Ie.rallnnum ; tivedollars i,,ris x .onth -. I Advertisements fr the year inuertell in very liberal ttermsi. '1l he (.an r r Sis an indelendent paiilnr, land iha:s a:s hlarge a circulatiot as aniy paper pub lihzidt in North Louisiana. Addr Les! WiM. I. CA-NLANI, Fdiitor anid "roplriettor. I ead. To (ountry Printers, & Merchants. The ftiei!ities of thoe lShreveport L)aily Ne, s Jit - ( Jtº lFF E, are such as to enable us t: do plrin tinig, O(' anI/ description, at the short,est nto S'riitrVrs sentding orders, can have. .It )Il d(lone at stitlicient low prices to, , nabl'l, th(em to realize a faiA Arofit, oil v 1Ihe aln'. "77te Jlone/ must (al/way.1s ,'o 'YI),n(ql/ ttAe oirder. Country mie.rchants, can save timne. trouble, and etxp,,nse, by s'nding all their ordilers for JOII PR I'[NTIN( ;, at 1th : tlE Nw Oflihe,, Shrev-poit. La. t ii Horse Shoeing Two Dollars. nie,2 Is BRaNCh CriTIZNS' BANK, Milnin sl. ii Ad cornir Market. IlyOT O FFICE, Market street, near ti Milam. 1 RESHYTERIAN CHURCH, 11ev. hi. d, M'Allister,on Market and Mlilnm ste. u- BAPTIS'r CIi.Rctl, Rev. (. 'l'ucker, i coorner of Market and Travis sts. l- M[ETIiODIST CHURCHi, Itv S. B Surit. ed corner ofMarket and 1"annin hts. s- EPISCoPALIAN CHNURCnn, Rev. 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