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qa .~a~t~r ._ . DAILY NEWS i- So S Job Printing Dffice. BOOK AND JOB Printing, LA"wYI RR' zRIZFS. CA.RDS, Pa-aphletK, Blanks, CJRCULAIS, BILLS OF LADI NG, PLAIN AND FANCY SHOW CARDS, and HANDBILLS, BILL-HEADS, BALL TICKE TS, WEDDING I3NVITA TIONS, WAGON RECEIPTS, CA TALOGUES, lAnd every description of Jobs. EXECUTED WfITH NEA.TNESS. Our facilities for doing jeb Work are unsurpassed by any establishment in the State, and we feel confident that satisfaction will be given to those who may favor us with their patronage. We have on hand a good article of BILL-HEAD PAPER, NOTE PAPER, and a fine assortsment of fine busine^,s cards. SATIN. IVORY, - and CHINA surfaced, WYhite and colored. COE 014 sEtD OIL. colhent for burning, or can be nsed to ad. vantage by 'altersI, an a inbbtitute tor Linseed Oil. AppI a the News Offie. Postmasters are requested to te as agenta for the Newo, and re :tin ~ten per cent frorm amount forwoarded i ANACT, .to be eat.itled an act to prescribe the rates of postage in tde Confederate States of America, and for other purposes. 3ScTION 1. The Cxogress o/ the Con aederate 'tates of Anmerica do enact, That from and after stuch period as the Postmaster General may by procla mation announce, there shall be chlarg ed the following rates of postage, to iWit: For every single letter sealed and for every letter .in manuscript or paper of any kind upon which infor Ipation shall be asked for, or.commu nicate inwritiz.g,or by marks or signs conveyed in the mail for any distance between places within the Confedrate I States of America, not exceeding 500 miles, 5 cents; and for any distance j exceeding 500 miles, double that rate; 1 and every letter or parcel not exeed ing half an ounce in weight, sha llbe 4 deemed a single letter, and every ad- :1 ditional weight of half an ounce or ad- I ditional weight less than half an ouuce shall be charged with an additional i single postage; and all packages con tamining other than printed or written a matter, and money packages in- s cluded in this class, shall be rated by weight as letters are rated, and shall t be charged double the rates of postage1 on letters; and all drop letters or let- 1 ters placed in any postoffice not for transmission but for delivery only, e shall be charged with postage at the I rate of two cents each: and in all the e foregoing cases the postage mst be prepaid by stamps; and all letters which shall hereatter be advertised as remaining over or uncalled for in any postoffice shall be charged with two4 cents each in addition .to the regular postage, both to be accounted for as o other postages of this Centederatipon. e " S c. .. And be it further enacted, That all newspapers not exceeding three ounces in weight, sent from the ofice of publication to actual and bo naafide subscribers, shall be charged 1 with postage as follows, to-wit: the postage on the regular nmlbers of a 4 newspaper published weekly within r the State where published, hallbe 6 1 cents perquarter; and papers publish ed semi-weekly, double that rate; and papers ypublished thrice a week, treble their rate ; and papers publish ed daily, six times that rate; and the postage oa all newspapers to ac tual subscribers without the Stat-e where published, shall be charged d double the foregoing rates; and peri odicals sent from the office of publi cation to actual and boa. fidesubscri hers, shall be charged with postage as follows, to-wit: the postage on the, regular numbers of a periodical, not exceeding one and a half ounces in weight, and published monthly, with t in the State where published, shall be I t 3 cents per quarter; if published semi-monthly, double that rate; and for every additional ounce or traction 1 Sof an ounce, double the fibrgoing rates shall be charged; and periodi- I oals.published quarterly or bi-monthlyv shall be charged one cent an ounce; and the postage on all periodical.s without the State where published, i shall be double the above specified 1 rates; and regular subscribers to newspapers and periodicals shall be 1 re.quired to pay one quarter's postage. in advance. And there shadl bechlarg ed upon every other newspaper and , each circular not scaled, handbill, en graving, pamphlet. periodical and magazine which shall be unconnected I with any manuscript or written ulat ttr, not exceeding three ounces in weight, 2 cents; and for each addi- I tional ounce or fraction of an ounce, 21 cents additional; and in ;dl cases the 4 postage shall be prepaid by stamps. And books bound or unbound, not I weighing over four pounds, shall be l deemed mailable matter, and shall be charged with postage, to be prepaid I hy stamps, at 2 cents per ounce, for 4 any distance. The publishers of news papers or periodicals may send to , each other, from their respective offi- 1 ces of publication, free of postage, one. copy of each publication. 8 c. 3. And be it farther enacted, ' lhat it shall be the duty of the Postmastir General to provide and furnish to all Deputy Postmasters anud io all other persons applyingand pay in_ therefor, suitable postage stamps, r an staimped envelopes of the demnom inatien of two cents, five cents, and - t*enty cents,'to facilitate the pre • payment of postago provided for itt - this act,.and, any petsoa twho shall I forge or counterfeit any postage Stamp provior a iisIaodi -tder ate pro visioh' "of 'lt'i dorhy former act, rwhetlthr the same are impressed or printed on or attached toenvelopeegor ,not,.or any dies, plate. or engraving therefor, or shall make, -or print, or knowingly use.or sell or ave in pos-, session, with :intent to use or sell, any such false, forged or counterfeited dies, plate, -engraving or postage stamp, or who shall make, or:print, or authorize, er procure to be made or printed, any pastage stamps of the kind provided and .furnished by thel PostmasterGeneral as aforesaii, with out the especial authority and direc tionlof the Postoflice Department, or who, after such postage stamps have been printed, shall, with intent to de fraud the reventues of the Postoffice Department deliver any postage stamps to any person or persops other than such as shall be authorized to receite the' same by any instrument ofi' iin uly executed junder the, fig a * asoter greneratl and ' oi$ o felon y ;, n ' ojl i s ed 'b y fi enot exceeding $500, or by imn prisonment not eycecding five years, or by both such fine and imprison meont; and the expenses of proenriug and previdinig all such postage stamps and letter envolopes as are provided for or authoriZed by this act, shall beI paid after being adjusted by the Au ditor of the Postofiice l)Department on the certiticate (of the Postmaster Gen eral out of any money in the Treasury arising from the rev:enuusvsf the Post office Depart ment. ."Sec 4. And be it ifurther vadced, ThRatit shall lie the duty of every Postrmacstr to cause to be defaced in such nianner as the Postmaster Gen eral shall direct, all postage stamps of this Conti.deracy to letters dsepos ited in his dikce, tfor delivery or to be sent by mail; and if any Postmaster sending letters in the mail with such postage stamps attached shall omit to deface the same, it shall be the duty of the Postmaster to whose ofliee such letters shmll be sent for I delivery, to deface the stamps and re port the delinquent I'ostm ster tothe Postmastter General. And if any per son shall use, or at temp' to use, in prepayment ot'postage, any postage stamps which shall haw a been before used for like purposes, such persons shall be subject to a penalty of tifty 1 dollars for every such offtn.re, to be. recovered in the name of the ConIt'd erate States oft Amusrica in at v' court of competent jurisdiction. -• e 5( . Atnd be it jskrther -eracted, That trom and after the day when this art goes into effect, the franking privilege. ,-lall be aboliished; provided, that the P'ostmaster (;Geer al and his chief clerks, and the Audi tor of the Treasury for the 'ost,fficc e1),l,:rtmtent shall b asid they are. hereby authorized to transmit throuhli the mails, tree ot' postage, any settera, packages, or other mat - tees relating exclusively to their otfli cial duties, or to th,- business of the. l'ostoiice Departmenut; but they shall in every such case endorse, of the hack of the letter or packages tee b," sent free of pos.tage over their own signature-s, the words, 'Otlicial busi ness.'and t',r any such endorserment falsely made., the person so offiending shall tfrtfeit and pay taxesr $300; anud prurided further, the several )l.eyuy 'ostumasters throughout the Clonutiedr ate Shall shall be and hereby are au thorized to send through the mail. t'ree of posttage tall hletters and pack age;s which it may be their duty, or they may have occasion to tr:ti.s-.it to any picrsonr or place, and which shall relate exclusively to the busni nesws of their respective offices, or to the business of the lPostoffice Depart mtent; buit in every such case the I)eputy Postmuaster sending any such letter or package shall endo.rse there on, over his own signatutre, the words ,l'ostotlice business,' arnd ifor any and eve:ry such endors&ement, ifalsely madle, the person making tihe same shall forfeit and pay 8300. Sec. 6 And be it furthetr enacted, That the third section of an act en titled an act furti'er to amenid 'an act erititled an act to reduce and mad fy the rates of postage its the Unaited States, and for other purposes, pass ed March 3. 1851,' approved March 3, 1855, whereby the letter registra tion system was established,be and in hereby repealed from and after the day when this act goes into etffiet, "Sec. 6 Be it fi.rther enacted, etc, 'That no letters shall be carried by the expr.. or =other .ebartere4l, cornpan ies, unless "the saiie shall be prepaid by beiqg eiiclosed in a stamped en velopef this Confoderecy; and any company violating the provision of this act shall forfeit and pay the sum of 8500 for each'offense to be recov ered by action of debt in any.court'ef this Confoder~ey having pognjzance thereof, in the name and for the use of this Confederacy. See. S Be it father enacted, That the Postminster General of the Con feiderate : S: :- le and is hereby au thorizeld t, s;,ka all necessary a'r rangenw:,-s 'or the transportation of nails twta .tn :,he territories of this and othel :-'vernments, suhject to the approval ,f the President auntil postal treaties can be efrected." "Passed. Feb. 21L, 1561." PROPECTU S oF THE BOSSIER BANNER. F~I2E Bossier B3anner is published at Be-llevue, La., at three dollars per annum to single subscribers. Adver tisements inserted at 81 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 lmrannum.; fire dollars for six months. Advertiseanents for the year inserted on very liberal terms. TIh- Iauncer is an independent paper, and has as large a circulation as any paper pub lished in NSrtll Louisiana. Address WM. IT. 5CANLAN I), Editor and Froprietor. Read. To CountryPrlnters, & Merchants. The faci'J.ties of the Shreveport Daily Ne "s JOB OFFICE, are such as to enable us to do prin ting, Oj'any description, at Lke s, hortest n tice. Printers sending orders, can have .14 )11S done at sufficient low prices to enable thenm to realize a i, * rofit, on the samne. T/c Mloney must always a -compUany the order. Country inmerchants, can save time, trouble, and expense, by sending all their orders for JOB PRINTIN(;, at the News Office. Shreveport. La. 'Tens invariably CAsH. 43-v1-1v Ilorsc Shoeing Two I)ollars. mnoxC IStrlangers' G axids-. CoURT ,Ho.i ' Tlexas street, on Ed wards. BRINC W CITIZENS' liANK, Milan st. cornmer Market. Post ()FFICl, Market street, near 31ilamun. PRESHYTERIAN C('uR 'cu. Rlv-. $sr. M' Alistter,,n Market and Niiln -ts.. IBPTI'isT CHURcH, Rev. G. Tucker, conmer of 'ark~t and 'l'eravis sts. METlIDn nIrTCieirPI, Rtv ~.. MSnurat corner of Market and Fannin sts. LPISCOPALIAN ChliR(i', ReV. A. 1 lus=se-ll, cornier o~f11Marketandl Fani streets. CAvrutiLc CIfIR'I, JtRe'V. ,. Tirr'ne. o1 Fannini, between Edward and Mar shall street. " ItAELITr CH'R('II Rev. F. Sarnr., 'Texas str. near the I 'exrt louse-. . lA I t. S]hreveport Prices G..e]I . . Cos-ccted Erpressly for the 'Daily Ri I usaU ....... ... 8 ' i i CO FRE, ...... .. 25 a' ::: RIca. . ........... 7)@ ' f BAcoN, Shoulders. 1 4 a 4i) l ia - .... 16 `i 0) U , Sides..... 00 'a . LARD.. ....R...... 15: a) 17 ItROE.......... JO a) I1'2 IRON ............ 5 7 SIRON (CO"ToN 'I'(.S, 0 10) (CANl)h.U ......-. 2 2 , CH EE:r .......... 12.4& 11 SPI'NY.a'\R. 27Ira - LEAD .-. .. 9) I SWHlsK\', " gall .. "15 ' 0, MIOL..1SS. . 33 'av 4) (OIL, Lard..--- 1 5:i) ra. Lins-ed. ... 75 ' kPlovR, "V Darr(el.. . 0) 0o00 ' )o) ,0 T' l'exas 100 lbs 3 00 'a; .4 5 I'ORK............ 28 00 >J(30 LIMr ............ 5 00 rG - VINE;AR......... 5 50 a) (; .," I CEMENT ......... 4 00 a - r POTATOEs, ' barrel 50 'a 0 o1) -R.AuatINo, India... 16 14 Kecntucky 1 -' 2 ' Cons, ' bus~hel... a55 0'a 1 OATS.............. 00. 1a.00 BRAN, 'P cwt ... .. 1 15 'a-- I HAY. ....... ... 2 75 'a ,POwuDER, ' Keg.. 18 00 '(20) 4o1 I NALS.............. 6 00 'a 7 () r ST, ' bag..... 2 37.ra 2 ;.3 SALT, ' Sack.... 0 00 r 3 0: l- ' l'REIUItrI ...... 1 00 'a 2 0.; Dow., Co'r'', o.. 0 00 'a Shreveport C.ottonl 3lurvicc (.Correrted Expressly for the Daily Nc ar. Inferior................ 0 ri 0I Ordinary -...........-- 0 'a ( (;ood ()rdiarv.........(0 'a, . Low Middling....... 7 ' Middling ... -........ 5' t Good Middling. ...... 9 'ij:(' 1Nely (rltcnani 1rice-s (t'rnre,. St; AR,..... .--- 3 m . (OFF:EE, - - - - - - - - '4 r 1 IL(' :............. :; 'a . BIA('CN, Shoulders.. 1 :7 z 1:; 1la ..... 17 i" 2A0 Sides..... 17 ,iG .) .AR ............ ... . I6 ' 1 IOre,.............. 00 .L ;. 1 1(tu L .. ...... .... 4.. i ' ; " CAHNDLEs.......... 21.. )l 'i "t j l,: E . i .......... OU o, 0 SSPINYAltRN.... ... 00 'a1 IEAD ........... 0 a) 1)0 WHISKY, ' gall. - 37 MOLASSEs ...... .. . aW 2, LARD OIL, ....... (- O a I ' ., 11 Linseed, . .. I 50 'a 2 (e FI.oUR,' barr'el.. 7 00 'a tt it 'ORR............. :30 00 'a0) (O') l A. 1E . . .. . . .... . 2 0 0 'a :' ) " VINI:(AR,.......... 0-. ) : '3 i '5 ('m I NT. .......... . 0 . 0 "'a-. I'O)I'AT'ES, P bbl . 5 00 'a 6 00) L.aut;!t. N , India. .. 14 r. 1I Kei t ucky, . 15e'liv , It. C'oRn. ' buslel... ta () s ........ .... 0 )0 0 : () ;1 lIRAN, 100 lbs .. 1 35 3'a 0(' I.%AY, P 1(n. ...... 39 0) "00 . (10 i)) I'',wJ r.n, P kg.. 13 0() 4r I., till N IL -.. .......... 0 07 ir Shir. , T g ..... "2 50 a. ; )0 SAI.!'. 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