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Thomaston, Ga., .Jan* 11 1862
Roarilusr matter on every Page.
New Postage Act.
The following law han been enacted by the
Congress of the Confederate States of American
An Act to prescribe the rates of Postage in the
Confederate States of America , and other
The Congress of the Confederate States of America,
do enact, That from and after such period as the Post
master-General may, by proclamation, announce, there
shall be charged the following rates of postage, to-wit:
For every siuglo sealed letter, and for every letter in
manuscript or paper of any kind, upon which informa
tion shall be asked for or communicated in writing, or
by marks or signs, conveyed in the mail for any dis
tance between places within the Confederate States of
America, not exceeding five hundred miles, five cents ;
and for any distance exceeding five hundred miles,
double that rate ; and every letter or parcel not exceed
ing half an ounce in weight shall be deemed a single
letter, and every additional weight of half an ounce, or
additional weight less than half an ounce shall be charg
ed with additional single wastage; and all packages
containing other than printed or written matter—and
money packages are included in this class shall be
rated by weight as letters are rated, and charged the
rates of postage on letters ; and all drop letters, or let
ters placed in any post-office not for transmission, but
for delivery onlv. shall be charged with postage at the
rate of two cents each ; and in all the foregoing cases
the postage must be pre-paid by stamps; and in all the
letters which shall hereafter be advertised as remain
ing over or uncalled for in any post-otliee, shall be
charged with two cents each in addition to the regular
postage, both to be accounted for as other postage of
POSTAGE ON NEWSPAPERS, PAMPHLETS, AND
OTHER PRINTED MATTER, BOOKS INCLUDED.
And be it further enacted, That all the Newspapers
published within the Confederate States of America,
not exceeding three ounces in weight, and sent from
the otlice of publication to actual and bond fide sub
scribers within the Contederate States, shall be charged
with postage as follows, viz: The postage on the regu
lar numbers of a newspaper published weekly, shall be
ten cents per quarter ; papers published semi-weekly,
double that amount; papers published six times a
week, six times that amount, and papers published
daily, seven times that amount. And on newspapers
weighing more than three ounces, there shall be charg
ed on each additional ounce in addition to the forego
ing rates, on those published once a.week, five cents
per ounce, or fraction of an ounce, per quarter; on
those published twice a week, ten cents per ounce
per quarter ; on those published throe times a week,
fifteen cents per ounce per quarter ; on those published
six times a week, thirty cents per ounce per quarter ;
and on those published daily, thirty-five cents per ounce
And periodicals published oftener than bi-monciil}
shall be charged as newspapers.
And other periodicals, sent from the office of publi
cation to actual and bond fide subscribers, shail be
charged with postage as follows, viz : The postage on
the regular numbers of a Periodical, published within
the Confederate States, not exceeding one and a half
ounces in weight, and published monthly, shall be two
and a half cents per quarter; and for every additional
ounce or fraction ofan ounce, two and a half cents ad
ditional; if published semi-monthly, double that
amount. And periodicals published quarterly or bi
monthly, shall be charged two cents an ounce ; and
regular subscribers to newspapers and periodicals shall
be required to pay one quarter’s postage thereon in
advance, at the office ol delivery, unless paid at tno
office where published.
And there shall be charged upon every other news
paper, and each circular not scaled, hand-bill, engrav
ing, pamphlet, periodical and magazine, which shall
be unconnected with any manuscript or written mat
ter, and not exceeding three ounces in weight, and
published within the Confederate States, two cents ;
and for each additional ounco or fraction of an ounce,
two cents additional; and in all cat*es the postage shall
be pre-paid by stamps or otherwise, as the Postmaster-
General shall direct.
And Books, bound or unbound, not weighing over
four pounds, shall be deemed mailable matter, and
shall be charged with postage, to be pre-pafd by
stamps or otherwise, astho Post-Master General shall
direct, at two cents an ounce for any distance.
And upon all newspapers, periodicals and books, as
aforesaid, published beyond the limits of the Confed
erate States, there shall be charged postage at double
the foregoing specified rates.
The publishers of newspapers or periodicals within
the Confederate States, may send and receive to and
from each other, from their respective offices of publi
cation, one copy of each publication, free of pos.
All newspapers, unsealed circulars, or other unseal
ed printed transient matter, placed in any post-office,
not for transmission but. for delivery only, shall be
charged postage at the rate of one cent each.
— ~ NOTICE.
DURING MV ABSENCE, in service on the Coast,
Lewis Hamburger will take charge of my Books,
unrl is authorized to make collections and give receipts
w 9< i*;t ttm A R H ROD ICR.
Attention the Universe!
hut TRA YXjBR ; £
I HAVE procured the services oOliless P. Meadows,
who has practiced Medicine for 7 years, and as an
evidence of his success and skill, is willing to count
graves with any Doctor, South. He holds himself in
readiness at all* hours, to put up prescriptions, and gitv
Medical advice, die.
BRING UP YOUR CASH GENTS,
And loan: rny prices, before purchasing elsewhere
and you will say at once, that
HUT TEA YLEESI)R UGS
arc cheaper, and make better
than any other MAN’S DRUGS.
, Hut Trayler,
TO THE PEOPLE OF UPSC K
FRIENDS : Thanks to a kind providence, all ir
Owing to the unexampled health of you, for which I
feel humbly thankful. Now friends, bring up you
cash, and buy rny DRUGS; and by that means I wil
be enabled for a while to drug you, and keep you from
My Drugs will as ever be composed of
w ines & lirandies.
For familv (uses onlv. of course.) with a large mix
ture of nil patent MEDICINES, PERFUMERY, &c.
lease |>ay your old
Thom as ton December. 22. 1860. ly.
A. C. PARMELEE,
U FA CTURER,
SIGN OF THE GOLDEN BOOT.
All branches of the Boot and Shoe business will be
neatly executed with dispatch, and at exceedingly low
prices. He is prepared to make up the farmers leather
into plantation shoes at the shortest notice.
He respectfully solicits a liberal patronage of the
public generally. Give him a call before going else
where, for he guaranties to please.
Nov., 9,1861. 6m*
SYDEXIIAM ACEK. JNO. P. IVBRSOS
ACEE &. IVERSON,
DBUGOISTB AND CHEMISTS’
SIGN OF GOLDEN BAGLB,
DEALERS in Foreign and Domestic Drugs, Medi
cines, Chemicals, Acids. Fine Soaps, Fine Hair and
Tooth Brushes, Perfumery*, Trusses and Shoulder
Braces, Surgical and Dental instruments, pure Wines
and Liquors for Medicinal purposes, Medicine Chests,
Gluss, Paints, Oils, Varnishes, Dye Stuffs, Fancy and
Toilet Articles, Fin** Tohaeco and Havnna Segars, &c..
A*\ janA —H.
CLA RK & FULLER’S
AMBROSIAL OIL .
CLARK, GREGORY & CO.,
Headache. “Earache, Toothache, in three minutes
Rheumatism, Coughs, Neuralgia,. Colds, Erysipelas.
Bronchitis, Dvspepsia, Colic, Cramps, Inflamed Eyes,
Chronic Bore Eyes, Sore Throat. Cuts, Burns, Bruises,
Sprains, Chapped Hands, Piles Ulcers. Diarrhoea, Bun
ions, Corns, Frosted Feet, Deafneos. Old Soros, Bore
Breast. Sore Nipples, Scald-Head, Ringworm, Tettei
Snake Bites, Spider Bites. Dog Bites, Rat Bites. The
world is challenged fox its equal for Scalds and Burns.
It cures Scratches on horses, Sore Eyes on horses,
Sprains. Swinny* 801 l Evil. Fistula, saddle and harness
Galls, fresh Wounds or Swellings, and is the best known
remedy to appiy to tender-footed horses from founder,
take up cjie feet and bathe well about the frog of the
foot. Cures all cutaneous diseases on man or beast.
No one medicine can cure in all cases, but we can
show more real proof of the virtue of
In its healing properties, from responsible men, who
are above being bought, that can be produced foi any
We do not assert a cure for every malady to which
file human family are subject but. w hat we proclaim
we can substantiate by living witnesses. The
Is a NASHVILLE preparation, and sold throughout
the South and Southwest by all good druggists and
general dealers. The South may be justly proud that
Dr. Clark, a native Tennessean,
after much labor Find research, has produced a really
worthy medicine, which is bound to drive out much of
the worthless imported trash with which the country
Please call at our office, where we will take pleasure
in showing letters and testimonials too numerous to
set forth in the form of an advertisement, someol which
come from Physicians in high standing, who are using
it in their practice, as they state, with marvelous el
* We challenge the world to produce a remedy so
speedy and etfectual in its healing properties,
pf* Read the evidence of the virtue oi
ClarDL tfc Fuller’s
Evidence so authentic, and from persons whose word
and standing are irreproachable. Read and be con
CLARK, GREGORY & CO..
Sole proprietors, Nashville, Tcnn.
For Sale by
F. M. PERRYMAN & BFvO.
November 24, 1860. - - ly.
RICII M O X D
THE ONLY MANUFACTORY OF TYPE
ON SOUTHERN SOIL,
South of Baltimore.
The Proprietors of the above Foundry have also united
with their Foundry, a complete
Having on hand, or furnishing to order, every
article requisite for a Printing Office,
FROM A BORBLIIXT
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We CAN and WILL manufacture in Richmond, as
good an article, and at the same specimen prices, as
any Foundry North. We respectfully solicit the pat
ronage of the South.
HENRY L. PELOUZE & CO.
We refer you to every Printer in this City. We also
desire every Newspaper in the South to copy this ad
vertisement for one month, sending us one copy of their
: paper and receive their pay for such advertisement
upon purchasing five timee the amount of their bill
from us. H. I#. P..& ro.
Aug., 31, W 1 In*
BAIL UOAI) SCHEDULES
UPSON COUNTY R., R
ON AND AFTER MONDAY, the 15th day of April,
1861. the Train will run daily (Sundays excepted)
as follows, connecting with the up and down Macon &
Western R. R. Trains, at BarnetrviJJe, for Atlanta anO
Leave Thomaston at ... - 9.45 a.rr
Arrive at The Rock .... 30.30 a. n
Arrive at Bartlesville .... 11.15 a. n
Leave Barnesville at * * 2.45 p. ir.
Arrive at The Rock .... 3.30 p. ir
Arrive at Thomaston .... 4.15 p. rr
June 2,1860—ts A. J. WHITE. Superintendent.
MACON & WESTERN R. R.
Atlanta to Macon, 103 miles—Fare $4 50
ALFRED L. TYLER, Superintendent.
On and after Sunday, the 4ih day of
August 1861. the Passenger and Mail train
will run as follows : •
Leave Macon daily at 10.00 A. M.
Arrive at Atjantaat 4.00 P. M.
Leave Atlanta daily at 1.40 P. M.
Arrive at Macon at 7.05 P. M.
The 1.40 p. m. train from Atlanta con
nects at Macon with the Central Railroad
10.00 p. m. train for Savannah, and South
Western Railroad 11.45 p. m. train for
Atlanta to Chattanooga 13S miles-Faress
JOHN. S. ROWLAND, Superintendent..
NIGHT PASSENGER TRAIN.
Leaves Atlanta daily at 7.30 P. M..
Arrives at Chattanooga at 4.10 A. M.
Leaves Chattanooga daily at 6.05 P. M.
Arrives at Atlanta at 2 32 A. M,
EXPRESS FREIGHE, MAIL AND PASSENGER
Leaves Atlanta daily at 3 00 A. 31..
Arrives at Chattanooga at 231 P. M.
Leaves Chattanooga daily at 1.50 A. M.
Arrives at Atlanta at 1.00 p. 31.
This Road connects, each way, with the
Rome Branch Railroad at Kingston, the
East Tennessee & Georgia Railroad at Dal
ton and the Nashville & Chattanooga Rail
road at Chattanooga.
Augusta to Atlanta, 171 rniles-Fare §5 50
GEORGE A OUNGE, Superintendent.
M 0 R NIN O PABBE NG E R T U AIN.
Leaves Atlanta daily at 7.00 A 3L
Arrives at Augusta at 5 55 P. M.
Leaves Augusta daily at 8.30 A. M.
Arrives at Atlanta at 715 P. 31,
NIGHT PASSENGER AND MAIL TRAIN.
Leaves Atlanta daily at 740 P. M.
Arrives at Augusta at 548 A. 31.
Leaves Augusta daily at 400 P. 31.
Arrives at Atlanta at 2.05 A. 3i
TO CONNECT WITH THE ATHENS AND
Leaves Augusta daily at S.BO A. 31.
Arrive at Athens at 455 p jyi.
Leaves Atlanta daily at 7.00 A. 31.
Arrives at Washington at 4.15 P. M.
Leaves Athens daily at 9.00 A. M.
Arrives at Augusta at 555 p. jyi.
Leaves Washington daily at 10.00 A. M.
Arrives at Atlanta at 7.15 p M.
TO CONNECT WITH THE WARRENTON
Leaves Augusta daily at 4.00 P. M.
Leaves Atlanta “ at 7.00 A. 3L
Arrives at Warren ton at 7.50 P. M.
Leaves Warrenton daily at 2.00 P. M.
Arriives at Augusta at 5.55 P. M.
Arrives at Atlanta at 2.05 A. M.
This Road connects with the South Car
olina and Savannah & Augusta Roads at
Maysville Kentucky Jeans.
4 BALES, 4-4 heavy brown Jeans, manufactured at
Maysville Ky. For sale by
WOODSON & REDDING
July 27th. ’6l. nom 35 t-f
N. O. Syrup,
20 N - 0 Syrop - price
WOODSON & FKx>r p a
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