~For the CABLN E V.
Lines suggested by the appertrance of the
Comet in the autumn of 1825.
Jehovnh did no length of means employ;
He said, “Let there be light,” and
forth it shone;
The sons ot God broke forth in shouts for
1 he morning stars, in praise, flam'd
round hi 9 throne.
Ten thousand times ten thousand worlds
For when Jehovah spoke the work was
The heavens beam‘d forth in globes of
As from his hand he tost each brilliant
At the % aberrant stranger, millions gaze;
In mute astonishment the wisest stand,
Wondering arid wondering, what can be
That sweeps the sky and overhangs the
Thou com’st careering thro’ the distant
From dreary regions wrapt in sable
Where no bright suns in glittering
Nor moons array’d in robes of borrowed
Sav, in what lurid lonesom 0 nook of space
The Almighty kindled up that tram of
0 point me to that silent, solemn place!
Where first thy gloomy beam began to
Is this the only visit thou hast paid
This earth of sin, of misery and dis
Hast thou been travelling since the world
And never yet attain‘d thy starting
Sweep on! sweep on, thro’ space‘3 bound
Fly ’flaming round her distant, wide
Sweep the broad circle of immensity,
Then backward to thy place of start
Mv fancy fain would take the wing and
With thee, thro’ all thy lonesome
But fancy loiters in the distant sky.
And bold conjecture‘s feeble lamp dies
YVhattho* my fancy fail to trace thee here?
What tho’ conjecture's flickering lamp
The time is coining—O. that time is near!
When God shall thunder from his
throne on high.
When God shall thunder—then shall
Fill all the guilty sons of earth with
The sun himselfgrow “black as sackcloth
The stars diall fall, the moon as blood
In that great day, where wilt thou
Wilt thou he wreck and on times far dis
And like the stranger dying on the sea.
Thy birth, thy life and all thy glory
Yes, when each planet’9 numbered rout
When nature struggles out her final
When yon bright sun shall set to rise no
One trace of all thy glory shan't be
But there's a spark within the Christian’s
Kindled by him who bid the planets
Destin’d to dwell forever with the blest
It mo* ks description, for it is the
SOUL. R. F.
Woman—was made of a mans rib.
Many frivolous queries have
been proposed concerning this
circumstance ill the creation
■'Woman; but it ought to sat-
Hfy us, that this made of her
Krmadon was most agreeable
lo the divine wisdom; and
? from it may be suggested some
practical hints, of no s t all im
portance in domestic life
I The woman was taken not out
from the head of man, to usurp
authority over him; nor from
his feet, to be trampled on by
him; but from his side, to be
regarded as himself; under his
arm, to be protected; and near
his heart; to lie beloved by
A clergyman catechising the
• youths of his parish, put the
first question in Heidelberg’s
j Catechism to a girl— ‘ What is
your only consolation in lift
and dealhV’ The poor girl
smiled, and no doubt felt
queer, but did not answer. The
priist insisted—“ Well then,”
said she, “If I must tell, it is the
little shoemaker that wears a
A hungry Scotchman took
up a raw egg, cracked the.
shell, and was raising it to his
mouth when his ear was sud
denly saluted by the shrill pipe
of an unborn chicken.—“Ye
spoke too late” cried Sawney,
and down went the pullet,
feathers and all.
A Hibernian on his first
shooting excursion, shot a bird
and seeing something fall,
1 went to the foot of the tree,
where he picked up a frog,
(supposing it to be the bird)
and put it into his pocket.
The frog kept such a contin
ual kicking, that his compan
ion asked him what made his
bird kick so! Och? said Pat,
I shot all the feathers off, and
poor thing it is cold.
One moonlight night as Jack
was leading his father home
from the tavern, where his po
tations had been to deep and
strong for his head, the old
tipier raised his foot to step o
ver the shadow of the sign
post. ‘What—what is that?’
quoth the old man. ‘Nothing
but the sign,’ replied the duti
ful son. Sign—sign of what,
demanded the votary of Bac
cus. ‘Why, a sign that youj
are drunk, father,’ replied
Description of a party of pleasure.
We went out clean—we
came home dirty. We went
out sober—we came home
drunk. We went out well—
we came home sick. We went
out laughing—we came home
crying. We went out sound—
we came home broken. We
went out with cash—we came
home monyless. We went
out for air—we came home
full of dust.
School Dialogue.... The following con
versation is said to have taken place in a
school house in-
Scholar, (reading.) T-e-a. Teach
er. Well what does t-e-a spell?
Scholar. I don’t know sir Teacher.
What does your mother drink at
breakfast— Scholar. Rum, sir.
Will be sold on the first Tuesday
in August next, at the Court
House in Warrenton, Warren coun
ty, between the usual hours of sale,
the following property, to wit:
One negro girl Mai in da, a
bout eighteen years of age; Levied on
as the property of Jesse I) Grom, to
sati fy two executions one in favor of
Milton Anthony and the other in favor
of Asa Holt vs. the said Jesse D Green,
property pointed out bv the defendant.
Two hundred and fifty Three
acres of nak and hickory land, more or
less, lying on the waters of Williams
Creek, adjoining lands of Vtoses Alexan
der and others,levied on by a constable
and returned to me as the property of
Mathew Moore to satisfy two executions
issued out of a justices court in favor of
Henry B. I hornpson against the said
One negro girl, by the name
of Mary, about ten years of age; levied
on as the property of 13. S Harrison, to
satisfy four executions in favor of Thom
as Persons and one in favor of Charles
H. Porter, against B. S. Harrison, 13. T.
Harrison and Mordica Johnson security
on the appeal, arid Robert C. Parham, se
curity on the stay of Execution, levy
made and returned to me by a constable.
The undivided interest of
Dickerson D. Cosby, in two negroes, a
‘Oman by the name of Heoy, about
forty-four years ot age and her child
Washington three yeais old, levied
on by a constable and returned to nie aw
•he property of the said Cosby, to sa is
fy an execution in favor of Abaci
Rog erg vs. the said Hi Icerson I). Cosby.
One negro woman by the
name of Jenny, age not known, levied on
by a constable and returned to me as the
property of Jesse Darden dec. to satesfy
three executions in favor ot Man Dona
vent, vs Homy Gibson executor of Jesse
One huudred acres of pine
land, more or less; on the waters ol
Reedy Creek, adjoining lands of John
Williams and others—Also one hun
dred acres of pine laud, more or less,
on the waters of Reedy rr-ek, adjoining
lands of Briton Carroll and others, levied
on by a constable and returned to me as
‘he property of John Kent, to satisfy
■*undry executions in favor of Thomas
SVestbay against the said John Kent.
Two negroes—Bob about
fifty and Cate about forty five, levied on
to satisfy an execution in favor of the
Administrators of John D’Yampart a
gainst Jesse Bull and Adam Jones Exec
otors of Benjamin Reese, properly
pointed out by Robert Walton.
LEO,YARD PRATT, Shtf.
July 5. 1828.
Four thousand pounds of
The subscriber will sell four thou
sand pounds of Bacon cured in the
best manner, low for cash, or on a
credit until the 25 f h day of December
next, the purchaser giving small
notes with good security. Apply at
the Post (Mice.
Warrenton, June 21. 4-ts
BEMAJV'S SV.YT.J X.
A NEW EDITION of BEMAN’S
SYNTAX will be issued from the
press of the Advertiser next week.
This work is so well known in Geor
gia—has so long been the indispensa
ble companion of Murray’s Gram
mar, and claims so distinguinhed a
teacher as its author, that we cannot
doubt but a third edition will com
mand a ready sale.
Price, g 8 per 100—g4 50 per half
hundred—l2§ cents single. All or
ders, post paid, accompanied with the
cash, will he punctually attended to.
A lad between 14 and 16 years of
age, as an apprentice to the Saddle
and Harness making business. One
of steady industrious habits will meet
with good encouragement by apply
ing *o E. HALE.
Warrenton, June 21. 4-ts
Franklin College , University *>
of Georgia , 23d June, 1828. J
nnhe final Examination of the pres.
ent Senior Class in this Institu
tion, will take place on Monday the
7th July. The Examination of the
Freshman Class, on Wednesday the
SOtlt, and of tSie Sophomore Class,
on Thursday the 31st of the same
month. On Friday the Ist day of
August, the Junior Class will be ex
amined, and on Saturday the 2nd,
the Candidates for admission into
College. On Sabbath, the third, a
Commencement Sermon will be deliv
ered in flic Presbyterian Church
in Athens; on Monday the Board
of Trustees will meet; on Tuesday,
the sth, a part of the members of
the Junior Class attached to the two
Societies in College will deliver Ora
tions of their own composition; and
Wednesday the Gill day of August,
will he the annual commencement.
During the occasion, an Oration will
be delivered by Judge Clayton, and
also, by Judge Berrien, as Represen
tatives of the Dcmosthenian and Phi
Secret ant of the University of Georgia
3rd July, 1828.
THE Officers and So and er? composing
the 12th Regiment, Geo. Militia, (War
ren ecu ty) will respect and obey the
following Staff appointment, viz. Elijah
Jones, Adjutant to said Regiment, with
the appropriate rank. It is deemed
h’ghly important that the companies
should invariably be exercised in the first
principles of Military Discipline, the ele
ments of which cannot be completely es
tablished, without joining theory to prac
tice. Therefore, the Commanding Offi
cers of Companies in this Regiment, will
be more vigilent and attentive in drilling
their respective Commands four Unit's, at
least r in every year; and they will adhere
strictly to what the law require? of them,
in organizing and enforcing a proper Pa
trol throughout their Companies, respec
tively, that the service may be peiformed
with uniformity and precision.
AARON tV. GRIER, Col.
y |jMIE Court of Enquiry, f r t!ie
JL county of Warren, hold in War
renton, on Monday the 18fI inst. no
minated the undersigned a committee
to examine and choose some suitable
place for holding General and Regi
mental Musters for said county; they
therefore notify all persons who feel
disposed to furnish the ground, to in
form someone of this committee, on
or before the 2d. Saturday in August
next, when they will meet by the hour
of 9 o’clock, A. M. to make such se
Aaron Atkins, (-5
Nathan Jones, j ~
Atiielstan Andrews, §
Benjamin Ivey, | ~~
Edmund Harris, J ?
June 21, 1828.
TIIE surviving Officers of the Rev.
olutionary Army, who received
commutation certificates, and the
surviving non-commissioned of
ficers and soldiers of that army
(not on the pension list) who re
ceived cirtificates for the promis
ed reward of eighty dollars for en
listing for the war, and continuing in
the service until its termination, are
requested particularly to send their,
names, and the names of tue places
where their nearest Post Offices are
kept, by letters addressed to Col.
Aaron Ogden, at the city of Wash
ington, who will be there ready to
receive them. This will supersede
the necessity of appointing agents, to
transact the business at the Treasu
ry Department, from whence by this
means the proper papers will be sent,
free from expense, to each individual,
showing his right to the benefit of the
benefit of the act of Congress lately
passed, in favor of the persons of the