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In the family of Jacob. were pro- '.
duced the usual fruits of a divided
household. Loab was hated and b?iq
had good reason' to know the fact;
jealousies and heart burnings filled
the day e; yet there were acknowledged
blessings also. By the birth of Reu
ben, the first son, Leah hoped to win j
the love of Jacob. Then followed
Simoon, whom she devoutly received
as the gift of Jehovah., When Lett
came, she said: "Now this time will
Imy husband be joined unto me, be
cause I have borne him three sons."
Upon Judah's arrival she said: "This
time will 7 praise Jehovah." Thus in
Leah, love for Jacob and worship of
. Jehovah were blended.
Baohel was petulant and envious,
and her words stirred the indignation
of Jacob. The incident that followed
must be read in the light of their time
and not be judged by the standards of
the Twentieth Century. Dan and
Nophl?li and Gad* and Asher and Is*
saoher and Zebulun and* Joseph sue
ceasively called Jacob father.
DIAMOND CUT DIAMOND.
By thrift and strict attention to
everyday duty on tho part of Jacob,
the possessions of Lab an were mighti
ly inoreased withal. Jacob desired in
dependence. But Laban preferred to
retain Jacob, because he could truly
' say, "Jehovah hath blessed me for thy
sake." The immediate outcome was
a fresh bargain. The measures' taken
were precisely those of a shrewd man
who aooounts himself always as num
ber one, to be looked after and profit
p.: : ed every time and all the time. La
'bau and Jacob were smart, and both
schemed warily. It was a olear case
of diamond out diamond.
PROFIT COMER TO JACOB.
Then the oonditiona were reversed,
and still tbe profit and the increase
'.came to Jaoob. Meanwhile his fami
ly was distinctly separated from that
of Laban, Jaoob being essentially his
own master, yet in close business re
lations with Laban. Jehovau had
spoken to Jaoob and said: "Return to
the land of thy nativity." And now
his wives took a hand in the family
affairs with a terrible arraignment of
their father: "Is there any portion or
inheritance for as in osr father's
house? Are we not acoounted by him
as foreigners? For ho hafch eold no,
and qui to devoured our money* * * **
Now, then, whatsoever Clod hath said
unto thee, do." It was high time
for a ohange, as strife was almost cer
Laban is away, busily engaged in
cheep-shearing, and will not return
for several days. There is hasty,
gathering up of all the possessions of
Jaoob, his wives, his eleven sons, his
numerous servants, his cattle and
sheep, his household goods, and all
personal belongings; never, a woid
Bf;;-being nent to Laban concerning the
departure. The final destination is
Beersheb*, Isaac's home. Jacob is
now strong and rioh; he takes what is
clearly his own, though Laban's sons
deny his right. But Kachel is the
special sinner of the aroop, for she
steals the teraphim that belong to her
Now these little images of rudei hu
man shape are held sacred as givers of
prosperity and guardians of the home.
The offense' of stealing the teraphim
is, therefore, no trifling matter, and it
may cost the whole family dear, laut
Baohel thinks little of that possibili
ty, and perhaps oares less, as the car
avan moves on, crossing the river Eu
phrates and heading toward Mount
Gilead. i f
AN ANGltY PURSUIT.
Threo days pass. Word comes to
Laban concerning the flight of Jacob*
He discovers the loss of his teraphim.
Calling together some, tribesmen, hp
starts in hot pursuit, on the seventh
day reaching Jacob in Gilead, where
he had camped. But; for a warning
received by Laban in a night vision,
it had now gone ill with Jaoob. A
sharp colloquy displaces a fight, in
which Jaoob shows his strength and
manliness, and Laban his hypocrisy
Mere vaporing words were those of
Laban, in claiming that had Jacob
mentioned his desire to leave he would
have sent him away "with mirth and
with 8?ngs,with tabrefc and with harp,"
and that in his secret flijrht Jacob had
"done foolishly." But when Laban
oharges theft of his "gods," jaoob is
indignant, and deolares that if tho
teraphim be four;.), death shall be the
penalty to the holder, for ho has not
the slightest suspioion that ?uoh
judgment might fall upon his beloved
A thorough search follows. First
Jacob's tent} thea Leah's; then the
i?ni? of XUlpah and Bilhah; laai ?U
oheVs tent; but all to no purpose, at
a~Qen. Chap- XXXI
P., in St. Louie Republic.
Rachel proves herself an adept iu con
cealment and deception, and no bint of
guilt is shown upon her matronly,
yet handsome face. Laban's quest has
And now Jacob is bot with anger.
Be has-been 'outraged by tho charge
and doubly outraged by the search:
"Whereas, thou ha?t felt about all my
stuff, what hast thou found of all thy
household stuff; set it here before my
brethren and thy brethren, that they
may judge betwixt us two!" He
sharply rehearses the history of his
twenty years with Laban, and declare?!
"God hath seen mine affliction and tho
labor of my hands, and rebuked- thoo
Laban is appeased. A heap of
atones is raised, as a memorial and a
witness, and Jacob calls it Mispah, or
watch to ver that shall deter eaoh from
injuring the other. Each makes oath
to the other; a' feast follows; Laban
returns to Heran; Jaoob takes up his
march toward Canaan. The angels of
God meet him and give encouragement;
they are always nearer than we think,
with loving ministries in the time of
Iv[ BED AND SUPPLANTER.
Esau, the "red'* hunter, is not far
from Jacob's route. He must be re
conciled, if still angry. So Jaoob
Honda messengers, with soft words,
"to tell my lord, that I may find favor
in thy sight." In due time the mes
sengers return, not oomfortably as
sured by the outcome of their mission;
they only know that Esau is approach
ing with 400 men, whereat Jaoob is
"greatly afraid and distressed." It
verily seems that Jacob's evil chick
ens are coming home to roost. The
shadow of Nemesis is again falling
First, he plans like a wise general;
then he betakes himself to prayer for
divine guidance, for he is in great
straits, and no human power can cer
tainly avail; then he sends prinoely
presents, if possible to discover Esau's
purpose, if he is coming with evil in
tent; last, he sends by night his
whole family over the brook Jabbok,
while he remains alone; his crucial]
time is at hand; for awhile he needs
PRINCE OF OOD.
Jaoob is passing on eventful night,
so one can suitably portray the long
and painful struggle that marks the
hours until day break. Out of the
discipline of the past is to emerge a
mew man. There has been much of
darkness, but now there shall come
light. God has been molding him!
through all the years. It has re
quired a lifetime almost, hut there
suit is certain. The orisis is upon
him. Every fibre of his spiritual na
ture is, aflame by reason of oontaot
with the divine. ? The mean and sor
did in him is being purified as by fire.
No longer shall he be thought of as
supplanter; henceforth he is a Prince
of God; his name shall no more be
Jaoob, but Israel.
FACE TO 7AO?.
The eastern sky becomes brighter
with sunrise glow. . Jacob girds him
self and crosses the brook Jabbok,
From the ridge beyond he sees the
wide, aweep from Jerioho to Mount
Tabor. Below is the Jordan Valley,
flanked by the plain and palms of Jer
ioho. It is the springtime of nature,
but the harvest time' of lifo, with Ja
cob, who has at laBt learned the utter
futility of striving against God on the
effort to have his own way.
Yonuer'gleam the spears of Esau's
four hundred. .Jaoob arranges his
people tactically: First, the hand
maids and their children. Secondly,
Leah and her ohildren. Thirdly, Ra
chel and her ohildrep, "Joseph hind
er most." Then he goes to tho front
alone. If a fatal blow shall be struok
he will meet it in his own person. He
bows himself to the ground seven
times whilo approaching Esau.
Marvel of marvels I Esau runs to
meot him; embraces him; again and
again kisses him; they weep together.
Esau shows magnanimity of character, j
He might have destroyed, but he bears
no malice; his throat to murder-Ta?
cob is forgotten; he is ready to be
friend.aqd proteot. To Jaoob's prof
fer of gifts, Esau says: '% havo
enough, my brother; let that whioh
thou hast be thine," but upon strong
urging, he accepts. With utmost
kindness they separate, each to go his
own way, one to rule away from tho
land of promise, the other to walk in
paths of divine appointment iu ac
ceptance of tho promise made to Abra
ham and to Isaac and renewed to Ja
cob as Israel.
They meet yet once again when
Isaac, their father, "old and fall of
days," is "gathered unto his people,"
and in the cave of Machpelah the
mortal remains of lease are entombed
by his two sons, Eeau and Jaoob.
Fertile Lands in Alaska."
Seattle, Nov. 26.--Tho experi
ments couduoted by the agents of the
agricultural department in Alaska
during tha past summer have demon
strated beyond a doubt that tbe Ter
ritory is capable of sustaining an
agricultural population of upwards of
3,000,000 people. This is the opinion
of Prof. 0. 0. Gcorgoson, the special
agent of the agricultural department,
who bas had general oharge of the ex
periment work in the Territory for the
past three years. Prof. Georgeson
arrived from Sitka this morning on
the steamer Senator and is on his way
East to- compile during the coming
winter months' his annual report to
the Secretary of Agriculture. He
will tell of successful attempts whioh
have been made during the last season
to raise grains north of the sixty-first
parallel of latitude, of horses turned
loose in the fall in the interior of the
Territory, coming through the winter
in good condition,' of cattle and sheep
left to themselves for years not only
living without feed through the win
ter seasons, but multiply .ng .rapidly,
and the sheep producing a good dip
of wool each season. AH these and
many other astonishing things will be
inoluded in the account of the obser
vations of the Government agents for
the season. In /an interview given
out here last evening Prof. Georgeson
"The results of our investigations
have simply been astonishing. The
leading feature of the work this sea
Bon was the experiments conducted in
the interior along the line of produc
ing crops. I have this season seen
rye raised at Rampart City whioh was
sown in August, 1900, and which oamo
through the winter in excellent condi
tion and matured August 1 this year.
Barley sowed in May was ripe on Au
gust 18. Wheat and oats were a little
later in ripening, but oame through
and made a good orop, maturing in
excellent oondition. For three years
I have produced excellent orbps of
T?hoat at the Sitka station. "It made
this summer a trip from Eagle City to
Valdes, a distance of 435 miles, and
all that distance, and for a ditanoe
of fifteen miles on either side of the
trail travelled, there is a fertile coun
try of not less than 2,000,000 acrcss,
all of whioh is now excellent grazing
land, and one-third to one-half of
whioh is oapable; with comparatively
little expenditure of labor, 02 being
broken up and made to produce crops.
I found ripe grain growing at two
plaoes on the route, the mouth of
Steel Creek and Copper Center. There
is not the slightest doubt that the
country can be made immensely pro
ductive in agricultural industries. I
have seen horses whioh were turned
out by miners in the fall oome through
the winter in good condition and soon
get fat in the spring. I have seen
sheep raised by the Alaska Commer
cial Company the year round without
feed. I venture to assert that if the
agricultural possibilities of tha Terri
tory were developed it would sustain
no less than 3,000,000 people in self -
sustaining industry. There is need
of a survey of the Territory and the
application to it of the homestead
laws, and it will then be ready to be
made a State."?New York Evening
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? A Marysville sohoolma'am was
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The Colooel Abo Took SesetWox
One of tho campaign stories that
floated through the cloakroom' yester
day, related to Senator Fairbanks of
Indiana, and Governor Shaw, of Iowa.
Acoording to the story these two ora
tors were stumping Kentucky.
Afte: a successful meeting the Ken
tucky oolonel who had the two Repub
lican statesmen in ohargo, invited
them into the hotel barroom for re
"What'll you have?" ho asked Sen
"A little oold Apollinaris," was the
"And you?" said the host to Gov
"I think I will have a glass of but
The barkeeper turned to the Ken
tuokian. "What shall I give you,
oolonel?" he asked.
The Kentuoky gentleman heaved a
long sigh. "Under the circumstan
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me a piece of pi?."? Washington Post.
, ? Cotta, Saxony, has adopted an
odd method of enforcing the payment
of delinquent tax?e. A printed list
of the names of the delinquents is
hung in every restaurant and drinking
place in the town, and those who are
on it cap get neither meat nor drink
at these plaoes, as the owners are
under penalty of Iosb of lioeose.
? The human body, it has been
found is shorter at night than in the
morning, . due to the weight of the
body compressing the intervert?bral
cartilages! During sleep, or while in
a reonmbent position, the pressure
being removed, their natural elastioity
enables them to resume their normal
size, consequently the height of an
individual will vary from three-eighths
to half an inch between morning V?nd
? Sleepy grass is found in New
Mexioo, Texas and Siberia. It has a
most injurious effect on horses and
sheep, being a strong narootio or seda
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stupor lasting twenty-four to forty
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FRED. O. BROWN, FRANK A.
Pres. and Treas.
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(Sign here) ...
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\ Ills Humble Beginning.
Thet%\vktJeytA|n great man here in
town who DM-iNothing qu? te soumch
as answering per*,^ ^tiona. He
dined out on arecenv ^Qft8i0Ilj and
the guest of honor was %u English
woman who is filled with the x?^gfc
and most ingeniously expressed iout,
est in America and Amerioans.
"I find ycu perfectly wonderful
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Your poor boys grow up to bo million
aires aud your great men have had tho
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"Madam," he said, "I began lifo as
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? Wigg?"Bjones would rather ar
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o land was prepared, with what imple
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the wheat, when planted, and anything
hod to produce wheat in this State.
. C,.'. 1901.
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ent hereto attaohed. I name.
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-, 1st, 1902, to compare results, in the
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