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HALEY ITTA BENA, MISS. »♦♦♦♦♦♦«♦»♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦ MM ' FAVORITE SONS OUR BIBLE STORY by the "Highway arul Byway" Preacher (A Vision Cetwaer. the Lines of Cod's Inspired Word.) (Cop) right, 1«6, b) J. M. &l*ou.) Scripture Authority:—"And the boye grew; and Baau was a cunning hunter, a man of the held: and Jacob was a plain man, dwelling in tents. And Isaac loved Esau, because he did eat of his venslon; but ftebekah loved Jacob,"—Oeu. 25:27, a. EL.LO, Esau! Off again, are you?" called Jacob, pois ing the jar of goat's milk on his shoulder and paus ing in front of his mother's tent to look after his brother, who, equipped for the chase, was just starting out. "Which way this time?" Esau turned his head at the sound of the voice, but with out stopping he replied, bluntly: "Same old chase. Bound to get that antelope to-day." "I'd give it up, If I were you," ex claimed Jacob. "Humph! I know you would," shout ed back the hunter. "If talker depend ed on you he'd never know the taste of venison." Esau had a gdod-natured contempt for his brother. He viewed him as a Bort of a weakling, and on occasion did not hesitate to express himself on that point, as in the present instance. But although Jacob felt the thrust he ven tured no reply, but turning, entered the tent, while Esau continued at a vigor out gait down the path. It was evident that Rebekah had over heard the last remark of Esau, for as she took the jar from Jacob she ejacu, lated wilh much spirit, at the same time casting a swift glance in the direction of Isaac, who sat on the farther side of the tent: "Venison is not the only thing to be desired!" "What'S that, mother," he said" look ing up. "I say that Esau better stay at home and 'help look after things instead of trailing some frightened deer over the mountainside. We need him more than we need his venison!" Jacob did not linger to hear what reply his father would mase, but hur ried off to attend to one of the lambs which his watchful eye had discovered that morning lying with one of its legs injured. He was a careful husband man, and bad it not been for ills faith fulness, the easy-going, venison-loving Isaac would have been poorer by many a lamb, and man/ a measure of grain. And so while Esau roamed the fields with wild, free spirit, Jacob busied himself at home. He wa3 a keen cal culator. and careful manager, knowing how to obtain the largest increase, or drive) the sharpest bargain, and his mother's nature and spirit were in per fect harmony with her thrifty son. But Isaac loved Esau. He ate of his venison, and-delighted in the stories of the chase, perhaps because bis rature and train ing under the gentle Sarah had shut him out of that wild realm in which his big, strong, agile son reveled. Now Isaac had long since learned that he was no match for Rebekah's sharp tongue, and so on this occasion he maintained a discreet silence, and presently she continued her complaint. "One would think from Esau's shift less, worthless habits that the only worthy ambition in life was to Jiunt venison, and the only thing worth do ing after it was killed was to eat it." Isaac winced under the sharp thrust, and feeling that some kind of a show at defense must be made, he said: "Who was it cleaned out that den of lions after the flocks bad been rav aged? Who was it that trailed the great she bear that had killed one of the cam els, and fearlessly attacking her in her lair, and fought her in hand-to-hand conflict and slew her? Who was it who set the traps which caught the foxes that, were causing us so much trouble? Surely Esau has served us well on more than one occasion!" "All that is true," Rebekah admitted, "but if the care and management of the flocks and herds had been left to Esau, there would have been none for lions, or bears or other beasts to have troubled." "Oh, well, when the responsibility of the inheritance as elder son comes upon him be will change," apologized the fa ther. ever ready to make excuses for his favorite son. "Yes, change!" sniffed Rebekah. skeptically. "He's been changing for the worse ever since he was a boy. Never could be depended on." And It was true, for as a mere lad he had manifested I he wild free nature, and if set to tend the sheep he was more than likely to become interested in set ting some trap in the'field and forget ail about his charge. Or if sent on an er rand a »hurrying rabbit or other small animal was sure to tempt, him from the pathway and that was the last of the errand. And as he grew into young manhood, he chaffed more and more under restraint and the work and life of the home, and for this reason he made the distant fields, and Woods and moun tains his favorite retreat. Such habits were a constant source of irritation to the thrifty mother, and ihe coaxed, and scolded, and even tried to drive her recreant son to abandon such an aimless life. But it was all to no purpose, and naturally her affection and pride centered In the steady, pa tient, plodding, provident Jacob. TU h m Eli But to the mind of Isittf the disco*. I 8k)n had gone far enough, and to escape ! I further controversy he withdrew, with i out making any reply to his wife's last j : remark. And she was equally anxious to end the interview, for Isaac s ref as the set her to thinking and she j wanted to be alone. She had become ! so accustomed to Jacob's managing. and his domination next to his fuiker j In the domesuc affairs that she thought f n being ahvays in that place, and forgot that Lsaus right as elder soa j would some day change It all. : "Was it right?" she asked herself,, "when service and character and every thiug which the mother could think of except the circumstances of birth over which he had no control proclaimed him .. , , , f a, Ä the one entitled to the privileges of the elder son. erence to Esau's inheritance elder so a The drift of her thought carried her back over the years and she found her self searching her memory for light. The strange circumstances preceding the birth of the two boys and the words of the Lord when she had gone to in quire of Him concerning the matter, had never been understood by her, and now she found herself saying over and over again ihe words which the Lord had spoken so many years before: "The elder shall serve the younger. The elder shall serve the younger." So absorbed was she in her thoughts, that she did not hear footsteps, and the voice of her son at the tent dôor star tled her violently. "Who were you (alking to, mother?" "1 talking? Did I speak?" exclaimed the surprised woman, regaining her composure. "Yes," replied Jacob, "you've been saying over and over again: 'The cider shall serve the younger. The elder shall serve the younger,' just as if you were reciting your lesson or trying to mem orize a part." "Well, I don't wonder I've been speak ing aloud when my thoughts have been so wrought up and disturbed," was the nervous rejoinder, the color mounting to her cheeks as she realized that one of the hidden secrets of her heart had been revealed and that her son would next be asking for an explanation. And the request was not long delayed, for Jacob coming to his mother's side and looking searchlngly into her eyes, asked eagerly : "What do you mean, mother, by say ing: 'The elder shall serve the younger?' " The mother was troubled and per plexed. How could she explain some thing she did not and could not under stand herself? But she knew she must say something, and so she told him as simply and frankly as she could the circumstances of the Lord's message. Jacob listened with an intensity that almost startled his mother, and when she had finished, they both sat in silence for some minutes. Was it a feeling of exultation, of triumph, or simply a fervid recognition of the Divine element In his life which swept over Jacob as he sat there arid thought of his brother, and the possibilities of the future years. But suddenly a cloud swept over his face. The mother noted the change of mood; the swift descent from the ecstatic to the morose. Catching the .thought with her quick intuition which had flashed through the mind of Jacob and wrought the change, she said, as she pressed his hand, reassuringly: "But the right of the elder son? Yes, we shall have to wait!" Three days passed and no Esau. The morning he had departed he had made liia boast that he would return at night with the antelope which had so re peatedly defied his skill as a hunter, but he had not come. Little attention was given the matter, for he often remained away days at a time. At first Isaac was disappointed at not getting his treat of Venison, hut as the second day wore away Into the third and still no Esau It was plain to see that he wa3 uneasy over the hunter's absence. Late In the afternoon while Jacob was busy preparing a pot of succulent beans Esau came iu weary and empty handed. The long tramp, the persist ent chase, the scant provisions with which he had been provided, nil told a story of a hunter weary and famished. And so the appetizing odor of the food which Jacob was preparing came to Esau's nrjstrils with a power which could not be resisted. So eager was lie for Ihe food that he did not notice the sarcasm of Jacob as he asked: "Well, where's father's venison?" "Give me." he exclaimed, "some of that, pottage, for I am faint with hun ger!" Like a flash there came to the mind of Jacob the words his mother had spoken: "The elder shall serve the younger." But the birthright? How It loomed up before him! "Sell me this day thy birthright." ex claimed Jacob, "and you may have all the pottage you want. And it is fine!" he added, as he took a dish and began to fill it with the appetizing food. "Behold. I am at the point to die," impatiently cried Esau, "and what profit shall this birthright do to me? Let me have the pottage!" "Swear! Swear to me this day that it shall be mine," Insisted the cautious Jacob, withholding l he bowl of steaming pottage, while the pleasant aroma came crowding upon the nostrils of the fam ished Esau. "Yea, 1 swear that it shall be thine! Here! Here! Only give me to eat!" And he seized the food which Jacob placed in front of him and ate as though there was never a need but that of the physical. And as the warm, suc culent food filled his stomach, there stole over him that animal contentment which comes to those who know no higher feelings than the mere needs of the body. And when he had eaten and drunken, he rose up and went bis way. and the wily Jacob, as he watched him depart, muttered to himself: "Verily, the elder shall serve the younger." ! j ^WVWWWl/WV'AhVWyVV^ I MISSISSIPPI MATTERS^ V. WWVVWj W.WM.'VVWa'XN^ In tho Supreiai j number of imno ! handed down, ih e case of Mrs. Fannie Anderson vs. I j the Cumberland Telephone Company ! from the Circuit Court of Madison |„ o , im , tl , at a messenger bnv om .g j ployc.i l y a telephone or t degmph : company cannot be expected t° per- 1 form the work of a lineman. Mrs. An dorson'p M-vear-old son was killed " bile (loin,it the work of a lineman by diction of the manager Special , U( *S* ( °* delivered the opinion hold ing that the company was liable for ^ death of the b | ly aml rev( , rS( „, , ht> case, which Mrs. Anderson lost in the lower court. In the ease of O B. Andrews vs. the Valley road, the court held that the railroad is not responsible for an as sault committed on a trespasser by one of its employes Andrews went into the company's depot at Ruleville and asked the agent to let him write a letter, and permission was granted Afterward a fight arose between them bout a private matter, and it is said that the agent did up Andrews. The court held that the agent was acting in his private capacity, and not for the company. In the case of .Tames Denmore and Willie Wallace v,?. the State, the court held that hearsay evidence may be ail mltted in criminal cases, if it directly quotes the party charged with the crime. The boys were charged with criminal assault, and after arrest, a lawyer named Celts heard them quar reling about the matter, in which cer tain admissions were made, which were admitted by the lower court and sustained by the Supreme Court. Passengers who ride on the running .boards of street own peril. P. R. Bridges, of this city, while walking on the running board of a State street car, was knocked down and thrown off. The Supreme Court held that he should have returned ( to his seat by the aisle, which was not crowded, and should not have walked on the running hoard. Court, last we Llli tant opinio The court decided, in 'nr« do to nt their ^ Financial Agent Whitney, of the State Cotton Association, has struck one section of the State where the crops are lino. Mr. Whitney lias just returned from Philadelphia. Neshoba county, where he went to attend the Neshoba County Fair and address the farmers. He says that the Neshoba County Fair is a great success, and. speaking of the crop outlook in that, section, says: "The crops fine in that section of the State—!n fact, they are the best I have seen in any part of Mississippi. I saw cotton fields near Newton that will compare favorably with the best cotton grown in the delta. It is all a mistake to ray that Mississippi will not have a fine corn crop this year I believe the yield will In' larger than that of last Reason, and I base this statement close personal observation In the sec tions of the State I have visited. Of course, in ome communities the out ir. but. the general prospect is as good as I have ever seen." look is ; I. S. Lewiß, of Polkvflle, Smith coun ty, a prosperous farmer and merchant of that section, is rejoicing in the re turn of his son, Lera Davis Lewis, who disappeared last December. Mr. Lew is. who is weiMo-do, .spent about, n thousand dollars hunting for his «on, but he was unable to get trace of him. The young man says that while way home from school he was kid naped by two men and held a prisoner for several months. He made his es cape and found himself in a distant, city, without funds or friends, and claims that ho walked 1,500 miles io order to roach his father's home, do ing odd jobs on the way foi his food. Hip, condition was pitiable when he reached home, being but poorly clad and about half starved. The young man does not know for what purpose he waa kidnaped. hi The report of the treasurer of the Mississippi Levee Board for the irmi annual period ending June 30. shows the receipts to be $081,720.66. $75,000 of this amount being realized from the Rale of certificates of indebtedness, and also including $325,480.41, which was cash on hand on (he first day of January. During the same period $590,528.95 was paid out, the largest amount paid being $181,824.63 for work in Bolivar county and $65.372.16 for work In fssaquena county. Interest to the amount of $57,500 was paid and certificates of indebtedness amounting to $150,000 were retired. The iron , urer showed that there was on hand on July 1, $90,197.71. In those towns which hav** auto mobiles the complaint is beginning to be made that the autoists have gard for speed. In some towns ordi nances have been pas;ed regulating the speed of automobiles, but the men who own and drive them do not seem to pay much attention to the laws reg ulating the speed of machines. It is more than probable that the next Leg islature will provide a law for the whole State, which will seek to do away with "scorching." An Injunction against the Gulfport A Biloxi Railroad has been granted by the Supreme Court, restricting the road from building an electric railway between Gulfport and Biloxi, anti lias been made rêturnable before Chancel lor Wood, of the coast district, at a date to be fixed later. Some of the most prominent lawyt-rs of Souih Mlt slssippl have been engaged In the case. At, the next. Legislature a deter mined effort is to be made to have the leasing of county convicts by boar:!« or supervisors abolished. It la reliably reported that the Code Commission has provided In Its chapter on con victs, for the abolition of the county leasing system, which Is a remnant of the old Stat," leasing system, and has caused such a great outcry as to be finally relegated to the rear At the last session of the Legislature, Sena tor Moore, of'Bolivar county, one of the leading men of the State, )nt-o duced a bill to abolish the leasing of countv convicts, hut It was not passed ; I The Great Central Point of Recreation for the Representative People of Holmes ami Adjoining Counties. f S 1 •'I 3 OWENS WELLS HOTEL ■ I ! ft .g ft 1 ^ jjj £ » g S 8 g 3 8 S §j g sj *t U? ■■ "• ft Situated on the Illinois Control Railroad; between Lexington ft and Durant, a High and Dry Place Within one Hundred Vurds of the I C. Kepot. - 1 Is utt Ideal Resort ■ I Ihe Curative Powers of OWENS WE LI WATER are Unsurpassed IT WILL CURL Torpid Liver, Malaria, Chills ann Fever, Indigestion, Dyspepsia, Billiousness, General Debility, Constipation. All forms of kidney trouble and strongly recommended by many as a sure relief for piles. Analysis of Owens' Well Water. f» ruins per l\ S. Gallo 8 Suspended Matter Mutter iu Solution 3 3 1 »4 2 Total Solid Matter. 47.5 I % $ this »olid matter consists of fcsla, Mine, Iron, Alumina. Mi Sulphur, •r. otSt.li, Soda and sue, largely Sulpha! of Iron. Remarks: Thu solid this water went h< n latter tn is to have come 0 fro d iron pyrites to air Is gradually >r fur r hit'll by exposu od into coppe sulphate ;* -• 1 Wi or coming in co rlth i act this of Tho fo ' dissolves It readily. Water for Shipment Fifteen Cents per Galion. Jug* not returned will be charged to parties shipped. sulphate seems to 4 oonstitute most of the natter. W. L. IU;t( I« Chet list. Mi Agricultural College. 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