The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn

What does Jim do with the hair ball from the ox? What does this tell Huckleberry?

Chapter 4 of The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn

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Jim takes out a hair-ball in order to do some magic with it for Huck. When the hair-ball refuses to work properly, Jim suggest that Huck give it some money. Huck offers a counterfeit quarter, which Jim takes and places under the ball. Jim tells Huck that Pap is torn between two angels, a good white angel and a bad black angel. He also explains that Huck will have considerable pain in his life and at the same time considerable joy. Huck returns to his room that night and finds his Pap sitting there.