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SUNDAY BULLETIN. HONOLULU. T. I!., SUNDAY. JUNK 1, 1002.
Agents, Brokers and Jobbers.
w. g. irwm & co. Boston Man's Large Check for Insurance
Western Sugar IteOncry Comtnny ol
Baldwin Locomotive Works of Phila
delphia, l'a., U. S. A.
Nowelt Universal Mill Co. (National
Cane Shredder), New York, U.S.A.
N. Ohlandt & Co.'s Chemical Fertili
zers. Alex. Cross & Sons' high-grade Ferti
lizers for Cano and Coffee.
Reed's Steam Tire Covering.
ALSO OFFER FOR SALE:
Parafflne Paint Co.'s P.& 11. Paints and
Papers; Lurol and Linseed Oil,
raw nnd boiled.
tndurlno (a cold-water paint). In white
Filter Press Clothes, Cement, Lime and
CASTLE & COOKE, Ltd
The En a Plantutlon Co.
The Walalua Agricultural Co, Ltd.
Tho Kohala Sugar Co.
The Walmca Sugar Mill Co.
Tho Fulton Iron Works, St. Louis. Mo.
The Standard Oil Co.
The Ceo. F. Illako Steam Pumps.
Tho New England Life Insurance Co.
The Aetna Fire Ins. Co. of Hartford,
The Alliance Assuranco Co. of London
Ronton, May 11. What Is paid to bo
the largest Insurance transaction ever
made In this country In which the In
surcd and Insurer In person lled to
see the compact of fifteen years' stand
ing carried out In cicry detail took
place tills week, when John Heed
Whipple, manager of Young's Hotel,
rccrlwd a check for $308,916.
It was the result of paying yearly
JJI 310.50 Tor fifteen consceutlie )cais
Into the treasuries of life Insurance
companies for n $300,000 endowment
policy. Mr. Whipple's net profit on tho
transaction s a trifle less than
In spenklng of the extent to which
wealthy men protect themselves nnd
families against tho unlucky whirls ol
fortune's wheel, Henry II. Putnam, ed
itor of Insurance Economics, and n
recognized authority on all matters
pertaining to all forms of Insurance,
Some Dig Policies,
"In Iloston there are perhaps 150
men who enrry more than $50,000 0,1
Insurance. Mayor Coffins Is said to
rarry $fis.ooo. William k. linrrctt car
ries $1(10.000 and OencrnT tnarles II.
Taylor $300,000. Colonel Pope Is rnld
ALEXANDER & BALDWINXtd
II. P. Baldwin Prcsldni
J. n. Castle First Vice Presldeni
W. M. Alexander.. Second Vice Prcs
J. P. Cooke Treasurei
W. O. Smith Secretary
Geo. 11. Carter Auditor
Sugar Factors and
AGENTS for Hawaiian Commercial &
Sugar Co., Hulku Sugar Co., Pala Plan
tatlon Co., Nahlku Sugar Co., KlUel
Plantation Co., Hawaiian Sugar Co.,
Kahulul Railroad Co.,
Win, G. Irwin & Co
Wm. G. Irwin. .President and Manager
Claus Spreckcls Vice President
W. M. Glffard.. Second Vice President
II. M. Whitney Jr.. ...Treas. and Sec.
Geo. J. Ross Auditor
AGENTS OF THE
Oceanic Steamship Co.
UNDER FIFTEEN YEARS CONTRACT
eral 8. C. Lawrence, $3C5.000; S. W.
Richardson, $223,000; George N. Tat
hot. $330,000; C. II. Venner, $210,000;
W. M. Wood, $200,000; A. Shumnn,
$2G0.000, nnd James tJ. Woolson, $200,-
000. James T. Phelps Is the most sums, $25,000 or $30,000, IjuI todnw the
heavily Insured life Insurance man In 'large companies will Issue policies on
n single life varying from $100,000 to
$230,000 oi $300,000.
Insurance practices. It was former
ly the custom of life Insurance com-,
panics to limit the amount of Insiir-I
ancc token to comparatively small
a single life inrylng from $00,000 to
Iloston. He carries $110,000.
Women Carry Large Sums.
"It Is not an uncommon thing
F. H. Pavey Had 1,300,000.
"Tho late Frederick 11. Pavey, tho
big grain man of Minneapolis, carried
$1,300,000, and of this sum $1,000,000
was taken out within less than a year
prior to his death, George W. Van
dcrbllt is reported to carry $1,000,000,
and the same Is said of Julian C. Carr,
of Durham, N. C, and II. II. Kohlsnat,
"Other prominent men who nro tin
"Probably the most heavily Insured
woman In tho United States la Mrs.
I). N. Duke, of Durham, N. C who
carries $327,000. Miss Sophie S. Tay
lor, of Cleveland. Is Bald to carry $250,
000. Mrs. I! A. Woods, tho wife of
a successful Insuranco man In Pitts
burg, carries $100,000. Mrs. T. Moul
trie Monlccnl, wife of the Charleston,
'S. C, lawyer, carries $100,000. Mr.
Mordccal carries $400,000. There nro
has been reduced by reinsurance In
other companies to n much
Ing from $500,000 to IflluOO.OOO nro Sen
Bmaltcr ntor Chauncey M. Depew, August Del-
I mont, Genernl Francis Orccne, of New
to hae about $230,000. A. 12. PMsburjr Ina1J. omen n tnc United States who
canles $30,000. former Mayor Thomas cnrry j.inu.000 of Insurance.
N. llnrt $30,000. I
Other big Insurers In Iloston aro chanB ln Customs.
William M. llulllvnnt. $200,000; A. N.
Ilurbank. $300.(700; A. N norland,
$230 000, n. D. Evans. $2So.000; Gen-
'One of the large New York com-
nntilti. Una Isminil n ttnllpv mi a Hlnclo
women of wealth to carry large in!fe for (llt. BUm of $1u0o.o00. but this dcrstood to carry llfo Insurance lary
oi insurance, ii is biuil-u mi i .no
Dunsmiilr, of Toronto, Canada, carries
$1,000,000, but this report cannot bo
criucu. .. . ., , ., ., . .. ... ,..,...: ri t ..in , hu tnii.tn
uno oi me largo ew iuik cum- m,, utm . a.jhv,, u m,, viuiumb
I panics has Issued n policy on a single dealer of Chicago; John II. Stetson,
life for the sum of $1,000,000, but this Robert Focrdcrer, Isaac Kaufman, of
has been reduced by reinsurance In Philadelphia; W. r. bnyncr, or Pitts-
other companies to a much smaller burg; Ocorge T. Forman, of Buffalo;
amount. i Herbert llallantlne, of Ncwnrlt; Gen-
"It has become oulto a common cral Charles A. Coffin. Wallace J
thin- fr rlrh mnn In ll.n llnlln.l Hlnie I PiCrCC Blld 1-2. II. Abbott. TIlC latter
to Invest In large amounts of life In-1 nB J"st l,opn na" ?35O.O00 on ma
surnnce. Twenty years, ago n man ll,rlnK endowments
who carried $23,000 was considered a , President Roosevelt's Policy,
heavy Insurer. Ten years ago the "There are between four thousand
same wns true of a man who carried and five thousand well-to-do men In the
$50,000. Itut today It Is ant an unusual United States wlio carry more thun
thing for n maol wealth to carry , $30,000 of Insurance, nnd at least a
from $100.01)0 to $500,000, nhd many ! thousand of these carry more than
of them carry even large'r sums than i $100,000. Among prominent men In
this. " public life who arc Inrge Insurers It Is
"The demand for such large amounts
of Insurance among wealthy people
has brought about big changes In life
Interesting to nolo that Secretary of
State Hay carries $113,000.
"President Ilooscvclt has Just taken
out Insurance amounting to' $85,000,
Former Secretary of War Alger car
ries $286,000. Governor Odcll, of New
York, carries $73,000, and Senator
Hnnna has $100,000.
"John II. Dill, oi New York, the big
corporation lawyer who engineered the
big Steel Trust, carries $100,000 of In
surance. The new Secretary of tho
Treasury, Lewis M. Shaw, Is Insured
for $50,000. Scnntor Pntterson, of
Colorado, canles $03,000. Represent'
atlvc Sibley, of Pennsylvania, Is In
surcd for $97,000. Sam Jones, famou.i
evangelist, cnrrlcs $75,000, 1). N
Duke, the big tobacco manufacturer,
of Durham, N, C, carries $"200,000, and
his wife Is Insured for $327,000.
OverXalf a Million.
"Gage E. Tarbell, vice president of
the Equitable Life, of New York, car
ries $425,000, and his wife Is nlso in
sured for $100,000. Mr. 'larbcll car
ries more Insuranco thnn any other llfo
underwriter. President John A. Me
Call, of tho New lork Life, carries
$350,000; Charles Miller, the oil king
or Franklin, Pa.; has $550,000, and Mr.
Charles A. Devlin, a big coal Operator
of Topeka, Kan., carries $012,000.
"It Is a fact not generally known
that life insurance Is today the big
gest business In tho cblinfry, with the
exception of tho railroads, and it Is
growing more rnpldly than any other
Lines of travel.
UnOBfl TID2 CONTINENT TSOM
THE TRAINS DAILY
FROM BAN FRANCISCO.
TWO TRAINS DAILY
mlr THREE DAYS to Chicago.
Only FOUR DAYS to New York,
mllaian Palace Sleepers. Buffet, Smok
lag and Library Cars, with Barbw
kop and Pleasant Reading Room.
Dining Cars (Meals a-lt-caxU).
Free Reclining Chairs.
Pullman Ordinary Sleeper.
JL LOTH ROP, General Agent
1S Third street, Portland, Oregoa.
I. W. HITCHCOCK, Oeneral Agent,
Ho, 1 Montgomery St, San Francisco.
I. U LOMAX, Q. P. & T. A.,
1471 Omaha, Nebraska,
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PROBLEMS FOR THE
All communications to this column to be addressed to Chess I2dltor, Sun
day nullctln, P. O. llox 718. Honolulu. Contributions and solutions of prob
lems should reach the editor beforo Thursday noon of each week.
To Correspondents Correct solution of Problem No. 30 received from
F. Weed. H. T. Moore, G. A. Turner. K. "lelscn. 1 Kt Q Kt 3.
, good nnd white backs an ay. 5 D O. 3
wns the best move for white.
(b) Very fine, and a development
likely to stir a torpid liver, should his
opponent lie so unfortunate as to pos-
' sess such n thing, li P x P, Q x U,
'and bind, follows with 11 X P, with
clearly the better game. Mr. nnd Mrs. I. R. llurns, who have
to) Forcing white to do what ho so many friends In Honolulu, were In lln
Writing under dnto
CUBA AS SEEN
little enres to do. This Is followed by vnna last month
n clearing off of useless pieces, nnd
PROBLEM NO, 52, -
Composed fop. Sunday Bulletin By JOS. C. J. WAINWUIGHT.
OF SAN FRANCISCO, CAL.
HiH dSi iiii ?7 1
WHITE MATKb IN TWO .MOVES.
The following game was plaed at
board three In tho recent unlvoislty
(able mntch. Score and notes fioni
r?f t. w iri o a T y 17 n .fr-T
LIFE and FIRE
Insurance - Agents
NEW ENGLAND MUTUAL LIFE IN
SURANCE CO. OF BOSTON.
AETNA FIRE INSURANCE
PANY OF HARTFORD.
C. Brewer & Co., Ltd.
Queen Street, Honolulu, T. H.
Hawaiian Agricultural Co., Ookala
Sugar Plant. Co., Onomea Sugar Co.,
Honomu Sugar Co.. Walluku Sugar Co..
Makee Sugar Co.,Haleakala Ranch Co..
The Planters' Line of San Francisco
Packets. Chas. nrewcr & Co.'s Line of
LI8T OF OFFICERS:
C. M. Cooke, President; George
Robertson, Manager; E. F. Bishop.
Treasurer and Sorretary; Col. W. F.
Allen, Auditor; P. C. Jones. II. Wa
terhouso and Geo. R. Carter, Directors.
2 P Q4
3 Q Kt D 3
3 Kt Kt3
7 P Kt3
s Kt ns
9 P x P
11 Kt K 4
12 K Kt-Q 2
13 Q IJ 3
14 U x Kt
15 R Q
10 11 Kt 5 ch
THE VON HAMM-YOUNG CO..
1 P K 3
2 P 0 4
3 P N P
4 K Kt R 3(a)
3 P H 4(b)
G (I Kt 3
7 Kt U 3
8 Kt-Q 4(e)
9 U X V
10 Q x n
11 Q-Kt 5 ch
12 Kt B 0
13 Kt X Kt
14 Q U 6
irKt Kt 5
16 K I)
of May 5, Mrs. llurns says:
"Wo have Jusl arrived fiom a most
Interesting trip through the City of
Mexico. We expect to re rim In hero
until after the Inauguration of Presi
dent Palma, which takes place May
black connects with the better game.
(d) White plays fairly well through
here, and Is really bothersome for a
move or two. It is futile, however,
blncli is bound to uncoil, and the extra
pawn w-fTI win.
HV e Bllll.H HI I.IHL- IVUl'HIMl Hli, , ., ,! .,r.r,.1 II,
limit here, however, and the loss of ,lllmlnntlnnK nro .,... ,,,. maik.
the exchange looms up. 'l Ho move sc- ..,. ,a ,,,, ,,.. ,ho f,..!,.,,,.
lected will lose It ns expeditiously as ' ,,carl o, (he AntllM. nml lt wo
nn OtllCr. ilnnnrvna tlin tin mo I-Vtr thn ln vinr
(f) These last few moves seem to '0avna bcen Ul0 grcnt wntor
uic u cnu ui mio.i.ie.Yo. iu.uuv. im,h()IIle for AnH,rcan fashionables. Tho
came, nnd fnlllng that, nn cuorl to
dazzle his opponent by extraordinary
prodigality. Hut It wouldn't work.
Illack pockets the bishop and calmly
goes utter tho knight; refusing to bo
I flff fOr Vl9Sfil9! '"w 5'ari'a I'eyond In tho harbor are
L,Ug 1UI T VJWIO Ue rcmnJng of t10 lk,ar ol(l jialne.
"Cuba is showing Its Americanizing
more perhaps In tho frequency of
spoken Kngllsh.nnd tho novel cleanli
ness of Its towna than In anything
else. It was due entirely to American
111I0 that the splendid promenado or
paseo, at the point of land at tho har
bor mouth opposite Morro Castle, was
litlllt. Thorn tnu-nt-rto snnuM llimi. I
sands stroll and enjoy the cooling air.
Great preparations, on the order , whfie carriages circle on tne driveway.
The Cuban band plnys there every aft
ernoon and when It Is moonlight.
Tho great place, however, for band
concerts Is In the Parque Central,
There Havana Is al Us gayest. From
the windows of tho Inglatcrra the
scene Is very animated under the
"Calle Obispo Is the great shopping
street. This nnrrow Spanish strcot,
with Its two-foot sidewalk, Is covered
over with awnings of tho brightest
hues, stretched across from one shop
to another. Tho electric cars qulto
fill snmn RtrpptH wlion frnlncr llii-niiih
, - o - .......,
Hawaiian Tramway's Tirao
KINO STREET LINE.
Ctrl Ut Walklkl (or town at j U, 6.tj. 6'4J A.m.
and trtry i mlautcf thertaftcr till 10.45. ,i,S n
ii'jj f.M. from Wiklkl fo toth Punhou SttWtt,
Cr Icivt R Pin jt or Pawia fwltcb for town tl
:iia.m. end vtry ts mlnutti thtrutttr till tt?.mt
Can Uvt hoit and Klnc tTrcm tutiwr tor raiirsa
at 6:10 A.M. and avry 15 mlnuttf altar till n:tj
Cars liivt lor Patama nnly at and j:o A.M.
Cart Itava Palana (or Walklkfs ) a.m. and tvtry
ij nloutti till c'4$ P.M . then at 10:13 " ' p-
Id 11:15' A. (rom Palaroa (or Punahou only (oti
Cart Itavt FoM and Klne Kruti corntr (01 Rlflt
Ranrt t s'to and o a.m.
Cart Itava Fcrt and Klne streets corner for Walk Ik
it o.o) A M, anitveryM ralnutei till ioojp.m then at
n:u and it:o$ p.m. Tba 11.3s PM t0 t0 Walktk'
01 Saturdays only.
BERETANIA STREET AND NUUAKU VALLEY.
Cars leave Punahou Stable (or Town at ;: and
(or Town and Valley at f 40 5 30 6.10 4,so 6 40 j and
Carsleavt Oahu Collect (or town and Valley al
6 jo 6 30 and ?:to a.m and ever) 10 minutes till to:i
P.M. txcert tb even hour and hatf, bour cars wblct
run (rom the Stable
Cars Itavt Nuuanu Valley at 6'ro 6 jo 6.30 A,M ani
every 10 minutes thereafter till 10 30 P.M.
Cars Itavt Fort and Queen streets (or Punahou
Collect at 603 6.t5 64 A.m and every 10 minutes
after till 9 43 P.m. After that the cars run to the
Stabla up to 1 1:30P.M. which Is tU last car (rom Town
rtacninr tnt Maoit at 11:30 P.M.
utcamcr lines have been crowded with
tourlKls. plcasuio ceekers and tho8c
after reHt, The scenca at tho piers
are as buetlltiR and full of tender pat t
Ings and floral pieces as the docks of
the tegular liners In Honolulu.
"Mono Castle Is at the entranrc to
tho harhor and beyond It Cabanas
fort, where the Spanish prisoners wcro nnd skims up to the vciy wall In turn
confined and nlterwaid shot to death. ' Ing some corners.
"i'lcnso remember Mr. llurns nnd
myself to our many friends In Honolu
Tart of her deck nnd turret aro btlll lu. MHS. I. U. 11UJINS.
nhoo water. - I "Havana, May 3, 1502."
Telephone to All Parts of the Island.
rEALAKEKUA, - HAWAII
J. G. HENRIQUES, PROP.
Horses and Carriages
To the Volcano or the Mountain!. ,
An excellent chanco Is offered for
6EB THE COUNTRY.
Carriages meet the S. S. llauna iais
tt Kallua and take passengers overland
to Hookens 'where tho steamer is met
fT CnBtlca 17 Kt II I
ltf Kt IJ 3 IS ! K M 3
10 11 CI 3 (il) 13 Q IJ 3
M K 11 Q 2D K Kt 2
21 (J-Q 11 I (IV 21 Kt U 0
22 U Kt 22 Q X It
23 II (J 1 23 Q X P
21 Q It 24 1 n 3
2.-) Kt-Kt 3 23 Q II 2
2fi It K It 4 26 Q K 4
27 Q-Il 3 27 W II 2
28 cj ri :s Q n 4
21t Kt K I 29 Q K 4
30 Q n 3 30 Q B 2
ri Q- (O 31 I K 4
32 I II 4 32 Q Kt 3 ell
33 K It 33 Q X II
31 I' K Kt 1 35 Q-Q 4
Notes on Game,
(a) A good form of the Krcncli Jo
fence thin. Ulack boldly exchanges
pawns and rushes another piece to
the front for slaughter. The blurt Is
THE 11 ID I IIII HIilSI 1L
Ships' logs are of many kinds and
ate used for Indicating nnd rocor.IIng
tho speed of vessels. A new one con
BlfetH substantially of a lever mm, a
Biirlng, n lino or cali'o ami meeliaiilsm
to Indicate tho rate of speed.
'ihe spring nnd Indicating median-1 Once upon a time there uus n mau
Unt nro connected with the lecr arm. I In Wall stieet w'lio, fiom struggles
and tension Is applied to It by means with llio bulls and hears, began to
of the line or cable. Morcver, tho In- Iofo his hair.
strument Is so constituted that tho I "I am ahoit In hair," he said. In the
movement of the Indicating device can , language of the Stieet, "and must
be regulated to correspond nppioxl- cover."
mately to the square root of the np- Then ho bought himself a wig that
piled tension. I looked so natural and Ifficd so well
The Invention Is technically descrlb-1 that his most lutlmato friends were do-
ed ns one "for ascertaining the speed ceived nnd wondered at the remark-
I of vessels by the tcnBlon produced by able change In his uppeainnco for tho
a log," nnd Indicating needles or conn- better.
I ters aro used to show tho dlstonco Moral Ho Is Indeed fortnnnto who
travelled, tho manner In which they can cover his losses.
woik being such that the product of
tho speed multiplied by tlio tlmo al- A Mexican carpenter considers hang
ways gives tho desired Information, ling one door a big day's work. An
American carpenter will easily hang
1'resldent Hoosovclt probably re
celres more mall mntter than nny
other man In the world. It is calcu
lated, If ho wcro obliged to buy the
postage on all mall matter received at
the White House tho cost would bo
ouc-ulxth of his salary.
King Kdwnrd has a dally quota of
1000 letters and 3000 papers, doubtless
u heavy tax on his attention. Tho Tsar
and tho German Emperor receive from
500 to COO a day, Tho Emperor likes
to answer many himself. The King ot
Italy gets S00, anil tlio young Queen
of Holland struggles with tho dally
burden of between 100 nnd 150 letters.
O, R. & L. Co.
From and after January 1, 189.
STATIONS. OAIIY DAILY
(Outward) li. Sun. DAIIY tx. Sun. daily daily
A.M. A.M. A.M. P.M. P.M
Honolulu t:io q.m ".OS i:is iv
Purl City.... lot g.S u:o 14? :y
E Mill I j) io.o3 i. oo 40J :io
Waltnat 10.311 4t.S ....
Watilua ll:sl 9-4
ICthuku li.li 0.1 J ....
(Inwitl) .1. Sun. daily daily daily
AM. A.M P.M PJrt.
Ifahuku 5:1s 108
W.lllu. i.io .... .jo
W.lini. t:io . ,. i.sj
EwaMIII : ' " ,:' 4'
PtailClty 6.t I o 11)0 4.5.
Honolulu f:jo B.jj 1 05 sit
r a BMITII. Qen'l Pass. & Ticket Ax
Q. P. DHNI80N. Superintendent j
The Evening Dulletln, 76 cents pel
Sunday Dulletln, $1.25 per year. ' ten doors a day.
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Expert Book Buying for the Congressional Library. S Some Rare Tomes
The Lancashire Insurance Co.
The llalolso Insurance Co.
Union Gas Eugino Co.
Domestic Sewing Machine, Etc.
General Manager of
THE EQUITABLE LIFE
Of the United States for the
OFFICE( Merchant Street, Honolulu.
Design Jour own ledgers, cash
books, etc. If you re undecided, we
will help you. That Is In our line and
the PRICE IS IHGHT, at the HVKN
INO BULLETIN. ,
Tho Congressional Library sends ex- In every icspect
pcits to attend nil tho most notnblo mo most costij.
book sales that occur In this country
and Europe. Thus, raro and valuable
tomes aro always likely to And their
way into tho possession of tho library,
and Information Is gatheicd concern
ing thoso books, the famo ot which 1b
world-wide, and wBlch are eagerly de
sired by all collectors.
The most singula! blblographlc curi
osity in the world, probably, is that
which belonged to the family of the
Prince de Llgnc, and wnicn Is now in
France, lt is neither written nor pi hit
ed. All of the letters of the text aro
cut out of each folio upon tho lln
est vellum; anil, being Interlaced with
blue paper, aro read as readily as tho
best print. Tho labor and patlcnco
bestowed upon It must havo been ex
cessive, especially when tho precision
and minuteness of the'letters uro con
sidered. Tho general execution Is admirable
and the vellum Is Among the literary' curiosities In the dlant Joy of eternal felicity.
Southampton Library, England, is an Tho Wlcm's Illhlo Is a coveted bonk.
old Mlblc known as tho "Hug Ulblo," , It contains a plate by John Wlcrix, rep
printed by John Daye, 1551, with a resenting tho feast of Dives, with Lnz
prologue by Tyndall. It derives Its arus at his door. In the rich man's
Is a dwarf
Kudolphus II, of Germany, offered
for It, In 1010, 11,000 ducnts, which
was probably equal to JCO.OOO at this
day. Tho most
stance connected with this literary , the fifth verse In the
treasuro Is thai lt bears (he royal arms Psalm, which reads tlTTTa:
of England, but It cannot be shown
that It was ever In that country. The
book is entitled "Liber Passlonls Do
mini Nostrl, Jesu Christ! cum ehnrac
teilbus Nulla Materia Compositls."
Tho importance 0 ransacking old
book stulls, Insisted upon by Mi Her
licit Putnam, tho present librarian, is
nlnety-lirst playing with a monkey
shalt not need to bo afraid for
bugs by night."
Tho first book printed with metal
types was the IiTar.nrlne IJIblc, so call
ed from Its hnvlng bcen found In tho
famous Cardinal's library.
A literary curiosity exists In Eng-
bind In tho ttliape of a wordless book,
Illustrated In the following singular In- so called because, alter tho fltlo pago,
stance. The book called "Tlio Ascen
sion of Isaiah tho Prophet" had been
known to exist In former ages, but
bad disappeared after tho fifth cen
tury. Borne fow years ago Dr. Rich
ard Laurence, Piofcssor of Hebrew at
Oxford University, accidentally met
with an l:thlopie manuscript r.t tho
shop of a bookseller in Drury Lane,
London, which proved to ho this long
lost and apocryphal booh.
it contains not a single word. It Is
religious nllegoiy devised by a
thou to the men linen t of tho company, no-
any cording to tho custom among people of
rank ln tho sixteenth century.
It required a special appropriation
for tho library of Congress to obtain
Us edition of Eliot's Indian IJIblc. At
the ago of foity-two, John lillot, pas
tor of a church at Hoxbury, Mass., bo
san tho utility of tho Natlck Indian dia
lect, with a lew toward translating
tho Ulblo Into that language. Ho com-
upon violet colored vellum. Tho let
ters uio silver, hence lt has received
tho name of "Codox Argentcns." Tho
initial letterH aro In gold. It is sup
posed that the wholo was printed hi
the same manner as book binders let
ter tlio titlcB of books on Uio back. It
was a very near approach to tlio art
of printing, but il is not known how
old It Is.
Disraeli mentions a huge copy ol tho
Koran, piobably without a parallel as
to Its size in tho annals of letters. The
chat actors aro described as being three
Inches long; tho book Itself Is a foot
In thickness, and its other dimensions
flvo feet by three. TTiIb hook would
form a notnblo contrast to the micro-
rellg-lpleted tho translation In 1C58, after a scoplc copy of tho samo work now
Ions enthusiast, nnd tho thought is labor of eight years, and tho book was owned by tho Library of Congress
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leaveB, of which two aro blank, two
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there Is preserved a translation of tho cry ono of them was a specimen of a
four gospels, printed with metal typo. different tree.
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