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HONOLULU, H. L, TUESDAY, VEBUUAUY 28, 1899.
Pniou 5 OuxTfl.
HAWAIIAN HOTEL EXPANSION
Contract Awarded for Building Two
Lanals in Front.
Tenders Invited (or Cafe on Atakea Street
Side Tbe'Arctiltect Engaged on Plans
for Two More Stories.
Proprietor 12. 0. Maefarlone
1ms asked for tenders for lb con
fitruclinn of a cafe ou tlip Alakca
street sido of tho Hawniian hotel.
Tin structuro will extend the
wholo brofith of the building ou
tho dining room story. It will bo
. connected with tbo dining room
by onttinu down the wills of tbo
Inttpr. When stpnraersurrivonnd
a largo number of thoir panFongerB
co mo to the already full house,
tbo cafe will nccoraraodato the
overflow from tbo dining room
and withal be a most attractive
Jibice for the sen-tired travelers.
iVniB and potted palms will en
banco the inviting appearance of
the apiirtmout. When its spneo is
not demanded for table guests, tho
cafe will bo opou to gentlemen for
either solitary or sociable louug
Additional resting space is
about to bo provided in the Hotel
stieet front of the hotel, in the
fdniDU of big pomi-eirculft lauais
ou cither side of the tirst floor
InndiDir nt the ton of tho staire
Peter Qigh has boeu nNvarded the
contract for thoao twin lanam,
and will beuin tbo work
immediately. Thb lauaiB will
make n handsome uddhiou to the
accommodation o people at baud
Architect 0. G. Trapbagnn is
engngul in tho preparation of
plHUti for two additional stories to
the iiiitiu building, which Mr.
Maofsrlnne tliiukH will be ample
for all tourist requirements for
Staple and Fancy.
Everything useful and orna
Household necessities a spe
cialty with us.
You'll find them best and
cheapest, quality considh
WAVERLEY BLOCK, BETHEL STREET
Established 1851 Leaders 1800
Bomo timo to oomo. Tho propri
etor Biys it is an erroneous im-
pro-sion thst tourists bavo not
been able to find accommodations
nt tho hotel loceutly. Thoro have
been onlv some few individual
cases of disappointment, wbon a
laroo numbor of travelers nnvo
como off two or three steamers of
a eiuglo day. As tho surplus of de
mand for rooms on such occasions
would last only for a night, tho in
convenience has beon but tempo
rary and to n very limited number.
'IIib improvements immediately
being made are simply for gain
ing more diuing room spaco and
comfortable accommodation for
people from inside and outside the
hotel Ht band concerts. Frequently
now threo oeeau liners arrivo at
() n co, bringing a crowd of transi
put guosts whom it is absolutely
necessary to accommodate.
Mr. TnipliRgou baa excelled bis
own hiub reputation as an archi
tect of t Btheiio taste in deriving
tho cafe ncd tbo lnnnis. There is
no doubr, either, that Iip will give
n good account of himself iu the
two additional stories to tho main
Hlilp Kdward O'Urltm.
The ehip Edward O'Brien is in
the eamo position as when sbo
went on thereof josterday. Tbo
Bailors w re unbending the ves
enl'ri nnilrt tnrlnv nnd ovorvthini'
appears as if she will soon be
Oiip survey of tho ship has
already been made, but auothor
is to ho rade this afternoon.
Nothing regarding the coal will bo
done until alter that time.
It is uow a quodiou beyond dis
pute tint the Elunr.l O'Brioo is
doomed Nothing can be done to
Go B will hold a "kangaroo
court" at the drill shod this evou
ing. Throe new members will bo
cha ged with malicious mischief
nud evory member should be pre
sent to wituess the proceedings.
'TIS MAUNALBl PLANTATION
Proposition to tie Floated by
Gear, Lansing & Go.
Manager Lowrle Speaks In H'gbest Terms of
Land-Capital Stock $1,000,000 Por
tion to be Placed In Honolulu,
The jVInannlei plantation on the
island of Lanai is now assured,
and tho stock will bo put on tho
market iu a few ilas.
Gear, Liusing & Go. are tho
promoters and agents.
Tho capital stock will bo$l,000.
000, par value 31u0. A portion of
this stock will bo placed oq tbo
This inform ition is given out
this morning by A. V. Gear nnd
T. F. Lansiug, wlio havo just ro
turnod from a tour of inspection
of what has aeuorally beon known
as tho Lanai plantation. On Sat
urday morning lust these gontlo
men iu cuinpiiuy wiih .Mr. Hu
neberg, manager of the Oluwalu
plantation and F. H. HayBeldou,
left L'lhaina and msde a thorough
luspocttou of the Mnnunlei lauds
on tho island of Lanai. In n
word, thpy found the representa
tions that had ben mide of tne
prospects inoro than verified by
tbo actual conditions.
Saturday' nijit they Bp-nt nt n
ranuli hout-e, n innguitiueut ite, at
1700 feet elevaii in, facing an im
mense tinct of thousands of acres
of raaguiti out p'lotiire land.
On Sunday W. J. Lowrie, late
manager of JtS tfn and no niHn
Huer of the Hawaiian Commercial
Sugtr (Join pain, accompanied by
Walter Ha) m Men ,ud Mr. Do
eoto, made n thorough itinpealiou
of the propo'd pi mtatiou. Mr
L wii-'rf rep nt is a follow:
LaliHiiiH, Alaui, Fob. 27, 18U9.
MeBrs. Gear, Lansiug & Go,, Ho
nolulu. Griill-raon: At your request,
I have veiled th" IuUnd of Li
uai anil txmiiued the land-of the
propo-cd new plantation, the
watt r supply nud nlso tuo seed
cane growing ou n portion of
I was tnld by Mr. F. H Hay
selden th'tt acoinliug to biirvejs
made by Mr. H Eldredgo of Wai
luku, Alaui.tbore are b low the 4tlU
ft. elevation, 3UC0 acres of cane
lauds, of this amount about 10U0
acres are on the flats aud aro not
over C') ft. plev.t'on, aud between
the 400 aud u'Od ft. elevation about
These lands, I consider, nre
vory cood and more opoially
those on tho tints. They, I am
Bure, compare most favorably
with tbo 11 it-t nt Kiiuniikikai, Mo
lokai and Waiiuaualo aud Ewa
Plantations, which to my mind me
Hiuong tho best caue laiida iu thio
In this wholo stretch, I did not
Gnd a singlo salty patch.
The lands between the 50 ft. and
400 ft. elevation have considerable
rook scattered among them, but
they appear to bo mostly Burfnco
atone. Tho Boil is very good, inel
low, nnd will rniso equally as good
caue as the side hills at Luhaina
Jlade from Pure tirapo Cream
The wator supply from all np
poarancPH is nil right and judging
from tho itniuout-o quautitt s flow
iug into the ocean, as wll ns the
quantity and quality that is being
pumped by tho centrifugal pump
for irrigHtion of tho seod cano,
there noed be no fear but you can
develoo all tbo water required.
J ho uftv (50) ncrea of seod cane
now growing ou these lauds aro in
my opinion equal to any young
cano of same ago in this country,
and the maimer it bus been plant
ed and irrigated refloats grent
credit ou jouug Walter Hay
behlen. The flit that you have CO aero)
of Lahain i eod otue growing
(about 8-4 of Bntm well advauoedj
puta your Company in n first clam,
position to begin plnutiuu by
June 15th, aud will furnish you
nil the seod oauo nocpasary to
plant 100) acres of ciuo and is n
mnttor of no small concern to a
Thoplic ctn easily be develop
ed into a ten thousand ton place
if proporly haudled.
Very truly yours,
(Siuned) W. J. LowitiE.
Tho binds of tboMaunalei plan
tntiou are on the uortho-tst const
of the island facing Lnhntua,
along a strip sevon miles long
and varying iu w.dth with a grad
ual slope to the const line. Of the
lnds nviulaiila for hugar 1800
acri'B are within tho 100 toot level,
and 1200 acres from 10!) to 300
fiot nlotntion and n large a'oa is
n f-t m,.... r,...,.
wuii unic ici;iib
Col. Albert Whyte has reslcned
from the service of the BrltJh- B
American Steamship line, In orJer K
to c.lve his entire time and attention W
to the'Jevelopment oC trade trans- 3
portatlon Interests between the Ha- S
w.illan Islands and Pu;et Sound.
trjXjkTJjtrATATATJirJk, ZATAZjOTA i.
hetweou the iJOO n id Oil.) fnt
1 "V-1. I'he coil m Ntted in Mr.
Lo vri'n report equ-ils tho lust
productive soil on the islauds. It
run 4 from '20 to 40 feet in depth
and is all tile bt-bt of whhu landtt.
The water prob'om baa beoo
Bolvod to cnmpleto eatis'aclion.
Two artciau wolU bve boen
sunk. ThotfO are five milo3 apart
and give n wt'oiig flow of pure
water. Ouo of these nu oight
iu.-h whII which bis been med for
uriunting the 5) ncr-s of Beed
one, hts been put under test from
a small centrifugal pump nud pro
duced two nud a half million gil
Ions in twonty-four hours without
learning the flow.
Thre will be uo grass growing
undor tbo foet of this uow propo
di'ioa, bat caue growing will he
started nt once. Work will beain
immediately on clearing lUOv.
iiures of land to lie ready for plan
iing tue excellent seed cane,
already produced, by the Bret of
Tin prospoots for speedy divi-
deud puyiug qualities of this
plaulntion nro nnt ezeoeded by
imy of the new plantttion devol
opmoufs mado in recent jears.
The land ore of tho best, BOd
enno has shown mngnifioent re
sults, there is wator in abundance
and nu excellent natural landing
placo assures prompt shipments
without tho necessity of great ex-
Tho Annie M. Campbell, boing
unablo (o secure a berth where
alio could dischargo her cargo of
lumber, has hauled alongside tho
Sciudia at the mail wharf, and
her lumber is being removed to a
place near tho pilot's olllco on im
ptovised rafts mado of lurabor
from the cargo. Heavy loads are
piled on these, and the work of
disuhnrgingis going on nt a vory
The rofrigerntor ship Oeltio,
whiiih nnohorod off port ypaterdoy
aftirnoon, will wait outside until
the Hougkoug Mam, about due,
sails for Ban Franciooo. 8ho will
then como in to tako on ooal, and
will Hail fur Manila as soon ne
RUSSIA AND THE ORIENT
Statements of Lord Beresford Taken
Up in Washington.
Embassador Sajs Russia Does Favor tte
Open Door to Commerce Is a Com
mercial Nation or Will Be Soon.
Chirngo, Fob. 2t. Tho Timo-
Horald'a Washington correspon
dent says: Count Oassiui, the
Rusbinu Embassador, in iliecusn-
ing remtrki mado by Lord
Charles 13erosford relative to tho
establishment of an opou door iu
"A great deal of misinforma
tion txists concerning the coudi
tious iu the Far East and a doter
miued nud roretablo effoit is be.
ing made to misinform tho public
in this mnttor. There is no closed
door iu China. Lord Bororford
doys not Bay that at present thoro
exists a c1o)pd door, but ho Bays
that it is possiblo that iu the
fnturo thoro may bo a closed
"So far nB Russia is conrornod,
it is to her Interest to hnve free
trade in Uio Far East. It is no
oecsury, in viw of the construc
tion of tho Trans Siberian mil
road, that there shall bo nu exten
sion of onnmoroinl relitioua iu
order that the road cm bo oprat
oil nu n pavinur basis. It has
b-on declared that tho onitruo
ion of tho road was due to the
BtrnietMo advnuUgo wbiub Russia
wou'd gmn by these operations,
nut a road ot 1U,(JIU vnrsts in
length ennnot be built for strate
trm purp -"e only. Th policy of
Kin-iu in the extreme O'lent ha
always favored the introductio i of
foreign commerco on an oaii'il
footing. Vtnlivostook Iihb bein
an! is maintained as a free poit.
"Taliou Wan was nlaoed undor
Rin-itn authority iu order that
iny Uov-rnment might havo an
opiu port in winter. Not only is
inliou wan a fros no", hut, in
faot, all territory iu Oliiua within
ilie Russian sphpro of influence is
open to tho commoroe ot tb"
Russia wants to tako poas'aiiou of
the North of China and bave tho
Siiuth of tho country to France
Now, he proposes that liuglnnd.
the United States, Germany nud
Japan shall take obsrgo' of affairB
iu Chin i, for England to havo
control of tho army, custom", etc ,
very natural from his poiut of
view. Does be mnko exceptions
of Russia and Franco? Uo does
bo oj tho grouud that they aro
uot cominorcial peoples. Tins is
n mistake. Franco is a commer
cial nation. Russia will be. The
Siberian road is a commercial
i ten. Ho says it is built only for
Btrab gio roasous. This is another
mistake. I am sure that Lord
lietpsford expresses ouly his
privuto viows and not those of his
WhaUr Oarhd OCT Fort.
Tho Araorican whaling bark
Gayhead, woll known at this port,
arrived aud anchored off pjit this
foronoon, after having been on it
whaling cruiso in the vicinity of
these Islands for sovoral weeks
pait. Captain Foley comes hpre
to take on Bunnlies and to mnil
lottors. Tho Gayhead will be
here about threo days and will
then start out agaiu after whales.
The Gnvbnnd hna md bml varv
- ....... . , . j
good Inck at tbo whaling hiiBiuoss
lately. There aro only 13J bar
rids of oil aboard and a rpcnnl nt
six whales lost, has been made.
.Til Nnwormr Hllr,
This morning tho Exocutire
Council considored the subject
matter of an answer to a letter
from Rudolph Horing, cotiHtiltinu
sanitary ouginoor. Mr. Honng
had anothor ougagemeut iu hand,
and when it wbb over he would
HoiioIuIu'h Future. 9
O MMI. I .t n....r. i t r
. II line L.UIU UUC5IUIU WilS 111 Oiin
Trancisco he was Interviewed by
S David Starr Jordan for the Kxam-
S Iner. During; the Interview Mayor
Phelnn Interposed this query:
Mayor Phelan What relation do
you mam uie ran nc vonsi Dears
to the development of the Orient?
Jl Lord Ueresford Well, In my
g humble opinion, In the future there
5 are two cities that will become the
hrcestnnd the richest, merely be-
W cause they are In the highway of
trade. The depots, the distributors
of trade, must be San Trnnclsco and
S Hinghow. Other cities, .is Mono-
lulu, will be great. Those cities
must be great, whatever policies are
i.ouiii:t .iiKi:r- ins ,unistiy,
Al.o lUc.lvr, Urn, r.,l . ,,f L.lh
Pnris, Fob 21. Gonoral Da
vouet Duke of Murstne It, Orand
Chancellor of the Legion of Honor
today investo I President Liu bet
with the graud cordon of tbo Le
gion of Honor, iu tho presenoo of
all tbo cabinet iniuisterH.
Tne inini-t-rs met today with
M. Loubet proHPnt. Tin Presi
dent communicated to thorn tbo
inesHiigxto PnrlmiuoQ', which will
lJu roal in the Oliaiuhor o' D.pa-
ties aud Sanato this nrtrnoon.
Tho council nrd r d that nil tlm
pub iu ollices, schools nud houses
be closed on ihidnyof thu Intu
President Fauro't funeral...
Iu l'rfBulo it L ubol'n messngn,
submittol to both h mses this
nft mo in, he snjB the regular
traniui-sion of pouor to thu new
presidaiit provos Frano-'s fidelity
lo the repuhliu nt n time obtain
uiisiiuiilfd po'sons are heeking to
slink' the co ifideniv of the coun
tiy in its institutions.
Continuing tne President
dwells up in the noessity of np-pea-omeut,
union and respect for
the HSHnntml orgmsof society,
L'ar'iainent, the iunjislrHcv, gov
ernment and the National arm.
He imuuludfri with recalling tiro
wrkof the republic, whioli tiro
Pri'Sident nss rB. nssur-'s liberty
aud pfiiee, has fouudod a great
colonial empire and has onqcluile'd
id iaucoi nu i pr- ci is fr'nuditbipa,
'harlrjr Urlllim Hurt.
Charley lielliua, manager of
the Club Stablos, was bsdly iu
jured in the leg while driviug a
colt out of that pheo ot about 2
p. m. t ubiy. The animal, becom
ing excited, kicked llellinn near
the kuee. Li is beliovod one of
the bones is broken, lielliua waa
immediately taken to his homo in
Ripley & Dickoy hive resigned
as architects to t o Bishop Estate
As yet no selection bns boon mado
to Bucoeed them.
Mem bora of tho H. C. O. are
desired to bo at tho Arlington
hotel this evening nt 7:15 aharp,
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