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Re: Big Day in Seattle

Subject: Re: Big Day in Seattle
From: Kelley Mascher <>
Date: Mon, 27 Mar 2000 13:01:39 -0800 (PST)

And all of that to replace it with an open air
stadium for a winter sport in Seattle!

I hope they drown.


Kelley Mascher                                            (206) 528-2713
Children's Hospital & Med. Center     
Audiology Research                              Seattle, Washington USA

On Sun, 26 Mar 2000, Phil Ethier wrote:

> Date: Sun, 26 Mar 2000 14:48:27 -0600
> From: Phil Ethier <>
> To: Bill Rabel <>, Steve Hammatt <>
> Cc: virtual vairs <>,
>      Shop Talk NG <>
> Subject: Re: Big Day in Seattle
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Bill Rabel <>
> To: Steve Hammatt <>
> Cc: virtual vairs <>; Shop Talk NG
> <>
> Date: Sunday, March 26, 2000 1:51 PM
> Subject: Re: Big Day in Seattle
> >
> >> The Smith Tower was the tallest building west of the
> >> Mississippi when it was built in 1914.
> >
> >This was true until the Seafirst Bank Tower was built in 1963!
> Taller than the Foshay Tower in Minneapolis, eh?
> BTW, I remember reading some years ago that the Kingdome was the only
> stadium paying for itself.  I suppose that's why they are tearing it down.
> I'd like to see a federal law prohibiting the use of taxpayer money to prop
> up sports teams.  So far, our mayor has sold out to the NHL, but the voter
> have prevented him from his plan to sell out to the Twins.  The ball is back
> in Minneapolis' court on that score.  When the state starts building us
> autocross lots, they can consider giving money to billionaire sports owners
> and millionaire players.
> Meanwhile, back in THIS mailing list:  It was actually warmer in the garage
> than in the shop today!  Spring is nearly here in Minnesota.  I did have to
> use the garage.  Found a Phillips-head screw in a tire on the Saturn.  Good
> job I got that road-hazard guarantee from Tire Plus.  I'd rather trust them
> with just the loose wheel (I even kept the center:  the bozos wrecked two of
> the centers for the Lotus wheels) than the whole car.
> Phil Ethier    Saint Paul  Minnesota  USA
> 1970 Lotus Europa, 1992 Saturn SL2, 1986 Chev Suburban

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