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Daniel Pearlman <[log in to unmask]>
Wed, 14 Jan 1998 23:04:28 -0500
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I don't see what all the hurry is to lay down a
sum of money two-three times what the house is
worth on the *real* market.  Is there anyone
*competing* to buy it for near that amount?  I
wonder if the Idaho Pound group is inflating
the price in order to get what they really
need or in the hope of getting extra money to
be used for renovations, or ...
Dan ex-Idaho Pearlman, saying, I wouldn't
get too ex-Idahed over all this.
At 10:27 PM 1/14/98 -0500, you wrote:
>Okay, Okay, I'll consider sending 'em some money.  ...
>I have to say that I don't find their approach encouraging.  Have they tried
>to get grant money?  Do they really know what they are doing?  Does anyone
>know what their plans are?
>I'm not adverse to helping keep Pound's work and memory alive, but I think
>we must make sure we are not helping someone bury him under the sort of
>commercial detritus he abhorred.
Dan Pearlman
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