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Seattle-style hot dog

A Seattle-style hot dog, sometimes referred to as a Seattle Dog, is a hot dog topped with cream cheese and sauteed onions, sold from late night or game day food carts in Seattle. Although the origins are not clear, it has been adopted as a regional variation, it is believed that the concept began in the Pioneer Square neighborhood in the late 1980s or early 1990s. One possible inventor is Hadley Longe, he incorporated hot dogs on bialy on Capitol Hill with cream cheese. Seattle Dogs increased in popularity at bars and music venues during the grunge movement of the 1990s, they are now sold at bars and their surrounding street vendors at night. They are available at and near the city's sporting venues. A vendor told The Seattle Weekly that he believed large crowds visiting stands outside of Safeco Field during the Seattle Mariners 2001 116–46 season was "the big boom" for the recipe; the meat is grilled and the hoagie roll or bun is toasted. Polish sausage is common. Street vendors cut the sausage down the middle to cook it and all the way through.

The use of cream cheese defines the Seattle-style hot dog. Sellers sometimes have devices similar to caulking guns to dispense the cream cheese; the owner of Dante's Inferno Dogs says. Grilled onions are one of the most popular additions. Other toppings include jalapeños and other peppers, sauerkraut or grilled cabbage, scallions. Condiments such as mustard, barbecue sauce, Sriracha sauce are favorites, while ketchup is used less often. List of hot dogs

Fort Frances–International Falls International Bridge

The Fort FrancesInternational Falls International Bridge is a owned international toll bridge connecting the towns of Fort Frances and International Falls, Minnesota across the Rainy River. The road and rail bridge was built in 1912 by the local paper company, is still jointly owned by Boise Inc. and Resolute Forest Products Abitibi-Consolidated, which operate paper mills on the U. S. and Canadian sides of the river, respectively. A couplet for northbound vehicles was built in 1980; the bridge toll is charged in USD on northbound traffic. Only cash is accepted; the toll rates are: $7 for cars & pickup trucks, $2 for motorcycles, $8 for campers, $16 for semi trucks and buses, $350 for trucks with oversized loads, $4 for trailers. Discounted multi-trip swipe cards are available at the area grocery stores. There is no toll collected for pedestrian traffic; the bridge carries both rail traffic, without grade separation. The rails run along the west side of the bridge, which carries a pipeline between the paper mills.

The east side of the bridge carries two lanes of one in each direction. Trucks and buses are directed to drive on the rail portion of the bridge, capable of handling heavier loads. A dam constructed in 1905 lies west of the bridge; the reservoir to the east of the dam conceals the rapids. The bridge is the northern terminus of U. S. Route 71 and U. S. Route 53, it connects with Highway 71, part of the Trans-Canada Highway, on the Ontario side. Customs checkpoints are located on both ends of the bridge for road traffic" United States Customs and Border Protection - 2 Second Ave, International Falls, MN 56649Canada Border Services Agency - 101 Church Street, Fort Frances, ON P9A 3X8 Coordinates: 48°36′26″N 93°24′7″W

Isaac H. Maynard

Isaac Horton Maynard was an American lawyer and politician from New York. He was the son of Jane Maynard, he graduated from Amherst College in 1862. He studied law at Delhi, New York, was admitted to the bar in 1865. About that time, he entered politics and was a Town Supervisor and President of the Board of Supervisors of Delaware County, he was a member of the New York State Assembly in 1876 and 1877. He was First Judge and Surrogate of the Delaware County Court from 1878 to 1885. In 1883 he ran for Secretary of State of New York but was the only candidate defeated on the Democratic ticket. In 1886, he was appointed First Deputy New York Attorney General; that year, he was appointed Second Comptroller of the Treasury. In 1887, he was appointed by Charles S. Fairchild as Assistant U. S. Secretary of the Treasury and remained in office until the end of the First Cleveland administration. Afterwards he was appointed Deputy New York Attorney General again; as such, in November 1891, he was counsel to the State Board of Canvassers, when the electoral fraud in the Dutchess County senatorial election happened by which Governor David B.

Hill gained control of the New York State Senate. The Republican incumbent, Gilbert A. Deane, had received more votes than his Democratic challenger Edward B. Osborne, but the County Board of Canvassers did not allow 31 votes, which had ink marks on the edge, which could have been made by printers' quads, declared Osborne elected; the Republicans questioned the County Board's decision in court and, on December 5, Judge Barnard ordered the votes to be counted and instructed the County Clerk to inform the corrected result to the State Board. Judge Fursman ordered a stay of Barnard's decision. On December 19, Justice Edgar M. Cullen, of the New York Supreme Court, vacated Fursman's stay, in the evening of December 21, County Clerk Emans mailed the corrected result to Albany. On the same day however, Justice Ingraham had stayed Cullen's decision, Emans was accused of contempt of court. Emans traveled to Albany himself and appeared at Maynard's home at half past 8 a.m. next morning demanding to have the corrected result returned to him.

Maynard and Emans went to the New York State Comptroller's office, Maynard subtracted the letter from the incoming-mail pile and handed it over to Emans, explaining to the office employees that the letter had been misdirected. Subsequently, the original result was canvassed by the State Board, the Democratic candidate was declared elected, giving the Democrats a majority in the New York State Senate. In January 1892, he was appointed to the New York Court of Appeals to fill the vacancy caused by the appointment of Robert Earl as Chief Judge after the death of William C. Ruger. Two weeks his connexion with the Emans letter became known to the public during Emans's trial for contempt; the Bar Association inquired, Maynard had a lot of explaining to do. The New York State Legislature, having a Democratic majority, hurriedly looked at the case and found nothing to say. After some legal pettyfogging, the Democratic politicians continued to support Maynard, as reward for his service to the Party, but public indignation never subsided.

In January 1893, Maynard was re-appointed to the Court of Appeals, to fill the vacancy caused by the election of Charles Andrews as Chief Judge, although the Bar Association had urged the Governor against it. At the New York state election, 1893, running on the Democratic ticket for a full term on the Court of Appeals, he was not only defeated by Republican Edward T. Bartlett, but weighed down the whole ticket so that, although the Republican-leaning New York Times had predicted a Democratic victory, the whole Republican ticket of political newcomers was elected. In 1896, he died of a heart attack in his room at the Kenmore Hotel in Albany. Maynard was buried at the Woodland Cemetery in Delhi. Isaac Horton Maynard married on June 28, 1871, Margaret Maxwell Marvin, daughter of Charles Marvin and Frances Marvin, of Delhi, NY. Maynard may have owed at least some of his political appointments to his wife. Margaret Marvin came from a prominent New York political family: her mother Frances was the daughter of Congressman Charles A. Foote, Margaret's uncle Rensselaer William Foote died during the American Civil War as a major in the 6th United States Infantry.

Court of Appeals judges at New York Court History Portrait at the Court of Appeals Isaac Horton Maynard in NYT on October 7, 1893 EX-JUDGE MAYNARD DEAD in NYT on June 13, 1896 David Murray, LL. D. Delaware County, New York, Centennial History, Delhi, 1898. W.. H. Munsell & Co. History of Delaware County, N. Y. With Illustrations, Biographical Sketches and Portraits of Some Pioneers and Prominent Residents /1797–1880/, N. Y. C. 1880

Paul Tan Chee Ing

Rt. Rev. Monsignor Paul Tan Chee Ing, S. J. S. T. L. PhD, D. D. referred to as Bishop Paul Tan, is the second Roman Catholic Bishop of the Diocese of Malacca-Johor. He was the president of the Catholic Bishops' Conference of Malaysia and Brunei from the year 2011 to 2012. Tan was born on April 5, 1940, in Yong Peng, Johor state of migrants from China, he entered the Jesuit novitiate in Hong Kong in 1959, furthered his studies in the Philippines and Taiwan before obtaining a Licentiate in Theology at Milltown Institute of Theology and Philosophy in Dublin, Ireland. In 1971, he began doctoral studies at Ecole des Hautes Etudes in France, his doctoral dissertation on the thoughts of Mao Zedong, founder of China's communist party, was submitted in French and earned him a doctorate cum laude. Bishop Tan is fluent in English, Italian and Mandarin, as well as other Chinese dialects. After his studies, he went to Colombia in Latin America for a final year of Jesuit formation. Back in Malaysia, he helped establish the Catholic Research Centre in Malaysia in 1977 to help keep Catholics informed about Church teachings on ethics and social issues, as well as on political and economic developments in Malaysia.

Bishop Tan was a founder of the Malaysian Consultative Council of Buddhism, Christianity and Sikhism in the early 1980s. Today, the council consults with the government, vice versa, on laws and other matters affecting non-Muslims, he has been active in ecumenism, having served as assistant secretary and as executive committee member of the Christian Federation of Malaysia until he went to Rome 1992. In Rome, he served as the Jesuit superior general's regional assistant for East Oceania. Pope John Paul II appointed him Bishop of Malacca-Johor on Feb. 13, 2003. His episcopal ordination was on May 15, 2003. In January 2011 he became the president of the Catholic Bishops' Conference of Malaysia and Brunei. Pope Francis accepted Bishop Tan's resignation from office on November 19, 2015. Pope Francis appointed Bishop Anthony Bernard Paul to succeed him. Tan's profile at Diocese of Melaka-Johor

Tom Smith (Pennsylvania politician)

Thomas Joel "Tom" Smith was an American politician and businessman from Pennsylvania. A Democrat for four decades before seeking elective office, Smith switched his registration in 2011 and ran for the United States Senate in the 2012 election as a Republican, losing to the incumbent Democratic Senator Bob Casey Jr. Smith was born on October 20, 1947, he grew up in Armstrong County and graduated from Elderton High School in 1965. At 19, he decided to postpone college to run the family farm, he took over the family's school bus company. The Smiths had three biological children, adopted four more children from Texas. Smith started work in a coal mine shortly after leaving school. In 1989, he purchased and ran a coal mine, after raising the money by mortgaging his existing property, he ran the business for 20 years before selling it in 2010. Smith said that his company was "mining more than a million tons of a coal" per year and employed over 100 people. Smith was involved in local politics as a Democrat, serving on the Plumcreek Township Board of Supervisors and became President of the Board.

In 1975, the Plumcreek board voted to increase the real estate tax rate from 6 to 8 mills. In 1977, the board created an income tax, he voted for the "Local Tax enabling Act." In 1978, he voted for the creation of a 1% real estate transfer tax. He was a member of the party for four decades. "It's true I was a Democrat but I was conservative, so I wasn't a Democrat," Smith says, noting that he chaired a local chapter in the Tea Party movement. In August 2011, Smith entered the Republican race for United States Senate. In the five-person primary, Smith was viewed as a long-shot due to Sam Rohrer's name recognition, the Pennsylvania Republican Party's endorsement of Steve Welch. Smith spent nearly $3 million in the first three months of 2012 however, took a narrow lead in the polls leading up the primary. Smith won the primary with nearly 40 percent of the vote, he faced incumbent Democrat U. S. Senator Bob Casey Jr. in the general election in November. Casey was first elected in 2006, defeating then-incumbent U.

S. Senator Rick Santorum by 18 points, 59%–41%. Following controversial comments about rape by Republican Representative Todd Akin, Smith was asked August 27, 2012 by the Pennsylvania Press Club, with regard to his no-exceptions anti-abortion stance, how he would tell a daughter or granddaughter, raped that she had to keep the pregnancy. Smith stated that he had been in a similar situation because his relative had become pregnant out of wedlock. Smith stated that he was not equating the two situations, but that "a father's position" was similar. Smith lost in the general election to 54 to 45 percent. On September 7, 2012, Smith released the full text of his five-point economic plan entitled, Restoring the American Dream; the major points of his plan focused upon reducing federal spending and easing domestic energy production. Smith has continued to run television ads promoting his policy plan. Smith believed that life begins at conception, stating, "My stance is on record and its simplistic: I'm pro-life, period", he believed abortion should be banned with no exceptions, including in circumstances of rape and incest.

After graduation, he married his high school sweetheart. They lived in Armstrong County for several years with seven children, his net worth was estimated between $60 to $70 million. Smith died at his home in Shelocta in 2015. U. S. Senate campaign website at the Wayback Machine Profile at Vote Smart Financial information at the Federal Election Commission Campaign contributions at OpenSecrets.org