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May 9, 2012 C; of the American Legion Presents The Julian News 7 Live in Julian. ShoQ in Julian Business Spotlight: American Gardener American Gardener is a soap and potpourri shop located at 2116 Main Street, downstairs in the Cole Building. Sherry Horton has owned American for eighteen years and it has been in its current location for fifteen years She currently employs three Julian residents The Shop is open Monday thru Friday 10:30 to 5:00 and Saturday/Sunday 10:00 to 5:00. What's great about American Gardener is that many of Sherry's products are made right here in Julian All fourteen varieties of potpourri are made at her warehouse, where the fruit and flowers are cut and dried and mixed up to create wonderful scents Also made locally is her the wonderful hand salve, completely made from scratch and works wonders on dry hands, cuticles, elbows and knees They have twelve varieties of Bath Ice, completely made in Julian. She also makes soy based candles in a variety of aromas. American Gardener stocks eighteen varieties of custom made French scented soaps in three sizes; mini, rounds and large bars that contain all natural oils and ingredients. They also stock hand lotion made with French scents and newly added to the shop are all American made kitchen hand soaps and lotions (meyer lemon, rosemary/ cedar/time). Stop by and take in all the wonderful aromas and check out her beautiful collection of decorative home goods including wildlife ceramics, unique tea and coffee cups, decorative tea pots and plates. Honestly I hadn't taken the time to stroll through this shop before and I was quite impressed the selection and quality. the Secret Shopper Julian Woman's Club Heritage Quilt Show We are gearing up for our annual Heritage Quilt Show to be held at Town Hall, opening on June 22nd and ending on July 4th, 2012. This year we will feature our King Size Opportunity Quilt, Tales of First Ladies, for our drawing at the close of the show. This pattern is featured in Eleanor Burns' new book: Tales of First Ladies. Some lucky person will take home this quilt on July 4th It features about 1000 2mm Swarovski crystals Gearing Up (yes, it's washable, instructions are on the quilt label) in the center medallion and eagles It's quite a striking bit of bling. Sure to be a family heirloom. Tickets are available for $1 each Or 6 tickets for $5. The quilt will be on display at the Wild Flower Show May 9 - 12, as well as at' the quilt show. Tickets can be purchased at either venue or you can contact Merry Jo Rembold at 760-765-2818. Attention all quitters! Any residents who have quilts they want to display at the show can contact Merry Jo Rembold, 760-765-2818 for an entry form. Forms will also be distributed shortly to various local quilting groups. The scheduled day for dropping off your quilts is Wednesday, June 20th, between 1100 am and 2:00 p.m We  have a lot of talent in our little town, so be sure to get your entry into the show! Eleanor Burns" Road Show "Tales of the First Ladies" Eleanor Burns will be presenting her newest show on Tuesday, July 3rd at Witch Creek School. The first show will be at 10 a.m and the afternoon show will begin at 1:00 p.m Be sure to reserve your spot as tickets often go fast and space is limited. It's always very entertaining and fun, even if you're not a quilter! When you see how much fun we have, you may just get the quilting bug. There will also be an opportunity to purchase quilting supplies, books and kits before and after the shows. The cost of the show is $20 and proceeds go to the Julian Woman's Club Charities. For more information and reservations call Diana Garrett at 760-765-3647. PRO FLAM E Serving The Community We Live/n For Over 60 Years HARD CIDER ORFILA COU00RY CELLARS 6 BEER TASTING PAIRING B3rITS ARIEL'S ATTIC FOR00 Commercial CeIebrating 000 Residential 000 Payment Opti ons 24 Hour Emergency Service 760 765-0130 Ben Sulser, District Manager I iii ' is wort,-,.00 contact hir00 at ,rons A: ,t.,00u00,us*ine,",as severa, Antiques, 223 Covered Bridge excellent used book dealers, and Road, Northhampton, PA 18067; perhaps that is where you should and dave@ironsantiques.com, begin your search. Wolf's Head , by Larry Cox Check out his webpage at www. ironsantiques.com Old Iron Q: I am enclosing two views of an old iron of mine and would greatly appreciate it if you can tell me more about it and estimate how much it is worth --Joan, Sun City, Ariz. A: I always hate to answer a question about irons, because when I do, it triggers an avalanche of mail from others who own older irons I am usually hard pressed just to stay on top of the extra volume of mail. With that said, readers with collectible irons should contact an expert David Irons is just such a man and has written an informative book about them, "Irons by Irons," He might be able to give you an idea of what your iron Q: I recently found a coin that celebrated the Chicago World's Fair of 1933. The design includes what appears to be a Nazi swastika, odd for such a coin Can you explain why this would have been used to promote an American event? -- James, Wood River, III. A: Before the symbol was co- opted by Hitler, it was used in many ancient religions, including ones in India and China. In America, it often was used in Native American designs in both textiles and pottery patterns. Q I have a book of Shakespeare published by Henry T. Coates & Company that appears to be quite old. What is it worth? -- Marjorie, St. Augustine, Fla. P t Books is one of the oldest such businesses in your city and has an excellent reputation Q: I have a partial set of sterling flatware in the Trousseal pattern. Can you tell me anything about this pattern and how much my set is worth? --Susan, St. Louis, Mo. A: The pattern was introduced by the International Silver Company in 1934 Typical prices in this pattern are fork, $40; butter spreader, $18, soup spoon, $30, and sugar tongs, $50. Write to Larry Cox in care of King Features Weekly Service, P.O. Box 536475, Orlando, FL 32853-6475, or send e-mail to questionsforcox@ aoLcom. Due to the large volume of mail he receives, Mr. Cox is unable to personally answer all reader questions Do not send any materials requiring return mail. 2012 King Features Syndicate, Inc.