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June 15,2005 A Look Back This Week " On June 15, 1752, Benjamin Franldi~ proved lightning is electric- ity by Ring a kite in a thunderstorm; subseqt~fiy, he invented the light- ning r~d June 15, 1775, the Contin0ital Congress named George Washington commander in chief On June 17, 1775, American revolutonaries repulsed the British under Gen. William Howe twice before' retreating at the Battle of Bunker Hill June 18, 1778, the British evacuated Philadelphia June 18, 1812, Congress declared war on Great Brithin June 15, 1924, Congress approved a law mak- ing all Indians citizens June 17, 1928, Amelia Earhart became the first woman to fly the Atlantic June 16, 1933, Congress ended its "100 days" special session, having passed President Roosevelt's New Deal June 19, 1953, Julius and Ethel Rosenberg, convicted of con- spiracy to commit wartime espi- onage, were executed June 17, 1963, the Supreme Court ruled 8-1, that laws requiring the recitation of the Lord's Prayer or Bible verses in public schools were unconstitutional June 17, 1972, five men were arrested for breaking into the offices of the Democratic National Committee in the Watergate office comp!ex in Washington, D.C June 18, 1983, Sally Ride became the fwst American woman to travel in space when the space shuttle Challenger was launched from Cape Canaveral, Fla June 14, 1985, a TWAjet was seized by terrorists after ,taking off from Athens; 153 passen- gers and crew were held hostage for 17 days, and one U.S. serviceman was killed June 13, 1996, the anti- tax Freemen surrendered to federal authorities after an 81-day standoff at a ranch near Jordan, Montana June 15, 2002, Arthur Andersen, the accounting firm for Enron, was con- victed of obstruction of justice by a federal jury. 2005 DBR Media, Inc. Puppeteer At Ramona Women's Local puppeteer, Margaret Griffith-Jones will be entertaining at the Ramon Women's Connection on June 22"d with a demonstration of her Marionettes. She has been making puppe{s of various kinds for most of her life and stil performs occasionally for local groups. Margaret learned the art of puppet-making in her native England and has been making them since the age of 15. She continues to create all her own puppets. The meeting date will be the week after school ends in order to accommodate school age r children that would enjoy the program with Mom or Grandma. Also on the meeting's agenda will be speaker Pauletta Staley from Murrieta, CA. A creative business owner and Sales Rep Pauletta will tell her story of "The Secret Key." The salad bar luncheon is at the Ramona Sizzler, 4t" and Main St. from 11:30 to 1:15. Cost is $8.50. Call for reservations at 760-789-1526 or 760-788-1348. There is also complimentary child-care available by reservation. Triva T/me by Waker Bramch 1. What were Am and Si in the Disney movie, "Lady and the Tramp"? 2. How old was Elvis when he died? 3. Who said, "Sadness is a cold hot dog and a warm Coke"? 4. What actor served as a U.S. del- egate to the 1978 United Nations Conference on Disarmament? 5. On what island where Aristotle and Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis married? 6. What revolutionary kind of tires were announced in Akron, Ohio, on May 11, 19477 7. What comedy hour topped the Neilsen ratings from 1968 to 1970? 8. Who hopped aboard the Jefferson Airplane in 1966? 9. what's the Swedish word for If " "administration man," widely adopt- f ' ed by governments? f r 10. What did Gerald Ford's "WIN" ir r buttons stand for? Trivia Time Answers ,f 1. Siamese cats; 2. 42; 3. Charlie t Brown; 4. Paul Newman; 5. r Skorpios; 6. Tubeless; 7. "Laugh-In;" 8. Grace Slick; 9. Ombudsman; 10. t Whip Inflation Now 2005 DBR Media, Inc. Etz Chaim i The Congregation Annual meeting and election will be held on Friday June 17th at 7:30 PM. All members in good standing were Sent a notice of the election of Officers and Directors a month ago, and are requested, to present to cast their votes. If for any reason that is not possibl , they are to send an absente e ballot. Nominees selected by thie Nominating Committee art: Rhode Hamburger, Pres Barry Pasternack, Vice President; Larry Axelrod, Treasurer; Dian a Levin, Corresponding Secty; il Cole, Recording Secty ; Directors: Hilda & Chuck Kotkir b; Bob &Betty Bernath; Erwin Levl ,; Helene Radzik; and AI Wollnerl The next Sabbath service wi II be IMMEDIATELY AFTER thl.= above mentioned Annual meeting on Friday June 17th. Rabbi Mark Hurvitz, spiritual leader of the Congregation will conduct the service starting at 8 PM, at the President's home- 15670 Indian Head Ct. Call: 789- 7393 for directions. Our next Torah study session will take place on Sunday June 19th at 10 AM at the home Of long time members Sally and Erwin Levy. Call them at 789- 4983 for directions. This is a very informal group and there is no need to have had prior Jewish education in order to enjoy attending. Refreshments are served after the class. Women's Club Quilt Show June 24th "In The Garden" The Julian Town Hall will again bloom with colorful and historical quilts owned and/or made by back country quilters, June 24 through July 4, according to Mary Ellen Thilken, event chair. The annual event is sponsored by the Julian Woman's Club to raise funds for scholarships and community needs. Admission is by donation. Hours are 10 a.m. to5 p.m. each day. The Town Hall is at Main arid Washington, in the historic mining town of Julian. Eleanor Bums, nationally- known quilting expert, author and television show host, has helped Julian Woman's Club Quilting Group create a queen-sized applique quilt. It will be on display during the show. Drawing tickets may be purchased for $1 each or 6 for $5 during the Quilt Show days. Burns, who also is owner of a quilting fabric and supply company in San Marcos, is a part-time resident of the Julian area, and a member of the Woman's Club. She opened her studio to the group for sewing sessions. Quilters include Thilken, Ma ureen Brantley, Diana Garrett, Joni Hildreth, Jeanne Katzowicz, Jo Larson Jan Mettles, Merleen OttaVian0, Norma Quirk and Ruth Rabenberg. Thilken is still accepting quilts for display at the show; she may be reached at (760) 765-1578. I ;ION GAME June 15 June 18 June 25 D-Rays vs Giants 5:00 Padres Giants 9:30 Closing Day Game (1st vs 2nd) Library Summer Programs and Schedule Announced The Julian Library, a branch of the San Diego County Library, has always offered the children a summer time reading program and this year is no exce ption. Thls summer is the first in the new building and to celebrate there are many programs with professional musicians, magiciahs, and storytellers that will be held in the library's community room. The program kicks off on Saturday, June 18 at 1:00 p.m. with a presentation by Jackie Navarre, a wildlife biologist and enimal trainer, who will bring an array of wild animals to teach chilClren about wildlife in other parts of the world. Other programs wlll be presented throughout the Summer. / ' The Julian Branch of the iSa n Diego County Library, 1850 Highway 78, invites children t rQugh age eleven to register for a summer of "Dragons, Dream,s,Daring Deeds." Students in middle school are invited to "Jpu t Read". The six -week program begins June 18 and ends on luly 27. The goal is to read a! least 10 books if the child is in D ring Deeds or 5 books if in Joust Read"i There will be incentives add prizes and many opportunities to have some fun at the library'sprograms. All programs are free and will be in the library's commuqity room. Some require advance registration. Call the library at'(760) 765-0370 for additional information. FOr Daring Deed Readers: June 18, 1:00 p.m. Wild Wonders - a Walk on the Wild Side! COme meet a collection of live, wild animals from around the world. June 21,28, July 5,12,19,16 at 6:00 p.m. June 29;2:00 p.m. Movi Nights - titles of movies will be announced at a later date. June 29, 2:00 p m. June 30,11:00 a.m. Meet a sparkly fairy, Majestic the Mystcal! Princess, and travel through time]in l her stories. This story teller dressed as a medieval princess will enchant children with her stories. ; es ihoo Story T me and "Co or Your July 7, 14, 21,28 at 11:00 a.m. Story Time for all children with Merrily Cox. July 7, 2:30 p.m. The Magic Book Tour with magician Dana Law. Not just anyone can connect children with the magic of books! July 9, 1:00 p.m, "Crafts stories for"Daring Deed" readersJ July 19, 2:00 p.m. Music and songs from Around the World with Patsy Larson; she uses a variety of musical instruments and leads the children in songs. For Joust Readers: July 22, 2:00 p.m. Test your wits at "Medieval Jeopardy" like on TV! Pre-registration required. July 23, 1:00 p.m. Craft for "Joust Readers". I .a Father's Day By Clinton S. Powell Naturalist As I glanced at the calendar this morning, I saw that this Sunday is Father's Day, and I quickly felt both happiness and a touch of apprehension. For my initial reaction, I could see in my minds eye my three wonderful children desperately seeking at the very last moment something, anything. Anything. And l also could see myself on my day, opening up one or several gifts, hoping that my children didn't have to work too hard to get something for me, or in the ease of my elder daughter's case, use up the last corner of her American Express Card. The reasons why I cringe when I see Father's Day coming up are not only from the gifts that' I have received, but also from one specific gift I gave to my dad. Without a doubt, the most impressive and most disastrous gift I gave my father involved his favorite hunting boots. I asked my grandfather what would be a good Father's Day present and he quickly replied that my dad's favorite boots needed a good cleaning and oiling. So I pulled out Dad's Gokey hunting boots, pulled off the laces and scrubbed all the season's mud, flooded the boots with a hose, pulled out the foxtails out of the inside. Then I set the boots out to dry on top of the garage. And while the boots were drying, I called all the Labrador Retrievers and we had a good swim in the pond across the meadow. We returned after several hours and then I looked for the oil for theboots. The only trouble was there were two- one gallon cans of oll side by side. One was Neat's-foot Oil and the other Linseed oil. The first one sounded like the one to use, but I wasn't sure, so I went to ask granddad. He couldn't be found. So here I was, I guess about nine or ten years old, and I had to make a decision. As I was trying to read the faded print on the cans, I heard one of the dogs tearing away at not only the laces, but one of the pups was chewing wildly at the tongue of dad's favorite boots. I yelled at them and retrieved the boots. Quickly I pulled out a can of oil and wiped the laces and boots, then hid them so my dad wouldn't see them. Then came Father's Day. Early in the morning I went out and picked up Dad's boots. I was ready. Ready until I touched the. boots: they were sticky and wet. They felt like a wild snail party occured all night, Then I got that sickening feeling. I put linseed oil on his favorite boots. I don't recall the other Father's Day gifts I gave dad. This oiling could not be surpassed as far as disasters. Granddad helped me out on other Father's Days gifts. Now I do know that grandfathers are every boy's answer for life. So this Father'sDay, what I really would like, and rm sure there are many fathers who would agree, is just to be together, to share a laugh about the good times we have had together. And of course, a good ribbing about not so memorable times; It's not really a gift rm wanting from my children; what I want is for them to know I love them and that I feel proud to be their father. Their smiles, laughter and hugs are the true gifts. For the greatest gift I have ever received from my children is their love. I" "A man of diffident manner will never inspire confidence. A cold reserve cannot beget enthusiasm and so with the other [Izaits of success], there must be an outward and visible sign of the inward and spiritual grace." - George S. Patton S~Sr "To plunder, to slaughter, to steal, these things they misname empire, and where they make a wilderness, they call it 'peace'." - Tacitus, Roman historian "We must beware of needless innovations, especially when guided by logic." - Winston Churchill The Julian News 9 KEV- Brinq s 6 Strings With e To Wynola Wynola Pizza welcomes KEV Kevin Rones to the outdoor patio this SatUrday evening, June 18. For those of you who have seen KEV you know that his guitar playing is out of this world and his show in general is full of energy. Here is an excerpt about KEV from SanDiegomusicmatters.com thatl enjoyed r "Try to think back to a time when musicianship mattered, when musicians played heartstrings as well as the strings on the guitar. The soul of a true musicians music is within their Come out and witness the own soul. It is this extension original finger style acoustic of self that is a profound guitar playing that KEV delivers element to the emotion within in his own unique way. their music. These tides of Show starts at 6pm. expression sway within the long, Nordic blonde hair of a San Diego guitar god, simply called KEV. KEV is a musical anomaly and a guitar guru who's genuine love for the virtues of sound and beauty electrify your senses with a passion that has yet to be replicated by musicians of lesser talent." See you there! Mark you Calendar June 25 - Kinney/Reynolds Project July 2 - Unknown Legend Linda and Galen July 9 - Jim Wakefield and friends July 16 - Howling Coyotes with Linda Hummer ! Consumers Have One More Easy And Convenient Way To Change Their Address This Moving WASHINGTON, D.C. - Moving will never be easy but the Postal Service has now made it more convenient by offering the 45 million Americans who move annually three methods of forwarding their mail. In addition to submitting a hardcopy form at the Post Office, or submitting a change through our website, usps.com, consumers now have the added convenience of changing their address by telephone at 1-800-ASK-USPS (i-800-275-8777). To file a change of address by telephone, consumers can simply dial 1-800-ASK-USPS (1-800-275-8777) and select the change-of- address option. Part of the process uses interactive voice response (IVR) and only takes minutes. There is always the option to speak with a customer service agent regarding questions or concerns Like internet change of address, customers will need to have a valid credit card for identity verification and security. A nominal fee is charged. The Postal Service is careful to take steps to ensure the change of address is authorized, and to protect individuals' privacy and security. Once the application is received by the Postal Service, the customer will be notified through the standard change-of-address confirmation process. First, a move validation letter will be sent to the old address indicating the request to forward mail. Then, a confirmation notification letter will be sent to the new address In both cases, if the address change is unauthorized or incorrect, the consumer is advised to call 1-800-ASK-USPS immediately The main benefit for consumers is consistent, more efficient and speedier delivery. Like usPs.com, Telephone Change of Address helps reduce the number of illegible and incomplete change of address forms that are submitted through the hard copy option. More than six million Americans have changed their address online at www.usps.com. In a recent survey, over 80 percent of respondents said they would definitely use the online change of address service for their next move. This is another example of how the Postal Service is making it quicker, easier and more convenient than ever to use postal produces and services. 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