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2 The Julian News Art Gallery 6 Books The Julian ~ ] BOOK I-IOUSE~ ~'~ superb reading material ~ Selling Rare and Good Used Books Diana & Don Garrett - Owners 2230 Main Street P.O. Box 2003 Julian, CA 92036 760-765-1989 Candy- Fudge Art Gallery Santa Ysabel Art Gallery 30352 Hwy. 78 (at Hwy. 79) P.O. Box 480 Santa Ysabel, CA 92070 765 1676 OPEN Thursday - Monday 11 a.rn. - 5 p.m. Featuring the Finest Local Artists Business Services 1459 Hollow Glen Road Juliim, CA. 92036 (760) 765 2620 fax (760) 765 1838 COPIES COLOR COPIES FED EX t UPS SHIPPINB/PACKABINO CONFIDENTIAL FAX t OFFICE BUPPLIEB PRtNTINB LAMINATINS REBUMEB FLYERS & NOTICES MAIL BERVICES (BULK/PICKUP) LEBALy BUSINESS & TAX FORMS BUSINESS CARDS & RUBBER STAMPS SECRETARIAL & COMPUTER SERVICES OPEN Monday4riday S:30 TO 5 Garden & Gifts 765 O48O Motorcycle Apparel HOG Lea~ers, Apparel 'al~rV 2000 Main St. +'i 760-765-2966 --'r ; ,nr,';: ', Legal A dvice ANTHONYJ, ROMAN0 Att0rney-At-Law Real Estate, Estate Planning, Business and Water Law Wood Stoves & Outdoor Furniture WOOD STOVES FIREPLACES BARBEQUES OUTDOOR FURNITI. RE +KITCHEN & GiFTWAFIE 2115 Main Street P.0. Box 189-,luUan, :,~, 92036 (760) 765-1022 (619) 696-9916 1901 First Avenue, Suite 110 San Diego, CA. qhe Blue Heron Garden Shop & GallenJ Friday to Monday 11 -4 2116 Third Street Home Decor IN THE VINE5 Cabin Cam ? 8' Lo~s~ NEW LOCATION 1 Wynola Farms M~'ketplace (In N~aln Building Behind 0trite Winery] 4470HWY78 ~I~ I"I Wood- Burning Stoves Drafting / House Plans Lori Ar er MANAGEMENT CAD/Dra~ing v' Building Permits Project Coordination Bookkeeping P.O. 13ox 401 Julian, CA 92036 760-765-1113 Representing Victims of Serious Accidents Home Owner's Fire Insurance Claims Joseph T. Dibos Attorney At Law 2445 5th Avenue, Suite 420 San Diego, CA 92101 The Justice and Compensation You Deserve 619-235-0307 WE INVITE YOUR OPINION/ The views expressed by our contributing writers are their own and not necessarily those of The Julian News management. We invite all parties to submit their opinions and comments to The Julian News. All contributed items are subject to editorial approval prior to acceptance for publication. Letters must include your name and contact information. Letters may be mailed to: Julian News P.O. Box 639 Julian, CA 92036 email: in person: Julian News Office (in Soundings Complex) 1453 Hollow Glen Road (9am - 3:30pm Mon-Fri) Deadline is Friday Noon for the next weeks issue [] ~. MAILED 52 WEEKS- $40.00 _- ~lDl~v.I;,,~l~: ........................ First Class D~livery - $120.00 Mail Subscription To: Julian News P.O.Box 639 Julian, CA 92036-0639 [PLF..ASE PRIIWI'] NAME: ADDRESS; cJht state TELEPHONE: ( ) vtsA FI MASTERCARD [~ Cmaxr CARO NuueEm IEXPIRATION DATE: PAYMENT METHOD CHECK 13 MONEY ORDER ZJp+4 ~IGNATUR~: For information, call (760) 765-2231 i % err~il: Ms VanDeerlin, As a Veteran of World War II, I take exception to your comment regarding the display of the POW / MIA flag. To begin, I was a combat medic in Europe, my most notable participation was during the Battle of the Bulge". Still today souvenir hunters in the Ardennes and Hurtgen Forest, recover dog tags (Military Identification devices worn by all servicemen), sending the information to many different unit associations for assistance in informing the family of the owner of the recovery of that memento. Was the owner killed and never recovered, listed as "Missing In Action"? I can be very graphic, personally I know of an incident where I patched up a soldier, tucked him under a tree, awaiting removal from the combat area. A mortar shell or 88mm shell struck in his area, leaving him strung up on the tree like Christmas Tree Ornaments. I didn't know his name he was from a different unit, was he listed as KIA or MIA? I believe you should look into the background of the POW / MIA flag. In 1990 Congress recognized the "National League of Families of American Prisoner of War and Missing in Action in the South East Asiatic area, Congress decreed that the "Flag" shall be flown on the following Days: Armed Forces Day Memorial Day Flag Day Independence Day National POW / MIA Day Veterans Day I firmly believe that this Flag should fly as specified until EVERY serviceman/ servicewoman that has been listed as POW or MIA is accounted for. In Belgium, at Mardasson, a Memorial to the casualties of the 'Battle of the Bulge" There is listed 89,970 men Killed in Action, Missing in Action, Wounded in Action, POWs and those incapacitated by the horrible winter I endured for 5 weeks. Be glad you are free to look out your kitchen window and see The American Flag and a flag in memory of those who have never been accounted for. May your nephew never need the services of a "Corpsman". Enjoy your Freedom Ed Coltrin Julian ~)1 ',,, , II Among emperor penguins, it is the male bird that hatches the eggs. 92036 / / / ~M Dear Susan van Deerlin, You may get a lot of flack, but then it is your freedom that you have to write The Julian News, that allows you to be free to express your opinion. Yes, you do have rights to protest in your own way about the MIA/ POW flag being flown under the Stars and Stripes. But you must understand that "Freedom" is just another word, unless you are not free. For the men and women who died to make this country free, served our country in a way that most people would never understand. Some served like you protesting, like the man at the Concord Naval Weapon Station in Northern California, who got his legs cut off when trying to stop a train with 100 box cars full of bombs to be shipped to Viet Nam. Some served little by protesting by spitting and kicking when our service men and women came home in San Francisco. But the proud Americans served by giving their arms and legs for freedom and then you have "Americans Best" that gave their all. This MIA/ POW flag that you so dislike is not just for those in Viet Nam, but also for all Americans who are missing in action. From the birth of our nation that fought for its freedom so you could be free, from that time to the present time. The next time you think you can protest in which you do have the right, think of the freedom that our men and women gave for your rights to protest by stopping and listening to Dave who plays the guitar on the sidewalk. Listen to the song or go and this song to be played by him. It is called "Washington Square". Most people have never heard it but here are the words. "A young man rode with his head held high, under the Texas sun. And not one guessed that a man so blessed would perish by the gun. Lord, would perish by the gun. A shot rang out like a sudden shout and heaven held its breath. For the dreams of a multitude of men rode with him to his death. Lord rode with him to his death. Yes the heart of the world weighs heavy with the helplessness of tears. For the man cut down in a Texas town in the summer of his years. And we who stay must not ever lose the victory that he won. For whenever men look to freedom, then his soul goes riding on. Lord, his soul goes riding on." Sincerely, Benjimin J. Roth Julian Editors note: The song quoted here is actually "In the Summer of His Years", written by David Lee and Herb Kretzmer. It's about John E Kennedy's death. June 17,2009 HfiMOUii6[fi The Bubba Lew Ull6[li The Little Lewwie Ull6[fi Your;'-- -- I ,G ', loday I Last Minute I Graduationi you pick the I amount I | Acccpte~ 1 1 1 am 1 I 1 1 1 1 mm 1 1 1 1 1 m mm Photographer Michael Hart and Michele Harvey ..... Owners/Publishers ~.,!:i~!...:!~;~;.!:~;.... 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The Julian News is a legally adjudicated newspaper of general circulation in the State of California, Legal No. 577843 Contacting The Julian News Contacting The Julian News 1453 Hollow Glen Road (Soundings Complex) In Person office hours: 9am - 3:30pm Monday thru Friday By Mail The Julian News po Box 639 Julian, CA 92036 Phone/Fax 760 765 2231 fax 760 765 1838 email Information may be placed in our drop box located on the After Hours East Side of the Soundings Offices. The phone will accept succinct messages 24 hours a day. il~ Member ~ Member ~ California Newspaper National Newspaper Publishers Association Association