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October 13, 2010 9 The Julian News (760) 765 0192 We have our own private parking lot behind the office... entrance off 'C' Street OPE RTIEs CORNER OF IN& www.j TREET Est. 1967 P.O. Box 1000 Julian, CA 92036 I CHOICE PARCEL IN JULIAN ESTATES - 4.24 Acres at the end of the road. Many large oaks and pines, views, underground power and phone, paved roads, gated community.  _II $199,000 VERY SPECIAL OPEN FLOOR PLAN - 2 Bed- room/2 Bath Home with 9 foot Ceilings, Roman Slate Stamped Concrete Floors, Granite Counter Tops, Pla.ntation Shutters, RV Parking & Hookups. Allon 1.08 Acres $359,000 RAMONA, PRICED TO SELL - 5 Bedroom/2.5 Bath Spacious Home. large rooms, separate laundry room. Located at the end of private paved road. Bank approved short sale. Bring your buyers... $300,000 ESPECIALLY NICE HOME on prime, level, wooded 2.5 acre site in desirable Wynola Estates. Two fireplaces, open floor plan, balcony off bedrooms, many upgrades. Not a distress sale. Lots of potential, competitively priced at: $395,000. LOVELY NEWER HOME. Very Private - on 4.68 Acres adjoining State Park property. Great for horses. Open floor plan, 3 bedrooms, 2 baths, great views! Many trees, nicely landscaped. Priced right at: $399,000 WYNOLA ESTATES - 2 bedroom/2 bath home. Spacious and open floor plan. Converted 2 car CHOICE SITE IN PINE HILLS. 1.28 Acres with]l ] garage with full bath & private entrance. Attached easy access, mature trees. Service by water company, ill 1bedroom/1 bath granny flat with private entrance. has approved septic layout. 12.5 Acres. $578,000 $169,000 Bring alloffers! GREAT LAKE VIEW! From this newer two- bedroom home. Master bedroom downstairs, and bedroom + sitting area and more space upstairs Great kitchen with First-Class appliances. Deck double garage. $445,000 juli Zerbe, Broker Associate email: Rose Steadman, Broker / Owner Melo-de Savage, Realtor Associate email" melo-dec-' Kirby Winn, Realtor Associate email: Pioneer Museum Acquires Apple Parer Collection by Bobbi Zane Just in time for Julian's annual fall celebration of Apple Days, the Pioneer Museum received a gift of a collection of 70 antique apple peelers, according to curator Edwina Silbernagle. The gift was from Judy Faitek, of San Diego, whose late husband assembled the collection of mostly antique tools. Some of the peelers (called parers) date back more than 100 years. They include some used when people began using the mechanical parers to speed up the process of getting the fruit ready to make cider. A few of the most interesting parers were on display during the Apple Fest celebration at Menghini Winery Oct. 2 and 3. The collection came from the estate of Faitek's late husband, Leon, an electrical engineer who fell in love with the devices and started collecting them seriously. Faitek, explained their odyssey, "We looked for apple parers in rural communities all over the country. As Leon collected the more common parers, he started buying the rare ones on the Internet. He became active in the International Society of Apple Parer Enthusiasts and went to their conventions. "Every apple parer in this collection is different and most of them still work," according to Faitek. Originally made of wood, they were invented to speed up a very arduous, but necessary, job: that of peeling and coring apples so they could be pressed, fermented into cider, cooked, and stored for the winter. Samples of the earliest apple parers were designed to be clamped to a table or set on a tabletop. They were operated by hand cranks, and later had pulley actions for faster peeling. After the Civil War, the parers were made of cast iron in same factories that produced the armaments for the war. "Leon would be so pleased to know his parers will continue to educate everyone about the past," Faitek noted as she turned over the collection to the museum. It will go on display in the coming months. Two of the 70 Apple Parers (peelers) acquired by the Pioneer Museum, a new display is being constructed for all of them. LEON FAITEK CALIFORNIA The Julian Pioneer Museum, known as Julian's little attic, holds collections tools, clothing, and artifacts from many of Julian's old families. Located in Pioneer Park at 2811 Washington St., it's open Wednesday through Monday from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Admission, by donation, is $3. John Loud, an American inventor, patented a ball point pen in 1888. Spencer Valley Science and Art Fair contimwd /iom page 1 graders modeled the molecules of photosynthesis, water, carbon dioxide, oxygen, and glucose molecules of photosynthesis -- using marshmallows and chocolate covered raisins as the component atoms. Sixth graders' experiments and demonstrations included owl pellets, PH of soil, filtration, composting, plant respiration, tsunami waves, and sprouting beans. The lone seventh grader made a Power Point display about marine biology and sea turtles in particular. The Ritchie Hailers (grades three through seven) also displayed their Recycled Art, sculptures they had made from discarded materials and objects. Creations ranged from a Jetson- era jukebox, to conceptual art towers, to miniature compounds in honor of favorite canines, to a life-sized apple tree, to a long- beaked, feathered, clock-bearing creature known as a "Coo Coo Peaclock." Favored media for these creations included Camie Nelson's demonstration that bubble gum absorbs oil strawberry baskets, mailing tubes, and abandoned CD's. The multi-disciplinary event drew complimentary reviews from parents and other guests. In other news Spencer Valley's API, the state's indicator for achievement for the 2009-2010 school year, has been published as 934. 800 out of the possible 1000 is the cut off number for schools to be considered successfully making progress. Students and teachers automatically scrambled to get under their desks and work tables when this week's 4.0 earthquake struck on Wednesday morning. The quake might as well have been part of the Great California Shakeout program Spencer Valley is taking part in this month. The Shakeout focuses on preparedness and evacuation drills. Complete Gas Service Since 1947 Over 60 years serving the community we live in. 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