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November 16, 2011 Accepted Here II.m & Illl 'm 760 • ® ID, 9 ,:- 6 p-. I is7 sam-sp] I 1117 ] 81s," m I y (:leaning Service in by Tuesday, Back by Friday [ Phone in Your Meat and Dell Orders - No Waitin 760 765 1020 ULIAN '(ESTERYEARS IUnique and .C 'in Wynola Farms Marketplace 4470Highway78 Local E perience Since 1988 * TreeConsulting and spection * Long Term ForestMaintenance am lanning * Hazardous Removal and Precision Felling * Ornamental Pruning and Lacing * Brush Clearing and Chipping FREE ES TIMA TES Licensed and Bonded Fully Insured for Your Protection ERIC DAUBER License #945348 H: 760-765-2975 C: 760-271-9585 PO Box 254 JULIAN, CA. 92036 WE-8690A Postal Service Offers Discounts For Sending Troops Packages • Procrastinators and those who wait until Christmas Eve to go shopping take note - your military family member or friend will not get that holiday package unless you plan now to ship early. To ship packages parcel post - the most economical choice - to overseas military destinations, including Iraq and Afghanistan, the United States Postal Service recommends shipping on or before Nov. 12. The Postal Service offers a discounted, flat-rate price of $12.95 for packages to be sent to military personnel anywhere in the world• The price includes a $2-per-box discount on Priority Mail flat rate boxes for military mail being sent to APO/FPO (Air/Army Post Office, Fleet Post Office) destinations worldwide. "We suggest using the Postal Service's Priority Mail fiat-rate boxes for sending all your military packages overseas this holiday season," said Lynn Smith, USPS Greater Indiana District Manager• "Those familiar red-and-white boxes emblazoned with the "America Supports You" logo are sure to remind those away from home, of a bit of home," he said. Free military care kits are available by calling 800-610-8734. Kits include two "America Supports You" large Priority Mail flat rate boxes, four medium-sized Priority Mail flat rate boxes, six Priority ~ail labels, one roll of Priority Mail tape and six customs forms with ~hve opes Overseas-bound mail is sometimes subject to certain restrictions regarding content, preparation and handling and many APO/FPO addresses require customs forms. Generally, the following are prohibited in some regions, particularly the Operation Iraqi Freedom area: obscene articles or any matter depicting nude or seminude persons, pornographic or sexual items, political materials, pork or pork by-products or bulk quantities of religious materials contrary to the Islamic faith. Those shipping packages should remember to consider extreme temperatures - either heat or cold - which can damage goods and electronics. To order materials online, print out customs forms or postage labels or to learn more about a country's restrictions go to send/apo.htm. Laura Lewis, Postmaster Toy Hall Of Dollhouse, Hot Wheels, Blanket by Ben Dobbin (AP and OfficialWire) The blanket, an all-purpose plaything as well as a comfort for generations of thumb-suckers landed Thursday(November 10) in the National Toy Hall of Fame [] along with Hot Wheels and the dollhouse. The trio take their places at The Strong, a children's and cultural history museum in upstate New York, alongside 46 classics ranging from the bicycle, kite and teddy bear to Barbie, Jack-in- the-Box and Mr. Potato Head. Curators said the blanket was a special addition in the spirit of two earlier inductees, the cardboard box and the stick. They praised its ability to serve either as recreational raw material or an accessory transformed in myriad ways by a child's daydreams. "Every now and again we like to shake things up, remind folks there's play experiences that happen purely creatively ... rather than coming with rules, a path, a backstory you feel constrained into," said Christopher Bensch, the Rochester museum's chief curator. "Blankets have been keeping people warm for centuries, but they've also been heating up kids' imaginations," serving as magic carpets and superhero capes, a peek-a-boo veil, a chair-draped fortress or "an island of safety surrounded by sea monsters." [')fli~'lq-,~"fll:5 "tt :! ~, ll~;;'. ,'z.'-t ,~i',,'i~,.,} , ": FOr Linum the comfdrt ibmpat-ted by his precious blue blanket blends with its "play function" as a lasso, a whip, a Snoopy towrope and, in later adventures, "when he talks about turning his blanket into a sports coat when he grows up," Bensch said. Longevity is a key criterion for getting into the 13-year-old hall, which was acquired in 2002 from A.C. Gilbert's Discovery Village in Salem, Oregon• Each toy must be widely recognized, foster learning, creativity or discovery through play, and endure in popularity over generations• Trying to create a toy that would be as big a success with boys as Barbie was with girls, Elliot Handler hit upon an idea for miniature die-cast vehicles with sleek designs. Hot Wheels were introduced in 1968 and the brand became a big hit. Handler, who died in July at age 95, grew Mattel Inc. into the nation's largest toy maker along with his wife, Ruth, who created the Barbie doll in 1959. The dollhouse evolved from 16th-century "baby houses," wooden cabinets in which wealthy European women displayed their collections of miniature furnishings. German toy makers produced variations for youngsters to furnish with tiny chairs, tables, beds, tapestries and floor coverings and, by the 19th century, mass-production methods enabled dollhouses to grow in popularity. "The dollhouse has gone on to hold a special place in the hearts of children everywhere," said Patricia Hogan, the museum's The Julian News 3 • Rabobank customers now have free use of ATMs at more than 500 stores throughout California. • Rabobank is ranked "Highest Customer Satisfaction with Retail Banking in California" by J.D. Power and Associates. • Rabobank, N.A. is part of the Rabobank Group, rated one of the world's safest banks by Global Finance magazine. : •[ Open a personal checking account today and choose your free gift.* Let's grow togethed JULIAN 2033 Main Street ............. (7fi0)IgS:2Z65, Ral~bank, N.A. • Member FDiC • www;rabobankame~h; ~Offe~ applies tO Option Checking< Pecsonal Checkh'~g+ Perso)fal Interest Checking, Senior Cbeckt)~3 arid Sole Proprietor Checking oI~ly and ends December 2. 20 | 'f, $I~0,9 minir~um openir~g deposg ~equ~red. Ral>3bank ~eceived ~1~e highes[ numelical score among re[nil banks le California in the [are#detacy J.D. Powe˘ af~d Associates 20 t 1 Retail gankl fig Sat~sfactfon Stuciys*~, Steady based oe 51,620 total responses measu ring 19 p~oviders in Calif'omia a~ld men s~res O~i~i ORS Of consumers with theft' ~˘h~1 ary bankingprovider, Pt~prieta~'ystudyresu~tsarebasedone~r~r~cesandl3erceptonsofco~s~.~metssup~eyed nJar~uary201 Yourexpetiencesmz~yvary, Visltjdpower,com, curator of toys and dolls. '~l~rom the most elaborately crafted mansions to the simplest home- made structures, the dollhouse gives kids an ideal environment for creative play, from furnishing and refurnishing rooms, making up stories and collaborating with friends and siblings." More than a few heavyweight nominees fell short in 2011, including the puppet, the pogo stick and Rubik's Cube. Preview Of Women's Club Holiday Home The Julian Woman's Club is hosting their annual Holiday Home Tour on Friday, December 9, 2011. There will be two tours on Dec. 9th. We will meet at the United Methodist Church on Hwy 78. At the Church you will have the opportunity to purchase gifts for Christmas from our wonderful crafters & quilters. Baked goods will also be available to buy. Refreshments will be served before each tour begins. The cost of this tour is $20.00. Tickets can be purchased and reservations can be made at Julian Tea and Cottage Arts on Third Street in Julian. Please call them at 760-765-0832. Pam & Tom Green Bob & Marie Allen were the original owners of this lovely home. Pam is their daughter. Bob was an amazing artist, lots of his art work you will see displayed around the home. He also was the originator of the "Howdy Doody" puppet for the TV show in the 1950s. When the Aliens moved to Pine Hills permanently Marie wanted the home to be bigger. She kept thinking of ways to increase the home in size and little by little, addition by addition, the home spread all over the upper part of the prbperty. Pam and Tom have done some redecorating since her father died. They live in Koto de Caza, California most of the year.