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090210tvappleprocess.Jacob Sauls of Highland, IL (left) clears a backlog of apples as they feed through this near-antique apple polisher and size-sorter machine at the Mills Apple Farm in rural Marine, IL.   Farm hand Eleanor Balson (right) sorts the sized apples by grade -- apples that don't make the cut to be sold to customers at the Mills Farm's country store are made into pies or cider.  The two can process about 20 to 30 crates of apples per day, with each crate containing about 200 apples.  These are Jonathan apples, which are a semi-sweet apple used for baking, cider or just plain eating..TIM VIZER/BELLEVILLE NEWS-DEMOCRAT/ASSOCIATED PRESS