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June 26, 1998

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CAPE GAZETTE, Friday, June 26 '-' July 2,1998 - 27 llllllllq I fill i I . 1  Members of Lewes High School s Class of 1935 gathered on June 6 at the Virden Center to mark the 63rd anniversary of their graduation. Members shown are (standing, l-r)Thomas  $0  Down 1 Lodge, William Walsh, James Richard Orton, Frank Carter and Henry Hill. Seated are Flo- rence Wingate, Mary Simpler Burton, Mary Lynch Hayden, Sylvia Marshall Bonk, Elva Neff i  $0 Payments: White, Margaret Breeders Wright and Peggy Beebe Williams. All class members are Delawareans, and most reside in the Lewes-Rehoboth area. Elva i White traveled from Fort Collins, Colo., to attend the gathering. Lewes High class of'35 holds 63rd reunion 00$500" for90Days Graduates of theLewes High there are 16 surviving members. Short ofLewes. Guests at the re- : Cash Back: School class of 1935 observed the Eva Dodd Hazzard and EmoryB. union included Mrs. James A. 63rd anniversary of their gradua- on in-stock models Brittingham, who passed away Moore, widow of the class advis- tion as they gathered for dinner since the 1995 reunion, were re- er, fifth-grade teacher Mildred and reminiscing at the Virden membered by their classmates Bennett Ingram and photographer Center in Lewes June 6. The occa- with a moment of silence. Twelve Joseph McQuaide. Also on hand sion marked the ninth time the members attended this year, in- were Mary Breeders Groome and group has come together for a re- cluding Elva Neff White, who Hazel D. Brittingham, who has at- union over the years, traveled from Fort Collins, Colo. tended all class reunions since her Class president Thomas Lodge Unable to join their classmates marriage to Emery. She presented of New Castle served as master of were Dorothy Schmierer Massey each class member with a copy of ceremonies. Lodge and class of Columbus, Ga.; Preston Webb her book, "Lantern on Lewes," secretary-treasurer, Florence of Bethany Beach; Jane Wingate which is dedicated to the memory Wingate, were re-elected to their Miller of Salisbury; and Edna of herhusband. offices with echoes of the com, _ ment, "Why change now?  Wingate has served as secretary since election during high school and assumed the duties of treasur- :ii i!ii!i i er Weldon Britt!ngham after his death. The class s early reunions were held at five-year intervals, but with the passage of time it was decided in recent years to meet every three years. Lodge, howev-  er, asserted the privilege of leader- ship when making arrangements for the current event. He thought _;: . ,the class should not pass up the ii opportunity to meet during the year 2000, and booked the Virden "Center for the next gathering in June of that year .... .:=,  class numbered 39 in 1935; OCCASION__.._._.. The  ;SES .... t theyYe eRi! J "Tweet" i ! but the, I don't be/one . t chimnez!l lm SUSSEX STOVE;CO' Jim Seibert, Owner 645-7808 " 64,1HwY: One* Lewes ' I [ on l I m,t, tlMm'Mtd B/M ! iml/I ,= i = = i as much as $'100  I frJ ustlhur"  l I Why rent when you can have ;h:?you i fOr abut t I amount a month? , . ! ' 1 : Short's Mar, ne : : J Over 49 Years of Award Winning Service : 1 '/13,000 sq. foot showroom with over 40 boats i - stay cool & dry as you shop . 4' NO application fee " l Route 54 oad I (next to Harpoon Hannahs) (6 miles West of Rehoboth) 1 Fenwick Island Long Neck/Millsboro : (302) 537-3500 (302) 947-5050 : I I I I III I IIIIIII II IIIIIIIII ll