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CAPE GAZETTE, Friday, August 16 - August 22,1996 - 23 CAPE LII:E Bargains on the Broadkill: a day of sun and fun in Milton Above, "Mr. Fishe  the clown, with the help of Evan Whittman, age four, can't get Jack to stay in the box during the live entertainment held at Bargains on the Broadkill in Milton on Aug. 10. Below, Millard Jenkins conducts the train rides. Krystle Clark, age eight, of Milton, tries her hand at steering the America La France antique fire truck owned by the Milton Volunteer Fire Department. Maria R, artist, performs a work of art on the face of Amesha Coles, age eight. Jacky tributes successful race to 00.elp from Miltonians one of the hardest training ducks ever to train in the Milton duck stables, came from behind to take the lead in the last minute, over- taking Daffy Duck, who had maintained the lead for most of the lace. Jacky won the Grand Prize of $500 for Julie Molyneux of Lewes, who was his unincorporat- ed sponsor. "Between the weight training and swimming lessons the Milto- nians gave me, I had the confi- dence I needed to perform my best," said Jacky. The Town of Milton, who ral- lied to help Jacky, the duck who had a fear of water, saw the fruits of its labor when on Saturday, Aug. 10, Jacky was the first to cross the finish line in the Great MiltonDuck Race. Little Jacky, who was perhaps "Also, the therapy I received for my fear of water was very helpful. By the time I reached the race course, I saw the water as only a friend. I'm very grateful to the citizens who helped me with my problem." More than 400 ducks competed in the Great Milton Duck Race, which raised over $2,000 for Mil- ton Main Street. Some of the funds will be used to continue the organization's efforts in providing Christmas decorations for the downtown area. Some of the proceeds will also be invested for future Main Street projects or to provide funds for matching grants. Duck race prize winners were as follows: first, to Susan Young of Lewes, a hot air balloon ride for two - compliments of Charles and Patt Wagner of Milton; second, to Anthony Savini of Milton, a light aircraft ride - compliments of Frank and Nora Martin; third, to Marvin Fraley of Milton, a boat trip for six - compliments of Capt. Bill Sharp; fourth, to Sandy Barr of Harbeson, art glass - compli- framing - compliments of Peninsu- la Collection; sixth, to Michelle Tinsley of Rehoboth Beach, Rowe pottery - compliments of Jailhouse Art & Antiques; seventh, to Erin Martin of Milton, one-year sub- scription and a Cape Gazette hat - compliments of the Cape Gazette; eighth, to Anne Tehune of Rehoboth Beach, a Longaberger basket - compliments of the River- walk Shoppe; ninth, to Christy Hutto of Milton, lighthouse art- work - compliments of artist Ruth Bales; tenth, to Barbara Berl of Lewes, a gift certificate from Mil- ton hardware; eleventh, to Marion Murphy of Arlington, Va., a selec- tion of gift certificates from Milton restaurants. Photos by Kerry Kester ments of Majestic Treasures; fifth, Grand Duck Marshal Jack Hudson, (left) assists Jacky from the shoot after Jacky breathless- to Norma Fleming of Milton, ly crossed the finish line. Hudson is assisted by Joshua Madden, assistant duck marshal. Nancy Katz's Around Town column will reappear in next week's Cape Gazette