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20 - CAPE , Friday, September 27 - October 3, 1996 Delaware license tag 24 featur, ed in new lottery game Have you ever driven down the highway when a brand new car passed you and you thought to yourself, "Wow, someday I'd like to own one of those"? Well, your dream could come true - if you're the lucky Grand Prize winner in the Delaware Lottery's new "DELAWARE 24" instant game that goes on sale this week at all Delaware Lottery retailers. As the DELAWARE 24" Grand Prize winner, you'll not only win $50,000 to use in buying or leas- ing your "dream car," you'll also win the classic black "Del. 24" li- cense plate worth $82,500 as the tag for your dream ear, plus, your prize will also include the $51,516 that the Lottery will withhold on your behalf toward payment of your federal taxes. That's a total Grand Prize Dream Package with more than $184,000, and there's no Delaware State Tax on the winnings. "We are really excited about our "DELAWARE 24" instant game," Wayne Lemons, Delaware Lot- tery Director, explained. "Delaware is unique in that over the years the monetary value of its low-digit license plates has grown tremendously, especially when the white numerals are displayed on a classic black enamel plate." In Delaware, tag numbers 1, 2 Delaware Lottery Director Wayne Lemons displays WDEL. 24" license plate worth $82,500. Briefl, Skydiving festival set for Oct. 4-6 The Delmarva Skydiving Festi- val, in conjunction with a Jerry Bird seminar will be held at Lau- rel Airport from Oct. 4 through Oct. 6. From now until Oct. 7, Jerry Bird, world reknown sky- diver, will hold seminars as well. A 40-way dive is scheduled, and Bird is expected to make his 10,000th dive sometime during the weekend. For more informa- tion, call Parachutes Are Fun, Inc. at 875-5835. and 3 are on cars of the governor, lieutenant governor and secretary of state, respectively. All other tag numbers are in the public domain. Lemons noted that Delaware low- digit black license plates are often passed down from one family member to another, but when they do occasionally become available, they are often auctioned to the highest bidder. 'q'he Delaware Lottery has been lucky in recent years to obtain two low-digit tags," Lemons said, "The March 1993 Grand Prize winner of our popular "DELAWARE 57" instant game won the black "Del. 57" tag mounted on a fully restored, clas- sic red 1957 Chevrolet Bel Air convertible. Now we are pleased to be offering the vintage "Del 24" tag as part of our "DELAWARE 24" Grand Prize Dream Package." "We like to offer our players games with themes that are unique to Delaware," said Lemons. Saturday, September 28, 1996 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. America's Favorite Oil Chan Route One North * Midway (1/4 mile north of Midway Shopping Center) [ --Jiffy Lube Hours- Iii ,,,,,_,.,.,..,-,,. , , l.l--ir-lr ,i;/,-. i ,i,/ I Saturday 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday 10 am. to 3 p.m. WE TAKE CUSTOMER SERVICE PERSONALLY!