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CAPE GAZETTE, Friday, October 9 - October 15, 1998 -75 Historian to unfold tale of intrigue at Lewes Historical Society meeting He was one of Lewes' first pa- Second and Mulberry Streets, triots. Although he was a river pi- Lewes. lot, the title of "major" was con- Accorc/ing to Morgan, Henry ferret! upon him by Congress Fisher recognized early on that i,hen he was placed in charge0f Lewimportant to the cause pots and river defenses at e,' of his piloting enW'ce of the bay. His nat. ,.;:ijeysmdelphla, then the Henry Fisher. -.i'-ji!:lgiill, he requested LoCal columnist and histbr: iigre,  the town and Michlael Morgan will unfold a the bay. "Heiltgigher was one of colorful tale of a man who fought Delaware s unsutlg lle, aaegof the the odds against the Tories during Revolutionary WaL'Mo-rgan e Revolution in the 1770s. His said. "Few Delawareails liaamn't- presentation, "Two if by Sea: Henry Fisher and the American Revolution," will be the topic of the Friday, Oct. 16, meeting of the Lewes Historical Society ....... The meeting will begin at 8 p.m.., at St. Peter's Parish Hall, Division of Arts to The Delaware Division of the Arts will be conducting public hearings on the topic of arts edu- cation at 7 p.m., Thursday, Oct. 15, at Milford Middle School. The purpose of the meetings is to so- licit input that will be incorporat- ed into the development of the di- vision's long-range plan for arts education. With the help of Arts- Market Consulting Inc., the heard about Caesar; RodneyHis status has reached almost mytl-"" cal proportions. And althoiighq don't want to debunk any of the lore at0und Rp.dne, I will attempt to put in a clearer perspective the role of Lewes patriot Henry Fish- er." Part of Morgan's account will feature illustrating letters and messages sent by Fisher's com- munications network from Cape Henlopen to Philadelphia, when the British man of war, the Roe- buck, came up the bay and the "enemy were in Lewes roads," meaning the harbor. Michael Morgan is a lover and educator of history. His lively ac- counts of historical happenings in coastal Sussex County, the Delaware Diary, have given read- ers of the weekly Coast Press an opportunity to further appreciate the history and lore of the people, places and events that are the building blocks of the area. Mar- hold hearing on education Oct. 15 Delaware Division of the Arts is developing a long-range plan to provide services that can maxi- mize the implementation of the Visual and Performing Arts stan- dards, support arts educators statewide and facilitate collabora- tions between the education com- munity and the arts community. As part of this process, the divi- sion is seeking public input to as- sure that its long range plan meets the needs of the schools, the arts resources of the state, and the community at large. Community members interested in the future of arts education in the schools are encouraged to participate in an open discussion about arts educa- tion and ways in which the Divi- sion of the Arts can effectively promote arts education statewide. "Tickets on sale for Possums' next production Possum Point Players have announced that tickets for "George Wash- ington Slept Here" are now on sale. The show will be held at the Del Tech auditorium in Georgetown at 8 p.m., Thursday through Saturday, Nov. 19-21, and at 2 p.m., Sunday, Nov. 22. The cost for each ticket is $10 and a special senior and student rate of $8 is available for the Sun- day matinee only. Tickets can be reserved by calling the 24-hour ticket line at 856-4560. Jim and Louise Hartzell play the married couple who uproot their family. For more information call 856-3460. The meeting will run from 7 to 8:30 p.m. The middle school is lo- cated at 612 Lakeview Avenue, Milford. For details, call Paul Weagraff at 302-577-8289. The following movies are now playing in the resort area: Simon Birch: An unnatural- ly tiny 12-year-old, Simon Birch is shunned by his family but be- lieves he is destined for something big. Based on the John Irving novel, "A Prayer for Owen Meany, .... Birch" features Ian Smith in the title role With appear- ances by Ashley Judd, Jim Carrey and Oliver Ptatt. Rated PG. Antz: A computer-generated, animated insect film featuring the voices of Woody Allen and Sharon Stone. Studio moguls at DreamWorks hope the movie will warm the hearts of entomologists everywhere. Rated G. A Night at the Roxbury: Brothers Steve and Doug Butabi, the head-bobbing duo from the "Saturday Night Live" nightclub skits, attempt to burst into the limelight at the Roxbury. Rated PG-13. Urban Legend: "Disturbing Behavior" and "Scream" have nothing on this movie. A series of strange deaths occur on campus, prompting curious college coed Alicia Witt to investigate. Soon, she finds herself (gulp) as the tar- get of an ax-wielding Robert En- glund ("Freddy" from the "Night- mare on Elm Street" movies). Rated R. Rush Hour: Jackie Chen and Chris Tucker team up to crack down on some kidnappers in a buddy/cop movie. Rated PG- 13. There's Something About Mary: Cameron Diaz, Matt Dil- lon, Chris Elliott, Ben Stiller, Lee Evans and Helena Christensen bumble their way through a messy romantic comedy. The movie's been touted as the '90s spin on "Fast Times at Ridgemont High." Rated R. ATLANTIC THEATERS Fri., Oct. 9 - Thurs., Oct. 15 Rehoboth Mall Cinema Rehoboth Mall, Route One, RehOboth Beach 645-0200 URBAN LEGEND (1:39)(R) 3 Shows Nightly 4:00 6:50 9:30 RUSH HOUR (1:38)(PG-13) 3 Shows Nightly 4:45 7:15 9:40 THERE'S SOMETHING ABOUT MARY (1:59)(9) 3 Shows Nightly 4:15 7:00 9:50 SIMON BIRCH (1:54)(PG) 3 Shows Nightly 4:30 7:00 9:40 ANTZ (1:23)(G) 3 Shows Nightly 4:00 6:50 8:45 A NIGHT AT THE ROXBUHT (1:24)(PG-13 3 Shows Nightly 4:45 7:20 9:30 SAII[IRDAY & SUNDAY MATINEE AT 1:00 P.M. gan, now retired, taught history at Mount St. Joseph High School in Baltimore for 26 years. He resides in Lake Mary, Fla., and works part time for Walt Dis- ney World in Orlando where he is a senior facilitator for Disney's Youth Education Series on Amer- ican history. The meeting is free and open to the public. Light-refreshments will be served following the presentation. but-tery noun 1. A place where food is prepared: A The BEA CH HOUSE urant & B Rehoboth Beach, DE 227-4227 DailyDecials and sandwich menu available We have several options for children _ _ "Please join us _., ._. in a friendly & fun atmosphere" -- eet/va''=, OPEN THURSDAY- MONDAY  Happy hour 5-7 p.m.-Dinner Served 6-I0 p.m Buy 1 Entr6e b 2nd Entr6e 50% Off* 6-8 p.m. with coupon Valid Sept. 10 - Oct. 11 *2nd entr6e must be equal or lesser value