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42 - CAPE GAZEqTI, Friday, February 21- February 27, 1997 Jen EIIingsworth photo Adele Powers sits outside the new location of her store, Heaven in a Handbasket. The new location is at 307 Re- hoboth Avenue Extended, in the blue house across from the Henlopen Junction Mall. Heaven in a Hand Basket ascends to new location By Jen Ellingsworth For owner Adele Powers, the new location of her Heaven in a Handbasket specialty gift store will be simply divine. The store, which has been situ- ated on Lake Avenue for the past four years, will re-loca "', 706 Rehoboth Avenue Extended this spring. Heaven in a Handbasket will make its new home in the blue house across from the Hen- lopen Junction Mall, the former site of an antique store. Powers will be joined by busi- ness partner Carol Smith, who is formerly of Dewey Beach and now lives in Middletown. Powers, who said she hopes to have a grand opening on Easter weekend, said that she anticipates the move because the new site not only affords more square footage for the store, but much more cus- tomer parking than the Lake Av- enue spot. The location is being leased to Adele Powers and her husband, Sussex Pines golf pro- fessional Jim Powers, by the Sus- sex Family YMCA. The YMCA recently acquired the property through a charitable remainder trust conveyed by the family of the late James S. Truitt. The Powers have been very ac- tive in the support of YMCA pro- grams, said Sussex Family YM- CA executive director Celia Givens. Most recently, the couple were sponsors of a YMCA golf tournament. "I'm very excited about having her here," she said. "I've had the opportunity to meet her and her husband, and I'm looking forward to the friendship and the business." Powers said she is also looking forward to working closely with the YMCA to serve the community. Plans for the new location include the addition of a tea room, she said, tables outside on the porch, and homemade cakes for sale with the already ex- isting balloon bouquets and bas- kets. For now, though she said she's concentrating on getting the store open for business. "I have lots of great ideas," said Powers. "We want to get the shop ready for the opening first. Down the road we'll offer the whole pack- age." The gift and balloon baskets, which Powers said have ranged in price from $12-$500, are a unique gift alternative for those in search of a different type of token. Offered for every occasion, the baskets can contain almost any- thing the customer desires. Heav- en in a Handbasket already carries many products which are often in- cluded in the baskets, but Powers said she can also use items provid- ed by the customers. Her cus- tomers will often include bottles of wine or champagne for use in their gift baskets, she said. Pow- ers is open for suggestions, and said the sky's the limit for what customers may choose to include. In addition, she said the store al- so offers delivery of its products. Powers said she's done work for wedding receptions in the past, and hopes to offer more of the same services at the new store. For information, call 226-2016. ANTIQUE FURNITURE, CHINA, GLASSWARE, NEW CONDO FURNITURE, OIL PAINTINGS, JEWELRY, IMP. FIREARMS, AUTOMOBILES, 2 RARE DELAWARE TAGS, ANTIQUE & COLLECTIBLE DOLLS, HUNDREDS OF COLLECTIBLES INCLUDING; ORIENTAL RUGS, RARE DUCK DECOYS, COIN COLLECTION AND BASEBALL CARDS [ -l hUNDREDS OF VALUABLE ITEMS OF PERSONAL PROPERTY FROM 8 DIFFERENT DELMARVA FAMILIES AND TilE ENTIRE ELIZABETH RASH F.TATE FROM ST. GEORGES. DE[,. THERE IS TRULY SOME'FIriNG FOR EVERYONE IN THIS SALE! AMONG THE HUNDREDS OF ITEMS OF PERSONAL PROPERTY 5 drawer lock back chest, V'. saa (walnut) Ig. let oar ms, t. let mah. tables & chairs, drop leafs cherry table, Soga 3 Star slot machine, ordinal Iheatra posters, exceptional large piece scrimshaw, largo Victorian liquor decanter, 1940s solid ivory chess set, 16th Century prayer book, oak dog track 50 slot machine. CHINA & GLASSWARE_ A large lot of Designer Furnishings previously the property of Diane Gordy Interiors, Inc. of Rehoboth Beach, DE. Upholstered pieces, chests, armoires, chairs, tables, mirrors, period reproductions, prints, lamps, area rugs & acces, from top manufacturers: Baker, McGuire, Wildwood, Dapha, Pompeii, Wright, Maine Cottage, Carolina Collection and many others. TO BE SOLD ITEM BY ITEM! Lg. Walnut Banquet Table |SAID TO BE FROM THE HOME OF J.C. PENNEY] 8 Matching Walnut Chairs Olf German Wall Clock Lot Early Oil Lamps Pine Wash Stand Exc. French Tapestry Early Advertising Early Paper Dolls Large Lot Del Books Lamps Brass Roor Lamps Drop Front Sex: Desk Lot Hardback Books Inc. Baseball Art & Antiques Round Mah. Table Early O/(X "Setters" 3 Exc. Color T.V.s 2 New VCRs 27" G.E. Color T.V. (new) New Sofa & Loveseat 3 Pc Black & Tan Wicker Set 2 Iron Enamel Queen Beds I New King Size Bed Set Lot New Condo Prints & Paintings 1ff/4 LiwJ  gilt N 2S,000 . rr4e=. Fom Grmn rlmh. Misc. Majolica / Coll. Early Celery Dishes / Ant. Needle Holders / Staffordshire Plates / Blue & White Wedgewood / Msc. Hobnail / Amber Depression Glass / Misc. Limoges / Lg. Lot Etched / Royal York Dinner Plates / Royal Austria / W'mdennere Royal Pomelin / Hd. Painted German Pcs / Syrup Pitchers (early) / Daisey & Button I Homer Laughlin Rare Pharmacutical Pcs. / Ant X-mas Ornaments / Ant Shoe Bottles / Cloisenne / IronStill Banks / Early Mechanical Toys I Lg. Lot Pol Pins & Buttons / Very Lg Lot Exc Cos- tume Jewelry / Old Avon & Designer Pieces / Lot 10K Gold Pieces / Misc. Mantle Clocks / Lg Lot Collector Spoons (over 120) - Souvenir w/Racks / Full Set Noritake / Oak Drop Front Desk / Lg quad Plate Rogers Brothers / 45's (Record) Lg Lot Sinatra's & Elvis - all in original wrapper / Original Beetles 33 1/3 w/Poster & Covers/Misc. Blue & White China / Misc. Old Pocket Knives / Norman Rockwell Glasses / Misc. Nippon / Painted Oak China Closet / Lot Handpainted Ger- man Fruit Plates / Pair Mahogany Drop Leafs / Pine Sideboard / Mahogany Cane Bottom Rocker I German Chamb: Pot I "Hello Dolly" signed lSaJe=ce  by Cab Calloway / Old Tackle Boxes (full)/Ex- cellent Cannon Copier PC-11 / 8 Piece Mahogany Bedroom Set / Mahogany Blanket Chest I Meade Telescope / 2 Drawer File Cabinet / Oak Book- shelf/Pine Bookshelf/Pine Kneehole Desk / & Misc. Basketry Additional Cars: I Clean 1988 Jaguar Sedan "Van Den Plasse" 89,000 oris. miles DOLLS: 1950's PattlePiay Pals (new in wrappers & boxes) Misc. Barble Dolls G.I. Joe's in box AnL Bisque & Comp Dolls Madam Alexander Dolls & Many More Misc. 50's/60's Dolls & Toys COIN COLLECTION, INCL.: LG aq'rs i/l DOLLAR NgtXJag IND hEADS iqgACg DOLLAItS HALF DIMgS MOlgGAN SIL DOLLARS BARBEm DIMES I/2 DI[Mg$ SUFFALO NICIgt,S ROOSqT DIMIgS LIBESTY NICKIgLS JIWlqgltSON  WALKING LmlgrFY 112'S CANAI MIINT JgT BI-CqT ld]gDALS ! r DAY COVIDB MHMJ,S ISRAIgL-1MD MEDALS UNCIR WHIL4T srls us, met mrs & MUCH MORE! lqJLL ALSUM$ Exc. Marqnetry Table Pine Cradle Reverse Paint Clock cir. 1902 Photo Abr. Lincoln 6 Pc Victorian Marble Top Bedroom Set Shadow Boxes Ant. Crazey quilt Ant. Painted Childs Rocker Oak Windsor Armchair Doll House Furniture "Joy Adams" Prints Lg. Lot Country Collectables 200 yr. old Iron Bell Doll Clothing 3 Pc Wicker Porch Set Neon Beer Signs Oak Potty Chair Lot Exc. Rattan Rugs & Carpets: Ant. Sarouk Carpet 9' x 14' Ant. Kerman Carpet 10' x 16' FIREARMS Exc. 16 ga. "PARKER" Double (DHE) Weatherby Rifle 223 Cal Weatherby Rifle 300 We mag. (these rifles shot twice) Rem. 1100 12 ga Auto; H & R 20 ga. single shot Ithaca Lever Act. .22; 410 bolt Stevens Model 56 bolt 022 IMP JEWELRY: I COLLECTABLE DUCK DECOYS: I 15K Yellow Gold Ring wl 3/4 CT Emerald and 6 Marq. | 3 Madison Mitchell Blacks / 2 Madison Mitchell ] Br. Cut Diamonds / Pr. 14K yellow gold earrings with I Mallards 1 2 Mad. Mitchell Pintails I Decorative Ruddy I emeralds and br. cut diamonds 1 Duck 16 Ned Ma'ne Cork Black Ducks | [ It gives us great pbasure to amounce the sale at pubk auclim of 2 IMP. Del Lioeme TAGS indudm9 #24. We I this to be the mt important aml col license dine th, sale of TAG #9 for $185,000 in 1994. YES, is was b'le tag from the Ddaware Iottef [ MUCH, MORE MOREl! COME & SPEND THE DAY REFRESHMENTS BY COL. MUSTARD INSPECTION SUNDAY, MARCH 2 10AM-12 PM E M M ERT00A00r,, I ASSOCIATES "we Bring Buyer & Seller Together' {3021 227-2714 Night * (3021 227-1433 Day * 1302l 227-3946 Fax Terms: Cash or personal check with LD. on day of sale. A 5% buyers premium will be added to all. purchases.