This publication does not knowingly accept fraudulent or deceptive advertising. Readers are cautioned to thoroughly investigate all ads, especially those asking for money in advance.

Al Grace


This month’s special: Like new refrigerators w/new compressors, $300 and up w/warrantee. Al Grace Appliance, 811 W. Riverside. 637-8676. 5/26

Antique Auto Appraisals

Area's highest credentialed certified Antique auto Appraisers. Established 1966. Collector Car Appraisals, 815-874-8258. Credit cards welcome. On the web at www.carappraisals.com.

Astrological Insights

Astrological Insights – Discover your lessons and gifts – relationship compatibility or current influences for yourself, loved ones or children. Can be a unique graduation gift. Call Lori, 623-5683. 6/23



Buying pre-1985 Vehicles. Junkers to showcars. Please don't scrap your older car – we can pay more. FINDERS FEES PAID FOR SUCCESSFUL PURCHASES. Keep this voicemail number 815-983-0006.


Accessories For Sale

2 end tail pipes from Dodge trucks. 24 karat gold, $100. Chromed, $50. Sherry, 815/885-3825. 6/9

Jet performance stage 2 chip for 2001 Dakota 5.9 RT, $200 or best offer. Rus, 815/885-3825. 6/9

Flatbed trailer, 4½x8½, $175. Call 815/885-1035. 6/9

Trailer tandem axel, 8’x16’. Great for snowmobiles, ATVs, lawnmowers, garden tractors & hauling, $475. 968-1780. 6/9

Tires, brand new. Kelly Safari A-T, 31 11.50×15 with white mag rims, 6 holes, $85 each. 397-3213. 5/26

Autos For Sale

1986 Chevy Z-26 Beretta. Air, automatic, extra nice car with low miles, $2,500 OBO. 247-8437, 262-0214. 6/9

1987 Volkswagen Syncro GL 4×4 Vanagon. $1,500 OBO. 815/654-1197. 6/9

1987 Dodge Dakota truck. GMC truck topper. Set back wheels & tires. 962-5376. 6/9

1994 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4×4, excellent condition, ALL power, automatic, must sell, $5,600. 815/645-2203. 6/9

2002 300M. 1-owner. 9,200 miles, excellent condition. Asking $21,000. 6/9

1996 Chevy Monte Carlo. Loaded, lot of extras, 17” metal FX rims. Must see. Call 969-9823. 6/9

1997 Dodge Caravan Sport. 72,000 miles. White. Runs & looks good. $5,100 OBO. 229-9044, 621-5191. 6/9

1989 Plymouth Voyager. Runs good, needs minor work. $500. 963-9656. 6/9

1992 Chrysler convertible LeBaron in very clean condition, runs excellent with new exhaust system, 4 new tires, $2,000. 815/509-4357. 6/9

1995 Ford Aspire. Runs & looks good, cold A/C, new stereo, $1,250 firm. 815/319-9274. 6/9

1982 Chevy small school bus. Engine & trans. great. Everything works. Body rough. $800. 870-1677. tfn

1992 Grand AM. One owner, clean, low miles, new tires. $1,000. 874-3507. 6/2

1996 Ford Contour. Runs good, looks good. $1,995. Call 815/389-1764. 6/2

1996 Cadillac Concourse 32 V North Star. Excellent condition. Low milage. 815/397-0274. 6/2

1984 Ford Econline 250. Runs good, new tires, $400 OBO. 243-2111. 6/2

1989 Mitsubishi Montero 4×4. Decent shape, runs, needs work, parts or whole, $500 OBO. 815/645-2203. 6/2

1994 Transport, bad engine, dark blue, $600/ trade Caravan work/motorcycle. 985-2409. 6/2

1991 Ford Tempo GL. Runs great, looks good, $600 OBO. 282-3525, ask for Dan. 5/26

1994 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer, red with tan leather, 143,000 miles. Runs great! $3,900. 636-7765. 5/26

1994 Ford F-150 pickup, 5-speed, excellent cond. $5,500. Call 316-9280 anytime. 5/26

1993 Chrysler mini van. Good cond., all power, call 316-9280 anytime. 5/26

Rare 1986 Toyota MR-2. Good cond., all power, fast, red. Call 316-9280 or 227-4281. 5/26

1997 Dodge Avenger. Red, automatic, 4-cyl., $3,000 or best offer. 815/229-1960. 5/26

1985 Pontiac Firebird. No motor, no trans, new interior, set up for V8. $300. 543-5510. 5/26

Auto Parts For Sale

1998 Chrysler LHS left rear tail light, new. Chrysler cost: $142. Sell for $70. 815/398-1509. 6/9

Windshield with frame. 1976 Jeep, $100 or offer. 988-6411 or 332-7423. 6/9

Tires, like new. Kelly Safari A-T, 31×11.50-15LT, white mag rims, 6-hole, $85 each. 397-3213. 6/9

Ford truck parts, ‘76-’79, clutch, drive shaft, power steering unit. Call 316-9280 anytime. 6/9

1989 Honda Prelude SI parting out. $200 for engine & you can take the whole car. 399-3673. 6/2

1990 Mazda 626 GT turbo. $500 or best offer. Parts car. Doesn’t run. 815/505-8730. 6/2

1988 Corsica, parting out. 1988 S-10 pickup truck, row bar, $35. 965-0119. 5/26

1989 Ford F250. Parting out, diesel, extended cab. 967-0106. 5/26

Ford truck parts ‘76-’79, clutch unit, power steering unit, drive shaft, call 815/316-9280. 5/26

Universal import racing parts. Tach, gauge pod w/gauges, intake, muffler. $500, will sell sep. Must sell. 399-3673. 5/26

Autos Wanted

Geo convertibles wanted-any condition. Retiree's new hobby. CHEAP. 815/983-0006. 5/26


16-ft., extra wide, flat bottom boat. 20 HP, Mercury, life jackets, etc. $1,500 firm. 732-2888. 6/2

16’ boat, 18-horse motor, runs good, fresh paint job 489-9804. 5/26

Sixteen-foot fiberglass tri-hull 35 HP Evenrude. 2 wells, new steering, carpet, open hull, trailer, $800 OBO. 262-4770. 5/26

Body Work Needed

Cheap body repair person wanted. Tight budgeted lady senior needs 1966 Mustang Conv. repaired. 815/983-0006 (voicemail). 5/26

Building Lots

Building lot. Approximately 1.5 acres, river view, quiet street, city water & sewer. Evenings, 877-0745. 6/9



Part-time or full-time career. No experience needed. Willing to train highly motivated individual for rewarding career in financial services. High earnings potential. Call Kerwin, 815/226-8619. 6/9

Financial workers: Private party to pay cash for mortgage leads. JoAnne, 505-3112. 6/30

Daily pay, give away free products, AMEXCO pay $20 per

$97 giveaway. Skeptical?

Try free products first. www.usprimeone.ams.com, sch123@comcast.net. 6/9

Home based business. I need 3 qualified people to work with me in a $400 billion dollar industry. Invest $399. Call

1-888/531-2075. 6/2

Attention stay-at-home moms! Earn money while staying home and watching your children grow up. For more information call me at 815/227-9108 or beth52@earthlink.net. 5/26

30 vending machines. Paid $300 ea. Asking $100. 874-8509. 5/26


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Pinnacle Computer Solutions. Sales, networks, Web design, house calls, computer repair. Competitive pricing. 815/490-9109, 815/963-4353. 6/9


Serrano’s Concrete. Specializing in flatwork, concrete tearouts, 4 ft. wall add. Free estimates, driveways, porches, patios, skid loader work, garage floors, basement floors, stoops, dump truck. Martin, cell, 815/509-3592, office, 815/248-9127. 10/20


Dance/cheerleading with the best for less. All ages. Call 633-0753. 9/22



Free treadmills, exercise bikes needed for senior citizens & disabled residents. 815/964-7897. 6/9

Homeless bound, have to move. Can’t afford deposit. C.R. P.O. Box 6557, Rockford, IL 61125. 5/26

Positive Image Holiness Church requires donations to continue free church-based programs. See Community Calendar. Donations can be made to: Positive Image Church, 311 Mulberry St. Rockford, IL 61101 or call 967-9061. TFN

Energy Fair Rides

Share ride for energy fair in Custer, WI, 6/18-6/20. Raymond, 636-9514. 6/16

Feng Shui

Home, office, garden consultations. Quintessential Home Decor. 968-1795. 5/26

For Free

19” color TV. Needs some work. If interested, call 961-9193, Mon.-Sun., 10 a.m.-7 p.m. Must take. 524 S. Horace Ave. Call first. 6/9

1-, 2-, 3-BR apartments. Includes utilities, nice condition. Available now. 964-0344. 6/9

2BR, 1640 Ma

ple Ave. Appliances, air, no pets, $430/month-$430 deposit. 397-7054. 6/9

3-bedroom apt. $550 + gas & light. 1-room studio, $350, all bills included. Call Rigo, 703-5800. 6/2

2-bedroom apartment. South 20th St. $395 per month. 10% off to senior citizens. Rent equity to buy program. 815/874-4940,rocoleary@aol.com. 6/2

21/2 Bedroom



Living Room, Dining Room, Kitchen & Bath w/claw foot tub/Shower. Hardwood floors.

Heat is included.

In the River District.

Off-Street Parking.

$550/mo. + deposit


3-bedroom apt., $550 + gas & light. 1-room studio, $350, all bills included. Call Rigo, 703-5800. 5/26

2-bedroom upper, Northwest, clean, spacious, garage, laundry facilities, $595 includes heat & all utilities. $300 deposit, no pets. 815/399-5800. 5/26

For Sale

Sprint cellular phone, PCS Vision #5350, $50 OBO. 962-3954, leave message. 6/9

7 lawn mowers, all in top condition. $25-$75. 2 makers’ tools, power tools, hand tools, much more. 815/399-2593. 6/9

Dorm refrigerator, 13” Zenith color TV, Realistic walkie-talkies – 1 mile range, typewriters, sewing machines, stereo equipment. 962-5376. 6/9

Patio set, $120. Table jigsaw, $20. Little Tikes basketball, $10. Iron railings, $20. 399-8984. 6/9

Karaoke, the singing machine. 3 different models. Very good condition. Your choice, $70. 815/645-2778. 6/9

Desk. Solid maple. Two 8”x10” drawers. Each side 18”x45”. Last call. $30. 962-1667, afternoons, evenings. 6/9

Antique diningroom chairs & arm chair. Over 75 years old, $50. 398-8317. 6/9

1920s cabinet, $75 OBO. Computer – paid $1,300 – w/cherry desk, $550 OBO. 226-2105. 6/9

Culligan automatic water softner. 3 years old. Best offer. 229-8503. 6/9

Trampoline, child’s downhill laminated skis/poles, golf carts, backpacks, weights. All $5 each. 815/964-7564. 6/9

Oak media/entertainment center, solid wood desk, beige overstuffed chair. All in good condition. 963-7889. 6/9

Little Tikes doll, highchair, $5 each – Little Tikes rainbow chair set, $5. Like new. Roscoe, 623-2781. 6/9

Tupperware, very reasonable, many cookbooks, all prices, children’s books ages 1-10, like new, Elvis books. 962-3737. 6/9

Small Hot Wheels body style sporty go-cart for a child. Uses regular gas. $1,100. Excellent condition. 815/964-4663. 6/9

Craftsman cordless drill. Bicycles, all sizes. Lots of video game accessories. 100 plants, all varieties. 962-5376. 6/9

Upright freezer, $295. New large snowblower, $500. Picnic table, $25. 398-8989. 6/9

Home healthcare equipment. Lightweight wheelchair, walker, crutches, shower chair, commode, cushions, more. Roscoe area. 623-3613. 6/9

Shopsmith Mark V w/band saw & accessories, $1,250 OBO. 815/654-1197. 6/9

2 cemetery plots in Arlington Cemetery. $1,300 for 2 or best offer. 226-0788. Great savings! 6/9

Entertainment center. Holds up to 32” TV. Paid $300, asking $100. Call 968-6445 or 519-1022. 6/2

(1) each NES Nintendo, Sega Genesis & Super Nintendo systems, $25 each. Games for above units $4 each. 815-963-5603. 6/2

Kenmore electric dryer. 10 years old. Works great, $75. 399-9410. 6/2

4 white patio chairs, $10. Step Two wagon & trailer, $20. 4 school chairs, $5 each. VCR, $10. 877-8279. 6/2

Complete darkroom, w/16×20 tabletop, dry/dry Beseler-16 print processor. $3,500 firm. 815/636-4515, Tuesday-Saturday. 6/2

Retired, selling large upright toolbox with miscellaneous tools in it. $175. 873-1737. 6/2

Mobile home. Wrought iron steps with railing, $50 or best offer. 963-1952. 6/2

Green Machine leaf blower, lawn mowers, weed eaters, 55-gallon drum grill on wheels, computer equipment. 815/962-5376. 6/2

Swimming pool. 80 ft. dia. Above ground. Complete with all equipment, $500. 6/2

Complete computer, Internet ready, 17” monitor, $99. 505-0596. 6/2

2 burial plots at Sunset Memorial Gardens, $800 each. Call after 3 p.m., 815/399-5607. 6/2

2 Snowblowers, like new. New push & tow lawn cart. New Bissel steam cleaner. CD players. Cordless phones. 815/962-5376. 6/2

Remodeling: Elegant honey color HUTCH. Glass doors and shelves, lighted, two sections. $400. 877-5250. 6/2

1978 Harley Davidson golf cart. Utility style, new piston rings, runs great, $600. 298-2205. 6/2

Tastefully Simple. I’ve retired. Have supplies, videos, lap boards, clothing, etc. Close out prices!! 815/543-2144. 5/26

Hot Point gas dryer purchased 12/00, $150 OBO. Wooden doll house, furnishings included, $300. 873-9969.5/26

5,000 BTU air conditioner, $50. 732-1492. 5/26

Smith Corona electronic typewriter, excellent condition, $25. 732-1492. 5/26

Power mower, good runner. Bad recoil starter, $20. 732-1492. 5/26

Hamilton Beach juicer. Used once, $35. 732-1492. 5/26

RCA 13” color TV, $20. 732-1492. 5/26

All kind of tools. Machinist, toolmakers, tool boxes, drills, vices, much more. 815/399-2593. 6/2

Programmable embroidery cards for HUSQVARNA 1+ sewing machine. New, $148. Asking $100. 815/335-2506. 5/26

Older metal twin bed with mattress, $50. 815/732-1492. 5/26

Won new E-machine computer, 17” KDS flat screen, Windows-XP Home Edition, and accessories including computer desk. Entire package for $600. Call 963-5344. 5/26

King size pillowtop mattress. New in package, w/warr, $200. 815/375-0774. Delivery. 6/2

Bed: queen pillowtop mattress. New in plastic, w/warr, $100. Can deliver. 815/375-0774. 6/2

Full-size mattress, new in package, $75. 815/375-0774. Delivery available. 6/2

Firm plushtop. Queen Mattress Set. New in Org. Wrap. w/warr, Value, $799, Sacrifice $250, can deliver. 815/375-0774. 6/2

Money maker – 300 paperback, hardbound books, all for $35. Sell in garage sale. 962-1667, afternoons. 5/26

Used 8’ pool table & accessories. $850 or best offer. 399-3673. 5/26

Aquarium stand, oak, up to a 55-gallon tank, drawers, on wheels, $65. 815/765-1007, Poplar Grove. 5/26

Life-size cardboard stand-ups. Jeff Gordon, Tony Stewart, $20 each. Old croquet set, $20. 395-0791. 5/26

2 PC. Bedroom Set, $390. Honey or Cherry Finish, New in Boxes. Can Del. 815/703-3688. 6/2

Bedroom Set Brand New. Sleigh Bed, Dresser, Mirror, Chest, Nitestand, Still in Boxes. Value $2,000, Must Sell, $790. 815/703-3688. 6/2

Foster Parents

Specialized Foster Care is a tremendous challenge. Join our professional team and change the life of a child in need. For more information, please call Joann Hagstrom at Children’s’ Home and Aid Society, Rockford, 815/962-1043. 5/26


Powers Pride

Home Improvements

Kitchens • Electric

Baths • Plumbing

Basements • Doors

Roof Repair • Windows

All types of flooring

No job too small.

Free Estimates

Eric, 505-3453. 6/2

Budget handyman service. Decks, doors, drywall, framing, insulation, plastering, painting, drain cleaning, window wells, complete gutter work, paneling & general carpentry. 399-2345. Free estimates, Jeff. 5/26


Chad’s hauling service. Spring cleaning time? Call us. Basement, garage, houses, removal of all junk, debris, yard waste. Free estimates. You call, we haul. 979-7593. 6/2

Help Wanted

Be a part of the best newspaper in town!

The Rock River Times has an immediate opening for a part-time editorial/research intern for the spring/summer of 2004. Qualified applicants must currently be enrolled as college students and be interested in journalism and public affairs. The position is not paid, but we are willing to work with your college so you may receive college credit for your work. The position will require intense research on an important local issue and will also offer reporting opportunities and a behind-the-scenes glimpse of how community journalism is practiced. Send résumé, cover letter and two references to: The Rock River Times, 128 N. Church St., Rockford, IL 61101; e-mail, rrtimes@rworld.com; or fax, (815) 964-9825.

Manufacturing supervisor. Hands-on experienced production supervisor. Mechanical and electrical skills required. 2nd shift, Rockford location. Fax resumè to Sean, 847/498-1582. 5/26

Elixur Nightclub now hiring experienced D

J. Apply within. 3780 E. State St. 815/227-0000. 6/9

Now accepting applications. Looking for 5 very serious, motivated, independent sales representatives to set up customer accounts. This is a position that would allow you to work from home. Qualifying individuals must have excellent communications skills, be energetic, goal oriented and a self starter. Full training and support provided. Call for personal interview. 815/742-2123. 5/26

Looking for a career? National firm with amazing growth is seeking ambitious, goal oriented individuals to work from home. We offer flexible hours, free car program, complete training & expert support with unlimited income potential. No Financial Risk, No Sales, No Inventory, No Delivery, No Collections & No Home Parties! Small fee. If you possess the drive to succeed, call 815/742-2123 to set up a career overview. 5/26

Avon. Great discounts, no inventory, $10 start up fee. Call Peggy, 234-2866. 7/14

Wanted: 24 people to lose weight. Nicole lost 13 pounds in 16 days. You can too. 1-888/248-4196. 6/2

Crafters wanted. Gloria Dei Lutheran Church Car and Craft Show. June 5, 2004. Call 399-7970. 6/2

Amusement ride rental company seeking part-time summer help running rides, games & concessions. Call 815/633-3585. 6/2

Accountant/Bookkeeper: Experienced person, preferably with medical background, for multi-office position. Must be able to deal with complicated payable/receivables, with international business. Send salary requirements, rèsumè and references to 910 N. Court St., Rockford, IL 61103.

Need extra cash? Avon needs you! Earn up to 50%. No inventory required. Only $10 to start. 815/789-4154 or 815/541-6225. 6/2




Remodel – Repair.

Raymond. 6/9

German craftsman – painting, ext./int., plaster, drywall, floor refinishing, ceramic tiles. 815/482-5546. 6/2

Int./ext. paint, plasterwork, ceramic tiles. Call Charly, 964-6996. 6/2

T&M Smolinski Bros. Paint, home improvement, decks, skateboarding ramps/half-pipes, insured, free estimates. 399-7275, home. 519-8298, cell. 6/9


5-yr.-old painted mare horse. Gentle and loves attention. $700. Boarding available. Call anytime. 815/962-2272. 6/9

House For Rent

4-bedrooms, $800 rent & deposit. Available immediately. Southwest side, no garage. 968-8591. 5/26

House For Sale

Source Financial mortgage Company. What is your current mortgage payment? 100% Financing Available, Conventional FHA/VA. For a better rate call 815/243-2400, An Illinois and Wisconsin Mortgage Licensee. TBA

I buy homes. Any location or condition. Call Tim, 815/558-4663. 8/26

We pay cash $$$ for houses, apts., used lumber, logs, log cabins/Jerry, 815/985-7881. 7/28

House/Office Cleaning

House/office cleaning, $10 an hour. Call Daina, 633-1468. 6/2

Jury Member’s Rights

Jury duty? Know your rights they WILL NOT tell you. JUROR'S HANDBOOK, $1 c/o P.O. Box 306, Rockford, IL 61105. 5/26

Lawn Services

It’s prime time for: lawn aeration & rototilling. What’s on your to-do list? Call Chris, 543-5677. 5/26

Massage Therapy

Creative Touch Therapy: Alleviate stress, muscle tension, improve circulation, encourage overall well-being. Techniques meet your needs. Gift certificates available. Contact Glenn, CMT. 815/965-1787. 6/9


1983 Honda Shadow. 500 cc, perfect shape, $675 OBO. Wanted: starter for 1981 Kawasaki 440. 914-9046. 6/2

Mobile/Motor Homes

1976 Winnebago Brave. 26’ motorhome. Sleeps 8, generator, $6,000 OBO. 985-2504. 6/2


Electric guitar. Epiphone – Gibson, 36”. Small size crate G-10 amp. New case, earphones, book & music stand, $250. 815/865-5892. 6/2

Piano and bench. Wurlitzer walnut, excellent condition, $950. 37-inch spinet. 332-5874. 6/2

Drummer seeks working band. Old rock, classic rock, R&B, etc. Ray, 815/297-9059. 5/26

Voice lessons. Development of the singing voice. 25 years experience. All ages. All styles Private instruction. Money back guarantee. 226-3676, call after 10 a.m. please. 6/9

Need A Makeover?

Do you currently have a loved one serving in our armed forces and are in need of a total makeover? If interested, please write a brief description as to why you feel you are the perfect candidate. Please mail your letter (include phone number) to: First Class Cosmetology School, 322 State St., Beloit, WI 53511. All letters must be mailed by May 29th, 2004. 5/26

Office Cleaning

Office cleaning. 5 years experience. Insured, all work done by owner. Call Tiffany, 815/227-0957. 5/26

Organ, Tissue,

& Blood


Lady with blood type B positive needs kidney transplant. If you want to help, call 815/227-5619. 4/14

26-year-old man in need of a kidney transplant. Please call 961-1686 if interested. 4/7

The Rock River Times

is now offering a special classifieds section reserved for individuals or families seeking organ donations.

This is a totally free service for those who are in need. Please feel free to call: (815)964-9767, fax: (815)964-9825, or e-mail: rrtimes@rworld.com

your FREE 15-word ad for this special section. For more information on organ & tissue donation, visit www.giftofhope.org To contribute to The Angela Rushford Children’s Organ

Donation Fund, visit the Community Foundation of Northern Illinois’ Web site: www.cfnil.org


Humane slaughter of horses? Really? View the video at www.HorseKillers.com. 6/9

Wanted: female live-in companion, 30-40. Honest, clean, not bashful, attractive with figure. Jeff, 316-9280. 6/9

My name’s Ebony – 19 yrs. old, black female ISO friend to hang out with & have fun – age 18-29. 963-0126. 6/9

Free to an honest, caring woman: Single male, 54, seeking possible long term relationship. Gardening & fishing. 654-7915. 6/9

Whips, scars, chains & bars… Circuses are no fun for animals. Boycott cruel fund-raisers. 6/9

43-year-old male, good man, looking for a good woman. I know you’re out there. Call me, 540-4292. 5/26

Seeking single women in their 40s for dating club. Call 316-9280 for details. 5/26

Former patients and staff of the Shriners Hospital for Children, Chicago: Please contact Elise Wachspress at 2211 N. Oak Park Ave., Chicago, IL 60707, 773/385-5840 or ewachspress @shrinenet.org to participate in reunion & rededication of the newly enlarged/renovated hospital on June 13, 2004. 6/13

Has your favorite circus violated the animal welfare act? Click on "factsheets" at www.circuses.com. 6/2


2 cats need good home. 1 7-year-old gray & white male. 1 3-year-old calico female. Call 398-0801. 6/9

Kittens. Black and multi. Very playful. $10 each. 963-9656. 6/9

Outstanding beauties. Unique kittens for sale. $20. Long-hair ragdoll calicos, orange Morris-type, black long-hair, dalmation spot/black & white, long hair torties. Adult females also available. Parents on premises. Ready in 4-6 weeks. Reserve your bundle of joy now. Call 873-0461, leave name & number. 5/26

Don’t breed or buy while homeless pets die. Adopt from a shelter or rescue group. 6/2

Do you know a chained and lonely dog? Go to www.dogsdeservebetter.com. 6/2

Real Estate

Rock River frontage home. 10318 Silvercreek Road. Contract terms available. 815/509-4357. 6/9

Sale or long term lease: 1,200sf ground floor retail/office with 37,000 cars per day. 1,200sf second floor loft. Off-street parking. Own your home business. $98,500. 815/961-0504. 6/16


Pre-Vatican II church is alive and well. St. Sebastian. Call 636-8073. 6/9


Heatmor Tree Trim/Removal. Free estimates in Rockford. 1/866-TRE-TRIM (873-8746). 6/9

Sewing machine repair & sales. Service – $27.50, in home. Singer’s, Necchi’s, Kenmore’s, flat beds, $39.50. Open-arm, $59.50. 965-0111. 6/2

Plaster & stucco repair. Small sidewalk repair and chimney repair. Free estimates. 965-0119. 5/26

Special Notices

Girls ages 4-18, apply today to become Miss Illinois. Five age divisions. For free information, call 800/655-9390 or visit www.NationalAmericanMis

s.com. 6/9

Support Groups

Al-Anon, support group for families and friends of alcoholics. Help-line: (815)399-0456. TFN

Thrift Shop

Emmanuel Church Thrift Shop, 920 3rd Ave., will have closing sale June 9th, 8-12. Open on Sept. 8th. 6/9

Crusader Thrift Shop, 310 7th St. is open 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Mon.-Sat. Used clothing, linens, toys, dishes, etc. 6/2


Girl Scouts need volunteers to organize and lead Hispanic troops call Leticia Maldonado, 962-5591 ext. 125. TFN

Girl Scout necesita lideres hispanas voluntarias, que formen grupos de ninas Leticia Maldonado, 962-5591 ext. 125. TFN


Wanted: large pontoon boat with some enclosure or small houseboat. 815/877-4600 or 815/979-5750. 6/9

Your old, unused monitors, towers, complete systems, computer parts. Cash paid. 815/490-9109, 815/963-4353. 6/9

Private collector will buy your old coins at top price. Free appraisals. 815/654-7889. 6/9

Wanted: spa in a box in good condition. Call 316-9280 anytime. 6/9

Wanted to buy guitar, microphone, banjo, amps, brass & any instrument for parts. Can’t pay much. Will pick up. 865-5892. 6/2

Want to buy old NES Nintendo systems and games. 815/963-5603. 6/2

Wanted: Comic books. 1940 thru 1980s. 10¢ thru 50¢ cover prices. 335-2652 or 965-4700, ext. 158. 6/2

Want older motorcycle sidecar and kickcover and kicker pedal for older BSA single and Honda parts 1973, 1975. 815/397-0754. 6/2

Had a garage/yard sale & have leftover items? Donate them to a charity thrift shop. Will pick up one item or many. HFC Thrift Shop. Thank you & God bless. 963-0637. 5/26

Seeking 1998 Toyota Corola. Call 316-9280. 5/26

Wanted: 9’x4’ or 9’x6’ sheets of canvas. Could be on roll also. Cheap or free. 964-9767.

Wanted: Woman’s sewing patterns 1950s and before. 965-5671. TFN

wanted: 16 or 18’ pontoon boat trailer with wheels under pontoon. Cheap or free. Call Frank, 964-9767. tfn

Snowmobiles or parts from the 70s, 623-6591. Save this ad, I buy all year. 6/16

Wanted to buy: Used Hawaiian lap steel guitars and old amps. 399-1917. 6/9

wanted: Acoustic guitar case. Cheap. 964-9767. TFN

Museum wants to buy military relics (U.S., German, Japanese), helmets, medals, uniforms, guns, daggers, etc. John Coy, 815-732-2091,61601. tfn

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