Eureka! Classifieds 05/19/04

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

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

Attention Area Attorneys

Budget minded business needs bill demand & other letters. Possible more inc some contingency based collections. Very reasonable – call: 983-0163. 5/19

Attention Lawn/Weed Services

Area properties need inexpensive, immediate, regular service; 815/983-0006. 5/19



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.

Auto Accessories For Sale

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

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

Must sell as is. 1988 Ford Ranger w/4 cyl. motor. If interested, stop at 524 S. Horace. Cash only. $200. Mon.-Sun. 6 a.m.-9 p.m. 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

1997 Mazda 626. Excellent condition, 79,900 miles, excellent gas mileage. 398-8679. 5/19

1984 Ford Ranger with a 302. Runs great but needs some work. $2,000. Call 877-5079. 5/19

1989 Cougar. Sunroof, runs good, minor body work, $350, leave message. 815/569-9181. 5/19

1984 Honda Goldwing. Standard, 10K, very good condition, powerful, reliable, ready to ride, $3,200. 815/509-0378. 5/19

1976 Chevy Caprice Classic, 4-door, maroon, excellent condition, needs exhaust work, must sell, $1,500. 815/645-2203. 5/19

2004 Jeep Grand Cherokee. Pewter, 14,000 miles, $28,300. 815/544-8701. 5/19

1993 Eagle Vision T.S.T. Loaded, new battery, looks & runs great. $1,950 OBO. 815/732-2888. 5/19

Auto Parts For Sale

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

Trade remodel/repair work for body work on pickup. Call 636-9514. 5/19

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



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 5/26

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

$250 to $500 a week. Will train to work t home helping U.S. Government file HUD/FHA mortgage refunds. No experience necessary. Call toll free 866/537-2907. 5/19


20” travel trailer, remodeled, nice, new furnace, $1,500. Call 636-9514. 5/19


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advertising sales?

The Rock River Times is now interviewing motivated representatives for careers in sales. Competitive wage offered, flexible schedule. Have you seen how our paper is growing? This is where you want to be! Long- term commitment a must. Need own vehicle. Please apply in person only at:

The Rock River Times

128 N. Church St.

Rockford, IL 61101


Computer Consulting Services – We help residential and small biz clients with upgrades, repairs, networking, security, web design & hosting, telephone wiring, etc. On site service. Satisfaction guaranteed. Call 815/986-7323.


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



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

Easy Financing

Motivated mortgage lender seeks home buyers. Good credit or bad. Call Mr. Davis, 815/398-3600. 5/19


Antique vehicle dismantler. Who wants to take apart old cars & sell the parts via internet? Retirees/part-timers welcome. References required – 983-0054. 5/19

Internet/web position. Seeking person who lives on the internet. Experienced eBay, web posting/design. Day position, some home computer work. Drivers license, references, 983-0054. Seniors/students/part-timers welcome. 5/19

Employment Wanted

Lawn Maintenance, carpet laying, siding. 961-9193. 7 a.m.-8 p.m., Mon.-Sat. 6/2

Hauling scrap metal, wood, cardboard, brass, steel & iron. Call Ma & Pa Kettle, 961-9193, 7 a.m.-9 p.m., Mon.-Sun. 6/2

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 Rent

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

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, 6/2

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 facil

ities, $595 includes heat & all utilities. $300 deposit, no pets. 815/399-5800. 5/26

3BDRM vintage apartment downtown on river. 515 Indian Terrace, $650/month. 222-0074. 5/19

For Sale

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

Must sell men’s Schwinn 10 spd., excellent condition, women’s Schwinn 3 spd., excellent condition, $20/both. If interested, come to 524 S. Horace, see Ma & Pa Kettle, 8 a.m.-9 p.m., Mon.-Sun. 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 semi trailers for storage, $1,000 or best offer. Will separate, 389-2369. 5/19

Motorcycle pop-up camper to pull behind large motorcycle. Fiberglass, sleeps 2 + storage. $1,000 OBO. 389-2369. 5/19

Tons of Cubs baseball cards. Buying & selling from 1940s to 1980s. 282-4647. 5/19

Train table. 4’x8’ on wheels ready to put track & trains on it, $50. 815/398-1509. 5/19

Top of the line Maytag electric dryer. Good condition. $50. 398-9847. 5/19

3-point cultivator, 9’ wide with 9 adjustable shovels or shanks, $95. 968-1780. 5/19

Windows, new, vinyl, various sizes and styles, call for sizes & price. 815/732-2888. 5/19

2 cemetery plots in Arlington Cemetery. $1,300 for 2 or best offer. 226-0788. Great savings! 5/19

852 Court St., side apt., 961-8104. Dresser, $25, sofa, $50, organ, $40, round yard table, $25, log holder for fireplace, $4. 5/19

Sectional couch. 10’x12’ Rowe brand in good condition. $300. 815/654-0267. 5/19

Comalong bicycle chair type. Old ½ ton, $50. Industrial DeWalt grinder, needs brushes, $35. 865-5892. 5/19

Industrial drill ½”, needs cord, $25. Industrial 1” drill needs chuck, $35. Child’s car, Bigfoot need batteries, $35. 865-5892. 5/19

Stella-Harmony acoustic guitar & case, 1940s, $50. Selmer clarinet books & case, $50. Electric Rototiller, $40. 865-5892. 5/19

Paintings, pictures, selling as one lot (75). All framed, $300. Please call 962-1667 afternoons, eves. 5/19

Nascar fans for sale. Dale Sr. items. Serious caller/fans only. 316-9023, ask for Theresa. 5/19

Wheat pennies, paying $3 per 100. Silver dollars, $5 and up. Call 962-1667 afternoon, evenings. 5/19

Girl’s 26” Schwinn Hollywood Coaster bike. Bent wood, 5 cane chairs. Sharp mini componenet radio, tape, cassette, speakers, brank new. 815/874-5999. 5/19

Electric stove, antique white, works good, $25. 2 child cart, pull behind bike, $10. 877-8279. 5/19

6 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

Garage Sales

Farmington Fields Community sale. 257 families. Fri. & Sat., May 21 & 22, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Belvidere, follow signs in from intersection of US 20 & Genoa Rd. or intersection of Logan Ave. & Genoa Rd. 5/19

3-family. 827 Emerald Ln., Machesney Park. May 22nd, 23rd, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Breyer horses, Sci-Fi books, stereos, furniture, glassware & more. 5/19

3-family sale. Odds & ends, 3114 19th St. on May 22nd, 8 a.m.-5 p.m. 5/19

Large garage sale. Many tools, misc. items. Service road in front of Menards. Go north til mobile homes, park on right. May 22 & 23. 5/19

1919, 1920, 2011 Colorado Ave. May 13-15 furniture, tools, bike, antiques, toys, clothes, mower, plants. 5/26

1523 15th St. in alley. Fri. -Sun. (May 14-16), 9-4. Clothes, toys, lots of items. 5/19


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. 5/19


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,; or fax, (815) 964-9825.

Now acce

pting 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

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

Newly styled, full-service hair & nail salon conveniently located near Perryville & Newburg Rd. is currently seeking licensed nail technician & licensed cosmetologist. • Great location • Ample client parking • Web site promotion • Great working atmosphere. Come check us out. Call or come in today. 815/395-8390. 5/19

Act now – earn extra cash. I am a work-from-home mom earning $$$ around my family’s schedule! $500-$1,500/mo. PT or $2,500+/mo. FT. Training provided! Free info! 888/259-3475. www.Reclaim 5/19

Lawn maintenance part-to full-time. Must be reliable, hard worker, crime-free, 20-40 hours per week. Call 815/962-0551, leave information. 5/19

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.

Are you free on Wednesday mornings & afternoons?

The Rock River Times is looking for back-up delivery drivers to be available on Wednesdays. This can lead to a regular delivery driving position. Must have a car, driver’s license and proof of insurance. Apply in person at 128 N. Church St. Rockford, IL

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

The Rock River Times

is now interviewing motivated representatives for careers in sales. Competitive wage, flexible schedule. Have you seen how our paper is growing? This is where you want to be! Must have experience in print, coupon or media sales. Long term commitment a must. Need own vehicle. Please apply in person only at: The Rock River Times

128 N. Church St. Rockford, IL.

Avon. Great discounts, no inventory, $10 start up fee. Call Peggy, 234-2866. 5/19




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

House For Rent

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

House For Sale

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


Tony Rebecca Insurance & safe investments. 815/519-6696. 5/19



Computer Consulting Services – We help residential and small biz clients with upgrades, repairs, networking, security, web design & hosting, telephone wiring, etc. On site service. Satisfaction guaranteed. Call 815/986-7323.

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

J&J Lawncare. A small lawncare service needs work. Quality, dependable landscaping at very reasonable prices! Free estimates!. 815/509-3124. 5/19

AAA Lawn care. Complete lawn care service. 985-4590. 5/19

Lost & Found

Found: keys, street behind Olive Garden, Forest Plaza, butterfly pin, Sunset Memorial Gardens. 282-1202. 5/19

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


Prompt, dependable service. Call Greg, 637-6596. 5/19


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

Classic & original reggae band looking for keyboard player. 282-4647. 5/19

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. 5/19

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:

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

Donation Fund, visit the Community Foundation of Northern Illinois’ Web site:


“We care.” Painting, inside/outside, one room/whole house. Free estimates. John Powers, Jr. 815/505-3453.5/19


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

Single white female to share large, furnished house w/same. Nonsmoker. 964-7564. 5/19

FREE to a good woman: Single, male, 54, with 2 dogs, likes gardening. 654-7915. 5/19

Not for crones only. Coffee, lunch, chat. 11 o’clock Tuesday, North End Cafe. 5/19

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 to participate in reunion & rededication of the newly enlarged/renovated hospital on June 13, 2004. 6/13

Has your favo

rite circus violated the animal welfare act? Click on "factsheets" at 6/2


Free puppies. Heinz 57. 4 females, 5 males. Born 3/30/04, will be ready 5/30/04. 965-6741, call for details. 5/26

Found: male Cocker spaniel mix. Rural/Fairview area. Buff colored. 505-8085. 5/19

Medium part shepherd puppies, $75. Daytime only, 815/870-6304, key in return number. 5/19

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 6/2

Plaster Repair

Plaster/drywall repair. Free estimates, no job too small. 637-2336. 5/19




Cleaning siding, decks, gutters, and spraying mold inhibitor on roofs. 815/494-0324. 5/19

Real Estate

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. 5/19


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

Support Groups

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

Thrift Shop

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

Emmanuel Church Thrift Shop 920 3rd Ave is open on Wed. morning from 8-12. Shoppers welcome. Entrance near alley door. 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 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

Rockford Collector seeking record albums, 33 & 45. Top cash paid. 773/627-8689. 5/19

I pay cash for your music CD collections of 20 discs or more, all types. 963-4055. 5/19

Wanted: Old oil paintings & art work. 815/388-1689. 5/19

Wanted 2.8 Chevy front wheel drive engine. Must run well. 815/732-4005. 5/19

Musicians, poets, DJs, rappers, sound artists, etc. to help establish a local experimental and electronic music

collective. Contact: 5/19

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. 5/19

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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