Public Auction – 600 N. Lexington Ave, Kewanee – Dec 5

9:30 am Saturday December 5 2015 – Old Franklin School Building

Antiques and Collectibles:  Large collection of old bottles (including Kewanee, Moline, Rock Island), Falstaff beer cooler, old scale, 2 large old fans, washtubs, old pictures and frames, Grisswald lard press, Country Companies elec. sign, misc. primitives (including 1 gal. crock, several jugs, graniteware pcs., coffee grinder, washboards), oak frame mirror, misc. silver-plate and flatware, wooden boxes, priest sick call box, aluminum picnic pack, kitchen utensils, cherry pitter, meat grinders, American Legion uniform, 5 shelf pine bookcase, Singer treadle sewing machine, cedar chest, wooden clothes drying rack, blacksmith post vise, 2 oak stick hall trees, sewing supplies, old cameras, perfume bottles and compacts, lots of costume jewelry, including 1884 Columbus pocket watch, plus other watches, sterling silver charm bracelet, 2 cameos, religious medals, misc. rings, etc., metal mesh purse, Lionel train set with track (rough), 1950’s Neponset yearbooks, metal plant stand, chrome kitchen table and chairs, kerosene lamps, Hercules strong box, brass candle sticks, Blue Danube dishes, misc. etched glass, sev. Willow Tree figurines, baby scale, lots of children’s toys and books (Mickey Mouse and Winnie the Pooh), doll collection, lots of holiday decorations, and more.

Trailer, Tools and Misc.:  2008 RC 5’x8’ bumper hitch flatnose trailer (Like new), Shop Smith lathe with accessories, Craftsman 12 drawer top tool box, C-Aire II portable air compressor, 10” band saw, MF 4 HP garden tiller, 10 and 8 gal. shop vacs, Snapper leaf blower, sm. Bruno elec. hoist, fiberglass, aluminum, and wood extension ladders and step ladders, lots of hand tools and yard tools (including wrenches, sockets, hammers, screwdrivers, shovels, rakes, etc.), hardware, elec. tools, (including sanders, drills, etc.), log splitter accessories, (including misc. cylinders, fittings, valves, etc.), walk behind mower, 12 volt elec. winch (1 ton cap), sm. Tecumseh roto-tiller, Poulan chain saw, Dewalt circular saw, lots of carpenter tools, including routers, sanders, wood and c-clamps, levels, tapes, grinders, chisels, drop cords, saw horses etc., 4 HP Evinrude outboard motor, camping supplies, including 3 tents, tables, stoves, coolers, cookware, etc., Coleman 40 qt. 12 volt elec. cooler, portable cement mixer, and more.

Modern Household and Misc.:  Oak hall bench, oak desk, king size 3 pc. Oak bedroom set, oak file cabinet, pine queen size bed, formica kitchen set, quilt rack, maple platform rocker, misc. tables, couches, chairs, lamps, bedroom furniture, mahogany plant stand, Hoover vacuum, Linens (doilies, blankets), misc. kitchenware, including pots and pans, dishes, Tupperware, outdoor furniture including glider, patio table and chairs, lounge, and more.

Sellers: Judy Welbourne – Prophetstown

Ed DeMuynck – Atkinson

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Farm & Livestock Equipment – Saturday Dec 12 – 9:30

After over 30 years in the grain farming and confinement hog business I am changing my operation and offering the following at Public Auction at the site located at:

23401 North Wilsey Rd., Annawan, IL  61234

Directions: Take Rt. 78 seven miles north of Annawan to 2400 N., west 1 mile, then south 1 mile to the site.  Watch for signs.

Tractors and Pickups: Case 2590, 4750 Hrs., SN 8835564, 20.8-38 Radials, Duals, front wts; White 2-155 Field Boss, 5500 Hrs., 2000 Hrs. on complete overhaul; Ford 8N with rear blade and loader; Case 1070 Agri King, Cab, Ft. Wts.; Oliver Super 88, narrow front (Rough); 1999 Dodge 2500 SLT, V10 4wd, 5th wheel hitch, full power; 1977 Ford XLT ¾ ton, 351 modified 400 (needs electrical work).

Equipment: DMI 26’ trifold crumbler; 2-AC 1500, 9 Shank Chisel Plows with Levelers; I-H 710 – 5 Bottom Plow; CIH 60 Shredder; Arts Way PM35 Grinder Mixer with elec. scale; 2 250 bu. DMI wagons (new tires); 2 J&M 200 Bushel Wagons on EZ trail gears; 2 185 Bushel Gravity Wagons; Lindsey 200 Bushel Gravity Wagon; #56 New Holland Hay Rake; LMT 3350 Honey Wagon with 4 knife injector; 14’ McCormick Drill; JD 12’ Grain Drill; Noble 12 Row Rear MT Cultivator; IH 6 Row Rear MT Cultivator; Woods 3pt. Mower; JD 12’ Cultimulcher; Oliver 16ft Field Cultivator; Oliver 18’ Wing Disk; Heston 1014 Hyd Swing Wind Rower; MM 1610 Loader; MM 6 Bottom Spring Loaded Plow; 2 Lindsay 4 Section Hyd. Harrow carts; IH 8 Row Rotary Hoe; 6 Bale Trailer with 3 pt. Mover; 2 – 3pt. Bale Mowers; 6 Row Down corn reel; 200 Gal. 3 pt. Sprayer with pump; Several sets of duals; Bucket Hay Spear.

Livestock Equipment and Misc: 1-24 ton Schuld-Bushnell bulk bin with 8 in. unload and shaker (10 yrs. old), Pax 24 ton Bulk Bin, 2 ton Schuld Bulk Bin, 1800 Bu. Wet Holding Bin, 1993 Kiefer Built 18 ft. gooseneck livestock trailer, Kiefer 16 ft. bumper hitch livestock trailer, Wind Power 120-240 PTO Generator-Welder, 16 Nursery Deck (New in 2007), 15 4 hole grower SS crystal spring feeders, 12 SS Finishing hog slat feeders, Approx. 10 Ritchie SS Hog Waterers (6 and 4 hole), Smidley Hog Scale (Like New), plus other hog scales, 4 Curtain Controller Door Openers, K.E.W. 3000 Pressure Washer with 75 ft. hose, Approx. 10 LP Gas Heaters, Several LB White Heaters, 9 – 500 bu. round Hog Feeders (good), 20 hole Smidley Hog Feeder, 32 Farrowing Crates, 2 Ton Bulk Bin, 7 – 4 ton Pax Bulk Bins, 2 – 2ton Pax Bulk Bins, 2 Grain-o-vator-Auger wagons, Approx. 25 pipe gates – all sizes and lengths, plus other gates, 2 Wooden Hog Carts on Gears, Misc. Hog Feeders, Steel and Wooden Posts, 500 gal, Cattle Water Tank (Like New), Lumber, Ladders, Tarps, Fans, Knipco Heaters, Approx. 20 – 3’x5’ Rye Bales, 2 – Hay Racks on gears, 2 – Endgate Seeders, Cattle Catch Chute, Hog Loading Chute on Rubber, Water Wagon on Gear, Pick Up Fuel Tank, Misc. Hog Medication including Neoterra, 10 – 10-2 Zinpro 40, CTC 50, Misc. Shop Tools, wrenches, sockets, socket sets and many more farm and livestock related tools, 2 inch sand pt., 3 pt. Post Hole Digger, Hyd. Post Hole Driver, 1000 Gal LP Tank, 1000 Fuel Tank, Misc. LP Tanks (20-250 Gal), 16’ Flat Bottom Boat, Several Live Traps, 20 – Conibear Trap Boxes Only, Misc. Culverts (various sizes), several augers for parts, plus other misc. Livestock Equip.

Auger and Grain Cleaner:  Farm King 10” 60 ft Auger, DMC 40 Grain Cleaner w/Auger (nice).

Antiques and Collectibles:  Pepsi Machine, Cream Separators, Milk Cans, Buck Rake, Hay Forks, Primitive Tools, Chicken Crates, Old Farm Equipment Manuals, Potato Plow, Maytag Ringer Washer Machines, Montgomery Ward 200 Egg Incubator, wooden parts bin, wooden pulleys, old butter churn, Scrap Iron, and much more.

Kenneth and Rhonda DeSplinter Family Farm – 815-948-7001

Auction Terms: Cash or good check auction day.  ID required.

Announcements made day of sale take precedence over printed material.  All items sold As-Is.

Lunch Stand.  Not responsible for accidents or items after sale.

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November 7th – Franklin School – 9:30 am

Saturday, Nov 7th 9:30 am (note time)

600 N. Lexington Ave, Kewanee, IL 61443

Vehicles (To be sold at 12:00 pm Noon): 2005 Chrysler 300 limited full power, sunroof, heated seats, remote start, new brakes, rotors, nice. 1995 Cadillac Sedan DeVille, 4-door, full power, loaded, 104,000 miles. Nice.

Antiques and Collectibles: Carved oak vanity chair, oak plant stand, oak bed, cast iron glass top coffee table, library table, child’s rocker, small mahogany cabinet, oak pressed back rocker, misc. costume jewelry (very nice), lots of glassware (some antique), children’s lunch pails, Norman Rockwell plates, old pictures and frames, kerosene lamps, walnut framed mirror, floor lamp, bird cages, several coaster wagons, coo coo clock, brass Aladdin lamp, boat fuel tank, misc. primitives including tools and pulleys, adv. boxes, and much more.

Holiday and Christmas Items: Approx. 300 or more Santa figures of all sizes, (plastic, ceramic, celluloid, etc.), snowmen, trees, garland, wreaths, ornaments, coffee cups, banks, dishes, candles, Coca Cola adv, etc.,  Large selection of lights (all kinds and lengths), tubs and tubs of outdoor decorations too numerous to mention.  Holiday linens and fancy work, nut crackers, books, and many more holiday decorations.

Modern Furniture and Misc. : Oak corner cabinet, full size 3 pc. Bedroom set, plus other bedroom furniture, kneehole desk, oak coffee table with matching chair and end tables, Frigidaire Dishwasher (like new), several kitchen table and chair sets, lamp tables and floor lamps, file cabinets, couches, lift chair and other chairs, dehumidifier, Mary Moo Moo collection, lots of kitchenware, small appliances, dishes and dish sets, silverware, etc., linens, DVDS and VHS tapes, Weslo treadmill, Tupperware and much more.

Tools and Misc.:  Poulan 2150 chain saw, Craftsman blower vac, lots of electrical tools, drills, sanders, grinders, etc., Lots of wrenches, sockets, c-clamps, pry bars, drop cords, small tool boxes, Reese 5th wheel plate, wheel barrels, lots of lawn tools, hoes, rakes, shovels, etc. and more.

Note: If you are in need of holiday decorations, especially Christmas, you won’t want to miss this auction!


RoseMarie Taylor – Kewanee

Debbie Doss – Galva

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Real Estate – Saturday Oct 10 2015 10:00 am

1047 N Main Street, Kewanee, IL 61443

Description of Real Estate:  Built in 1907, this 1 ½ story 7 room home has approximately 1100 sq.ft. of living area.  The 1st floor has large open kitchen and dining area along with living/family room and full bath, and also a small laundry room. The 2nd floor consists of 2 nice size bedrooms. A 3 ½ car detached garage, large 66’x295’ lot, good location directly west of Northeast Park along Rt. 78, are all added features.  This home is in need of repair.  One for the handy man or fixer-upper.

PIN#:  20-28-328-016

Legal Description:  Read day of auction (Enterprise Zone)

Seller: RoseMarie Taylor

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Franklin School Sunday Oct 11, 2015 – 10:00 am

Public Auction Sunday Oct 11 10:00 am

600 N. Lexington Ave, Kewanee IL 61443

Antiques and Collectibles:  Oak Edison cylinder record player with records and horn, primitive one drawer stand, approx. 100 pcs. pink depression glass, including Miss America, Cherry Blossom and others, 2 small chimney style cupboards, oak treadle sewing machine, oak commode, hump back trunk, oak Hoosier cabinet top, park bench, old tin train engine, quilt top, wire egg baskets, iron book ends and banks, green fruit jars, 2 composition dolls, German chocolate set, blue Coleman iron, pryex and stoneware mixing bowls, 2 old postcard albums, costume jewelry (some sterling), misc. silverplate and carnival glass, old bowling game, barn lantern, Griswold skillets, buck saw, old car light, lots of holiday decorations, nice old pictures and frames, misc. primitives including irons, planes, etc., old child’s shoes and clothes, horse hair lap robe, carpet beaters, sewing supplies, 1950’s Mahogany furniture including bedroom set, table and 4 chairs, lamp table, kneehole desk and china cabinet, small child’s table, milk cans, watering cans, tractor seats, yard sticks, large collection of Mary Moo Moos (new in boxes), 1920’s Kewanites, horseshoes,  and much more.

Appliances, Modern Furniture, and Misc.:   Waterfall wardrobe, misc. dining room furniture, several beds and bedroom furniture, lots of misc. chairs and couches, tables, end tables, etc., 2 metal file cabinets, chests of drawers, shelves, Maytag 14.9 cu. Ft. refrigerator/freezer, Whirlpool stackable washer/dryer, 2 window air conditioners, microwave oven, plus more.

Snowblower, Mowers, and Misc.:  JD 826 walk behind snow blower (elec start), Simplicity 4018 riding lawn mower, Yard Machine 22’ walk behind mower, Toro walk behind mower, Tomahawk chipper-shredder, Century portable air compressor, 12 gal shop vac, wheel barrel, 8’ Fiberglass step ladder, Aluminum Ext. Ladders, wooden ext. ladders, hand saws, misc. wrenches, hand tools, yard tools, trimmers, rakes, shovels, patio sets, leaf blowers, golf clubs, JD letter holder, and more.


Ruth Foerder, East Moline

Darrell and Bev Moon, Kewanee, IL

Anna Phillips and Others

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Real Estate – Oct 3 – Prophetstown 10:00 am

409 West Riverside Drive, Prophetstown IL 61227

Saturday Oct 3 – 10:00 am

OPEN HOUSE SUNDAY SEPT 27, 2015 12:00-2:00

Description of Real Estate: Built in 1960 this 3 bedroom ranch offers 1370 sq. ft of living area with a nice sized eat-in kitchen with sliding glass doors that open to a screened in porch overlooking a large back yard. New roof in 2011, central air, freshly painted interior, attached 2 car garage, partially finished basement, and hardwood floors are all added features. Located across the street from Prophetstown High School.

Legal Description: RE Sub Pt Blk 1-2 & 3 of Mosher’s Add Lot 5 and W35 of Lot 4 Blk 2 (sub). PIN: 15-32-479-003

Joetta Davis Camp – Seller

Virginia Beach, VA 23464

Attorney for Seller  - Rod Copeland Prophetstown, 815-537-2201

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Public Auction – August 30 – 10:30 am

Sunday August 30, 2015 10:30 am

600 N. Lexington Ave., Kewanee, IL 61443 – Franklin School

Antiques and Collectibles:  Oak serpentine princess dresser, walnut 3 tier bookshelf, oak cabinet top, 1930’s buffet, platform scale, oak art deco dining table and 6 chairs, oak high back bed, Pachino machine, misc. depression and imperial glass, etched decanter, salt and pepper sets, several Longaberger baskets, kitchen primitives, gone with the wind style lamp, silver plate flatware, oak top soda fountain table, old radio cabinet, female mannequin, old sewing machine table, porch swing, cedar chest, several pcs of Amish handmade furniture, pitcher pump, cookbooks, many knickknacks, and more.

Appliances, Modern Furniture, and Misc.:  Frigidaire 22.6 cu ft. refrigerator with bottom freezer, Maytag 18.5 cu ft. refrigerator, 4 recliners, all in good condition, 2 sofas, 5 bedroom sets, including king, queen, and single sizes, several chests of drawers (oak finish), maple kitchen table and chairs, coffee and end tables, regulation size pool table with accessories, salmon colored couch and matching love seat (nice), linens, bedding, clown collection, oak mirrored wardrobe, maple top deep well dresser, walnut finish china cabinet, plus other misc. good quality furniture, lots of kitchenware, silverware, Tupperware, glassware, several bar stools, plastic and wood shelving, plus much more.

Tools, Outdoors, and Misc.:  Rovantis and Brinkman gas grills (nice), 12 gal shop vac, leaf blowers, lots of good yard tools, shovels, spades, rakes, etc., many hand tools, wrenches, sockets, screwdrivers, hammers, hardware, etc.

Auctioneer’s Note:  This is a Big Auction…many items not listed.

Sellers:  Marcelene “Tootie” Godke, Kewanee, IL

Rita Fischer, Kewanee, IL and Others

Annawan, IL – Office:  309-935-6918  Mobile:  309-945-6120












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Real Estate – Friday August 28 – 5:30 pm

806 N Burr Street, Kewanee, IL

Friday August 28th 5:00 pm

Description of Real Estate:  Built in 1907, this one-story, eight-room, three-bedroom home would make a great starter home or rental property.  Some remodeling has already been started.  Newer furnace, central air, and large fenced in back yard with storage shed are added features. Newer stove, refrigerator, washer and dryer are included.  Located in quiet neighborhood close to schools and parks.

PIN#:  20-28-452-006                Lot Size:  60’ x 159’                      Taxes:  $227.00 in 2014

Legal Description:  Lot 8 Blk 3 WH Lyles 2nd Add City of Kewanee.

Girkin Estate – Seller

Attorney for Seller:  Justin Raver/Barash & Everett LLC

211 W. 2nd St.  Kewanee, IL     309-852-5555


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Gleason – Friday August 7th – 5:00 pm

Friday August 7th – 5:00 pm

124 Payson Street – Kewanee, IL

(Take Main St. to West Division St. then turn south on Payson St. and watch for signs)

Antiques and Collectibles:  Mahogany bow front china cabinet with mahogany table and chairs, cedar chest, oak side chair, 1952 Walworth catalog, spoon collection (including app. 50 sterling silver), several pcs. of flash ruby, misc. crackle glass, maple dressing mirror, maple one drawer stand, sev. hand painted bowls, milk glass salt and peppers, lots of pink depression glass, lots of American Fostoria, tea leaf gravy boat, miniature Gone With The Wind lamp, mahogany desk and chair, Kewanee collectibles, including ruby hatchet, “Kewanee In Pictures” book (1922-23), 1930’s and 1940’s Star Couriers, Allen’s Dairy bottle, old quilt top, advertising memorabilia, old electric fans, folding wire basket, Roseville vase, Griswold grill, old Sunbeam iron in metal box, silver plate napkin rings, plus other silver plate pcs., 1933 Century of Progress water bottle, 2 Shawnee planters, misc. pottery, old books, lots of costume jewelry, oak child’s rocker, small oak stool, 2 yard long 1920’s fire department pictures, old work table, old coal pails, kerosene lamps, Juice King juicer, stoneware mixing bowls, misc. Blue Willow pcs., porch swing, picnic table and benches, plus much more.

Modern Furniture and Misc.;  3 Maple single beds, 2 maple highboy dressers, oak quilt rack, maple night stand, Singer sewing machine, sofa and matching chair, lots of vision ware cookware, many pictures and frames, maple kitchen table and chairs, lamps, end tables, several occasional chairs, misc. bedroom furniture, linens  fancy work, towels, bedding, blankets, etc., wicker patio set, lots of misc. kitchen supplies including pots and pans, silverware, small appliances, Dirt Devil vacuum, misc. dishes and dish sets, glassware, etc., holiday decorations, outdoor patio set, Jacobsen snow blower, 4 hp walk behind mower, misc. lawn and garden tools, step ladders, yard cart, and more.

Shirley Gruszecka, Executor 


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Community State Bank – Sat Aug 1 10:00 am

Commercial Real Estate Sale – Saturday August 1 10:00 am

Community State Bank  - 409 Tenney Street, Kewanee, IL 61443

Description of Real Estate:  Built in 1925 this 2 story commercial bld offers an outstanding business opportunity or would be a great investment property. Let your income from 3 upstairs, apts, (1) 2 bedroom, (2) 1 bedroom, and 1st floor massage clinic, photography studio and hair salon (all currently being rented), make your payments. Also there is a 30’x50’ warehouse with loading dock, 10 ft overhead door and office area with extra lot on east side, city gas, water and sewer.  All located in a high traffic area in downtown Kewanee.

Legal Description: Lot 1 & 2 blk 14 orig. Town of Kewanee (EZ). Taxes $2,629.26. PIN: 20-33-252-021

Attorney for Seller – Barash & Everett LLC

211 W. Second St., Kewanee, IL 309-852-5555

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