Appeal to readers

Attention, amateur detectives and antique aficionados! An antique, unlighted, revolving, motorized barber pole, circa 1950s, was stolen. It disappeared from The Emporium II, 130 N. Church St., the night of Jan. 5. The pole was attached by bolts to the wall, and the thieves either sawed or broke it off.

This item may turn up in auctions, antique malls, pawnshops, or Web sites offering antiques. The Rock River Times would like to recover it. Keep an eye out for it! A reward of $100 will be offered for information leading to the recovery of this item.

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