~ Souvenir Album of Lake County, Indiana, 1906
via Internet Archive
(click to enlarge) - it’s worth taking the time to read the entire thing!
“A unique dance hall, built for the sole purpose of catering to the fickle-minded, pleasure-seeking public….the only restriction being placed upon their patrons is that they must act gentlemanly and ladylike - their motto reading: ‘Have all the fun you want, but don’t get gay.’ “
Now that’s a motto.