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Sunday November 23, 1975


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By DAN BIDDLE daire is preparing to market the!something different." And, he them. The Juice Extractor takes barbecues with an electric char-
detachable "Message Center" says, the company doesn't think care of all kinds of fruits and coal-starter. Or you can forego
AUTOMATION! T h e wicked unit at a tentative retail cost of about things like the energy vegetables electrically - for a charcoal altogether and opt for
advance of the push-buttons. $180. crisis when it designs new elec- mere $50; an outdoor gas cooker, complete
It can't be stopped. All you can tric appliances. -Poach your eggs, four of with advertised "real lava rocks
do is sit there and scratch your AMONG OTHER things, the 'em at a time. The Oster Egg to give that tasty charcoal flavor
head.cThat is, until they invent "talking refrigerator" lets "WE DO IT for the competi- Poacher costs $20; year 'round." And lava has that
roommates or loved ones leave tion," says the agent. "Gen- nice tangy after taste.
In naked defiance of humanity audible messages for each other eral Electric got out this refrig- -FRENCH FRY your potatoes.
gd theadvancing uon ustechno during the day. erator that makes its own ice An electric french fryer - ASSAGE YOUR feet with
the dreadfulithupoty-tusmpiof For example, if you have the and water, so Frigidaire figured runs about $20; Oster's Hydro-Whirl Foot
the dreadful thumpity-thump of day off and somebody else in it had to keep up." -Cook your bacon. The Ham- Massager. E n e r g y crisis be
an army ant column i an old the house wants you to do some General Electric's high-energy ilton Beach Baconer makes 10 damned! This little number
jungle movie. shopping, they can leave you a gizmo looks like the offspring of r crisp strips at once. It also costs pumps eight gallons of aerated
The little buggers can't be recorded. list for when you a soft-drink/ice box marriage. 1 23 crisp green ones; (bubbly!) water around your
stopped. So we might as well stumble out of bed and feel like The door of the refrigerator has -Prepare your own Oriental tired toes every minute. And
just sit back on our collective being lectured by the ice box. an alcove with three taps la- dishes in a real Wok, the round- pumps your wallet for 30 big
front porch and read the news- This is clearly a vast im- beled Chilled Water, Ice Cubes, ed pan used in China. Only this ones; and
paper. provement over the old written and Crushed Ice. one's electric, and at $20, prob- -Wage war on the insects in
Or we could just sit there shopping list method. ' So now that you're sitting1ably costs more than it does in your yard. The propane-powered
while the refrigerator reads for Also, you can pre-tape some back, sipping ice water from { Peking. One saleswoman at a Blitz-Fogger looks like a World
us. music to wake you up during your GE and getting ready to l typical department store says War I machine gun and spits
No joke. The latest 'major breakfast-that is if you can get sing a few old country-and-west-;the plug-in model isn't very clouds of insecticide around your
advance' in home appliances is used to the idea of songs com- ern numbers into your Frigi- popular with Asian people who yard. All you have to do is
a refrigerator with an optional ing out of ice cream. daire, you can spend a little wish stores would carry real stand there and hold the other
tape recorder and AM/FM radio A Frigidaire sales agent ad- more of your money and; Woks without the gadgetry. In end-for $20.
built right into the door, right mits, "It's the kind of thing we -Squeeze o r a n g e s so fast the space age-no such luck; That's only a sample of newer
over the, freezer section. Frigi- won't sell a lot of. At least it's they'll never know what hit --Start the charcoal for your creations. Already you've got


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The Big Game: Ann Arbor went crazy
(Continued from Page 3) it also spelled DOLLARS as order for 18) and one big spend- officer and his 70-member
the Toledo Tussle has now been er at the Village Apothecary had to deal with everythin
Haard keoXena, d ethan the transformed into the Profit- bought 17 bottles of champagne. traffic control to drunk
H d- maker Hustle. Gawking throngs And they got another order for , "There is no real special
University student Mike Mal- want nothing more than to plas- a case of scotch, a half case of , arations for this game,'
boy's reaction was typical of ter themselves with the latest bourbon, a half case of gin, Zeck as he swiveled confi
the football fever. "I think it's paraphenalia voicing their senti- and a half case of vermouth. in his plush chair. "It's
great. I can feel the energy ments toward our southerly 'Terry the Dork,' 'Critter,' 'To- few thousand bigger than
in this town," he said brav- neighbors. ledo,' and other infamous em- of the other games we'v
ing Friday's furious snow flur- ASSISTANT general manager ployes of Campus Corners be- this year. We rarely go tb
ries of his way to class. "I'd of the Michigan Union Jim moaned the "helplessness and a game where someone d
rather see someone get all hyp- Hilton, himself decked out in a despair the onslought of in- die, one baby doesn't st
ed over a football game than Michigan blazer, Michigan tie ebriated fans would herald, arrive, a dozen ambulanc
stoedou oer omthngelse." and Michigan name tag, said "Everybody who works here are made, and many ci
stoned out over something "a hi ae t s loses it by 8 o'clock," one of are lost."
The band was especially "Beat Ohio State" 'buttons were te ad
selling better than blue books them said.YS e w
caught upnin the Wolverine- in December. "Out of 1,000, we But ifdthey think they got BUT ZECK SAYS he w
Buckeye battle. There can be only have around 100 left." Hil- problems, think of the poor Ann scoff at a rowdy shoe
little doubt that the heritage ton also took the liberty of or- Arbor Police Department and. Michigan wins, they wil
of hate had hit the band al- dering special Michigan Rose the campus security who have down the stadium," he sa
most as hard as the hepped-up Bowl t-shirts. But in his busi- to see to it that some form of kind of hope we have that
football players. "We're really ness-like, far-sighted way, he order is maintained amidst the; lem."
fired up," said bandmember cleverly omitted any temporal madness. Major Harold Zeck O
references. "They're bound to was the coordinator behind the Oh well. Any word on C
Kim Franker. "We're the best go some time," he says. police effort. The star-spangled Bowl tickets?
band so we oughta be at the Since school spirit generally
best bowl. isn't enough to keep fans warm!-
But this weekend spelled a this time of year, alcoholic A
lot more than the thrill of vic- spirits are a hot item on the V EG ETA R I A N S
market. Campus Corners expect- f
tory or the agony of defeat. ed to sell around 200 kegs of
In the eyes of local merchants, beer (South Quad put in an U N ITE !

- machines to brush your teeth,
self-clean your oven, heat your
shaving cream, open your cans,
turn on your TV and dry your,
So all the little gizmos,
r band gadgets and thing-a-ma-jiggers
g from will let you sit back-massaged,
fans. dried, sung to, and cooked for-
prep- until the world runs dry of juice
"said to run your juice maker, and
dently heat to blow your hairdryer.
just a
some Dan Biddle is a former Editor-
'e had in-Chief of the Daily.

art to
e calls
w. "If
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