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Page 6-Friday, July 27, 1979-The Michigan Daily
Art Fair: T hingama bobs, whatchamacallits
crowds of wer fa to ttract in- his non-profit Native American can sell cheaper than we can. the Great Pyramid of Gizeh they
terest or dollars. organization. Sebastion stressed that Silver cardboard pyramid hats may even have the same food preser-
Sales were "not very good," said all of his items were handmade, ex- weren't selling very well either, Jude ving powers, according to the accorn-
Elmer Sebastian from behind his table plaining that much of the merchandise Fredericks said with a "thumbs-down" panying information sheet.
of turquoise jewelry and other Native sold at fairs carry "Made in Japan" signal. The "'MID" hats cost $6 and "I WISH I had $6" said a teenager
American crafts that he was selling for labels. For this reason, he said, "They are based on the exact dimensions of who stopped to inquire abeut the hats.
a inuring, ''definitely different..
Some fair-goers are definite
browsers.
"I never buy anything," one looker
~ ,'~, . was overheard telling a companion on
Main Street. But laSt year the artist
1 reportedly topped $1 illion in saes.
Slater's craft. In addition to other
creatures she is selling clay puppy
A fountains that spout water from their
*topknot. The puppies have a rather en-
dearing, sad look, and Slater said they
4are selling well, even at $175.
"Anybody, everybody," buys them,
the artist from West Bboomfield said.
Apparently the buyers display the
figures on patios and courtyards.
"I get people who like to smile"
SSlater explained, "They buy my work."
She said some people come back to her
booth on Maynard Street year after
EChuck Winsor said elementary school
Steachers sometimes buy the "pop-up
dolls" and puppets his wife makes. The
W bright fabric toys serve as "attention
getters" and "teacher's sides" Winsor
4said. He added that sales were "OK" at
the display on the corner of Maynard
and William Streets.
And for those who can't afford to buy
artwork, or even sale merchandise,
Albert's Copying on Liberty has the an-
swer. Thirsty, poor fair-goers can help
themselves to a paper cone of free
spring water at the store.
rT~alTLabor board
to set
eopy shop
Froms the bestseller that meate millions believe in the unbelievable.
union vote
~"
Cd mudfrmPae3
benefits." and "no job security. They
have also cited complaints that working
conditions are poor and policy towards
e j employees is inconsistent.
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Also Starring MURRAY HAM LTON Music by LALO SC FRINemployees and management were bad
for business. "We've tried to do
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Executive Producer SAMUEL Z. ARKOFF Screenplay by SANDOR STERN going along,"shesaid
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