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16 · Northwest Arkansas TIMES, Toes., Aug. 27, 1974 FAVETTEVtLLE, ARKANSAS According To Bill Becker Thanks To Abby Rockefeiler The Lid Lifts On The Clivus Multrum. ROCKLAND, Maine (AP) -A member of the Rockefeller family wants to put a clivus multrum in every American home. "I am quite sure that something had better replace the flush toilet in the next ten year, something t h a t doesn't use water or lose the nutrients In human waste," says Abby Rockefeller, 31. The daughter of New York banker David Rockefeller and niece of Vice President-desig nate Nelson Rockefeller prefers to be called Rockfeller ratiier than precede her last na with a courtesy title. She is president of Clivus Multrum USA which has started production here of the de vice she hopes will replace that Victorian invention, the flush toilet. 1 The clivus multrum is the 30 year-old Swedish invention o! Rikard Lindstrom for com posting human waste withou unsightliness or odor. Clivus is the Latin word foi inclining, referring to the in cline of the bottom of its tank and multrum is a cpmposit word in Swedish meaning com posting room. The clivus requires no water no chemicals and no energy b operate. It is a large fiberglas tank in which toilet and kitchen wastes · decompose for severa years, producing a sma: amount, of odorless humu which can be returned to th soil. The liquid and gas in th astes escape through a roof ent. The flush toilet is not a minor nvironmenlal offender, accord- ig to Rockefeller. "II is doing as much harm to ur water as the automobile is o our air," she said. Three to,, ight gallons of water are used er flush and the water turns ic waste nutrients into pollu- ers that cause culrophication, he, says. Producion of clivus mul- rums began in here in July at he rate of four a week and now sell for $1,300. Although, the initial cost is igh, Rockefeller says the clivus multrum would have considerable long range economic benefits. i,It -^reduces household water ; use by 5 per cent and has no · moving parts, so no maintenance is needed. On a cominu- lily basis, it makes a central sewage treatment plant unnecessary. Such a plant for a community of only 500 people costs about $4 million, she says. Rockefeller says she is concentrating on marketing the clivus multrum in New England. But the device has attracted Lhe attention of the , Environmental Protection. Ag en cy, i which is conducing tests.; Two': of them are in use in California and one each in the Green Mountain National Park in Vermont and the White Mountain National Park in New Hampshire. Labor Groups Contributed $3,000 To Pryor WANTS ONE IN EVERY HOME . . .Abby Rockefeller shows a clivus mnUntm winch she installed in her Cambridge, Mass., home - '· · ' Today In History By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Today is Tuesday, Aug. 27, the 239th day of 1974. There are 126 days left in the year. Today's highlight in history: On this date in 1945, American troops began landing in Japan at the end of World War II. It was the first foreign occupation of that country in modern history. On this date: In 55 B.C.. Roman forces under Julius Caesar invaded Britain. In 1776, the British were victorious in the Revolutionary War battle of Long Island. In 185Q, the first oil well in the United States was drilled near Titusville, Pa. In 1862, the Italian patriot Giuseppe Garibaldi was seized as he was on his way to capture Rome. In 1928, Ihe Kellogg-Briand pact to oullaw war was signed in Paris. In 1939, Nazi Germany demanded Danzig and the Polish corridor. Ten years ago: Ruling power in South Vietnam was turned over to a triumvirate of three generals. Five years ago: An Israel: commando force penetrated deep Into Egyptian territory tc stage a mortar attack on a re giona! military headquarters i the Nile valley of upper Egypt. One year ago: A Colombiai airliner crashed minutes afte taking off from Bogota, killini all 41 persons aboard. Today's birthdays: U.S. Rep Samuel Stratton of New York i: 58. Economist Walter Heller i: 59. Thought for loday: Save : boyfriend for a rainy day am another in case it doesn't rain- Mae West. End Adv Tues Aug. 27 Penny-Saver Protect the table top from scratches while you use y o u r portable sewing machine b' placing a 9 x 18 inch carpc sample under it. The rug make a handy place lo stick pins am needles while you sew. Running Into Congressional Snag Plan To Keep Tax Returns From Politicians, WASHINGTON (AP) -- A Ian to keep income tax returns rom prying politicians is run- ing into opposilion from Congressional privacy advocates vlio say it doesn't go far nough. A While losed on Yeasury isked to v o u l d igencies House official dis- Monday that the Department was draft legislation that curtail government access to returns iled with the Internal Revenue iervice. A companion executive irder would keep the President rom peeking, too. Aides to iormer President Richard M. Nixon sought IRS cnfidential data for political iurposes, according to evidence ncovered by the Senate Watergate committee and H o u s e tidiciary Committee. These isclosures spurred atlempts to icller protect privacy of lax re- urns. President Ford's interest in curtailing .access grew out-of lis pre-presidential work- on the Domestic Council Commillee -on he Right to Privacy, said a White House official. But Rep. Jerry L. Litton, D- said -Ihe proposed legisla- on is full of loopholes and the xecutive order would be worth ess than a simple promise rom Ford not to look at t h e ax returns. Litlon publicized a Nixon ex- cutive order last year that au- lorized the Department of Ag- iciulture to examine farmers' ix returns. The order was re- oked by Nixon this year. He and Sen. Lowell P. Wei- ier Jr., R-Conn., a member of Clinton To Speak HOT SPRINGS, Ark. (AP) -Congressional candidate ,Bil Clinton of Fayetleville will be the keynote speaker and tern porary chairman at the Demo cratic Stale Convention Sept 13-14. This apparently is an .effor by the party lo draw attention to Clinton's 3rd District race against Rep. John Paul Ham merschmidt, Arkansas' onl Republican congressman. Clinton, a law professor a the University of Arkansas a Fayetteville. defeated thre Democrats for the party's nom ination. TRI-IAKES ANTENNA Soles and Service New Used Antennas Color » Black White · Boosters · Towers ' · Free Estimates 751-7927 73I-S4M 7S1-OU7 Rent a New Piano On Our Rent-or-Buy Plan For Beginner Student New Pianos from $760.00 Mason Hamlin Wurlifier Knabe Fischer Wurlitzer O/gani Rents for $15 Monthly Rent up (o six months. If you decide (o hiry, we will make full allnwanc6 charge on (he purchase price. Give (he children and rounelf an opportunity t» see lust how much musical enjoyment a new piano adds to yonr family life. Call today -- only a limited number of new pianos available for this offer. Southeast Comer of Square Guisinger Music House he Senate Watergate littee, sought approval this ear for a law that would Released On Bond LITTLE ROCK (AP) -- Maxy Durell Parish, 31,'of Helena ·as released on charges of rob- ing the Lula, Miss., branch of ic Bank of Clarksdale Wednes- ay after posting a $25,000 roperty bond. Parish's.father, who actually lit up the bond, said at the jond' hearing Monday that he wned a quarter of a million dollars worth of I a n d in Mis- issippi. The FBI said Parish, arrested Friday night, was ar .ceountant for a firm in Hel na. The FBI filed a formal com ilaint against Parish Mondaj morning at Jackson, Miss. clamp down on access to tax ·eturns, hut haven't succeeded so far. Litton said that three weeks ago, Philip Buclien met with lim to discuss the adminis- .ratlon's tax return privacy goals "and we pretty much agreed on what is needed lo be done." . A t that time, Buclien was executive director of the . Domes* :ic Council privacy panel. Now le is White House counsel to Ford. Litton complained that the original administration proposal has grown from a few pages :o more than 40 as it was circulated to different agencies. He with 'ei'y keep its access." Reagan To Campaign In Arkansas This Fall LITTLE ROCK (AP) -- Judy 'elty," ,,-;the . Republican candi- ale" for 'Congress from the 3nd Mstrict, said Monday that Gov, Ronald Reagan of California vould campaign for her at ,ittle Rock Sept. 30. Mrs. Petty opposes the re election bid of Rep. Wilbur Mills, D-Ark. She said Reagan's record ax reform was evidence that he proper commitment and dedication could reverse inflation, ligh taxes and wasteful government spending. Mrs. Petty vowed to work for House said the is being drafted, said it has been loaded exemptions "to appease agency that wants to The White proposal still ., . .. and wouldn't comment on its details or its expected time o' completion. Lilian's bill would permit tin President to seek tax return in formation only in checking an appointee to high federal posi tion. And then, he could learn only if the person had filed a return, for the past three years whether the person wa delinquent, and whether he or she was under investigation for criminal tax violations. hose goals elected. in Congress, She said that Reagan's fiscal actions led to a 10 per cent across-the-board cut in state spending and resulted in a 10 per cent refund of California income taxes in 1969. Hike Suspended LITTLE ROCK (AP). rate increase sought by t h e North Arkansas Electric Coop- was suspended for Monday by Ihe slate erative months Public Service Commission. The utility, which is based at Salem in Fulton County, wants a 914 per cent increase in hopes of generating $348,000 in additional revenue. The PSC said more time was needed for its . staff to In- LITTLE KOCK (AP) -- Arkansas labor groups gave about $3,000 to the primary campaign of David H. Pryor, the Democratic nominee for governor, J. Bill Becker, president of the stale AFL-CIO, said Monday night. Of this amount, Becker said, $1,000 came from the state AFL-CIO. He said lie was sure the $1,JOO was conlribuled upon a request from someone working in the Pryor campaign. "We don't make contributions lo a candidate unless the candidate or the finance director of the campaign makes a request," he said. Becker said the AFL-CIO had not received a request from the Pryor campaign for any additional contributions. "We are not ashamed of the contributions we made to the candidates." Becker said. "It'd be perfectly all right (with the AFL-CIO) if the candidate_s made full disclosures, including c the .money we contribute.',' '· . , Becker made the remark's two days after Ken Coon o Comvay, the Republican nomi- ee for governor, called on the iFL-CIO to disclose the contri- rations it has made in the gov- rnor's race. /Coon also told the AFL-CIO it its convention Saturday that me of the gubernatorial candi- ates had been labeled "labor's man." As expected, Pryor got the endorsement of the AFL-CIO. Of Coon's speech, Becker said. "I think he was soliciting a. negative reaction. The convention was very cordial to lim. "I think he .was hoping for not just a negative response, jut a vocal reaction. He tried :o anger the delegates. I think he was appealing to the anti-la]or sentiment in Arkansas." Coon said he was pleased Becker had answered . h i s challenge. ; · .' But, Coon said he would have preferred a written list showing :he respective organizations and the amounts of money they gave tOj.the. Pryqr.-. campaign. ' ''This .'is 'just ,lhe^ beginning o! our effort to expose secret contributions," Coon declared. He said Pryor had reported Future Of Floating Interest Rate Bonds Said Uncertain NEW YORK (AP) --.The performance last week of.'-the corporate bond - market's ' newest investment vehicle -- notes with floating interest rates -- left Wall Street · debating whether ~ they Eire rcfllly iicrc-to stsy. Floating notes brought to | market last week by The New 1 York Bank for Savings, Mellon National Corp. of Pittsburgh and Crocker National Corp. each nearly sold out. y But in all three cases, the i- s ze of the offerings had to be d r e d u c e d from originally v. planned levels. The issuers a blamed "market conditions," at hut a spokesman for a leading bond underwriting house sug- e- gested that the small investor - ir the target of the floating rate notes -- may be signaling he is of not as willing as many believec .jt to withdraw all his savings anc e . lend them to corporate floating \ : bond issuers. n- The notes are "sold in $1,000 denominations lo 'give investors or access to high-yield, short-term if issues. "I think there is a poin al whereMhe bond market can be it saturated with these floating :e n o t e s , ' ' the underwriter's 10 spokesman said. "The source n- for almost all the money is in dividual savings accounts When people stop raiding then savings banks, where will the money for these bonds come A from?" c More optimistic was. i ! spokesman for Philadelphia Na f i n n n l f 7 n r n a Viniilr tinVlint a bond, to other inflation-sens] tive money J ratesT-in' particular, short-term Treasury bills-- is liere to stay until inflation is genuinely under control. Meanwhile, in addition lo. reductions in the offerings, issuers also were · pushed into raising the initial interest rates on their notes. Crocker National Corp. hat already increased their · rate to 10 per cent last Aug. 5 and Me Ion National corp. and Cont nental Illinois Corp. last wee increased their interest to 10 per cent from the previously- planned 9.70 per cent. After two years, the interest floats, one percentage point- above the yield on three month treasury bills. Market conditions again were ciled for the moves. One bond analyst added the increases interest rates on l a s t week's floating notes were a direct response to the sudden rise to 9.80 per cent in short-term Treasury notes at their latest auction last Monday. But a spokesman for one of Wall Street's biggest bond underwriters expressed doub that floating rate notes wou be used extensively as a capita raising vehicle by industria borrowers. The spokesman sait underwriters are, and will, continue to be lery of backing floating issues offered by any companies except those generally in the .business of borrowing and lending money in lar; , sums. 08,000 in expenditures in: the^ itnary and that with labor's; ntribulions totaling about $3.0, there was still $165,000 accounted for. ·· Becker also said Monday, ght that Cliff Jackson, chair-; an of the slate GOP Platform; ommittee. had asked him to 1 leek into the possibility of ; :veral AFL-CIO members sit- ig on the committee. Becker said this was the first' me the GOP had made such a: equest and that he appreciated . Two labor reprc-ienlalives .ready.sit on the Democratic/ arty's Platform Committee. ;·; Becker said he told members; the AFL-CIO at the Hot; wrings convention Saturday-; ml. several of them would be elcpme' to serve on* the GOP: latfbrm Committee, hut. that' e had received no response. "After the Ken Coon speech, suppose any delegate who;, might have been interested in' articipating was turned off,".- 'ecker said j He said he. had-written Jackon a letter about; the, AFL-; 10's positions on four pro-J osed constitutional amend-: nents and that he. also would; ontact the Democratic party, x Both parties Will be asked to; ake positions similar to those doplcd by the AFL-CIO. ; vestigafe the reasonableness of the firm's proposal. company which plans to offer a §50 million floating rate note around mid-September. "Last week's offerings were more than the market could support. But that .doesn't mean the floating rate vehicle itself is wrong." ' He said the idea of tying, or I "indexing" the interest rates of Caldweil To Help Select NR Staff ROGERS, Ark. (AP) --.Stats' en. Jim Caldweil o f ' Rogers eaves for Washington loday to; lelp in the selection of a staff Nelson Rockefeller, the vice presidntial nominee. Caldweil is chairman of t h a Republican party in Arkansas,where Rockefeller's late broth-' ?r, Winthrop, was governor- Tom 1967 until 1971. ; "I have been asked to corner and make some input into tha selection," Caldweil said; ''There's just a few that have; been a s k e d to my under-; standing." . ; Caldweil said he would return from Washington Thursday and probably would hold a news conference. Caldweil said he would meet with Rockefeller twice Wednesday -- at 10 a.m. and at 3 p.m; He said he had arranged f o r; Rockefeller to meet with the 13 southern GOP commillee chairman during the afternoon meet-, ing. 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