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The Weather cloudy Sunday; colder north portion tonight East Home Paper First in News, Photos and Features The Post-Register Home Edition NEW VOLUME NO. IV. MEMBER AtiDll BUREAU OF CIRCULATIONS IDAHO FALLS, IDAHO, SUNDAY, JANUARY 13, 1935. UNITER PRESS ASSOCIATED PRESS NUMBER 61 AMELIA EARHART SPANS PACIFIC OCEAN Defense to Attempt Show tisch Wrote Notes Aviatrix Flies Haupt Attorneys Take Advantage of Week End Recess. FISCH GOT RANSOM.
State Says Ready Refute Charge That Fisch Connected. Over 200 Attend Annual Chamber Banquet Friday SENATE PASSES TAX RELIEF BILL AMELIA FLIES ACROSS By WILLIAM A. KINNEY. (Copyright, 1935, By The Associated Press.) FLEMINGTON, N. dan.
VI. (. 1 Richard defense put its handwriting experts to work on the Lindbergh ransom notes today in an attempt to show they were written BOISE. Jan. 12.
sitting through the entire noon hour the senate of the Idaho legislature at 1:45 p. m. today passed house bill No. 2, the delinquent tax moratorium unanimously approved by the lower chamber Thursday, but there was a prospect of reconsideration. The vote was 22 to 20, one excused and one absent, but 10 nays were changed to ayes and a hy wraith-like Isador Fiseh.
motion to adjourn by Senator Clark Taking advantage of a week end (D-Bonneville) stopped an inime- recess in Hauptmann's trial for diate attempt to reconsider. Clark life, the defense authorities also voted for it. sought flaws in evidence presented The contest over the bill was by the state that the notes were the highlight so far of the 23rd written by Hauptmann himself, i session which convened last Mon- P. H. Mulcahy of Ogden Principal Speaker Here.
Legislative Plan to Be Ready in Case Government Loses. PLAN AVOID RUIN. REPORTS ARE HEARD. Confidence Seen Supreme Court to Sustain Adi New Administration Formally Takes Over Duties for 1935. ministration.
Edward J. Reilly, urbane chief of defense for Hauptmann in his trial for the murder of the naped Lindbergh infant, said: will prove that Fiseh not only collected the ransom but also! wrote the Ever since his arrest, the Bronx carpenter has insisted that the SI in ransom money found in his possession was given to him by Fiseh, his former business partner who died obscurely In Germany. state produced evidence of extortipn against Reilly pc Uyr. no evidence of murder Not Extortionist. The burly attorney said the defense expects prove Hauptmann innocent of extortion as well as murder.
He merely received, unwittingly, some of the ransom money from Isador Anthony M. Hauck, Hunter- day. The measure was described by Senator Clark as a product of the office and Clark battled to the bitter end to push it through as emergency legislation. Over 200 business men and women from Idaho Fails and neighboring communities and cities gathered Friday night at the Hotel Boncnville to attend the annual membership meeting of the Idaho Falls chamber of commerce, at which P. H.
Mulcahy of Ogden was the principal speaker. Friday night's crowd was declared by chamber officials to be the largest to turn out for an annual membership meeting in many years. Formal inauguration of the new administration, headed hy E. F. Mc! Dermott as president for 1935, was a feature of the banquet.
Mr. Mulcahy, general manager of the Utah, Idaho Central goad, past president of the Ogden chamber of commerce, past presi- WASH1NGTON, Jan. 12. Lib- Just in case the supreme court should rule against the government in the momentous gold clause case, some senators are discussing legislative plans to avoid what one leading advocate of a cheaper dollar called the of has been discussion and undoubtedly a program will be said Senator Thomas (D- but he quickly added: "We have every confidence the supreme court will sustain the administration and the congress. An adverse decision would have such a widespread effect it would ruin One Idea Offered Thomas told newspapermen that one idea under the tentative discussion, of which he was not the author, would provide for increasing the membership of the supreme court by two or three to make more certain the recovery dent of the Ogden livestock show organization and member of the! program would get a new deal.
dvisory committee of the Utah A prominent member of the FERA, called upon all citizens to, banking committee, however, took lend their support to work that! the stand that this would not be the chamber of commerce is en- the way to meet the situation. He i desvorlnn to do. His address was: added that the committee had not "Your Chamber," and he paid trib-) disetiased the impending decision, ilte to those whose names appear Upon the. decision hang the fate on the "honor of the cham- 0f the new deal monetary program her as men who "have been wheel- an(j the question whether there horses and who have worked faith-j shall be an increase of some in an effort to build a bet -1 000,000,000 in private and public ter community. debts.
After Chief Justice Hughes 0 70 rm What Is Chamber? bad asked further questions about A 7 i is chamber of com- the right in relation don county prosecutor, said: "The of carloads of Idaho po-; merce? it is an association of to contracts, the court heard final Purchase of 385 Carloads in Idaho Authorized; Starts Immediately. (Continued on oage 12) is ready to refute anv chareel authorization for which people who have a real live inter that Fiseh had anything to y'st'rdfy by 1 esl in thc of a com with this case. arc prepared Ben Floss will start immediate- Mr. Mulcahy declared to break down completely Haupt- Idaho emer- alibi involving Fiseh relief administration com- the man from whom he obtained modity distribution director an- the ransom jnounced today. Approximately attorneys, discounting exPCnded.
injection of Fiseh to the fore of I The Pnce he said, will be ap- the ease, said handwriting authori-j Proximately 40 cents per hundred ties have pronounced his script i b. cars, the figures dissimilar to that of the ransom and terms of lhe previous 200-car- missivcs. 'oad purchase in Idaho for which Spending Before Met Fiseh. 1 $23,000 W'as paid. Hauck asserted witnesses could Turehases will be allotted to be produced to show Hauptmann various districts on the basis of was spending the ransom money surpluses now on hand, he ex-.
t0 especially those about before he met Fiseh. Federal Agent; PIalned- 'Idaho Falls, will gather in the Frank Wilson testified yesterday Governor Ross received author- district court room8 Monday that the first bill turned up five lion for the add. ional pur- ni Rt 8 to hear or six days after the ransom was in telegram late yester- Qn frejght on paid after April 2, 1932, and Hauck toes shipped out of Idaho and said the state could prove I). C. chief of the federal i arnve course of action rela.
Hauptmann and Fiseh did not be-1 relief corporation. Uye tQ pJca fQr fateg come acquainted until August of. 4 flhn Sponsored by the Idaho Falls that year. Purchase of surplus Idaho po- cbamber COmmerre and the After Agent Wilson testified that I tatoes from this section at 40 cents Bonneville Pomona Granee the he had no knowledge of any ran- Per hundred pounds was welcome omona Grange, the money bdng looated today to local dealer, and by DISCUSS RATES Upper Snake River Valley pota- arrest, another of the! growers. The price Is about that 1in nf Lindbergh hills was located which was posted today for S.
SVraSrmnS Gettysburg Pa 2 Russets, dealers said. One McDermott president. Reso- It was paid by Mervin T. Tip-1 dealer estimated that there are i formulatedI by a commit- ton, proprietor of a shoe repair! approximately 6000 carloads of shop, to his landlord, and after! marketable potatoes in the terri-j otato Dealers will will both men noticed it was drawn north of Pocatello and an er or iscussion on the Hunterdon County National I equal amount in the section west rarreu L. Hansen, chairman, bank, it was found that the serial tbe Gate City, number tallied with that of one president of of the ransom notes.
Tipton was unable to shed any light on the source of the $10 bill, the department of justice was notified. Albert S. Osborn, the veteran kingpin In the state's array of experts, opened the handwriting Extension of emergency rates, shipments to the middle west, to expire January 31 will be the principal rate problem presented. Rates to the gulf coast and other southeastern points are expected to be considered. FRYE LANDS arguments yesterday in the last of five gold cases.
The complainants challenge the powrer to abrogate clauses calling for payment in gold or its equivalent. In brief, the question is whether a $1000 gold security should be worth $1690 in the new, devalued currency, or just $1000, President Roosevelt and treasury officials declined comment, though fiscal officers were known to be watching the case closely. Most officials who would say anything predicted a government victory. Visitors Fail To Get Inside Of Court Room FLEMINGTON, N. Jan.
12. roads to Flemington carried thousands of visitors to the town today but they permitted inside the Hunterdon county court room where Bruno Richard Hauptmann is on trial. Last experience was a little too strenuous for Sheriff John H. Curtiss, who felt he had enough to do all week without having his men on duty again to guard the room and to keep visitors moving. So he put up the bars.
The visitors drove down Main street anyhow, jamming the sidewalks in front of the court house and the Union hotel. From Hawaii in Hazardous Hop AMELIA EARHART PUTNAM, famous American aviatrix, made a solo flight across the Pacific oeeun Friday night and Saturday from Honolulu. sighted Santa Cruz, shortly after II (P. S. Saturday morning.
The woman flier took off from Wheeler Field at Honolulu late Friday afternoon. Above is the first photograph taken of the flier and her craft at Wheeler Field. DEATH TAKES B.J. Former Pioneer of This Section Dies at Bremerton. Amelia Earhart Holds Record as Premier Aviatrix SAN FRANCISCO, Jan.
12. UP)Amelia Earhart stamped her name Indelibly into the newspaper headlines in 1928 by becoming the first woman to fly successfully across the Atlantic, and her aerial accomplishments since have made her indisputably premier aviatrix. The slim, toussle-headed blonde flier with the sparkling blue eyes probably has more worthwhile in her record than any other woman of her generation. They Include: First woman to fly the Atlantic. First woman to fly solo across the Atlantic.
First person to fly the Atlantic twice. First woman to fly an auto-gyro. First woman to cross the United States in an auto-gyro. First woman to receive the dish- Famous American Woman Flier Lands at Oakland. FLIES FROM HONOLULU Took Off on Flight Across Ocean Late Friday Afternoon.
OAKLAND, Jaiv 12. Earhart landed at the airport here at 1:31 P. (P.S.T.) The plane came in so rapidly that watchers at the field at first were not certain of the identity. The crowd Immediately went wild with excitement, thousands of persons rushing onto the field. The daring flier did not circle the field but shot directly onto the landing area.
Gasps of excitement went up lh' when It appeared tlnnni r.n.mihi. tor a moment that her whirring Mon. Geograph, society gold medal First woman to make a transcontinental non-stop flight. Holder of transcontinental speed record, 17:07:30. Former holder of women's international speed records 181.18 M.
P. H. First woman licensed in United States to carry passengers for hire in cabin planes weighing to 7700 pounds. ing spectators. She maneuvered the red and gold monoplane directly up to the doors of the hangar.
The flier made the 2408 mile hop from Honolulu, the first person to accomplish the feat, alone, making it in 18 hours and 16 minutes. BEVERLY HILLS, 5 Jan. 12. You talk about the 2 supreme court not signing the mortgages. That 2 ain't nothing.
If you want to see an industry been absolutely ruined, the prize 4 fight racket. Why this cham- pion, Max Baer, has thrown 2 I 2 a skunk right in their living room. Why. just think of a rhonminn that Wfl.nL» to do i 2 men in one night. Why, the 2 promoters like to dropped i dead.
Bo it looks like Maxie has just revolutionized the if, iros MeNsugbt Syndicate, Inc. LOCAL MEN TO CO TO BOISE More Currency Not Greatest Need, Says Writer. By ROGER W. BABSON. BABSON PARK, Jan.
do you feel about inflation, Mr. If I were asked this question once, I was asked it 20 times on my recent trip south. Bankers and publishers, farmers and manufacturers, retailers and professional men asked the same question. While volumes and volumes have been written on the subject, I would like to discuss inflation is, how It comes about, and its advantages and disadvantages. First, what is Inflation? Stated simply, inflation is an increase in the quantity of money.
includes credit as well as currency. includes velocity of circulation as well as amount in circulation. Hence, inflation means a speeding up of the velocity of money and or credit. What good does this do? Theoretically, it is su UUS uu. and pposcd to make money cheaper tlnH1 u-- and easier to get.
This In turn tomorrow in ALBUQUERQUE, N. Jan. 1 2 regular westbound mail rase against Hauptmann, naming! plane sought today to contact fh- ransom note writer Jack Frye, president of Transcontinental and Western Air, who made a forced landing In a snowstorm west of here on a experimental flight from Kansas City to Angeles, and spent last night with his plane. Frye, who was unhurt, communicated him the the state started yesterday develop this line of evidence. Former Judge George K.
Large, a special assistant attorney general on the prosecution staff, said: laid the foundation for his conclusions and demonstrated they were correct. The jury hy radio with tho airport here grea, interested. after his descent about 11:15 anf con- m. thp wcak radjo vincing and satisfying witness. His battery of plane however comparisons were exhellent and he waa heard he conclusively proved that Haupt- mann had written all of the ransom notes and all of the other! specimens of I-ong Leeture.
Frederick A. Pope, a member1 of the defense counsel, said of Os-; Supreme Test to Come in Sunday's Saar Plebiscite GREATEST SPECULATOR ASHINGTON. Jan. 12. Arthur W.
Cutten, Chicago market operator charged with violating federal grain trading reg- testimony: was a won-J ulations, today was termed by long lecture on something government counsel great- we know nothing about, consisting; speculator this country ever Leo F. T. Tierney, ttai attorney for the grain administration, made the statement as the white-haired trader appeared before the grain (Continued on 121 -----NO TAXES. SALT LAKE CITY, Jan. 12.
(JP) William J. Swapp, Republican representative from Kane commission to answer a friend of the property owner charges of making false and "Abolish general property misleading reports and conceal- hc said yesterday, let the ing hU position on the owners catch up," grain market. (Copyright, 1935, by The Associat-tCommunist SAARBRUECKEN, Saar Basin Territory, Jan, 12. and Copimunists, bitter looked forward today to a supreme test in Saar plebiscite. For Reichsfuehrer Adolf Hitler and his followers, the balloting will represent the first trial of their policies in a free election.
Communists and Socialists view the vote as a laat stand against the European dictatorships w'hich one after another have crushed their power. Leaders of the (Nazi) German front express hope the plurality in favor of the reunion with the fatherland will reach 90 per cent. Such a victory, they believe, would strikingly confirm the overwhelming indorsement accorded Hitler in the Nazi-controlled election last August. Routed from Germany, Austria and Italy by hostile dictaXortships, and Socialists are staking their hopes on maintenance of the status administration of the territory by the league of nations. Few see any chance of victory for the third proposal, annexation to France.
Failing to achieve an out and out victory for the status quo, anti- Nazi factions are hopeful of rolling up so impressive a minority vote that the league of nations may be prompted to partition the territory, setting up an internationalized area as a sanctuary for the dissenters. Gay festivities are planned to signalize the close of the campaign tonight. Church bells throughout the territory will ring between 7 p. m. and 8 p.
m. Then bonfires will ne lighted on the German side of the frontier, to be answered by a similar chain of fire on the aida, Word was received in Idaho Falls Saturday morning of the death of B. J. Briggs, pioneer for- i champion that wants to do mer resident of Idaho Falls, at 2 nothing but fight! And don't Bremerton, on Friday. In- I want to wait a couple of years formation regarding the death of I 2 for one big purse! Such a Mr.
Briggs was received here by 2 thing is unheard of. Why, W. O. Cotton, whose sister mar- I he even wanted to fight two ried Forest Briggs, son of B. J.
Briggs. Mr. Cotton stated that he did not have particulars regarding the funeral service and burial, but presumed that the service would 2 prize fight game by introduc- be held at Bremerton where Mr. 2 fighting. Yours, Briggs lived for the past 20 years B.
J. Briggs came to Idaho Falls about 1880, according to information given The Foat-Regis- tcr by Keefer, Mrs. A. V. Scott and other pioneer residents of the city, also by Otto E.
McCutcheon, who practiced law with Mr. Briggs for a number of years in the firm of Briggs and McCutcheon. Notable Character B. J. Briggs was a strong and notable character in the early and formative days of Idaho Falls and eastern Idaho, those who knew him said.
He came to Idaho Falls about 55 years ago from Nebra-ska, his native state. He was engaged in railroad building, being a superintendent of bridge construction, having in charge that work at the time the railroad was built into eastern Idaho from Salt Lake to Butte. Idaho Falls, then Eagle Rock, was little more than a raw, primitive western frontier railroad and cov town. As the building of the rai.road progressed the community grew in population and commercial importance with reclamation by irrigation becoming a factor with the country growing as irngation McClure are. included on the com- mittee.
Retiring from railroad work on The main purpose of the meet- the completion of the road and ing, according to information re- the removal of the terminal and reived here, is not so much in railroad shops from Eagle Rock opposition to the sales tax, which I by printing bonds of paper money, to Pocatello, Mr. Briggs homestead- 1 expected will be presented to, 8. Credit inflation: Through ex- ed a ranch on Willow creek and the state legislature, but rather! panding the volume of bank credit, engaged in farming, being a pio- i to find means of adjusting It and Remember each dollar of credit neer in the building of canals other methods nf taxation to avoid does Just the same work as each increasing the burden on real prop-' dollar of currency, erty, Mr. McDermott said. Currency Inflation Disastrous.
The first type Is utterly disas Weather Threatening. HONOLULU, Jan. 12. threatened foul weather and a muddy takeoff field, Amelia Earhart Putnam left Wheeler field, army airport 25 miles from here, at 4:45 p. (10:15 p.
EST), yesterday. It was one year to the day from the arrival hero the mainland of six navy seaplanes flying in formation in a "routine aa the navy called it, of the planes to their Pearl Harbor base. The plane the most famous aviatrix is flying has a cruising speed of 160 miles an hour, and if pushed can speed 200 miles an hour or faster. The greatest worry of aviation observers here, including Miss Ear- husband, George Palmer Putnam, New York publisher, was over the take off on muddy Wheeler field, nade sodden by a tropical downpour of the sort not uncommon In Hawaii at this season. Carried 522 Gallons Gas.
The plane already had been fueled with 522 gallons of gasoline and permission had been obtained from the Wheeler field commandant, Maj. Ernest Clark, for a takeoff with that load. Putnam was on the field, hut was something more than reticent regarding his plans. He intimated that Paul Mantz, Miss technical advisor who had temporarily deserted his airplane business In Glendale, to come here and superintend tho outfitting, might make the flight. Mantz hovered In the background.
Miss Earhart was reported Then came the torrential rain, tax conference of representatives of chambers of commerce from over the state will he held Tuesday at Boise. E. F. McDermott, president of the Idaho Falls chamber of commerce, will leave Sunday to attend the meeting. He will confer with chamber heads at Boise prior to the state conference.
A committee representing the Idaho Falls chamber and headed by W. A. Baker, will probably leave here Monday for the Tuesday meeting, called by the Boise morc pappr moncy This is com chamber. D. Nation, J.
H. Jef-; monly known as fries, Earl Bowman and F. E-1 Inflation. 2. Budgetary inflation: Through the government spending more year after year than it receives.
It goes heavily into debt and sooner or later makes up the deficit increases public buying power, re sales, industrial production, jobs and wages, dividends, and around the circle again. In other words, it starts the wheels of Industry moving. In fact, some kind of inflation or expansion is necessary to boost business. What are the three main types of inflation? 1. Currency inflation: Through increasing the number of coins and hills by reducing the gold content of the dollar, by the tization of silver, or by printing and the origination of the first irngation districts and canal companies.
At the age of 37 years he reached the conclusion that there was need for legal service and advice and while still a rancher and livestock man. he took up the Lieutenant Turner Away Friday study of law in a way emulating; SALT LA ke Jan. 12. (Ah rest until at least a Wheeler hangar. The water collected in puddles faster than the ground could soak it up or the field drainage carry it away.
The rainstorm passed quickly, ss Hawaiian rainstorms do, but a vast acreage of mud remained. More of those who had come to the field expecting to see the takeoff on a flight which might prove to be the real thing drifted away. Even Putnam left Then about 4:20, the situation suddenly changed. Plane heeled Out. Mechanics came to life, wheeled out the plane, blocked the wheels, turned over the motor.
In a few seconds It was purring contentedly. It was still warming up ax Miss Earhart and Putnam drove onto the field. The 36 year old aviatrix, clad in a brown, fur-lined flying suit, climbed Into the cockpit as the motor idled. A fire truck and an ambulance, gloomy but reassuring field apurtenances, unostentatiously moved to the far end of the field. Miss Earhart opened the throttle and the motor roared.
She frowned the life of Abraham Lincoln, read Lieut. Harvey Walter Turner, 34, ing such books that he could get. of sanitation fitting himself for his new pro fession. On being admitted to the bar for practice, Mr. Briggs moved to Idaho Falls establishing a law offue which profession he practiced for a number of before moving to Bremerton.
Important Personage Mr. Briggs was an important personage and factor in the early (Continued oa for the United States public health service, died here yesterday following an operation. Surviving are his widow, Mrs. Katie Mae Turner and a son, Harvey Walter Turner, of this city; his father, James B. Turner of Piedmont, three brothers and two sisters all of Alabama The body will be taken to Palestine, for burial, trous.
Numerous European coun-jat the instrument panel, listened tries tried it In the past 15 years intently. The farewells were and are still wallowing in eco- said. She flashed a smile to the nomic chaos as a result. Callable crowd and signaled to release the life insurance, and: Plane. Slowly she taxied it Into mortgages, hank deposits are smashed under this type of inflation.
Only those who can afford to hold non-callable mortgages, and the owners of real estate equities, common stocks, and goods weather the The biggest objection to the 6000-foot long runway. Headed Into the wind, she gave her motor the gun. UNABL ETO AGREE SALT LAKE CITY, Jan. 12. -T) -Representatives of five sugar of that companies and jMcials of the takes from the worthy and to the unworthy.
colleges, and and all others who depend upon their (Coaliuued on Utah and Idaho Beet associations adjourned a conference here today until Monday forenoon. unable to agree upon a sugar beet contract for next year..
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