Carrollton Chronicle (Carrollton, Tex.), Vol. 16, No. 21, Ed. 1 Friday, March 26, 1920 Page: 1 of 8
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k Carrollton Chronicle
CARROLLTON, DALLAS CO., TEXAS, FRIDAY, MARCH 26. 1920
Rice Terraces Are World’s Masterpieces
ttSE our public phone and desk, installed
LJ for your use and benefit. This, like
all other facilities of this bank, is for
our customers and friends.
OAVE a portion of your earnings each
month and DEPOSIT them with us.'
T^VEItY non interest-bearing and unsecured
JCj deposit in a state bank is protected by
the guaranty of the State of Texas.
TT is easy to make your savings work for
* you in your old days provided you have
worked for them while young.
•'T'HE moral is: De thrifty; keep in touch
A with your LAICAL BANK. If our ser-
vice pleases you tell others; if not, tell
. us—we seek Co please.
Is Our Motto
Firs! State Bank 3
E. W. Bro&dhurst, Cashier
DR. GEO. M. JONES
AiBmuett Bros. Drug Store each Thursday
All Work Guaranteed Satisfactory
Thin la a photoffrfeph of tli« Ifuitoo Igorrot rloe terrare*. which are among
die most remarkable of their klinl In the world. They are one of the many
marvelous Sights for the tourist to see In the Philippine Islands and are to he
’ound In the lfuiruo district of the Mountain province. Northern Luzon.
Saturday, April 3
The patron* of the Carrollton
School District are urged to at-
tend a meeting at the school
auditorium, Saturday, April 3rd,
for the purpose of electing three
trustee* to fill the vacancies cre-
ated by the outgoing members of
the board, whose term of office
expires. These are R M. War-
ner, F. M. Good and C. A. John-
The Item, an afternoon daily
of Waco, hns hpen forced to dis-
continue publication, owing to
the shortage .of print paper.
“Chickens is Chickens" these days, and the scrubbiest oki hen Is worth safeguarding.
While It is not our disposition to be overly suspicious of folks, we are inclined to believe
that a small outlay of a few cunts for a padlock or two is money pretty well spent.
Of course, all first class stores, such as we claim ours to be, liandles a complete line of
such necessary things as padlock*, and we would advise every chicken owner In this vlcin-
ity.to lose no time in procuring a few ’Midlock* from our big and varlod assortment.
CARROLLTON HARDWARE COMPANY
An interesting recount is giv-
en us by Captain Bernard Smith
of Camp Travis of the record-
breaking altitude flight of Major
Rudolph Schroeder. The major,
after flying higher than any other
aviator has yet gone, became un-
conscious as the result of the ex
haustion of his oxygen tanks,
and his plane fell 88,000 feet.
At this moment Schroeder re-
gained his senses and succeeded
in righting his machine. Follow-
ing is a report of the major’s
On Friday, February 20, M. j
Schroeder, U. 8. A , made an al
titude flight with the La Pore bi
plane, equipped with Moss su-
In order to prevent a recur
i rence of his experience of ten
days previous, when his oxygen
apparatus failed to function, and
he fell in a spin, he carried two
separate oxygen supplies, oue
being conceded to an automatic
regulator, and tfle other, the
emergency supply, consisting of
a small bottle with a rubber
tube to the pilot's mouth. How-
ever, the automatic regulator
failed to function, and it was
necessary to rely solely on this
At an indicated altitude of
80,000 feet the supply of oxygen
became exhausted, and the pilot
became unconscious almost im-
mediately. When he regained
consciousness the airplane was
In u dive. The barograph Indi-
cates that lie made a drop of BI!
feet of the ground. The t
per&ture at this greatest altit
was 07 degrees below aero. 1
inside of hi* goggles bee
heavily encrusted with Ice,
the ice around his eyes froze
eyeballs to such an extent i
he was almost blind.
When he recovered from
ho decided to fly to McCo
Field, hoping that his eyesig
would improve. However, tl
pain in his eyes continued to i
crease In Intensity, and he w
forced to attempt a landing
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McCook Field almost without the
use of his eyes. He accom-
plished almost a perfect landing.
He believes that he would have
been totally blind had he re-
mained in the air five minutes
Upon landing, he was taken to
the hospital at the field, where
his eyes were treated, *nd there
is no fear of losing the sight.
The preliminary calibration of
the barograph indicates that tho
airplane reached a pressure of
eight inches of mercury, which
corresponds to approximately 3ft
thousand feet on the Bureau of
Standards altitude charts.
The sudden change of pres-
'sure during the prolonged divw
'crushed three of the four gaso-
line tanks carried on the air-
plane. That the plaue was up-
side down during a part of the
drop, is shown by the fact that
some mercury which had been
lying on the floor was found
splattered against the under side
of the instrument board. The
rapid change in temperature and
the terrific rush of air took the
varnish and dope off the wings
in streaks. It is believed that
this was due to the cracking of
the varnish by the rapid temper-
The calibration- of the instru-
ments and the computation of
the results are not yet complete,
but a full report will be issued
Inter. _ _
General March, in speaking of
the different impressions soldiers
received during the war when
under fire, said: “One, when I
asked him how he felt, said he
was too buoy to feel, and when I
asked what appealed to him as
the most remarkable thing about
the war, answered; ‘Where in
h—1 all the cooties come from,’ "
If you wish to subscribe or re-
new for any paper or magazine,
come to the Chronicle office. We
may be able to save you money.
We will serve Roy-
all’s Blend Coffee
and Stone's cakes
in our store Thur.,
Fri. and Sat. of this
week. „ Don’t fail to
make us a visit.
;i DEGAN & McCOMBS
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Carrollton Chronicle (Carrollton, Tex.), Vol. 16, No. 21, Ed. 1 Friday, March 26, 1920, newspaper, March 26, 1920; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth556154/m1/1/: accessed October 15, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Carrollton Public Library.