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INDEPENDENT OIL JF1ELDS WRECKED BY FLEEING ROUMANIANS ( vv BW'S Mvf-TWW tf I j . . . . -J . . . J Scene In the Roumanian oil fields which the Germans captured only to find that the retreating ftoumiflans i hnd destroyed all the daylight and subterranean plants, even wrecking the boring holes and burning the oflhis. UNITED STATES SUBMARINE H-3 STRANDED I 1 ATTACK ON SOYECOURT SEEN FROM AIRPLANE Hemarkablu photograpli taken from a French military airplane ol the war-ruined French village of Sovecomt !n the possession of German troops, who are plainly visible In the foreground trenches. The explosion of a French bomb can be seen near the center. Trenches run criss-cross over -the whole plain. Shellholes dot the giound everywhere. . , CANADARECEivESP J . nliu 'TTnltod Kfnfoa wihmnHno ni rIio lflv In th ltrpnkfr In Hum hat rit hnv. nhmit 270 mil pa norfb :f fin.Il 4 A II 4 1 WW-' 5- CHRISTMAS SHIP TO ARMENIANS I'm 14 A FLAGLER HEIRESS TO WED 1 5 1 A 1 ? .V J)' J , 1 lVJ'1 $$&i if I ' I : 1 1 IIM ' j ; The n;val collier Caesar being loaded ut New York with a cargo of food stuffs, clothing and medical supplies for Syrian relief. This Is America's 'Christmas ship to the Armenluns. FIRST MOVE FOR TEMPERANCE Drinking Regulation Made by English Monarch, Who Reigned Nearly a Thousand Years Ago. A drinking cup that held tin aver ;ege of about two quarts figured iu the 'first prohibition measure ever, known In the English-speaking world, accord ing to legend,-which tells of the days of King Edgar, a monarch of England nearly 1,000 years ago. At that time the common drink was ale, and the cups it was served In were enormous. . The king caused barkeep ers .to place in these huge tankards eight pegs, spaced equally apart, and provlded heavy penalties for any per son who would drink from one peg to another without stopping. He also limited the number jf alehouses to iPno (or Cflch sruaJJ twf ptvpor-, tlonate numbers for larger places. sso rurtner promnitive measures were undertaken Until the days "of Henry vn, who empowered Justices of the peace to stop the common sell ing of strong ale whenever they con sidered it necessary. Do Not Lend Your Keys." If you happen to be walking along the street and someone asks you to let him have your bunch of keys for a moment, don't' do-it. They will tell you that they have forgotten their own keys and they want to try your key to get into their home. It is a fraud. Someone we know did it the other day. The thief actually took the im pression In wax of the key. . Then he got a key made; Then lie robbed the apartment. It souiwle strange, but, like all thing thai: axe inJC. It is strange. New York 01obe- ' ' Miss Louise Wise, whose parents, Mr. and Mrs. S. K. Wise of Wilming ton, N. C, have announced her en gagement to Lawrence Lewis of Cin cinnati and White Sulphur Springs, W. Va. Miss Wise is a niece of Mrs. It. W. Bingham, who was Mrs'. Henry M. Flagler,, and Is to Inherit the bulk of the Flagler fortune. ' . What You Are. Now, therefore, . see that no day passes in which you do not make your self a somewhat better creature, and In order to do that find out first what you are now. Do not think vaguely about It ; take pen and paper and write down as accurate a description of yourself as you can, with the date to it. If you dare not do so find out why you dare not. ... I do. not doubt but that the . mind-is a less pleasant thing to look at than the face, and for that very reason it needs more looking at; so always have two mirrors on your toilet table," and see that with proper care you dress body and mind before them daily. After the dressing Is once over for the day, think no more of It. I don't want you to carry about a mental pocUetcoinh; only to be smooth-bni.'ihJ!! always !ir flic liiornlnii '"Ji , 1 l If jjJLiajmjil I MM UmI MM IIHIiIIIMIIHII iiiiiii rhiirnrfflTTMniTrfiBiV'niiWnaMiflMili The duke of Devonshire (civilian wearing high hat), new governor general of Canada, Inspecting his guard ot honor Immediately before entering Montreal's city hall for thu civic reception. He was given a warm ovation by Ihe citizens, who turned out In great numbers in spite of snow and freezing weather. WHITE HOUSE STENOGRAPHER MOTHER OF EMPFROR AS A NURSE Charles L. Swem -n-ent.to Washing ton with the president and straight way leaped into fame as n youthful prodigy. He was In his teens then. Now he. Is a husband and father, and perhaps a little too dignified to be designated a "boy wonder." His rec ord of' 209 words a minute in short hand and 100 words a minute on the typewriter is, however, a performance to be proud of at any age. Swem is small of stature and so is his wife. s ml M a it! it- i Repartee. "Back and forth, like tennis balls, go the notes between Berlin and Wash ington," said Senator Borah. "Now tine side scores; then the other side comes back and scores in its turn. "It's like the doctor -and the man with the croup. "A man with the croup halted a doctor on a quiet street corner. " 'Doctor, he said, coughing violent ly, 'what ought a chap to do when he's got the croup?' "The "doctor's eye -emitted a steely light at the thought of being buueoed out of a free prescription, and he said : " 'Such a man, my friend, ought to consult a good physician.' " 'Thanks, doctor,' said the sufferer, as he took his teave. ''Hint's what Ml do. then.' " .. .. ... Archduchess Maria .Josepha (right), mother of the new Austrian em peror, and another royal lady, ministering to- a wounded Austrian soldier in one of the military hospitals. Archduchess Maria Josepha Is a tireles worker in behalf of Austria's sick and wounded soldiers. Slost of her spare time is spent in nursing In the hospitals, directing relief work and officiating ut various charities for raising funds for the needy. ' Stung! "There must be some mistake In my examination marking. I don't think I deserve mi absolute zero," complained the student. "Neither do I," agreed the instruc tor, "but li's the lowest mark I'm al lowed to give." , , Keeping Friends. "Tills poet speaks about keeping friends with oneself. That sounds non sensical to me." "Not at all. Didn't you ever call yourself names?" "Ye-es." "And why? Because you had done something of which yon did not ap- Delicately Eliminated. "How did you get Mrs. Bounce out of your bridge club? Did you ask her. to resign?" "No, we didn't like to do that, but we all resigned except Mrs. Bounce, and then we all got together and form ed a new club." Reaching Out. "We need a few more rough and ready spellbinders," said the campaign manager. "Why, surely you don't discount the efforts of our polished orators?" "Certainly not. But we need somo speakers with an up-to-date vocabulary of slang. We've got to appeal to all classes of voters, you know."