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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - May 5, 1916, Lethbridge, Alberta IX. ____________________________ U. S. AND GERMANY MA YNOT BREAK GERMANY HAS REFUSED TO ABANDON HER SUBMARINE WARFARE AGAINST NEUTRALS Made Heavy Attacks But Were Beaten Back on the Entire 'Front .Paris, May of the Meuse the Germans Thursday evening strong- ly attacked French positions north of Hill 304, says an official statement this afternoon. But they were repulsed along the whole front, except in one or two points in advance trenches. An attempted attack on the trenches lit Gappy, south oE Somme, the state- Juent adjis, completely failed. East of the Meuse anfi In the Woevre there was an Intermittent bombard- Jneut, German Report Berlin, May wireless to Say- vilie, May. ctpaure of several BTrench trenches southeast of on the Verdun front, was nounced today by the war office. He- French attacks against a Ger- man position west of Dead Man's hill broke down. R, 3, Falconer, the noted oil expert Who has been in charge of the Galician oil fields "In which the members of the L.H.D. syndicate of London, JSng., are interested, arrived in the city this morning to investigate the field south of Cardston now being explored by the L.H.D. interests. It is understood Mr. Falconer will make an independent re- port on the outlook for the Cardston field and on bis report will depend to some extent the scope of the develop- ment to be undertaken. The concern iiow has three rigs drilling and the derrick on the ground for another. It Js ready to start up to 12 wells and Mr. Falconer's report will decide whe- ther the "larger number will be com- menced or whether the wells now drilling will be proven before new Wells are undertaken. Not having looked the ground ovei Falconer will say nothing for pub- lication but he .will visit the wells in a few days and will go into the forma- tions very thoroughly. He has been for the past 15 years in the Galician fields and "was forced to abandon the wells there when the Teuton armies advanced the last time. While work- ing in the Galician fields he was in- timately acquainted with Mr. J. P. now iu charge of the drilling operations for tbe L.H.D. syndicate.- Does Not Accept U. S. Evidence on Sinking OT the Britain for Violating Rules of Humanity by Trying to Starve Germany Washington, May was stated authoritatively if the official text of Germany's note bears out the unofficial copy the United Stales will accept the assurances it contains and await (he fulfillment of its promise, as regards the new orders sent to submarine commanders. PRESIDENT WILSON Who faces a grave situation today as a result of 6ermany's reply to his note. MINISTER OF Germany's Reply nerlin, -May The German gov- ernment 1ms notified the government of the United States tliat German naval forces have received the fol- '.jwing order: "In accordance with the general principles oi' the visit and search and. destruction of merchant vessels rec- ognized by international law. such vowels, both within antl without the ureas declared a naval war zone, shall not he sunk without warning and without saving human lives .unless the ship attempt to escape or offer resist- ance. Above seems