Rebellion, which was condemned at the time of its action, has set in in favour of the promoters of the occurrence by ninety per cent. Of the Nationalists. The opposition to the Parliamentary Party is increasing steadily In Ireland, and might take the form of a dangerous revolt against Constitutional methods. In the United States, we are told in the Press, the German Irish alliance is trying to use Irish unrest for the purpose of stopping the export of munitions to the Allies. The enemies both of tne British Government and of the Irish Parlia mentary Party are proclaiming that Ireland is again going to be tricked out of Home Rule, that the Act on the Statute Book is a mere invoice, and that there is no intention of delivering the goods: And then there is Ulster, where Sir Edward Carson's followers, who two years ago threatened Civil War rather than submit to the will of Parlia ment, feel that their attitude has been justified by the Rebellion, and are determined that, at any rate, so far as the six wealthiest and most progressive counties of their province are concerned, 'the goods shall not be delivered. In these circumstances Sir Horace Plunkett described the task with which Mr. Lloyd George found himself confronted as a three-fold task. He had to dispel once and for all any doubt there may be as to the good faith of the Government in the matter of Home Rule, to put an end to the possibility of Civil War, and to improve the chances of a satisfactory final settle ment of the Irish Question after the war. In that task Mr. Lloyd George failed, and no serious attempt to fulfil it was made for a full year after wards. Sir Horace Plunkett' s description, however.