THE IRISH REBELLION.
GERMAN ASSISTANCE PROVED. LONDON, May 3
The "Daily Express' states 1 there is ample evidence that thej leaders of the rebellion were duped by Germany and assisted by German gold. They aimed at seizing the Government and; killing and subjugating the Loyal ists. Means were to be found; for increasing the rebel army un-'
til Germany could take over Ireland. The German navy, however was only faint hearted in the raid on Yarmouth, the result being a failure. MR. BIRRELL RESIGNS. WASHINGTON, May 3 A Reuter message from London states that Mr A. Birrell has resigned.
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THE IRISH REBELLION., Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXV, Issue 3542, 5 May 1916