2 OCTOBER 1920, Page 2

It should also be remembered by English people when they

are reading accounts of the reprisals that the postal and telegraph services are now largely managed, if not dominated, by men of Sinn Fein sympathy. It is reported that in some places in Ireland Sinn Feiners have hung Union Jacks out of their windows

in order to save themselves from the attacks of soldiers or police. Although that movement has been brought about by wholly inexcusable means, it is nevertheless an urgent reminder to the Government of what they have neglected to do. The Government have never made it clear that it pays to be loyal, and that it does not pay to he a rebel.