WAR IN EUROPE.
KING LEAVES DECISION TO PARLIAMENT.
GERMANS EXPECT WAR
BOMB, May 17. The Italian Minister for War is Genera , Zupelli.
The total war strength of Italian forces is : With the oolours. 250,000,; on unlimited furlough, 450,000; mobile militia, 320,000; Territorial militia, 2 200,00 ; making a total on a w.r footing of 3,220 000.
The "Secoro" says that es Austria's final offer still excluded Trieste, the King, after consulting with Signor Giolitti, left the fateful decision of peace or war with Parliament,
The KiDg relinquishing his right to decide peace or war, has modified the Constitution in a manner which the revolutionists never hoped to obts.in without bloodshed.
The " Tribuna" states that the Salandra. Cabinet will remain in power Tho streets are decorated with flags in appreciation of this
OQicial circles in Germany expect Italy to declare war against Turkey on Wednesday the 19th inst.
The French Press confidently anticipates Italian intervention.
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WAR IN EUROPE., Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXIV, Issue 3460, 18 May 1915
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