File No. 763.72/1746
The Ambassador in Italy ( Page ) to the Secretary of State
[Received 8.30 p. m.]
265. Cabinet meeting just held declared to have decided to prorogue to 20th instant meeting of Parliament previously set for 12th. This means probably immediate denunciation of former treaty with Austria [and] Germany as first step toward war which can only be obviated by Austria’s acceding to full Italian demands.