Occupation. The Italian forces under the command of Admiral Bellini, "Governor of Corfu," took possession of the islands of Merlera, Fani and Mathraki. In addition to these islands the Italians held the islands of Corfu, Paxos, Antipaxos, Cephalonia and Samos (TIME, Sept. 10). Further reinforcements were sent to Corfu, bringing the total Italian forces up to about 8,000 men.

Proclamation. " To the Royal Government of Corfu. To the inhabitants of Corfu. By order of His Majesty, the King of Italy, I have taken charge of the...

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