HUNGARY: A Challenge

Two months ago Count Bethlen, Premier of Hungary, sent his seconds to Deputy Stefan Rakovsky, notorious Habsburgist leader, challenged him to a duel.

Deputy Rakovsky declined to meet the Premier, stated that he had not settled an affair with one Colonel Pronay and had, therefore, "lost the privilege of a man of honor."

A council of honor was formed and decided that Count Bethlen had "kept the regulations as a man of honor" and was entitled to give and ask for satisfaction at arms. "The field of honor" will, therefore, be occupied....

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