Foreign News: Sisters and Brothers

Two brothers courted two sisters, but were jilted. Two other brothers courted the sisters. Four brothers met at dawn and fought it out with scythes. The last two brothers were dangerously wounded and are in hospital. The first two brothers are in jail awaiting long sentences. The two sisters are free looking for two more brothers. All this happened at Svatinca, a village in Yugo-Slavia,


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