HUNGARY: Unfair Competition

Count Stephen Bethlen von Bethlen, onetime Premier of Hungary, decided last week that trying to straighten out the problems of a mad world was a waste of time, announced his retirement from politics. "Nowadays," said he, "only those who breakfast on Jews, lunch on aristocrats, and after dinner deal out fortunes and properties not belonging to them are national heroes. I am no match for them."

A descendant of ancient Transylvanian Princes, long an inconspicuous member of the pre-War Hungarian Parliament, the gaunt, mustached, eagle-beaked Count was almost unknown outside his own country...

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