HUNGARY: Desperate Doctor

One picturesque feature of pre-War Hungary still survives in that country— the love of dueling. Last year even the late Premier Julius Gömbös realized that honor could not be satisfied until he and the man with whom he had quarreled, Deputy Tibor Eckhardt, had trudged into a gloomy cavalry shed and each had fired a shot over the other's head.

Last week fantastic, near-sighted Dr. Franz Sarga of Budapest, who for four months has made fantastic dueling headlines in the world's press, at last got himself seriously wounded. He first succumbed to the...

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