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The next day at noon, Bertalan Szemere is called to the interior.

I was scared that he was going to offer me some office, though now I didn’t feel a drop of me leaning around a desk.

– You will go down to St. Petersburg today. Talk to Alispán Zsittvay and Sándor Parcsetich about what time they leave in the evening? a steamer is provided. They take away the appointment of General Hrabovszky as a royal full-fledged commissioner, and at the same time encourage him to take strong action against the grids. I have singled you out for this purpose, among others, because I know you have enough courage to do so, so don’t rush back, orient yourself down there, take time to recognize the things and businesses in the Great Plain. Where you see the need, don’t weigh the cost. With that, he gave me a lot of money, with the addition that if I come back, I will report to him.-30-

In the afternoon, Zsittvay, Parcsetich and I sailed down the Danube in a separate steamboat.

We arrived in St. Petersburg happily, and without wasting time, we hurried to the castle commander immediately.

Rarely was there anything more surprising than Hrabovszky’s individuality. Shoulder-wielding strong man with short-cut snow-white hair, his full face flickering red and his bright eyes flashing. He was a reverent figure of reverence.

It was received with dignity but in a friendly manner.

Zsittvay told us the purpose of our mission and at the same time handed over the appointment.

Looking at the writing, Hrabovszky pondered, and then said:

– Archduke Stephen is signed.

– Yes, as a royal governor.

“I’m sorry, gentlemen, it’s a serious commission, and it’s a big responsibility.” As a Hungarian, I will know my duty and fulfill it, but as a soldier, I look forward to the King’s direct approval. Above all, the signature of His Majesty is required.

After a short deliberation, it was agreed that I and Parcsetich with the fast horses, because the matter is very urgent – travel back to Pest without interruption, take the appointment with us and communicate the wish of General Hrabovszky to the government, and Zsittvay will remain there until further action by the government.

His image is still in front of me as the old general put his right hand behind him on the table, leaned over, and shook his head anxiously, he said:

“Do you know, gentlemen, what will this be?” civil war.

He then introduced her to his wife. Blooming beautiful young woman -31-volt; the purest Hungarian, born Klobusitzky, for emotion and language.

When we divorced, he was very cordially invited to lunch.

I saved myself because I still have a mandate for Novi Sad, and I have to do it in a hurry, and in the afternoon I will travel back to Pest.

I sat on Ladik and we drove to Novi Sad. Péter Chernovics worked here as a government commissioner. I contacted him immediately.

I told him because Szemere was convinced.

“In vain are they sent here to study conditions,” Chernovich said, a pity for every step and every penny. This can only be done with a gun. He narrated the whole meeting in Karlovicz, the behavior of the Titel squirrels, the lurking fire even where the flame had not yet burst.

We had lunch together. And to have lunch with Peter Chernovich is all that man approached the Cliquoth, which he had obtained from the original source, which Chernovich had even brought to a place like Novi Sad.

At last, it was enough for the good, and I had to think about leaving, so I took a nap and headed back to St. Petersburg.

Parcsetich waited impatiently. It was already evening when we left.

Arriving at the first grid village, they shouted at us: Stop!

“It’s going to be wrong,” says Parcsetich, and motioned for the car to drive quickly.

The driver dropped his whip, and four horses grabbed us.

– Hungarians! they shouted everywhere, they escaped! s-32-they started shooting at us. One bullet rubbed the spoke of the rear wheel, and another penetrated the side of the car under the driver’s seat. The horses didn’t have to be encouraged anymore either, because when they went wild, they galloped so that we got out of the village in an instant.

“Will we still be lucky enough to receive such a reception?” I asked.

– You owe that to me. I was slaves, and the villains knew me. By the time we get to the other village, it will be dark, and then there is nothing wrong.

It wasn’t; We arrived in Pest without any further adventures.

I made the report at Szemere, handed over Zsittvay’s letter and General Hrabovszky’s reply, reported on the money and hurried to visit my friends.

I found it all together at a merry feast.

– Did they celebrate anything? I asked.

“We are sitting on the funeral torch of my independence,” replied Sándor Teleki.

– Are you getting married?

– If only it were! but imagine they were appointed chieftain to the moths. I will travel in public tomorrow.

– Are you taking the Frenchman too?

– I’ll take it. I don’t know who will dare bigger eyes, Clemence on sheepskin caps, or my good sweet mother Clemencera?

“And now you’re holding the chief’s inauguration ceremony here?”

– Albert Pálffy lent him the money.

“Because I’m sure you’ll send it right away, or I’ll expose you to March 15,” Pálffy said.-33-

“If it’s just your collateral, please borrow it again, and then expose it twice.”

There was hardly a more cheerful, humorous, and friendly chieftain installation. Poor Vasváry did so much for the moths, would he have dreamed then that in a short time they would be beaten to death?

If the government has ever deserved recognition and support, it is certainly the first responsible Hungarian ministry; if the mortal brains of difficult problems of creation, settlement, and defense were ever burdened, it was so difficult for this government that mediocre souls would collapse beneath it. To take over the government of a country when it is shaken by a new transformation; House of Representatives, a single soldier and a penny without money; and to settle over it even with nationalities rebelled against freedom is beyond imagination. Wise men, political scientists, great warlords and famous treasurers would have hung their heads in this situation, our government raised it because it trusted itself, it trusted the nation. He spoke openly, uncovering the wounds of the country, and did not hesitate to remain in power by deception.

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