The Czechoslovak Review/Volume 3/Miscellaneous (1)

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On the train from Vienna to Ljubljana I had a long talk with a wealthy Vienna merchant. He took me for a Pole. We said a good deal about the unhappy financial situation in the land. He surprised me by declaring that the one salvation for Central Europe are the Czechs. “A few months ago we transferred our business to the Zivnostenska Banka. They went through our books, and in three days all was in order. The very next week I went in to see them to get a very large sum of money in cash. With my former bankers it would have taken perhaps two days, but these people asked me to sit down for a little, and in a quarter of an hour I was walking out with the money. It fairly took my breath away.

Col. Roosevelt, speaking of the victories of the Czechoslovaks in Siberia, said: “The extraordinary nature of their great and heroic feat is literally unparalleled, as far as I know, in ancient or modern warfare.”

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