From the October 1972 magazine.

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SWI? Nyet!

MOSCOW, U.S.S.R--The newspaper Trud, alarmed by 50 drownings in the Moscow area so far this summer, has warned that those who drink like fish often cannot swim like them.

More than half of the 500 persons drowned in the Moscow area last year had been drinking before they went into the water, the trade-union paper said. It criticized bystanders who make no effort to prevent someone who is drunk from going into the water.

-- AP

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