From the November 1978 magazine.

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GLASGOW, SCOTLAND--A Scotsman died for his bottle of whisky after dropping it in a freezing cold canal, police said. He took off his shoes, jumped in, and became unconscious. He was dead when he reached the hospital.

FUNCHAL, MADEIRA--The Norwegian captain of a whaler that capsized as it was trying to pull aboard a gaint whale, went down with his ship while quaffing a beer, survivors said. They had...

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