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A new phase of the liquor problem faced Lady Astor and the Government. Last month air passenger service began between Manchester and Belfast. By slipping a half-crown into a slot machine on the airliners, it is possible to obtain a double whisky and soda. One question raised is whether it will be legal to operate this ingenious device before "taking off"; another, whether, while in flight over a certain area, the liquor-sales hours of that area will apply to the plane.


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