Foreign News: Treasure in Tobermory

On moonless nights on Scotland's Isle of Mull, they say, a lonely dog still howls on the beach for his Spanish master drowned 362 years ago in the peaceful waters of Tobermory Bay. Both had sailed against England in 1588 in King Philip's mighty Armada. On the homeward trip, their ship "much beeten with shote and wether," sailed westward into Tobermory Bay where her grandee captain, arrogant even in defeat, demanded food and aid from the local Scots.

"It is not the way of the MacLeans to listen to insolent beggars," replied the local...

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