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ARRIVALS IN MARIPOSA

Brazilian Consul

Because he and his wife had heard so much that they liked about Aus- tralia, the new Brazilian Consul, Mr. Mario Santos, specially requested to

be sent to Australia when he had completed his teim in San Francisco Mi. and Mrs Santos at rived in Syd- ney in the Mariposa yesterday with their two young sons, Mario and

Affonso

This is the first time Brazil has sent a Consul to Australia. "My hus- band and I, we read much about youi countiy, and we decided that there should be a gieater friendship between our people and Australians," said Mrs SanLos, who, in addition to English, speaks Fiench fluently.

Until they find a home in Sydney, Mr. and Mis Santos will stay at the Australia Hotel

ESCAPED FROM FRANCE

How she escaped fiom Fails before the Germans anived and spent seveial months teaching English in a small french village in unoccupied Prance, was desciibed yesterday by Miss Alice Bolgei, of Mosman, when she arrived in the Mariposa She was in Paris studying singing und« Madame Gillies when France fell, and escaped with Madame Gillies to her cottage

at Eati-e.

"I was half-staivmg most of the time I was in Fiance Foi six weeks I only had sweet tin nips and bread to eat" Miss Bolgei said Finally, she tiavelled to Perpignan on the Spanish boidei without waiting foi a safe-conduct pass Thiough the aid of the Apostolic Delegate at Vichy she was at last able to get to Lisbon, wheie she had to wait foi foui months befoie she could leave foi the United States

TO LIVE IN SINGAPORE

Mi and Mis M. Silveistem returned to Sydney in the Mariposa yesteiday aftei spending a three months honey- moon m Ameiica Mrs Silverstein was foi mei ly Miss Betty Bryant, the Australian film star, who played in 'Forty Thousand Horsemen " They spent seveial weeks in New Yoik, where the Austi alian Mmistei in Washington. Mr Casey, attended the opening of the film. They will leave on Decembei 26 by plane for Singa- pore where Mr Silverstein is the re piesentative for MGM. Studios

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Vincent Fairfax Family Foundation
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