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    IN criticisms of the Government's social service scheme in its present form "The Sun" has drawn attention this week to the "means test" in particular. CANBERRA, Friday.--Abolition of the means test for social benefits was considered by the Government a "desirable objective," the Prime Minister, Mr. Chifley, said today. The Government was having examined the question of dropping the test, but it was a ...

    Article : 618 words
  3. Smile A Day

    "Doctor's orders, sir-- gotta sleep wiv me window open." ... [ILLUSTRATED]

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  4. Gun-girl Kisses Bandit Sentenced To 10 Years

    A young bandit and his girl accomplice kissed farewell in the dock at the Quarter Sessions today. Sentence of 10 years' gaol was imposed on the bandit, John Henry Hilton, 18, of ...

    Article : 359 words
  5. Girl-Wife, 17, Left In Brisbane

    BRISBANE, Friday.-- A 17-year-old girl-wife is among the brides of US servicemen who were ...

    Article : 145 words
  6. No Escape From Coal Rationing

    With another heavy coal loss this week, due to strikes, prospects are remote of escaping rationing of all forms ...

    Article : 135 words
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    Home Again: Sister Kathleen Parker reunited with her father, Mr. O. H. Parker, and another relative at Mascot. last night, when she returned with a contingent of repatriated nursing sisters, who had been imprisoned in ... [ILLUSTRATED]

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    A young woman who committed suicide in a bath in a King's Cross flat had received £200 from a man who poisoned himself at Mosman. ...

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    CANBERRA. Friday--The Minister for Repatriation (Mr. Frost) learned today that his eldest son, Lieut- Stewart (Jack) ...

    Article : 35 words
  10. AIF Tough At Wewak

    WEWAK. Friday.--As soon as he had signed the surrender of all Jap forces in New Guinea yesterday, the enemy ...

    Article : 157 words
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    Safe: Sister Mary Goss, who was ai Rabaul Government Hospital when the Japanese seized New Britain, ... [ILLUSTRATED]

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  12. Australians In Hovels Not Fit For Calves

    Australians, because of economic pressure, had been forced to live in hovels which, in England, would not be used to house calves. This was said by Archdeacon Strugnell (WA) at the Anglican ...

    Article : 244 words
  13. Didn't Know Value Of Ship Snakes

    Wharfies who stopped unloading the Gorgon after a brown tree snake was discovered in a box ...

    Article : 137 words
  14. V.C's. Trust Of Pension

    Victoria Cross winner of the last war. Joseph Maxwell, and another soldier pensioner both testified in the Special Federal ...

    Article : 161 words
  15. People Flock To City Beaches

    Warm weather conditions (65.9 degrees at 1 pm) attracted hundreds of people to Sydney beaches today. ...

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    Sixteen repatriated Australian nurses who arrived at Mascot aerodrome last night were a lesson in "face" to any Japanese. Physically weak and mentally weary from the hardships of 3½ ...

    Article : 216 words

    Radford Rignoli, the romantic US Marine who came back to Australia to marry his sweetheart, feels mighty safer in Sydney with a wife to look after him. ...

    Article : 222 words
  18. Gardens Curator

    The appointment of Mr. Robert Henry Anderson as chief botanist and curator of the Botanic Gardens and Dr. David Frame as ...

    Article : 51 words
  19. Lucky In Name, Too

    MELBOURNE, Friday.--Christened "Luckie" and born lucky, Mr. S. J. Luckie, of Hobart-road, Murrumbeena, won ...

    Article : 119 words
  20. Priests Freed On Geography

    Because of Japanese ignorance of geography, they released several priests who were born in northern Ireland from a ...

    Article : 93 words
  21. Advertising

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  22. Coupon Cut On Shoes

    MELBOURNE, Friday.--Coupon reductions for cheaper lines of women's shoes and certain types of hosiery were announced ...

    Article : 93 words
  23. Advertising

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  24. Tivoli Showgirl Now Has 50-50 Chance

    After fourteen days of medical battle to save her life, Diana Hartt, 19, only survivor of the three burned Tivoli showgirls, is improving. Diana is putting up a magnificent fight for her life, and ...

    Article : 148 words
  25. Mercy Ship Takes £500,000 Cargo

    Loading of the Red Cross mercy ship, Admiral Chase, has been completed almost 12 hours ahead of schedule, and the vessel ...

    Article : 74 words
  26. No Offer To Power Strikers

    Deputy-general manager of the County Council (Mr. G. S. Boyd) today denied that he had made any offer either to the 600 ...

    Article : 96 words

    The King has approved a decoration for an expert sale-cracker He is Superintendent T. B. ...

    Article : 213 words
  28. Printing Firms Stopping Work

    Most commercial printing houses in Sydney will be at a standstill from tonight, as a result of dismissals and ...

    Article : 85 words



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