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    TRUE to his traditional habit, Santa Claus let nothing stop him when he made his annual call on patients at the Canberra Community Hospital on Christmas Day. Here he greets 77-year-old Mrs. I. Thompson in the isolation ward and receives a happy smile in return. Earlier he visited other wards and distributed presents from the tree in the children's ward. ... [ILLUSTRATED]

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    The Mendes-France Government is confident that the French National Assembly will reverse its vote against German rearmament when it reconsiders the issue to-morrow. Britain's outspoken warning that German rearmament would ...

    Article : 315 words
  5. Thirty-four Die In Christmas Holiday Mishaps

    Thirty-four people died in Christmas holiday mishaps in Australia—13 of them by drowning and 16 in road accidents. Eight persons were drowned ...

    Article : 512 words
  6. Fewer Left Canberra This Christmas

    Although hundreds of residents left Canberra for the Christmas vacation period, the number of "stay-at-homes" was greater than at any other Christmas period in the history of the national ...

    Article : 343 words
  7. Weather Should Be Cooler Today

    Canberra sweltered under a maximum temperature of 91.5 degrees yesterday, making Boxing Day the hottest day ...

    Article : 96 words
  8. Relatives Saw Airliner Crash And Burn

    A heap of children's toys was found among the charred wreckage of the British Overseas Airways Stratocruiser which crushed at Prestwick Airport, Glasgow, yesterday, with a loss of 28 ...

    Article : 285 words
  9. President Plans New Bid For Freer Trade

    President Eisenhower will make another attempt to put his foreign economic programme through Congress next year, ...

    Article : 140 words
  10. Problem In Free Speech For Absent Tito

    The call during Tito's absence in India by deposed Communist leader, M[?]ovan Djilas, for a two[?] party system in Yugoslavia, may ...

    Article : 177 words
  11. Plane Kills Man In Paddock

    A crashing plane hit and instantly killed a man in an open paddock on a homestead 50 miles from Broken Hill tonight. ...

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    A 62-year-old passenger in a car travelling to Canberra, Mrs. Mary Whightwick, of Moora[?]in, Victoria[?] was killed yesterday ...

    Article : 316 words
  13. Scientists To Meet In Melbourne During August

    After a period of 20 years, the Australian and New Zealand Association for the Advancement of Science will meet in Melbourne ...

    Article : 308 words
  14. Egg Prices Up Threepence

    The price of eggs has been increased 3d. a dozen, Mr. W. [?] Ledger, secretary of the N.S.W. Egg Marketing Board, announced ...

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  15. Prospects For Exports Of Australian Coal

    Definite prospects existed for expanding the Australian export coal trade by concentrating on coal with special qualities ...

    Article : 117 words
  16. Lively Christmas Celebrations In Europe's Capitals

    Thousands packed Trafalgar Square to hear Christmas Eve carols sung by choirs associated with St. Martin's in the Fields ...

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  17. Hopeful Report On Pope

    The Pope slept well last night and was described today as "getting on very well." It was the first time for 25 ...

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  18. Nationalists Bomb Communist Guns

    Cinese Nationalists yesterday staged their first air-sea joint attack since September against Chinese Communist Chihkuoshan ...

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    Huge clouds of dense, black, oily smoke rose into the sky to-day off Singapore as the hulk of the Danish ship, Lexa Maerak, burned 20 hours after the start of a fire which had swept through ...

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    Ten people, Including a mother and her five children, were killed on Christmas Eve when two lorries collided on the ...

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  21. Use Of Saints' Names Urged

    The practice of giving children saints' names needed reviving, Archbishop Du[?]ig said at St. Stephen's Cathedral today ...

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  22. Chinese Ultimatum To West

    The leader of the Chinese Communists, Chou En Lai, to-day demanded that the U.S. withdraw all its armed forces from ...

    Article : 98 words
  23. Royal Family At Christmas Service

    Hundreds of people who waited outside the parish church at Sandringham (Norfolk) yesterday to see the Royal Family ...

    Article : 92 words
  24. Victorian Sawmill Destroyed

    A sawmill was destroyed by fire at Deans Marsh on Christmas night. Damage is estimated at ...

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