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                                                         Tsunami charity cash still here
                                                                                                                            ■ Public donations total-
 Splendid photography                                                                                                       ling $3119 given for vic-

                                                                                                                            tims of the 2004 Boxing
                                                                                                                            Day tsunami are still sit-
                                                                                                                            ting in a trust account of
                                                                                                                            the Colac Otway Shire.                                       ● Angela Pippos
                                                                                                                                The major embarrass-
                                                                                                                            ment has been detected                                       ■ Former ABC-TV
                                                                                                                             by the Olac Otway Ratepayers and Residents As-              sports presenter
                                                                                                                             sociation. Spokesman Stephen Hart told local press          Angela Pippos will
                                                                                                                             that the three-year hold-up was a disgrace.                 co-host the break-
                                                                                                                                Colin Hayman, the Corporate and Community Ser-           fast shit on radio
                                                                                                                             vices General Manager at the Council, said the Shire        station Sport 927
 ■ Jamelia Photography offers a splendid service,                                                                            was waiting for “appropriate documentation” from            in 2008.
 especially in regard to photogtraphy of children.                                                                           Opportunity International.
 View some coloured samples on Page 22 of this
 week’s edition of the Melbourne Observer.
                                                                                                                                “We hope to have that completed in the near fu-
                                                                                                                             ture,” he said.
                                                                                                                                                                                         200 shops
                                                                                                                                                                                         ■ Next year’s
                                                                                                                                                                                         opening of the
 Mmmm, chocolates!                                                                                                          Be afraid, very afraid                                       Westfield Plenty
                                                                                                                            ■ Summer TV viewers                                          Valley Town Cen-
                                                                                                                            are familiar with lots of                                    tre at South
                                                                                                                            ads ... especially those for                                 Morang is moving
                                                                                                                            the big sales advertising                                    ahead quickly. The
                                                                                                                            underwear for about 5 per                                    centre will include
                                                                                                                            cent of the original price.                                  Target, Safeway,
                                                                                                                            Conditions apply.                                            K-Mart, Aldi, and a
                                                                                                                               Another familiar face is                                  600-seat food
 ■ “Chocolates are forever” is the claim from                                                                               about to re-appear on                                        court.
 Ernest Hillier who have a full-page advertisement                                                                          your screen. Coburg’s
                                                                                                                            72-year-old Franco
 on Page 19.                                                             
                                                                                                                            Cozzo, of Footiscray and                                     In family
                                                                 Every Wednesday in the Observer                            Brunsawick, is about to
 Lean For Life                                                          “There are only two types of journalism - dull
                                                                         journalism and exciting journalism. The true
                                                                                                                            launch a holiday assault
                                                                                                                            on furniture sales. “Grand
                                                                     journalism is exciting and decidely unobjective.       sale, grand sale!”                ● Franco Cozzo
                                                                      True journalism, in my view, is devoted entirely
                                                                      to the revelation of facts which someone does
                                                                          not want revealed. That is the high point of
                                                                         journalism; it is the real meaning of being a      Jest A Moment
                                                                    journalist; it is also exciting and is interesting to   ■ There is a mad scramble to improve just about ev-
                                                                                              read.” - Maxwell Newton       erything in the world except people.

                                                          Observer Larry                     Noye
                                                                                                                                                                                         ● Frank Merlino
                                                                                                                                                                                         ■ Frank Merlino

                                                         Larry Noye’s Christmas message
                                                                                                                                                                                         has been Mayor of
                                                                                                                                                                                         the Whittlesea
                                                                                                                                                                                         municipality three
                                                                                                                                                                                         times since 1998.
                                                         ■ Twelve-year-old boy,                                                                                                          His daughter Eliza-
                                                                                                                                                           reported. She was a vul-      beth        Nealy,
                                                         Dinesh, has a big, win-                                                                           nerable young woman in
                                                         ning smile. he has a new                                                                                                        elected just two
                                                                                                                                                           Tanzania “around the          years ago, now car-
                                                         leg brace, which ani-                                                                             same age as Mary when
                                                         mates him, for it means                                                                                                         ries on the family
                                                                                                                                                           the baby Jesus was            business, being
                                                         he can now walk and                                                                               born”.
                                                         have fun with friends.                                                                                                          elected to the May-
                                                                                                                                                               “Eva was trying to give   oral post in her
                                                            The joy of the little boy                                                                      birth in a remore and in-
                                                         is the result of the work                                                                                                       ‘rookie’ term.
                                                                                                                                                           hospitable place. But a
                                                         of the CBMI - Christian                                                                           lifetime of disease and
                                                         Blind Mission Inter-na-                                                                           malnutrition made her         Outback
 ■ Daryle Calder has a great offer from Lean for         tional. This worldwide                                                                            too weak to deliver her       ■ Imparja TV, the
 Life. Read all about it on Page 18.                     charitable organisation is                                                                        child. After three days of    Alice Springs-
                                                         a boon to many such chil-                                                                         labour, her desperate         based TV station
                                                         dren in many countries.                                                                           husband took her three        that covers 3.6 mil-
                      Observer                              In Dinesh’s case, he
                                                         is provided not only with
                                                                                                                                                           hours by bus to hospital.”
                                                                                                                                                               CBMI reports that the
                                                                                                                                                                                         lion square kilo-
                                                                                                                                                                                         metres, is launcing
                      Mailbag                            the leg brace, but also
                                                         with regular physiothera-
                                                         py and rehabilitation.
                                                                                                                                                           baby Eva yearned to love
                                                                                                                                                           was stillborn.
                                                                                                                                                               “The prolonged labor
                                                                                                                                                                                         a boosted news and
                                                                                                                                                                                         current affairs ser-
                                                                                                                                                                                         vice. Catherine
        PO Box 1278, Research, Vic 3095                     “He even plans to be                                                                           had injured Eva terribly.     Liddle, an indigen-                   a doctor when he grows                                                                                                          ous journalist, will
                                                                                                                                                           It’s called Obstetric Fis-
                                                         up,” it is reported in a                 ● Jakob receives a life-saving capsule                   tula. It comprises uncon-     host a weekly cur-
 From Queenie at Shepp.                                  Christmas calender is-             lead them to springs of         with disbilities and those     trolled leaking of urine      rent affairs pro-
                                                                                                                                                                                         gram. Some 60 per
 ■ Queenie Smalley of Shepparton Aged Care,              sued by the CBMI.                  living water. And God will      at risk of disability.”        and faeces through her
                                                            The charity counters            wipe away every tear from           Vitamin A deficiency is    ruptured birth canal.         cent of Imparja’s
 29-35 Pine Rd, writes: “Thank you all for publish-                                                                                                                                      430,000 viewers
 ing my latter, via nurse of Goulburn Valley Health.     the otherwise dity water           their eyes.”                    the leading cause of               “Then Eva learned
                                                         said to be behind some                 CBMI observes: “As          blidness. The perils of        about a hospital CBMI         live in Queensland.
 I wish all staff at hospital were that good to me.
 I’m happy with the care they give me. The staff         80 per cent of disease in          we celebrate 100 years of       that state are evidnece in     supports in Tanzania.
 here were very good to put up with me. They need        developing countries.
                                                            CBMI provides clean
                                                                                            ministry, we look forward
                                                                                            with renewed passion to
                                                                                                                            that more than half of the
                                                                                                                            children who go blind, die
                                                                                                                                                           She had dared to hope         Question
 medals.                                                                                                                                                   the leaking and smell she     ■ 3AW’s Bruce
    “Special thanks for all the Christmas cards I        water to villages all over         heal broken bodies and          within two years.              underwent to board a
                                                         the world, and with it,            restore lives.                      Luke, chapter 1:25, is     public bus to make the        Mansfield sur-
 have received, as well as the parcel from Vera of                                                                                                                                       prised movie man
 Yenda. The beautiful book she mad with all cut-         clean homes in which                   “We are a Christian         quoted in reporting on the     trip.”
                                                                                                                            fate of many women in              However the excruciat-    Rod Hardy with the
 tings, flowers and photos of her garden. I will trea-   children can live and play.        organisation with the pri-
                                                            The calendar quotes             mary purpose to improve         poverty-stricken coun-         ing pain and embarrass-       question: “Are you a
 sure it. To all, a Merry Christmas and a Happy New                                                                                                                                      member of the
 Year.”                                                  Scripture - Revelation,            the quality of the World’s      tries.                         ment was sublimated.
                                                                                                                                The case of Eva is          Continued on Page 27         Hardy family?”
                                                         which reports: “He will            poorest peope; people

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