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Sultan Azii, «rho claims to be 112 years of age, walked into town today front the mosque' in Williams Street," to settle some business with the Water Coardi
He told ? a représentative of "Thc Miner" that his ' eyesight was fail- ing, but otherwise he wa* flt enough for his* years, explaining it with an expressive. '/God is good." ' ,
: During nhrHfe as a camefteamsler In Australia. Su UAH Aziz staged a camel race meeting for tho late King George V. at Kalgoorlie, and carted wool for the late Sir Sidney Kidman.
He says he has been married threo times, and has a son working on an
He c-oie to Austrnlin from India more 'than 60 years ago, and landed in Albany. He was a camel breakér in his "younger" days, and worked round the West Australian goldfields before coming to local districts.
"I remember wten there was no station at Kalgoorlie," he said. "People waiting for the train used to sit in the dirt on the nilli nf the linc."