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Claude Albo de Bernales went to London to see. De Bernales was prince of gold
promoters in the thirties. He had magnificent physique, long black hair and dark
Spanish complexion, dressed like an ambassador and spoke like a statesman.
De Bernales had reached Coolgardie in 1897, a young Londoner who loved the
ambitious mining city then at its pinnacle. He sold mining machinery, cycling from
mine to mine along smooth camel tracks. They said he carried a clean collar ...
28, 44, 93, 288 de Baun, John, publican, 141, 185 de Bavay, Auguste, brewer,
263-4, 27o, 277, 28o de Bernales, Claude Albo: characteristics, 312-13; revives
Wiluna, 3.13-14; prince of promoters, 314-16 Deeming, Alfred, murderer, 172
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