Photograph 7495653
Australian Alfred Schmid now 28, and his young wife had little money when they arrived in Australia from Schwimmbad four years ago. Today after working as a railway engine cleaner, chef, farm hand, poultry farmer and hotel waiter, he had established himself in a coffee lounge valued at 18,000 pounds sterling. The lounge is in the city of Adelaide, capital of South Australia. Commenting on his success, he side recently: "Anyone can do the same if they are willing to work hard. You've got to be prepared to do any job at all in the beginning". Alf Schmid operates a coffee machine in his coffee lounge, know as the Tropical Coffee Lounge

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A12111, 1/1959/16/97
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