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Raymond Rubicam, 85, Co-Founder Of Largest U.S. Ad Agency, Dies

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., May 8 (AP)—Raymond Rubicam, co-founder of Young & Rubicam, the country's largest advertising agency, died at his home here today. He was 85 years old. In 1974, he suffered a heart attack and had a pacemaker implanted about a month ago.

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Bertha J. Diggs, 66, a 'Pioneer' In State Post Under Gov. Dewey
Bertha J. Diggs, the first black and first woman to be named Secretary of the New York State Department of Labor, died last Thursday in the Kingsbrook Jewish Medical Center after a short illness. She was 66 years old and lived at 818 Lincoln Place, Brooklyn.
Mrs. Diggs was appointed in 1945 when Thomas E. Dewey was Governor, and she resigned in 1957. She was reappointed in 1972 and remained until her retirement in 1975. 
Mrs. Diggs, born in Georgia, grew up in Buffalo, where she was educated and became active in community and political affairs. She served in various city and county posts prior to her appointment by Mr. Dewey.
She had


Robert Bradshaw, Premier in St. Kitts For 11 Years, Dies

BASSETERRE, St. Kitts (AP)—Robert Bradshaw, Prime Minister of the British Associated State of St. Kitts-Nevis-Anguilla in the West Indies since its formation in 1967, has died, officials here announced today. He was 61 years old.
Mr. Bradshaw died yesterday at his home, where he had been confined to his bed since returning in March after undergoing surgery and radiation treatment in England, according to a Government spokesman, Goldwin Caines.
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Death Notice
Dr. Clifton Albury 
man - one of the first Black dentists in Harlem, died in his sleep on Sunday morning, May 14, 1978. Dr. Norman would have been 91 had he lived until his birthday June 20, 1978. He practiced dentistry in Harlem for over fifty
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Dr. John Riley buried
Dr. John Sidney Riley, 90, a veteran Brooklyn dentist and fight manager was buried in Long Island National Cemetery in Farmingdale, L.I., following rites at Miles Funeral Home on Decatur St., in Brooklyn.
Dr. Riley, who maintained an office on Gates Ave. for years, was a familiar figure around the fight circuit. He managed a number of boxers including Seaburn As
burn, Arthur Gray and Danny Peel. During his long career as a manager Dr. Riley spent a fortune on boxers.
One of his former boxers Larry W
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the Dr. to retire two years ago and 
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doctor is survived by a sister Mr
Delany who lives in Chicago.

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Jet executive
William Santos, 50, advertising -- anager
of Jet and Black Stars, tw -- ohnson
Publications, will be buried Fr -- 
following rites at Walter B. Cook fur -- chapel
on Third Ave. at 85th St.
Santos, who lived in the Co -- rse
Village in the Bronx died Ju -- after
playing a game of tennis. -- os who
published the Urbanite in 19 -- crapped
plans about publishing and join -- Ebony in
1962. He left the Johnson publ -- ons and
worked for Encove Magazine -- fore 
returning to Jet.
He is survived by his wife -- argarete
and sisters Mrs. Lydia Burd -- and Alice
Smith.


Abraham L. Davis,Founded Rights Unit With Dr. King in '57
The Rev. Abraham Lincoln -- Davis, a
founder with the late Rev. -- Martin 
Luther King Jr. of the Southern -- Christian
Leadership Conference and the -- rst black 
member of the New Orleans -- Council,
died on Saturday. He was 6 -- ears old.
An early organizer of sit-in -- and other
nonviolent protests, Mr. Davi -- erved as
vice president of the leaders -- conference
when Dr. King was presid
In the 1960's, when the o -- nization
was in the forefront of the -- il rights
movement in the South, Mr. -- vis was
pastor of the New Zion Bap -- Church
in New Orleans, a post he hel -- ntil
his death. It was in this chu -- in 1957
that he, Dr. King and other b -- clergymen
formed the leadership -- ference.
In 1961 Mayor de Lesseps -- Morrison
of New Orleans appointed M -- Davis as
the city's first director of ra -- elations.


Tribute to the late Robert
premier of St. Kitts-Nevis-Anguilla

By THEODORE R. Britton, Jr.

The United States has lost a true friend, and a valued ally in the passinv of Premier Robert L. Bradshaw. His death comes at a time when his State, shich he founded, was barely a step away from independence, and fully ready to joine th councils of nations at the United Nations.
A well-read student of American history, Bradshaw took pride in the fact that Alexander Hamilton, first U.S. Secretary of the Treasury, was born in Nevis, a part of his state.
He was also proud of his ethnic heritage; a pride duly noted when St. Kitts issued one of the first bi-centennial stamps bearing the portraits of Hamilton, and Crispus Attucks.
Robert L. Bradshaw fought his way up from the sugar cane fields, to leadership of his fellow workers, into the Colonial Legislature, in 1946. Thus, he was one of the senior parliamentarians of the British Commonwealth.
When the newly independent Federation of the West Indies became a nation, he became its Minister of Finance. On its dissolution, he returned to his beloved St. Kitts, and led it into Associated Statehood with Great Britain.
His dream of an independent State was near, at his death. Despite the obstacles before him, his perseverence would have carried the day over his opponents, to an independent St. Kitts.

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THEODORE R. BRITTON JR.

Although his country was several hundred miles away from the U.S. Embassy in Bridgetown, Robert L. Bradshaw became the first Caribbean head of government to join my family at dinner, after I became ambassador.
On State occasions, despite his jibes at wayward Americans who gave comfort to his opponents, he never failed to point up the good things about the U.S., and warmly compared the U.S. Virgin Islands to his own country. It is significant that his good friend, Governor Cyril King, of the Virgin Islands, preceded him in death just a short time ago.
Our personal relations were excellent. He never failed to personally drive to St. Kitts' Golden Rock Airport to meet me, or to arise at an early hour to wave goodbye.
His pride and joy was a 1933 yellow Rolls-Royce, and Kittitians could knowingly tell who stood high with the Premier on Statehood Day, by observing the dignitary in that car. I can only say in all modesty that it was always assigned to me on my visits to St. Kitts.
His passing, to me, therefore, is more than just the loss of the Premier of St. Kitts, or a long-time Caribbean leader. It is the loss of a warm, resolute, friend, who gave his best to the people of his State, and had time not overtaken him, could have given so much to the World.
Mr. Britton is a former US ambassador to Barbados and Grenada and special representative to the states of Antigua, Dominica, St. Kitts-Nevis-Anguilla, St. Lucia and St. Vincent.

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Death T -- ake

WASHINGTON (NNPA)-- wo veteran
newspapermen, Charles H-- Loeb, 73,
longtime managing editor of -- Cleveland
Call and Post, and Ralph, -- (Matty)
Matthews, 74, editor of th -- Washington
Afro-American and other -- ers in the
Afro chain for more than 4 -- ears, were
buried recently in their resp -- ve cities.
Loeb died at his home -- Cleveland
following an eight-year b -- with lung
cancer; Matthews passed at -- home here
of pneumonia. He had be -- ill since a
stroke in 1964.
"Ohio and America have l -- one of their
best journalists," said Willi -- D. Walker
editor-publisher of the Call -- Post "He
was both a great writer a -- advertising
executive."
John H. Murphy, III, ch -- man of the
board of the Afro-American -- ewspapers
said of Matthews: "In his -- Matty was
as great a feature writer a -- merica has
produced."

Awards
Both Matthews and -- receive
Distinguished Journalism A -- ds from the
National Newspaper Pub -- ers Association
(NNPA) during its re -- convention.

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