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Title: Star (Roseau, Dominica). June 2, 1978.
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Title: Star (Roseau, Dominica). June 2, 1978.
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LARGE SUM DISAPPEARS FROM BRADSHAW-LATD.TO RWST t last
OUR GENERAL PCST OFFICE Af-ter over a week of Lying-in-State,
We have the news fr1, an incorr.ptI. Robert Llewellyn Bradshaw was laid
ble souhavre that a large smgan incrrp in his tomtb at Springfield Gardens,
bible source that a large sum,given it on ay 31.(See pae tw)
as $19,000, was discovered missing S K.tts. on .ay .1-(Se p e )


when Auditors carried out an in-
vestigation at the Rnseau P.O,
There are also rumours in town
that an even larger'sum is non-
available at the Government Mark-
eting Board; and that transactions
in sugar and rice etc. at the Ex-
ternal Trade Bureau are being ex-
amined. We should be glad to pub-
lish any denials or explanations
th1, +4tVh1 4 4 i -P


GISCARD WAS RIGHT
There is now a lot of contention
about whether France "interfered"
in the rescue of some 2*000 Whites
and hundreds of Africans in Shaba
Province, Zaire. We think the
French President was right to save
those lives. Hundreds of murdered
people were left behind.


ULlU U1Lc 110 V UC ja U U1M e U" ir. -LENNOX TIS BACK FOR, CONVENTION
But we must ask CSA: what does the Dominica's youngest !RP Hon.Lennox
Public Service Comfmissin say of Honychurch came h6me this week. He
all this, even if partly true? visited the White-House and saw
visited the White House and saw

Q"MEEN'S BIRTHDAY CELEBRATIONS President Carter, was hosted by a
morrow, rd June at-815 ., Congressman from Tennessee and also
E w, 3rd June at p attended a Foreign Relations commit-
H.E.the Governor will inspect a tee addressed by Yr. Vance. Spent a
Darade*,Six bars 9f the British tee addressed by r. Vance Spent a
rdnf.nnIx nn arsms il he BjRitish week, in New York (turn to. page 6)
noi ta i nI- ahem will bh n1aved


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T H E --S T A R Friday, June 2, 1978


BRADSHAW'S Fl TERAL: GRAND, FANTASTIC and DIGNIFIfED

yes, the last rites and send off of the Chieftain of St.'Kitts
were all those things and more besides. It was the grandest funeral
ever remembered in the West Indies, planned in advance by the man who
died and carried out without a hitch by his lieutenants. Now Robert
Llewellyn Bradshaw lies in a flower-crammed vault alongside St.Kitts'
first locally-born Administrator Wigley, in the Garden of Springfield.
The Democrat tells of the touching goodbyes he said to his wife .and
relatives on departing from Golden Rock for London for two majbr oper-
ations. "The patient survived the surgical knife but the operations
left him very seriously incapacitated. In fact he was dying of cancer
against which he had long struggled in pain. On returning home he was
carried into his home. The constant vigilante of Doctors and a stream
of nurses kept him. alive but he suffered greatly. Although it was
said that he would attend a sitting of the House, nobody believed that.
He was now falling into comas. On Tuesday morning there was a rumour
that the Premier had died; but it was only'another coma. He returned to
life, called for his younger daughter, and drank coffee. However it was
clear that the battle was ending. The gallant fight reached a peaceful
conclusion on Tuesday 23rd May at 11.30 p.m.
Eobert lewellyn Bradshaw was born in the village of St.Pauls in 1916;
the only son of Mary Jane Francis, 4 domestic servant, who survives him.
His history in the Labour Movement is too 4ell known for us to recount
here, as also are the events of the Federal build-up and downfall. After
the latter crisis, he served as Minister without portfolio under Chief
Minister Southwell until he was elected first Premier of St. .itts.
On May 31st, his body (so pitifully reduced in size as to make "even
his enemies weep") was laid in State on the same floor of the Hoase of
Assembly. A very moving tribute was paid to Mr. Bradshaw by his wife,
Mildred, who spoke of his goodness, as a husband and father: "He was our
hero". At 2.45 n( the 31st 10,000 people found their way into Warner
Park, where the body of the late Premier lay like a Bishop, feet towards
the congregation. Anglican Bishop Orland Liddsay and Archdeacon Walker
assisted at the service, also Methodist Rev. Lloyd. All along the route
people were crying or cven screaming Mr. Southwell rave a fine eulogy,
speaking of how Bradshaw resisted defeat; had a'passion for learning,
a love of people and love of children; "his parish was the world", and
he longed to see the Caribbean integrated and united.'""During his last
moments he suffered considerable agony; at no time did his courage dimi-
nish". He said to Southwell then: "Hold strain." Southwell said: "The
work of Robert Bradshaw will be carried on by the team he left behind him ".
Bradshaw's n li.tary regaiia lay on his catafalque. The first singing
was. "The Battle Hymn of the Republic". All the Opposition'P.A.M.leaders
were present. Nine Ca7..jbean heads of State; from Britain,Lord Yorthville
(Don Chapman MP), Mr. Arthur (B~dos Chief) and Ted Rowlands. H.M. the
Queen had sent a personal able to Mrs. Bradshaw,expressing her grief.
A volley of shots and the last post relieved the tension; thousands
of people had crammed into the cemetery. The flowers overflowed into other
parts of the tombs' And so, as the poet Thomas Gray wrote:
"The paths ,rf glory lead but to the grave". (Elegy)





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DOMINICA BANANA GROWERS ASSOCIATION
VACANT POST OF OPERATIONS MANAGER
applications are invited from suit-
ably qualified persons for appoint-
ment to the post of Operations Man-
ager of the Dominica Banana Growers
Association.
Applicants must have held a manager-
ial position in industry, .commerce
or an agriculturally oriented field
of endeavour and should have had not
less than five years experience ini
that capacity. A diploma in Agric-
ulture in addition to the above
qualifications would be an asset.
The Operations Manager is the Chief
Technical Officer of. the Associatior
and is'responsible for boxing oper-
ations, leaf-spot control, banana
husbandry, transport and all service
related to the purchasing and pro-
cessing of bananas for export.
iThe salary of the post is $12e14
'(fixed) per annum. The Operations
jManager is a travelling officer and
will be required to maintain appro-
jpriate means of transport for the
performance of his duties for which
he will be paid a travelling allow-
ance in accordance with the Assoc-
;iation's regulations.
'Applications giving details of educ-
jation and personal background,train-
inc, experience and qualifications,
as well as three testimonials should
be addressed to:
The General Manager
Dominic:a banana Growers Associatic
13 Hanover Street
Roseau
to reach him not later than 30th
June, 1978. T.C. IRISH
SGeneral Manager.
!31st May, 3976
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FROM A CONTRIBUTOR
Uho is it
that talks TALL?
walks SIALL?
spends TALL?
and acts SMALL?
(No prize for,the correct answer)


WHERE ARE WE GOING
by E.C. Loblack
When P.J. terminates our Assoc-
.tion with United Kingdom, we would
,ke to know where he is going. We
.nt to know that before Independ-
Ice. I would like to inform P.J. of
decipioti taken ,at Howard Univer-
ty, January 30th, 1942. It is as
'ollows:-
he Caribbean is one of the'most'
importantt seas, strategically speak-
ng, in the world. It lies athwart
he trade routes from the Atlantic
;o the Pacific. Who commands the
laribbean commands the Panama Canal.
lhe Caribbean islands are, "in fact,
Vital link in the chain of hemi-
phere defence,
he Caribbean has become for the
United States "our sea"' the "Ameri-
an Mediterranean", with Puerto Rico
.s its Gibraltar. That ract has been
brought home to the American public
ress and radio, The United States -
'overnment has acquired leases oA
ases in the British Islands;-' the
'n-American Conference held at Hav-
na in July 1940, was su.muoned to
discuss the future of the European
ependencies in the Caribbean,should
he European war result in a victory
or Germany. The United States kept
sharp watch on-Martinique, with
ts large A'ock of gold, its aero-
lanes and its capital ships, and
above all its harbour.
n other words, America is responsi-
ble for jhe whole Caribbean. -ECL.
Many 'of7-'the baseS hav7 1Teen given
up, and other factors have altered
greatly since 1942. But there.is no
doubt that America has for the
Caribbean islands a feeling deeper
than friendship. EDITOR.

BRADSHAW'S FUNERAL Pa e Two-
orrection: Donald Chapman is now
ord Northfield; and Mr. Stanley
rthur attended the funeral on be-
alf of Mr. Ted Rowlands, Foreign &
ommonwealth Office Minister of
tate.


IALL ROADS LEAD TO CASTLE BRUCEi- SUNDAY
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Friday, June 2. 1978


T HE S T A


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1g FourTH SA


A 'DIVORCED PRESIDENT AFTER IN-DE-
PEt TNCE? by Hugh Lawrence
Dominica is already plagued or in-
fested with divorced leaders and
other divorcees otherwise. Accord-
to rumour, how can anyone expect
us to vote for a divorced man to
become our President after Indep-
endence, if it ever comes?
is there anywhere else in this
wide world we could ever hear of
such a regrettable thing? Unless
marriage is respected and upheld,
a country degenerates.
Our top leaders should be men
of high morals, and not men who
seep to live sweetly in the state
ef adultery (Mark X-Xl).
Let us always try to raise our
heads high, so that in the sight
of OGd, He shall be only teo
pleased with us.
Poor Dominica'.

THE GERMENT INDITSTRY
I see they are banning the impcrt-
ing of a lot of clothing items
- school uniforms (we don't mind
that), panties (:) nighties (.)
half slips and whole slips for
women and children, denims, gents
suitihgs, twills, khaki shorts and
long pants, and polyesters. I want
to know who will have charge of
the ordering of materials, who will
spread it around, will a profit be
made; and whether cur good seam-
stresses, dressmakers and designers
will get a chance to put a little
artistry into these gocds, or are
we all to turn into a peck of
Brownshirts. PROBER Rseau
PROBER, Rcseat


IDRC GRANTS WINBAN ~190,O00 Can.
This sum is to enable WINBAN re-
search to investigate optimum land
use and economic cropping systems
for baanan growing areas in the
Wipdward Islands. Dominica will be
among the beneficiaries.


CORPUS CHRTSTI AT PORTPW'OTTH
On Sunday May 28th the community
of Portsmouth witnessed the cele-
bration of the Feast of Corpus
Christi, which had been suspended
for quite a while in this town.
The Ceremony was held for the first
time at Granvillia Village at the
Banana Shed, which was gaily and
beautifully adorned with a profus-
ion of flowers and the grounds and
surroundings, so spotlessly clean,
enhanced the beauty for a lovely
and vast crowd in attendance.
The Mass was officiated by Revd,
Father Chauvet, the Parish Priest,
who with his powerful voice filled
the splendid atmosphere with a
most impressive sermon; the weather
was exceedingly favourable. Towards
the end of the ceremony, the con-
gregation proceeded in a mass crowd
from Granvillia to the Church in
Portsmouth, accompanied by-. he
Minister driven in the center? of
the thick mass of people in s
draped taxi, standing and carrying
the Monstrance with the Blessed
Sacrament, to the joy and sais fac-
tion of the Catholics of Por`is coth.
The ceremony ended with the Bsne-
diction of the Blessed Sacrament.
B.S.
A QTTOTE FROTH. CCF rT"WORt 'ac8
"Journalists in the Caribbean; trad-
itionally, have respected the right
of privacy, the sanctity of privil-
eged information, and the right to
secrecy. However, too much of what-
the public should be apprised of is
with-held under the guise of these
three.
The consensus of opinion among the
participants at the Lome Workshop
was that it might be more prudent
for the competent authorities to
relax their hold on information.
If one is left to speculate only,
on issues of national import and
more so, of regional consequence,
(concluded on page 6)


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Friday, june.2, 1978


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STATE OF DOMINICA
TITLE BY REGISTRATION ACT
'Schedule Of Application for Certi-
ficate of Title and Noting thereon
or Caveat for week ending 6th May
1978
Sate oa Person N nature of Re-
Request Presenting quest whether
for Certificate of Title or Noting
thereon orCaveat
Request da-i Haig Request for
ted 17th Casimir the issue of
April 1978 by his a First Cer-
Presented Solici- tificate of
7th May tors Title in res-
1978 at Alleyne pect of a
111.30 a.m. & Co., portion of
ier Brian G.K. Alleyne land at
iCassava Garden in the Parish of St.
iJoseph containing 0.884 acres and
;bounded as follows:- North by land
iof Morty Scotland; East by Crown
,Land; South by land of Janie Paul;
West by land of Rankin Noel.


TROUBLED WITH VICE?
Solve the problem with a
TIN CAT
TIN CAT is a repeating mouse trap
which has the capacity to catch up
to 30 mice.
TIN CAT does not require any
baiting and, because it has nr-
springs or complicated mechanism
it will work for years and years
without any trouble.
TIN CAT costs $26.85 and is
obtainable from
THE DOMINICA DISPENSARY CO. LTD.


WELSH COUPLE WANT PENFRIBNDS
My wife and I wish to make Pearica
friends in your country. Is it


Schedule for week ending May 20 possible please for you to pub-
Request da Lawrence Request for lish our details in your paper?
ted 20th Brumant the issue of We seldom in our National Press
July 1977 by his a First Cer- hear about life in your part of
Presented Solicitors tificate of w unless sme disaster h
18th May Armour, Title in res- te w uness s i
1978 at' Armour &I pect of a happen@. Our details are :-
9.25 a.m. Harris I portion of Martin Rees, age 30. Occupation:
land at Moore Park Vllage situated University SecuritynPorter.Inter-
,in the Parish of St.Andrew contain- estd: collecting colour picture
Iing 5,139 square feet and bounded
4as follows:- North: Land of May- postcards worldwide (none of your
rose John; South: Land of Garfield part of the world), reading, In-
'Mondesire; East: Land of Augustin ternational affairs, ecology,his-
jJoseph Thomas; West: A Public Road tory,.music..
separating it from Land of Tina Thesesa Rees, age 26. Occupation:
James* Sur-veyor' sGlerk. Interests:
E GISTRARS OFFIE, A S I National costume doll collecting,
Ephraim F. Georges, china, glass cookery, dressmak-
Registrar of Titles,
;NOTE: Any person who desires to ob- ing, reading, writing to young
ie-t to the issuing of a Certificate housewives worldwide. ADDRESS:
of Title on the above Applications 17 Aberforth Road, Gabalfa,
imay enter a Caveat in the above Off- Cardiff, South Wales,
,ice within six weeks from the date Principality of Wales.
!of the first appearance of these
Schedules in the Star news p&per law was last served on any occupant
published in this State or from the of adjoining lands in respect of.
!date when the notice prescribed by which this Application was made.


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Friday, June 2, 1978


TH E .ST A R







Page Six THE S I
SjTyAMI^RMSM-:P-i^O--R-^ -Morchriston
CRICKET: Dominica Lose to St.Lucia
Dominica suffered another ignomin-
Lous defeat in this 1978 Windward
Is.Heineken Tournament, when St.
Lucia defeated them by 7 wickets.
This was St.Lucia's first win
over Dominica in some 18 years;fol-
lowing Grenada' s triammph over Wind-
ward Islands king-pins -Dominica
reflects how much the presence of
Irvine Shillingford,Norbert Phillii
Lockhart Sebastien, Kaleb Laurent
and Derek-Abraham have been missed.
Dominica collapsed for 83 in their
2nd innings against St.Lucia. They
had declared 35 for 9 in their firs
match against Grenada
Scores in St.Lucia (Dominica bat-
ting first); Dominica 164 and 83.
R.Shillingford 45 and T.Kentish 43,
Wilson 4/07. St.Lncia 126 and 126
for 5.F.Thorpe 35,M.Prancis 30 n.o.
and Wilson 60 n.o, *i Grayson Shill.
ingford followed his 5 wickets ag-
ainat-Grenada with 10 against St.
Lucia, bowling as only he can bowl-
as he has displayed for the Combine
Islands before. His efforts were nc
enough to salvvge Dominica, and car
only result in several heads rollir
for the final match against St.Vin-
cent.to be played here this weekend(
ST. VINCENT CONSOLIDATES POSITIC
St. Vincent advanced towards the
Heineken trophy, snatching a 2nd,
victory in the tournament, Grenada
being the victims this time.GrenadE
(batting 1st) scored 174 at Amos
Vale. St. Vincent replied with 226
for 9 declared. M,Pindlay 83;Duncar
6/74. In their 2nd innings,Grena-
da collapsed to 1400 runs, leaving
St.Vincent 89 for victory which
they got for the loss of 4 wickets.
CRICKET: Yesterday, the first test
match between England and the tour-
ing Pakistanis started at Edgbastor
At press time: Pakistan 164 all out
Chris Old 7/50. England batting -
56 for 1.
FOOTBALL: 1978 World Cup Football -
Argentina; 16 of the world's top
teams. But the first match between
1974 champs West Germany vs Poland
ended in a tedious draw. Thrice
winners Brazil are expected to put
up a good fight. (See next column)


Friday, June 2, 1978


A QUOTE FROM CON (from page 4')ctd.
"then debate and discussion could
be nothing more than idle, and
perhaps ultimately dysfunctional.
It is in this context, therefore,
that the journalists have decried
Sand rejected what seems to be fast
Becoming an institutionalisatior of
something that can only be inimical
to a people with-holding inform-
), ation."
LENNOX SAYS: (fr..pl1) Pro?.Sigurd-
sen, Dept. of Obeanography, Rhode Is-
land University, is much interested
t in the volcanic history of all the
Lesser Antilles, and is doing a sur-
Svey which may lead to translating
ash into cement. "New York is like
a machine that has gone into speed
and doesn't know how to stop or slow
down", commented Lennox, who added
SthatPCongressman from Tennessee showed
him around the Congress Library,most
in teresting to a historian.
LOCAL NEWS: E TRI-I EEmay take act-
sd ion against DAWU's reports of insan-
)t itary conditions they say such is
I not the case, and it is the business
Ig of RTC. *- Minister of Finance V,Riv-
iere has been made chairman of the
1d Board of Governors of the Caribbean
N Investment Corporation. He gave a
talk on price control today,Friday.
EXILE ONE helped heart patient
young Ferdinand John by ov6r $2,000
i (free show at Arawak). Fr.Vandenberg
is in charge of funds. Community
SiU*g...School will not have to pay
Sduty on building materials cfornew
BASKETBALL: Pros Get Another Win
Malta Ieineken Pros put on another
sterling performance when they de-
feated Sunstyle Ambassadors *109-95.
Ambassadors led to half-time 59-43
. but could not maintain their lead as
. Pros piled up pressure. *c Leewind
Rockers managed at long last to get
their 1st victory after twice being
denied that pleasure,as 2 previous
teams walked out on them. Victims
this time were Brisbane Starlights
who lost 65-73 to Rockers,
Printed & Published by the Proprietor
Robert E.Allfrey of Mill House Copt
Hall, at 2 eBath d Beoseau,Dominica




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