The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on April 25, 1950 · Page 2
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 2

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Tuesday, April 25, 1950
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PACT nro BLYTHEVn,I.E (ARK.) COURTKR NEWS Churches in East Fight fertile German Protestants Plagued by Reds To Join 'Front' BERLIN, April 25. W—Protestantism in Soviet-Decupled .East Germany U lighting with its back to the waU. Church sources accuse Commun- i»t leaders of: Forcing Protestant clergymen to jc4n the "National Front" Communist mass organization at the price of, their moral integrity. Using the schools'and the "Fret German Youth" (PDJ) organtz*- tlon to turn the younger generation ualnst religion. More than 14,000.000 of the 18,000,000 Germans in the Soviet Zone are baptized members or the Evaiij gelical (protestant) laith. With to much »t slake, Eastern Protestantism has sought repeatedly to avoid an open break with the Communist-controlled government. But the Communists have appeared to interpret this as a weakness. They have stepped up their campaign first to capture he church's Influence and eventually to bury the church altogether. , The struggle may be racing to an Mrly showdown. Lejt Sunday in more than 4,000 churches of East Germany Evangelical pastors read a common denunciation of Communist pressure. Communist Prime Minister Otto Orotewohl called this an "attack on th* constitution, the government end the republic." Under the loosely-written Com- munLrt constitution of East Gery, tach pastor ^'^ himself open poaalble imprisonment or even atti by hi* act None has been reported arrested yet. But the threat hangs over all pending a conference Friday between orote- wohl and Bishop Otto Dlbellus of ••run-Brandenburg. - Church aources tald the next de- Telopmeni may depend entirely on what order* tht Bast German government gets from Russia. Anti-church .campaigns in Po- Jand, Chechoslovakia and Hungary •Inn the war hav« had the whole? fceexted endorsement of the Soviet Union. Until U>iJ year Protestant clergy- seat had hoped Corrimun- iet eatangtemenU by proclaiming tiMouelTm outside of politics. The Ceaftinunists assert there can be no neutrality any longer. In East Ger- mr~c yew either Join the ''National n*eei n or eome under suspicion of betaf an enemy ot the people. TUESDAY, 'APRIL *8, LiMxoro School T»St«g«'Play Dey' Thursday ', Tltuiaiaaj wffl k* Play Day ki ob- eenaoce of May 'Day at Luxora mt* aehool. ' More than 500 school children of IB-'•«•« ranging from the first teroufh the 13th grades will take part ta the three hour program in •he school's gymnasium with nil types of athletic games to be played : Ttie program will be the school's annual May Day celebration. May Day to not until Monday but Hixora school officials have elected to contact the program early. 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