The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on May 6, 1952 · Page 2
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 2

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Tuesday, May 6, 1952
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BLTTHF,VTT,LE (ARK.) COURIER TUESDAY, MAT §, !Wf ' Statin's Co/oiWe*— Spea'a/Groupo/Womem Attending Police School in Czechoslovakia Editors Note: Of nil the Europe a n satellites, Czechoslovakia knew the greatesl measure of freedom as an independent nation before World War II. Today iho nation that Masaryk nnci hcnes built is held cnpttve by the Communists — find even Communists can't call their lives ihelr own. Suspicion is everywhere. This is the second of live articles by William L. Ryan telling the story of the satellites — Stalin's colonies in Europe — as the exist today. By WILLIAM L. JIYA.V AP Foreign News Analyst A special group of women—n very sjiccinl group—is going to school in Czechoslova k (a. The school is at Brno. The women learn domestic work and housekeeping, English. French IUK| other languages. When they get out, they get jobs. These -women, say underground reports, become H gents of the secret police. Their special fth^ri- mcnts: domestic work in the homes of foreign diplomats. The information they pick up in such jobs Is channeled back to the police. This is only one of ninny things underlying (he widespread atmosphere of fear and di.struct which pervades Cr.echoslovakin after four years of chaotic rulo by the Communists. A European businessman recently out of the country says this atmosphere has deepened greatly since he visited there n year ago. Today no Czechoslovak official, whether of a state-run business or In any other line of endeavor, cftn see a foreigner unless a witness, is present. Everybody is suspect. : The deep river of suspicion on-i gulfs the party, too, In Ihr wnkc' of the expulsion of its general secretary, Rudolf Slansky. ! There are many rumors, many "reliable" reports nbout the party and the government. Sifting thorn nil, one impression is iiip.sonpable. No matter what the current nl- lismces and the current pressures, President Klemetit Gotlwntd Is In trouble. There are m;my varying views of his trouble. Some Hay he is on£;n£-:ed in u bitter struggle with Premier Anlonin Znuotocfcy, trying to pin on the Premier the blnmo f<jr economic failures. Others — there wn,s a report like this from Yugoslavia — sny C5otlv.*ald is singling the Moscow wing of tho p.T rty. jlut o'.hcr sources, nt locust as well informed as the Yugoslavs, insist Ciollwulc] has nskiMi Mo.scov; to remove from power some of hi« present Jlniitcn- cuitr,. possibly iticImLinir /^ipoiocky. Exiles in tho United Su:c5 insist (hern is only one boss in Communist-ruled CzerhoM lava kin : Stalin, They insist — like many in Europe — that Gottwald has boon lotd wimt Moscow r e q u I r e s from Czecho.sJornk industry, and that he Is not orinumg performance up to iho schedule. There is speculation Gottwnlcl. recently reported ailing, m:\y even go to Moscow for the fumed "Mo.srow cure." In any event, the party Is in turmoil. A - short time ago In Prague, about 100 parly men, mostly district parly secretaries, were arrested iti connection with the Elansky affair, While the parly fit niggles, the people shuffle through life in an attitude of hopelessness. Now and then there arc reports of some resistance from miners cutting down on production or factory workers silently opposing the speedup of "Socialist competition." Communist bosses rant apainst absenteeism and send the worst offenders into forced labor. But in many plnccs the Communists are obliged to move slowly, of a threat that workers will leave (heir jobs en masse. The Communist .state e x e r t-s pressure on all religions, particularly the Roman Catholic. Some ihrci'-rinnrtcrs of the country's 12>/a millions are Cut holies. "Progressive" prlc.sts — those persuaded to follow Communist directives — are bcintf Installed in the attempt io divorce the Catholics from the Vatican and sol up a .national church. Archbishop Josef Her an, Roman Catholic primate of Czechoslovakia, tind a number of bishops re inn in in confinement, possibly awaiting trial. Anti-semilism is reported getting toward the boiling point, ever silica the Slnnsky affair. is Jewish. Recently, periodic raids have been reported on the homes of Jews in Bratislava. Like llic Nazis before thrm, the CoinjnunJ.sis apparently nre usinj; iho Jews as .scapegoats to take the blame tor failures and to divert attention from their own machinations'. Tutmirrow: The So vie tiring of I'o- j land. For Graduation... Give the luggage that will be Out front on any Campus Samsonite VANITY C^NITE TRAIN CASE O'NITE (Regular) .... 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