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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - March 22, 1960, Mason City, Iowa North lowai Daily Newspaper Edittd for ttw MASON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE The Newspaper That Makes All North lowans Neighbors VOL n frtu and United Prcu Inttrnitlont Full LeaM Wlrei MASON CITY IOWA TUESDAY MARCH 22 1960 7o Copy Consists of Two Ono No I Pollsters I I have their P jargon too Depth sample are but 2 precious words By EARL MAZO New York Herald Tribune News Service WASHINGTON To pollsters the word universe has a meaning quite different from the one universally accepted by nonpollsters That is true also of many other words and phras es used by pollsters like horse race laundry list cross pressures and so forth As befits an increasingly pow erful profession that some in sist is a science or maybe an the nations public opinion auditprs are developing a jargon unique to their calling Universe for instance de notes all the people in the geo graphical area of a specific poll and can apply to the population of a block a precinct or the whole country A horse race is a poll to find out how the can didates or potential candidates in a particular campaign are doing against each other in other words a sort of test elec tion a collection of politicians when Archbishop does not doubt it Icon of Madonna emits tears NY Crock Orthodox arch bishop Siiid Tuesday lie did not doubt reports that an icon of the Madonna in a home hero had shed real tears even though he did not see tears forming when lie examined the printed image Archbishop lakovos of the Greek Orthodox archdiocese of North and South America said there appeared to be tearlike stains on the inside of the glass that covers the lithograph of Mary Hundreds of person are said to have seen the icon weep Mrs Banagiotis Cafsouuis a 22yearold seamstress who owns the lithograph said she saw the tears for the first time when she was praying before the icon Wednesday night 1 do not think I can ex plain it Archbishop lakovos said but 1 cannot doubt it It has happened before in Greece He said lu had taken the framed icon off the wall and examined it closely but had not removed it from the frame He said no scientific investigation was planned The Hev CJcorge I Papn deas pastor of St Pauls Greek Orthodox Church here said he had seen the weeping but that it apparently slopped after the Calsounis apartment was blessed Saturday The icon incident recalled a terracotta statuette of the Ma donna which was reported Lo have shed tears in 1953 in Sy racuse Sicily The Vatican has given the reports substan tial credence The Syracuse M a d o n n a which stood over the bed of Mrs Antonina Gitisto Jannu so in a humble peasant cot tage was sajdlo have weeping Aug 29 1953 while Mrs Jannuso was in the pains of childbirth Tears were re ported to have flowed at inter vals for five days and doctors who analyzed them said in a signed statement they con tained the same chemical ele ments as human tears It is truly amazing Fath er Papadeas said describing the weeping The tears actu ally form at the tear ducts and they roll right down about an inch from the bottom of the icon where they dry and leave stains Health plan opposed CANDIDATE North Iowa Mostly fair through Wednesday with northerly winds slowly diminishing Colder Tuesday night lows Continuec highs in he talks of a laundry list But he intends no inference what ever to cleaning dirty linen The list is actually a printed rundown of contenders or po tential contenders for a par ticular office Field interview ers show it to voters and ask which name they favor or lean to The term cross pressures covers things that induce an in dividual to stray from the tra ditional voting pattern of a close knit special interest group Areas of ignorance are the issues and public figures about which the electorate is simply ignorant No word is more precious to the polling trade than sam ple No activity is more crucial to its proficiency than preparing the poll question especially for the depth surveys a form of political psychoanalysis AFTER THE mind probing sessions which take from 30 minutes to an hourandaquar ter skillful poll interviewers usually know better than the voter how he or she will finally vote The trick is in how the questions are phrased and asked Nobody will admit out right that he is a higot for example and in most cases the voter who is certain deep down inside that he could never favor a Catholic or Jew for president would hesitate to give an un qualified no if asked about it straight out Incidentally the queries that encourage or maybe lead the voter to pour out his true feel ings are known as open end questions Those that merely required yes or no arc as you would expect closed end questions The sample actually the crosssection of voters to be measured with meti culous care to make certain every genus of the electorate is proportionately represented AH the factors that are believed to influense political thinking are accounted for including race occupation age education re ligion union membership vot ing history affluence party af filiation and sex THE TECHNIQUE of deter mining the sample has been so refined that the number of voters to be polled is less im portant than ever The average sample now for a national poll is just 2000 to 3000 voters As a safety precaution some or ganizations poll 10000 in the fi nar survey before an election Private pollsters by and large use a sample of between 1000 and 2000 in surveying a state A couple of prize items in the glossary of pollsters jargon are variations of the cleancut un imposing word sample One is probability sampling also known as the Monte Carlo sys where households to be polled are selected at random In the other quota sampling poll takers must seek out the individuals with the character istics to make for an oxact pro portionate replica of the block or neighborhood AP Ihotolax cratic presidential nomination lower center signs autographs for the kids after making an appearance at a May Minnesota shows he can be a bit of atville Wis school He faces Sen John traction during his stumping of WisKennedy in the April 5 preferential pri consin The candidate for the Demomary n mund Theve Arent many folks ofvoting age here but Sen Hubert Humphrey of zero to 6 above cold Wednesday lower 20s Iowa Mostly fair Through Wed nesday with northerly winds s 1 o w 1 y diminishing Colder Tuesday night lows near zero north to 10 south A little warmer west Wednesday highs 2232 Further outlook Partly cloudy Thursday and warmer Minnesota Fair and cold Highs Wednesday in 20s GlobeGazette weather data up to 8 am Tuesday Maximum 37 Minimum 11 At 8 am 14 YEAR AGO Maximum 28 Minimum 14 Buri died of injuries jury rules CRESCO Howard County coroners jury ruled Monday that Fred Buri 68 died of in juries suffered when he was run over by a car driven by his wife The accident occurred Sundaj in the driveway of the Bun home here Coroner Norman Bradley said the jury would await further re ports from pathologists before completing its inquiry but the death presumably would be ruled accidental Mrs Buri said her husbanc was lying in the driveway when she returned home and sh failed to see him in time tc avoid running over him There had been speculation that Bur may have suffered a heart at tack and was already dead when the car passed over him GAVEL GRABBED MADISON Wis inal proceedings before Superio Court Judge Roy Proctor wer delayed Monday because some one stole the judges gavel Lcrfe news Highlights CAMDEN Ala stu dents were killed and 14 oth ers injured some critically when a school bus and a freight train collided at a grade crossing near here Tuesday WASHINGTON an ex traordinary action the United States Tuesday denounced po lice violence against Negro demonstrators in South Afri ca A statement issued at the State Department admitted that the rioting of the past few days and the measures taken against it constitute an inter nal matter of another coun try on which the United States does not normally comment WASHINGTON Iff The House Tuesday approved the voting referee plan for help ing Negroes fight discrimina tion at the polls The action was subject to possible revers al on a later roll call vote NOT CANCEROUS President adds his influence GOP will stand pat FROM OKU Wllli SKUVICES WASHINGTON Senate Re publican leader Everett M Dirksen 111 said Tuesday the administration has d e c i d ed against offering a n y counter proposal to a Democratic plan or providing free medical care to the aged Dirksen and House Republican eader Charles A Halleck Ind said after their weekly meet ing with President Eisenhower that the administration is still opposed to the sweeping pro gram proposed by Rep Aime Forand andbacked by organized labor But Dirksen said that Welfare Secretary Arthur S Flemming would offer no substitute plan THE COMMITTEE is consid ering Forands bill to increase social security payroll taxes to provide free medical care for oldage pensioners Flemming was reported to have asked Eisenhower to en dorse an alternative plan ic portcd to have involved federal subsidies to private insurance companies granting health in surance to older persons If Eisenhower came out for lemmings plan it would vir ually assure passage of some ind of medical care plan for he aged this year But GOP ouse leaders urged Eisenhower o oppose Flemmings program n grounds an endorsement vould spark Democratic de NEW YORK UPI Gen Douglas MacArthurs prostate gland which was removed Sat urday was not malignant a medical report said Tuesday evelopments jcopy of thc pictlre which Foreign Aid Secretary say is a double and state Christian A Hcrter loldipossibly a triplc cxposure tie Senate Foreign Relations ommittce the United States Thc transparency film must keep its guard up regardfrom the picture was r was taken from a blood alks He said he was not optij mistic about the summit Urging upport of President Eisenhow ers 54175000000 foreign aid program he said no one can redict the extent or degree to vhich the eastwest and four power meeting may succeed in COME ALONG LITTLE tie ones need a lot of direction and frightened youngdeer that had been fawns are no exception Albert Helter chased by dogs The fawn finally made Tiverton RI breaks a path through it to shore exhausted but later was re thin ice glazing Nanaquaket Pond for a leased in nearby woods lands for a more sweeping bill AP Phototax FORAND AND HIS Aime J Forand poses in his Washington office with some of the mail he has received on his bill to provide gov ernment paid hospital and nursing home care for oldage social security pensioners Forand said 90 per cent of those who write him favor such legisla tion Does photo show killers outline OTTAWA III Roy Eutscy said Tuesday he is con vinced a dim outline in a picture taken by one of three slain women shortly before they were bludgeoned to death is that of Russias promise7 attacked Not enough to cut arms GENEVA Moch o France told thc 10nation dis armament conference Tuesday a simple promise to give up the possession of nuclear weapons would be without meaning be cause it could not be controlled Moch spoke in an attempt to lead off an emotionally charged janlhcbomb campaign taking shape among the Communist delegations There are six aspects to the problem of nuclear disarma ment Moch said and only four of these could be enforced by an international control system Thc other two taken in isola tion represent only pious wishes he said MOCH LISTED these as four controllable elements 1 Prohibition on the use of nu ons tests 2 Ban on the further produc tion of fissionable materials for military purposes 3 Banon the manufacture of weapons incorporating fission able materials 4 Reconversion of existing slocks of fissionable materials to peaceful uses The uncontrollable elements Moch said are 1 Prohibtion on the use of nu clear weapons 2 Ban on the possession of nu clear weapons a man perhaps thc killer Others however arent so sure Eutsey told newsmen he came lo his conclusion after he and OTHER MAJOR deputy William Dummit made a close study of a blownup ii t rtri t I ess of the forthcoming summits cni iStamcd camera owned by one Arsonist hunted in California city THE WESTERN powers say they suspect that the Soviet Un ions offer to place nuclear dis armament first on its timetable for world disarmament boils down to the old Soviet proposal for a nuclear ban without ade quate safeguards Soviet representative Valerian Zorin told the conference Mon IXDIO Calif paday thc USSR is quite willing of thc women that was found near their beaten bodies in a shallow cave in Starved Rock State Park an allyear recrea trols moved through this fireto reverse the order of its dis tion of area 90 miles southwest and Dummit said they reducing international tnc obscure outline or the burden of military tnc Photograph is that of a pensc iman under 30 years of age Rep Peter F Macksli8htly Icss lhan 6 fcct tall and Jr DI1I said members of fcdjWCISninS around 160 pounds eral regulatory agencies ought lThev said hc aPPcared to be not accept anything more sun glasses a fingertip a cigaret or soft drink from thcCoat a Parka or caP Wllh ms people they regulate He into boots frightened desert city Tuesday as edgy citizens wondered where an elusive arsonist would throw his torch next There have been three major fires in six days and one estimate places dam age at more than a million dol lars lhairman Frederick W Ford of he Federal Communications Commission this should not be CRASH KILLS 3 DEXTOX Md An Air Force B57 jet bomber narrow ly missing a crowded school house crashed into a small home Monday and exploded Supt Wiiliam Morris of the kiIlinS a woman and her two young granddaughters The pilot Illinois State Police said he doubted the outline is that of a rigid line But he said it a man I dont sec it I dont would be one way of separatingjsce what theyre looking at he what is proper and what could said parachuted to safety armament plan in deference to thc West If the West wants to start with full nuclear disarmament and take conventional disarma ment later we have no objec tions he said On the inside Editorials Page 4 Clear Lake News 5 Society News 8910 Comics 11 Sports News 1314 North Iowa News 1522 Latest Markets 16 Mason City News 1617 Farm News 19 be unusual hospitality toward agency members SAME IOWA SAKBTV DEPARTMENT FIGURESV Black Flag Means Traffic Death in Ct Hours Some experienced newspaper photographers who viewed the picture said the outline was that of one of the victims made through double exposure and not that of some other person Gross Hail file nomination papers DES MOINES UB Among those filing nomination papers Monday for the primary election were 3rd District Rep H R Gross Waterloo Republican and M 0 Hail Hanlontown Re publican a candidate for state representative New royal baby named Its Prince Andrew LONDON Britains new royal baby has been named Andrew Albert Christian Edward it was officially announced Tuesday He will be known as Prince Andrew The first infant born to a reigning British monarch in 103 years the boy is second in line to the British throne Only his 11yearold brother Prince Charles is ahead of him as a potential successor to their mother who became the sovereign in 1952 The boy was delivered at Buckingham Paiace Feb 19 weighed 7 pounds 3 ounces at birth Andrew and Albert are the first names of the infant princes late grandfathers Prince Andrew of Greece and King George VI Christian and Edward honor his great great Christian IX of Denmark and Edward VII ;