A calendar of triumphs, defeats and contortions of the human spirit during 1948:
January. Near Winchester, Ind., a bull gored the auto of Jack Townsend, the county's artificial inseminator.
February. In Oklahoma City, fifth-graders polled on punishment preferences voted 34 to 1 that they would rather have a spanking than a friendly talk.
March. In Plymouth, Mass., a charge of intoxication was filed against Church Organist Edward Ward, who had aroused the suspicion of the police by rendering the St. Louis Blues on the Unitarian Church bells.
April. In Dallas, a distraught woman complained to...