Miscellany, Dec. 28, 1959

A calendar of the triumphs, defeats and contortions of the human spirit during 1959:

JANUARY

And Not Abominable. In Raleigh, N.C., News and Observer Columnist Charles Craven discussed a city recreation department snowman contest, said there would be "two divisions—one for white children and one for colored," but "the snow men in both divisions will be white!"

FEBRUARY

Crocks of Granite. In Detroit, while fire blazed in the kitchen of Frank Collins' Bar, while the building filled with smoke, while firemen dragged hoses through the barroom and water sloshed on the floor, seven steady...