Driving somewhere along the Massachusetts North Shore in the early 1900s, Bishop William Lawrence happened upon a driver swearing profusely as he struggled to pry a flat tire from the rim. "Have you tried prayer, my good man?" gently inquired the bishop - upon which the poor fellow, in the desperation of his plight, fell on his knees, clasped his hands, and lifted his eyes heavenwards. He then picked up the iron, inserted it, and off popped the tire. "Well, I'll be damned," said the bishop.