Veteran Winnipeg Free Press Reporter Frank Williams stumbled into a printing-shop holdup. He stared down a revolver barrel, was frisked of $25.50, then trussed up. Always the reporter, Williams inquisitively asked one of his captors:
"Why not call it quits after this job?"
"Nuts! We've been overseas, and when you go to fight for your King and country and come back here and can't get a job, you've got to do something. The lousy $40 or $50 a month they give you is nothing but relief."
"What kind of a job do you want?"
"Any kind of a clerk's job."
"It seems to...