The Press: Paradise Lost

Outside the tiny white frame building a large sign says simply "Printing." That is the headquarters of the Whitehorse Star in Yukon Territory. Inside, another large sign pleads: "Don't Shoot! We're Doing Our Best!" The first sign went up six years ago because Editor Horace Edward Moore wanted business. The second went up last week because he had too much.

A birdlike, 63-year-old, Mr. Chipsy sort of man who emigrated long ago from England, Horace Moore had worked around western Canada at various jobs before buying the Star. From the paper, and from whatever...

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