"Vic and Sade" was a radio program, (1932 - 1944), written by the most-underrated writer of the 20th Century, Paul Rhymer.
xx-xx-xx Vic, the Night Watchman
When a friend calls Vic to cover the man's night watchman's job, Vic readily agrees. Rush recounts to him a story he read recently, about how a night watchman gets shot every ten seconds. Vic becomes a bit scared, nervously reacting to telephone calls and the doorbell ringing.