Miscellany: Nutters

Oldest and youngest of a family of nine seafaring brothers, Capt. Fred Nutter and Capt. Edgar Nutter quarreled as shipmates for 50 years, quarreled for ten years more as inmates in New York's Sailors Snug Harbour. Last week their ceaseless rancor brought them into court.

Capt. Edgar Nutter, a doddering petulant man of 74, charged his brother with assault. He said that one hot summer day when he had been sewing an eyeshade for his weakened eyes, Capt. Fred Nutter had come into their room, put a calendar in the window to spoil...

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