CRIME: Old Men

Among 28 paupers in the Wetzel County, W. Va. Infirmary at New Martinsville were Alex Wilson, 75, and Nicholas Barcus, 74, friends since boyhood. Last week Nick was dead of a fractured skull and Alex in jail, charged with murder. Said Alex Wilson: "Nick and me, we never had any trouble. ... It was all over a little argument about Nick locking the door. He came up with a cane and said whoever said he locked the door was a liar. And I shouted back to him that he did lock it. Then he swung his cane at me ......

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