Rockwell City, Iowa
100 ITALIANS TO HARVEST GRAIN ADAftiSJANCH
First Timf Waf Prisoners To Northwefst Iowa
Prisoners |of w^r will do farm work within 50 miles of Rockwell City it was learned this week when announcement was made that a group of 100 Italian war prisoners will be sent to the Adams ; Ranch," near Odebolt, in Sac county to assist with the harvest on the large 6,400-acre farm.-
Thirty-fivev soldiers, including a captain, four corporals and 30 privates, will be on duty to guard the men at all times and to prevent possible escape. The prisoners will work 10 hours a day with one hour off for lunch. They will -receive pay for their work.-
Managers of the Adams Ranch have been experiencing a difficulty in securing labor all spring. Now that the harvest season is on in Kansas, many, of the day workers have headed in that direction. Prisoner help seemed the only alternative. They tried to hire conscientious objectors at the Den-ison Camp, but they are not permitte
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