News Estherville, Iowa
NINE CARLOADS OF PRISONERS \ AT ALGONA NOW
Carefully Guarded Whegf Arriving Early Yesterday.
A story in |he Kossuth County Advance thiaf wapk tells of the arrival of Gcrfhaii prisoners of war at the camp thjre. The story follows:--
Nine carloads of German prison- r ers of war arrived on the Northwestern yesterday morning shortly after 5 a. m., and after being unloaded at the station here wero j marched out to the camp where j they wi?l be "guests'* for the duration. Spectators estimated the group it 500 men.
The trainload oi prisoners was closely guarded by soldiers armed with "tommy" guns, and the prisoners were held sharply under control to prevent any attempt at a "break". They were formed into units of approximately 100 men and under guard were marched from the railroad yards to Diagonal street, thence east and north to No. 18 and west to the prson camp. Roads Blocked.
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