Herald Oskaloosa, Iowa
W^K PRISONERS IN IOWA
Maintenance costs of prisoner of var camps in Iowta totaled $148,-200.74 to Jun^f 21, according to a memorandum vttrepared by Col. Francis E. Howjrl, director of the army's prisoner* if war division, and submitted to me office of Sen. George A. Wilson in Washington. The camps, at Algona and Clar-j inda, cost $1,215,968 and $1,363,117 respectively to build. Maintenance cost of the camp at Algona to June 21 was $64,373.12 and that at Clar-inda $83,827.62.
- The i*t£U maintenance cost to that date of 33 independent prisoner of war camps in the United States amounted to $6,170,519.39. Information was not available on costs of prisoner of war camps located on army camps, posts or stations, which were established by conversion of vacant troop housing, because the expenditures were included in over-all costs of the installations.
Subsistence cost of one Italian prisoner of war averages approximately $23.28 for 30 days compared with
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