Herald Ledger Eldora, Iowa
175 German War Prisoners Will Arrive at Fairgrounds
Arrangements have been completed by a Representative of the Marshall Canning Company with the U. S* Army ana Henry Jan-ssen, president of the fair association for |he use of the fairgrounds and former CCC buildings to house 175 German war prisoners, which will be brought here to work in the company's canning factories at Marshalltown Ackley, Hampton, Grundy Center and also in the Reinbeck canning factory.
Advance officers of the army are expected to arrive here today to get the premises in readiness.
The war prisoners are being brought here from the large prison camp at Algona. It is expected that the same general routine, followed at the time Italian war prisoners were located here, will be in order. The men will be transported in trucks to and from the different points and kept under guard. War prisoners are paid 80 cents a day for their work. They have the same army fare as the U. S. Sol
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