Morning Register Des Moines, Iowa
_ DES MOINES STJNDA* REGISTER
Nazis Doing GoodTlob on l^umfFarms
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T/iis £s another story written by a Register staff writer after visiting prisoners of war camps at Algona and Clarinda.
By Don Allen,
(Register Staff Writer.)
ALGONA, IA. — Most Iowa farmers report that the German prisoners who have helped them with their farm labor are good workers.
Some explain that the prisoners are about like Americans, "some are good, some fair and some poor," depending largely on whether they have had farm experience.
Mike Loss, Algona, who farms on a large scale, said some of the prisoners were the best workers he had had.
Several of them he employed I for many weeks. They had earned no money with which to buy tobacco when they first came to work for him so he bought them each a corncob pipe and a pack,| age of tobacco.
Loss said, however, that tl last bunch of prisoners he h^e were "no good" becaus
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