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THE LEONARD SCOTT PUBLICATION CO.,

NEW YORK:

BARR TERREE, PROP.

249 WEST 13TH STREET.

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LIFE on the Wolf was very poop and well-deok, the port different to life on the Hitachi. side of which was reserved for To begin with, all the single the Japanese. men of military age

There were between three accommodated on the 'tween and four hundred prisoners on decks, and slept in ham- board, mostly British, some of mooks, whioh they had to whom had been captured in sling themselves. The elder the February previous, as the men slept in banks taken Wolf had left Germany in from the Hitachi, but the November 1916, the Hitachi quarters of all in the 'tween being the tenth prize caught. deoks were very restrioted; The condition in which these there was no privacy, no oon- prisoners lived cannot be too venience, and only a soreen strongly condemned. The heat divided the European and in the Tropios was insufferable, Japanese quarters. The oon- the overcrowding abominable, dition of our fellow-countrymen and on the poop there was from the Hitachi was the re- hardly room

But verse of enviable, though it notwithstanding these hardwas a great deal better than ships the men seemed to be that of the orews of captured merry and bright, and showed ships, who were "accommo- smiling faces to their captors. dated" under the poop—where They had all evidently made the oaptains and offioers oap- up their minds to keep their tured had quarters to them- end up to the last, and were selves—and exercised on the not to be downed by any bad

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