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HORDES OF INNOCENT VICTIMS OF WAR ARE '
EXILED TO HORRORS OF PRISONS IN SIBERIA
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Innocent victims of war. Civilians
driven from their homes by Russian
armies on the road to a prison in Si
beria. Below, Mrs. Helen Snodgrass,
wife of U. S. consul general in Mos
cow, Russia, who is doing much to re
lieve suffering among refugees.
BY MARY BOYLE O'REILLY
Moscow, Russia. "It is the Amer
ican lady," said the Moscow mer
chant, and uncovered his bullet head.
"It is the American consul general's
wife," corrected a Russian police cap
tain, as one who recognizes a celeb
rity. She stood by the gate of the ex
amination station, slight and tailor
made, absorbed in checking a memor
anda list Her busines$-like Russian
phrases kept five drowsy drivers at
tentive. She was checking over stores
and provisions for German refugees
gathered in by the Russian armies.
said Mrs. Helen Snodgrass, cheerfully
and led the way into the high walled
railway yard, where Cossacks stood
about on guard.
"During every . raid into . Prussia '