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CITIES PLAN TO PREVENT FUTURE FLOODS
f ColumbusO., April -IdFour more
bodies of- flood 'victims were taken
1 from the West Side today,, making a
r total of 70 recovered, according to
revised lists of dead.
General cleaning"up is in progress
throughout the state and lines of
communication are being rapidly re
stored. Every able-bodied man and woman
in this city'-'is at work-clearing the
houses, alleys and streets. .Forces of
' - men are searching the ground sur
i rounding West Side cemeteries,
where a large area of land is still
submerged. If there are any more
victims of the flood they will be found
The relief committee has asked for
$200,000 immediately,, to be.used ex-
clusively on the West Side, The great-
est need is for stoves. A committee
frbm the, city government 'will go to
Washington in a few days to secure
' advice from a. government, 'engineer
as to' diverting the channel of the
Scioto river and preventing future
Dayton, 0 It will be ten years
before Dayton fully recovers from the
flood which took a toll of 100 lives
and caused a property loss of $25-,-000,000.
.Weeks will be. required to make
even an impression oh the debris
which, clogs the streets. Thousand of
citizens are being housed in'tents on
the fair grounds.
Indianapolis. Preventive meas
ures, will be taken by every Indiana
city hit by the recent flood, to pre
vent a recurrence of the disaster.
Ft. Wayne will authorize a $500,000
bond issue to build-a cut-off for her
local streams. Muncie and., other
cities will follow the lead.- --
Omaha, Neb. The death Jist in the
recent tornado now totals 140. Near
ly 2,300 are homeless. Six relief sta
tions have, been established and
$158,000 has beenraised in Omaha
for the refugees.
GET WRIT OF HABEAS CORPUS
FOR RELEASE OF HAYW06D
Paterson, N. J., April 1. A writ of
habeascorpus was secured in Hobo- "
ken this afternoon for the- release of
William D. Haywood, I. W."W. organ
izer, sentenced to six months in jail
yesterday for "being- a disorderly
Haywood's trial grew out of the
silk workers' strike, which is still in r
With Haywood was - arrested
Adblph Lessig, a local organizer. The
two men were marchingith strikers
to Haledon, where a meeting was to
be held, the Paterson police having
forbidden the assemblage of crowds
in the city.. The police broke up the
procession and arrested -the leaders.
The minimum penalty was given
the two men. "
Before being taken to court Hay-r
wood was made to walk up and down
before the Paterson police, force at
headquarters, while the chief of po?'
lice, told his men to Jook'the labor
leader over carefully, as they might
need to spot him somewhere some
O O-i ;
"I don't see," observed Mrs. Bing,
"why, when they are giving away all
them offices, they don't let women
hold something." UTjiey would, my
dear, but the women won't do it," an
swered her husband.
"Well, I shoukTlike to know, John
Bing, what they'll let them hold?" "
He took his. hat, looked to see that
the hall-door was open, and, in trem
bling accents, murmured: "Their
tongues, my dear."
"Where have you been?"-"Shtop-ped
at saloon to get a drink." "John,
you haven't got as bad as'that at a
saloon. You've been to. .a brewery!"