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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 tiered , 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 floods. 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. o o 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 perron." Haywood's trial grew out of the silk workers' strike, which is still in r progress. 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 day."- 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." o o "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!"