Niagara Hydro Approved.
A team headed by the founder of the London health association, failed conservative party provincial legislator, horse breeder and prominent civic leader, Adam Beck proposed plans for a hydroelectric generating station on January the 26th of this past year. The Niagara Parks commission had been looking over plan to decide whether to approve or reject the proposal of building a massive hydroelectric generating station on our side of Niagara Falls. Finally, five days ago the commission came to the decision to approve the project plans. The generating Station is expected to open sometime in 1908.
Victoria crosses at Leliefontein.
The Victoria Cross the highest ranked the award in the whole of the commonwealth lands has been awarded to an unusually large amount soldiers in South Africa while fighting against the Boers at Leliefontein. Of the four winners of the Victoria Cross three were from the Royal Canadian Dragoons Battalion and one was from Strathcona's Horse battalion.
They are Lieutenants H.Z.C. Cockburn, R.E.W. Turner and Sergeant E.J. Holland. The VC's were awarded for the tasks of holding off a large group of enemy soldiers at close range, and allowing two field guns to escape from an enemy hands. While performing this courageous task, the officers were wounded and one of them was captured. The other task that merited the cross, was one of the officers who kept a large party of enemies at bay with fire from his machine gun, and when his gun jammed, he was at the very high risk of being captured he then detached it from its casing and carried it off to safety.
Incorporation of the Art Museum of Toronto.
On sixth of July of this past year, the Art Museum of Toronto was incorporated under the Benevolent and Provident Societies Act. The...