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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - March 10, 1973, Lethbridge, Alberta 25-years on the job UN peacekeeping officers forgotten men By DAVID LANCASHIRE EL QANTARA, Occupied Sinai (AP) Binoculars to eyes, the suntanned United Na- tions major watches the mas- sive fortifications of the Suez Canal for action. In six months he has seen nothing. Almost 300 miles away on lire Israel-Syria ceasefire line, other UN officers huddle in an under- ground bunker as artillery shells explode nearby. These forgotten men of the peacekeeping business have been on the job 25 years. Despite a lull in the Middle East, life can be dangerous in the United Nations truce super- vision organization. Twenty-four members have been killed since it was set up in May, 1948, not counting the first UN mediator, Count Folks Bernaclotle of Swe- den, slain by Israeli teiTorists four months later. In nine observation posts along Israel's side of the ca- rt a after colors- unarmed UN officers from seven countries watch for viola- tions that could shatter the United Slates-sponsored cease- fire of 1970. Eight posls with alphabetical names line the Egyptian side. Irish Commandant Harry Crowley, 51, is oflicer in charge of 40 UN observers on Israel's side of the canal. He is a vet- eran of UN peacekeeping ef- forts in Cyprus and the Congo. G. H. WESLEY ESTATE Farm Auction Sale MONDAY, MARCH 19ih-9 1 MILE WEST OF GRANUM JUNCTION ON HIGHWAY 2-2 MILES SOUTH 9 MILES Complimentary pancake Breakfast at LUKCH SERVED BY WILLOW CREEK BEAVERS AUCTIONEER'S REMARKS: Since the inception of Fort Macleod Auction Market in 1960, we have had the pleasure of doing butineif with Weileys in both livestock and machinery tales. Their contribution la olE phases of agriculture has been felt and acknowledged throughout Alberta and Canada. Therefore it it wllh great pleasure that we present to you the diiperiion of Wesley Ranch machinery and equipment. TRUCKS 1972 IHC 1700, box and slockrack, 3-lon (3500 1967 Fargo D400, box and stockrack, 2 1onj IMC B170, with box and hoist, 3 ton; 1968 1HC 1700 truck, with No. 8 NH forage box, 3 ton; 1967 Ford 800 gravel box and hoisl; I960 IHC V225A truck, wilh 5lh wheel, singlo axle; IHC KBS7, wilh 20' hay deck, 3 Ion; 1968 Fargo ton; 2 Willys Jeeps; IHC BI20 4x4, ton; IHC A120 4x4, ton; IHC R110 Vj ton; Dodge Power Wagon, with grain box and 44-ft. Fruehauf aluminum livestock trailer (like 40-ft. Fruehauf High Boy trailer (like TRACTORS MF 1100 tractor, hydraulics and cab; IH B06D, with TA and cab; IH 606, with TA and front end loader IH 434, wilh front end loader Case 430 diesel; IHC Formal! 100, with touch controls; Super WD9, with hydraulics; AC WD, wilh front end loader; AC WD 45, with front end loader; Ford 8N traclor, 3-pt. hitch; 1969 IHC 500 crawler tractor, with fcur in one Drotl front end loader; IHC TD9, wilh Bucyrus Erie bulldozer; TD14 crawler; IHC TD6 crawler; Nodwoll snow-track vehicle, wilh winch, MACHINERY IHC No. 10 12-fr. drill, wilh grass seeder attach.; IHC No. 150 14-fl. hoe drill; IHC No. 50 chisel plow, 15-fl.; IHC 35A tandem disc, 12-fl. JD No. 500 rod weeder, 14-ft. IHC No. 5 12-ft. rod WQetiers, wilh duplex hitches; IHC 15-fl. diskall; IHC 20-fr. spring taolli harrow, with hilch and hyd. carrier; 6 sections harrows and drawbar; K80 rolotiller, New-IHC T2-ft. cultivator; No. 84 Adams grader (pull Adams molar grader; Murray scraper (3 10 sections diamond harrow and drawbars. HORSES 6 horses, well brcke gentle; Reg. quarter horse geld- ing (well 2 Shetland ponies. HARVEST AND HAYING EQUIPMENT MH 18-ft. SP swather; IHC No. 200 16-ft. PTO swalher with double swath IHC No. 200 12-ft. PTO swather, with hydraulics; !HC No. 150 15-ft. PTO swa- Iher, wilh transport; JD No, 8 7-fl. PTO mower; JD Nn. 38 7-ft. mower, 3-pt. hitch; AC 7-ft. PTO mower; IHC side de- livery rake; NH 404 hay conditioner; 1970 NH No. 1047 Stacfccruiser, self-propelled; 1971 NH No. 277 baler, wilh hydramatic, bale tension; 1971 NH No. 490 12-ff. haybinej 2 AC balers, with pickups; 1972 JD forage harvester; Wet- more feed cutter, wilh bale shredder; 675 manure spreaders IHC No. 140 manure spreader, PTO; JD No. 301 fertilizer spreader, PTO; JD feed wagon, PTO; Wick bale loader; 1972 NH No. 27 silage blower. MISCELLANEOUS 4 stock saddles; 5 sets harness 1 pack saddle, new W-W cattle squeeze, new; W-W portable loading chute, new; W-W calf table, new; Farm- hand swath turner; bale stook forks, front end loader; Portable water pump with 5 h.p. gas motor; 14-ff, truck stock rack; Horse rack for Ion truck; 2 sels Va ton slock racks; Horse dump wagon; Large quantity feed bunks; 2 chick brooders Chain hoist (gear Ski I saw Pioneer chain Globe electric meat saw (1 h.p.) new; Maple meat cutting block; Meat tenderizer (elec.h Meat grinder 2 h.p. eke. motor Mower knife sharpener Quantity new horse shoes; Horse blankets; Quantity new tires Dehorners; Assorted vet supplies; Large quantity used doors and windows; Assorlment build- ing lupplies; 2 Jacuzzi pressure pumps, complele with tanks; IHC cub cadet snow blower, TANKS 1000 gal. fuel tank, with stand, single comp.; gal. tanks, wilh stands, single comp.; 100 gal. field service tank wilh pump; 100 gal. propane tank; Ib. propane bottles. MISC. MACHINERY Berkley PTO irrigation pump on cart, new; 15 pieces pipe; Victory drill mover; 16-in. Robin grain roller, with 7Vi h.p. elec. motor; Renn post driver, 3-pt. hitch; Standby eleclne plant, 110-220 volts (gas molorj; Busy Bee charging plant, 110-3000 waits (gas United rock picker (high lond roller; National weed sprayer, 4Q-fl. booms; Noble tandem dual trailer, 22xlO-fr. deck; 2-wheel hay trailer, 8xl8-ft. deck, duals; IHC No. 50 trailer and rocV; 2 trailers wilh racks (1200x16 41-ft-. Mayrath auger, wrih motor and trans.; 34-fl, Mayralh auger, with motor ana1 trans.; 32-ft. Mayralh auger, with motor and trans.? 27-ft, Mayralh auger, wilh motor and trans.; 5-in. auger wilh 2 h.p. electric molor; 4-in. augers with elec.ric motors; Donuser post hole digger Ford buzr saw (3-pt, AC cullivaror (3-pl, hitch) Cement mixer (3-pt. IHC potato digger (1 IHC potato planter (1 Bob sleigh and rack; Heavy traclor sleigh; 2 Farmhand bale bunchers; 2 IHC 3-5 h.p. stalionary engines; IHC 1 h.p. stalionary engine. SHOP EQUIPMENT 2 paint sprayers, complete; Transom, complete; Moisture tester; Shop hoist portable; Floor jack; Air greoser; Battery cliarger; Electric welder; Complele set reamers; Tap and die set NC; Tap and die sel NF; Pipe threaders; Tire Repair equipment; Portable air Movable bench; Pipe vises; Leg vises; Post drill; Blacksmith forge; Large asst. tools, grease guns and pumps; Large assl. new parts; 12x16 4-tl. tent. HOUSEHOLD 15-ft. IH freezer; 12-ft. IH fridge; Chrome kitchen suite; Propane and coal combination range; 1 wringer wash- ing machines; Waff furnace (natural Floor furnace (natural Largo balhlub; Metal office desk; Office fhafrj Quantity kitchen tables and chairs; 2 natural gas spoce heat- ers, BTU; other articles too numerous to mention. FEED Quantity Feed Ools, Quantity Hay, Quantity Straw. SALE CONDUCTED BY Tlte latest canal incident re- ported by the UN was last Oct. 10 when Egypt fired missiles at Israeli jets, but missed. Another incident which drew blacker headlines did not in- volve the UN: The Libyan air- liner disaster in the Sinai Desert. The Boeing 727 crossed into Israeli air space southeast of Suez City, an area where there are no UN observation posts. The unarmed plane was shot down by Israeli interceptors 12 miles east of the canal. The TJN was not asked to in- vestigate the incident or to affix blame. Mai. Alois Einspinner in Aus- tria in six months at Post Or- ange has reported only the sounds of practice firing and the demolition of old landmines. "I read a book a says Capt. Bjorn Dablman of Swe- den. The observers, who live in trailers, spend their days cook- ing, cleaning, making radio rer ports, washing dishes, burning garbage, hauling water, fillinj sandbags, maintaining the elec- tric generators and the kero- sene heaters for hot showers. SWIMMING IS BANNED The- post squats right on the banks of the canal, but fishing or Israeli Egyptian troops or, the prohibited. Playing on the canal bank could lead to a NON- DRINKERS deserve to pay less for fire insurance They do at Abstainers'. Because our experience has shown that abstainers have fewer accidents, fewer home fires. That's why we can in- sure for less. if you're a non-drinker, can you afford not to Took into Abstainers' insurance for your home HUNT INSURANCE AGENCIES LTD. T20! 3rd.Ave. S. Phone 328-7777 ABSTAINERS' INSURANCE COMPANY misunderstanding that could ilart shooting. Minefields abound along the canal. Outside each trailer, in case >f shelling or bombs, is an un- derground concrete bunker equipped with a spare radio, reds, mosquito nets, stove, irst-aid kit and rations. Each post is marked with big black UN letters, floodlit at night lo warn off Egyptian en- Israeli fire. During the "war of attrition" before the 1970 cease- :ire, several UN positions were blown to pieces. "The canal may be quiet now, but our job is still worth says Einspinner. "The UN would not spend so much money keeping its here if we were not necessary." The operation cost about million last year. "We are an observation 'and reporting says Crowley at his headquarter a converted railway station in Uae Sinai Desert. "We are not peace en- forcers." The observers admit they miss a lot. Reports to the secretary-general are publisher as Security Council dacuments and distributed to UN mem. bcrs. CLAIM UN FAILED Whether the reports do an; good is a subject of argument Some Arabs and Israelis con- tend that the constant unrest in the Middle East shows the UN has failed. The mandate is to observe and maintain a ceasefire firs ordered by the Security Oounci in violated b, two wars and countless and to assist the Arabs and Is raelis in applying 24-year-olc armistice agreements, which Is rael now ignores. Some Israelis consider the ob- .ervers useless. Some even ar- gue that the UN helped start :ie 1967 war by withdrawing now-defunct UN Emergency rorce from Gaza and the Sinai 'hen Egypt's late President lamal Abdel Nasser told them o go home. But senior UN observer offi cials report that they are "the yes and ears" of the United Nations and "we exevcise a de- gree of moral suasion. Our iresence conslitutes a restrain ng influence." Israel's defence minister Moshe Dayan, has said: "I am not impressed wilh this in they call the ceasefire observers we were naive to agree to their placement." Israelis in general consider the UN, with its heavy Ministe Abba Ebart has called the worl >ody as impotent organization "which would reject the 10 com mandments by a majority Israel, consequently, refuse Lo let UN observers work on it side of the Labanese frontier and since 1967 has quit takin part in mixed armistice com mittee meetings with UN ob servers and the Arabs. Saturday, March 10, 1973 THE LETKBRIDGI HERALD IS Ford recalls school buses DEARBORN, Mich. (AP) _ 'ord Molor Co. said Friday it is ecalling school buses be- cause of possible brake system allures. Ford said it is nolifying own. ers of 699 husep from the 1972 and 1973 model years that nylon air brake tuhes may have been improperly secured lo the chassis and could drop cloM enough to the exhaust to bo melted. The recall also affects M buses in Ford's export market KINSMAN MAKE PRESENTATION Pictured above left Es Bill Johnson, President of the lethbridge Kinsmen, Club, presenting a cheque of 1o Bob Simmons, Director of iho Lelhbridgo Athleiie Association. On tho far right is Rod Draff in, Vice-President of the lelhbrEdge Kinsmen Club, presenting a cheque for to Dob Alexander, Vice-President of the Lelh- bridge Amoleur Swim Club. Thesa funds were made possible from Kfnsmen and KEneHe projecti In lelhbridge. Actress willed bulk of estate NEW YORK (Reutcr) Ac- tress Mary Martin will receive in trust the bulk of the esti- mated estate of her husband, movie producer Rich- ard Halliday. His will was filed for probate Thursday. Miss Martin receives person- al property and the income for life from a trust fund made up of the bulk of the estate. Upon her death, the trust principal will go to a daughter, Mrs. Hel- ler H. Weir, also New York. Halliday died in Brazilia, Bra- zil, March 3. Exact value of his estate will not be known until an acounting is completed. J-7 3-7 AUCTIONEERS KEN HURLBURT. 004041 BOB DYCK 065045 BRANT HURIBURT 063044 ROSS ANNETT 062043 32 32 G. R. (Bob) JACKMAN AUCTION SALE FARM AND RANCH EQUIPMENT ad LIVESTOCK 2 miles North of FORT MACLEOD to Spring Point Road Then 23 miles Wei fond 3 miles North. SATURDAY, MARCH 24 A.M. TERNlS CASH NO RESERVE Lunch served by Spring Point Club TRUCKS AND TRACTORS IHC diesel, cab, torque omplifier, hydraulics, live PTO, very good condition. Formal! M Iractor, belt pulley, PTO, good rubber, chains, complete June up, 1952 CMC 1 ton, hoist, grain box, slock rocks, MISCEUAKEOUS AND SHOP EQUIPMENT 500 gal. 2-comp. fuel tank; 300 gol, single comp. firel tank; 500' plastic pipe; JO roughage mill; Teco chain saw; Caltle squeeze; Feed trough; Log chains; Fence posts; Lum- ber; Wire; Snow fence; Leg vise; Anvil; Shop tools; many other items too numerous lo mention. MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT JD 12' hoe drill, grass seeef attach.; for I. attach.} Transport for JD hoe drill; Grohnm Hoeme 10' cultivator, levers and hyd.; MH Super 26 SP combine with pickup; Farm- hand front end loader, manure bucket, bale pickup; TrOih- masler II' rodweeder; John Deere 50' double disc, tike new; MF 14' SP swolher, very good cond.; picV up reel for 14' MF swather; Farm hand ferris wheel hay rake; 24' field sprayer; 10-bale bale slacker; IHC 4 wheel flat deck farm wagon; grain auger wllh Clinton gas motor; Scoop- a-second 28' loader, rubber wheeled Uans., 10 Kohler motor; Mayralh 24' bale elevator, rubber Irons.; MF No. 12 baler with Wisconsin motor. LIVESTOCK 59 head of Hereford cows to star! calving April 1; 10 head of 3-yr, old Hereford bred heifers; 9 head of 2-yr. old bred Heifers; 20 bead of replacement quality Hereford heifer calves; 1 5-yr. old rog. Hereford bull, blume breeding; 1 4-yr, old reg. Hereford bull, mrller breeding; 1 4-yr. old Buckskin gelding, well broVe ranch horse; 1 9-yr. old boy gelding, well broke, a good ranch horse. NOTE: Bob Jcrcktnan has spent the Tost 30 years building up his cow herd. These cows are as good o commercial ranch herd to be found Anyone looking for ex- cellent foundation females should not miss this opportunity of a lifetime. All females are home rtmed and one iron. SALE CONDUCTED BY IF YOU'RE LOOKING FOR THE DEAL OF A DON'T MISS OUR GREATEST SHOW ON WHEELS GREATEST SELECTION OF DOUBLE WIDES, 14' and 12' WIDES EVER! SUPER SHOW SPECIALS 3 bedroom, fully furnished, cmpeted living room and master bedroom. Reg. SUPER SHOW SPECIAL 3 bedroom, deluxe home, fully furnished. Reg. SUPER SHOW SPECIAL GREG FORSYTH SALES MANAGES OPEN SUNDAY FOR YOUR CONVENIENCE TOTAL HOME LIVING 73 IS ALL ABOUT SEE ANY OF OUR QUALIFIED SALES REPRESENTATIVES JEAN FORSYTH Sales Representative INA IAYCOCK Sales Representative YVONNE NADEAU Saks Representative UNITED MOBILE HOMES IETH. EXHIBITION PAVILION HOTLINE 327-1780 ;