University of Saskatchewan displays peculiar will in Law Library

The University of Saskatchewan invites media to attend a conversation with Bob Hannay, the last surviving witness of the Harris tractor fender rescue mission. Cecil Harris, a Saskatchewan farmer wrote his will on a tractor fender after being trapped under the machine. The will consists of 16 words scratched on the fender, and reads: "In case I die in this mess I leave all to the wife. Cecil Geo. Harris." Friday, October 25, 2013 2:30 pm Law Library 15 Campus Drive University of Saskatchewan

The event will feature a short introduction by Professor Doug Surtees, College of Law and a sit down conversation between Geoff Ellwand, a writer with Lawyers' Weekly and Bob Hannay.
The etched fender remained on file at the Kerrobert Courthouse until 1996 when it was turned over to the College of Law for public display. The knife and fender can be seen on the main floor of the College of Law library.
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Sarah Trefiak
Communications and Alumni Relations Officer
University of Saskatchewan
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