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THE EVENING STAR, Washington, D. C.
FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 1«. 19fll ■ A-30 K** D. C. Area Relatives Get Medals For 2 Soldiers Missing in War t iiiipip * IB' rhl BrppHß ■ | MB m ■ \ mmMmm m& nSUHI w i -^ :^B |||||||g ■ H h * / * MiH&jv ** : s ' il. . » B fl ~*'\ «> fill m mtw y i JB BB B |ppr . $ o, f TL H I I fWm j|f m. 7“ MrapiTOWni > '-> agJy J^JKm 'ft' ■.’iiN: s '^s<’. Maj. Gen, Thomas W. Herren, commander of the Military District of Washington, presents the Silver Star to Ralph Or tenzi, 3. The medal was awarded the child's father, Lt. Carlo J. Ortenzi, who is missing in action in Korea. —U. S. Army Photo. Relatives of two heroic Wash ington area servicemen, missing in action in Korea, yesterday received decorations for their kin. The 3-year-old son of Lt. Carlo J. Ortenzi received the Sil ver Star awarded his father. The mother of Pfc. Theodore J. Bucolo was handed her son’s Bronze Star. The presentations were made by Maj. Gen. Thoms W. Herren, com .mander of the Washington Mili tary District, In ceremonies at his headquarters. Ralph Ortenzi received his father's award in the presence of his mother. They live at 1233 North Glebe road. Arlington. Lt. Ortenzi, a company execu tive officer in the 32d Infantry, was cited for gallantry in action Radio Free Europe Credited With Role In Train's Escape Radio Free Europe was credit ed today with leading to the es-i cape of some of the passengers j aboard the Czech train which; ran through the Iron Curtain into Western Germany this week.; Harold E. Stassen, director of] the National Crusade for Freedom, campaign, telegraphed campaign! headquarters here that at least one of the passengers carried let ters indicating the effectiveness of the radio programs. The announcement came as 3,000 Treasury Department work ers in Washington met at Keith’s Theater to hear appeals for sup port of the 1951 campaign now being conducted by Crusade for' Freedom. At two performances the Treas- ] ury employes heard a recorded' address by Gen. Lucius D. Clay, head of the Crusade, and saw a motion picture, “The Big Truth,”; which shows how Radio Free Europe reaches the anti-Com munist underground behind the Iron Curtain. The Crusade is seeking to enroll 250,000 Washingtonians in the 1951 drive, and hopes to raise at least $50,000 toward the construction of tw’o new radio stations beamed at Poland and Hungary. The one station now in operation reaches Czechoslovakia and other countries dominated by Soviet Russia. The; Crusade’s national campaign goal: this year is 25 million enrolleesj and $35 million. A Czech locomotive engineer, working with a group of passen gers, made a successful dash into the Western zone of Germany on Tuesday by diverting his train near Asch, so it could continue to a West German border station. The scheduled destination was just short of the border. 77 Czechs Back Home After Ride Into Reich WILDENAU, Germany, Sept. 14; (£>). —a group of 77 Czechs who rode into Western Germany j aboard a runaway train returned across the border last night to their Communist-ruled homeland. Another 31 Czechs, including Engineer Frazek Jada, who guided the train in a spectacular flight to freedom, remained in Western Germany. ’l’hey were granted younger-looking - sr 7 ! beautiful skin ‘ftmmVMMik OILS of the WILDERNESS $ 5 jar 3 *”tM There it no cream like it. Puts onto the skin the elements that age, lack of care, and fatigue take away. Changes a tired, fatigued face into one which looks fresh, lovely and younger ... with a cell-moistened look of beauty. LIMITED QUANTITY This will be the last time Oils h^wiioiW*#! of the Wilderness will be offered at this saving to you. ——- Tht Hecht Co., Jelleff's, Kann's, Lansburgh't Woodward & Lothrop • near the Chosin Reservoir last i November. The citation said he 1 continuously exposed himself to enemy fire and displayed skillful . action and brave leadership in ■ protecting his company’s wlth : drawal. > Pfc. Bucolo was In the Second . Division near Kujang-dong when ’ enemy troops engaged his outfit - in hand-to-hand combat. To pro ■ tect a withdrawal, he stayed at his > post firing his rifle and hurling hand grenades until the enemy > overran his position, the citation ! states. t His mother, Mrs. Virginia A. Bucolo, was accompanied by her ■ daughter, Mrs. Shirley Clary, both , of 1216 M street N.E., when she re i ceived her son’s award. political asylum by United States authorities. Uniformed agents of the Czech secret service met the 77 who did not want to become political exiles. The agents put them aboard buses for their return home. The train itself has not been returned. This was to be a topic I for discussion between the Czech i consul in Munich and A. R. Mar- Jtin, the United States resident of ! fleer. U. S. Union Lauds Czech Engineer Who Fled to Reich ty th* Associated Press HORNELL, N. Y.. Sept. 14. , Erie Railroad engineers today . commended the Czechoslovakian engineer who raced his train across the Czech-East German ! frontier into the West German American zone with 108 passen gers. including his own wife and i children. Shirley W. Sherwood, general chairman of the Erie unit of the Brotherhood of Railroad Engi neers, cabled the Czech engineer, Frazek Jarda, in care of United States High Commissioner John J. McCloy. The cable congratulated Mr. Jarda and added: “Free men everywhere will take heart, as will workers now in tyranny, that your courage will prove the pilot engine for others to follow.” Mr. Sherwood said plans were j being made to start a Nation-wide fund to aid the Czech engineer. - Arthur Jmm K. fiMWgll j oI«y » OFPTS : /'.s&'mm f d^B i In CHUjREN’S ; in our NEW Martin, yoon, i. th, .ay to hoppMr -fe.t, oil through tit,. So |lp|r | * JM* thot permits normal foot growth. 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