The Press-Gazette (Hillsboro OH) 30 OCT 62 P. 3

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The Press-Gazette (Hillsboro OH) 30 OCT 62 P. 3 - sides MARCH OF EVENTS ·EOIMINT HUNTS ITS FAMED...
sides MARCH OF EVENTS ·EOIMINT HUNTS ITS FAMED 'LOST' BUGLE TRADING STAMPS NOW REALLY 110 BUSINESS Tomb of By HENRY CATHCART Central Press Association Washington Writer W ASHINGTON-- The-Third Armored Cavalry Regiment at Ft. Meade, Maryland, to looking for its bugle. But it's not just any bugle. It i* the one that sounded taps at the Interment of the Unknown Soldier in Arlington in 1921 and at burial of President Woodrow Wilson. The bugle belonged to Staff Sgt. Frank Wichey, famed Army bugler who died in 1945. Wichey's widow, whose last address was in Virginia, can't be found. The regiment is hopeful that by publicizing its search a reader will be able to help locate her. The regiment wants the bugle for its mu« scum of flags and other mementoes. Its sen* timental value is so great that, at one time, the bugle was insured for a large sum. Wichey was one of the outstanding buglers produced by the Army. When he sounded taps for the Unknown Soldier the notes were carried by direct telephone wire to old Madison Madison Square Garden in New York and to the Civic Auditorium in San Francisco, where Unknown Soldier thousands of people had assembled to hear the ceremonies. Kissing bugle In addition to \Yilson, Wichey also sounded blew taps. taps at the funerals of such other great men as Chief Justice William Howard Taft, William William Jennings Bryan and many high ranking Army and Officials. The regiment hopes that their search will lead them to inusty attic where the bugle blown by Wichey may still lay. * * * »

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  2. 30 Oct 1962, Tue,
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