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June 10, 1932     Quad City Herald
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June 10, 1932

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BREWSTER HERALD Friday, June 10, 193;2 THE FEATHERHEADS There Are All Sor cf Srffiles ,/t, ,, J , //{ D|DM'T I .' AND }'} ,,& SMILE. 7/) 114 OFFCE_ y//" I THouG-t-.II" = .? I FINNEY OF THE FORCE P23k'. "Notice Is Given--? ,I 'I GEORGE WASHINGTON'S . ON his return again to Williamsburg, Wash- ingfon repaired to Raleigh Tavern while the terms of hi surrender at Great Meadows were being anslated. It was discovered that he had signed an admission that he was an assassin in his affaek on Jumonville. Gov. Dinwiddie went into a rage. The young man, in a ern yet respectful demeanor, heard the governor through and then explained that the mistake was due to the fa& that the governor had not supplied him with a competent interpreter. With that, Washington threw the papers on the table and dosed the incident. i ORE in mind and heart, Washington resigned his commission in the Virginia militia and returned once more to Mount Vernon. He would often remark that a good iff ride would jolt trouble from his mind, and when again in communion with Nature theper- plexities of military duty were soon left behind. "How mueh more delightful" he wrote, "to an undebauehed mind is the task of making imp,'ovemenfs on the earth than all the vainglory which can be acquired by ravish- ing it the mo upfed eareer of conquer."