Before and After in Carleton Place — Be True to your School


Before- The Prince of Wales High School Carleton Place on High Street


Photo from the Carleton Place and Beckwith Heritage Museum Carleton Place Canadian newspaper files.


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March 28th 1973-Ottawa Journal



Historical Fact:

T.B. Caswell, headmaster of the Carleton Place school, had occasion to punish some pupils in his room.  Among them was the son of the Reeve Mr. Steele who felt so aggrieved that he undertook to punish the teacher for which he will have to answer at the next Quarter session.

Judging from the number of complaints made to the Board of Education at Carleton Place about the undue severity there must be quite a number of people in that town who are wiser than Solomon for we have his authority for saying “spare the rod”.  We will “spoil the child”.  A parent should rarely side with a pupil in the matter of discipline. –Almonte Gazette


About lindaseccaspina

Before she laid her fingers to a keyboard, Linda was a fashion designer, and then owned the eclectic store Flash Cadilac and Savannah Devilles in Ottawa on Rideau Street from 1976-1996. She also did clothing for various media and worked on “You Can’t do that on Television”. After writing for years about things that she cared about or pissed her off on American media she finally found her calling. She is a weekly columnist for the Sherbrooke Record and documents history every single day and has over 6500 blogs about Lanark County and Ottawa and an enormous weekly readership. Linda has published six books and is in her 4th year as a town councillor for Carleton Place. She believes in community and promoting business owners because she believes she can, so she does.

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