"There is no doubt that there are boys in the schools who would be benefited by a good sound whipping if administered by a teacher with a firm steady hand, actuated by a tender heart." - Charles A. Carleton, Chairman of the Westbrook School Committee in 1894-95 annual report of Westbrook schools.
Source: Report of the City of Westbrook: 1894-1895 (Westbrook, Maine: Chronicle Steam Print, 1895)
- John C.L. Morgan