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    South Australia - Crime, Law and Punishment



    Also see Adelaide - Gaols, Reformatories and the Law

    "The Cat-o'-Nine-Tails in 1855" is in the Register,
    6 and 10 February 1855, pages 3d and 3b.

    "The Lash - A Plea for the Prisoners" is in the Register, 27 October 1855, page 3e:

    The Flogging Act" is in the Register,
    25 and 26 July 1866, pages 3c-d and 3a.

    "Flogging" is the cause for debate in the Register,
    18, 21 and 24 May 1869, pages 3d, 3g and 2h,
    21 October 1869, page 3f.

    "The Punishment of Flogging" is in the Register, 26 April 1875, page 4e:

    Two men were sentenced to 25 strokes each of the lash - see Register,
    22 March 1877, page 4g.

    "Flogging and Imprisonment" is in the Register,
    7 March 1883, page 4f,
    "Flogging Prisoners" is in the Observer,
    10 March 1883, page 39b:

    "Floggings at the Gaol" is in the Register,
    13 December 1883, page 5d,
    15 December 1883, page 29d,
    15 December 1883, page 21c:

    "The Cat-O'-Nine-Tails" is in the Express,
    8 May 1884, page 2c.

    "Public Flogging" is in the Chronicle,
    3 May 1884, page 13b,
    16 December 1884, page 5a,
    "The Penalties of Flogging" is in the Register,
    7 January 1886, pages 4h-6g.

    "The Boy Elliot" is in the Register,
    1 July 1889, page 5b.

    "They Deserve the Lash" is in the Observer,
    4 March 1893, page 31a.

    "A Prisoner Flogged" is in the Register,
    16 April 1903, page 4f,
    18 April 1903, page 33e.

    "Long Sentences or the Cat" is in the Register,
    9 June 1903, page 4c.

    "Boys Ordered Whipping [for throwing stones]" is in the Register,
    4 February 1905, page 6h.

    "The Flogging of Criminals" in the Advertiser,
    15 March 1911, page 8c,
    "The Lash" on
    29 October 1912, page 8e.

    "Wanted, a Flagellator" is in the Register,
    28 March 1913, page 6f.

    "Whipping Boys" is in the Register,
    25 June 1914, page 6h.

    "Indecency and the Lash" is discussed in the Observer,
    25 May 1915, page 27e,
    22 May 1918, page 6b,
    "The Cat-O'-Nine-Tails - Flogging Ancient and Modern" on
    22 May 1918, page 6h.

    "The Lash as a Deterrent" is in the Register,
    13 July 1918, pages 6d-7b.

    "Give the Lash - Cure for Debased Men" is in The Mail,
    6 May 1922, page 2d.

    "The Lash Ordered" is in the Advertiser,
    17 November 1922, page 10f.

    "Whipped and Warned" is in the Register,
    7 March 1923, page 10a.

    "Two Years and a Whipping" is in the Register,
    8 December 1923, page 11d.

    "Assaults on Girls - Flogging Advocated" is in the Advertiser,
    15 and 16 December 1926, pages 14e and 9e.

    "Whipping and Five Years" is in the Observer,
    15 September 1928, page 20e.

    "Lash as Punishment" is in The News,
    11 November 1929, page 5c,
    "Should the Lash be Used?" on
    17 October 1932, page 4d.

    "Flogging Rare in South Australia" is in the Advertiser,
    10 October 1932, page 9e,
    "Should Flogging be Abolished" on
    24 July 1934, page 18d.

    "The Lash for Brutal Crimes" is in The News,
    21 January 1935, page 4d.

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