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    includes data on 'Blacklegs' e.g. Boswell @ Echuca and Bendigo

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  1. Advertising
    The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Saturday 24 April 1880 p 1 Advertising
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    2014-11-26 13:35:17.0

    'Missing Friends' is this 'our' William Boswell railway enginedriver at Echuca?

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  2. BENT "ECONOMY" AND FIRST AND SECOND-CLASS CASTES.
    The Tocsin (Melbourne, Vic. : 1897 - 1906) Thursday 11 December 1902 p 6 Article
    Abstract: Bent's economical brain, in evolving the quaintly original schems of giving some men nine-yearly free passes and other men two-yearly passes to ventu ... 1188 words
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  3. Wodonga & Towong Sentinel. FRIDAY, APRIL 24, 1903.
    Wodonga and Towong Sentinel (Vic. : 1885 - 1954) Friday 24 April 1903 p 2 Article
    Abstract: THE public servants of Victoria will fall into a serious error should they follow, the advice of certain of their leaders, and seek the intervention ... 2365 words
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  4. THE SITUATION IN BENDIGO. RAILWAY COMMUNICATION OUR OFF. ONE TRAIN FROM ECHUCA.
    Bendigo Advertiser (Vic. : 1855 - 1918) Monday 11 May 1903 p 5 Article
    Abstract: The citizens of Bendigo woke up on Saturday morning, 9th May, 1903, to find that the first railway strike in the history of Victoria had taken place. ... 2872 words
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    VR Traffic Inspector M'Kee / Loco Inspector Harrison; Enginedrivers:- Lowden / Hulse / Boswell.
    Article re-published 'Australian Railway Enthusiast' magazine Dec 2014, with a PRO-V photo of Bendigo Engine Sheds c. 1900

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  5. THE RAILWAY TROUBLE GOVERNMENT STILL CONFIDENT. LENGTHY CABINET MEETING. MANIFESTO BY THE STRIKERS. THEY PLAGE THEIR POSITION BEFORE THE PUBLIC. APPLICATIONS COMING IN FREELY.
    Geelong Advertiser (Vic. : 1859 - 1929) Tuesday 12 May 1903 p 2 Article
    Abstract: Monday. At Spencer-street excellent arrangements were made from an early hour. A strong body of police was on duty at all 317 words
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  6. THE RAILWAYS STRIKE. A SLIGHTLY IMPROVED SERVICE. ONE HUNDRED ENGINEERS IN TRAINING. THE RAILWAY COMMISSIONER SATISFIED WITH THE PROGRESS MADE. THE PREMIER FIRM AND CONFIDENT. THE ...
    The Ballarat Star (Vic. : 1865 - 1924) Tuesday 12 May 1903 p 1 Article
    Abstract: Though, the efforts of the strikers have inflicted untold suffering on the poorer classes, and considerable inconvenience upon the commercial section ... 9468 words
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  7. THE STATIONS WELL GUARDED. DR HOLLIS EXPELLED FROM THE PLATFORM. NINE CAB LOADS OF FIREMEN ARRIVE. POLICE ACTING LOYALLY. MORE BUSINESS PLACES CLOSED. ENGINEDRIVERS' MANIFESTO. FIG...
    Mount Alexander Mail (Vic. : 1854 - 1917) Tuesday 12 May 1903 p 2 Article
    Abstract: At both Spencer-street and Flinders-street strong bodies of police have kept the gates closed against all comers except those who were genuine passen ... 574 words
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  8. AFFAIRS IN ECHUCA. VERY QUIET YESTERDAY. TRAIN TO MELBOURNE GETS THROUGH. ALSO FROM MELBOURNE TO ECHUCA MAILS AND PAPERS DELIVERED.
    The Riverine Herald (Echuca, Vic. : Moama, NSW : 1869 - 1954; 1998 - 2000) Tuesday 12 May 1903 p 2 Article
    Abstract: Matters in connection with the strike were very quiet yesterday, so far as Echuca was concerned. The Deniliquin and Moama Co. ran a train down, arriv ... 261 words
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  9. THE STRIKE OUTLOOK. GOVERNMENT WARMLY SUPPORTED. PREMIER'S IMPORTANT STATEMENT. EXCELLENT WORK BY THE DEPARTMENT. FINE IMPROVEMENT IN SERVICE. THE MEN INVITE OVERTURES.
    The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Tuesday 12 May 1903 p 5 Article Illustrated
    Abstract: If there was over any doubt as to the attitude of the Victorian public towards their servants in revolt, it has been cleared away definitely by the 28461 words
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  10. VERY FEW PICKETS. WORK OF THE NEW MEN. LOCO, FOREMAN DELIGHTED.
    Hamilton Spectator (Vic. : 1870 - 1918) Wednesday 13 May 1903 p 3 Article
    Abstract: The engines yesterday were dirty and uncared for. To-day they are clean and bright. The officials state that country trains 102 words
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  11. A LOYALISTS' FUND.
    Bendigo Advertiser (Vic. : 1855 - 1918) Wednesday 13 May 1903 p 3 Article
    Abstract: The suggestion has been made that we should receive subscriptions towards a fund in recognition of the loyalty of those enginedrivers, firemen and cl ... 185 words
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  12. A STARTLING STATEMENT BY DRIVER ROSWELL. TAMPERING WITH AN ENGINE DESPITE POLICE PROTECTION.
    The Riverine Herald (Echuca, Vic. : Moama, NSW : 1869 - 1954; 1998 - 2000) Wednesday 13 May 1903 p 3 Article
    Abstract: As previously stated, says a Bendigo exchange, Loco. Inspector Harrison, accompanied Driver Boswell on the engine attached to the train which left fo ... 416 words
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    2018-01-03 16:46:54.0

    Boswell Drv-in-Chg, Echuca., sabotage claim by Railways

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  13. IMPROVED TRAIN SERVICE.
    Bendigo Advertiser (Vic. : 1855 - 1918) Wednesday 13 May 1903 p 2 Article
    Abstract: Shortly after daylight yesterday morning a train left for Korong Yale, the route being familiar as the Inglewood line. Driver E. Hogan had charge of ... 563 words
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  14. SATURDAY'S NEWS.
    Cobram Courier (Vic. : 1888 - 1954) Thursday 14 May 1903 p 5 Article
    Abstract: The engine drivers came out on strike at midnight on Friday, some of the men leaving their engines on the rails instead of "housing" them. The 471 words
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  15. SITUATION AT MARYBOROUGH
    Kerang New Times (Vic. : 1901 - 1918) Friday 15 May 1903 p 2 Article
    Abstract: At a meeting of the Stock Exchange on Tuesday the following resolution was unanimously carried :--"That this Exchange, while deploring the 820 words
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    Kerang & Koondrook Tram @ Bendigo

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  16. [?]AT PORT MELBOURNE SHEDS.
    The Age (Melbourne, Vic. : 1854 - 1954) Saturday 16 May 1903 p 10 Article
    Abstract: The listless group of strikers hanging round the Port Melbourne engine sheds were electrified when the news was received, and in an incredibly short ... 204 words
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  17. TUESDAY'S PROCEEDINGS.
    The Australasian (Melbourne, Vic. : 1864 - 1946) Saturday 16 May 1903 p 36 Article
    Abstract: The effect of the proclamation by the Governor, forbidding unlawful assembling in the streets, and notifying the public that the police had received ... 673 words
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  18. BALLOTING FOR MEN. 220 DRIVERS CHOSEN.
    Camperdown Chronicle (Vic. : 1877 - 1954) Tuesday 19 May 1903 p 3 Article
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  19. The Riverine Herald PUBLISHED DAILY. ECHUCA: WEDNESDAY, MAY 27, 1903. OPENING OF THE FEDERAL PARLIAMENT.
    The Riverine Herald (Echuca, Vic. : Moama, NSW : 1869 - 1954; 1998 - 2000) Wednesday 27 May 1903 p 2 Article
    Abstract: THE Commonwealth Parliament was opened yesterday by the Governor-General, Lord Tennyson, for its second session, and it may be parenthetically remark ... 1753 words
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    Photo's Harrison

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  20. The "Loyal" Blacklegs. THEIR NAMES AND ADDRESSES.
    The Tocsin (Melbourne, Vic. : 1897 - 1906) Thursday 11 June 1903 p 7 Article
    Abstract: Herewith is given another instalment of the names and addresses of the individuals who blacklegged during the recent railway strike. Further 376 words
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  21. COUNTRY NEWS. BALLARAT.
    The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Thursday 18 June 1903 p 7 Article
    Abstract: The seizure by the police on Friday of 240 indecent photographs and several pamphlets of an obscene character led to William Walker, secondhard book ... 3655 words
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  22. THE RAILWAY SERVICE. SOME REMARKABLE STATEMENTS.
    The Age (Melbourne, Vic. : 1854 - 1954) Saturday 26 September 1903 p 12 Article
    Abstract: It has already been pointed out in "The Age" that the policy of retrenchment lately inaugurated in the Railway department has pressed with what appea ... 652 words
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  23. REINSTATEMENT OF RAILWAY MEN.
    Geelong Advertiser (Vic. : 1859 - 1929) Wednesday 16 December 1903 p 1 Article
    Abstract: The Railway Commissioners have decided, in accordance with the decision of the Government, to reinstate the following members 88 words
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    Incl - W.H.Hulse - Clerk

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  24. THE RAILWAY STRIKE. REINSTATEMENTS.
    The Australasian (Melbourne, Vic. : 1864 - 1946) Saturday 19 December 1903 p 45 Article
    Abstract: Following on the Full Court decision in the case of Williames v. the Railway Commissioners, the Government has decided that the officers of railway s ... 145 words
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  25. WODONGA.
    Ovens and Murray Advertiser (Beechworth, Vic. : 1855 - 1918) Saturday 21 May 1904 p 1 Article
    Abstract: Under the "determination of the Victorian Railway Commissioners," the following local and locally-known railway employes have been officially reinsta ... 275 words
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    Lists of re-instated staff

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  26. Barrier Miner. TUESDAY, DECEMBER 27, 1904. THE TENDER MERCIES.
    Barrier Miner (Broken Hill, NSW : 1888 - 1954) Tuesday 27 December 1904 p 2 Article
    Abstract: WE have it on the very highest authority that the tender mercies of the wicked are cruel, and our experience day by day teaches 901 words
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    J.J.Kewish - Compensation

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  27. A RAILWAY CASE. MR GEORGE BROWN'S CLAIM AGAINST THE COMMISSIONER.
    Gippsland Times (Vic. : 1861 - 1954) Monday 15 May 1905 p 3 Article
    Abstract: The Full Court (the Chief Justice, Mr Justice Holroyd, and Mr Justice Beckett) was, on Thursday, engaged in hearing at special case relating to the a ... 421 words
    • Text last corrected on 22 July 2015 by ShunterSnell
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    Geo Brown CME's Grandfather!

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  28. AN ENGINE-DRIVER'S PENSION.
    Geelong Advertiser (Vic. : 1859 - 1929) Tuesday 16 May 1905 p 1 Article
    Abstract: The question whether George Brown, engine-driver, is entitled to compensation, has been engaging the attention of the Full Court for a day or two. Mr ... 99 words
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    Geo Brown - G'father to CME Brown

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