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[per press association.] Sydney, July 22. The Marine Officers' Association has' declined to accept the condition sought to be imposed upon them by the shipowners, that they should not affiliate with any labor organisations. They have asked for a conference with the owners within a fortnight. At the Conference to-day, between the Seamen's Union and the steamship owners the business transacted was only of a preliminary character, and an adjournment was made until Thursday. The owners will consider the proposals of the Officers' Association to-morrow. Melbouene, July 22. The ship owners have announced their intention not to grant any further concessions, except m the case of officers, and have signed a bond providing for a defence fund. The seamen are determined to enforce their demands, and propose cabling to England for steamers if the owners insist - m their refusal. At the sales of racing stock Oakleigh was sold to Mr Crippa for 300gs, Donald to Mr Phillips for 300gs, Titokowaru to Mr Inglis for 675g5, Yatapa to Mr Jenkins for 500gs. Lochiel was sold privately. Hales is sftid to be purchaser and the price about IOOOgs. The New Zealand horse Cuirassier has been heavily backed to win the Melbourne Cup. Adelaide, July 22. Mr J. Cowan, member for Yatala, and Mr Bullimore, an electrician, were killed to-day at a railway crossing. The horse attached to the buggy m which they were riding jibbed on the rails, and an engine dashed into the vehicle, smashing it into atoms. Both gentlemen were killed instantly.

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AUSTRALIAN., Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2472, 23 July 1890

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AUSTRALIAN. Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2472, 23 July 1890