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ordinary certificate in butter making:—Miss j Hannah Lewis, Cwm, Llanllwchaiarn, New- town, 1161 marks; Miss Elizabeth Pugh, Lower Brithdir, Berriew, 1161 Miss Maggie Macgavin, Arthur Street, Montgomery, 1131 Miss Matilda Jane Pugh, New House, Sarn, near Newtown, 111; Mrs Zipporah Owen, Nag's Head, Garthmyl, 110; Mrs Elizabeth Cookson, Lower Garthmyl 110; Mrs Jane Evans, New House, Llifion, Berriew, 103J. The first prize of Æ3, open to the candid- ates for the ordinary certificate in butter making, who were not competitors for the advanced certificate, was awarded to Miss E. B- Harvey, Sylfaen centre, and Miss Hannah Lewis, and Miss Elizabeth Pugh, Montgomery centre, were equal for the second prize of X2. These prizes are offered through the college by the Phoenix Oil Mill Company, Liverpool. Among those present during the progress of the examination at Sylfaen were Mr Humphreys-Owen and Mr Marshall Dug- p c dale, at the Montgomery the visitors included Mr and Mrs Fairies-Humphreys and Mrs Humphr jys-0 wen. The examiners expressed themselves fulls satisfied with the work done at the diffierent centres. During the past season a consider- able amount of work has been done at several centres in the coantry by means of the travelling dairy, which has been in charge of Miss Johnstone, the instructress in butter making at the school, to w teaching at the school and at the ou,id,- centres the improved theoretical knowledge shown by the candidates is mainly due. Since undertaking her duties at Sylfaen two years ago. Miss Johnstone had not only taken the college advanced certificate in general dairy work, but attended the special dairy class for teachers at Bangor during last February, and thus has excellent quali fications for carrying on the work entrusted to her. In the conduct of this examination great care is taken that candidates have a thorough practical, as well as a the- oretical kuowledga of dairy work in th9 sub- jects covered by them, and it is satief Ldory to find that these certificates are now recog- nised by competent authorities as excellent testimonials.