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TRAPPING THE JUDGES.

The " Walmate Times" of Saturday aaya : — A rich Btory has oropped ap m oonnectlon with the judging ot dairy produce nt a recent agricultural show, held r.ot a hundred mi'ei from this district. Two ladiei resolved to exhibit fresh and powdered bun or i»t tho show, bu f it wbb agreed that only one of thrm shonld have the exhibits. Accordingly one of tbe exhibitors made and prepared the butter all from one churning, and entered ir. a* four exhibits, two In the fresh butter cl-:: a and twe m tho powdered btrter class, but r» f cMI-»" rjnrt"- PJitn"R. T'l d II ' time the juries oame to parlorua their pm t of the work, and m making their nwardt they plaofd ntrn of tr-e entries of freßh butter fit Bt, bat the othoc entry was out of the running altogether With the powdered batter one exhibit was allotted second prfz*, while tho other Was described by the judges »s very good, but too salt, and leoured no award. The number of entries m eaoh ohss was the simo, and reaohed nearly a dozon. Pvrhapa such a test was hardly fair to tho jadgea, but certainly It showed tbe fallibility of their judgment. Evidently they had lost their power of discernment by too muoh taatlDg.

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TRAPPING THE JUDGES., Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 1999, 28 November 1888

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TRAPPING THE JUDGES. Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 1999, 28 November 1888

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