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WESTWARD WOMAN;S INSTITUTE.

   At the March meeting each member had the privilege  of inviting a friend.
The president introduced Miss. PETTY of London ("the  Pudding Lady), who gave
a demonstration on cookery. She was accorded a hearty  vote of thanks, on
proposition of Mrs. ROPER, seconded by Miss. GARNER. There  were 54 entries for a
baking competition, in which eight prizes were given.  These were judged by
Miss. PETTY and the following were the prize winners:

Sultana Cake:

1. Mrs. WOODBRIDGE, Overgreen

2. Miss BOWMAN, Ray's Lodge

Jam Tart:

1. Miss. GARNER, Reathwaite

2. Mrs. J. MITCHELSON, Church Hill

Queen Cakes:

1. Mrs. GARNER

2. Mrs. T. GRAHAM, Brackenthwaite

Four Small Pastries:

1. Mrs. HENDERSON, Brackenlands

2. Mrs. MITCHELSON

The daffodil bulb competition was also held this month and successful
members were:

1. Miss. Mabel LOWES, High Hall

2. Mrs. MITCHELSON.

During the evening a drawing took place for a fruit loaf given by Mrs.
MAXWELL, Waverbridge; a friend gave a second prize and Mrs. ROPER a third. These
were won by:

1. Miss. LITTLE, Sunny Bank

2. Miss. Mabel LOWES

3. Miss. HOLMES, Brownrigg.

After co-operative supper, games were enjoyed, prizes being won by Misses  S.
LOWES, D. ROPER and Mary LOWES.