A meeting of the West Cheshire Farmers' Defence Association was held on Saturday, Mr Samuel Wade presiding. Mr. W. Foulkes Lowe, analyst for Flint, Carnarvon, Anglesey, and district, and for the city of Chester, read a paper on "Chemical preservatives and colouring matters and the their use in connection with dairy produce." He said the use of preservatives enabled the foreigner to compete unfairly with English farmers. {{COUNTERPOINT }}