From Elizabeth Lloyd, The Story of a Community
[This is assuming "Mr. C" is Major Clark]
The general handy-man and factotum pasted cut-up cereal boxes all over the large "lantern" window or sky-light over the main staircase. We looked up and read of Shredded Wheat, Puffed Wheat, Cornflakes and all the well-known brands - they stared down at us. "Oh dear," said Miss Dave, "I don't think Miss Leila will like it." "Miss Davies," said Mr.C. "it doesn't matter what Miss Leila likes and doesn't like, this is war".