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dignity of Knight-Comradeship of the same order in 1915.

    Sir William Clark found himself back home when the war had half-way run its course and his services were at once requisitioned by the President of the Board of Trade, who made him Comptroller-General of its Commercial Intelligence Department. His functions were of a varied character, but their main objective was the ensuing of a sufficiency of food supplies for Great Britain, which was then beginning to feel the menace of the German sub-marine campaign. Clark was in close touch with comportment constitutes a most interesting experiment which will be watched with interest both throughout the British Commonwealth an in other countries, but it is not altogether a novelty in British history, for during the period when Great Britain and Hanover were ruled by the same king, they exchanged diplomatic representatives.