GREAT BRITAIN: In Kenya Colony

Loping over the Equatorial highlands of Kenya, about midway along-Africa's Cape Town-to-Cairo all-British backbone, a giraffe ran into a telegraph pole last fortnight and interrupted the African telegraph service the late great Cecil Rhodes was always worrying about. The news humming over the wires before the giraffe butted in would have interested Rhodes.

Exactly the kind of African Colonist Rhodes wanted was Major Geoffrey Selwyn who went to Kenya in 1920 with £1,700, an old wound and his indomitable Wife Helen Eugenie. He bought a farm in...

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