Cecil Rhodes and the Princess
Ruthless and visionary, Cecil Rhodes today personifies all the most extreme characteristics of the Victorian Empire-
What was the hold this determined Polish adventuress had over him? With a passion for cloak-
Rhodes's plan to silence her involved Lord Milner and other highly placed men at the Cape. Evidently she had in her possession documents that were political dynamite; they might, the author believes, have ruined Rhodes and deeply implicated Joseph Chamberlain in the Jameson Raid.
After legal proceedings which make ludicrous reading today, the Princess ended with a two-