DENMARK: A Bad Scare

According to the Danish newspaper, Klokken Fern, King Christian X, aged 53, spent several hours in a highly nervous condition after having received a letter threatening destruction of his country residence, and the murder of the Queen, the Crown Prince and himself.

Precautionary measures were taken: sentinels doubled, ball ammunition issued, etc. Nothing happened. The Chief of Police at Copenhagen said he thought the letter was from a lunatic.


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