Denmark's elongated King, Christian X, dislikes hitches. Things can never run too smoothly to suit the precise mind of the six-foot-five-inch ruler, and yet recently a number of annoying little accidents have happened to His Majesty. A fat Frenchman fell over his feet in the theatre at Cannes (TIME, Feb. 25). He paid a State Visit to Madrid, only to have the Queen-Mother of Spain die suddenly (TIME, Feb. 18). So it has gone. Last week King Christian returned to Denmark from the Riviera, determined that if possible, this voyage should be...

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