10 APRIL 1920, Page 2

The Danish political crisis subsided as quickly as it had

arisen. The Socialists, who had threatened a general strike because the King had dismissed the late Premier, Dr. Zahie, quickly saw that such " direct action " would annoy the public and ensure their defeat in the coming elections. On Sunday last the political leaders came to an agreement by which the Rigsdag should meet and pass a new franchise law, under which elections would be held, if possible, this month. The non-political Ministry appointed by the King was -replaced by another Ministry of a similar kina.'ffilrCketetut-Rbviiion will give the Danes an opportunity of expressing their 'opinion of Dr. ZIA& "rithatit- fear of reprisals from his friends in Berlin.