Geneva, 90th session of the League of Nations Council - A. Eden's declaration at opening of Council debate on Danzig situation; A. Greiser's, President of the Danzig Senate, declaration; social life: dinner with J. Avenol, J. Beck, Litvinov, Titulesco, Monch, Haar, Aras; work on draft report.
Geneva, 90th session of the League of Nations Council - Soviet move against Uruguay; work with F.P. Walters and J. Avenol on draft report on Danzig; reactions of Poles Danzigers; reactions of German Press and English Press.
Events of past six weeks - New Danzig government policy; role of Hitler; riots in Poland, anti-sovietism; session with Danzig Senate; possible renewal of S. Lester's mandate; 11 May session of League of Nations; Abyssinia; S. Lester's re-appointment: A. Eden, J. Avenol; future League of Nations position in Danzig; disarray in Geneva; Dublin reaction to work in Danzig; American Shoe Club: collection of shoes that have been worn by men of renown.
Von Neurath's opposition to the Anschluss was one of the reasons of his dismissal; A. Forster's role, trip to Italy, Poland; Danzig and German plebiscite; poor press reporting; A. Hitler on the role of Danzig between Poland and Germany; the League of Nations has lost in Danzig; 2000 Jews in Danzig still trust in the League of Nations.
Confidential draft minutes on the meetings held from 22 to 25 January 1937 by the Committee of Three composed of Great-Britain, France and Portugal replaced then by Sweden; comments made by J. Avenol, A. Eden and Y. Delbos on Polish-Danzig agreement; memo in French of 11 January 1937 from J. Beck to A. Eden on Polish-Danzig agreement.
Restricted discussion in the Volkstag on public accounts; recruitment of Danzig citizens for the German army.
Walls of a Catholic church defaced with insulting inscriptions by Hitler Jugend boys.
Talks between S. Lester and Boettcher on outstanding questions, recruitment in Danzig for the German army, the comparative tranquillity with regard to Danzig but the fact that the present policy of cooperation might disappear after the May Session, the failure in trying to unify the different political Parties, the German press attacks on the High Commissioner, the press comments on the anniversary of the 1935 elections.
A. Forster's public declaration denying new elections in Danzig requested by the National Socialist Party; A. Forster's and National Socialist Party's efforts to heal breach between sections of the German population of Danzig; S. Lester on A. Forster's public declarations that he acted as a representative of A. Hitler and that after the Rhineland "coup" Danzig would be next.
Speech by Major Bethke, new commander of the Schutzpolizei; role of the Schutzpolizei.