Violent incidents in Danzig discussed with A. Greiser, President of the Danzig Senate; Note on S. Lester's report to the League of Nations on Danzig; Countess Finkenstein, big German land-owner in the East, on A. Forster's regarded as a disaster for Danzig and his possible removal; League of Nations' authority to be saved; Countess Finkenstein's talks with B. Mussolini and A. Hitler; talks about Italo-German rapprochment.
Extract from the "Danziger Morgenzeitung" : struggle for the German cause and for National-Socialism in separated Danzig; action against the Danzig High Commissioner and the League of Nations; no need of another League of Nations High Commissioner; Poland's rights in Danzig.
Extract from the "Danziger Vorposten": main objective to create a proud, free, powerful and happy Germany; Germans in Danzig did not want to be separated from the Reich; Germans able to govern themselves without any Jews.
Press interview: further to an article published by the "Krakauer Illustrierte Kurier" of 24 January 1934, under the title "Mr. Forster must disappear from Danzig", the Danzig reporter of the "Deutsche Zeitung" asked President H. Rauschning to answer the three following questions: 1. Danzig's policy of peace 2. Measures concerning formation of prices 3. State and Party.
Extract from "Le Temps": violent attack on S. Lester and his administration by German Authorities and by A. Forster following the slight directed against S. Lester by the captain of the visiting German cruiser "Leipzig", A. Forster's declaration accusing S. Lester of undue interference in Danzig internal affairs, and of protecting Opposition Parties, A. Forster's statement that a High Commissioner in Danzig was useless.
Extract from the "Daily Mail" on the decision taken by A. Greiser, President of the Danzig Senate and A. Forster, Danzig Nazi leader, to organise a regular "army" in Danzig based on the Reichswehr model.
Excerpt from "The Times" regarding the role of the Regional Chief of the Nazi Party in Danzig, A. Forster.
Extract from the "Daily Telegraph": S. Lester's departure from Danzig caused consternation among the opponents of the Nazi regime, and satisfaction among the Nazis, who regarded S. Lester as an obstacle to the establishment of a totalitarian State in Danzig, it was mainly a victory for A. Forster.