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.
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 Matin" on the political crisis between H. Rauschning, President of the Danzig national-socialist Senate and A. Forster, chief of the national-socialist party of the Free City of Danzig: A. Forster's desire to supplant H. Rauschning.
Excerpt from the "Scotsman" regarding the positions of A. Greiser, A. Forster and S. Lester in Danzig; comments on the Nazi suppression of opposition parties in Danzig and S. Lester's protest to the League of Nations Council.
Extract from the "Daily Herald": in this article, Elizabeth Wiskemann compared the Free City of Danzig to a concentration camp; since 1933 the Government of Danzig was Nazi; a close collaboration existed between A. Greiser President of the Danzig Senate and A. Forster leader of the Nazi Party; Nazis used violence, terrorism, and corruption; judges were obliged to give pro-Nazi verdicts; the task of the League of Nations High Commissioner at Danzig was difficult since he had duties but no power; two press photographs and a small map.
Extract from "Le Figaro": A. Forster's speech attacking S. Lester's action as Danzig High Commissioner; huge demonstrations in Poland against the new decrees issued by the Danzig Nazi Government; talks between Polish representatives (the president Moscicki, the general Rydz-Smigly and the Foreign Minister J. Beck) on the situation in Danzig; Geneva awaiting S. Lester's report on Danzig; Italian neutrality regarding Danzig.
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.
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.