Extract from the "Cork Examiner" on S. Lester's role in Danzig; summary on Danzig history.
Extract from the "Irish Independent": S. Lester and his family preparing for their move from Geneva to Danzig; life and housekeeping in Geneva; S. Lester's wife invited to the opening of a beauty salon in Dublin.
Extract from the "Journal de Genève" on Danzig before the League of Nations Council.
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.
Extract from the "Irish News": settlement by the League of Nations Council of the problem of the Danzig Nazi Government's hostility to S. Lester by appointing him Under Secretary-General of the League of Nations; S. Lester's opposition to Nazi methods made him the object of Nazis' violent attacks.
Extract from the "Echo de Varsovie": A. Greiser's two violent speeches made at Geneva against the League of Nations; A. Greiser stated, however, that Danzig wanted to keep good relationships with Poland; historical facts on Danzig and its Polish population.
Extract from the "Völkischer Beobachter" on S. Lester's qualifications: "... he will be a good and honourable mediator between the Free-town and the Poles", "... he possesses the best qualifications for the purpose".