Discussion with Locht, Belgian representative, and von Radowitz, German Consul General, on Hitler's coup-de-force; ex-President Ziehm on S. Lester's actions (Ziehm was German Nationalist President of the Senate).
Noë's prophecies and fears on the outcome of the German situation, prospects of war; Hitler's speech in Munich; German conditions to accept the invitation to attend the League of Nations Council; comments on dictatorships, Hitler and Mussolini.
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.
Danzig situation; A. Greiser's, President of the Danzig Senate, and A. Forster's speeches; A. Greiser's attitude, Hitler's position; conversation with Papee, Polish Minister.
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.
Announcement by Hitler of re-occupation of demilitarized zone and of readiness to replace Locarno Pact by non-agression-pacts with France and Belgium, and to make pact with Lithuania regarding Poland's access to the sea.
Hitler's Bombshell created consternation in Europe, follow-up of Hitler's announcement, reactions of France, Great-Britain and Poland, France has appealed to the Council of the League of Nations.
Oath to A. Hitler also taken in Danzig by members of the National Socialist Party, SA and SS; Catholic meeting to celebrate the establishment of the Catholic Youth; President A. Greiser's appeal to Danzig people to vote on the question of the Centre Party's (Zentrum) petition; "Warsaw Kurrier" on Danzig elections: Danzig status might be endangered by a victory of the National Socialists; talks between S. Lester and Senator Huth in charge of Public Works and Economics in the Senate on the Centre Party's denunciations, (Huth was candidate for the Senate presidency when H. Rauschning left); Huth's supporters included Linksmeyer (German Leader of the SA) and von Wnuck (President of the Volkstag); two warnings given to the Social Democrat newspaper "Volkstimme" by the Police President further to articles on the Harbour workers' conditions and on separatism.