Extract from the "London Evening News": S. Lester appointed High Commissioner of Danzig by the League of Nations Council - S. Lester's appointment supported by J. Simon, Britain's Foreign Secretary - The Polish Foreign Minister objected to having any representative of a Great Power in which he included representatives of the British Dominions, as High Commissioner at Danzig - As a result of the French delegate Paul Boncour's intervention, the Polish representatives withdrew their objections to S. Lester's election - Chronology of events on Danzig.
Photograph only with a legend in German.
Extract from the "Kölnische Zeitung": S. Lester welcomed at Danzig as High Commissioner.
Extract from the "Journal des Nations" no. 718: border dispute regarding Amazon basin between Equator and Peru, Equator informed the League of Nations it invited Peru to negotiate, proof of the League of Nations credibility in Latin America, since Equator not being a League of Nations Member State was not obliged to inform the League of Nations of its negotiations with Peru; this article refers to S. Lester when he was President of the League of Nations Council for the Leticia dispute between Colombia and Peru.
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.