Extract from the "Independent" on the dissolution of the Volkstag: since the result of the Saar plebiscite, Nazis's agitation increased in Danzig, by the use of the majority they obtained at the last election of the Volkstag, Nazis forced a dissolution of the Volkstag, in the hope a new election would give them nearly all of the seats; their main objective was to make Danzig to return to Germany.
Elections in Danzig: Saar plebiscite influence, Danzig Constitution, and protection of Minorities; the Polish/Danzig conciliation was the High Commissioner's main task.
Catholic Bishop O'Rourke denounced pagan tendencies, Marxism and Bolshevism in politics; A. Forster's speech: people giving information to the High Commissioner were "traitors and separatists"; A. Greiser's remarks: National Socialism accepted by whole German people except some anti-German elements in Danzig protected by an out-of-date Constitution.
K. Papée on proclamation and on A. Forster's Speech; attacks on meetings of Opposition; Election Committee; imminent arrival of National Socialist
leaders; police control of Zentrum meeting.
Nazi demonstrations; Sean Lester might have to bring Danzig to the Special (Sanctions) sitting of the Council; possible "démarches" in Council, with Poland; difficulties between A. Greiser, President of the Danzig Senate, and A. Forster; Sean Lester's step with the German Government; Sean Lester took preventive measure possible to keep the situation from developing into a crisis requiring international action.
Election campaign; "Volkstimme" new suppression; accusations of "traitor"; Danzig and the free Saar; communications with the Danzig Senate on the freedom of the elections; press articles on the alleged report by S. Lester on incidents in the Volkstag; A. Greiser's accusations against S. Lester regarding this report; A. Greiser's speech to the judges; press and alleged terrorism.
Elections in Danzig made it difficult to pay a visit to S. Lester.