Extract from "Le Temps": resignation of O'Rourke, bishop of Danzig.
Newspaper clipping taken from The Times Wednesday November 13, 1935. Map caption: "An announcement of a new series by Mr. Peter Fleming describing an overland journey from Peking to appear on page 12." Map annotated.Untitled
S. Lester's appointment as Danzig High Commissioner; photograph of S. Lester.
Extract from the "Connacht Tribune": S. Lester congratulated by the Connacht Tribune on his new appointment as High Commissioner of the Free City of Danzig, for S. Lester served his apprenticeship to journalism on the staff of this paper.
Extract from the "Irish Press": S. Lester's appointment and new duties as Danzig High Commissioner.
Extract from the "Irish Times" on S. Lester's high abilities as a diplomatist and tasks as mediator in Danzig between the Germans and Poles; about the Polish "Corridor".
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.
Friendly reception accorded to S. Lester when he took up his duties as High Commissioner in Danzig: S. Lester noticed that Poles, Germans and Danzigers thought that an Irishman would understand their respective points of view and defend their respective interests.