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.
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.
National ideas predominant in Danzig; high standard of living in Danzig artificial; difficult situation because of the cessation of subventions and Germany's failure to pay for her imports from Danzig; no details available on the Danzig budget; Danziger afraid by the polinization of Danzig.
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remarks: National Socialism accepted by whole German people except some anti-German elements in Danzig protected by an out-of-date Constitution.
A. Greiser's speech at a National Socialist election meeting on 23 March 1935.
Sanctions against Italy; Dr. Grundmann, Hon. consul general for Bulgaria, in Danzig; International Court on amendment to Danzig Criminal Code; Zarski, editor of the "Danziger Vorposten", organ of the National Socialist Party.