Name: Joseph M. Darby


Age/DoB: abt 1872


County of Conviction: Flathead


Judicial District:  11th


Case No.: 1044


Date of Conviction:    October 21, 1918


Sentence: $200 fine









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Allegations:     "That he hoped the boys would come home starving (referring to the United States soldiers) that our government was no better than Germany (referring to its cause in the war with Germany.)"


Case Details: Darby was remanded to the Flathead County Jail to work off the fine.


Personal Information: Born in Iowa. In the 1920 census, listed as single. Died in Montana on July 19, 1948.


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