Name: Joseph Reilly
County of Conviction: Mineral
Judicial District: 4th
Case No.: 44
Date of Conviction: May, 1918
Sentence: 2-5 years.
Allegations: At Saltese on April 24, 1918, Reilly was alleged to have
said, "I am an American in a pig's ass hole. I am an I.W.W. and an agitator. Fuck the flag (meaning the U.S. flag hanging before him); fuck the United States. I love the Germans."
Case Details: He served 12 months in prison for his remarks, from May 11, 1918 to May 11, 1919.
Personal Information: Joseph was a newly arrived Irish immigrant who worked as a miner. He was said to be a member of Sinn Fein.