Sedition charges are brought against a Montana circuit court by the Committee of a Hundred, acting on their patriotic beliefs. He has been caught making pro-german remarks. In Russia the Menshevik premier Kerensky has been replaced by the Bolsheviki, who shut down the parliament, ending debate and the potential democratic revolution. Belgium is described as providing a "slave-army" for the Hun.
"Sedition Charge Faces Judge of Montana Court," Daily Missoulian, Missoula, Montana. February 4, 1918. Page 1, Column 5.