Celebrating History: 'Long George' Francis guilty
March 2, 2018
By Emily Mayer
There was a lot of interesting news in the Havre Plaindealer’s March 2, 1918, edition, none more so than news of one of Havre’s most famous criminals.
JURY PRONOUNCES FRANCIS GUILTY
Sentence Will Be Passed by Court Next Monday
The trial of George Francis, president of the Stampede association and a well known character of this city, which began in district court Monday morning last, was concluded Thursday evening when the jury in the case returned a verdict of guilty. The punishment was left to the court, and Judge Rhoades will pass sentence next Monday.