Dredge bird with seasoned flour; brown in melted butter. Remove to a heated casserole. Fry onion, green pepper, and rice in remaining butter for about 15 minutes. Add tomato juice, catsup, sage, cayenne, and bay leaf; bring to a boil and simmer for 10 minutes. Pour over bird. Cover casserole and bake at 350 degrees for 1 1/2 hours stirring twice and adding more liquid if needed.