SEC. 97-17-17. Brands of saw-logs; altering or defacing.
If any person shall knowingly and wilfully alter or deface the mark or brand of any saw-log, the property of another, without his consent, and with intent to deprive the owner of his property, he shall, on conviction, be fined not exceeding one hundred dollars, or imprisoned in the county jail not more than three months, or both.
SOURCES: Codes, 1892, Sec. 980; 1906, Sec. 1056; Hemingway's 1917, Sec. 784; 1930, Sec. 800; 1942, Sec. 2026; Laws, 1882, p. 144.