SEC. 97-17-79. Trees; boxing pine trees.
If any person shall box for turpentine, or cut or cause to be cut, a box or boxes in a pine tree growing on land known to belong to another, without the consent of the owner, he shall, on conviction, be fined not less than five dollars nor more than twenty dollars for each tree so cut or boxed, or be imprisoned in the county jail not exceeding three months, or both.
SOURCES: Codes, 1892, Sec. 1317; 1906, Sec. 1391; Hemingway's 1917, Sec. 1134; 1930, Sec. 1165; 1942, Sec. 2408; Laws, 1890, p. 70.