Section 2-1-4

Failure to apply farm produce to payment of lien for rent or advances.

Any person who knowingly takes or receives any cotton or other farm produce upon which there is a lien for rent or advances or both, or the proceeds thereof, and who fails to apply the same to the payment of the rent or the discharge of the lien, whether the same is in the hands of a third party or not, shall, on conviction, be punished as if he had stolen the same.

(Code 1886, §4142; Code 1896, §5545; Code 1907, §6879; Code 1923, §4025; Code 1940, T. 2, §7.)