Section 3-4-7

Penalty for setting of stakes, pits, poisons, etc., by person not having fence as prescribed in chapter.

If any person, not having a fence as prescribed in this chapter sets in his inclosure any stakes, pits, poison or anything which may injure or kill an animal or stock, such person shall forfeit $50.00 for every such act to any person instituting an action for the same. Any stakes, pits or poison on any such lands are presumptive evidence that the same were set by the person in charge of such land.

(Code 1852, 1101; Code 1867, 1284; Code 1876, 1588; Code 1886, 1366; Code 1896, 2114; Code 1907, 4246; Code 1923, 7976; Code 1940, T. 3, 66.)