981.07 Sale of drift timber to secure compensation.

If the owner of a fleet, raft, platform, log, or tree prepared for the purpose of sale, a crosstie, railroad tie, board, plank, stave, heading, or timber prepared for market, fails to pay the sum chargeable thereon under sections 981.05 and 981.06 of the Revised Code within sixty days from the day they are so taken, they shall be sold at the instance of the person to whom such charges are due, by a constable or the sheriff of the county in which such property was taken. Such sale shall be at the front door of the courthouse of such county, at public auction, to the highest bidder, upon thirty days' written or printed notice, giving the time and place of such sale and a description of such property and the marks, brands, or trade-marks thereon, posted at the front door of such courthouse, and at two public places in the county where the property is located.

Cite as R.C. § 981.07

History. Effective Date: 10-01-1953