No part of this chapter shall be so construed as to entitle any person whose lands, or any part thereof, may be appropriated under this chapter to a public highway to any further compensation and damages than the value of property appropriated and damages sustained by the owner thereof by reason of a road being established on and over the property, over and above such value.
Acts 1871, No. 26, § 71, p. 56; C. & M. Dig., § 5244; Pope's Dig., § 6959; A.S.A. 1947, § 76-923.