AN ACT to incorporate the town of Ebenezer, in the County of Holmes.
SECTION 1. Be it enacted by the Legislature of the State of Mississippi, That the town of Ebenezer, in the county of Holmes, be and the same is hereby incorporated, and the corporate limits of said town shall be one-half mile in all directions from the cross-roads in said town.
SEC. 2. Be it further enacted, That J. H. Binford, Sam’l N. Sample and Perry Howard, be and they are hereby appointed commissioners to conduct the first election for officers of said town, and that any two of them may act; said commissioners shall proceed immediately after the passage of this act to hold an election, after posting a notice thereof ten days previously conspicuously in said town of Ebenezer, and the officers of said town shall consist of one mayor, four aldermen and one marshal, who shall be citizens of the State, residing in the corporate limits of said town of Ebenezer, and by the name of mayor and aldermen of the town of Ebenezer, may sue and be sued, plead and be impleaded in law and equity, and may exercise the powers incident to towns incorporated in the State, and may make such rules, regulations and by-laws for the government of said corporation as they may deem expedient, not inconsistent with the laws and constitution of the State or of the United States.