SEC. 99-9-5. Corporations; summons issued to other counties.
If the summons be returned not executed, and the officer shall make affidavit that he hath made diligent inquiry and cannot ascertain any place of business of the corporation in the county, or the name of any officer of the corporation, resident in the county in which such indictment shall have been found, upon whom the summons could be executed, then the court shall make an order directing a summons to issue to any other county of the state in which the defendant corporation may be served, or the summons may be issued in the first instance without a precedent order of the court, and its service shall be as effectual as if served in the county where the indictment is found.
SOURCES: Codes, 1857, ch. 64, art. 270; 1871, Sec. 2770; 1880, Sec. 3020; 1892, Sec. 1368; 1906, Sec. 1440; Hemingway's 1917, Sec. 1197; 1930, Sec. 1220; 1942, Sec. 2463.