[Federal Register Volume 63, Number 14 (Thursday, January 22, 1998)]
[Page 3325]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 98-1514]



Formations of, Acquisitions by, and Mergers of Bank Holding 

    The companies listed in this notice have applied to the Board for 
approval, pursuant to the Bank Holding Company Act of 1956 (12 U.S.C. 
1841 et seq.) (BHC Act), Regulation Y (12 CFR Part 225), and all other 
applicable statutes and regulations to become a bank holding company 
and/or to acquire the assets or the ownership of, control of, or the 
power to vote shares of a bank or bank holding company and all of the 
banks and nonbanking companies owned by the bank holding company, 
including the companies listed below.
    The applications listed below, as well as other related filings 
required by the Board, are available for immediate inspection at the 
Federal Reserve Bank indicated. The application also will be available 
for inspection at the offices of the Board of Governors. Interested 
persons may express their views in writing on the standards enumerated 
in the BHC Act (12 U.S.C. 1842(c)). If the proposal also involves the 
acquisition of a nonbanking company, the review also includes whether 
the acquisition of the nonbanking company complies with the standards 
in section 4 of the BHC Act. Unless otherwise noted, nonbanking 
activities will be conducted throughout the United States.
    Unless otherwise noted, comments regarding each of these 
applications must be received at the Reserve Bank indicated or the 
offices of the Board of Governors not later than February 17, 1998.
    A. Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta (Lois Berthaume, Vice President) 
104 Marietta Street, N.W., Atlanta, Georgia 30303-2713:
    1. Hibernia Corporation, New Orleans, Louisiana; to merge with 
Firstshares of Texas, Inc., Marshall, Texas, and thereby indirectly 
acquire First National Bank, Marshall, Texas.
    B. Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City (D. Michael Manies, 
Assistant Vice President) 925 Grand Avenue, Kansas City, Missouri 
    1. CountryBanc Holding Company, Edmond, Oklahoma; to acquire 100 
percent of the voting shares of First State Holding Company of Elkhart, 
Elkhart, Kansas, and thereby indirectly acquire First State Bank of 
Elkhart, Elkhart, Kansas.
    C. Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas (Genie D. Short, Vice President) 
2200 North Pearl Street, Dallas, Texas 75201-2272:
    1. MainBancorp, Inc., Austin, Texas, and Maincorp Intermediate 
Holding Co., Inc., Wilmington, Delaware; to acquire 100 percent of the 
voting shares of, and thereby merge with First National Bancorporation, 
Inc., Ennis, Texas, and thereby indirectly acquire First National Bank 
of Ennis, Ennis, Texas.

    Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, January 16, 
Jennifer J. Johnson,
Deputy Secretary of the Board.
[FR Doc. 98-1514 Filed 1-21-98; 8:45 am]