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Formations of, Acquisitions by, and Mergers of Bank Holding Companies

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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 (12 U.S.C. 1843). Unless otherwise noted, nonbanking activities will be conducted throughout the United States. Additional information on all bank holding companies may be obtained from the National Information Center Web site at http://www.ffiec.gov/​nic/​.

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 May 8, 2006.

A. Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia (Michael E. Collins, Senior Vice President) 100 North 6th Street, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19105-1521:

1. Franklin Financial Services Corporation, Chambersburg, Pennsylvania; to merge with Fulton Bancshares Corporation, McConnellsburg, Pennsylvania, and thereby indirectly acquire voting shares of The Fulton County National Bank and Trust Company, McConnellsburg, Pennsylvania.

B. Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City (Donna J. Ward, Assistant Vice President) 925 Grand Avenue, Kansas City, Missouri 64198-0001:

1. Docking Bancshares, Inc., Arkansas City, Kansas; to acquire 100 percent of the voting shares of City National Bancshares, Inc., Guymon, Oklahoma, and thereby indirectly acquire voting shares of The City National Bank and Trust Company of Guymon, Guymon, Oklahoma.

2. Republic Corporation, Omaha, Nebraska; to become a bank holding company by acquiring 100 percent of the voting shares of United Republic Bank, Omaha, Nebraska (in organization).

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Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, April 7, 2006.

Jennifer J. Johnson,

Secretary of the Board.

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[FR Doc. E6-5353 Filed 4-11-06; 8:45 am]

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