Logansport Pharos-Tribune from Logansport, Indiana on June 25, 1957 · Page 7
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Logansport Pharos-Tribune from Logansport, Indiana · Page 7

Logansport, Indiana
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Tuesday, June 25, 1957
Page 7
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Tuesday Evening, June 25, 1957. LOGANSPORT PUBLIC LIBRARY Oldest Bonk in Dallas Now Headed by Woman DALLAS, Tex.—The new president of the oldest banking estab- the National is a striking lishment in Dallas, Bank of Commerce, 42-year-old blonde, Miss Maurine Jacobs. The bank's board of directors elected' Miss Jacobs, who .started her career as a secretary 23 years ago, last Nov. 26. She succeeded the late J. B. Adoue Jr. a former Dallas' mayor. There are only 33 women in the United States who hold hank presidencies or chairmanships of the board, and these are generally in much smaller cities. The slender Dallas woman began as secretary to the cashier of the bank. She is now head of a bank ranked ninth among-22 banks in the metropolitan area of Dallas and sixth among the city's downtown banks. The National Bank of'Commerce was founded in 1878 by J. B. Adoue Sr., and continued by his son, whom Miss Jacobs succeeded. Not For Politics After the announcement by the board of the bank's new president, the vivacious blonde, smarily dressed, conducted a news conference during which she readily answered all questions. The bank's director." also attended the conference. One of them said that her appointment was quite natural. He added that, as a matter of fact Miss Jacobs fiad been running the bank ir. recent years anyway, especially after Adoue became city mayor. Miss Jacobs smiled as she told newsmen she had no political as piralions. "I will follow Mr. Adoue's policies except for politics," she commented. • In addition to be-in!? Dallas mayor a number of years. Adoue was one of the city's leading civic •workers and a great supoorter of, the Community Chest. The newl president said she hoped to continue helpin? the Community Chest. Banking For Women Maurine Jacobs was born May 14. 1914, in Dallas, the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. J. • W. Jacobs. She attended Dallas public schools and is a graduate of the American Institute of Banking. She also did post-graduate work in the Dallas chapter. She applied for the job as secretary after a friend told her of a possible opening. She was named assistant cashier and assistant trust officer in 1944. In 1950, she was named cashier and trust officer. Since 1952, the trim blonde has been a member of the board of directors and in J953' she became vice president and cashier. Miss Jacobs is also a director of the Dallas Clearing House Asso.- ciation, secretary of the Dallas Estate Council, a trustee of the Dallas Foundation, a member of the National Association of Bank Women and a member of the First Methodist Church ot Dallas. Miss Jacobs thinks more women should try banking as a career: "It requires a lot of hard work- but doesn't any job well done?" i? True Life Adventures <SRAV RAIDER. ; 6RAV SQUIRREL. SPIES I THE CAUFOKNIA WOODPECKER AS HE CARVES A HOLE IS) A TREE AK1P THEN INSERTS AN ACORN < Monticello Mr. and Mrs. M. J. Rebechini, of Highland Park, 111., announce the engagement of their daughter. Miss Adrienne Claire Rebechini, to Elson Nicholas. No wedding date has been set. Mr. Nicholas is the son of Mr and Mrs. Wilbur H. Nicholas, oC Indianapolis and Monticello. Miss Bebechini, a graduate of Northwestern University, also attended Mount Holyoke College. Mr. Nicholas is a graduate of Kentucky Military Institute and Purdue University. He also attended the University of Arizona. Twelve tables were at play at the regular womens' contract luncheon bridge party at the Tip- 'pccanoe Country Club Thursday Are You Looking For a good clean second ear??? We have several priced to fit any pocketbook Powien Sales & Serv. Broadway At Third UaATER THE ,»., TREASURE \WI1_L. •/' BE HIJACKED. BUT THE FLJKRV POACHER'C> BETTER NOT BE CAUSHT, THE BEAK \S )_OK1<3 ANP SHARP. Di.lrilM.lfJ tj King Ft.luK, Sjndiate. afternoon. After the delicious luncheon, contract was at ^play and prizes went to Mrs. Otta Nelson and Mrs. Ralph Amberg. The committee in charge of the party was Mrs. Ralph Brown, Mrs. Charles Corbin, Mrs. Roger Hanenkratt and Mrs. Vern Sherrier. Richard Rawlings of Chicago was a weekend guest of his grandmother, Mrs. Rosa M. Sills and his father, Ralph Rawlings. Richard was recently made president of his advertising firm in Chicago, '.he Flexo Lettering company. Word has been received of the death of Mrs. F. N. Tyson, of El Paso, Texas, the former Grace Flcencr, who had lived in this community for several years. Mrs. Tyson passed atfay Saturday and funeral services will be held Tuesday. . The deceased was the daughter of Wiiliam and Emma Fleener. Survivors are two brothers and two sisters, H. L. Fie- Mrs. Mildred Perry and Mrs. Ver- The Instant Taste" is gone! J^Slnstant Folgers Coffee na Swain, both of Monticello, and Raymond Fleener of Chalmers. Two brothers and her mother are deceased. Mr. • and Mrs. Swaim and Mr. and Mrs. H. L, Fleener left for El Paso Sunday night by motor. Her father and sister, -Mrs. Perry, were unable to go due to illness. Tim .Crutchfield, 14 year old son of Mr. and Mrs. Dave .Crutchfield, had an unpleasant 'experience Friday while swimming in Lake Freeman when he struck his head in diving. He bruised the vertebrae in his neck. He was taken to White County Memorial Hospital where his head was placed in traction. He is improved and was dismissed Sunday afternoon. John Million, of Route 1, Burnettsville,. who was injured last Wednesday in an automobile accident, was placed in a body cast at '.he Logansport Memorial Hospital Saturday. He is scheduled to be released from the hospital some time this week. Mr. Million, 16, has a broken vertebra- and will Logansport, Indiana, Pharos-Tribune Seven be in the cast about three months. Mr. and Mrs. Alvin Denton j'were called'to the LaPorte hospital to be with their brother-in- law, the Rev. Steve O'Reilley, who was critically injured in an automobile accident. The McDaniel Real Estate recently closed a transaction whereby David Weinberg, manager of the MB Department Store, has purchased the Vernon Johns residence property on Reynolds Boulevard.' The Johns family moved to Tipton where Mr. Johns has purchased an elevator. He formerly owned the elevator at Seafield which burned down some time ago. Mr. and Mrs. Weinberg and their four and a halfmonths old son, Larry, will move to their new home about the first of July. It is now being redecorated nnd made ready for their occupancy. 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