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F ederal r eser v e Bank of Dallas F I S C A L A G E N T O F T H E U N IT E D S T A T E S DALLAS, TEXAS 75222 Circular No. 70-129 M ay 27, 1970 NEW OFFERING — TREASURY BILLS To All Banking Institutions a n d Others Concerned in the Eleventh Federal Reserve District: Your attention is invited to the f o llo w in g statem ent giving details of two issues of Treasury bills: T h e T reasury D epartm ent, by this public notice, invites tenders for two series of T reasury bills to the aggregate am ount of $3,100,000,000, or thereabouts, for cash and in exchange for T reasury bills m aturing June 4, 1970, in the am ount of $3,001,707,000, as follows: 91-DAY B IL L S (to m aturity d ate) to be issued Ju n e 4, 1970, in the am ount of $1,800,000,000, or thereabouts, representing an additional am ount of bills dated M arch 5, 1970, and to m ature Septem ber 3, 1970, originally issued in the am ount of $1,301,680,000, the additional and original bills to be freely interchangeable. 182-DAY B IL L S for $1,300,000,000, or thereabouts, to be dated June 4, 1970, and to m ature Decem ber 3, 1970. T he bills of both series will be issued on a discount basis under com petitive and noncom petitive bidding as hereinafter provided, and a t m aturity the ir face am ount will be payable w ithout interest. T hey will be issued in bearer form only, and in denom inations of $10,000, $50,000, $100,000, $500,000 and $1,000,000 (m aturity value). T enders will be received a t Federal Reserve Banks and Branches up to the closing hour, one-thirty p.m., E astern D aylight Saving Tim e, M onday, June 1, 1970. T enders will not be received a t the T reasury D epartm ent, W ashington. Each tender m ust be for an even m ultiple of $10,000, and in the case of com petitive tenders the price offered m ust be expressed on the basis of 100, with not more than three decimals, e.g., 99.925. Fractions m ay not be used. It is urged th a t tenders be m ade on the printed forms and forwarded in the special envelopes which will be supplied by F ederal Reserve Banks or B ranches on application therefor. B anking institutions generally m ay subm it tenders for account of customers provided the names of the customers are set forth in such tenders. O thers th an banking institutions will not be perm itted to subm it tenders except for their own account. T enders will be received w ithout deposit from incorporated banks and tru st companies and from responsible and recognized dealers in investm ent securities. T enders from others m ust be accompanied by paym ent of 2 percent of the face am ount of Treasury bills applied for, unless the tenders are accom panied by an express guaranty of paym ent by an incorporated bank or tru st company. Im m ediately after th e closing hour, tenders will be opened a t the Federal R eserve Banks and Branches, following which public announcem ent will be made by the T reasury D epartm ent of the am ount and price range of accepted bids. Only those subm itting com petitive tenders will be advised of the acceptance or rejection thereof. T h e Secretary of the T reasury expressly reserves the right to accept or reject any or all tenders, in whole or in part, and his action in any such respect shall be final. Sub ject to these reservations, noncom petitive tenders for each issue for $200,000 or less w ithout stated price from any one bidder will be accepted in full a t the average price (in three decimals) of accepted com petitive bids for the respective issues. S ettlem ent for accepted tenders in accordance with the bids m ust be m ade or com pleted a t the Federal Reserve B ank on Jun e 4, 1970, in cash or other im m ediately available funds or in a like face am ount of T reasury bills m aturing Ju n e 4, 1970. Cash and exchange tenders will receive equal treatm ent. Cash adjustm ents will be made for differences between the p ar value of m atu r ing bills accepted in exchange and the issue price of the new bills. T he income derived from T reasury bills, w hether interest or gain from the sale or other disposition of the bills, does not have any exemption, as such, and loss from the sale or other disposition of T reasury bills does not have any special treatm ent, as such, under th e Internal R evenue Code of 1954. T he bills are subject to estate, inheritance, gift or other excise taxes, w hether Federal or State, b u t are exem pt from all taxation now or hereafter imposed on the principal or interest thereof by any State, or any of the possessions of the U nited States, or by any local taxing authority. F or purposes of taxation the am ount of discount a t which T reasury bills are originally sold by the U nited States is considered to be interest. U nder Sections 454 (b ) and 1221 (5 ) of the Internal R evenue Code of 1954 th e am ount of discount a t which bills issued hereunder are sold is not con sidered to accrue until such bills are sold, redeem ed or otherwise disposed of, and such bills are excluded from consideration as capital assets. Accordingly, the owner of Treasury bills (other th an life insurance com panies) issued hereunder need include in his income tax return only the difference between the price paid for such bills, w hether on original issue or on subsequent purchase, and the am ount actually received either upon sale or redem ption a t m aturity during the taxable year for which the return is made, as ordinary gain or loss. T reasury D epartm ent Circular No. 418 (current revision) and this notice, prescribe the term s of the T reasury bills and govern th e conditions of the ir issue. Copies of the circular m ay be obtained from any F ederal Reserve B ank or Branch. In accordance with the a b o v e a n n o u n c em en t, tenders will b e received at this bank a n d its branches at El Paso, Houston and San Antonio up to twelve-thirty p.m., Central Daylight Saving Time, M on d a y, June 1, 1 970. Tenders m a y not be entered by tele p h o n e . Yours very truly, P. E. Coldwell _______________ President LAST PREVIOUS OFFERING OF TREASURY BILLS Amount, R ange and A pproxim ate Yield of A ccepted T enders 91-Day Bills 183-Day Bills D ue August 27, 1970 D ue N ovem ber 27, 1970 $2,851,950,000 -Total Applied F or.---------------------------------------------- $3,215,920,000 $1,800,100,000________________________________ T otal A ccepted------------------------------------------------- $1,300,270,000 P rice Yield Price Y ield 98.230 7.002% _________________________ -High_____________________ 96.294____________ 7.290% 98.185 7.180% _________________________ Low______________________96.256____________ 7.365% 98.197 7.133% ( 1 ) ____________________ Average____________________ 96.261____________ 7.355% (1 ) ( 1 ) These ra te s are on a b a n k discount basis. T h e equ iv alent coupon issue yields are 7 .3 6 % for th e 91-day bills, and 7 .7 5 % for th e 183-day bills. (S ee reverse for ten der form ) This publication was digitized and made available by the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas' Historical Library (FedHistory@dal.frb.org) TENDER FOR ADDITION TO TREASURY BILLS 91 DAYS TO MATURITY Dated March 5,1970 Maturing September 3,1970 To: Federal Reserve Bank, Station K, Dallas, Texas 75222 or — The-------------------------------------- Branch El Paso 79999 Houston 77001 San Antonio 78206 (D ate) P u rsu an t to the provisions of T reasury D epartm ent Circular No. 418 (cu rren t revision) and the provisions of t h e public announcem ent issued by the T reasury D epartm ent, th e undersigned offers to purchase T reasury bills in the a m o u n t shown below, and agrees to pay for the am ount allotted, on or before the issue date, by the method and a t the ra te in d icated . NONCOMPETITIVE TENDER $_________________________________ _NOT TO EXCEED $200,000 Noncompetitive tenders for $200,000 or less from any one bidder, w ithout stated price, will be accepted in full at the a v e r a g e price (in three decimals) of accepted com petitive bids. fn) $. @ $ $ COMPETITIVE TENDERS $ @ Prices should be e x pressed on the b asis o f 100, w ith not m ore t h a n th r e e d e c im a ls p l a c e s e. g., 99.925. F ra c tio n s m ust not be used. $ S S r TEND ERS MAY NOT BE ACCEPTED BY T ELEPH O N E. TEND ERS BY W IRE, IF RECEIV ED BEFO RE T R p CLOSING HOUR, ARE ACCEPTABLE. ^ Denominations Desired Number of Pieces Paym ent fo r th is issue of bills cannot be m ad e b y credit to T reasu ry T ax and Loan Account. METHOD OF PAYM ENT M aturity V alue 10,000 $_ $ 50,000 □ $_ $ 100,000 $_ _@ $ □ By maturing bills held by-------------------------------------- _ Payment to be made by_ 5 0 0 ,0 0 0 $ - □ Charge our reserve account on payment date | | Draft enclosed (Effectual delivery o f enclosed d r a f t _@ $1,000,000 $_ Delivery Instructions: □ Hold in Custody Account—Member banks for own account only □ Pledge to secure Treasury Tax and Loan Account □ Ship to________________________ shall be on latest day which will perm it presen tm en t in order to obtain irrevocably collected funds on p a y m e n t date) (Subscriber’s fu ll nam e or corporate title) (Address) By (Authorized official signature and title) (For the account of, if tender is for another subscriber) (A ddress) IM PORTANT 1. No tender fo r less th a n $10,000 will be considered and each tender m ust be fo r an am ount in m ultiples of $10,000 ( m a t u r it y value). * 2. Tenders should be forw arded in an envelope clearly addressed to this bank or appro priate branch as Fiscal A gent of th p U nited States, w ith notation on the envelope reading “TEN D ER FOR TREASURY O FF E R IN G ”. Since env elo pes received w ith this legend will not be opened until a fte r the closing tim e specified in th e public announcement, c o m m u n i cations relatin g to other m a tte rs should not be enclosed. Envelopes fo r subm itting tenders m ay be obtained fro m t h i s bank or appropriate branch. ** 3. A ny qualified or conditional tender will be rejected. 4. If a corporation makes the tender, the form should be signed by an officer of th e corporation authorized to m ake t h e tender and the signing of the form by an officer of th e corporation will be construed as a representation by him t h a t h e has been so authorized. If th e tender is made by a p artn ersh ip it should be signed by a m em ber of the firm, w h o should sign in the form “____________________________, a copartnership, by______________________________________ ___ a member of th e firm .” * 5. Tenders from those other th a n incorporated banks and tr u s t companies or responsible and recognized dealers in in v e s t m ent securities will be disregarded, unless accompanied by a deposit of 2 percent of the total am ount (m atu rity v a lu e ) of the T reasu ry bills applied for, or unless the tenders are accompanied by an express g u ara n ty of full paym ent b y ari incorporated bank or tr u s t company. * 6. If the language of this form is changed in any respect, which, in the opinion of th e S ecretary of th e T re a s u ry m aterial, th e ten der m ay be disregarded. (See reverse for announcement)