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Federal reserve Bank of Dallas
F IS C A L A G EN T O F T H E UN ITED STA TES

DALLAS. TEXAS

75222

Circular No. 68-50
February 21, 1968

NEW OFFERING — TREASURY BILLS
To All B a n k in g In stitutions a n d O th e r s C o n c e r n e d
in t h e Eleventh F e d e r a l R e serv e District:
Y o u r a t te n t io n is in v ited to th e fo llo w in g s t a t e m e n t giving d e t a il s of tw o iss u e s of T re asury 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 $2,600,000,000, or thereabouts, for cash and in exchange for T reasury bills m aturing F ebruary 29, 1968, in th e am ount of
$3,904,591,000, as follows:
92-DAY B IL L S (to m aturity date) to be issued February 29, 1958, in the am ount of $1,600,000,000, or there­
abouts, representing an additional am ount of bills dated M ay 31, 1967, and to m ature M ay 31, 1968, originally
issued in the am ount of $900,146,000, additional amounts of $500,686,000 and $1,002,582,000 were issued
August 31, 1967, and November 30, 1967, respectively, the additional and original bills to be freely inter­
changeable.
182-DAY B IL L S for $1,000,000,000, or thereabouts, to be dated February 29, 1968, and to m ature August 29, 1968.
T h e bills of both series will be issued on a discount basis under competitive and noncompetitive bidding as hereinafter
provided, and a t m aturity their face am ount will be payable w ithout interest. T hey will be issued in bearer form only, and in
denominations of $1,000, $5,000, $10,000, $50,000, $100,000, $500,000 and $1,000,000 (m aturity value).
Tenders will be received a t Federal Reserve Banks and Branches up to the closing hour, one-thirty p.m., E astern
S tandard Tim e, M onday, F ebruary 26, 1968. T enders will not be received a t th e T reasury D epartm ent, Washington. Each
tender must be for an even m ultiple of $1,000, and in the case of competitive 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 at tenders be made
on the printed forms and forwarded in the special envelopes which will be supplied by Federal Reserve B anks or Branches
on application therefor.
Banking institutions generally m ay subm it tenders for account of customers provided the names of the customers are
set forth in such tenders. Others than banking institutions will not be perm itted to subm it tenders except for their own account
Tenders will be received without deposit from incorporated banks and trust 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
T reasury 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 the closing hour, tenders will be opened a t the Federal Reserve Banks and Branches, following which
public announcem ent will be made by the Treasury D epartm ent of the am ount and price range of accepted bids. Those
subm itting tenders will be advised of the acceptance or rejection thereof. T he Secretary of the Treasury 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. Subject to
these reservations, noncompetitive tenders for each issue for $200,000 or less without stated price from any one bidder will be
accepted in full at the average price (in three decimals) of accepted com petitive bids for the respective issues. Settlem ent for
accepted tenders in accordance with the bids m ust be m ade or com pleted a t the Federal R eserve Bank on February 29, 1968, in
cash or other im m ediately available funds or in a like face am ount of T reasury bills m aturing F ebruary 29, 1968. Cash and
exchange tenders will receive equal treatm ent. Cash adjustm ents will be m ade for differences between the p ar value of m atur­
ing bills accepted in exchange and the issue price of the new bills.
T h e income derived from T reasury bills, w hether interest or gain from th e sale or other disposition of the bills, does not
have any exemption, as such, and loss from the sale or other disposition of Treasury bills does not have any special treatm ent,
as such, under the Internal Revenue Code of 1954. T he bills are subject to estate, inheritance, gift or other excise taxes, w hether
Federal or State, but 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 United States, or by any local taxing authority. For purposes of taxation the am ount of discount
a t which Treasury bills are originally sold by the United States is considered to be interest. Under Sections 454 (b ) and
1221 (5 ) of the Internal Revenue Code of 1954 the 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 than life insurance companies) 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
retu rn is made, as ordinary gain or loss.
Treasury D epartm ent Circular No. 418 (current revision) and this notice, prescribe the term s of the T reasury bills and
govern the conditions of their issue. Copies of th e circular may be obtained from any Federal Reserve B ank or Branch.

In a c c o r d a n c e w ith th e a b o v e a n n o u n c e m e n t , t e n d e r s will b e rec eiv e d a t this b a n k a n d its b r a n c h e s a t El P a so ,
Houston a n d San A n to n io up to tw e l v e - th ir ty p .m ., Central S t a n d a r d Time, M o n d a y , F e b r u a r y 26, 19 68 . T en d e rs m a y
not b e e n t e r e d by t e l e p h o n e .
Yours v e r y truly,
P. E. C oldwell
P re sid e n t
LAST PREVIOUS OFFERING OF TREASURY BILLS
Amount, Range and A pproxim ate Yield of Accepted Tenders
90-Day Bills
181-Day Bills
D ue M ay 23, 1968
D ue August 22, 1968
$2,264,096,000____________
-T otal Applied For_
--------------------------- $1,846,184,000
$1,500,443,000_____________
__ T otal A ccepted—
--------------------------- $1,000,009,000
Yield
Price
P rice
Yield
..4.904%.
~High_
98.774______
— 97.433-------------------------5.106%
Low_
.4.968%.
98.758______
__ 97.411________________ 5.149%
4.940% ( 1 ) ________________ ___ _Average_
98.765______
.... 97.419____________ 5.133% (1)
( 1 ) T h e s e r a te s a r e o n a b a n k d isc o u n t b a sis. T h e e q u iv a le n t c o u p o n issu e y ie ld s a r e 5 . 0 9 %
t h e 1 8 1 - d a y b i ll s .

(See reverse side for tender form)

f o r t h e 9 0 - d a y b i ll s , a n d 5 . 3 6 %

for

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TENDER FOR TREASURY BILLS

182 DAYS TO MATURITY
D ated F e b ru a ry 29,1968

M aturing A ugust 2 9 ,1 9 6 8

T o: Federal Reserve Bank, S tation K, Dallas, T exas 75222
or —
The_________________________________B ranch
El Paso 79999

Houston 77001

___________________ _____________________ _

San Antonio 78206

(D»u)

Pursuant to the provisions of Treasury Department Circular No. 418 (current revision) and the provisions of th e
public announcement issued by the Treasury Department, the undersigned offers to purchase Treasury bills in the amount
shown below, and agrees to pay for the amount allotted, on or before the issue date, by the method and at the rate indicated.

N O N C O M P E TITIV E T E N D E R $______________________________ N O T TO E X C EED $200,000
Noncompetitive tenders for $200,000 or less from any one bidder, without stated price, will be accepted in full at the average
price (in three decimals) of accepted competitive bids.
/

V$___________________ (3)_________ $ ________________________
C O M P E TITIV E TE N D E R S <f$_______________ @_______ $___________________

(f-

______________ @ _________ $ ________________________
“

Prices should be expressed on the basis o f
e. g., 99.925. Fractions
must not be used.

U ^ T E N D E R S MAY NOT BE ENTERED BY TELEPHONE. TENDERS BY WIRE, IF RECEIVED BEFORE TH E
CLOSING HOUR, ARE ACCEPTABLE.
Denominations Desired
Number of
Pieces

Payment for this issue of bills cannot be made
by credit to Treasury Tax and Loan Account.

M a tu r ity Valu*

<> $
p
(a)

$

5,000 ?■

(a) ?

10,000 $■

@

$

50,000 $■

(a)

METHOD OF PAYMENT

1,000 $-

$ 100,000 $
? 500,000 ?■

(a)

□
□
□
□

By m atu rin g bills
held b y __________
P a y m en t to be m ade by_
Charge our reserve account on p a y m e n t
date
D ra ft enclosed ( E f f e c t u a l d e liv e r y o f encloM d

(a) $1 .Q00;000 S

d ra ft shall be on latest day which will perm it p r e s e n t­
m e n t in o rd e r to obtain irrevocably collected f u n d s on
p a y m e n t date)

Delivery In stru ctio n s:
□
□

Pledge to secure T reasu ry T ax and

(S ubscriber's full name or corp orate title)

Hold in Custody Account— M ember
banks fo r own account only

(Address)

gy

L oan A ccount

□

Ship to___________________________

(Authorized official signature and title)

___
(F o r the account of, if tend er is fo r a n o th e r su bscrib er)

(A ddress)

IMPORTANT
1. No tender for less than $1,000 will be considered and each tender must be for an amount in multiples of $1,000 (m aturity
value).
2. Tenders should be forwarded in an envelope clearly addressed to this bank or appropriate branch as Fiscal Agent of th e
United States, with notation on the envelope reading “TENDER FOR TREASURY BILLS”. Since envelopes received
with this legend will not be opened until after the closing time specified in the public announcement, communications
relating to other matters should not be enclosed. Envelopes for submitting tenders may be obtained from this bank
or appropriate branch.
3. Any qualified or conditional tender will be rejected.
4. If a corporation makes the tender, the form should be signed by an officer of the corporation authorized to make th e
tender and the signing of the form by an officer of the corporation will be construed as a representation by him that he
has been so authorized. If the tender is made by a partnership it should be signed by a member of the firm, who
should sign in the form “ ......................................................, a copartnership, b y ................................. ............................................
a member of the firm”.
..... ’
5. Tenders from those other than incorporated banks and trust companies or responsible and recognized dealers in invest­
ment securities will be disregarded, unless accompanied by a deposit of 2 percent of the total amount (maturity value)
of the Treasury bills applied for, or unless the tenders are accompanied by an express guaranty of full payment by an
incorporated bank or trust company.
s?ed i
6. If the language of this form is changed in any respect, which, in the opinion of the Secretary of the Treasury ia
material, the tender may be disregarded.
•ded.
'
(See reverse fo r announcem ent)


Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis, One Federal Reserve Bank Plaza, St. Louis, MO 63102