Logansport Pharos-Tribune from Logansport, Indiana on May 22, 1957 · Page 9
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Logansport Pharos-Tribune from Logansport, Indiana · Page 9

Logansport, Indiana
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Wednesday, May 22, 1957
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Wednesday Evening, May 22, 1957. Unique Vets Bond Issue Approved by California UNIQUE -VETS BEND ISSUE SACRAMENTO, Calif.—California voters in November overwhelming approved a $500,000,000 bond issue—the Veterans Bond Act of 1.956. the only • one of its kind in the United Stales.- The 'half billion dollars derived from the bonds will be used to fi- nance farms and homes for some 1,400,000 California veterans 'declared eligible under the program. The bond act got such widespread approval throughout the slate that it was declared passed after the first few hours of vote counting Nov. 6. It will continue a real estate financing plan that- for 34 years has provided the lowest rates of interest at no cost at all to California taxpayers or the stale. At 5 Per Cenl Under the terms of the act, veterans who entered the armed services from California are entitled to borrow up to $15,000 to finance homes or $40,000 for farms. The act specifies a maximum interest rale of five per cent, but the rate actually has been set at three per cent and the repayment period al 20 years. Of the veterans' payments, the principal and 2Vi per cent of the interest goes to repay the cost of the bonds, The other'half per cent pays the administrative costs . of the program. This compares with four per cent and up on G-I and other types of financing. For 34 years the veterans have repaid the bonds without cost of the state. Reserve Fund The bond act specifies that the .maturity dates of the bonds be fixed so as to coincide as nearly as possible with tihe receipt of repayments from the veterans. So' prompt and faithful have been their payments that the bonds have teen paid on schedule every time without state money, and a special reserve fund of several million dollars has been built up to meet unexpected 'contingencies. Since 1922, that state has arranged 2,000 financing contracts under the plan. Some 59,000 still are on the books, with conlracis held by veterans of World Wars I and H and the Korean War. Since housing is a serious prob- : lem in California, the low—interest loans are . popular. During the course of a month, an average 800 properties are financed under the plan at an investment totaling some $7,000,000. Payments .. cost the veterans •about $5.55 a month for each $1,000 they borrow. For a full $15,000 loan on a home, the total payment is $83 a month. The highest point in New York Stale is Mt. Marcy in the Adirondacks. It is 5,344 feet high. Logansport,, Indiana. Pharos-Tribune Nln« Pennsylvania Veterans Hold Regular Session Harry E. Hirst spoke on "Friendship" at the regular meeting of Ihe • Pennsylvania Railroad Veteran Employes Association, held Tuesday night in the Barnes 'hotel assembly room. A. B. Clcgg told of a recent trip to Florida at the session, at which Carl J. Mande'rs, president, was in charge. 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