The American Legion Weekly [Volume 4, No10 (March 10, 1922)] . yand had the supportof the citizens aswell as we had. Re- turn postal cards out-lining three propositionswore then sent to thetaxpayers, so that theycould check the proposi-tion they favored and re-turn them to the adju-tant. The three coursesopen were bond issuejpublic subscription, orfinanced solely by the ex-service men. The peopleoverwhelmingly checkedthe first or bond proposi-tion. The building com-mittee chairman thenwent to the city counciland asked that a specialelection be held to votebonds to the amount of$12,000 for the

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The American Legion Weekly [Volume 4, No10 (March 10, 1922)] . yand had the supportof the citizens aswell as we had. Re- turn postal cards out-lining three propositionswore then sent to thetaxpayers, so that theycould check the proposi-tion they favored and re-turn them to the adju-tant. The three coursesopen were bond issuejpublic subscription, orfinanced solely by the ex-service men. The peopleoverwhelmingly checkedthe first or bond proposi-tion. The building com-mittee chairman thenwent to the city counciland asked that a specialelection be held to votebonds to the amount of$12,000 for the
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The American Legion Weekly [Volume 4, No10 (March 10, 1922)] . yand had the supportof the citizens aswell as we had. Re- turn postal cards out-lining three propositionswore then sent to thetaxpayers, so that theycould check the proposi-tion they favored and re-turn them to the adju-tant. The three coursesopen were bond issuejpublic subscription, orfinanced solely by the ex-service men. The peopleoverwhelmingly checkedthe first or bond proposi-tion. The building com-mittee chairman thenwent to the city counciland asked that a specialelection be held to votebonds to the amount of$12,000 for the erectionof a war memorial build-ing. The bonds werevoted. Our clubhousewas assured.—Sidney G.Parshall, South Pasa-dena Post, South Pasa-dena, Calif. Sound Finance WE purchased ourclubhouse buildinglast July for $23,000.Our plan of financingwas to incorporateour post under the laws of Pennsyl-vania and to issue six percent firstmortgage bonds up to the purchaseprice of the building. The bonds ma-ture in twenty years, but are subject to(Continued on page 16). J. Wilbur Randolph Post of Ellwood City, Pennsylvania, hasits uncle paying rent to it now—the post office occupies theground floor of the post building PAGE 10 THE AMERICAN LEGION WEEKLY Keeping Step with the Legion and The American Legion Auxiliary They Have a Right to Live POSSIBLY four million of the menwho wore O. D. and forest greenand navy blue in 1918 are now regularlyemployed. If America had sent onlyfour million men to war there would benothing to worry about. But she sent4,800,000. Four million veter-ans have nothing to worry aboutexcept making both ends meeton post-inflation wages. Eighthundred thousand or so veterans(nobody knows exactly howmany; possibly half a million,possibly a million) have every-thing to worry about, especiallythe next meal. The Legion has long recog-nized the existence of the prob-lem of the unemployed veteranand has been devoting its great-est energies to alleviating thesituation. Just

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