Hardware Dealers' Magazine, Volume 33

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Hardware Dealers' Magazine, Incorporated, 1910 - Hardware
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Page 144 - ... be punished by a fine of not less than fifty dollars or more than two hundred dollars, or by imprisonment for not more than sixty days, or by both such fine and imprisonment for each and every offense. A failure to produce any age and schooling certificate or permit...
Page 1059 - It is naught, it is naught, saith the buyer: but when he is gone his way, then he boasteth.
Page 76 - ... thereon. Nothing, however, halts business and interferes with the course of prosperity so much as the threatened revision of the tariff, and until the facts are at hand, after careful and deliberate investigation, upon which such revision can properly be undertaken, it seems to me unwise to attempt it. The amount of misinformation that creeps into arguments pro and con in respect to tariff rates is such as to require the kind of investigation that I have directed the tariff board to make, an...
Page 680 - Charge in addition to what you pay for hired help an amount equal to what your services would be worth to others; also treat in like manner the services of any member of your family employed in the business not on the regular pay roll.
Page 680 - Charge any other expense not enumerated above. 12. When you have ascertained what the sum of all the foregoing items amounts to, prove it by your books, and you will have your total expense for the year ; then divide this figure by the total of your sales, and it will show you the per cent which it has cost you to do business.
Page 76 - ... imposed by the present tariff law are excessive under the principles of protection as described in the platform of the successful party at the late election, I shall not hesitate to invite the attention of Congress to this fact and to the necessity for action predicated thereon. Nothing, however, halts business and interferes with the course of prosperity so much as the threatened revision of the tariff, and until the facts are at hand, after careful and deliberate investigation, upon which such...
Page 902 - It is easy enough to be pleasant, When life flows by like a song, But the man worth while is the man who will smile When everything goes dead wrong.
Page 680 - Take this per cent. and deduct it from the price of any article you have sold, then subtract from the remainder what it cost you (invoice price and freight), and the result will show your net profit or loss on the article. 14. Go over the selling prices of the various articles you handle and see where you stand as to profits...
Page 144 - The county treasurer shall thereupon issue to said applicant a peddler's license, authorizing him to do business in the. county aforesaid for the term of one year from the date thereof: Provided, That the license issued under and by virtue of this act shall expire by limitation on the second Monday of January succeeding the year of which said license was issued. Every county license shall contain a copy of the application therefor and shall not be transferable, and shall not authorize more than one...
Page 1058 - Then, again, we had the type of man who really never knew all the facts about his own affairs. Many of the brightest kept their books in such a way that they did not actually know when they were making money on a certain operation and when they were losing. This unintelligent competition was a hard matter to contend with. Good old-fashioned common sense has always been a mighty rare commodity. When a man's affairs are not going well, he hates to study the books and face the truth. From the first,...

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