Business Barometers Used in the Accumulation of Money ...

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Babson Institute, 1920 - Business - 436 pages
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Page 413 - And thou say in thine heart, My power and the might of mine hand hath gotten me this wealth. But thou shalt remember the Lord thy God: for it is he that giveth thee power to get wealth, that he may establish his covenant which he sware unto thy fathers, as it is this day.
Page 386 - With all these data before the board, each individual member computes independently, on a separate sheet or final computation slip, his own estimate of the acreage, condition, or yield of each crop, or of the number, condition, etc., of farm animals for each State separately. These results are then compared and discussed by the board under the supervision of the chairman, and the final figures for each State are decided upon.
Page 110 - In the order of nature we cannot render benefits to those from whom we receive them, or only seldom. But the benefit we receive must be rendered again, line for line, deed for deed, cent for cent, to somebody.
Page 384 - Secretary, and the reports, with seals unbroken, are immediately placed in the safe in the Secretary's office, where they remain sealed until the morning of the day on which the reports are issued, when they are delivered to the Statistician by the Secretary or the Assistant Secretary. The combination for opening the safe in which such documents are kept is known only to the Secretary and the Assistant Secretary of Agriculture. Reports from...
Page 111 - May we be just and true in all our dealings ; doing unto others as we would that they should do unto us.
Page 3 - People will endeavor to forecast the future and to make agreements according to their prophecy. Speculation of this kind by competent men is the selfadjustment of society to the probable. Its value is well known as a means of avoiding or mitigating catastrophes, equalizing prices, and providing for periods of want.
Page 379 - The Bureau of Statistics issues each month detailed reports relating to agricultural conditions throughout the United States, the data upon which these facts are based being obtained through a special field service, a corps of State statistical agents, and a large body of voluntary correspondents composed of the following classes : County correspondents, township correspondents, individual farmers, and special cotton correspondents. The special field...
Page 109 - Benefit is the end of nature. But for every benefit which you receive, a tax is levied. He is great who confers the most benefits.
Page 109 - Always pay; for first or last you must pay your entire debt. Persons and events may stand for a time between you and justice, but it is only a postponement. You must pay at last your own debt. If you are wise you will dread a prosperity which only loads you with more. Benefit is the end of nature. But for every benefit which you receive, a tax is levied.
Page 301 - Creation of a joint mechanism for the extension of credit to banks which possess sound assets and which desire to liquidate them for the purpose of meeting legitimate, commercial, agricultural, and industrial demands on the part of their clientele.

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