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expressing in customary weights and measures the weights and measures of the metric system.”

The following are tables of equivalents: 1 meter = 39.37 inches.

1 yd. =.9144 m. į kilometer=.62137 mile. 1 rod=5.029 m. 1 sq. meter =1.196 sq. yds. 1 mile=1.6093 Km. 1 cu. meter =1.308 cu. yds. 1 sq. yd.=.8361 sq. m. 1 Are=119.6 sq. yds.

1 acre = 40.47 ares. 1 hectar=2.471 acres. 1 sq. mile=259 Ha. 1 liter =1.0567 quarts. 1 cubic foot = 28.317 liters. 1 hektoliter = 2.8375 bu. 1 cubic yard=.7645 cu. m. 1 ster =.2759 cord.

1 liquid quart=.9465 liter. 1 gram = 15.432 grains, 1 bushel =.35243 Hl. Troy.

1 ID. Troy=.37324 Kg. 1 kilogram = 2.2046 I. 1 Ib. Avoir.=.4536 Kg. Avoir.

The first column of equivalents gives the approxi. mate legalized values, and contains most of the denomi. nations in common use.

MARKING GOODS

RULE FOR MARKING GOODS TO MAKE SPECIFIC

PROFITS.

In marking goods bought by the dozen to make a specific per cent of profit, the following will be of assistance:

To make 1242 per cent, remove the decimal point and add one-sixteenth.

To make 1643 per cent, remove the decimal point and add one-thirty-sixth.

To make 1834 per cent, remove the decimal point and add one-ninety-sixth.

To make 20 per cent, remove the decimal point one place to the left.

To make 25 per cent, remove the decimal point and add one-twenty-fourth.

To make 26 per cent, remove the decimal point and add one-twenty-sixth.

To make 28 per cent, remove the decimal point and add one-fifteenth.

To make 30 per cent, remove the decimal point and add one-twelfth.

To make 32 per cent, remove the decimal point and add one-tenth.

To make 3313 per cent, remove the decimal point and add one-ninth.

To make 35 per cent, remove the decimal point and add one-eighth.

To make 3712 per cent, remove the decimal point and add one seventh.

To make 40 per cent, remove the decimal point and add one-sixth.

To make 44 per cent, remove the decimal point and add one-fifth.

To make 50 per cent, remove the decimal point and add one-fourth.

To make 60 per cent, remove the decimal point and add one-third.

To make 80 per cent, remove the decimal point and add one-half.

INDEX

A

Page “A 1,” DEFINITION OF.....

161 Abatement, Definition of...

161 Abbreviations and arbitrary signs used in business.. 175 Abridgement and compilation..

74 Absolute endorsement, Definition of..

161 Absorbed, Definition of.....

161 Account closed card.....

186 Definition of......

161 Accounting, Corporation....

32 Accrued dividend, Definition of.

161 Acknowledgement of deeds...

60 Acknowledgements, Before whom taken..

60 Acquittance, Definition of....

161 Actual assets, Definition of..

161 Adaptability of card systems.

180 Adjustment bond, Definition of.

161 formulas......

125 mortgage, Definition of.

161 Adjustments, Fire insurance.

113 Advantages of card systems..

180 of vertical filing.

212 Advertising

136 Appropriations for....

194 copy, Preparation of.

139 Form of reference book for..

195. in the mail order business..

117 Method of keying....

137 Mediums to be used in.

136 necessary to success in mail order business

187

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Advertising, Object of

137
Rates and price schedule for.... 195
Record of in the mail order business... 188
Selection of medium for.....

190
Size and price schedule for.... 195
System and concentration in.

198
System for....

194
Advertisement, Analysis of.......

143
keyed, Results shown by.

192
Selling points of.....

145
Advertisements, Display of...

139
Kinds of..

137
Wording of.....

138
Advice, Business, by captains of industry.

213
Afloat, Definition of....

161
Agencies, Mercantile

104
Agency, Definition of...

206
Dissolution of..

23
Factor and broker.

21
How created....

20
Limited and unlimited..

21
Renunciation of....

23
Revocation of...

23
Special and general.

21
Termination of....

23
Agent, Authority of......

20
Compensation of...

22
Liability of to his principal..
Liability of to the third party.

22
Subject to accounting.

22
Aid, A mechanical, to memory.

206
Alabama, Chattel mortgage laws of.

50
Exemption laws of..

44
Alaska, Exemption laws of.....

44
Aliquot parts of a pound avoirdupois.

272
parts of a ton....

272
parts of one dollar.

272

22

Aliquot parts of time......

percentages of one hundred..
Allocation, Definition of....
All-'round-price, Definition of.....
Analysis of the printed advertisement.
Anker, Equivalent of an....
Anti-boycotting and anti-blacklisting laws..
Apothecaries' measure.
Application for charter.
Applications, patent..
Appropriations for advertising..
Arbitrage, Definition of.....
Arbitrary signs used in business.
Architects' or builders' measure.
Arizona, Chattel mortgage laws of..

Exemption laws of.....
Arkansas, Chattel mortgage laws of.

Eight-hour law of.

Exemption laws of.
Arrha, Definition of......
Assessment, Definition of..
Assets, Definition of......
Assigning or subletting of lease..
Associations, Building and loan..
Aval, Definition of...
Avoirdupois measure.

272
271
161
162
143
229

78
236
25
67
194
162
175
237
50
45
50
79
45
162
162
162

40
113
162
233

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B
BACKING, DEFINITION OF....
Balance sheet, Definition of.
Ballooning, Definition of..
Bank, Definition of.....
Banker's method of calculating interest.
Banking, A system for.....
Bankruptcy law, The
Bankrupts, Duties of..

Who may become.

162
162
162

16
265
181
63
63
63

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