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Modern Christian Callings (Paperback) Loot Price: R331 Discovery Miles 3 310
Modern Christian Callings (Paperback): Elias Hershey Sneath, Irving Francis Wood
Modern Christian Callings (Paperback): Elias Hershey Sneath, Irving Francis Wood

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Modern Christian Callings (Paperback)

Elias Hershey Sneath, Irving Francis Wood

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1922 Excerpt: ...devoted to the work, but until then it must be safeguarded and conserved. In connection with these bequests and devises there is legal and probate work and, unfortunately, sometimes litigation. A Board may be a participant in half a dozen lawsuits at the same time in various parts of the country since as a trustee it is bound to defend its rights under Wills if they are challenged. Any legal training which the Board officer may have had will stand him in good stead, though, of course, he will have the aid of competent attorneys often rendered without any charge whatever. Transactions in investment securities, chiefly on the buying side, to secure endowment funds run into several million dollars for a single Board. This business and the handling of securities for the personnel of the organization, chiefly the missionaries and other workers in the field, attains large proportions. The larger offices have travel departments by which much business in transportation is transacted, the purchase of railroad and steamship tickets aggregating $75,000.00 or $100,000.00 a year. One traveler appeared at such an office with the statement that he had been sent by Thomas Cook & Son "as the Board knows more about getting out to Persia than we do," said they. A Purchasing and Shipping Department must also be maintained to purchase and ship everything from a needle to blooded cattle, --the latter for the big Agricultural Colleges. The opportunity is always open to the executive officer to take the initiative in planning better things for his organization, effecting combinations and consolidations, introducing better methods and more efficient practice. Twenty-eight local treasuries of one Board in as many different towns or villages in China were consolidated at...


Imprint: Rarebooksclub.com
Country of origin: United States
Release date: May 2012
First published: March 2010
Authors: Elias Hershey Sneath • Irving Francis Wood
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 2mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 28
ISBN-13: 978-1-154-78906-5
Barcode: 9781154789065
Categories: Books
LSN: 1-154-78906-3

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