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Broad investigation by the Carnegie foundation brought out the fact that in the rating of industrial executives who are college graduates more weight is given to personal qualities than to technical training. A circular letter was sent out in 1915 asking the question, “What are the most important factors in determining probable success or failure in engineering?” Answers received from 1500 engineers brought the following unexpected estimate of the qualities: Character
14.5 Understanding men
87 Knowledge of fundamentals
*These qualities: Character 41%, Judgment 1742%, Efficiency 1442%, Understanding of men 14%, are the inheritance of “The House of Israel."
1st-Character, covering integrity, responsibility, resourcefulness and initiative.
2nd- Judgment, covering common sense, scientific attitude and perspective.
3rd-Efficiency, covering thoroughness, accuracy and industry.
6th-Technique and practice of business. “This seems a commendable classification; but it is a classification which many continental educational authorities would not adopt, since they place theory first and last, and allow no time for other acquirements.” (From London Correspondent).
“AS MOSES THE SERVANT OF GOD COMMANDED."
JOSHUA PUT SIX TRIBES ON MOUNT GEREZIM,
“TO BLESS THE PEOPLE.”
THE LORD HAVING GIVEN THEM POWER
AND HOLDING THEM RESPONSIBLE, AND HE ALSO
PUT SIX TRIBES ON MOUNT EBAL
“FOR THE CURSE,"
IF THE COMMANDMENTS AND THE STATUTES
AND THE JUGMENTS OF THE LORD
ARE NOT KEPT
EUT. XI:26-32-B. C. 1451
2 And it shall be on the day
when ye shall pass over Jordan 26 | Behold, I set before you unto the land which the LORD thy is day a blessing and a curse; God giveth thee, that thou shalt 27 A blessing, if ye obey the set thee up great stones, and plaistmmandments of the LORD your er them with plaister: od, which I command you this 3 And thou shalt write upon hv:
them all the words of this law, 28 And a curse, if ye will not when thou art passed over; that pey the commandments of the thou mayest go in unto the land ORD your God, but turn aside out which the LORD thy God giveth
the way which I command you thee, a land that floweth with milk his day, to go after other gods, and honey; as the Lord God of hich ye have not known.
thy fathers hath promised thee. 29 And it shall come to pass, 4 Therefore it shall be, when ye hen the LORD thy God hath be gone over Jordan, that ye shall rought thee in
unto the land set up these stones, which I comhither thou goest to possess it, mand you this day, in mount Ebal, hat thou shall put the blessing and thou shalt plaister them with pon mount Gerizim, and the
plaister. urse upon mount Ebal.
5 And there shalt thou build an 30 Are they not on the other de Jordan, by the way where the altar unto the Lord thy God, an
altar of stones: thou shalt not lift un goeth down, in the land of the Canaanites, which dwell in the up any iron tool upon them. hampaign over against Gilgal,
6 Thou shalt build the altar of beside the plains of Moreh?
the LORD thy God of whole stones; 31 For ye shall pass over Jor- and thou shalt offer burnt-offeran, to go in to possess the land ings thereon unto the Lord thy
hich the Lord your God giveth God: ou, and ye shall possess it, and 7 And thou shalt offer peacelwell therein.
offerings, and shalt eat there, and 32 And ye shall observe to do rejoice before the Lord thy God. 11 the statutes and judgments 8 And thou shalt write upon the hich I set before you this day. stones all the words of this law PEUT. XXVII:1-13—B. C. 1452
9 And Moses, and the priests 1 And Moses with the elders of the Levites, spake unto all Israel, srael commanded the people, say- saying, Take heed, and hearken, ing, Keep all the commandments Israel; this day thou art become which I command you this day. the people of the Lord thy God. offered 10 Thou shalt therefore obey
thereon burnt-offerings the voice of the Lord thy God, and unto the LORD, and sacrificed do his commandments and his peace-offerings. statutes, which I command thee
32 | And he wrote there upon the this day.
stones a copy of the law of Moses,
which he wrote in the presence of 11 | And Moses charged the the children of Israel. people the same day, saying, * 33 And all Israel, and their eld† 12 These shall stand upon ers, and officers, and their judges. mount Gerizim to bless the people, slood on this side the ark, and on when ye are come over Jordan;
that side, before the priests the Simeon, and Levi, and Judah, and Levites, which bare the ark of the Issachar, and Joseph, and Benja-covenant of the Lord, as well the min.
stranger, as he that was born
among them; half of them over 13 And these shall stand upon against mount Gerizim, and hali mount Ebal to curse; Reuben, of them over against mount Ebal; Gad, and Asher, and Zebulun, as Moses, the servant of the LORD, Dan, and Naphtali.
had conmmanded before, that they
should bless the people of Israel. JOSH. VIII:30-35—B. C. 1451 34 And afterward he read all
30 | Then Joshua built an altar the words of the law, the blessings unto the LORD God of Israel in and cursings, according to all that
is written in the book of the law. mount Ebal;
35 There was not a word of all 31 As Moses, the servant of the that Moses commanded, which LORD, commanded the children of Joshua read not before all the conIsrael, as it is written in the book gregation of Israel, with the womof the law of Moses, An altar ofen, and the little ones, and the whole stones, over which no man strangers that were conversant hath lift up any iron; and they among them.
*Josh. 8:33—“As Moses the servant of the Lord had com: manded before, that they should bless the people of Israel." Who should bless the people?