Religion: Praise the Lord, or Else . . .

Concerned with souls as well as profits is the Severance Tool Co. (all-purpose tools) of Saginaw, Mich. To get a job, prospective Severance employes must agree to attend one of the 20-minute religious devotion periods held at the start of each of the three daily shifts.

Reasons: 1) Tall, dark-haired Founder-President Rollin M. Severance is an earnest Christian and member of the Gideons (famed hotel Bible providers); 2) both President & Mrs. Severance are convinced that Severance Tool has been guided by God's hand, feel that their 600-odd employes ought to join in praise.

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