The Special Service Company. Page: 43
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posits for the payment of merchandise for sale when specifically
authorized by the company commander when the
platoon is detached from the company.
(5) Verifies daily inventory as reported by the store manager.
(6) Determines necessary mark-up of merchandise purchased,
in accordance with section II, Circular No. 147, War Department,
1943, or any amendment thereof.
(7) Plans and enforces an appropriate rationing system under
operating conditions during which the supply of merchandise
is limited and whenever it becomes necessary to take steps to
insure an equitable distribution of available merchandise.
41. ACCOUNTING. a. The accounting procedure will comply
with the provisions of Field Exchange Accounting System.
b. Store manager will prepare a daily report for submission
to the company commander through platoon commander.
c. Inventory will be taken daily after tle close of business.
d. Store manager is responsible for safeguarding all cash
received from sales, until turned over to the platoon commander.
He is authorized to retain a nominal amount of
cash for use in making change.
e. General accounting for all exchange sections of the
company will be performed at company headquarters.
f. Staff sergeant (accountant in company headquarters)
will perform the following duties:
(1) Prepare and retain records prescribed in Field Exchange
Accounting System. (These record forms are issued
by the Exchange Service.)
(2) Prepare and retain records showing merchandise received,
sold and remaining on hand, for each exchange section
42. SUPPLIES. a. Company commander is charged with the
duty of designating the source of supply of merchandise for
sale in the exchanges operated by the canteen and exchange
sections. Generally, merchandise can be procured from
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