Business: Advice

Advice, often unwelcome, is sometimes valuable. Thus, alert newsreaders were last week glad to share the admonitions offered to widow, daughters, grandchildren, in the will of Elbert H. Gary, late U. S. Steel Corp. head:

"I earnestly request my wife and my children and descendants that they steadfastly decline to sign any bonds or obligations of any kind as surety for any other person or persons; that they refrain from anticipating their income in any respect; that they refuse to make any loans except on the basis of first-class well-known securities and that...

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