Business: Dorrance Estate

Recently Death, as it must to all men, came to Dr. John Thompson Dorrance, head of Campbell Soup Co. (TIME, Sept. 2, 1929). Last week his heirs heard the terms of a 35-page will. To only son John Thompson Dorrance Jr., 11, will go his father's library (with the proviso it be kept intact until he is 50), his father's grandfather clock, and one-fourth of the estate. Mrs. Ethel Mallinckrodt Dorrance receives a similar portion. Four daughters (Ethel Mallinckrodt, Charlotte Kelcey, Margaret Winifred and Mrs. Nathaniel P. Hill), each receive one- eighth.

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