Business & Finance: Publicized Business

During the past four weeks the investing public has had more opportunities of buying into great family businesses. The trend described by Paul M. Mazur of Lehman Bros.* and by more subtle economists, goes on.

Draper. In 1849, when Zachary Taylor became president, Joseph Home began a store which as Joseph Home & Co. was to be Pittsburgh's oldest department store. Shortly he took on as partners C. B. Shea and A. P. Burchfield. Their business grew. Their children went into the business. Burchfields married Homes. Grandchildren of the first partners received their...