RECREATION: $60 Million Bouquet

Visiting Pierre S. du Pont's fabulous Longwood Gardens near Kennett Square, Pa. in 1926. President Calvin Coolidge passed in Yankee silence among exotic ixora, agapanthus, orchids, vanilla vines and breadfruit, finally spotted a familiar sight. Said the President: "Bananas."

Chemical Manufacturer du Pont, creator of Longwood, died last spring at 84. Last week his will disclosed that he had left almost his whole fortune to a benevolent foundation which will keep the famed gardens growing. Total bequest: some $60 million (including 3,000 shares of Christiana Securities Co. at $11.000 a share). Pierre...

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