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Brooks-ton 2 9 four-year illness. She was married to James Lucas in 1905, and after his death, she married William W. Dravis in 1918. He died in 1934. She was a member of St. Mary Cathedral. Surviving are two daughters, Mrs. Raymond Farrell and Mrs. Neal Smith, both of Lafayette. SAMUEL M. REED CHALMERS Samuel M. Reed, 78, of Chalmers, died at 5:50 a. m. Saturday in St. Elizabeth hospital, Lafayette, one day fol lowing surgery. He had been a patient in the hospital five days. Born at Bloomington, Mr. Reed was married to Martha Miller in 1907 at Lafayette. He attended Purdue university and had lived in Canada 20 years before coming to the Chalmers community where he farmed for 26 years. He retired three years ago. Mr. Reed was a member of Chalmers community church. Surviving with the widow is a son, Harold Reed of Chalmers. MRS. ELIZABETH LIPTRAP ATTICA Mrs. Elizabeth (Davis) Liptrap, 65, died at 5:15 a.m. Saturday in her home at 7UJ East Jackson, Attica, after a five- week illness. Born in Warren county, she was married in 1912 in Lake county to John E. Liptrap, who died several years ago. She lived on a Warren county farm until seven years ago when she moved to Attica. She was a member of First Methodist church and Pythian Sisters of At tica, Boswell Order of Eastern Star, Chapter 158, and during World war II was active in the War Mothers organization. Surviving are two sons, Hobart of Oxford and J. EUwin Lip trap of Lafayette; a brother, Hobart Davis of Oxford; half-brother, Floyd Lemming of Otterbein; a sister, Mrs. Walter Whistler of Boswell, and a half-sister, Mrs. Jasper Rhode of Lafayette. FRANK E. WISEMAN RENSSELAER Frank E. Wiseman, 75, of Rensselaer R. 3, died in Jasper county hospital at 9 a.m. Friday after an illness of twelve days. Born in Brumley, Mo., he re sided in Rensselaer many years. He was a 50-year member of the First Christian church, Rensselaer. Surviving are two brothers. Henry of Rensseiaer and Ralph of Columbus, O.; two sisters, Mrs Zella Scullery of Cincinnati, O. and Mrs. May Schaffer of Jefferson City, Mo. RALPH C. PENCE FRANKFORT Word was received here of the death of Ralph C. Pence of Vancouver, Wash., at 7 a. m. Friday. Born in Clinton county near Kilmore, he resided here until 1908. Surviving with his widow, Mabel, are a son, a daughter, and one brother, Orville Pence of New York.