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NEWMAN, MABEL JONES (MRS. EVERETT): 1893-1961.

Mabel Jones was born in Mount Carmel, Ill., on Aug. 23, 1893. Her mother died when she was eight years old. She was placed in a foster home in Oakland City, Ind., where she graduated from high school in 1911. Her first and second husbands were O. C. Blough and Everett Newman respectively and she had three daughters. Mrs. Newman was city librarian and clerk-treasurer in Oakland City . She worked for the local telephone company for twenty years, beginning as a telephone operator and becoming office manager. Her verse was published in magazines, newspapers, and anthologies. Mrs. Newman died on Dec. 11, 1961.

Information from Mrs. Homer M. Hightower .

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