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STATEMENT OF ENDOWMENT AND RESERVE FUNDS Q
April 30, 1964 and 1965
(Continued)
April 30 Additions April 30
1964 During Year 1965 *
Lena G. Anderson Legacy ...................................... 7,078.50 7,078.50  
Eliza. Davitt Hartley Legacy ....................,............. 150,000.00 150,000.00 _
Cordie M. Williams Legacy ..........l.................i..l.... 458,254.25 458,254.25
Lisette Hast Legacy ..............,..............l.................... 10,944.00 10,944.00
Edward S. Jouett Legacy ........................................ 1,000.00 1,000.00
Herman Bowmar Fund ............................................ 1,000.00 1,000.00
Mrs. Henry James Legacy ...................................... 5,000.00 5,000.00
Jean Hollins Memorial Fund .................................. 5,079.00 25.00 5,104.00
Anne Steele Wilson Memorial Fund ......... . ............ 1,958.34 459.83 2,418.17
Mary Churchill Humphrey Fund ............................ 1,001.00 1,001.00
Mrs. Bissell Carey Legacy ...................................... 5,000.00 5,000.00
John M. Bergland, M. D., Memorial ...................... 1,000.00 1,000.00
Edward C. Wilson Legacy ........................................ 24,500.00 24,750.00 49,250.00
Ann Allen Danson Fund .......................................... 2,430.00 1,001.92 3,431.92
Helen Rochester Rogers Legacy .............................. 5,000.00 5,000.00
Virginia Branham Memorial .................................... 9,730.71 9,730.71
Mrs. Herman F. Stone Fund ..................................... 1,000.00 1,000.00
Annie Wallingford Anderson Memorial ................ 1,000.00 1,000.00
Caroline H. P. Thornton Memorial .......................... 1,000.00 1,000.00
Sub-totals ....................................................... . ...... $1,262,444.39 $ 43,967.46 $1,306,411.85
Reserve Accounts:
Mrs.Louise D. Crane ................................................ 4,000.00 4,000.00
Mrs. Frederic Moseley Sackett ................................ 10,000.00 10,000.00
Mrs. Eliza A. Browne ................................................ 16,000.00 16,000.00 I
Winfield Baird Fund .................................................. 14,000.00 (4,000.00) 10,000.00 5
Lillie McGinness .................................................. - ...... 2,500.00 2,500.00 ‘
Harriet H. Grier ........................................................ 5,000.00 5,000.00 l
Maurice S. Miller ...................................................... 5,000.00 5,000.00
Leila A. Morgan ........................................................ 5,000.00 5,000.00
Eliza Davids ................................................................ 6.000.00 6,000.00
Bertha G. Wood .......................................................... 13,028.77 13,028.77 {
Doris A. Farrington .................................................. 4,920.00 4,920.00
Mrs. E. A. Codman .................................................... 2,000.00 2,000.00 *
Mrs. Irving E. Raymond .......................................... 4,000.00 4,000.00
Mrs. George M. ToeWater ........................................ 21,781.94 (12,000.00)
2,634.78 12,416.72 l
Mrs. Oswald Villard ................................................... 1,000.00 1,000.00 ‘
Leila M. Weeks .......................................................... 2,469.16 2,469.16
Frances Margaret Bradford .................................... 5,000.00 5,000,00 ' i ·
William E. Brigham .......................................... . ...... 10,000.00 10,000,00 L ·
Mrs. Polk Laffoon ............................................... . ...... 1,000.00 1,000.00 ,
Mrs. Edna C. Lapham ................................................ 7,475.00 7,475.00 , —
Mrs. W. Garland Fay ........................................... . ...... 1,000.00 1,000.00 , ,
TOTALS ................................................... . ...... $1,951,809.02 $ 65,274.96 $2,017,083;.98 F §
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Total Additions for Year (above) ................................................_._. $ 65,274.96   L
Add: Transfer Deductions ................................................................... 16,000.00 i ,
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Total Cash Addition for Year ......................... . ................................. $ 81,274.96  
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Q REVENUE RECEIPTS
\ Statement of Donations and Subscriptions Paid
_ May 1, 1964 to April 30, 1965
l SUMMARY: Contributions   gg; Totals
{ Alpha Omicron Pi ..»....l..............,..................................... $ 4,671.50 $ 4,671.50
_ Baltimore Committee .............l........................................ 1,072.68 1,072,68
Boston Committee ........................................................... 9,203.50 $ 5,500,00 14,703,50
Chicago Committee .......................................................... 5,448.71 5,448.71
Cincinnati Committee ...l................................................. 8,655.63 8,655,63
Cleveland Committee ...................................................... . 19,202.92 19,202,92
Daughters of Colonial Wars .......,................................... 4,322.70 4,322,70
Detroit Committee ........................................................... 7,298.15 7,298,15
Hartford Committee ........................................................ 1,073.50 1,073,50
°**Kentucky:
Blue Grass Committee .............................................. 5,057.05 5,057,05
Louisville Committee ................................................. 6,882.09 6,882,09
Miscellaneous State ................................................... 2,793.56 2,793,56
Minneapolis Committee .................................................. 1,514.50 1,514,50
New York Committee ...l..........................,....................... 21,062.38 8,304.00 29,366,38
Philadelphia Committee ................................................. 5,384.49 3,196.00 8,580,49
Pittsburgh Committee .....................,.............................l 14,393.20 14,393,20
Princeton Committee ...................................................... 572.00 572,00
Providence Committee .................................................... 1,187.60 1,187,60
Riverdale Committee ......,......,......................................... 1,155.00 1,155,00
Rochester Committee ..........l...................................,....... 1,553.63 1,553,63
Washington, D. C., Committee ...................................... 13,842.80 13,842,80
Miscellaneous .............................................................,....... 18,601.52 18,601,52
Totals .,...............................................................,.......... $154,949.11 $17,000.00 $171,949,11
I Less Transferred to Endowments ....................................................................,.,,,..,,,,,, 3,358,00
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l ‘l°Total for Kentucky $14,832.70
OTHER REVENUE RECEIPTS:
Fees-—Graduate School of Midwifery ................................................... 8,150.00
i Fees—Speaking Engagements .............................................................. 125.00
= Payments from Patients:
Income from Nursing Centers ................................ 14,537.42
i Medical and Surgical Fees ...................................... 11,112,36
i Hyden Hospital Fees ................................................ 20,093.14
Hospital Clinic Funds and Supplies ...................... 19,504.45 65,247,37
{ · Wendover Post Office ............................................................................ 5,442.54
I I Income from Investments—Trust Funds ....... - ..,.........,.......,,,.,.,,,,,,,,., 108,365,77
» l , Income from Investments-
, Y Frances Bolton Nursing Center ....................,...,.,.,.,.,.,,,,..,,.,.,,,,,,, 958,69
I   Z "Wide Neighborhoods"——Royalties and Local Sales ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,, 858,52
? 5 Livestock Sales ......................................................................................, 840,25
E q Miscellaneous Income ..........................................................................,... 205.44 190,193,58
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  TOTAL—ALL REVENUE RECEIPTS .........,,.,..,,...,,,,,,,,..,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,__,,,,,, $358,784,69
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LAST YEAR’S EXPENDITURES AND THIS YEAR’S BUDGET |”
1961-1965 1965-1966
I. FIELD EXPENSE: M
(Hyden Hospital, Frontier Graduate School of 3
Midwifery, Wendover, and tive Nursing Centers) ’
1. Salaries and Wages* .................................................................. $127,863.23 $127,500.00  
2. Medical Director .......................................................................... 12,749.98 13,000.00 i
3. Dispensary Supplies (See Note 1) .......................................... 51,651.49 51,000.00 _`
4. Running Costs: Food-—minus board of residents; cows,  
fuel, electricity, laundry, freight and hauling, et cetera .... 40,895.40 40,000.00 ·
5. Feed and care of 12 horses and mules (See Note 2) .......... 3,616.86 3,000.00  
6. Jeeps (22), Truck, Station Vi/agon Ambulance, Car ............. 8,932.31 8,500.00 I.
7. Maintenance of Properties ........................................................ 18,148.06 18,000.00  
TOTAL FIELD EXPENSE ...................................................... $263,857.33 $261,000.00 l
II. ADMINISTRATIVE EXPENSE:  
1. Salaries, Accounting and Auditing, Office Supplies, Post-  
age, Telephone and Telegraph, Printing, etc ....................... $ 46,558.89 $ 46,000.00  
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III. SOCIAL SECURITY TAX: .......................................................... $ 6,577.05 $ 6,500.00 V
IV. SOCIAL SERVICE: ........................................................................ $ 13,678.56 $ 13,500.00  
V: GENERAL EXPENSE:  
1. Insurance (Fire $346,000.00 Coverage), Employer’s Lia-  
bility, full coverage on truck, 22 jeeps, and station  
wagon ............................................................................................ $ 8,755.55 $ 8,700.00 gg
2. Quarterly Bulletins (covered by subscriptions) .................. 6,012.25 6,000.00  
3. Record Department ..................................................................... 3,974.00 4,000.00 f `
4. Miscellaneous Projects such as: Doctors and Nurses for  
study and observation, professional books and magazines 1,863.85 2,000.00 {
5. Miscellaneous Promotional Expenses beyond the moun- E
tains ............................................................................................... 2,256.85 2,300.00 ` 1
6 22,862.50 {
TOTAL RUNNING EXPENSES .................................................. $353,534.33 $350,000.00 _
NEW LAND AND BUILDINGS, EQUIPMENT, AND *
LIVESTOCK ADDITIONS ..................................................... $ 61,891.78 .
TOTAL ....................................................................................................... $415,426.11 {
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Note 1: Approximately 1/3 of supplies relayed to Districts. (
Note 2: Two animals belong to FNS employees, who must ride to work.  
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i LAND, BUILDINGS, LIVESTOCK AND EQUIPMENT
M (From Exhibit C of the Audit)
{ INVENTORY
  Our auditors set a value of $510,794.86 on these holdings,
Q after adjustments. Among the major holdings are the following:
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1 A stone Hospital, one wing of which is the Mary Ballard
L Morton Memorial, one wing the Mary Parker Gill Memorial, and
{ frame Annex, a Memorial to "Jackie" Rousmaniere; Joy House,
I home of the Medical Director, a gift of Mrs. Henry B. Joy; Aunt
i Hattie’s Oak Barn, gift of Mrs. Henry Alvah Strong; Mardi Cot-
} tage, the Quarters for the Frontier Graduate School of Mid-
_: wifery; The Margaret Voorhies Haggin Quarters for Nurses;
  Bolton House; St. Christopher’s Chapel; "Betty’s Box"; employ-
  ees cottage; and outbuildings including work shop, forge, pig-
  house, pump houses, fire hose houses; and two water storage
Q tanks.
i Wendover
I Three log houses as follows: the Big House ("in memory
{I of Breckie and Polly"), the Old Cabin and the Ruth Draper
  Cabin; the Garden House; the Upper Shelf and Lower Shelf; the
Q, Ham-Way Hut; the Couriers’ Log Barn and Aunt J ane’s Barn;
  numerous smaller buildings including: Pebble Work Shop, tool
il house, forge, apple house, jeep shed, the cow barn, cow hospital
  barn, mule barn, chicken houses, pump house, two fire hose
E houses; and two water storage cisterns.
  V Georgia Wright Clearing
li A caretaker’s cottage, storage house and barn; extensive
i pasture land for horses and cows; a barn and stockade; two wells.
· Jessie Preston Draper Memorial Nursing Center
I Frame building and oak barn; deep well, pump house and
water tank; fenced acreage for pasture and gardens.
 ' Clara Ford Nursing Center
Log building and oak barn; iire hose house; walled-in spring;
  two deep wells, pump houses, and water tank; fenced acreage for
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Caroline Butler Atwood Memorial Nursing Center
Frame building and oak barn; fire hose house; walled-in  
spring; deep well, pump house and water tank; fenced acreage I
for pasture and gardens. .
Belle Barrett Hughitt Memorial Nursing Center .
Frame building and oak barn; jeep shed; fire hose house; ¤
walled-in spring; water tank; fenced acreage for pasture and I
gardens. I
Margaret Durbin Harper Memo1·ial Nursing Center
Frame building and oak barn; two-jeep garage; deep well
and pump; fenced acreage for pasture and gardens. 1
Subsidiary Clinics i
Seven small clinic buildings on the following streams: Bull  
Creek, Stinnett (Mary B. Willeford Memorial), Coon Creek (Coy
Maggard Memorial), Mudlick, Leatherwood, Cutshin, and Grassy.
Livestock
Eight horses, one mule; six cows; six heifers; one Hamp— .
shire brood sow, two hogs; and over two hundred chickens. .
Equipment
Equipment includes: twenty-two jeeps; one Ford station-
wagon-ambulance; one three—quarter ton truck; one passenger
car; pumps and motors; farm implements; carpenter and plumb~
er’s tools; saddlebags and district nursing bags; saddles, bridles;
halters; hospital equipment and furnishings; dispensary supplies;
and household furnishings and equipment at Hyden, Wendover *
and the five outpost centers, variously located in a seven-hundred .
mile area. .
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REPORT OF OPERATIONS
The data in this section are supplied by the record depart-  
ment of the Frontier Nursing Service, by records kept on guests ,
and volunteer workers; and by the social service department. ’
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Our Medical Director, Dr. W. B. Rogers Beasley, has been Y 
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with us throughout the past fiscal year. We are still hoping for
Q an assistant to the Medical Director.
We extend our warm thanks to the Kentucky Commission
- for Handicapped Children for free care given the patients we
refer to them. We continue to be grateful to the Cincinnati
4 Children’s Hospital for the free care to our children referred to
_  them by our Medical Director, and to the pediatric residents who
 l have come to the mountains to hold clinics at the outpost nursing
i centers and to hold seminars with our nursing staff. In October,
_ 1964, we were so fortunate to have with us again Dr. J. B. Hollo-
" way of Lexington and his fine team to conduct a surgical clinic.
q We are also most appreciative to the iine physicians of the Daniel
 2 Boone Clinic in Harlan for the obstetric and pediatric help and
  advice they have given us during the year. Dr. David B. Stevens
 1 of Lexington has held orthopedic clinics for us during the past
fiscal year and we do thank him so very much. Members of our
Lexington Medical Advisory Committee and National Medical
Council have given their services over and over to patients sent
to them. Dr. Harold B. Rosenbaum of the University of Ken-
 A tucky Medical Center has been most kind in reading X-rays for
us as a courtesy.
Our very special thanks go to the Kentucky State Depart-
ment of Health for the kindness of its Commissioner, Dr. Russell
E. Teague, and the directors of its divisions. Dr. Helen B. Fraser,
is Director of the Division of Maternal and Child Health, and her
 . associate, Dr. Jorge Deju, have been especially helpful to us. Miss
Ruth Spurrier, a member of our National Nursing Council and
‘ Director of Public Health Nursing, has also been most kind. Our