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Marion H. Naylor, Stenographer 710 14

Marion K. Walker, Stenographer 28 00

Augusta Hawley, Chief Accountant 1,000 00

Jennie I. Qumey, Statistical Clerk 700 00

Dora P. Bearse, Qerk 150 00

Josephine M. Briggs, Clerk 32 26

Mary E. Callahan, Clerk 601 53

Annie G. Carpenter, Clerk 661 68

Lillie M. Chamberlain, Clerk 42 40

Helen L. Connelly, Clerk 23 33

Hilma A. Fowler, Clerk 774 19

Amount carried forward $15,823 53

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mght forward $15,823 53

, Clerk 600 00

Clerk 147 75

rdan, Clerk 58 06

, Clerk 101 61

ich, Clerk 49 71

ining, Clerk 43 55

n, Clerk 117 74

Men, Clerk 125 00

ey, Clerk and Messenger . . . . 600 00

/, Messenger 20 00

es $17,686 95

ises of members 981 65

expenses :

Kelso $261 29

'ray 466 19

ton 76 83

cintire 66 08

Cook 64 19

934 58

358 84

605 11

87 03

54 00

office supplies 933 36

«legraph 36 54

23 90

:penses 39 02

$21,740 98

DIVISION OP STATE ADULT POOR.

hue. Superintendent $2,750 00



Subdivision of Indoor Poor.
W, Inspector of Almshodses
^n, Settlement Examiner .
:s, Transportation Officer .
is. Transportation Officer .
Transportation Officer .



ried forward . . $8,850 00



$1^0 00


1,700 00


900 00


1,100 00


600 00



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Amount brought forward $8,850 00

Edouard C. Mailloaz, Transportation Officer . . 1,000 00
Harry G. Taf t, Transportation Officer .... 91 67
William G. Peterson, Transportation Officer . . . 731 60
Flora E. Barton, Visitor for Maternity Cases at State In-
firmary 825 00

Sabina Marshall, Visitor for Maternity Cases at State In-
firmary . 941 66

Ruth A. Beebe, Visitor for Maternity Cases at State In-
firmary 120 42

Archie A. Ashley, Visitor 1,500 00

Frederic L. Kelley, Visitor 1,358 34

Fred J. Rice, Visitor 1,429 17

Annette E. Barnes, Stenographer and Statistician . . 1^00 00

Rose V. Eagan, Stenographer 700 00

Mary J. Watson, Stenographer 700 00

Margaret E. O'ConneU, Clerk 600 00

Henry H. Fairbanks, Clerk 400 00

Roy D. Merchant, Clerk 333 33

James J. OToole, Clerk and Messenger .... 500 00

Herbert L. Keeble, Messenger 466 67

Subdivision of Outdoor Poor.

George B. Tufts, Deputy Superintendent .... 2,000 00

Willard D. Tripp, Visitor-at-large and Examiner . . 1,800 00

Morton E. Cummings, M.D., Medical Visitor . . . 266 66

Edward Hitchcock, M.D., Medical Visitor . . . . 2,000 00

Joseph W. Proctor, M.D., Medical Visitor . 2,000 00

James H. Cunningham, Visitor 1,308 33

John B. Gallagher, Visitor 46 66

Frederick F. Green, Visitor 46 66

William Healey, Visitor 1,500 00

John W. Henderson, Visitor 1,500 00

Bemdt F. Heurlin, Visitor 250 00

William J. Hinchdiffe, Visitor 1,500 00

William Hopewell, Visitor 1,500 00

Louis R. lipp, Visitor 1,500 00

Edward J. McDonough, Visiter 917 85

Annie A. McBride, Examiner 1,137 50

Robina A. Morison, Settlement* Clerk .... 1,100 00

Justine D. Ferris, Accountant 900 00

Harriet I. Cowdery, Stenographer 30 00

Amount carried forward $42,951 42

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tis, Stenographer


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ilker, Stenographer






8 00


Dtyre, Clerk and MeaMB«ar






500 00


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$43,4i7 4Z


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540 00


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600 77
357 21


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44 00


I office supplies .










1,234 95


[ telegraph .










657 66


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3 45


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144 36


expenses










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$83 98




r. Hinchdiffe








195 30




. Heurlin








109 41




\ Morgan








670 39




lopewell








46103




^ardwell








617 57




Lipp








625 88




lealey .








695 30




. Proctor








477 17




litchcock








1,017 80




Henderson .








419 25




Ashley








306 71




Cunningham








413 64




tice








189 64




arshall .








126 53




Burton .








90 02




3eebe .








15 68




Mclntyre .








426 65




. Cummings, M.D








24 40




^ McDonough








134 37




F. Green .








36 17




Mlagher








80 23








7,217 12




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$54,424 15



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Part 1.1 GENERAL WORK OF THE BOARD. 175



AIOINO MOTHERS, ETC., CHAPTEB 841, ACTS OF 1913.

Emma W. Lee, Supervisor $212 90

Elizabeth B. Cole, Visitor 83 33

Lila C. Crapo, Visitor 96 77

Lillian F. Foss, Visitor . 83 33

Henriette Heinzen, Visitor 83 33

Anna Russell, Visitor 49 99

Mary G. Shau^nessey, Clerk 103 33

Mary M. Counihan, Stenographer 139 99

Dorothy H. Downey, Stenographer 140 00

Phyllis Bice, Stenographer 32 00

Alice B. Palmer, Stenographer 10 00

Cairline A. Jones, Stenographer 8 00

Total salaries $1,042 97

Travelling expenses:

Elizabeth B. Cole 5 06

Lila C. Crapo 4 08

Lillian F. Foss 5 97

Henriette Heinzen 3 45

Emma W. Lee 8 96

Anna Bussell 1 30

Total $1,071 79



DIVISION OF STATE MINOR WARDS.

Salaries:

James E. Fee, Superintendent $4,000 00

Subdivision of Children,

Katherine P. Hewins, Deputy Superintendent . . . 817 74

Winifred A. Eeneran, Deputy Superintendent . . . 1,291 67

Lucy B. Hancock, Visitor-at-large of Boarded Children . I4OO 00

Buth A. Baker, Visitor 718 42

Clifford B. Ballard, Visitor 600 00

Anna H. Bartlett, Visitor 908 33

Metta Bean, Visitor 768 47

Bertha I. Bei^r, Visitor 329 17

Boswell D. Blandy, Visitor 1,319 45

Edward W. Bowker, Visitor 1,500 00

Emily F. Brennan, Visitor 908 33



Amount carried forward $14,261 58

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Amount brought forxoard $14^61 58

Timothy J. Carey, Visitor 1,369 63

Florence M. Carpenter, Visitor 876 88

Ruth M. Carpenter, Visitor 40 00

Nathan Coe, Visitor 1,500 00

Sophia T. Cole, Visitor 714 59

Mary A. Cotter, Visitor 764 58

Anna F. Craddock, Visitor 342 78

G. Frederic Davis, Visitor 1.^500 00

Mary T. Dwyer, Visitor 833 33

Henry L. Gardner, Visitor 1,500 00

Marion L. Gterould, Visitor 806 71

Jennie L. Harris, Visitor 908 33

Geraldine S. Jones, Visitor 958 33

Frances B. Leonard, Visitor 789 44

Ruth Lissner, Visitor 908 33

Eugenia Locke, Visitor 769 44

Elizabeth B. Loomis, Visitor 329 17

Emily M. MacDonald, Visitor 770 27

Joseph P. Mclntyre, Visitor 1,500 00

Elizabeth McKeough, Visitor 770 27

Elizabeth K. Myles, Visitor 300 00

Mary F. Mooney, Visitor 908 33

Catherine G. Mullowney, Visitor 408 87

Arthur E. Newcomb, Visitor 1,500 00

Marion G. Noyes, Visitor 900 00

Ida R. Parker, Visitor 408 87

Charlotte C. Perkins, Visitor 627 42

Frederick G. Southmayd, Visitor 1,500 00

Edna G. Spitz, Visitor 342 78

Eileen Sullivan, Visitor 329 17

Marion S. Tewksbury, Visitor 714 59

Millie H. Tileston, Visitor 714 59

E. Mabel Tyler, Visitor 881 72

Edna H. Boyd, Stenographer 400 56

Susie L. Glynn, Stenographer 700 00

Alice K. Guyton, Stenographer 408 00

Lillian F. Hayes, Stenographer 326 66

Anna G. Kiley, Stenographer 750 42

Nellie F. Noonan, Stenographer 652 42

Alice G. O'Mealey, Stenographer 900 00

Elinor C. E. Murphy, Stenographer 101 00

Amount carried forward $45,989 06

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Part I.] GENERAL WORK OF THE BOARD. 177

Amount brought forward $45^89 06

Mary A. Murphy, Stenographer 27 22

Lillian D. Parks, Stenographer . . . . . 750 00

Casalena M, Sleeper, Stenographer 750 42

Mary J. Sullivan, Stenographer 700 00

Alice A. Page, Chief Accountant 1,000 00

Enuna W. KeUey, Accountant 966 66

Mary E. Weston, File Clerk 966 66

Catherine E. Smith, Chief Clerk 966 66

li^la D. Baker, Clerk 800 00

Marion L T. Bucknam, Oerk 800 00

Agnes F. Brown, Clerk 600 00

Mary R. Cady, Clerk 800 00

Fannie M. Parks, Clerk 20 00

Maud A. McLean, Clerk 613 04

Anna E. Murphy, Clerk 615 85

Joseph W. Grautstuck, Transportation Officer and Visitor 1,200 00

Francis J. Turcotte, Transportation Officer ... 700 00

Joseph E. Quinn, Messenger . . . . . 566 67

Paul V. Gunning, Messenger 43 57



Subdivision of Infants.
Sarah M. Crawford, M.D., Deputy Superintendent .
Ed^mi F. Cummings, M.D., Medical Visitor
Frederick A. Burt, Visitor to Infants
Edwin B. Sparrow, Inspector of Lying-in Hospitals
Mary J. McCormack, Inspector of Infant Boarding-houses
Helen. B. Alhro, Investigating Visitor
Helen F. Horan, Investigating Visitor
May E. P. Lowney, Investigating Visitor
Mary T. McCann, Investigating Visitor
S. Eleanor Merrill, Investigating Visitor
Eunice A. Miller, Investigating Visitor
Sarah E. Rawson, Investigating Visitor
Annie F. Merrill, Accountant
Marie T. Connors, Clerk .
Georgiana C. Faden, Clerk
Georgiana N. Maheu, Clerk
Annie B. McNeil, Clerk
Frances J. Love, Office Assistant



Total salaries

Amount carried forward



583 34

1,633 33

1,700 00

1,250 00

837 50

1,200 00

708 34

908 33

416 67

717 20

803 05

708 34

900 00

600 00

800 00

652 07

600 00

240 00

$74,133 98



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STATE BOARD OF CHARITY. [P. D. 17.



Amount brought forward $74,133 98

Extra service 89 72

Printing 1,044 51

Postage 1,339 78

Publications 47 6^

Stationery and oflBce supplies 1,468 01

Telephone and telegraph 927 12

Superintendent's travel 426 16

Miscellaneous expenses 52 18

Total . $79..529 11



TRANSPORTATION OP STATE PAUPERS.



Travelling expenses of officers:

Harry G. Taft .

George S. Dubois

Edouard C. Mailloux

Arthur C. Briggs

Daisy B. Hicks .

William G. Peterson
Foreign fares
Inland fares
Carriage and express ,
Food and lodging
Expenses of parole visitors
Expenses of branch office
Assistance .
Miscellaneous expenses
Transportation to State Infirmary



Total $15,727 ^

INDIGENT AND NEGLECTED CHILDREN.

Board $362..816 38

Clothing 87,335 82

Schooling 488 09

Physicians, medicine, hospital care, etc 19,475 28

Expenses, Charles Street Temporary Home . . 5,403 30

Expenses, Wellesley Temporary Home .... 6,072 67

Assistance and miscellaneous 6,706 13

Amount carried forward . - $488,297 67



$58 92


530 24


984 01


652 55


742 60


666 83


3,379 86


5,276 18


796 48


948 97


64 64


200 04


619 19


273 96


533 19



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Part I.] GENERAL WORK OF THE BOARD. 179

Amomt brought forward $488,297 67



Travelling expenses of visitors :
Frederick G. Southmayd
Nathan Coe .
Henry L. (Gardner
Timothy J, Carey
Edward W. Bowker
G. Frederic Davis
Arthur E. Newcomb
Joseph P. Mclntyre
Joseph W. Grautstnck
Roswell D. Blandy
Francis J. Turcotte
Katherine P. Hewins
Lucy B. Hancock
Mary F. Mooney .
Geraldine S. Jones
Jennie L. Harris .
Catherine E. Smith
Florence M. Carpenter
Mary T. Dwyer .
Winifred A. Keneran
EmOy F. Brennan
Ruth Lissner
Anna H. Bartlett
Ida B. PaAer .
Catherine G. Mullowney
Marion L. Gkrould
Frances R. Leonard
Anna E. Murphy
Emily M. MacDonald
Elizabeth McKeough
Metta Bean .
Marion G. Noyes
Eugenia Locke .
Mary A. Cotter .
Charlotte C. Perkins
Ruth A. Baker .
Marion S. Tewksbury
Sophia T. Cole .
Millie H. Tileston
E. Mabel Tyler .

Amounts carried forward



. $313 22


. 774 85


. 581 19


. 598 07


. 120 12


. 712 87


. 493 07


. 575 46


. 136 10


. 359 46


. 430 46


28 62


. 306 82


. 605 72


. 320 42


. 224 12


10 55


. 589 36


. 213 93


. 276 54


. 395 85


. 470 98


. 536 98


80 91


. 151 50


. 598 65


. 723 70


. 100 68


. 394 79


. 342 90


. 451 15


. 268 50


. 363 50


, 140 34


. 115 06


. 262 38


. 300 82


. 509 32


. 316 97


. 239 40


$14,435 33 $488,297 67


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%t8 brought forward



$14,435 33 $488,297 67



expenses of visitors —


- Concluded.




d B. BaUard 353 96


F. Craddock










209 68


i I. Berger .










139 38


G. Spitz .










125 69


Sullivan .










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«th K. Myles










. 188 91


^eth B. Loomis










113 40



15,701 46
btal $503,999 13

PAX7PEB INFANTS.

$42,696 20

5,005 64

1,877 14

, medical attendance, hospitals, etc. . . . 3,007 15

ons, assistance, express, etc 843 81

expenses o£ officers:

M. Crawford $10 75

1 F. Cummings 89 93

ric A. Burt 372 80

B. Albro 278 99

J. McCormack 692 37

E. P. Lowney 304 00

e A. Miller 251 62

1 R. Sparrow 281 01

F. Horan 371 36

eanor Merrill . . . . . 517 51

E. Rawson 209 08

E. McCann 176 18

3,555 60

'otal $56,985 54

TUITION OF STATE CHILDREN.

town bills $39,999 78



AUXILIARY VISITORS.

and other expenses of Auxiliary Visitors .
and other expenses of Almshouse Visitors



$134 17
203 83



$338 00



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Parti.] GENERAL WORK OF THE BOARD



SUPPORT OP SICK STATE PAUPiSS.

City and town bUls of 1907 ....

" « " " " 1908 ....

" " " " " 1909 ....

" " " " " 1910 ....

M u a a %i 2911

" " " " " 1912 ....

" " " " " 1913 ....



Total



BURIAL OP STATE PAUPERS.

City and town bills of 1910 ....

it U U ii u 101 1

" " " " " 1912 ....

" " " « " 1913 ....



Total



TEMPORARY AID OP STATE PAUPERS.

City and town bills of 1909

" « " « " 1910

u u u u u 1911

" " <« " « 1912

" *< " " « 1913

Foreign fares

Inland fares



Total



DANGEROUS DISEASES.

City and town bills of 1910

u u it u it 1911

u u u u u 2912
" " " " " 1913 .



Inland fares
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PENIKESE HOSPITAL.

Salaries:

Frank H. Parker $2,229 17

James A. Honeij 2,083 34

Samuel F. Bryant 570 00

Joseph Fomier 90 37

Emma Thomas 200 02

Melvin A. Nason 862 50

Gnstina E. Gatchell 112 50

Panl Rocatis 210 00

Ellsworth Femier 50 00

Lawrence Nolan 180 00

Edith Huntress 360 50

Stephen Littleton 146 19

Patrick Murphy 50 82

Total salaries $7^45 41

Extra wages and labor 2^84 21

Food 3,643 36

Clothing and material 970 85

Furnishings 745 89

Heat, light, and power 1,317 08

Repairs and improvements 2,021 18

Farm, stable, and grounds 1,425 18

Religious services 10 00

Miscellaneous 3,927 67

Total $23,390 83



ANNUAL REPORT.

Printing annual report $2,539 43

The above details may be classified as follows : —

Salaries $136,361 32

Travel of members 981 65

Other travel 31,836 89

Printing and stationery 4,214 40

Other office expenses 6,601 98

Support of State minor wards 581,727 39

Transportation 13,179 63

Amount carried forward $774,903 26

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Amount brought forward $774,903 26

Support of State outdoor poor 164,715 21

Penikese Hospital 23,390 83

Pablishing annual report 2,874 83

Total $965,884 13



Under the graded system salaries are increased during the
present fiscal year as follows: Lillian D. Parks, December 1,

1913, to $800; Marion L. Geronld, December 13, 1913, to
$1,000; Charlotte C. Perkins, December 14, 1913, to $900;
Rose V. Eagan, February 12, 1914, to $750; Margaret E.
O'Connell, February 19, 1914, to $650 ; Mary J. McCormack,
March 1, 1914, to $900; Timothy J. Carey, March 21, 1914,
to $1,500; Frederic L. Kelley, April 1, 1914, to $1,500; Agnes
F. Brown, April 8, 1914, to $650 ; Frances R Leonard, April
17, 1914, to $1,000; Arthur C. Briggs, June 6, 1914, to
$1,000; Jennie I. Gumey, July 19, 1914, to $750; Edouard C.
Mailloux, July 26, 1914, to $1,100; Mary J. Sullivan, July 22,

1914, to $750; Joseph W. Grautstuck, August 1, 1914, to
$1,300; Helen F. Horan, August 5, 1914, to $900; Anna E.
Murphy, August 7, 1914, to $700; Matilda V. Hall, August
12, 1914, to $650; Annie B. McNeil, August 12, 1914, to
$650; Ruth A. Baker, August 19, 1914, to $900; Marie T.
Connors, August 26, 1914, to $650; S. Eleanor Merrill, August
28, 1914, to $900; Maude McLean, August 28, 1914, to $700;
Francis J. Turcotte, September 4, 1914, to $800; Emily
M. MacDonald, September 5, 1914, to $1,000; Elizabeth
McKeough, September 5, 1914, to $1,000; Eugenia Locke,
September 11, 1914, to $1,000 ; Marion S. Tewksbury, Septem-
ber 16, 1914, to $900; Millie H. Tileston, September 16,
1914, to $900; Sophia T. Cole, September 16, 1914, to $900;
Marion H. Naylor, September 18, 1914, to .$800 ; Metta Bean,
September 18, 1914, to $1,000 ; Eoewell D. Blandy, September
21, 1914, to $1,500; Marion G. Noyes, October 1, 1914, to
$1,000 ; Annie G. Carpenter, October 1, 1914, to $800 ; Susie
L. Glynn, October 21, 1914, to $750; Sarah E. Rawson, Octo-
ber 15, 1914, to $900; Edwin R Sparrow, November 1, 1914,

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to $1,500; James H. Cunningham, November 1, 1&14, to
$1,500; Mary A. Cotter, November 6, 1914, to $1,000; Mary
J. Watson, November 11, 1914, to $750; Georgiana N. Maheu,
November 16, 1914, to $750; Mary E. Callahan, November 20,
1914, to $700; Eunice A, Miller, November 20, 1914, to
$1,000; Anna G. Kiley, November 28, 1914, to $850; Casalena
M. Sleeper, November 28, 1914, to $850.

The Auxiliary Visitors of older girls placed out, 1912-13,
are : Mary L. Allaire, Hatfield ; Ella M. Bacall, Newton High-
lands; Edith T. Bisbee, Boston; Martha B. Bishop, North
Brookfield; Mrs. Sanford Boice, South Ashfield; Rose Boyle
Herbert, Worcester; Luann L. Brackett, Boston; Alice T. S.
Brewster, Pittsfield; Elizabeth R. Bridgman, Belchertown;
Mary E. Brown^ West Roxbury ; Louise E. Burrage, Reading ;
Sarah Alden Burt, West Tisbury ; Mabelle L. Butler, Franklin ;
Ellen T. A. Callahan, Worcester ; Helen R. Campbell, Roxbury ;
Mrs. Arthur W. Carr, Bridgewater ; Anne M. Chapin, Spring-
field; Katherine Connell, Roxbury; Agnes M. Comwell, Mai-
den; Margaret E. Costello, Franklin; Florence S. A. Davis,
Quincy; Enmia L. Dickinson, Baldwinville ; Rev. Sarah I.
Dixon, Tewksbury Center; Mrs. Frank Field, Shattucksville ;
Anna L. Fuller, Palmer; Elvira M. Gorham, Bellows Falls,
Vt. ; Flora R. Greely, Athol; Mary C. Harrington, Roxbury;
Ellen M. Hartwell, Littleton Coromon; Marietta B. Hawes,
Attleborough ; Lucy A. Hitchcock, Palmer; Kate R. Holton,
Waverley; Cora Huse, Wakefield; Florence W. Hutchinson,
Pepperell; Leura E. Jenkins, Barre; Elizabeth H. Kelley,
Falmouth ; Amanda T. C. King, Thompsonville, Conn. ; Mary
M, Kingsley, Northampton; Louise W. Kinnear, Roslindale;
Beatrice Kluhn, Mill River; Sara G. Knight, Worcester; M,
Edna Larabee, Melrose; Margaret Mclntyre, Worcester; Mary
K. Morton, Hatfield; Margaret G. Murphy, Chelsea; Mary
Lawler Murphy, Boston; Gertrude Newhall, Boston; Abigail
F. Nims, Greenfield;. Genevieve C. Norton, Lee; Katherine
O'Brien, Roxbury; Mary Quirk, South Boston; S. Ellen
Ro'bertson, Chicopee; Flora A. Rose, Westfield; Helen Russell,
Plymouth ; Katherine V. Shinners, Dorchester ; Anne C. Smith,
Dennisport; Josephine A. Smith, Springfield; Sabra C. Snell,



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Amherst; Florence Stowe, Belmont; Louella C. Tainter, Dor-
chester, Mary B. Townsley, Springfield; Bertha L. Turner,
Watertown; Ellen HL Underwood, South Dennis; Mary E.
Veber, Charlemont; Alice E. Wetherbee, Fall River; Abbie
M, White, Famumsville; Julia E. White, Williamsburg; Har-
riet J. Williams, Wellfleet,

The Parole Visitors of prisoners released from the State
Farm, 1913-14, are: Frank W. Amazeen, Haverhill; Albert
Arnold, Boston; Daniel W. Bates, Westfield; William H. Bay-
ley, Newburyport; Michael Bergin, Waltham; William G,
Brett, Boston; Cornelius Buckley, Natick; James T. Carroll,
South Boston ; Rev. Clark Carter, Lawrence ; Chester L. Clark,
MiHord; James H, Conley, Charlestown; William F. Dineen,
North Adams; Joseph M. Fitzgerald, Pittsfield; Frank E.
Flaherty, Somerville; Thomas S. Foley, Brighton; William
Forsberg, Worcester; Edward A. Hall, Springfield; George L.
Harris, Northampton; Timothy J. Harris, Marlborough;
Harold C. Haskell, Brookline; Joseph H, Ladd, South Fram-
ingham; Matthew B. Lamb, Worcester; J. Fred Leslie,
Wobum; Rev. Oscar Lindegren, East Boston; Joesph P. Love,
Webster; John E. Lynch, Boston; Peter J. Lynch, Melrose;
Oswald J. McCourt, West Newton; Thomas J. McEneaney,
Lawrence; John J. McGrath, Amesbury; Rev. William G.
MuUin, Lowell; Edwin Mulready, Rockjand; William H.
O^Neil, Salem; George S. Paine, Brockton; Moses J. Perrault,
Fitchburg; Frederick W. Robinson, Boston; Thomas B.
Kounds, Somerset; D. W. Stowell, Huntington; Michael
Sweeney, Fall River; John W. Trehy, Chicopee; Rev. John
B. Whiteman, Greenfield; Edward B. Wilbur, Taunton; Rev.
Cteorge C. Wright, Lowell ; Captain James A. Wright, Beverly.

Miss Mary Byers Smith of Andover, Miss Winifred Hawk-
ridge and Miss Margaret S. Winslow of Boston are volunteer
visitors to the State Infirmary.

MEETINGS OF THE BOARD.

During the official year ending November 30, 1913, the
Board held twenty-eight meetings, viz., twelve regular monthly
meetings and sixteen adjourned and special meetings. The



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186 STATE BOARD OF CHARITY. [P, D. 17, Part I.]

attendance of members at these meetings was as follows: Mr.
Lincoln, fifteen meetings; Miss Curtis, twenty-four; Mr.
Adams, twenty-five; Mr. Tilley, twenty-four; Mr. Brackett,
twenty-one; Mr. Johnson, twenty; Mr, Eatshesky, ten; Mr.
Downey, fifteen; Mrs. Sheffield, twenty-one. There were, in
addition, frequent meetings of the Standing Committees. The
results of all these meetings are embodied in the foregoing
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INDEX TO PART I.



PAQB

Acts of the LegiBlature affecting Board, enacted in 1013 ... 14

Administratiye duties of the Board ....... 117

Adc^tions . 145

Advances from the treasury, recommendation concerning ... 13

After care of women and children discharged from the State Infirmary 124

Alien immigrants 134

Almshouses, act affecting care of children in ..... 15

Analysis of maintenance cost of State institutions .... 71

Auxiliary visitors 185

Bastardy. See Illegitimate Children.

Board meetings 185

Bocurding houses, for children, licensed ...... 154, 156

Boston Parental School. See Suffolk County Training School.
Bridgewater. See State Farm.

By-laws of the Board 4

Canton. See Massachusetts Hospital School.

Capacity of State institutions 23

Cost of maintenance of State institutions 24

Cash advances from the treasury, recommendation concerning 13

Charitable bequests, recommendation as to notices concerning 13

Charitable corporations, act relative to reports of .... . 15

Children in almshouses, act affecting care of .... . 15

In care and custody of the Board . 135

Adoptions 145

Statistical tables 146, 162

Discharges from care and custody 149

Illegitimate, act affecting parentage and maintenance ... 16

Mothers with dependent, act for suitably aiding 18

Settied minor, in families ........ 115

Under three years, in care of Board ...... 135

Over three years, in care of Board . . 137

Cities and towns, act affecting reimbursement to, for care of sick persons 20

Returns of poor relief by 9

Penalty for failure to make pauper returns ..... 116

Reimbursing the State for care of settled dependent children 144

Tuition of children reimbursed by Commonwealth .... 166

Committees of the Beard 3

Comparative view of movement of population and of expenditxu^ at

State institutions 25

County Training Schools ......... 97

Custody of Board, children in 135

Tuition of children in 166

Dangerous diseases 119

Dependent children, mothers with, etc. ...... 128

Reimbursement by cities and towns for State care of . . . 144



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Dependent minor children with settlement, in almshouses . . . 1 15

In families and asylums ........ 115

Deportations 123, 134

District police officer, recommendation regarding provision for special 13

Duties of the Board, supervisory ....... 6

Administrative .......... 117

Employees of the Board 171

Essex County Training School 97

Elxecutive officers of the Board ........ 3

Expenditures at State institutions, comparative view of . . . 25, 70

Expenses of the Board, details 171

Families, settled adult poor provided for in . 114

Feeble-minded, reconmiendation of new school for ... . 10

Finances of the Board 170

Financial administration of State institutions ..... 63

Former members of the Board ........ vi

Graded S3rstem of salaries 183

Hampden Ck>unty Training School ....... 97

Hospital School, Massachusetts ........ 50

Hospitals, licensed lying-in 163

Illegitimate children, act affecting parentage and maintenance 16



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