Social Security benefit recipients In Fayette county increase 10.9% Old-age, survivors, and disability insurance benefits are becoming increasingly important as a community resource, according to Earl T. Johnson, District Manager of the Waterloo office of the Social Security Administration. A total of $170,371 is paid monthly in social security benefits to 2,873 beneficiaries in Fayette county. This is an increase of 282 or about 10.9 per cent in the number of persons receiving benefits over last year's figures. While the benefits are intended primarily for the beneficiaries' ecomomic security, they help business in the ' community generally. Most of the money is spent immediately for food, clothing, and other necessities. Retired workers in Fayette county numbering 1,057 were receiving $113,416 in monthly payments while 587 wives and dependent husbands of retired workers were receiving $20,752 per month. There were 249 children receiving $12,375 per month while 44 mothers were receiving $2,562 per month. Widows and dependent widowers totaling 265 were receiving $16,222 per month. A total of 52 disabled workers were receiving $4,401 per month while 18 wives, dependent husbands nnd children of disabled workers were receiving $559 per month. In the eight county area served by the Waterloo district o.'fice, 24,859 persons were receiving $1,613,804 in monthly benefits as of December 31. 1961. This is an increase of 2,177 beneficiaries or 9.6 per com and $188,295 in monthly payments over December 31, 1960, Mr. Johnson said. In the eight-county area 13,924 retired workers were receiving $1,050,316 in monthly payments while 4.677 wives and dependent husbands of retired workers were receiving $186,928 per month. There were 2,322 children receiving $121,- 9(i2 (>er month while 491 mothers were receiving $30,293 per month. Widows and dependent widowers totaling 2,385 were receiving $152,964 and 17 dependent parents were receiving $1,030 per month. A total of 614 disabled workers were receiving $56,514 per month while 429 wives, dependent husbands and children of disabled workers were receiving $13,797 per month. For the entire state of Iowa, old-age, survivors and disability insurance payments at the end of December, 1961 were being paid to 288,743 persons at the rate of $18,496,626 per month. Benefits totaling $221,890,000 were paid in Iowa during 1961. Nationally, at the present time, social security benefits are being paid at a rate of over one billion dollars a month to 16$ million beneficiaries. "There ore several reasons for the increase," Mr. Johnson said. There are more aged people; benefits ore now payable at age 62; and less social security credit is needed to meet the eligibility for benefits. The overage old-age benefit nationally for December 1961 was $75.65 for a retired worker. In the State of Iowa, the average benefit was $73.90. The Waterloo social security district office serves the following counties: Black Hawk, Bremer, Buchanan, Butler, Fayette, Franklin. Grundy and Hardin. Field representatives from the Waterloo district office visit contact stations in the following towns once a week: Independence, Oelwein, West Un ion, Hampton, Iowa Falls and Eld ora. They visit the following towns twice a month: Waverly and Gnmdy Center. The Waterloo district office is open from 8:30 a. m. to 4:45 p. m. Monday through Friday. It is closed on Saturdays and National holidays. creased 7 per cent,' form 28 In 1959 to 30 in 1961. "This report reflects # healthy growth in manufacturing in Iowa.'' said Harry D. Linn, I. M. A. ex ecutive vice president. "It is important to the Iowa economy 'that this growth be continued and one way this pan be encotiraged is by^ maintaining a favorable industrial climate*" , , Registered Brown Swiss Is high producer MAYNARD -- A 'registered Brown Swiss in the herd ;of Ilarvey Love, Fairbank, led v all others in the Fayette county Dairy Herd Improvement association No. 3 that completed their lactation in May with a record Of '630, pounds of butterfat. Another" in" the same herd produced 465 -"pounds. Others with records of 400 or more pounds of fat were found in the following herds, according to George A. Youmans supervisor. Russell W. Pagel, Sumner, four registered Holsteins with C13, 582. 576 arid 53S 1 poupds; I. P. Stewart, Maynard, one registered Holstein with 575 pounds; Russell Lockard and Harold Miehe, Maynard, three registered Holsteins with 514, 508 and 467 pounds, Also Deane J. Scherman. Arlington,., one registered Holstein with 50S pounds; Edwin Decker, West gale, one registered Holstein with 499'pounds;: .(Jene H. Brownell. Wcstgate, one registered Holstein with' 493 pounds; Bernard K. Buhr, Sumner, one registered Holstein with 491 pounds; Martin J. Boedeker; .Randalia, two registered Holsteins with 476 and 426; II. W. and Milton Leech, Westgate, one registered Holstein with 4(19 pounds; •Walter Pagel and Sons. Sumner, one registered with 435 pounds; and Louis Gamier, Maynard, two registered Holsteins with -129 and 425 pounds. Scouts camp out MAYNARD — Sixteen Boy Scouts, their leaders, David Parsons, and assistant leaders, Ivan Opperman and the Rcvi Herman J. Brandt, took part in a cookout and campout north of town Friday afternoon and night, June 1. The Scouts also did work that Is required for the tenderfoot, first and second class badges. Scouts on .the trip included Dennis Berry. Ronald Brandt, Donald Biinii, Bob Carlsen, John Fink, Randy Fortune, Mike and Charles Hard. John Parsons, Steve Reinke, IA>O Steffen, Kirby Samuelson, Don Trotter, Paul Thompson, Jerri and Joel Wood. Present for the cookout only was Jan Wood. berry patch in the county owned by a man who has a patent on the variety of berries. He developed the Lee Roy Teague berry which was patented by the U. S. Government in 1959. They bear from June until frost. Strawberries One of the busiest farms in Harrison County recently was the Lee Teague farm near Logan. He has two plots of strawberries and it is also probably the only straw- Industrial growth Increases number of Manufacturing plants Iowa's industrial growth between 1959 and 1961 brought increases in the number of manufacuring plants in all employment classifications except one, the Iowa Manufacturers Association reported today. The only drop was in the number of manufacturing plants with 250 to 500 employees. In 1959 there were 62 plants in that category, compared with 58 in 1961, the I. M. A. report said. The total number of manufacturing plants in Iowa increased from 3,466 in 1959 to 3,624 in 1961. The I. M. A. report, based on statistics compiled by the Iowa Development Commission, showed plants employing under 20 persons increased from 2,447 in 1959 to 2,477 two years later, an increase of slightly more than one per cent. The greatest percentage increase was 25 per cent in the plants employing between 100 and 250 persons. The number of plants in that category rose from 168 in 1959 to 211 in 1961. In the category of plants with 20 to 50 employees, there were 514 in 1959 and 564 last year, an increase of more than 9 per cent. Plants with 50 to 100 employees rose from 224 in 1959 to 257 in 1961, on increase of more than 14 per cent. 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