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LIPPSPRINGE

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Originally appearing in Volume V16, Page 743 of the 1911 Encyclopedia Britannica.
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LIPPSPRINGE, a town and watering-place in the Prussian province of Westphalia, lying under the western slope of the Teutoburger Wald, 5 M. N. of Paderborn. Pop. (1905) 3100. The springs, the Arminius Quelle and the Liborius Quelle, for which it is famous, are saline waters of a temperature of 70° F., and are utilized both for bathing and drinking in cases of pulmonary consumption and chronic diseases of the respiratory organs. The annual number of visitors amounts to about 6000. Lippspringe is mentioned in chronicles as early as the 9th century, and here in the 13th century the order of the Templars established a stronghold. It received civic rights about 1400. See Dammann, Der Kurort Lippspringe (Paderborn, 1900) ; Koniger, Lippspringe (Berlin, 1893); and Frey, Lippspringe, Kurort fur Lungenkranke (Paderborn, 1899).
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