Lime Springs Herald (Newspaper) - July 3, 1975, Lime Springs, Iowa Lime Springs Becomes A Bicentennial Community Dept. of History la. 50319 Lime Springs not only ed its Bicentennial flag and at Wednesday's ceremony at Lidtke hut was praised by the American Revolution Bi- centennial Commission er Frank Harrington of Kansas City upon its thing that the smaller towns have a knack of doing even ter than the metropolitan ters he had an opportunity to attend about 145 such tennial Community observances thus Tile presentation of the colors was praised as best and the the Community the and the community in general were lauded for making this an impressive outstanding John Conrad of the State Bi- centennial Commission ed the presentation of a matching toward the re- of the old Lidtke He also presented to Mrs. riett Honorary tennial Chairman for Lime the Bicentennial Certificate proclaiming Lime Springs as a Bicentennial Herman C. longtime operator owner of the Lidtke received a special tion a silver Lidtke Mill com- memorative specially ed to raise funds for the mill re- Altho just recovering from a serious surgical Herman was on the form to receive the Making the presentation was Dr. Abner Buresh of the Mill ation Dr. Buresh ed that Mill is Herman and it would be entirely to have this ob- servance without the presence of Herman He pointed out that Herman's checks still bear the heading Springs and added are always Guests on the platform were introduced by Master of monies Marvin ter he had thanked the various participants in the The guests included State ative William Mrs. Milo wife of Senator the speakers Frank Harrington and Ray Conrad of the nial County Super- visors George Mclvin and Leo riett Dr. Abner Herman C. Mayor Arlow Johnson and Gordon J. The ceremony took place on or near the platform located on a grassy plot with an arena of seats of planks set on concrete with the Mill directly in the The invocation was by Gordon J. Legion prayed as Most Gracious We thank Thee for this We thank Thee for our who saw and oped the natural resources of this We thank Thee for the river and timberland of this and the fertile All of which from your bountiful and which men were able to to their We here to a full century having been given the privilege of preserving this the fruit of their As we this we thank Thee for having a small part in preserving this old mill and so future generations may observe and enjoy these which ground the grain for both man and We thank Thee for those who have assumed the responsibility of this And may who live in this 20th so live and that what we do here may be enjoyed by future All this we pray in our Master's Five American Legion Posts and one VFW Post presented the national colors and the post flags at either side of the followed in line by the Boy Scouts of Troop 121. The Band directed by Tom played the Star ed followed by the Boy Scouts leading the reciting of the Pledge of Allegiance to the joined by the at 1500. Color guards were furnished by the Le Protivin and Lime Springs gion and the post of The Band played It's A Grand Old followed by the introduction of the guests on the platform The Community Chorus ed by Mrs. Carl Cassidy then sang the Land Is My followed by The Mrs. Ab Buresh was accompanist for the 28-mem- ber Patriotic numbers Yankee odle and by the Band preceded the duction M. C. Marvin priester Conrad and Frank representing the America Revolution tennial state and In his speech of presentation of the Bicentennial Mr. rington said that the nial serves as a reminder that we have to do something for an opportunity to rekindle the spirit of some of the signers of the Declaration of Many of these up debtors for having helped finance the war of in- He encouraged the audience to this and Scouts in Ceremonies same spirit of optimism and thereby ing a way of life to improve the quality of life for all There are now over Bi- centennial Cities in the U. S. and it was for this occasion that he came to recognize Lime Springs as one of In he honor congratulate and can't remember a ler In an earlier State Representative Griffee who represents this district in the stale read the resolution passed in the Iowa Legislature extending its con- gratulations to the City of Lime which he ed to Mr. for the Bi- centennial Bicentennial Presentations To Mayor Arlow Mr. Harrington then presented the Bicentennial which Mayor Johnson accepted in behalf of the the mill restoration Lime Springs cecs were instrumental in the acquiring of the mill from the County Historical Society and for a majority of the restoration work so Members of the Mill Restoration Committee were ed to rise for introduction and recognition of their The Legion band and chorus were as well as others helping to make the day a Mrs. Harriett in the Bicentennial called it a real honor on be- half of the real people of the Lime Springs To Eagle Scouts Dennis Foote and David Ihns went the signal honor of raising the nial a snowwhite banner with colorful and one could sense the feeling of the crowd as it first billowed ward the as held by the two Eagle everyone sang Bless led by the Chorus and the Legion Posts and Scouts retired the bringing to a close the most impressive Everyone there thought it well worth the work of preparation and were glad to be a part of it. The impact of such as they are held throughout the country over the years 1975 and should have a tremendous re- birth effect upon the American way of thinking upon its preciation of and ob- ligations to future In conjunction with the a Chicken and Ribs beque was served at the park shelter This also proved very with mately 750 Visitors from some distance were present re- newing making a special day of and finding it an enjoyable LIME SPRINGS HERALD AN OFFICIAL NEWSPAPER OF AND FOR HOWARD COUNTY A NATIONAL AND STATE BICENTENNIAL COMMUNITY Vol. 89, No. 27 Lime Iowa 52155 July 3, 1975 Albion Gravel of Connie 20 Mary Mracek Wins Sr. 4-H Dress Jeanie Gansen Is Alternate The 4-H Dress Revue was held June 23rd at the 4-H Building in Cresco with 43 girls and then ed Thursday night in front of the grandstand with last year's presenting the Mrs. Jan South Home Economics judged the Mracek of the Protivin Peppy Pals 4-H Club was named State Fair winner in the Senior Mary wore a beige trimmed in beige lace wore red jewelry The winner of this division must have had three years in the thing be a Junior or Senior in High School during the past and be ing in the clothing Alternate selected was Jeanie of the Howard Happy Hustlers 4-H who worn a i latched plaid and check slack uit ensemble and will Howard County at the Dairy Cattle Alternate to both of these girls is Diane Stark of the Jamestown Jolly Juniors 4-H who wore a short jacket and slack in beige and Girls who will also go to the Dairy Cattle Congress Joan Platte of the 4-H Maureen Lockie of the Cloverleaf Neighbors 4-H and Jayne Shimek of the Paris Pals 4-H Alternates are Joan Rink of the Howard ter Stars 4-H Susan sen of the Howard Happy lers 4-H and Sharon cek of Paris Pals 4-H Nelson May Dies Nelson father of former Lime Springs Presbyterian tor Robert passed away Pastor and Mrs. May now live at Awards on Bicentennial Program Lime Springs American Legion leads color units of area is sgt. in with Lime Springs front being from Vern Van Robert Clarence Don Dr. presents Lidtke Mill silver coin to mill man Rev. Arnpriester looks CHERRY GROVE U. CHURCH WELCOMES NEW REV. R. KOEHN Rev. Richard Kochn preached his first sermon as new pastor of the Cherry Grove United Methodist Church last He spoke on Foundation and the from I and the choir welcomed him and his wife Barb by ing Tis So The couple were honored ter the service by a cooperative dinner served in the basement lead of Eagla and unfurl Richard Koehn of the Besides the de- licious they were by David jokes and songs sung by the women's After they were presented with many gifts from the to help them in their new Rev. and Mrs. Koehn have been living in the past year and a having received his Master of Divinity degree from Candler School of Emory in March 1975. This is their first church Rev. Kochn having been ed a deacon in the United odist Church in June 1974. Both Rev. Kochn and his wife Barbara were raised in Minn. He obtained his B.A. de- gree in Health and Physical from Hamline in 1972. Mrs. Koehn received a B. S. de- gree from the University of in Home They have no They report a very warm come accorded them at Cherry garden had been the inside of the parsonage had been painted and the yard had been kept and even had lunch and dinner awaiting them when they arrived last They had gotten acquainted with many of their new church members during the at the annual ice cream but the official welcome was reserved for after Sunday's GIRLS WIN The Lime Springs Women's Softball Team met on June 25, at Lime It was a good game with Lime Springs winning 7 to 1. Ex- hitting was again sed with Deb Gasser hitting 4 out of 4 with one double and Kathleen Cassidy hitting four out of 4 with two The Carolyn ed only 5 hits and strike All of the girls have been hitting and playing quite We have a good team this year and very much appreciate the support of our Connie 20 year old daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Harold Craft Sr. of Cresco was found around Monday the victim of an apparent ing in a gravel pit 6Va miles NW of Time of was placed at around a.m. Officials are ing the Funeral es will be held Thursday ing at at St. Joseph lic Church in Conway Funeral Home is in charge of There is a possibility of foul and the Iowa Bureau of Criminal Investigation is aiding Sheriff Gordon office in the as the body had some marks on the head which could have been caused by a rock or blunt in- Miss Craft's body was fully clothed in jeans and ter top worn Her shoes were not Inside her jeans pocket was a driver's license and other papers in a plastic The young lady had attended the Howard County walked a girl friend and was last seen about a.m. Monday sitting alone on the steps of tlic old armory in across from the police Discovery of the girl's body was by a Cresco man and his who went to the apparently for It being a popular night spot at- tho having very cold up to 12 ft. and with sheer rock and is posted for no Miss Craft was at home for the week-end from attending beauty classes at a Rochester Connie was born April 29, 1955 at and graduated from Notre Dame H. S. in 1974. She was the youngest of seven four sisters and two Her grandparents are Mr. and Mrs. Anton Randak and Mrs. Cora all of HOSPITAL NOTES Emily a resident of Saratoga and a sister of Dr. Ab- ner fell June 21st at her home and broke her It was set June 29th at Community Hospital in where she has been hospitalized since the Mrs. Wendell VanderBie was admitted Sunday afternoon to St. Marys Hospital in Mrs. Ethel Laut drove to dar Falls Thursday and spent until Saturday with Mr. and Mrs. Percy Laue and Mr. and Mrs. Tom Stevenson and Missy and Larry Hart were Sunday visitors in the Frederick Schmauss ARRIVAL Mr. and Mrs. Roger Morris of Los New are the parents of an 8 lb. 9 oz. daughter born June 29th. She has been named Sara Marie and joins two sisters and two The mother is the for- mer Kay Mr. and Mrs. Art Rembold of Limn Springs are the maternal grand- KT Ra MEETING OF THOSE WHO WANT LIFESAVING LESSONS On July 9th, a A. M. meeting will be held at the Lime Springs Swimming Pool for those interested in ing the Red Cross Junior and Senior All cf those desiring to take the course should contact Kent sidy at the pool before this ing if they have not already so.