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Mechanical Movement.

Mechanical Movement.

Date: February 10, 1891
Creator: Baker, George W.
Description: Patent for a mechanical movement using a crank to operate the lazy-tongs through the medium of a pitman, guided by a pair of parallel wires and, a reciprocating bar guided by a socket to produce the reciprocating motion. Illustration is included.
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Corn-Planter.

Corn-Planter.

Date: February 10, 1891
Creator: Schofield, James Drommond
Description: Patent for an improvement of a corn-planter using a combinations of, a rotary seed plate that has a circumferential series of perforations, a spherical weight or ball acts as ejector, and a hopper that has a circular opening on the bottom to work together “to prevent too large quantities of seed from entering the seed-cups, but which shall also serve to forcibly eject the seeds at the proper time” (lines 19-22), illustration is included.
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Net for Crabbing and Fishing.

Net for Crabbing and Fishing.

Date: February 17, 1891
Creator: Franklin, Robert M.
Description: Patent for a new and improved net for fishing and crabbing by using a trigger device that would automatically open the net’s “free end” fully and horizontally when the net is lowered on the bed floor of the river. After use, the net can be folded very compactly for easy transport. Illustration is included.
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Wall and Ceiling Polish.

Wall and Ceiling Polish.

Date: February 10, 1891
Creator: Neavitt, Thomas J.
Description: Patent for an improvement of a polish mixture for wall and ceiling which is water-proof and has a glossy finishes; instructions and ingredients for the mixture are included, no illustration.
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Grain-Conveyer for Binders, &c.

Grain-Conveyer for Binders, &c.

Date: February 17, 1891
Creator: Schubert, George
Description: Patent for improvements in grain conveyers by using a slotted platform with parallel walls on the sides, a conveyer-block having arms and friction-rollers that is moved by an endless chain in between the walls, a lever keyed on a shaft and two gears in constant mesh with each other; all these parts working together to creating a mechanism that drives the conveyers in either direction to accomplish the binding of the grains. Illustration is included.
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Fountain Attachment for Inkstands.

Fountain Attachment for Inkstands.

Date: February 10, 1891
Creator: Bergen, James V.
Description: Patent for a new and improved fountain attachment for inkstands by using a hollow float, having a central vertical aperture on the bottom, the float is placed in a vessel filled with ink. After ink is being drawn from the hollow opening of the float, the float is forced into an uppermost position thus closing the vessel to prevent the air from passing the ink contained in the vessel. The ink is confined in an air and dust proof stand, which can be easily cleaned. Illustration is included.
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Apparatus for Scouring Water-Ways.

Apparatus for Scouring Water-Ways.

Date: March 31, 1891
Creator: Holden, Elbridge G.
Description: Patent for an improved apparatus for scouring water-ways by using water-discharge pipes and air-discharge pipes arranged at each side of the vessel. When “vessel is slowly moved forward while the water and air forcing pumps are working,..... direct force of the water-jets and air-jets will agitate and scatter and lift the dislodged particles and float them much higher and longer than would be the case were the water-jet pipes alone used.” (Lines 63-75) Illustration is included.
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Railroad-Track Lifter.

Railroad-Track Lifter.

Date: March 31, 1891
Creator: Brown, Hiram David
Description: Patent for improvement in railroad-track lifters by using “the combination of a base, a upright, a lever and two pawls engaging notches of the upright” (lines 97-99) and “hand mechanism for operating the pawls,” (lines 1-2, p. 2) for easily raising sections of railway-track. Illustration is included.
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Tire-Tightener.

Tire-Tightener.

Date: March 31, 1891
Creator: Reeves, Alexander Marion
Description: Patent for improvements in tire tighteners by using wedges with longitudinal ridges, longitudinal tapering ridges or webs, together “with a wheel-rim, clamps arranged in pairs upon each side of the felly-joint, the clamps consisting of plates have a fluted or corrugated inner surface …., the extension of the registering plates being connected by transverse bolts.” (lines 37-45) Illustration is included.
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Convertible Mop and Brush.

Convertible Mop and Brush.

Date: April 7, 1891
Creator: Bagby, William H.
Description: Patent for improvements in convertible mops and brushes by using a “combination of the fountain-handle, the bail/frame secured thereto and provided with a rubber strip at its lower edge, and the mop secured to the bail/frame.” (Lines 3-7, p.2) Illustration is included.
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