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 County: Harris County, TX
 Collection: Texas Patents
Improvement in Thill-Couplings.
Patent for improvements in thill-couplings "whereby provision is made for the easy connection and disconnection of the shafts or pole of the vehicle without any unscrewing or removal of bolts or pins" (para. 2).
Vending Machine
Patent for improvements in vending machines.
Patent for a new design "in armor or protectors for pneumatic tires" (line 13) including instructions and illustrations.
Patent for a desktop paper weight that not only sits atop paper, but also serves as a calendar, memorandum pad, and a container for small office articles.
Patent for a canopy frame for any kind of drapery, including mosquito nets. The design is purported to be inexpensive and strong, using a thin metal support for the crossbeams.
Apparatus for Making Cotton-Bales.
Patent for improvement in apparatus for making cotton-bales from continuous sheets or bats by “employing only a single press and which permits the ginning and bat-forming devices to be operated continuously which accumulated the cotton in light and fleecy condition during the covering and removal of the bales, which feeds the cotton from the accumulator to the baling apparatus whenever this is desired.” (Lines 68-75) Illustration is included.
Patent for improvements in "gaskets or packing rings for steam-cylinders, and is designed to prevent the gasket from becoming broken or spread apart at the port-openings therein" (lines 7-10).
Patent for device to securely hold a pane of glass on roofs, skylights, etc. without the use of putty.
Turning-Tool for Bale-Band Fasteners.
Patent for a new and useful turning-tool for bale-band fasteners “which can be readily applied to and removed from the fastener, while at the same time providing positive means for exerting a powerful leverage upon the turning or winding element of the fastener to insure the taking up of a maximum amount of slack in a bale-band with a minimum movement.” (Lines 15-22.) Illustration is included
Turning Tool for Bale Band Fasteners.
Patent for "novel construction of turning-tool having simple and efficient means for exerting a powerful leverage upon the turning or winding element of the fastener, whereby all of the slack in the bale-band may be readily taken up and drawn very tight, thus insuring the manipulation of the bale-band fastener in a way to provide for taking up a maximum amount of slack with a minimum movement" (lines 16-25). Includes Illustrations.
Patent for improvement in cotton-compresses by employing two compressing rolls, so that while one compress is finishing a bale the other would continuously carry out the feeding operation; making it unnecessary to stop the condenser or any part of the ginning apparatus. Illustration is included.
Patent for "a frog for crossing rails at switches or railway-crossings" (lines 8-9).
Patent for improvement in coin-holder “to be use on a belt to be worn by a person or on a stand placed on a counter, desk, or the like, and arranged to hold coins of desired denominations and to permit the user to conveniently and quickly remove coins of various denominations for making changes.” (Lines 10-16) Illustration is included.
Bale-Band Fastening.
Patent for "a new and useful bale-band fastening or bale-tie for an object to provide a simple and efficient device for taking up a maximum amount of slack in the band with a minimum movement, while at the same time serving to tightly secure the band about the bale and preventing the same from loosening or the ends thereof from rending apart ." (lines 5-15) including instructions and illustrations.
Incandescent Hydrocarbon-Lamp.
Patent for "a new and useful incandescent hydrocarbon-lamp employing an easily-evaporated oil for fuel which transformed into gas before burning." (lines 5-10) including instructions and illustrations.
Patent for " a improved steam-separating trap or steam-eliminator for obtaining a supply of dry steam to an engine or like machinery" (lines 7-10 including instructions and illustrations.
Combined Writing and Advertising Desk.
Patent for a desk that "combines writing and advertising desks or cabinets." (Lines 9-10) Illustrations included.
Folding Poultry-Coop.
Patent for certain new and useful improvements in folding poultry coops, including instructions and illustrations.
Patent for a device used with metal-working machines that provides more efficient finishing.
Bale-Band Fastener.
Patent for a new and useful bale band fasteber, including instructions and illustrations.
Attachment for Type-Writing Machines.
Patent for a new and useful attachment for type writing machines, including instructions and illustrations.
Tightening Device For Spring Bed-Bottoms.
Patent for certain new and useful improvements in tightening devices for spring bed bottoms, including instructions and illustrations.
Extension Car-Step.
Patent for a new and useful extension car step for "use on street cars and railway coaches". (line 13 - 15).
Winding-Tool For Bale-Fastenings.
Patent for a new and useful winding tool for bale fastenings.
Book Type-Writer.
Patent for certain new and useful improvements in book type writers, including instructions and illustrations.
Automatic Car-Coupling.
Patent for certain new and useful improvements in automatic car couplings, including instructions and illustrations.
Pressure-Controlling Valve Mechanism For Hydraulic Presses.
Patent for certain new and useful improvements in pressure controlling valve mechanism for hydraulic presses, including instructions and illustrations.
Patent for certain new and useful improvements in stock guards, including instructions and illustrations.
Patent for a bale-fastening device that "may be applied with facility to a cotton-bale or to an equivalent package." (lines 9-11) including instructions and illustrations. The tie comprises "a band, a key engaged with the band and rotatable to coil the same therearound, and a lock fitted upon the band and engaged with the key to prevent reverse rotation thereof" (lines 105-109).
Saw-Filing Machine.
Patent for a new and useful saw filing machine, including instructions and illustrations.
Steering Device for Vehicles.
Patent for certain new and useful improvements in steering devices for vehicles, including instructions and illustrations.
Polisher or Brush.
Patent for a new and useful improvements in polishing brushes.
Tire - Protector
Patent for a new and useful improvements in tire-protectors. This design "has relation to armor for pneumatic tires" (line 8-9).
Wheel For Bicycles.
Patent for certain new and useful improvements in wheels for bicycles. This design is to "provide an improved tire for this purpose which is adapted to take the place of a pneumatic tire and to operate in a similar manner" (line 13 - 17).
Game - Carrier.
Patent for a new and useful instrument and device to "provide hunters and fishermen with a light, cheap, clean, convenient, and secure means of carrying their game and fish" (line 18 -20).
Bale Tie
Patent for a new and improved bale tie. This invention is to "provide a new and improved bale-tie which is simple and durable in construction, not liable to become accidentally unlocked, and arranged to permit its use on ordinary compresses" (line 7 - 11).
Patent for a new and useful improvements in bottles. This invention is to "provide an improved vessel of this class the neck of which is formed in such manner and provided with attachments so constructed that when the vessel has been filled and the attachment applied the vessel may be emptied of its contents, but cannot be refilled or reused" (line 12- 18).
Ruling Machine
Patent for a new and useful improvements in ruling machines. This invention is to "provide a machine of this character by means of which engravers may cut horizontal, inclined, or circular lines into the plate, or draftsmen draw the same lines upon a sheet of drawing" (line 14-18).
Bale-Band Tightener
Patent for a bale-band tightener, for "baling-presses; and its object is to provide a new and improved bale-band tightener which is simple and durable in construction and arranged to permit the operator to conveniently place the bands in position and fasten the ends together after the bale is pressed." (Lines 7-13)
Patent for automatic car-couplings, including instructions and illustrations.
Patent for hoodwinks or goggles that are adjustable and that are connected with elastic to be more comfortable for the wearer. Includes instructions and illustrations.
Patent for stock guards for railroad tracks. Includes instructions and illustrations.
Patent for new and improved safety razor, which will be similar to an ordinary razor, and "can be used either in its safety form or in the ordinary manner" (lines 15-16) including instructions and illustrations.
Attachment for Bicycles.
Patent for a package-carrying device that attaches to the frame of a bicycle. Includes instructions and illustrations.
Patent for improvements to freezers for freezing liquids and confections, with illustrations.
Non-Refillable Bottle.
Patent for "a non-refillable bottle of simple, cheap, and improved construction, which can be quickly and easily sealed" (lines 13-15). The bottle can be emptied easily.
Patent for fire escapes adapted for "being carried fro one portion of a building to another to effect the escape of persons from any portion of the same and at an elevation thereof." (Lines 16-19) Includes instructions and illustrations.
Patent for a stock-guard meant for use in railway-tracks. It has many beveled caps, "each having a flange or projection on one side, and adapted to fit over the cross-ties" (lines 46-18). There are also slats, each with a flange on its upper edge, and the slats are arranged between the caps.
Non-Refilling Bottle.
Patent for a non-refilling bottle that has a groove in its neck, a spring that fits in the groove, and a keeper that fits in the bottle opening and keeps the spring in place. The cork fits inside the keeper, thus sealing the bottle. A wire goes through the cork and the keeper, and is twisted together above the cork; when pulled, the bottle can be opened.
Stem for Tobacco-Pipes or Cigar-Holders.
Patent for a stem for tobacco-pipes and cigar-holders designed to prevent nicotine from being inhaled. "The object in view is to provide a stem consisting of detachable members to facilitate cleansing when foul" (lines 11-14). The pipe is a serpentine shape and contains cotton filters in its crooks.