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Non-Refillable Bottle.

Description: Patent for a non-refillable bottle. The invention "relates to bottles in general, and more particularly to that class known as "non-refillable" bottles, and has for its object to provide a cheap and simple device of this nature that when once emptied cannot be refilled either by floating, by exhausting the air therefrom, or by pouring thereinto" (lines 11-17). Includes specifications and illustrations.
Date: May 22, 1900
Creator: Bogue, Robert J.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Piano.

Description: Patent for an upright piano. This piano's construction provides a "case in which warping of the sides and fingerboard support will be prevented, in which convenient racks for holding music in use may be provided, in which the music may be continuously arranged, so as to be readily accessible, and in which the sounding board and string-carrying frame by me readily inserted and removed and may be held firmly in place." (Lines 13-21) Illustrations included.
Date: May 8, 1900
Creator: Norcross, Levi Watson
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Vehicle-Wheel.

Description: Patent for vehicle-wheels that "automatically" expand and contract (lines 8-10); including illustration and instructions
Date: April 24, 1900
Creator: Mabry, D. L.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Ligthtning-Arrester.

Description: Patent for improving lightning arresters, an invention used to distribute electrical current over a large area and ground it at a different points should a building be struck by lightning.
Date: June 15, 1901
Creator: Wood, William D.; Roach, Henry B. & Pots, William M.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Non-refillable bottle.

Description: Patent for "new and useful Improvements in Non-Refillable Bottles" (line 5). "This invention relates to non-refillable bottles, and more particularly to mean sfor admitting air to such bottles, in connection with a valve-stopper for preventing the introduction of liquid into the bottle after the stopper has been placed in position." (lines 9-10)
Date: January 1, 1901
Creator: Anderson, Lee & Bettes, Harrison S.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Bottle-Vent

Description: Patent for "an open-sided vent-passage at the neck of the bottle, thus permitting the formation thereof at the time the bottle is blown and rendering the construction more simple and economically produced" (lines 16-20).
Date: May 28, 1901
Creator: Anderson, Lee
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Ironing-Table

Description: Patent for "an ironing-table of this class which may be used independently of household furniture and like means of support and at the same time provide a construction whereby the board may be used independently of its supporting-stand" (lines 16-21).
Date: April 9, 1901
Creator: Perry, Charles Albert
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Voting-Machine

Description: Patent for a voting machine whereby voters register their votes by pushing a button. Illustrations included.
Date: October 25, 1907
Creator: McClain, Eli
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Insect-Trap.

Description: Patent for new and useful improvements in insect-traps, including instructions and illustrations.
Date: January 30, 1900
Creator: Boyd, George H.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Cycle Brake And Motor.

Description: Patent for a new and useful cycle brake and motor, including instructions and illustrations.
Date: October 24, 1899
Creator: Coursey, Benjamin H. & Coursey, Netter R.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Stovepipe-Thimble.

Description: Patent for certain new and useful improvements in stovepipe thimbles, including instructions and illustrations.
Date: September 12, 1899
Creator: Linch, Frank S.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Gin Saw Cleaner

Description: Patent for a gin-saw cleaner. The invention "relates to gin-saw cleansers and tooth-straighteners, and has for its object to produce a device of this character which will be simple of construction, efficient in operation, and one in which the saw-engaging knives or members may be simultaneously adjusted to regulate them for operation upon saws which are spaced apart a greater or lesser distance" (lines 8-16) illustration included.
Date: March 19, 1903
Creator: Stanifer, William D.; Williams, Francis I. & Rutherford, James R.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Wire-Fence Support.

Description: Patent for certain new and useful improvements in wire fence supports, including instructions and illustrations.
Date: November 7, 1899
Creator: Mayo, Robert P.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Elevated Electric Car-Line.

Description: Patent for a new and useful improvements in "elevated double-track electric car lines and car and electric-wire supports combined, including instructions and illustrations" (line 5 - 7).
Date: May 31, 1898
Creator: Cooley, Joe H.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Elevated Railway.

Description: Patent for certain new and useful improvements in elevated railways, including instructions and illustrations.
Date: February 6, 1900
Creator: Anderson, Lee.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Nut Lock

Description: Patent for nut lock. Illustration included.
Date: May 20, 1904
Creator: Robertson, George Francis & Rodgers, Archie N.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department