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Bung-Extractor

Description: Patent for "an improved extractor for the bungs of casks and barrels of all kinds, so that the same can be quickly and conveniently removed from the bung-hole" (lines 8-11).
Date: May 14, 1901
Creator: Cathriner, Joseph
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Desk.

Description: Patent for a new and useful desk "with depressible leaves or writing bed sections" (line 10)
Date: November 30, 1897
Creator: Welch, James N.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Slate-Operating Means For Shutters.

Description: Patent for certain new and useful improvements in slate operating means for shutters, including instructions and illustrations.
Date: December 26, 1899
Creator: Cordray, Henry A.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Axle-Box for Vehicles

Description: Patent for axle box for vehicles "in which after the axle and axle-boxes have been worm by use the lost motion can be taken up by interposing a tightening-washer and spring between the axle-box and nut, so the the axle-box of the wheel is restored to the same condition.(10-15)
Date: October 22, 1902
Creator: McFarland, Julian
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Compound For Treating Seeds.

Description: Patent for a new and useful composition of matter to be used for killing weevils in corn, beans, or peas, including instructions and illustrations.
Date: August 9, 1898
Creator: Thiele, Gustav
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Gate.

Description: Patent for certain new and useful improvements in gates, including instructions and illustrations.
Date: May 9, 1898
Creator: Teague, Robert M.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Flue-Cleaner.

Description: Patent for certain new and useful improvements in flue cleaners, including instructions and illustrations.
Date: December 8, 1898
Creator: Cathriner, Joseph
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Boiler Scraper and Cleaner

Description: Patent for a boiler scraper and cleaner. This invention is designed to remove incrustation and sediment that collects on the bottom of boilers. Illustration included.
Date: December 4, 1902
Creator: Miller, Hugh C.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Cotton Condenser

Description: Patent for a cotton condenser. This invention applies multiple cylinders for seperating bats. Illustration included.
Date: February 28, 1901
Creator: Carter, Edward D.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Automatic Weighing Machine

Description: Patent for an automatic weighing machine. Illustration included.
Date: March 29, 1907
Creator: Carter, Edward D.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Pedal Attachment.

Description: Patent for an "improved attachment for pianos, organs, or other instruments provided with pedals" (lines 9-10) to protect the openings underneath the pedals from mice, dust, or other unwanted items entering the instrument through such openings.
Date: June 3, 1902
Creator: Gross, Rudolph
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Cotton-Press

Description: Patent for cotton press for bailing cotton employed in forming cylindrical bales from bat or sheet of cotton received from the condenser. (lines 10-13)
Date: January 27, 1903
Creator: Carter, Edward D.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Oil-Burning Attachment For Stoves or Furnaces

Description: Patent for "an attachment for wood and coal stoves and furnaces by which hydrocarbon oils can be burned in connection with a wood or coal fire in a very effective and economical manner, the attachment being also capable of being used alone for heating and cooking..."
Date: November 4, 1902
Creator: Cordray, Henry A.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Spindle-Nut Attachment.

Description: Patent for improvement in spindle-nut by providing “an extension to the spindle-nut, not being a washer in any sense of the word, but to all intents and purposes an integral part of said nut adapted to extend toward the outer end of the axle-box and to hold the same to its seat upon the spindle as efficiently as when the parts were new.” (Lines 35-41) Illustration is included.
Date: February 3, 1903
Creator: Carlton, Edward
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Folding Coop

Description: Patent for folding coop. Illustration included.
Date: January 13, 1905
Creator: Franke, Herman R.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Roller Compress

Description: Patent for roller compress. This is an "improved roller-compress,especially adapted for forming cylindrical bales from cotton-bat by winding the same in successive layers upon itself" (p. 1, lines 8-11), including instructions and illustrations.
Date: March 30, 1900
Creator: Carter, E. D.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Continuous Weighing Scale

Description: Patent for continuous weighing scale. Illustration included.
Date: August 21, 1906
Creator: Carter, Edward D.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Wire-Fastener

Description: Patent for a wire fastener. Illustrations included.
Date: February 10, 1910
Creator: Kramer, William C., Jr.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Combined Scrubber And Mop.

Description: Patent for the combination of a scrubber, a mop, and a water receptacle to supply the cleansing liquid to the surface that is being cleaned and it provides a mechanism for wringing the mop.
Date: January 23, 1912
Creator: Lee, Bryant
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Ant-Trap.

Description: Patent for ant traps that has a body portion with upper and lower inlet chambers. The trap is connected with the upper inlet chamber by a passage-way through which the ants may pass.
Date: December 19, 1911
Creator: Seifert, Adolf R. R. & Campbell, Bertha
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Rail-Joint

Description: Patent for a rail joint. Illustrations included.
Date: June 28, 1911
Creator: Savoy, Edward
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Apparatus for Barreling Soap-Stock.

Description: Patent for "an apparatus for filling barrels with soap-stock or other thick liquid of similar consistency, the object being to provide a machine whereby the barrels may be filled quickly through the bung-hole." (Lines 12-16) Includes instructions and illustrations.
Date: February 9, 1897
Creator: Ahrenbeck, William C.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Sweep.

Description: Patent for sweep that is improved with the addition of a middle-break so that it "will be adapted to do its work thoroughly with the least possible draft and which will not be liable to get out of kilter." (Lines 16-19) Includes instructions and illustrations.
Date: May 12, 1896
Creator: Schoenfelder, August
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Car-Coupling.

Description: Patent for "car-couplers of the link-and-pin type which couple automatically and are provided with unlocking-levers operated from the top and side of a car, and designed to avoid the necessity of passing between the cars to couple or uncouple the same." (Lines 11-17) Includes instructions and illustrations.
Date: January 28, 1896
Creator: Boyd, James S.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department