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Powder-Dividing Machine
Patent for a machine used primarily by pharmacists to divide medicinal powders. Illustrations included.
Patent for an engine valve for air brake systems on trains, which governs the pressure of air released and keeps it steady.
Bed or Douche Pan.
Patent for improvements in bed or douche pans, in which it will not spill easily and is easy to clean. Illustration is included.
Triple Valve.
Patent for a triple valve for train air brake systems, which is easier to operate and safer than other air brake systems,
Patent for a photograph holder made from one piece of wire twisted into hooks for the edge of the photo to be put into, with a bar to support the back of the photo in an upright position.
Patent for a new garment-supporter, designed "to provide a simple, inexpensive, and efficient device adapted to support the hose and lower garments from the shoulders and capable of permitting perfect freedom of movement of every part of the body without chafing the same" (lines 12-17), which includes illustrations and instructions.
Baling Press
Patent for Baling Press
Can Opener
Patent for can-opener which uses a fulcrum point that pierces the center of the can's lid and a circular blade to cut an opening around the circumference.
Mailless Horseshoe.
Patent for certain new and useful improvements in horseshoes, including instructions and illustrations.
Land Bedder And Cultivator.
Patent for a new and useful land bedder and cultivator, including instructions and illustrations.
Patent for "an automatic clothes washer and soaper whereby the clothes are soaped and cleansed by one and the same operation." (Lines 18-20) Includes instructions and illustrations.
Tongue-Bar-Supporting Clamp.
Patent for a clamp that holds the hammers in a piano. Includes instructions and illustrations.
Patent for an improved turning plow. Includes instructions and illustrations.
Patent for a strong, simple, and easily-operable lifting-jack meant for use in railroad car-axle boxes. It is a lifting bar with ratchet teeth, a lever that pivots against the lifting bar, a mechanism that holds and releases the bar, a pawl, and a double-arm spring connected to the pawl.
Patent for an improved and inexpensive swing that is foot-operated. The swing is built into a frame, and connects to the frame on two points on each end of the swing.
Wagon Brake.
Patent for a new and improved wagon brake. This design consists, "with the vehicle, of the rock-shaft arranged upon opposite sides of the rear wheels, the bell-crank lever fulcrumed on the body between said shaft, the rod connecting the rear shaft and one arm of said lever, the bar pivoted to the other arm of the lever and the front rock-shaft, and the operating lever provided with the integral arm arranged at an angle to the lever and connected with the front rock-shaft" (lines 92-101).
Patent for "a machine of this class which shall be simple, durable, and inexpensive, which may be readily converted from a corn into a cotton planter, and vice versa, which may be easily and effectively adjusted so as to plant the corn in hills at any desired distance apart, and which shall be in every respect convenient and efficient" (lines 10-17).
Padded Hat.
Patent for a new and improved padded hat. This design "is to provide a pad which can be quickly applied and when applied will remain in place, and by means of which a hat that is a trifle too large can readily be made to fit. . . . Heretofore persons wearing hats of odd sizes, or after having their hair cut short, have been compelled to place paper, felt, or some other material in between the sweat-band and the body of the hat in order to make the hat fit. These pieces, not being secured, are constantly coming out and are a source of great annoyance" (lines 7-19).
Spring Hinge.
Patent for a new and improved spring-hinge. This design consists in "[t]he combination of a hinge having one of its leaves provided with a casing and the other provided with curved projections, the spring arranged in the casing, and the rod engaging said spring and having the curved portion provided with trunnions engaging the said projections" (lines 65-71).
Dental Drill Attachment.
Patent for a new and improved dental-drill attachment. This design consists in "the combination, with the upper pulley and the supporting pully-frame of a drill, of a rod having hinged to its upper end the clip, having the set-screw, and having at its lower end the frame, having the wheel and the side-spools journaled within it" (lines 25-31).
Patent for a new and improved valve. This design consists in "[t]he improved valve comprising the casing, having a horizontal passage reduced at its central point . . . and a vertical bore intersecting said reduced portion above the point of intersection to its lower end and being screw-threaded its entire length, a stem having a tapered lower portion, the entire stem being screw-threaded to engage the threads in the bore, and a plug removably inserted in the lower end of the bore" (lines 1-11).
Combined Corn and Cotton Planter
Patent for an improvement in the construction and design of combined cotton and corn planters.
Cotton Packer.
Patent for a new and improved cotton-packer. This design consists "[i]n a press, the combination of a press-operating shaft having a wheel upon its outer end provided with parallel concentric flanges upon its face, a shaft having connection to the driving-power, and having a friction-pulley upon its inner end" (lines 99-104). It further consists in "a bearing for the inner end of the shaft having two longitudinal slots sliding upon bolts, a lever having its end pivoted to the sliding bearing for shifting it, and a brake bearing with its shoe against the wheel" (lines 1-5).
Patent for a new and improved buckle. This design is "to provide a device to be applied upon the rump of the animal for the purpose of attachment of the back-strap, the trace-bearers or breeching-straps, and the crupper-strap without sewing. [The] device comprises, essentially, a frame carrying a buckle for the attachment of the back-strap and one for the attachment of the crupper, and a loop for retaining the trace or breeching carrying straps or hip-straps" (lines 9-18).
Combined Buckle and Trace or Breeching Loop
Patent for a "device whereby, in a harness, the back-band and belly-band may readily be connected to a trace-buckle, or a breeching-loop or 'trace-square'" (lines 10-13) without sewing the buckle into other harness pieces.
Improvement in corn-planters.
Patent for an "improvement upon the planter described in Patent No. 8,408" (paragraph 3). The movement of a horse's shoulders causes vibrations that power a cropper-slide. Includes illustration.
Improvements in Corn-Shellers.
Patent for an improved "Combined Corn Husker, Sheller, and Cleaner" (lines 4-6) including instructions and illustrations.