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Combined Animal-Trap and Chicken-Coop.
Patent for a combined animal trap and chicken coop, which has a compartment attached to the coop that is a trap for rats and other animals.
Clothes Line
Patent for a clothes line. Illustration included.
Agricultural Implement
Patent for an agricultural implement. This invention is a "novel construction of standard and plow-point, cultivator shovel, rake-tooth, or like implement" (lines 11-14). Illustrations included.
Wheel.
Patent for a wheel which joins the spokes to a metal sleeve surrounding the hub of the wheel.
Clamp.
Patent for a new and useful clamp, including instructions and illustrations.
Planter Attachment for Wheel-Cultivators.
Patent for certain new and useful improvements in planter attachments for wheel cultivators, including instructions and illustrations.
Cotton-Chopper.
Patent for a new and useful cotton chopper. The invention "relates to cotton-choppers, and has for its object to provide a simple and efficient device of this class whereby grass, weeds, and the like may be removed from the spaces between stands of cotton, corn, and similar vegetation" (line 8 - 13).
Printing Attachment for Letter-Boxes.
Patent for a printing attachment for letter-boxes where people can postmark the mail they want to be sent. It fist on any street letter-box. The attachment is a case with stamps for every day of the month and the location of the town, city, or post-office the letter is being collected to, and there is a pocket below where one slips the package or envelope to mark it. An inking-pad is also in the pocket for the stamps, which can be used by pulling a lever.
Plow.
Patent for a plow that has a revolving moldboard and the driving-wheel can be adjusted "relative to both the plowshare and moldboard" (lines 21-22). The moldboard is unique in how it is supported and operated. This patent is similar to a previous patent (no. 549,827) which was also granted to the inventor.
Plow.
Patent for a plow that has a revolving moldboard and parts for using and cleaning the moldboard.
Mode of and Means for Baling Fibrous Materials.
Patent for a mode of and means for baling fibrous materials, especially materials that can be made into a lap or web. The invention doesn't have the issues that other balers have and uses a core, supported by the base, to wind the material around. The bale it forms is square so it can be easily shipped and the risk of fire is decreased. Caps for the bale are secured before the bale leaves the compress.
Cotton-Baling Machine.
Patent for a cotton-baling machine that compresses cotton between two pressure-rolls and rolls it around a core. This invention improves "the mode of applying pressure to the pressure rolls, and [improves] the manner of mounting the core-roll in position within the compress, and for facilitating the removal of said core-roll; and the elevation therefrom of the compress-roll" (lines 15-21).
Cotton-Compress.
Patent for a cotton-compress in which the "cotton is fed to the compress direct from the gin, and is wound into a dense cylindrical bale, and the said invention consists in certain novel means for adding additional pressure to the bale as it is being rolled up, in readily detaching the finished bale from the machine, in providing a reservoir for the surplus cotton, when the gin is running and the machine has stopped" (lines 14-22).
Cotton-Press.
Patent for an improved, inexpensive, and simple cotton press that is "adapted to compress cotton at the initial point of ginning and in a continuous operation with that of ginning, whereby [the inventor] avoid[s] the expense and labor occasioned by the handling of the cotton during its storage and transportation to the neighboring compress and the expense of said compression, and at the same time produce such compression or condensation of the cotton that I am enabled to secure the cheap rates of transportation accorded cotton which has been compressed to the standard degree of density" (lines 11-22).
Cotton Planter.
Patent for a new and improved planter. This design "consists in the improved machine . . . wherein a series of rods actuated by the main carrying-wheel are intermittently projected beyond the periphery of the latter at or about the time they approach the seed hopper, so that they may enter said hopper and cause the seed to be fed to the drill-tube" (lines 17-24).
Churn-Power
Patent for an improvement to a churning by allowing a churn to be attached to a sewing machine. The churn and sewing machine could then be used separately or at the same time.
Car Coupling.
Patent for a new and improved coupling for railroad cars. This design "consists, [primarily], of certain devices whereby the coupling-pin raised in the draw-head is supported until the draw-heads strike each other in coupling, when the coupling-pin falls by gravity" (lines 17-21).
Boring Machine.
Patent for a new and improved boring machine. This design "consists in the construction and novel arrangement of a circularly-adjustable rod carrying a pressure screw, an adjustable arm arranged on said rod and having its end or head concave on its underside and provided with bearing indentations or punctures, and a brace having a bearing end corresponding in form to said bearing indentations or punctures" (lines 16-24).