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Chemical Fire-Extingusiher.

Description: Patent for a chemical fire-extinguisher meant to "provide an improved acid-receptacle which will obviate the objects to the ordinary acid-bottles now in use" (lines 15-18).
Date: December 31, 1896
Creator: Flatau, Louis, S.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Bicycle Wheel.

Description: Patent for a new and improved bicycle wheel. This design calls for an inner tire wrapped in uniformly distributed elastic bands to connect it to the outer tire. This new tire allows for the spring and comfort of pneumatic tires while rendering the pneumatic tubes of the latter obsolete.
Date: December 29, 1896
Creator: Neild, Edwin
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Current-Controler or Rheostat.

Description: Patent for an electric-current control or rheostat to be used when a "close, accurate, and absolute graduation of the current is necessary" (lines 15-16), in places "where a very delicate graduation is necessary either in passing the plain galvanic current or where the current is used for producing anesthesia" (lines 19-21).
Date: December 29, 1896
Creator: Werner, Ernest Emil
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Hook for Spoon-Handles.

Description: Patent for a detachable hook, made of wire, for spoon-handles and the like, and is used to prevent a spoon or similar article from slipping into the vessel in which it is placed. It can be easily removed from the spoon-handle.
Date: December 29, 1896
Creator: Gannon, Robert M.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Wrench.

Description: Patent for "removable-jaw wrenches which can be converted into a pipe or monkey wrench at will." (Lines 12-14) Includes instructions and illustrations.
Date: December 29, 1896
Creator: Ezzell, Fletcher
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Corn-Husker.

Description: Patent for a "simple, inexpensive, and convenient hand-operated machine employing an oscillating knife or cutter for severing the stalk or stem and at at the same time clamping the shucks, so that the ear, when turned, will effect the bursting open of the shucks, thus permitting the ready removal of the ear" (lines 8-15).
Date: December 22, 1896
Creator: Willmann, Joseph
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Hay-Press.

Description: Patent for a hay-press that has an easily detachable tie-box and power-head, and the plunger-beam has an improved construction. Loose hay "fed into the feed-box [is] gathered or collected by the plunger through the instrumentality of teeth on a peculiarly-formed power-head engaging teeth on the plunger-beam and then compressed by a finger or arm on the power-head baring against the end of the plunger-beam" (lines 22-28). The press does not need to pinned to the ground.
Date: December 22, 1896
Creator: Jones, Charles E.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Means for Operating Fans &c.

Description: Patent for a way to mechanically fan oneself. The machine is "held in the hand and driven by pressure of the thumb applied intermittently to a vibrating lever" (lines 15-17).
Date: December 22, 1896
Creator: Flores, Alfredo
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Piano Attachment.

Description: Patent for "an attachment for upright pianos designed to produce a harp, mandolin, of cithern tone, and the object in view is to provide an attachment having an improved construction of strikers." (Lines 8-12) Includes instructions and illustrations.
Date: December 22, 1896
Creator: Moyer, Jesse Hechler
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Telephone Attachment.

Description: Patent for "a device which will support the weight of the telephone-receiver on the switch-lever whether the receiver be hung on the hooks of said lever or carelessly dropped, [the] object being to provide against the short-circuiting of the local battery when the telephone is not being used, whereby it would become uselessly exhausted, and also to insure that the signal-bell shall at such times always be in operative circuit with the central station, so that the annoyance to a distant exchange or subscriber by a failure of the call-bell to respond is avoided." (Lines 9-21) Includes instructions and illustrations.
Date: December 22, 1896
Creator: Christopher, William O.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Wagon-Standard.

Description: Patent for an improvement on wagon-standards, to produce a durable, inexpensive, and simple wagon. When the wagon-body is removed, the wagon-standard can fold compactly. This allows the running-gear to carry timber or a platform for carrying other heavy materials.
Date: December 22, 1896
Creator: Foutrel, Emile
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Clothes-Pounder.

Description: Patent for new and useful improvements in Washington Pounders by "having a series of concentric cones between the sides of which communication is had through apertures to carry away steam, and affords a suitable circulation of the water and air through the clothes." (Lines 17-22) Illustration is included.
Date: December 15, 1896
Creator: Toler, Henry Wilson.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Hydraulic Pump.

Description: Patent for a pump that operates "a pump-rod designed especially to dispense with valves, valve-cages, or other impedimenta to the flow of liquid" (lines 40-44). It is capable of pumping liquids to elevated heights.
Date: December 15, 1896
Creator: Clarkson, William
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Hydraulic Pump

Description: Patent for a hydraulic pump with "means for automatically supplying water to the pressure-pipe while the pump is working to replenish waste or leakage." (Lines 18-20) Includes instructions or illustrations.
Date: December 15, 1896
Creator: Clarkson, William
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Plow.

Description: Patent for "an improved plow of simple and inexpensive construction employing two shovels so arranged and attached that either one may be quickly and easily removed to convert the plow into either a right or left hand plow, and has for its further object to provide a plow especially designed for opening new ground wherein the plowing is rendered difficult by the presence of roots and similar growth" (lines 9-18).
Date: December 15, 1896
Creator: Stephens, William
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Propeller-Wheel.

Description: Patent for "a construction of propeller-wheel that will permit a large reduction in the wheel-diameter without impairing its effectiveness, and which will thereby bring the resistance nearer to the crank-range of the motive power, and also to increase the bucket or blade surface of the wheel and at the same time afford such clearance at the center of the wheel as will relieve resistance to easy operation of the engine or motive power." (Lines 18-27) Includes instructions and illustrations.
Date: December 15, 1896
Creator: Parker, Elisha J.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Pump.

Description: Patent for a pump "whereby the pressure exerted upon the liquid in the pressure-pipe is alternately high and low, the high pressure being utilized to elevate the pump-rod, giving a rapid upstroke, and the low pressure to lower said rod gradually and insure a return flow of the liquid in the pressure-pipe." (Lines 26-33) Includes instructions and illustrations.
Date: December 15, 1896
Creator: Clarkson, William
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Tag.

Description: Patent for a tag that is glued to the board that cloth is wrapped around, forming a "bolt". This invention allows bolts of fabric to be labeled without damaging the fabric.
Date: December 15, 1896
Creator: Brown, Sampson H.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Vehicle-Axle.

Description: Patent for "axles for carriages, wagons, &c., and has for its object the construction of an axle in such a manner as to enable the spindle and stock to be removed and replaced by a new one when worn out without going to the expense and trouble of going to a blacksmith." (Lines 6-12) Includes instructions and illustrations.
Date: December 15, 1896
Creator: Morris, John Poke
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Weighing-Scale.

Description: Patent for a weighing-scale that is "of simple and improved construction which will instantly determine and indicate the weight of the article placed thereon" (lines 13-16). The scale uses revolving disks that have a chain around them which moves a lever to indicate the weight of the object being weighed. The object being weighed sits on a pan that is suspended by the same chains that hold the revolving disks in place.
Date: December 15, 1896
Creator: Stephens, John H.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Wrench.

Description: Patent for a nut-wrench capable of tightening different sized nuts. The lower jaw of the wrench has different levels, the overall effect being that of a staircase, while the upper jaw is flat with a bite that holds the nuts in place.
Date: December 15, 1896
Creator: Tiner, John F.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Chimney-Protector.

Description: Patent for chimney protectors "which can be readily applied and will secure a water-tight joint between the smoke-pipe and the roof." (Lines 11-13) Includes instructions and illustrations.
Date: December 8, 1896
Creator: Lamprecht, William & Krieger, Edward C.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Envelop.

Description: Patent for envelops "used to inclose articles of value, and provision of means and structural conformation whereby any surreptitious handling thereof will be detected." (Lines 11-14) Includes instructions and illustrations.
Date: December 8, 1896
Creator: Mayer, Walter S.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department