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Design for a Fence-Post.

Description: Design patent for a fence-post which consists of flanges at the edges of the post, with their openings, and the base-piece turned at right angles to the post.
Date: November 7, 1899
Creator: Tabken, William
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Sawing-Machine.

Description: Patent for a new and useful sawing machine, including instructions and illustrations.
Date: September 26, 1899
Creator: Krenek, Ignatz
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Truck-Lifter.

Description: Patent for a new and useful improvement in truck lifters, including instructions and illustrations.
Date: December 6, 1898
Creator: Donaldson, William John
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Cotton-Baling Apparatus.

Description: Patent for the "improvements in cotton-baling apparatus or compresses of that type in which the cotton is received directly from the gin or gins" (lines 13-16) including illustrations.
Date: September 14, 1897
Creator: Melcher, Charles L.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Insect-Exterminator.

Description: Patent for a red ant exterminator that works by "withdrawing the air from an ant-nest and substituting therefor a fluid or gas which may be ignited and thereby destroy the lives of the insects." (Lines 18-22) Includes instructions and illustrations.
Date: June 15, 1897
Creator: Schindler, Joseph
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Device for Raising and Transporting Vessels.

Description: Patent for "a new and useful construction of barge having simple and powerful means for raising ships and vessels to a sufficient height so that the same may readily be carried through the water over shallow places or bars, and the barge is also equipped with means for being propelled through the water to carry a ship or vessel, and also for being propelled over a track, so as to act as a combined locomotive and ship-car when carrying a ship or vessel over dry land." (Lines 14-25) Includes instructions and illustrations.
Date: March 23, 1897
Creator: Schramm, Charles J.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Tie-Plate Machine.

Description: Patent for "a machine for properly positioning and securing metal plates to the cross-ties in the construction of railways, and which will obviate the coupling, buckling, or warping of the said plates when applying them to the wooden ties." (Lines 8-13) Includes instructions and illustrations.
Date: September 8, 1896
Creator: Greenshield, William H.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Car-Replacer.

Description: Patent for a car-replacer that has a stronger construction and is more efficient than other car-replacers. It has two skids, one on each side of the rail, the inside skid meant to deflect car-wheels to the rail, and the outside skid meant to slu "the truck in line with the track, and at the same time cause the wheels to be forced sideways on the rails" (lines 27-29).
Date: August 11, 1896
Creator: Ragan, John
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Car-Replacer.

Description: Patent for a car-replacer that is meant to "provide a strong and compact skid of comparatively light weight to form the body portion of the car-replacer and which shall be especially adapted to raise the car-wheels above the track, deflect toward them toward the rails until the tread of the wheels is suspended over the ball of the rails from an inclined surface terminating in a rounded end, over which the wheels move until they meet the track" (lines 12-21). The car-replacer does not have any liability of the skid tilting endwise or sidewise.
Date: October 15, 1895
Creator: Ragan, John
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Cistern.

Description: Patent for an upright cylindrical cistern made from sheet-metal. This patent "consists in the application to and around the upper open end of the cistern and also if desired at different places around the body of the cistern, of a strengthening ring made of either wrought iron or steel or other suitable metal tubing or piping, to stiffen the cylindrical cistern, said piping or tubing being suitably fastened to the cistern and being arranged around the outside or inside of the same, but preferably around the outside and closely hugging said cistern" (lines 10-20).
Date: January 22, 1895
Creator: Schaefer, Henry P.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Combined Cotton and Corn Planter.

Description: Patent for an improved combined corn and cotton planters that "effectively carr[ies] out the duplex functions of planters of this class, which will possess advantages in point of simplicity, durability, effectiveness, and general efficiency" (lines 11-14).
Date: June 5, 1894
Creator: Wittich, George
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Poison-Distributer

Description: Patent for a distributor for "pulverized paris-green, londonpurple, arsenic, and other poisons in a dry state over cotton and other plants" that is "of exceedingly simple and durable construction and capable of attachment to any form of cultivator, and also to provide a means whereby the poison to be delivered from the machine may be regulated as to quantity in a convenient and expeditious manner, and, further, to provide a means whereby the poison as delivered from the machine will be spread over the plants at each side of the machine" (lines 11-24).
Date: April 12, 1892
Creator: Richter, Franz Ludwig
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Baling-Press.

Description: Patent for improvements in baling-presses by using a four-sided baling box/chamber with supporting-upright doors arranged at the top, at the front and one of the sides of the box. These doors can be hinged at diagonally-opposite corners of the box; locking-bolts are pivoted at the free end of the each door, the top door with locking-bar sliding through apertures in the uprights and the lever for operating the top door. Illustration is included.
Date: April 21, 1891
Creator: Klockmann, Henry G.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Liniment

Description: Patent for "improvements in that class of topical remedies which are compounded for the purpose of relieving rheumatism, neuralgia, gout, toothache, sprains, swellings, bruises, sores, and similar afflictions. . .To these I add cotton-seed oil in sufficient quantity to make one quart of the medicine, the root and bark of the trumpet flower and the root of the pokeberry being boiled in the latter and the ammonia and turpentine being added on the cooling of the mixture" (lines 11-16, 31-37).
Date: December 16, 1890
Creator: Meinen, Diedrich
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department