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Baling-Press.

Description: Patent for a new and useful baling press, including instructions and illustrations.
Date: November 29, 1898
Creator: Gowan, Albert G.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Bed and Cylinder Printing-Machine.

Description: Patent for a new and useful improvements in bed and cylinder printing machines for "operating and controlling the motion of the bed-plate thereof" (line 11 - 13).
Date: April 12, 1898
Creator: Murray, George T.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Cattle-Yoke.

Description: Patent for a new and useful cattle yoke for preventing them from breaking, tearing down, jumping over, or crawling through the openings in fences (line 6 -8).
Date: March 22, 1898
Creator: Kirk, Robert S.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Hose-Coupling.

Description: Patent for improvements in hose-couplings in which the coupling process would be trouble-free and without injury to the hose when the freight cars are uncoupled or when one car breaks away from another in case of accident. (Lines 24-31) Illustration is included.
Date: March 1, 1898
Creator: Harding, Daniel J.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Cotton Elevator and Distributer.

Description: Patent for a cotton elevating and distributing device, one that feeds cotton to multiple gins at the same time. This device is meant to save time and be simply and efficiently constructed.
Date: November 17, 1896
Creator: Elliott, James W.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Attachment for Sulky-Plows.

Description: Patent for a sulky-plow that "is designed to secure an even and steady movement of the plow when turning furrows across listed ground, whereby the work is facilitated, the draft lightened, and the task of the laborer reduced" (lines 9-13).
Date: October 13, 1896
Creator: Mann, John Quincy
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Machine for Holding Wall-Paper.

Description: Patent for a wall-paper hanging machine. It has a frame with a handle, a paste-pot, pasting rollers, a paper-holding roll, a pivoted matching-frame, a cutter, and a way of putting the frame out of use.
Date: August 25, 1896
Creator: Gowan, Richard H. & Gowan, Louise E.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Saw Attachment.

Description: Patent for a handsaw attachment that gauges the depth to which one wishes to cut. It is a bar with an extended foot and clamping devices for attaching the device to the top and handle of the saw.
Date: July 21, 1896
Creator: Gowdan, Richard H.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Wire-Tightening Implement.

Description: Patent for a wire-tightening implement meant to tightening wires in fences by making loops or twists in the wires. It has two handles forming jaws around a fulcrum, the jaws have flat faces with parallel grooves, and the jaws coming together at their ends. The grooves in the jaws form different sized loops.
Date: October 15, 1895
Creator: West, James M.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Cultivator or Plow Standard.

Description: Patent for a cultivator or plow standard that improves "the standard which connects the shoe or landslide of a sweep-shovel or bull-tongue plow with the beam, so as to render ti fixed and secure at any point of adjustment" (lines 16-19).
Date: August 6, 1895
Creator: McLain, Jackson H.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Type-Writing Machine.

Description: Patent for a type-writing machine that allows the spacing mechanism to operate in conjunction with other parts so that the paper-carriage releases and return the paper automatically at the end of the line. The springs automatically release and return to action with each release.
Date: April 16, 1895
Creator: Butler, George H.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Shipping-Case.

Description: Patent for a shipping case that has an improved means for fastening the case. Air circulates freely and is especially designed to ship eggs, fruit, and other perishable things, although it can ship general things as well.
Date: March 26, 1895
Creator: Boatwright, William Thrift
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Back-Band Buckle.

Description: Patent for an inexpensive and simple back-band buckle that doubles as a trace-carrier and locks the trace into place. It secures to the carriage and locks the trace into place with a snap-hook.
Date: February 20, 1894
Creator: Ware, William J.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Detaching Device for Wheel-Hubs.

Description: Patent for an attachment for a wheel-hub that allows for the hub to be quickly and easily removed or engaged. The invention does not require a nut wrench; "devices for screwing and unscrewing the axle nut are carried by the wheel-hub, and are always in proper position for immediate use whenever it is necessary to detach the nut" (lines 16-19).
Date: February 6, 1894
Creator: Butler, George H.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Implement for Tightening and Splicing Fencing-Wire.

Description: Patent for a tool that tightens wires and takes up slack on wire fences. It also splices and joins wires together. The invention has "a novel construction whereby a loop is formed in the strand of wire which is to be tightened and the parts of such wire adjacent to the loop and brought into parallelism so that they may be intertwisted accurately and neatly" (lines 20-25). It also forms loops of different sizes in the wire.
Date: December 5, 1893
Creator: Sessions, Egbert G. & Embrey, Leonard B.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Load Lifter and Carrier.

Description: Patent for an improved, simple, efficient, and inexpensive load lifter and carrier meant to be used in warehouses in order to load and unload barrels, bales, and other loads.
Date: November 14, 1893
Creator: Butcher, Tilman H.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Air-Brake.

Description: Patent for "a direct air brake system [that is] adapted to be used in combination with an automatic system, whereby the brakes can be applied by either the automatic or quick system, or the direct, or by both, as the conditions may require" (lines 8-13).
Date: July 11, 1893
Creator: Pinkston, Lucien A.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Vest and Drawers Holder.

Description: Patent for new and improved suspenders. This design consists, "[a]s an improved article of manufacture, the vest and drawers holder . . . consisting of the main bar having the arm bent downward from its upper end and provided with a clasp for connecting with the drawers, the main bar being also provided near its upper and lower ends with safety-pins for connection with the vest" (lines 60-67).
Date: September 27, 1892
Creator: Lustig, Albert
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Soap.

Description: Patent for a system of making soap and the amount of the ingredients therein.
Date: August 30, 1892
Creator: Gray, John & Simmons, Abner
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Stove Flue Cleaner.

Description: Patent for a new and improved stove-flue cleaner. This design "has for its objects, among others, to provide a simple device by which the soot may be removed from the flue and gathered into a receptacle without danger of getting it on the floor" (lines 11-15). It "consist[s] of a vessel with a tube extending therethrough and a handle fitted to slide through said tube and carrying a scraper" (lines 52-55).
Date: July 26, 1892
Creator: Mothershed, Thomas Bortley
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Stovepipe Attachment.

Description: Patent for a new and improved stovepipe attachment. This design "consists of a receptacle formed in two parts, which are secured together around the stovepipe just below the point where the latter enters the chimney immediately above the stove. The object of [the] invention is to construct an attachment which may be readily secured to or detached from the pipe for the purpose of catching any dirt or soot which may drop from the chimney, thus preventing it from reaching the stove" (lines 14-24).
Date: May 17, 1892
Creator: Pearson, Harriet N.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Feed Trough.

Description: Patent for a new and improved feed trough. This design "is to provide a portable feed rack and trough adapted to hold a quantity of feed and to discharge the same as is found necessary" (lines 10-13). It consists in "a platform mounted on runners and provided at its sides with troughs, bins arranged at the ends of the platforms and provided at the lower ends of their sides with openings" (lines 99-102). It further consists in "slides arranged in . . . recesses and adapted to vary the size of said openings, strips arranged on the outer edges of the inclined bars, and set-screws connecting the strips" (lines 3-7).
Date: April 19, 1892
Creator: Anderson, John Stow
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department