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Sack for Cotton-Pickers

Description: Patent for improvements to sacks of cotton-pickers which include adjustable, flexible, and tublar design that is reversible and detachable. It is open at both ends and includes detachable fasteners for these ends. Illustrations included.
Date: August 7, 1917
Creator: Whiteker, Bosque M.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Balling-Compress.

Description: Patent for balling press that provides a compress for pressing bales of cotton, including illustrations.
Date: July 7, 1914
Creator: Mikeal, Isham
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Automatic Service-Switch.

Description: Patent for a new automatic service switch "which will be entirely concealed within a casing ordinarily kept locked, thus preventing any unauthorized parties from endangering themselves by tampering with the switch, and furthermore impeding any attempt to defraud the company furnishing the current by rendering the switch difficult to access." (lines 35-42) including instructions and illustrations.
Date: April 7, 1914
Creator: Wetter, Ralph E.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Bridle and Bit.

Description: Patent for improvements to Bridles and Bits, specifically what are known as stranglers, used to easily gain control over an animal by exerting pressure on its nose, operated by a slight pull on the auxiliary reins. This patent also provides for a device which activates the strangler when the driver releases it and the animal steps on it.
Date: April 7, 1914
Creator: Hentschel, Andrew J.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Churning-Machine.

Description: Patent for improvements in churning machines so that they "may be used in connection with containers of different sizes" (lines 14-15).
Date: April 7, 1914
Creator: Crume, John J.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Cotton-Harvester.

Description: Patent for a cotton harvester designed for the harvesting of the cotton crop, including illustrations.
Date: April 7, 1914
Creator: Upshaw, Lucius L.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Disk Harrow.

Description: Patent for novel construction of a Disk Harrow consisting of a wheel-mounted frame which raises and lowers opposite sides independently and frame attached pivotally carrying a gang of harrow disks.
Date: April 7, 1914
Creator: Emmert, Albert
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Fence-Post.

Description: Patent for improvements to Fence-Posts, preferably made from metal, providing for simple construction and a means for holding wire, which is also of simple construction.
Date: April 7, 1914
Creator: Copeland, Walter G.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Fly-Trap.

Description: Patent for a funnel-shaped fly trap for catching flies and other insects by either entrapment or drowning. Includes instructions and an illustration.
Date: April 7, 1914
Creator: Raifsnider, Alfred
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Ironing-Board.

Description: Patent for collapsible and compact object intended "for expediting the ironing operation" (lines 11-12).
Date: April 7, 1914
Creator: Jacobs, William Ramsey
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Meter-Box.

Description: Patent for improvements in Meter-Boxes which can be buried in conjunction with underground mains, resisting vertical displacement. The patent also applies to a novel locking mechanism and construction which is light, strong, and durable.
Date: April 7, 1914
Creator: Rynearson, Eugene
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Oil Burner

Description: Patent for an improved oil burner design that uses steam to heat and vaporize the oil, mixing with the oil for more efficient burning, including an illustration.
Date: April 7, 1914
Creator: Tinkham, George F.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Packing-Ring.

Description: Patent for packing rings featuring inner and outer rings that are transversely divided, with respective rings functioning in a unified manner, preventing independent rotative movement.
Date: April 7, 1914
Creator: Bryant, Clarence R.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Pulverizing or Grinding Machine

Description: Patent for an improved, efficient pulverizing or grinding machine. Primarily used for pulverizing or grinding limestone and used is assistance with manufacturing cement, this improved machine focuses on a larger output through improvements in the cycling of surplus air.
Date: April 7, 1914
Creator: Steckle, Edward J.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Wrench.

Description: Patent for a "simple, efficient, and comparatively inexpensive wrench of strong and durable construction" (lines 12-14) with a sliding jaw.
Date: April 7, 1914
Creator: Cunningham, Ira & Flowers, Haywood
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Bailing-Press

Description: Patent for improvements in bailing presses, for baling cotton and other materials and substances. Baling press have strong and durable organization devices and mechanisms for feeding and pressing cotton.
Date: October 7, 1913
Creator: Murray, Stephen D.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Baling-Press.

Description: Patent for improvements in baling-presses by making baling-presses into a hand held portable press which includes a head block that could be released easily and quickly. Illustration is included.
Date: October 7, 1913
Creator: Nicholas, Joseph W.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Combined Plow and Cultivator.

Description: Patent for combined plow and cultivator "to provide a manually operated mechanism by which the front and rear plows may be simultaneously adjusted up or down, and held in any position of such adjustment" (lines 11-15).
Date: October 7, 1913
Creator: Womble, Corneilous E. & Martin, Henry G.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Fly-Fan.

Description: Patent for improvements in fly fans, is to use the fan in conjunction “with screen doors whereby during the opening and closing of the door the fan will be operated in a direction to direct a current of air outwardly and thereby act as a barrier against the ingress of flies” (lines 16-21). Illustration is included.
Date: October 7, 1913
Creator: Williams, John W.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Insect-Trap.

Description: Patent for an insect trap that entraps and kills insects that infest live plants or trees. This trap has a lantern to attract insects; the lantern is mounded in a pan that can be filled with liquid that injures and kills the insects.
Date: October 7, 1913
Creator: Cook, Katherine B.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Sanitary Drinking-Fountain.

Description: Patent for improvement in sanitary drinking fountains by providing a device in which the “discharge nozzle of the fountain is protected against contact with the mouth of the user, thereby enhance the sanitary nature of the fountain” (lines 16-20). Illustration is included.
Date: October 7, 1913
Creator: Moore, Isham S.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department