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Building Structure
Patent for a building support structure for bridges, buildings, dams, etc. Illustrations included.
Sand Box
Patent for a sand box. This invention "relates to sand guards for vehicle wheel hubs, and has for its principal object to provide a guard" (8-10). Illustration included.
Umbrella-Holder
Patent for an umbrella holder. Illustrations included.
Knee-Pad
Patent for a knee pad, designed mainly for those who work in cotton fields. Illustrations included.
Cultivator Attachment
Patent for a cultivator attachment. Illustration included.
Washboiler
Patent for a wash boiler used to wash clothes with steam and water. Illustrations included.
Building Block Machine
Patent for a building block machine. This invention is used to form blocks out of plastic material into artificial stone, as well as molding concrete blocks. Illustrations included.
Rake Head
Patent for a rake head. Illustrations included.
Quilting Frame
Patent for a quilting frame. This invention is constructed to be suspended from the ceiling so as to be able to lift the quilt when not in use. Illustration included.
Sash-Fastener.
Patent for an improvement in sash fasteners for window attachments. The patent allows the window to be opened without counterbalances and also keeps the window from being opened from outside.
Electric Bell-Ringer
Patent for an electric bell ringer that is "operated either by electric wires from a distance or by merely pressing a push-button" (lines 11-13).
Building Block Machine
Patent for a building block machine. This invention is used to mold concrete and other artificial stone blocks. Illustration included.
Cultivator Blade
Patent for a cultivator blade. Illustration included.
Sand Cap For Vehicles Wheels
Patent for sand cap for vehicle wheels. Illustration included.
Crude-Oil Burner.
Patent for new and useful improvements in Crude-Oil Burners which provide a novel constructions that may be utilized in many locations.
Receptacle For Attachment To Vehicles
Patent for a receptacle for attachment to vehicles. Illustration included.
Boll-Weevil or Other Insect Destroyer.
Patent for improvement to the machine set forth in the patent granted to John S. Doak and Alexander G. Farrington on April, 1902, No. 696419. (Page 1, lines 12-14.) The improvements are to use “a pair of troughs connected to a truck and provided with upwardly-projecting wings on their outer edges, spring-arms attached to the truck and pressing normally against the wings and the outside parts of the troughs, spiral springs adjustably mounted on the truck and pressing against the spring-arms, and means for forcing insects from growing plants into the troughs.” (Page 3, lines 74-83.) Illustration is included.
Locking Device
Patent for "a device for locking the frames of loose-leaf binders...which will not be readily bent or broken." (lines 11, 12, 21 & 21), including instructions and illustration.
Cultivator Attachment
Patent for a cultivator attachment. Illustration included.
Insect Destroying Machine
Patent for "certain new and useful Improvements in Insect-Destroying Machines,"(lines 6-7) including description and illustrations.
Heating System
Patent for a heating system. This invention is to distribute heat vie flues throughout multiple rooms from a common source. Illustration included.
Sash Fastner
Patent for a windows sash fastener. Illustration included.
Cotton Picker
Patent for a cotton picker. This invention consists is a "pneumatic apparatus for conveying cotton when picked from the plant, and comprises a suction-fan and casing therefor, which latter has pipes and through which air is drawn" (lines 15-19). Illustration included.
Harrow Attachment for Cultivators
Patent for a harrow attachment for cultivators. "This inventions relates to a harrow attachment for plow or disk cultivators" (line 12-13). Illustration included.
Hoisting Bucket
Patent for a clam-shell hoisting bucket that automatically opens and closes as it is lowered and elevated.
Planting Attachment for Cultivators
Patent for planting attachment for cultivators.
Gas Generating and Burning Furnace.
Patent for a gas furnace which also generates gas from crude oil.
Bank-Ledger
Patent for a Bank-Ledger
Baling-Press.
Patent for improvements in baling-presses by using a “duplex baling-press wherein the power is alternately applied by novel mechanism to the two baling-plungers in such manner that only one plunger at a given time is operating to compress the bale, and at the completion of the stroke thereof the other plunger is operated to compress its bale, the arrangement being such that the plungers are alternately engaged and released by the power mechanism and are automatically returned to operative position after they have been released.” (Lines 9-21.) Illustration is included.
Gas Apparatus.
Patent for certain new and useful improvements in apparatus for manufacturing gas from air and hydrocarbon, including instructions and illustrations.
Hydrocarbon-Burning Furnace.
Patent for certain new and useful improvements in hydrocarbon burning furnaces, including instructions and illustrations.
Combination-Tool.
Patent for certain new and useful improvements in a combination tool, including instructions and illustrations.
Stalk - Cutter.
Patent for a new and useful improvements in stalk-cutters to "provide a simple, light, and durable machine by means of which three rows of stalks may be cut in one passage of the machine across the field" (line 13-16).
Ironing - Machine
Patent for a new and useful improvements in ironing machines for household use to"produce a simple, effective, and inexpensive ironing-machine especially adapted for household or family use" (line 27 - 29).
Hay Press
Patent for an improvement to hay press designs resulting in a "simple, durable, and effective press" (line 13). Instructions and illustrations are included.
Bale-Tie Opener.
Patent for "a simple and durable device by means of which the buckles or securing devices on cotton-bale ties or bands may be readily opened and the band removed from the bale without destroying the buckle or the band, so that they may be again used." (Lines 11-16) Includes instructions and illustrations.
Quilting Attachment for Sewing-Machines.
Patent for "an improved frame for carrying the rolls of cloth from which a quilt is to be made in a horizontal position, so that they are adapted to be stitched together, with the batting between them, by the aid of an ordinary sewing-machine." (Lines 8-14) Includes instructions and illustrations.
Process of Purifying Vegetable Oils.
Patent for a process of purifying vegetable oils, specifically cottonseed oil, using a little or no soap-stock and without losing oil. It also improves the purifying process. This process is meant for crude oil, but can be used to further refine already refined oil.
Churn-Power.
Patent for an improved construction design for churn power that "may be readily employed in connection with any ordinary vessel serving as a churn body, and which will effect a rapid production of butter" (lines 12-15).
Washing-Machine.
Patent for a washing machine that has an improved construction, is more efficient, and one that quickly and thoroughly washes clothes without damaging the clothes. The machine is a cylinder that has a crank-operated inner scrubbing cylinder. The machine has a spout in order to drain the cylinder.
Corn-Harvester.
Patent for an improved, simple, and durable corn harvester that "when drawn over a field of corn of cutting the ears of corn from two rows simultaneously, and of depositing the cut corn in a receiver at the rear of the cutters" (lines 11-15).
Sheep-Dipper.
Patent for a sheep dipper that does not drown the animals. It "may be readily operated without requiring that the entire weight of the sheep under treatment be lifted by the operator; and furthermore to provide a device which may be supported upon wheels and made portable, and which is provided with simple and efficient means for conveying the sheep into and from the vat containing the dip" (lines 12-19).
Stalk-Breaker.
Patent for a stalk-breaker that breaks "the stalks into small pieces and which will be under the control of the driver so as to be thrown in and out of gear at will, and in which the breaker mechanism will be so constructed that it will give when an unyielding substance is run against, thereby preventing breakage or damage to the machine" (lines 13-20).
Composition of Matter for Removing Grease, &c.
Patent for a compound that is meant to remove grease, oil, paint, and similar things from delicate cloth. It is composed of gasoline, chloroform, sulfuric ether, alcohol, spirits of ammonia, powdered borax, powdered carbonate of soda, and saltpeter in lumps.
Nut Lock.
Patent for a keyed lock for nut and bolt that is removable and does not damage the threads.
Quilting Attachment for Sewing-Machines
Patent for a quilting attachment for sewing frames so that they can be easily folded up and stored, with durable and easy to use parts that are also inexpensive to make.
Washing-Machine.
Patent for improvements in washing-machines by using a combination of body, the shaft journaled in suitable bearings and extending beyond the body, the cog-wheel arranged on the extended end... and the rotary rubber.” (Lines 91-98, p.1 to lines1-6, p.2) Illustration is included.
Churn-Power.
Patent for improvements in churns is to “simplify and improve the construction of the means for operating vertically-reciprocating churn-dashers and to enable the dasher to be adjusted vertically, according to the amount of lacteal fluid to be churned.” (Lines 11-15) Illustration is included.
Burglar-Alarm.
Patent for a burglar-alarms by constructing “an alarm which would adapted and arranged to sound and to be operated at and by the raising of the window or opening of the door, and simultaneous with the sounding of the alarm to produce an illumination.” (Lines 10-15) Illustration is included.
Churn.
Patent for an improvement in churn by using a combination of a sliding bar, a cord secured to the dasher-shaft, and vertical rods to create a mechanical movement that would wind and unwind the cord in order to operate the churn. Illustration is included.