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Improved Hay and Cotton-Press.
Patent for a hay and cotton press, "the operation of which shall be such that the platen, in starting, moves quickly, but as it approaches the end of its movement its velocity decreases, and its power proportionately increases." (Lines 15-18) Includes instructions and illustrations.
Machine for Pulling Stalks.
Patent for improvements in machine for pulling stalks in which it “can break the stalks in small pieces and guide the stalks into the pulling-section of the machine; the pulling-section may be adjusted to suit the average height of the stalks and bodily raised and lowered at any time to permit the pulling-section to be carried out of the way of obstructions when occasion so demands.” (Lines 11-21) Illustration is included.
Mail Crane
Patent for a mail crane. This invention is designed "for instantly shifting the bag or pouch holding arms of the crane" (line 17-18). Illustration included.
Patent for a harvester. Illustrations included.
Patent for a plumb-level with combined compass and line sights.
Coffee Pot
Patent for a coffee pot. Illustration included.
Cotton, Berry, or Vegetable Picking or Dairy Stool
Patent for a stool strapped to the user so as to facilitate an ease in picking cotton, berry, or vegetables. Illustration included.
Machine For Removing Insects From Plants Or The Like
Patent for a machine for removing insects from plants or the like. Illustration included.
Planting Attachment for Cultivators
Patent for a planting attachment for cultivators. This attachment is designed to raise and lower equally to contours of the land. Illustration included.
Wire Fence Machine
Patent for a wire fence machine. This invention is designed to tie wires to the line wires and line wires to the stay. Illustrations included.
Patent for a hammer
Fruit or Vegetables Slicer
Patent for a fruit or vegetable slicer.
Patent for improvements “in axle-nut wrenches in which the wrench comprising an angular socket portion adapted to extend partially within the wheel-hub to engage the nut,” (lines 81-83) so that the nut may be unscrewed by rotating the wheel. Illustration is included.
Painter's Elevator
Patent for painter's elevator.
Patent for a percolating tea- or coffeepot that segregates the tea or coffee within the body of the pot so that the material doesn't float freely in the liquid.
Patent for improvements in horse-detachers to "increase their strength, durability and efficiency and to provide one adapted to enable a horse to be readily released from a pair of shafts and capable facilitating hitching and unhitching." (Lines 12-16). Illustration is included.
Patent for improvement in draft-equalizer “to drive a plurality of animals abreast, and is arranged so that neither of the animals need travel upon ploughed ground. It is also designed to obviate the usual unnecessary looseness of the draft connections and to provide for an adjustable tension upon the connection between the opposite equalizing-bars.” (Lines 12-19) Illustration is included.
Patent for invention relating "to improvements in automatic car-couplings" (lines 9-10) for railroad cars.
Patent for a new and improved design and construction for washing machines.
Cultivator and Planter.
Patent for improvement to the "manner of mounting and adjusting the swinging frames [of planters], and to enable the said swinging frames to be readily adjusted vertically" (lines 12-15).
Patent for "a new and useful improvements in bucksaws to provide a simple construction to secure the saw-blade detachably in position and to tighten the same to any degree of operation." (lines 5-10) including instructions and illustrations.
Patent for "a new and useful invention of hame-hook that can be easily and quickly applied to harness-hame." (line 5-10) including instructions and illustrations.
Check Book.
Patent for an improvement to check books and covers.
Disk-Plow Attachment.
Patent for
Patent for a new and useful horse detacher, including instructions and illustrations.
Patent for a new and useful quilting frame, including instructions and illustrations.
Patent for a new and useful traction engine, including instructions and illustrations.
Changeable Gear For Bicycles.
Patent for a new and useful changeable gear for bicycles, including instructions and illustrations.
Patent for a new and useful plow carriage, including instructions and illustrations.
Single-Delivery Match-Safe.
Patent for a new and useful match safe, including instructions and illustrations.
Stem Winding and Setting Watch.
Patent for a new and useful winding and setting mechanism for watches, including instructions and illustrations.
Patent for a new and useful washing machine, including instructions and illustrations.
Patent for a new and useful meat hanger, including instructions and illustrations.
Patent for certain new and useful improvements to wrenches for removing nuts from vehicle-axles.
Life-Insurance Table or Chart.
Patent for a new and useful life-insurance table of chart.
Patent for washing machines with "roller-supporting frame for supporting the same either upon a horizontal surface or upon the top of a tub or receptacle in connection with which the machine is used" (lines 10-14) including illustrations.
Patent for a new and useful plow to "provide a plow which by slight alterations, shifting, and leaving off of some of the parts can be made to break ground, bed the land, list, or perform any required work" (line 7 - 11).
Medicine - Glass.
Patent for a new and useful improvements in medicine-glasses.
Check - Book
Patent for a new and useful improvements in check-book for " customer's use, such as are employed by banks for free distribution" (line 11 - 13).
Churn - Motor.
Patent for a new and useful Churn-Motor to "provide a simple and efficient from a wind-motor adapted for use in connection with churns, the wind-wheel blades being so constructed as to adapt them to expose the necessary surface for efficient operation under the conditions" (line 9- 14).
Fire Alarm
Patent for a new and useful automatic fire-alarm to "provide an improved alarm of this character especially designed for use in hotels and other large buildings having a large number of rooms" (line 8 -13).
Muzzle for Stock.
Patent for "weaning and grazing muzzles for stock, the object in view being to provide a muzzle adapted when the head of the animal is elevated to remain closed and when the head of the animal is lowered to open, and thereby permit grazing." (Lines 9-14) Includes instructions and illustrations.
Patent for a framed swing and churn attachment with seats, foot-rests, and spring lever, with illustrations.
Canopy for Vehicles, & c.
Patent to "improve the construction of canopies and to provide a simple, inexpensive, and efficient one adapted to be readily mounted on all kinds of vehicles, plows, machines, &c., where shade or protection from weather is desirable" (lines 11-15) with instructions and illustration.
Quilting Attachment for Sewing-Machines.
Patent for "an attachment which can be applied to the table of a sewing-machine and removed therefrom at a moment's notice and which can be taken apart when required and reduced to a small package for the purpose of storing or placing aside when not required for immediate use." (Lines 10-16) Includes instructions and illustrations.
Patent for an inclined gate-hinges. One part is "secured to the supporting-post or upright and is formed with two parallel loops slightly separated one from the other located just outside the recess in said post, and the other [part is] adapted to be secured to the gate, having an outwardly-extending arm and a cross-head adapted to be passed between and parallel loops and to bear against the rear surface thereof" (lines 94-102).
Quilting Attachment for Sewing-Machines.
Patent for "quilting-frame attachments for sewing-machines, and has for its object the provision of a device which can be readily applied to any sewing-machine without marring or disfiguring the top thereof, and which will not overbalance the machine when quilting a large-sized bed-covering, and which can be easily detached and stored in a small compass so as to occupy a minimum amount of room when not required for use." (Lines 9-18) Includes instructions and illustrations.
Patent for a clothes-pounder that is simple and effective with the operator using the minimum amount of energy. It is conical with a smaller cone inside it. A diaphragm is between the cones and the brace, and an is air vent inside it.
Governor for Steam-Engines.
Patent for a governor for steam-engines that provides "an automatic governing device controlled by the speed, and hence, by the load of the engine, in order to maintain uniformity of movement under variations of load" (lines 10-14).
Breast-Strap for Harness.
Patent for "a breast-strap so constructed as to obviate pressure on the windpipe of the horse and to transfer such pressure to the shoulders; to obviate chafing or rubbing of the breast-strap upon the shoulders, and to permit them to move freely in advance of each other as a result of the movements of the horse." (Lines 12-18) Includes instructions and illustrations.