Texas Patents - Browse

Acetylene-Gas Generator.
Patent for an acetylene gas generator, which claims to improve upon this device by simplifying the "means for feeding carbid to the water," (line 14) hence making it "more efficient and durable in use and less expensive to manufacture." (lines 19-21)
Adjustable Window-Shade Hanger.
Patent for a window-shade hanger that can be "adjusted to fit windows of various widths and shaderollers which vary in length and which may be readily put up and taken down." (lines 18-21) including illustration.
Cultivator Attachment
Patent for a cultivator attachment. Illustration included.
Coat Rack
Patent for a coat rack. Illustration included.
Combined Whip Socket and Rein Holder
Patent for a combined whip socket and rein holder. Illustration included.
Mixer And Feeder For Use In Brick Making
Patent for a mixer and feeder for use in brick making. This invention is designed for the making of bricks. Illustration included.
Washing Apparatus.
Patent for a "new and useful Washing Apparatus" (lines 6-7) that decreases the cost and increases the efficiency of current washing machines by automatically circulating hot water and steam through the clothes.
Artificial Stone
Patent for artificial stone.
Stirrup and Connections therefor.
Patent for a stirrup which remains perpendicular to the horse and does not become twisted.
Washing Machine
Patent for a washing machine. Illustration included.
Patent for the improvement of railroad constructions by means of using a fishplate that provides an effective connection between two rail bars and secures the accuracy in lining the bars up.
Patent for a Saw-Filing Machine. "This invention relates to saw-filing machines; and the object of the invention is to provide a simple and effective device of this character which is adapted to sharpen with accuracy and rapidity the teeth of different kinds of saws." (lines 8-13) including illustrations.
Advertising Device
Patent for Advertising Device
Patent for wind motors that has new and useful improvements," is simple and durable in its constructions, very effective and powerful in operation, transmits the force of a series of wind-wheels to a common shaft for driving pumps or other machines" (lines 11-16).
Patent for an improved saw set with improved jaw design to improve locking of saw. This saw set makes up part of a saw filing machine.
Patent for dish-drainer.
Patent for washing machine. Objective is to make the machine inexpensive and capable of washing clothes with rapid cycles without any harm to the fabric.
Patent for a "new and improved wind-motor" (line 10) including illustrations.
Patent for improvements in spring-scales by providing novel means for measuring and indicating the quality of liquid left in or drawn from a container. (Lines 9-10) Illustration is included.
Appliance for Protecting Oil-Wells from Fires.
Patent for an appliance for protecting oil-wells from fires. As stated within the patent, "this invention relates to certain new and useful improvements in appliances for protecting oil-wells from fires; and to this end it consists of the novel combination and arrangement of parts hereinafter more specifically described in the accompanying drawings, and particularly pointed out in the claims herein appended" (Lines 9-16).
Specific-Gravity Scale
Patent for a type of weighing-scale, "designed for determining the specific gravity of any body, be it solid, liquid, or a gas" (lines 14-15) including illustration.
Patent for adjustable-height lamp hanger primarily for electric lamps, including description and illustration.
Patent for improvments to barrel stands and related to the "object in view being to provide a simple, and convenient stand for holding barrels and casks and permitting the same to be readily turned with slight exertion from a vertical to a horizontal position and vice versa" (lines 9-12) including illustrations.
Farm Fence
Patent for fence constructed of barbed wire and smooth guard-wire enclosed in the fence wires to prevent livestock of injury.
Patent for an improved version of the speculum, a gynecological instrument, including illustrations.
Rein-Holder For Cultivators
Patent for a rein-holder for field cultivation.
Buggy-Top Attachment.
Patent for improvements in "the construction of buggy-top attachments and to provide a simple, inexpensive, and efficient device adapted to be easily and quickly attached to and detached from the top of a buggy or other vehicle and capable of forming a complete extension of the same to protect the occupants of the vehicle from the weather" (lines 11-18), including illustrations.
Patent for a "pounder" washing machine that can be easily repaired and operated with little effort. Illustrations included.
Box for Presses.
Patent for a box used to house heated metal presses to extract fluid from cotton seeds.
Patent for a new cotton chopper with improvements that have the ability to raise or lower the height of the blades and keep them nearly horizontal to the ground, including illustrations.
Patent for a new and improved well pulley, including instructions and illustrations.
Post driver
Patent for a portable post driver.
Driving Mechanism For Gins.
Patent for a new and improved driving mechanism for gins, including instructions and illustrations.
Patent for new and useful improvements in coffee plots for "hot water to drain through the coffee" (line 11 - 12).
Foldable Crate or Coop.
Patent for a new and useful fordable crate or coop, including instructions and illustrations.
Combination Plow And Stalk-Chopper.
Patent for certain new and useful improvements in a combination plow and stalk chopper, including instructions and illustrations.
Patent for an improvements in cultivators, including instructions and illustrations.
Patent for a new and useful plow, including instructions and illustrations.
Patent for a simple and efficient match safe device to "deliver the matches singly to suitable aperture through which they may be withdrawn and ignited during the withdrawal" (line 10 -13).
Jeweler's Stone-Setting Instrument.
Patent for new and useful improvements in Jeweler's Stone Setting instruments.
Water - Tank.
Patent for a new and useful improvement in water tanks.
Improvement in Cotton-Hoes.
Patent for improvements in cotton hoes: "such as are employed in thinning cotton and other plants" ( lines 16-17).
Patent for "a simple transmitter in which the greatest volume of sound may be transmitted without causing grating or rattling." (Lines 8-11) Includes instructions and illustrations.
Patent for a seed planter which utilizes a dropping-wheel that has pockets. Plungers take in and release a certain number of seeds into the pockets.
Patent for a granulated-electrode phone transmitter that is designed to be simple and "constructed so that the granulated-electrode cannot become displaced from the cell" (lines 10-12).
Non-Refillable Bottle.
Patent for non-refillable bottles "which in order to obtain access to its contents will have to be sufficiently mutilated or altered in appearance so that it cannot be again used as an original package for the fraudulent sale of an imitation liquid." (Line 13-17) Includes instructions and illustrations.
Patent for a telephone-transmitter "with a diaphragm and carbon button carried thereby, of a spring-supported flaring conical carbon-cell provided with a flange covered with soft material and resting on the carbon button carried by the diaphragm, the carbon-cell being filled with granulated carbon resting in contact with the carbon button" (lines 13-19). This is meant to optimize the volume of sound being transmitted.
Revolving Cabinet.
Patent for a revolving cabinet that "shall constitute a counter or a part of the same, or that may be used as a kitchen-table, and at the same time serve as a convenient receptacle for the safe storage of general articles of merchandise and household supplies, which shall be maintained in a clean and fresh condition and be easy to access" (lines 12-19). There is an opening on the counter to access the trapezoidal trays that can rotate underneath.
Patent for a pin-and-link car-coupling that allows "cars to be readily coupled and uncoupled without going between them, and by which a link may be readily guided into the mouth of a draw-head without necessitating a person going between the cars" (lines 11-16). It also has a durable link lifting or guiding device.
Patent for an axle-skein. Its purpose is "to improve the construction of axle-skeins, to increase their strength and durability, and to decrease the wear of the same at the bottom thereof" (lines 10-14).