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Improvement in Thill-Couplings.

Description: Patent for improvements in thill-couplings "whereby provision is made for the easy connection and disconnection of the shafts or pole of the vehicle without any unscrewing or removal of bolts or pins" (para. 2).
Date: November 26, 1872
Creator: Fitzsimmons, Henry
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Sieve.

Description: Patent for a sieve that would be used to sift flour and meal for baking.
Date: February 10, 1914
Creator: Harrel, Mary
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Tree-Heater.

Description: Patent for Tree-Heater. "The object of the invention is to provide a device of the character described for the purpose of generating and distributing heat and so constructed that it may be suspended from or placed beneath small trees and shrubs for the purpose of raising the temperature of the atmosphere surrounding the same in order to prevent said trees or shrubs and the fruit thereof from being injured by reason of cold" (lines 11-19).
Date: October 31, 1911
Creator: Wilson, Luther M.
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Door-Fastener.

Description: Patent for a door-fastener, lock, that can be attached to on the facing side or from the inside so that the fastener cannot be unlocked from the outside. The door-fastener is light weight so that it can be easily carried about.
Date: January 4, 1916
Creator: Scroggins, Fred.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Pencil Attachment

Description: Patent for a pencil attachment that serves the purpose of protecting the pencil point when not in use. The attachment also protects and cleans the rubber or eraser of the pencil.
Date: April 14, 1914
Creator: Swindowsky, Charles.
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.
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AUTOMOBILE

Description: Patent for improvements for power distribution in automobiles, including illustrations.
Date: March 31, 1914
Creator: De Witt, George, W.
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Carbon Holder for Electric Arc Lamps

Description: Patent for improvements made to the carbon holder for electric arc lamps to improve efficiency in replacing the lamps. To improve upon the current design, the patent illustrates and describes a new level clutch system to allow movement, as opposed to the gravity-based design previously implemented.
Date: March 17, 1914
Creator: Lacy, Benjamin Burton & Elrod, Henry E.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Package Tie

Description: Patent for improvements made to package ties that are utilized by letter carriers to bind multiple letters or newspapers. This patent details improvements in efficiency of use, and construction for mass production to be sold at a small price.
Date: March 10, 1914
Creator: Patrick, Charles A.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

WELL-SCREEN

Description: Patent for a modification to Mr. Layne's previous Patent No. 1,062,717, including illustrations.
Date: February 24, 1914
Creator: Layne, Mahlon E.
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Oil-Burner.

Description: Patent for a new and improved oil burner design to provide simultaneously regulation of the fuel, steam, and water supply to the coil, including illustration.
Date: January 27, 1914
Creator: Clayton, Oscar B.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Oil-Burner.

Description: Patent for improved design and function in oil burners, specifically on fuel nozzle and needle valve, allowing for greater control of gas that flows through to create combustion.
Date: January 27, 1914
Creator: Butler, Louis
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Drill.

Description: Patent for a drill especially adapted for use in rock and earth formations. The drill has a number of separate cutters that are secured onto a head and detachable, which gives the tool many advantages.
Date: November 4, 1913
Creator: Weathersby, Fred Richard
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Apparatus for Hoisting Liquids from Wells.

Description: Patent for an “apparatus for raising liquid from wells by means of a compressed fluid, such as air or other vapors or gas“ (lines 9-12). The apparatus leaves liquid from the well under normal pressure during hoisting or pumping, and allows for varying amounts of liquid to be extracted.
Date: October 28, 1913
Creator: McCall, Duncan D.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Carbureter-Regulating Mechanism.

Description: Patent for improvements in carbureter-regulating mechanism by "automatically regulate the air and fuel valve of a carbureter, according to the speed of the engine and the load being carried thereby" (lines 12-15, p.1.) Illustration is included.
Date: October 21, 1913
Creator: Carpenter, John C.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Combined Plow and Harrow.

Description: Patent for combined plows and harrows, which operates to break up the earth after it has been plowed, while the plow is opening another furrow. This invention also features the provision of a harrow attachment which can be readily applied to or removed from various types of plows.
Date: October 21, 1913
Creator: Rohrer, Darius B.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Engine-Starter.

Description: Patent for an internal combustion engine starter that is operated using compressed air. Compressed fluid can be used for other purposes such as inflating tires.
Date: October 14, 1913
Creator: Hume, John
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Hydrocarbon-Burner.

Description: Patent for a hydrocarbon burner that has plurality of nozzles from which hydrocarbon is discharged by steam pressure to collide at common point before combustion.
Date: October 14, 1913
Creator: Wall, William T.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department