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Improvement in Thill-Couplings.
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).
Patent for Machine For Making Mattresses.
Patent for an improvement in spring wheels in which "a maximum of resiliency or shock absorbing power is obtained, with the employment of comparatively few elements" (lines 11-14). The spring wheel has multiple spokes that are telescoping sections of coil spring, held in a distended position to eliminate lateral strains upon the wheel.
Vending Machine
Patent for improvements in vending machines.
Patent for a new design "in armor or protectors for pneumatic tires" (line 13) including instructions and illustrations.
Floor-Surfacing Machine.
Patent for a new floor-surfacing machine that is "pivotally mounted upon supporting carriers and carrying an abrading roller which may be forced into contact with the floor to be smoothed, or withdrawn from said contact by operating the machine upon its pivoted support" (lines 11-18), which includes illustrations and instructions.
Window-Shade and Roller
Patent for a Window-Shade and Roller that does not use springs or analogous devices to coil the curtain around the roller. This device rolls the curtain more evenly.
Patent for a target throwing device which is an enhanced tool to efficiently target objects and is most useful for marksmen, including illustrations.
Patent for the improvements in vapor burners to produce a simple and inexpensive burner that accurately regulates the amount of oil fed, and can be readily cleaned.
Patent for a skate which has a special foot-plate that detaches. The invention is intended to be simple and inexpensive while still effective and long-lasting.
Tourist's Glass.
Patent for "improvements in tourist's glasses" ... "intended for the use of tourists, hunters, ranchmen, botanists, mineralogists, and analogous purposes, the object of which is to combine with a compass a plurality of instruments particularly adapted for the aforesaid persons and purposes" (lines 10-17) including illustrations.
Street or Station Indicator.
Patent for "indicators for displaying to passengers in a car the names of approaching streets or stations" (lines 9-11) including mechanical specifications and illustrations.
Patent for improvements in the construction and design of reed organs.
Patent for an improved kettle that can be used for both ordinary kettle purposes and for the purpose of keeping coffee, eggs, or other foods warm.
Well-Drilling Apparatus
Patent for a well-drill swivel designed to improve the function of a well-drilling apparatus. The improved swivel is meant to create a better connection between rod and rope and prevent twisting of water-supply.
Well Mechanism.
Patent for an improved mechanism for drawing water from an artesian or a driven well and which can be assembled and adjusted from outside the well.
Mosquito-Net-Frame Attachment for Bedsteads.
Patent for a mosquito net frame attachment designed to hold mosquito netting material over and around the bed frame, with illustrations.
Double-Screw Swivel Lifting-Jack.
Patent for an improved double screw swivel lifting jack, including illustrations.
Switch-Operating Device.
Patent for "new and useful improvements in switch-operating devices" (lines 1-6).
Loose-Leaf Binder
Patent for loose-leaf binders. A strong and easy way to attach or remove loose leaf papers from a flat book.
Patent for closure of bottles used for liquors and medicines which will prevent an attempt to refill the bottle after its contents have been removed. Therefore, preventing the reuse of the bottle for fraudulent purposes.
Patent for a spindle-bushing, a device used to "repair worn axle spindles and hub sleeves" (lines 10-11) by encasing the worn spindles or sleeves with outer shells.
Patent for a new type of brake staff for trains featuring a modular design allowing its form to be changed as necessary. This is useful for connecting train cars where regular brake staffs may get in the way. Including illustrations.
Baling Press
Patent for a baling press. This is an invention designed for use in baling cotton. Illustrations included.
Patent for a wrench. Illustration included.
Oil Burner
Patent for an oil burner. Illustration included.
Patent for a wooden furniture joint to effectively connect objects without being visible.
Patent for "saw-sets adapted and arranged to set two or more teeth at the same time and from opposite sides." (lines 8-10) with specific emphasis on moving parts to accommodate saws of differing gages, including instructions and illustrations.
Washing Machine
Patent for a washing machine that uses a rotary cylinder. Illustration included.
Dredging Apparatus
Patent for dredging apparatus. Illustration included.
Wire Winding Machine
Patent for a wire winding machine. This invention is designed to place wire to support pipes. Illustrations included.
Hook and Eye.
Patent for improvement in hook and eye in which it will enable the “coacting parts to be readily engaged with each other, be closed with a snap by lateral pressure, which will not slacken or have play where they engage each other. It will not become accidentally detached, and have resilience between the engaged members that insures their remaining connected. It also will not have gap between the dress flaps when the members join together.” (Lines 13-21) Illustration is included.
Cable Grip
Patent for a cable grip. Illustration included.
Patent for a pump. This invention is a "class of pumps employing one or more rotary propellers for lifting the water" (line 11-13). Illustration included.
Bale Band Fastening
Patent for a bale band fastening. Illustration included.
Folding Coop
Patent for a folding coop. Illustration included.
Railway Frog
Patent for railway frog. This invention is an object to provide an improved mounting of the wing rail. Illustration included.
Attachment For Sewing Machines
Patent for an attachment for a sewing machines. Illustration included.
Strainer For Well Tubes
Patent for strainer for well tubes. Illustrations included.
Rail Joint
Patent for a rail joint. Illustration included.
Wind Wheel
Patent for a wind wheel. Illustration included.
Compound For Destroying Boll Weevils
Patent for a compound that destroys boll weevils.
Patent for a pump. Illustration included.
Street Sweeper
Patent for a street sweeper. Illustration included.
Patent for a pump. Illustration included.
Patent for "improvements in fence or other posts and bases thereof, and especially telegraph and telephone posts" (lines 13-15). The design involves "a minimum amount of lumber" and "a maximum amount of strength" (lines 17-19). It claims further benefits, such as "preventing early decay" (lines 22-23) allowing "perfect drainage" (lines 25-26), and facilitating the re-use of old posts.
Patent for a railroad tie that locks against cross-plates to stay secure.
Patent for a lever used to tighten the bands on bales of cotton or other materials, including illustrations.
Well Screen
Patent for a well screen. This invention is intended to screen sand used in well drilling. Illustration included.
Patent for a gage in use with locomotive driving wheels of the axles, bushings, brasses, crank-pins, and wheel parts. Illustration included.