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Device for Making Castings.
Patent for "making castings of various kinds, and more especially for making castings for dental use" (lines 10-12) including illustrations.
Fence Stay
Patent for a fence stay. "This invention relates to means for maintaining strands or line-wires of fences in relatively fixed relation to prevent their sagging or being forced apart by the attempted passage of animals between them" (lines 7-11). Illustration included.
Railway Tie.
Patent for a hollow metallic railway tie that is braced horizontally and vertically, with a new type and arrangement of tie-plates. This railway tie prevents rails from slipping, and allows for spreading of the track, which is useful on curves.
Attachment for Cultivators.
Patent for an improved arch-bar for cultivators that allows increasing and decreasing the space between drag bars without having to stop the team of horses.
Lifting-Jack, Clamp, and Wire-Stretcher
Patent for a device that combines three tools - a lifting-jack, a clamp, and a wire-stretcher all in one. It does so without sacrificing the functionality of any part.
Patent for a cotton chopper that can also chop or cut corn, cane, broom-corn, peas, or any similar plants that are planted thick in drills or rows. This particular chopper includes an approved arrangement and adjustment of the chopping-blades that can be set to cut at different angles.
Patent for a wrench where the movement of the jaws is partially automated.
Cow, Calf and Colt Weaner.
Patent for a weaner to be worn by cows, calves and colts "reducing inconvenience by the animal" (line 12) and allowing for the administration of medicine or antiseptic.
Steering-Gear for Traction-Engines
Patent for improvements to a steering gear for traction engines by means of a steam-cylinder and a valve to control the steam flow, including illustrations.
Journal Lubricator
Patent for a journal lubricator. This lubricator is specially designed for rail car axles journals. Illustration included.
Patent for a hydrant model by V.H. Mills, with a mechanism that prevents pipes from freezing in cold water and a novel joint between the spout and the plug of the cock.
Patent for Baling-Press designed particularly as a further improvement of the press and eliminate the long operating lever. (lines 12-14).
Plow Attatchment
Patent for "converting walking-plows into riding or sulky plows." (lines 10 & 11) with instructions and illustrations.
Car Brake
Patent for a rail car brake. Illustration included.
Ribbon Guide For Type Writers
Patent for a ribbon guide for type writers. Illustration included.
Plow Attachment
Patent for a plow attachment. Illustrations included.
Patent for improvements of patent no. 685838, dated November 5, 1901 by the same inventor George Daniel Hayes. The improvements included “the mounting of the plunger-operating lever, so as to insure a quick and positive disengagement thereof from the plunger-rod at the completion of the stroke and also to arrange for applying the power to the lever in such a manner as to obviate twisting thereof.” (Lines 14-19) Other improvements such as improved tension device for the plunger-operating lever, to provide the press with means whereby all of the bales may be formed of equal lengths and, means for preventing backward movement of the bales. Illustration is included.
Device for Exterminating Insects on Plants.
Patent for improvements in insects control device on plants in which it allows “convenient and practicality to apply smoke and fumes to the plants at any stage of growth, whereby any insect which may prey upon the plant or its fruits may be effectually exterminated.” (Lines 13-18) Illustration is included.
Breast Connector
Patent for a breast connector for horses. Illustration included.
Fan Attachment For Churn Dashers
Patent for a fan attachment for churn dashers. This invention is meant to aid in keeping flies away from the churn hole. Illustration included.
Patent for combination-heater in which it can be submerged directly in a body of water contained in any open-top vessel, such as a bath-hub, bucket or other receptacle for the purpose of raising the temperature of the water to a desired degree. (Lines 12-16) Illustration is included.
Heating Device
Patent for a heating device. This invention is for using the heat from the device to pass through to an oven for the purposes of cooking. Illustrations included.
Patent for a map of New Jersey.
Ventilator and Mirror-Protector.
Patent for improvements in ventilators and mirror-protectors is to “arranging pendent streamers and a rotatable fan near a mirror that the means for actuating the fan will serve to agitate the streamers for the chasing of flies from the mirror and also ventilate and cool a room by the current of wind produced by the fan.” (Lines 9-15) Illustration is included.
Bailing Press
Patent for a baling press. This invention combines a truck and horse that facilitates the pressing of hay.
Patent for "a simple and inexpensive article which will securely hold a nut in place upon a bolt and form a yielding support beneath the same" (lines 13-16).
Sham-Bolster Frame.
Patent for "sham-bolster frames, and more particularly to that class that are lengthwise adjustable to admit of their being used with beds of any width" (lines 8-12) including illustrations.
Patent for an improvement in baling-presses that uses a plunger operated press for maximum compression and minimum power.
Sweep Stock Attachment for Plows
Patent for an "improved sweep-stock attachment for plows", so that a "sweep or shovel may be attached to a plow and operated at any desired angle." (lines 8-11)
Patent for improvements in plows for hand-propelled device for use in gardens, including illustrations.
Patent for "a clothes pin or clasp which will have a clamping-spring action and which can be conveniently manipulated to apply or remove it to and from a holding position and one wherein the clamping members mainly he within the same plane" (lines 7-13).
Patent for "a simple and efficient construction which may be readily set up and taken down, which will be durable, and in which, moreover, by operation of a single damper the smoke-pipe above the drum may be brought into direct communication with the smoke-pipe below the drum and the several compartments of the apparatus will be opened to permit ready cleaning" (lines 14-22).
Patent for a bicycle frame that can be used on bicycles in general, but is particularly suited for spring frame bicycles including illustrations.
Cultivator and Planter
Patent for improvements in combined cultivators and corn/cotton planters to adapt an ordinary cultivator for planting of seeds with adjustable seed-tube and furrow opener to accommodate various character of ground being worked or cultivation being done.
Roller Cotton-Compress.
Patent for a new and useful roller cotton compress, including instructions and illustrations.
Acetylene-Gas Generator.
Patent for certain new and useful improvement sin acetylene gas generators, including instructions and illustrations.
Water-Reservoir For Stoves.
Patent for a new and useful improvement in water reservoirs for stoves, including instructions and illustrations.
Patent for a new and useful vehicle step, including instructions and illustrations.
Planter Attachment For Cultivators.
Patent for a new and useful planter attachment for cultivators, including instructions and illustrations.
Patent for a new and useful bicycle frame, including instructions and illustrations.
Patent for new and useful improvements in cotton presses, including instructions and illustrations.
Patent for certain new and useful improvements in cultivators, including instructions and illustrations.
Calipers and Dividers.
Patent for certain new and useful improvements in measuring instruments, including instructions and illustrations.
Rotary Engine.
Patent for certain new and useful improvements in rotary engines, including instructions and illustrations.
Patent for certain new and useful improvements in plows. This improvements are to " render the plow right and strong and easy-running, reducing the effort required by the plowman to handle the plow to a minimum, and to render the handles and beam and plow-plate readily adjustable as regards pitch and height (line 10 - 16).
Patent for a new and useful improvement in egg case, that "relates to folding boxes or crates such as are usually employed for packing and shipping eggs and various other articles" (line 10-12).
Sad - Iron Attachment For Pressing Seams.
Patent for a new and useful improvements in Sad-Iron Attachments for pressing Seams to "provide a device of this class which is adapted to be connected with an ordinary sad - iron" (line 12 - 14)
Patent for a quilting frame "pivotally attached to a suspending-bar, whereby either part may be brought beneath the arm of the sewing-machine without requiring the shifting of the goods to bring a new part into position to be quilted until after the exposed portions of the two parts have been quilted." (Lines 24-30) Includes instructions and illustrations.
Patent for improvements to headlight lamps used in locomotives, with illustrations.
Patent for a hay-press that has an easily detachable tie-box and power-head, and the plunger-beam has an improved construction. Loose hay "fed into the feed-box [is] gathered or collected by the plunger through the instrumentality of teeth on a peculiarly-formed power-head engaging teeth on the plunger-beam and then compressed by a finger or arm on the power-head baring against the end of the plunger-beam" (lines 22-28). The press does not need to pinned to the ground.