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Resilient Wheel
Patent for a resilient wheel for automobiles, motorcycles, and bicycles that absorbs shocks and is durable.
Patent for improvements to cotton pickers providing a wheeled machine that will "remove cotton lint from the plants by mechanical means" (lines 15-16) with added new features to construction and operation, including instructions and illustrations.
Combined Brush and Currycomb
Patent for a combined brush and currycomb for cleaning horses. Illustrations included.
Lunch Box
Patent for a lunch box.This invention is designed with a secured latching lid. Illustration included.
Device for Supporting Grave-Linings
Patent for a support for the fabric used for lining graves. Illustrations included.
Insect Collecting Machine
Patent for insect collecting machine. This invention is for use with cotton plants. Illustrations included.
Attachment for Coffins
Patent for a coffin attachment which supports the head and shoulders of the body and allows them to be adjusted vertically. Illustrations included.
Ant Trap
Patent for an ant trap. Illustration included.
Coin Controlled Machine
Patent for a coin controlled machine. This invention is designed to accept coins of proper values and operation is dependent on predetermined portion of the im pressed surface of the coin. Illustrations included.
Mail Bag Catchers and Deliverer
Patent for a mail bag catcher and deliverer. This invention is designed for the retrieval and delivery of mailbags by passing trains. Illustration included.
Railway Switch
Patent for railway switch. Illustration included.
Patent for a plow. This plow is equipped with a cutter or knife that follows the furrow to guide the plow blade. Illustration included.
Automatic Measuring Machine
Patent for an automatic measuring machine. Illustration included.
Patent for a spring heel made to absorb shocks from walking and to provide overall support for the heel. Illustrations included.
Patent for improvements to bolt cutters, in terms of construction and efficiency. The improvement includes "oppositely-disposed jaw members, having v-shaped cutting edges" (lines 36-37). Includes illustrations.
Patent for a gate latch "comprising pivoted arms having hooked front ends which are normally spread out" (lines 85-87), including illustrations.
Patent for a Nut-Clipper with a special "cutting-jaw" (line 91-92), which is designed to detach rusted nuts from bolts.
Foot Covering Cleaner
Patent for a covered boot or shoe scrapper. Illustration included.
Hitching Device
Patent for hitching device. Illustration included.
Lemon Juice Extractor
Patent for a lemon juice extractor. Illustration included.
Oil Burner
Patent for an oil burner. Illustrations included.
Stalk Cutter
Patent for a stalk cutter. Illustration included.
Flue Expander
Patent for a flue expander. This invention is a tool for expanding boiler flues in flue sheets. Illustration included.
Distribution And Information Board
Patent for a distribution and information boards. This invention is intended to as a graphic reference chart for railway systems. Illustrations included.
Compound Engine
Patent for a compound railroad engine. This design is capable of operating under conditions resulting from an accident, the ability to start under full load via live steam to both the high and low pressure cylinders, and its working parts may be operated with one or both compounds. Illustration included.
Vestibule Stock Car
Patent for vestibule stock rail car. Illustration included.
Oil Burner
Patent for an oil burner. This invention is designed to not allow air in the burner proper except at the point of combustion. Illustration included.
Cattle Guard
Patent for a cattle guard. This cattle guard is a useful improvement in use on railway-tracks.
Dental Mold.
Patent for dental mold, it is an improvement on patent no. 700855, by the same inventor. The improvement was to have open sides and large exit at the bottom of the lower neck of the mold, and a flask having a wide inlet in order to keep the molten metal from contact with the metal of the mold to avoid being suddenly cooled. (Lines 19-23) Illustration is included.
Pumping Apparatus.
Patent for improvements to a pumping apparatus "to provide a simple, inexpensive, and easily-operated apparatus through the medium of which water may be forced from a well, stream, or other source of supply by the weight of a person" (lines 14-18).
Patent for rein guides to support a harness and guide horses. The device yields little space during storage and transportation.
Cultivator Attachment.
Patent for cultivator attachment that is useful in breaking up the soil at opposite side of the plants and leveling the ground between the rows. It can be adjusted to any desired angle (vertical, horizontal) or level (up and down).
Patent for oil-burner that is used by being connected to a steam-boiler. It is simply constructed to produce a very high degree of heat with a comparatively small amount of hydrocarbon oil.
Vending Machine
Patent for a vending machine. Illustrations included.
Patent for Locomotive-headlights, "and has for its principal object to so construct the lamp and its casing as to permit of the lighting or adjusting the lamp-blaze from the back of the headlight box…” (lines 8-13) including illustrations.
Vending Machine
Patent for a vending machine. Illustration included.
Metallic End Yoke For Railway Cars
Patent for a metallic end yoke for railway cars. Illustrations included.
Word Counting Attachment for Type Writers
Patent for a word counting attachment for type writers.
Grave Filler.
Patent for a grave-filling machine, which transports dirt into the hole of the grave.
Patent for a display rack.
Pumping Apparatus.
Patent for a "pumping, or water-elevating apparatus," (line 9) including illustrations.
Casting Dental Plates.
Patent for casting dental plates which builds upon a previous patent by the same inventor, Patent No. 633,222, accepted on September 19, 1899. This patent professes to eliminate previous issues with casting metal such as pinholes and air bubbles that create imperfections in the dental plates.
Bailing Press
Patent for a baling press. This invention combines a truck and horse that facilitates the pressing of hay.
Method of Exterminating Johnson Grass.
Patent for a method to kill Johnson grass (Sorghum halepense) by repeatedly breaking up the ground around the plant during winter.
Patent for "a planter-carriage frame adapted to carry a cotton-seed hopper having novel and peculiar means for feeding the cotton-seed in planting the same, so that the same frams may be employed for both hopper without alteration of either hopper or frame" (lines 11-17).
Patent for improvement in plows by first connecting a furrow-shoe to the moldboard, and second, by provide means for operating the plow-point to make a deep or shallow furrow and for raising and lowering covering-plows simultaneously when the plow is in operation. (Lines 13-20) Illustration is included.
Embroidery Attachment for Sewing-Machines
Patent for pressing device of sewing machine that will be in operative engagement with the needle to enable efficient stitching and embroidery work.
Patent for improvements in plows by employing moldboards on both left and right side of the plow; with a shoe or land slide fixed to the plow-beam extension. Then use a V-clamp to secure the plow-handles and a bracket to secure the moldboards and plow-point. This construction will allow free movement of the plow-point and moldboard up and down or vertically without lifting the shoe from the furrow. Illustration is included.
Patent for "an apparatus for emptying sandboxes of locomotives" (lines 13-14) "operated by compressed air to elevate and discharge sand, water, &c." (lines 10-11).
Lubricating Apparatus
Patent for "lubricating the bearings of locomotives while moving or standing still." (lines 8-10)