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Attachment for Harrows
Patent for attachment of harrows that facilitate the use of harrows in pilling cotton stalks. This device allows the harrows to be in continuous motion creating efficiency in cotton pilling.
Patent for a cylinder shaped animal trap for small furry animals.
Cultivator Attachment
Patent for a cultivator attachment that keeps the cultivator beams properly separated.
Patent for a cotton compress. Illustrations included.
Patent for a churn. Illustration included.
Starting Device
Patent for a starting device for internal combustion engines. Illustrations included.
Patent for a breast strap with snap hooks that reduces wear on the strap.
Plow Slide
Patent for a plow slide. Illustration included.
Patent for a paddle wheel. Illustrations included.
Patent for crossings for railway tracks and particularly to means for closing the cut in the rails made for the flanges of the wheels, and the object is to provide sliding members which can be easily operated to close the slot or cut in the crossing rails for the flanges of the wheels so that a continuous tread will be formed for every wheel that passes over the crossing and to provide a mechanism for the tracks.
Automatic Signal System
Patent for an automatic signal system for use with railways. Illustrations included.
Patent for an apparatus that is designed to clean cotton before it is placed in a cotton gin. Illustrations included.
Stalk Cutter
Patent for a stalk cutter. Illustration included.
Patent for improvements to the joints for railway rails to prevent "bumping of the wheels against the ends of rails and the cross ties adjacent to the joints" (lines 16-18) including illustrations.
Patent for a clip that may be used to bind paper, plies of fabric, or as a clothes pin. Illustrations included.
Patent for a clothes pin. Illustrations included.
Patent for improved quilting frame which may be set up easily, and folded down and stored when not in use. Additionally, the improved design provides for fabric to be secured on all sides, and for the operator to adjust the angle of the fabric.
Patent for a cattle guard for use at railroad tracks incorporating a depressible platform connected to a closing mechanism which will impede movement of cattle across the track, but allow for unobstructed movement at other times.
Emergency Rail-Brake.
Patent for "a new and improved emergency rail-brake" (lines 1-5).
Hay-Press Power.
Patent for "new and useful improvements in Baling-Presses" (lines 1-5) including illustrations and explanations.
Wheel Tire Machine
Patent for a wheel tire machine. This invention if for taking off and putting on wheel tires. Illustration included.
Stalk Rake
Patent for stalk rake. Illustration included.
Stock Guard
Patent for a stock guard. Illustration included.
Patent for "an improved garment-supporter adapted to be secured to an inner garment and to be detachably connected to the waistband of an outer garment, whereby the inner garment may be supported from the outer garment." (lines 11-16)
Well-Drilling Machine.
Patent for “a new and improved well-drilling machine adapted to be driven by horse-power and arranged to permit of actuating the drilling tools for drilling purposes and to allow of conveniently and quickly raising the tools from the well…” (lines 8-14) including illustrations.
Patent for a riding saddle.
Patent for windmill that is cheap and highly efficient with a simple manufacture.
Patent for a plow with adjustable height and depth with a locking mechanism.
Patent for improvements in shovel-plows “by enabling the stock and shoe securely mounted and yet adjusted from one position to another, according to the work to be performed.” (Lines 9-12) Illustration is included.
Patent for a baling press.
Plow Guide and Gage.
Patent for "gages and guides for plows and cultivators. the object of invention is to provide and adjustable guide and gage adapted to be attached to divided standards of plows and cultivators." (lines 11-16) including illustrations.
Patent for improved hame-fasteners used to hold the hames together and tighten them up.
Machine for catching insects.
Patent for a machine that catches pests such as the Cotton Boll Weevil and Colorado beetle as an aid to pest control for growing crops. Illustration included.
Patent for an improved cattle-guard by using a guard that has a plurality of spurs, should an animal step thereon its foot will be directed against one or more of these spurs, thus causing the animal to withdraw its foot and not attempt to pass over the rail. This will prevent the animal from crossing railway-tracks, but the spurs will not interfere with the free passage of trains. (Lines 10-20) Illustration is included.
Patent for a new and useful evaporating furnace, including instructions and illustrations.
Impelling Device for Bowling-Hoops.
Patent for certain new and useful improvements in impelling devices for bowling hoops, including instructions and illustrations.
Bed-Slat Fastener.
Patent for a new and useful bed slat fastener, including instructions and illustrations.
Advertising Device.
Patent for certain new and useful improvements in advertising device, including instructions and illustrations.
Patent for certain new and useful improvements in clevises, including instructions and illustrations.
Apparatus for Cooling Milk.
Patent for a new and useful apparatus for regulating the temperature of milk.
Patent for a new and useful improvement in monkey-wrenches to "provide an improved construction of the same whereby the clamping-jaws may be quickly and readily adjusted to the nut or tap which is to be engaged thereby" (line 19-23).
Patent for "improved means for detachably connecting blinds to bridles, whereby the bridle may be used with or without the blinds," and also "to provide a combined double box-loop and blind." (Lines 13-17) Includes instructions and illustrations.
Patent for an improvement on car-couplers, "especially to the class of hook-and-catch couplers in which the sides of the jaws of the coupler securely hold a link between the same by means of a downwardly-extending hook, the sides of the upper jaw carrying the said hook extending down over the sides of the under jaw, thus protecting the jaws from a lateral jar or pressure, the lower jaw being provided with a series of recesses at different angles, which are designed to receive the end of the link when held in different positions" (lines 16-27). The car-coupler also has a gravity member.
Patent for improvements in railway-rail joints, including "a means for adjusting the rails whereby a tight joint may be produced at any season of the year when the expansion and contraction of the metal with the varying temperatures cause the joints to become loose and the track uneven;" (lines 16-21) "suitable rail-carrying bed-pieces, made of metal and grooved to receive the rail;" (lines 23-24) and "brackets on its under side which are adapted to brace against the railway-ties, and suitable pins or integral lugs which engage with the tie to hold it firmly in place." (Lines 34-38) Includes instructions and illustrations.
Combined Door-Bell and Mail-Receiver.
Patent for a door-bell joined with a tray or card-receiver, which is installed in a door. "When pulled out it will bring said tray outside the door to receive a card, letter, or package or any mail-matter, and when released will carry it inside the door again" (lines 11-15). The bell goes off when the tray, which has a toothed edge that engages the bell-hammer, is released.
Patent for "an adjustable hinge for use in connection with a suitable upper hinge, for supporting gates in such manner as to permit of their being opened in either direction and allowed to close automatically," and which "also allows the gate to be adjusted to suit the inclination of its supporting-post, or to have its outer end elevated to a sufficient degree to permit dogs and other small animals to pass freely under same when closed." (Lines 8-19) Includes instructions and illustrations.
Plow Cultivator and Irrigator.
Patent for an underground irrigating plow that consists of a draft bar, crank arms, plow beams that front ends swivel on the crank arms, a ratchet rod with chain spools, a ratchet lever that is attached to the ratchet rod, chains that are attached to the plow beams and the spools, braces that are attached to the crank arms, and a double-tree.
Patent for a simple and inexpensive cotton scoop and is "adapted to have its tines yield to facilitate its insertion in a mass of cotton" (lines 13-14).
Machine for Forming Wire Articles.
Patent for an improved machine that makes wire coils, springs, pins, and similar wire formations. "The invention has for its objects to provide a simple, cheap and durable device or machine for the purpose named which can be easily operated and capable of turning out a large number of the articles with the expenditure of the minimum amount of time and labor" (lines 22-28).
Patent for an alternative horse power design without cogs that has the same level of efficiency with an increased speed of output as well.