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Patent for a cotton and cane cultivator that will enhance productivity of fieldwork
Apparatus for Grain Drying and Coffee-Roasting
Patent for "an apparatus in which grain or fruit may be dried, coffee roasted, and the water evaporated from sugar." (lines 9-12)
Gas- Generator
Patent for improvements in gas generators relating to machines that use acetylene gas. These improvements are meant to make gas generators easy to use and easy to construct.
Improvements in Gin-Saw Sharpeners.
Patent for new and improved Cotton-Gin-Saw sharpener.
Patent for an animal trap whose specially designed cylinders play a crucial role in tiring the animal while it is struggling to escape the trap doors Ultimately, succumbing to exhaustion and hastening its drowning in the trap's water reservoir.
Flexible Wire Mat.
Patent for a flexible wire mat that is portable, loosely woven to shake out dirt and mud, and which prevents the edges form curling up to trip people.
Aerial Navigating Apparatus.
Patent for an aerial navigating apparatus with more details of combinations, construction, and presentation of parts.
" I have invented a new and useful Piano, which relates to other instruments of similar types utilizing sounding boards. To provide sound waves that may be controlled so as to increase or diminish the volume of sound produced by the instruments..." Norcross, Levi. (1910). Piano. United States Patent Office. Retrieved from http://edit.texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth508385/view/#page/3/mode/1up.
Design for a Jar.
Patent for ornamental design on jar depicting the logo for the Jersey-Creme drink company
Harness Saddle
Patent is for "improvements in harness saddles" (lines 6-7) that will "not injure animals' backs and which will be automatically adjustable to a back of any size or shape."
Design for a Post for Fences
Patent for a design for new, unique, and decorative fence posts.
Light-Reflecting Device.
Patent for a simple and portable light reflecting device designed to be placed on top of a piano, organ, or other musical instrument. The device is designed to amplify light from a lamp or other lighting device and reflect it downward and backward onto an instrument's music board. The device also shades the eyes of a performer and allows music to be read without straining the eyes.
Cooking Utensil.
Patent for an improved steam-cooker in which different kinds of food can be simultaneously cooked in separate containers. Individual cooking vessels are removable from the steam-cooker.
Patent for new clamping device that holds the mattress and bedding of a folding bed in place, is adjustable, and is not in the way when the bed is in use.
Combined Stock and Freight Car
Patent for improved stock-car with provided attachments for conversion to freight-car.
Patent for a nut lock with a locking plate that can be used for multiple nuts, "particularly those used in securing the joints of railroad rails, frogs, switches, and crossings" (lines 10-12), with illustrations.
Patent for a fence stay that can be put on without any special tools. The stay also forms a clamp in itself and does not require any other tie to keep it in place.
Folding Crate
Patent for a crate that will fold into a compacted shape when not in use in order to maximize space or to create a way to use a crate as an open container without physically removing the top (or cover).
Mixing Device
Patent for mixing device which helps save time by mixing several ingredients separate from each other at a single operation.
Patent for locking-washer "so that the nuts will not come off or be knocked from the bolts" (Lines 8-9) including illustrations.
Road-Working Machine.
Patent for a road working machine, which claims to simplify and improve the type of this machine that is designed to "operate upon banks at the sides of the road for the purpose of trimming such banks and moving the surplus dirt in the direction of the center of the road." (lines 11-14)
Combined Lifting-Jack and Shaft-Support
Patent for a "combined lifting-jack and thill-support for vehicles," (lines 8-9) with the objective being "to simplify and improve the construction and increase the efficiency of devices of this character." (lines 10-11)
Exhaust-Controlling Valve.
Patent for new exhaust-controlling valve mechanisms in steam or air engines, including illustrations.
Patent for a wood-conveyor that will "provide a practical device for hauling or conveying wood from a sawing or splitting machine to a convenient place of stacking the wood" (lines 9-12).
Animal-Feed Device
Patent for an animal feed device that is collapsible and that can be suspended from fences, vehicle wheels, other structures, the ground, or the animal itself. (lines 10-15
Merry Go Round
Patent for a merry go round. Illustration included.
Moistening and Sprinkling Attachment for Brooms.
Patent for attachment to brooms which enables the moistening of the broom during use to prevent the spreading of dust. One part regulates the flow of liquid to the broom and another provides a container for the liquid. In effect the attachment to the broom makes it into a convertible mop.
Stock Car
Patent for stock cars. Illustration included.
Combination Couch
Patent for bed that transforms to a settee or a wardrobe. Illustration included.
Balancing Attachment
Patent for a balancing attachment. Illustration included.
Fence Stay
Patent for a fence stay. Illustration included.
Patent for a couch. Illustration included.
Floor Jack
Patent for floor jack. Illustration included.
Cotton Chopper And Checker
Patent for a cotton chopper and checker. Illustration included.
Patent for a mat. Illustration included.
Cotton Thresher and Cleaner
Patent for a cotton thresher and cleaner. Illustration included.
Patent for a vehicle. Illustration included.
Fence Post
Patent for a fence post. Illustration included.
Railway Car
Patent for a railway car. Illustration included.
Fountain Tooth Brush
Patent for a fountain tooth brush. Illustration included.
Sectional Column
Patent for a sectional column. This invention is known as the Tuscan beaded face column. Illustration included.
Hinge For Gates
Patent for hinge for gates. Illustration included.
Coin Operated Vending Machine
Patent for a coin operated vending machine that is meant to be inexpensive and adapted to protect the items being vended, and to allow adjustment for coins of different denominations.
Insect Destroyer
Patent for an insect destroyer. This invention is designed to destroy insects on growing cotton plants. Illustration included.
Apparatus for Electroplating Small Metallic Articles.
Patent for "apparatus for electroplating small metallic articles, and more particularly certain small clamps used in building fences" (lines 8-11), including illustrations.
Allows the cylinder cocks on a steam engine to be opened or closed using a coiled spring instead of steam or air pressure to ensure it is opened only when the engineer wants.
Checkrein Attachment
Patent for checkrein attachment. This invention is intended for use with harnessed horses. Illustration included.
Patent for device to improve price display, movement of goods, and correct coin measurement of coin-controlled vending machines.
Self Supporting And Extension Ladder Elevator
Patent for self supporting and extension ladder elevator. This invention is for moving materials and tools to an elevated position. Illustrations included.
Toy Figure or Doll.
Patent for a new model of doll or toy figure made partially from eggshells. Includes illustration.