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Spring Wheel

Description: Patent for a form of tire designed in such a way to avoid the dangers of a punctured tire. This is done by an arrangement of crossing springs used to support the outer wall of the tire instead of inflatable medium.
Date: June 3, 1913
Creator: Dwiggins, R, Sam & Kelley, E, Lawrence
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Saw Gage and Filing Clamp

Description: Patent for a combined saw gage and clamp which can be "applied to a saw blade to gage the depth of the cut as well as reversed and used as a clamp for the saw blade in setting the teeth" (lines 16-18).
Date: April 1, 1913
Creator: Curby, George W.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Separator-Guard.

Description: Patent for a separator-guard for spinning frames. It prevents "the yarn from being entangled in or caught by the devices for attaching the separators to their support" (lines 15-17). Illustrations included.
Date: July 5, 1912
Creator: Pitts, Arthur
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Dental Chair

Description: Patent for "a simple and convenient chair which may be folded to render it portable, so that it may be carried from place to place by the dentist when his practice is away from his office" (lines 9-13).
Date: January 29, 1889
Creator: Moorman, Zach B.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Liniment.

Description: Patent for an antiseptic liniment comprised of flaxseed oil, turpentine, and sulphuric acid.
Date: February 19, 1889
Creator: Bates, David
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Wire Stretcher.

Description: Patent for a new and improved wire-stretcher. This design consists in "the combination, with an essentially T-shaped body having the members of the head inclined in direction of the straight member and provided with a series of teeth, of a lever pivoted to the straight member of the body contiguous to the head and clamping-jaws pivoted upon the said lever" (lines 32-39).
Date: February 19, 1889
Creator: Hughes, George Roland
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Power Fan.

Description: Patent for a new and improved power fan. This design consists in "the combination of the slowly-revolving spring-barrel and the toothed gearing, the pitman-rod operated from the revolving gearing by a crank, the fan-lever connected to the pitman-rod, a weight sliding upon the fan-lever, and a ratchet mechanism for automatically raising the sliding weight" (lines 78-84).
Date: January 10, 1888
Creator: Mason, James Alexander; Mulkey, Elijah F. & Houston, George W.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Plow Point.

Description: Patent for a new and improved plow-point. This design consists in "[t]he combination, with the double mold-board rigidly fixed to the curved beam in the rear of the lower end thereof, of the point having symmetrical corners and lugs adapted to pass beneath the front edge of said mold-board and prevent rocking of the point upon the beam, to which alone it is attached, and bolts securing said point in position" (lines 65-73).
Date: May 22, 1888
Creator: Martin, Isaac Jasper
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Quilting Frame.

Description: Patent for a new and improved quilting-frame. This design consists in "the combination, with a suspended track-beam, of a block carrying at the upper end journaled wheels which travel on said beam, a quilting-frame swiveled to said block and having inside loops at the lower end, and the quilting-roll end plates movable through said loops, as shown, whereby the quilt may be balanced, turned in a horizontal plane to a greater or less degree, and fed to the sewing machine" (lines 52-61).
Date: June 26, 1888
Creator: Vestal, Charles A.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Spring-Motor for Fans

Description: Patent for "a device for operating a fan or other object to which it is desirable to give a continuous reciprocating motion" (lines 12-15).
Date: October 2, 1888
Creator: Houston, George Webster
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Rein Holder.

Description: Patent for a new and improved rein-holder. This design consists in an "improved rein-holder formed of the bifurcated standard having clamp-screws, the stationary cylinder, and the movable cylinder, pivoted eccentrically and at a point above the stationary cylinder" (lines 67-71).
Date: September 14, 1886
Creator: Gooch, Harold
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Motor.

Description: Patent for a new and improved motor. This design consists in "[t]he combination, with the spring-actuated mechanism, of the ratchet-wheel, the spring-detent, and the lever to operate a rod" (lines 55-58).
Date: September 14, 1886
Creator: Houston, George W. & Mulkey, Elijah F.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Planter.

Description: Patent for a new and improved planter. This design "is to provide a seed-planter with means whereby the strain on the rotating cylinder or the scraper is equalized and reduced to a minimum, and to provide improved means for effectually covering the seed after they have been deposited" (lines 20-25).
Date: September 28, 1886
Creator: Savage, Thomas J.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Water Heater and Purifier.

Description: Patent for a new and improved water heater and purifier. This design consists "[i]n the condenser, having the cover, the water-pipe and exhaust-steam pipe combined with the corrugated convex disk, whereby the water falls upon the disk and the steam enters beneath it" (lines 6-10).
Date: November 16, 1886
Creator: Wilson, Martin M.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Planter.

Description: Patent for a new and improved planter. This design consists in "the combination, with a frame, a hopper, and a wheel provided with pins projecting from its sides, of the slide provided with the pins, the [other] slide provided with the inclined slots, the levers pivoted to the frame, the links connected to the said slides and levers, the stirrer-shaft provided with crank-arms, and the [other] link" (lines 21-29).
Date: January 4, 1887
Creator: Hasty, James P. & Hise, George L.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Back Band for Harness.

Description: Patent for a new and improved back-band for harnesses. This design "relates to back-bands for that class of harnesses wherein chains are used for traces; and [the] invention consists, principally, in providing the back-band at its ends with metal loops through which the traces pass to protect the leather of the back-band from wear. The invention also consists in connecting snap-hoops to the metal end-pieces by means of metal loops" (lines 7-15).
Date: January 18, 1887
Creator: Johnson, Ike
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Farm Gate.

Description: Patent for a new and improved gate. This design consists in "[t]he combination of the posts having therein the pulleys . . . at the upper part, and one of them the notches, the cord, the weight attached thereto and to the gate, the gate, and the bolt in the post extending on either side of the gate and provided with a lug adapted to be moved over the gate and hold it down, or to be removed therefrom at will" (lines 72-80).
Date: February 8, 1887
Creator: Ellis, Benjamin F.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Coffee Pot.

Description: Patent for a new and improved coffee pot. This design consists in "the cover, the jointed parts by means of which the cover is connected to the pot, and the guide through which the part has a sliding movement" (lines 79-83). This novel construction "is to produce a coffee pot in which the cover is made adjustable, so as to be adapted to close over the top of the pot, or to be dropped back out of the way when the condenser is used" (lines 17-21).
Date: May 10, 1887
Creator: Cummings, James K.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Spark Arrester for Smoke Stacks.

Description: Patent for a new and improved spark arrester. This design consists "a direct flue or smoke-stack . . . [which] projects and deflects the sparks or cinders through perforations in a vertical wall of a stack into a dead-air space that surrounds the draft-flue, there causing these sparks . . . to impinge against vertical ribs that subdivide the annular air-space that intervenes between an inner and outer cylindrical wall of the stack, gravity of the accumulating mass of cinders causing their discharge . . . through gates that are opened by the weight of the sparks above them and closed by their own gravity" (lines 15-30).
Date: June 21, 1887
Creator: Wilson, Martin M.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Wire Stretcher.

Description: Patent for a new and improved wire stretcher. This design consists in "the combination of a bar provided with a toothed quadrant and with a boss having an overhanging projection at its rear end, an eccentric pivoted on the face of the said boss for holding the wire against the projection, a hand-lever pivoted to the bar, and provided with a spring-detent engaging with a toothed quadrant, a plate pivoted at one end to the hand-lever and provided with an overhanging projection, and a second eccentric pivoted upon the face of the plate for gripping the wire against the projection" (lines 77-88).
Date: July 19, 1887
Creator: Mason, James Alexander
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Gate.

Description: Patent for a new and improved gate. This design consists in "[t]he combination, with the gate having a cross-bar, and mechanism . . . for operating the cross-bar and moving it vertically, the weighted levers, and the standards supporting the levers, of the latch-levers pivoted between their ends to the weighted levers and having their front ends engaged by the cross-bar, and the stops for engaging the rear ends of the latch-levers and holding the gate closed" (lines 15-24).
Date: November 1, 1887
Creator: Terry, Hiram
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Holder for Shades and Reflectors.

Description: Patent for a new and improved holder for shades and reflectors. This design consists in "[t]he combination, with a lamp-burner and its reflector, of a collar having the female threads, the radial arms, correspondingly threaded at the inner end, and having eyes at the outer end, and the spring-wire or cut ring carrying the reflector on one end" (lines 56-61).
Date: February 9, 1886
Creator: Vestal, Addison F. & Vestal, Charles A.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Gate

Description: Patent for improvements in farm gates, with description of parts and use and illustrations.
Date: November 24, 1885
Creator: Terry, Hiram
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Automatic Trip Gear for Power Presses.

Description: Patent for a new and improved trip-gear for power-presses. This design "consists in providing the lever connected with an ordinary reversible gearing with a cord and weight, so that when in its normal position and not in use the small friction-wheel will not come in contact with either face of the large friction wheel. The upper end of the press is provided with a notched metallic plate connected with the reversing-lever, so that when the follow-block in its upward passage passes the said plate the lever will be released, and, falling back into its normal position by the press, is immediately stopped" (lines 24-36).
Date: December 1, 1885
Creator: Wilson, Martin M.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department