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Ballast-Scraper.

Description: Patent for new and useful improvements in ballast scrapers, including instructions and illustrations.
Date: August 22, 1899
Creator: McElvaney, Charles T.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Oil Can Spout.

Description: Patent for new improvements to oil can where an attachment to the can is made and acts as both a stopper and a spout
Date: October 10, 1911
Creator: Melvin, Joe D.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

DRESS - SUPPORTER.

Description: Patent for new and useful improvement in dress-supporters for the purpose of providing "simple and effective means for removing the weight of a dress-skirt" (lines 9-11) from the hips and shoulders of the wearer, including illustrations.
Date: May 27, 1902
Creator: Caruthers, Martha J.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Reed-Organ.

Description: Patent for reed-organs that is needed in the construction of reed-board to improve the quality and volume of the tone, produce a uniform pipe-tone throughout the different registers.
Date: December 9, 1902
Creator: Preston, Percy C.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Cotton Compress

Description: Patent for "an improved cotton-compress adapted to be used in connection with a cotton-baling press for increasing the density and reducing the size of the bales formed in the press."
Date: August 26, 1902
Creator: Denton, John L.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Draft-Equalizer.

Description: Patent for improvement in draft-equalizers in which the draft-equalizer will “first, take away the side draft; second, to enable the plow to follow the furrow; third, to work three, four, or five horses to the same bars by simply adjusting the bars; fourth, to enable all horses except one to walk on solid ground, the one to walk in furrow; fifth, to enable the operator to place load on any point of the bars he chooses and still have a straight pull.” (Lines 25-34) Illustration is included.
Date: February 10, 1903
Creator: Lawrence, David & Vincent, John
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Seeder

Description: Patent for a seeder used for sowing small grain including illustrations.
Date: August 7, 1900
Creator: Fitzgerald, John Thornton & Ramsey, John Shelton
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Valve Stem Packing

Description: Patent for "valve-stem packing for locomotives and steam engines." (lines 8,9) including instructions and illustrations.
Date: August 25, 1903
Creator: McComas,F. Charles
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Hog Trough

Description: Patent for "new and useful Improvements in Hog-Troughs" (lines 5-6).
Date: December 5, 1905
Creator: Bookout, Hugh B.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Acetylene-Gas Generator

Description: Patent for a generator that runs on acetylene gas with a component that releases excess gas in the event the gasometer is overcharged, including illustrations.
Date: November 14, 1905
Creator: Menczer, Samuel A.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Churn Power

Description: Patent for "new and useful improvements for churn-power" (line 5), including illustrations and instructions.
Date: February 19, 1900
Creator: Dickey, John S.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Plow.

Description: Patent for a plow improvement specifying the method in which the handle attaches to the beam of the plow. Parts of the plow are adjustable.
Date: February 6, 1906
Creator: Baker, Jefferson H.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Piston-Rod Connection

Description: Patent for a connector between a cross-head and a piston-rod that reduces strain by using a double taper and binder elements in line with the thrust of the piston-rod to prevent fractures and breaks as a result of the end thrust.
Date: April 17, 1906
Creator: McElvaney, Charles T.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Cotton-Chopper.

Description: Patent for a cotton chopper that has advantages in point of simplicity, durability, and general efficiency because it is adapted to operate crosswise with relation to the rows.
Date: September 16, 1902
Creator: Fay, Louis Percy
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Solid-Rim Wood Column.

Description: Patent for a new construction for wooden columns that were previously produced by joining strips of wood together.
Date: February 27, 1906
Creator: Robinson, Lee A. & Bible, Hunley
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Reed-Organ.

Description: Patent for a cheap and simple reed-board that provides a uniform tone that is produced through the register or registers and allows the freedom of communication between the reed-cells and pipe or resonance cells.
Date: January 30, 1906
Creator: Preston, Percy C.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Wood-Boring Machine.

Description: Patent for a wood boring machine "which is especially adapted to bore holes of extreme length in columns or like structural members by cutting away only a portion of the wood forming hole in same" (lines 11-15).
Date: March 13, 1906
Creator: Bible, Hunley & Robinson, Lee A.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Swab Holder

Description: Patent for improvements in swab-holders consisting of a sectional box or cup containing fibrous material to apply a lubricating oil for the piston-rod to reduce friction and wear on the rod.
Date: July 10, 1906
Creator: Bruce. J.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Combination-Tool

Description: Patent for a combination-tool which includes a putty-knife and hammer and claw. The idea is that when one tool is in use, the other portion can be closed away.
Date: May 22, 1906
Creator: Carlton, Thomas R.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Animal-Trap.

Description: Patent for an improved self-setting trap that can capture and kill animals while preventing them from reaching the bait.
Date: August 28, 1906
Creator: Sheridan, William H.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Hame and Trace Connector.

Description: Patent for a hame and trace connector. "The object of the invention is to provide a hame and trace connection having means to prevent the parts of the same from becoming disconnected." (lines 14-17)
Date: March 6, 1906
Creator: Lindsay, George F.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Hame-Hook

Description: Patent for "new and useful improvements in Hame-Hooks." (lines 5-6). "The object of the invention is to provide a hame-hook which shall be simple of construction, durable in use, comparatively inexpensive of production, and by means of which the tug or trace chain may be easily attached to the hame at various heights and be securely retained in position." (lines 12-18)
Date: September 23, 1902
Creator: Lindsay, George F.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department