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Acetylene-Gas Apparatus.

Description: Patent for machines that generate acetylene gas for a "simple and comparatively inexpensive construction, in which the gas is thoroughly washed before entering the service-pipe and in which the water-supply to the generator is controlled by the gas pressure and the carbid kept at all times cooled by surrounding water" (lines 11-17).
Date: December 4, 1900
Creator: McGoldrick, William Hamilton

Amusement Device

Description: Patent for an amusement device. This invention is designed as an apparatus for a swing, a trapeze, a horizontal bar, and seesaw. Illustration included.
Date: December 18, 1906
Creator: Haye, August, of San Antonio, Texas


Description: Patent for a new auger designed "to provide a construction in which the parts may be adjusted to cut angular holes entirely through a body, and also to cut angular countersinks concentric with cylindrical openings, such as are made for the reception of the square heads of bolts lag screws, &c.," (lines 10-16), which includes illustrations and instructions.
Date: April 29, 1902
Creator: Bundy, John J.

Bale-Forming Apparatus

Description: Patent for an automatic bale forming apparatus that can be set to make a certain size cotton bale and will stop when it reaches that size and send the finished bale out on a conveyer belt and begin the next one.
Date: January 21, 1908
Creator: Reagan, Edgar


Description: Patent for "a bicycle-frame which shall be yielding and support the motor mechanism in such manner that it shall be upheld by the part of the frame which yields to the greatest extent without adding appreciably to the rigidity of the frame" (lines 11-17).
Date: July 2, 1901
Creator: White, Edward Young


Description: Patent for a bridle bit that helps a handler to hold or guide an animal without harming its mouth. Illustration included.
Date: August 21, 1900
Creator: Castro, Alberto

Bit Attachment

Description: Patent for "improved means for stopping runaway horses and to arrange for mounting the same upon a harness-bit so as to be under the control of the driver for convenient and effective operation when required" (lines 8-13).
Date: April 30, 1901
Creator: Riley, Peter