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Patent for an improved and simple churn that works easily and quickly. It "is adapted to permit of the simultaneous securing and retention of the cream vessel or receptacle in position in its journaling or carrying frame, as well as the cover upon said vessel, and to provide for the ready removal of said vessel or receptacle and its said cover preparatory to removing the contents of the vessel or the cleaning thereof" (lines 18-25).
Hobby Horse.
Patent for a new and improved hobby horse. This design "consists in providing a 'hobby-horse' or a 'stick-horse' with a pivoted head, to which is preferably connected a spring, so that the swinging of the head will give the appearance of the horse pulling on the reins held by the operator. The invention comprises a head pivoted at one end, a spring secured thereto and to the horse, and a lip on said head to limit the downward movement thereof" (lines 14-24).
Patent for "a simple transmitter in which the greatest volume of sound may be transmitted without causing grating or rattling." (Lines 8-11) Includes instructions and illustrations.
Patent for a granulated-electrode phone transmitter that is designed to be simple and "constructed so that the granulated-electrode cannot become displaced from the cell" (lines 10-12).
Patent for a telephone-transmitter "with a diaphragm and carbon button carried thereby, of a spring-supported flaring conical carbon-cell provided with a flange covered with soft material and resting on the carbon button carried by the diaphragm, the carbon-cell being filled with granulated carbon resting in contact with the carbon button" (lines 13-19). This is meant to optimize the volume of sound being transmitted.
Post driver
Patent for a portable post driver.
Patent for a turning plow with "a wheel for operating in the bottom of the furrow in rear of the lower end of the standard, which...serves the purposes of an ordinary land side-plate..."(lines 10-13).
Device for Sheltering Animals.
Patent for a new and improved animal shelter. This design "relates to a device which may be adapted for use as a hen's nest, a dog-kennel, a stable for domestic animals, or for analogous purposes. The principle of construction prevalent in all these different adaptations for use of the device consists of certain improved means for automatically closing the door as the animal steps into a vertically-swinging compartment, and for automatically opening the door as the animal leaves said swinging compartment" (lines 13-23).
Patent for an improvement to washing machines that will be "simple and economical in construction and efficient in use" (lines 13-14).
Improvement in Ditching-Machines.
Patent for an improved ditching machine design that will "easily and rapidly cut or excavate, on the surface of the ground, soil, clay, or soft stone, a ditch or trench of any reasonable width or depth suitable" (lines 33-37) including instructions and illustrations.
Improvement in Ditching-Machines.
Patent for the improvement of ditching-machines by way of new construction techniques.
Patent for a quilting frame that has "a novel means of supporting and tilting the track, and also other features" (lines 15-16). The frame is suspended in a track, and the track can be tilted so the frame can run in bot directions on the track.
Patent for an antiseptic liniment comprised of flaxseed oil, turpentine, and sulphuric acid.
Specific-Gravity Scale
Patent for a type of weighing-scale, "designed for determining the specific gravity of any body, be it solid, liquid, or a gas" (lines 14-15) including illustration.
Stalk Cutter.
Patent for a new and improved stalk cutter. This design "consists in the construction and combination of parts . . . [of] that class of machines for cutting cotton and other stalks, consisting, essentially, of parallel runners or beams carrying outwardly-projecting knives, which serve to cut the stalks as the machine is drawn over the ground" (lines 15-22).
Patent for a "pounder" washing machine that can be easily repaired and operated with little effort. Illustrations included.
Patent for a copy-holder that is "especially designed for type-writing machines, of any of the prevalent forms, and it has for its object to facilitate the holding of the copy; also to aid the reader or operator to readily retain his "place," in reading the copy line by line, in the usual way, to insure accuracy in copying the same; also to provide for its adaptation to the machine, irrespective of the size of the latter" (lines 16-24).
Patent for a quilting-frame that holds "the quilt in position to be sewed with an ordinary sewing machine" (lines 13-14). The frame has rollers on it.
Driving Mechanism For Gins.
Patent for a new and improved driving mechanism for gins, including instructions and illustrations.
Window-Shade Bracket.
Patent for a window shade bracket, which holds the shade straight.
Improvements in Compounds for Destroying Trees, Roots, &c.
Patent for a new and useful improvements to compouds used in the destroying of trees. Lists ingredients and dosages.
Combined Quilting Frame and Table.
Patent for a quilting frame which can be quickly set up and collapsed, which folds up to occupy a minimum amount of space, and which can be converted for use as cutting and ironing table. Includes instructions and illustrations.
Patent for improvements to railroad car couplings granted to Conrad H. Carpenter. Improvements simplify the coupling construction and allow the cars to be couples automatically.
Magazine Rifle
Patent for a magazine rifle. This invention consists of a combined breech block and cartridge carrier. Illustrations included.
Magazine Rifle
Patent for a magazine rifle. Illustration included.
Improvement in Machines for Washing Photographs
Patent for "a new and improved apparatus for washing photographic prints after fixing, for the purpose of removing the double hyposulphite of soda and silver formed in the body of the paper during the process of fixing" (lines 6-11).
Patent for dish-drainer.
Non-Refillable Bottle.
Patent for non-refillable bottles "which in order to obtain access to its contents will have to be sufficiently mutilated or altered in appearance so that it cannot be again used as an original package for the fraudulent sale of an imitation liquid." (Line 13-17) Includes instructions and illustrations.
Appliance for Protecting Oil-Wells from Fires.
Patent for an appliance for protecting oil-wells from fires. As stated within the patent, "this invention relates to certain new and useful improvements in appliances for protecting oil-wells from fires; and to this end it consists of the novel combination and arrangement of parts hereinafter more specifically described in the accompanying drawings, and particularly pointed out in the claims herein appended" (Lines 9-16).
Patent for wind motors that has new and useful improvements," is simple and durable in its constructions, very effective and powerful in operation, transmits the force of a series of wind-wheels to a common shaft for driving pumps or other machines" (lines 11-16).
Patent for a "new and improved wind-motor" (line 10) including illustrations.
Patent for improvements in baling-presses and is practically adapted to bale hay, in which “the hay may be held at the rear end of the frame against the pressure of the follower and head-blocks or presser-blocks.” (Lines 17-20) Illustration is included.
Demountable Rim
Patent for a demountable rim. This invention is used for automobile wheels for readily mounting and remounting. Illustration included.
Patent for improvements in extension ladder by using two sliding ladder sections, "these two sections can be secured by a windlass and a hook detachably bolted to the upper rung of the upper section." (Lines 38-40, p.3) Illustration is included.
Patent for a new extension ladder, including illustrations.
Patent for "improvements in coffee-pots, and has for its object the provision of an improved coffee-grounds holder, together with a device of improved form for spraying the water thereover, the latter device operating in conjunction with a condenser; and a further object is to provide the pot with an adjustable handle." (Lines 12-19) Includes instructions and illustrations.
Coffee Pot.
Patent for a new and improved coffee pot. This design "consists in securing a wire diagonally down the side of the pot, and to which wire is attached the cover of the pot in such a manner that the cover can be dropped down out of the way when the condenser is put on without detaching the cover from the pot" (lines 13-18).
Coffee Pot.
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).
Patent for a coffee pot that has "a movable handle whereby the same may be placed on the opposite side of the pot from the spout or to one side thereof as may be preferred" (lines 18-21). It also has an acting slide or valve that keeps the spout closed when liquids are not being poured out of it.
Improvement in Motors.
Patent for power-operated motors used "for operating churns" (lines 13-14), with the option of using spring-power, including a detailed explanation and description of the illustration.
Improvement in Washing-Machines.
Patent for improving the washing machine by being operated by a spring-motor.
Patent for new and useful improvements in coffee plots for "hot water to drain through the coffee" (line 11 - 12).
Saw Gage and Filing Clamp
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).
Apparatus for Cooking Cotton-Seed Meal.
Patent for an apparatus for cooking cotton-seed meal meant to get the maximum amount of oil for the meal used and puts moisture into dry meal and evaporates excess moisture in meal. Meal is continuously supplied through the machine and water-bath. The steam does not burn or harm the meal.
Fireproof Flue.
Patent for a fireproof flue that prevents the roof from being burned, where the stovepipe goes through the roof.
Acetylene-Gas Generator.
Patent for an acetylene gas generator, which claims to improve upon this device by simplifying the "means for feeding carbid to the water," (line 14) hence making it "more efficient and durable in use and less expensive to manufacture." (lines 19-21)
Spring Wheel
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.
Stalk Cutter.
Patent for a new and improved stalk cutter. This design "consists in the combination of a suitable frame, which is drawn along by two horses, so as to straddle a row of plants, a diagonal guide for guiding the plants, a guiding finger or piece for guiding the plants toward the knife, and a rake for raking the plants in piles or heaps as fast as they are cut" (lines 13-19).
Farm Gate.
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).
Patent for an axle-skein. Its purpose is "to improve the construction of axle-skeins, to increase their strength and durability, and to decrease the wear of the same at the bottom thereof" (lines 10-14).