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Curtain Roller

Description: Patent for a curtain roller. The invention is designed to slow the curtains movement so that the curtain can be adjusted. Illustration included.
Date: October 9, 1908
Creator: Tripp, Hamilton

Acetylene-Gas Generator.

Description: 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)
Date: April 3, 1906
Creator: Dulaney, John B.

Land Grader and Ditcher

Description: Patent for a land grader and ditcher that is durable and easy to use to ditch a large area and the scraping blade can be easily removed for cleaning, repairs or other reasons.
Date: September 19, 1905
Creator: Reed, Allen T.

Adjustable Window-Shade Hanger.

Description: Patent for a window-shade hanger that can be "adjusted to fit windows of various widths and shaderollers which vary in length and which may be readily put up and taken down." (lines 18-21) including illustration.
Date: August 29, 1905
Creator: Neale, Albert S.

Washing Apparatus.

Description: Patent for a "new and useful Washing Apparatus" (lines 6-7) that decreases the cost and increases the efficiency of current washing machines by automatically circulating hot water and steam through the clothes.
Date: December 1, 1903
Creator: Huffman, Wiliam Anthony & Huffman, Oscar Moses

Rail-Joint.

Description: Patent for the improvement of railroad constructions by means of using a fishplate that provides an effective connection between two rail bars and secures the accuracy in lining the bars up.
Date: August 25, 1903
Creator: Starkey, Ollie B.

Saw-Filing Machine

Description: Patent for a Saw-Filing Machine. "This invention relates to saw-filing machines; and the object of the invention is to provide a simple and effective device of this character which is adapted to sharpen with accuracy and rapidity the teeth of different kinds of saws." (lines 8-13) including illustrations.
Date: August 25, 1903
Creator: Smith, John D.

Wind-Motor.

Description: 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).
Date: December 16, 1902
Creator: Cochran, James M.

Saw-Set.

Description: Patent for an improved saw set with improved jaw design to improve locking of saw. This saw set makes up part of a saw filing machine.
Date: September 11, 1902
Creator: Smith, John D.