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Attachment For Plows

Description: Patent for an attachment for plows. This invention "relates to new and useful improvements in attachments for plows, and my object is to provide means whereby the pitch of the moldboard or shovel may be regulated as desired" (lines 12-16). Illustration included.
Date: November 13, 1906
Creator: Wilke, Ernest


Description: Patent for a bale-tie that is of "simple construction, durable in use, and comparatively inexpensive of production" (lines 13-15), including illustration and instructions
Date: May 1, 1900
Creator: Pfeffer, A. J.


Description: "Patent for a bale-tie that would be 'simple of construction, durable of use, and comparatively inexpensive of production, easily operated, and which when fastened around a bale cannot possible become detached therefrom' (lines 13-17). including instructions and illustrations.
Date: May 1, 1900
Creator: Pfeffer, Albert J.


Description: Patent for improvements in bale-ties by using a “combination with a band; of jaws pivoted to one end of the band and adapted to engage a hook carried by the other end of the band, and a guard-plate fixed to one of said jaws and adapted also to engage the hook and prevent it from accidentally becoming disengaged from the jaws.” (Lines 78-84) Illustration is included.
Date: May 1, 1900
Creator: Pfeffer, Albert John


Description: Patent for improvements in "the class of baling-presses in which the follower is forced upward in the press-box by a lever pivoted or fulcrumed upon the ends of toggle-arms, and having a rope or chain for drawing it into an upright position," (lines 26-31) with illustrations.
Date: May 24, 1887
Creator: Stopple, John Julius

Baling Press.

Description: Patent for a new and improved baling press. This design "consists in the construction and novel arrangement of the rounded meeting ends of the main levers and the equalizing-link connecting the same; the rounded meeting ends of the toggle-levers concentrically arranged with reference to the sill-bearings; the perforated connecting-pin for the upper ends of each pair of toggle-levers, and the securing-bolts thereof passed through the heads of the toggle-levers; the end openings in the lower portion of the baling-box and the vertically-reciprocating doors in connection therewith" (lines 19-30).
Date: August 8, 1882
Creator: Stopple, John J.

Bat-Forming Apparatus.

Description: Patent for an apparatus to form bats, made of fibrous material, to be placed in the coverings or tickings to make mattresses. The apparatus works so that "the bat-forming fibrous material may be evenly distributed, and by which the mattress-forming operation may be expeditiously carried on" (lines 16-19). The patent includes illustrations.
Date: September 23, 1913
Creator: Haynes, Daniel & Haynes, Richard H.

Bat-Making Machine.

Description: Patent for a cotton bat making machine which allows the cotton lint to be positioned better on the press and the outer bag material covering the cotton lint to be attached together quickly. Illustration is included.
Date: August 3, 1909
Creator: Haynes, Daniel

Bicycle Alarm

Description: Patent for a "simple and cheap as well as ornamental bicycle-whistle...of novel and peculiar construction, adapted for attachment to the bicycle and made to sound at pleasure" (lines 14-18). Illustrations and instructions are included.
Date: July 13, 1897
Creator: Crump, William E.

Car Coupling.

Description: Patent for a new and improved car-coupling. This design calls for two u-shaped metal pieces, one narrower than the other, each with eyes at their ends. A metal rod, which doubles as a handle, threads the eyes, connecting the pieces and allowing for the two loops to butterfly; one car can be bound to each of the loops with a metal pin.
Date: August 22, 1882
Creator: Stopple, John J.

Carpenter's Hatchet.

Description: Patent for a new and improved carpenter's hatchet. This design, "by curving or convexing the back of the hatchet downward from the eye to the rear end of the blade [it] greatly facilitates the ease and efficiency with which the hatchet can be used in driving nails in angles and corners—an improvement which will be at once appreciated by all carpenters—while by forming the back of the blade with the opposite recesses, leaving the thin wall between them, the hatchet can be used as a screw-driver, and the carpenter can thus dispense with the use of a separate screw-driver" (lines 67-79).
Date: March 27, 1888
Creator: Stopple, John Julius


Description: Patent for a simple, metallic, and inexpensive clothes pin that can be used with a rope or wire line. It can be attached easily but will not blow off. It does not rust or tear the clothes.
Date: March 28, 1893
Creator: Crump, William E.

Coffee Roaster.

Description: Patent for a new and improved coffee roaster. This design utilizes handles "so arranged as to enable the operator to shake it and move it upside down and about with great facility. The perforated or wire-cloth bottom and top allow the heat from the stove or fire to pass unobstructed to the coffee, so that a strong and uniform heat is applied. The wire-cloth bottom also acts as a sieve . . . and it does not scratch or burn the grains" (lines 49-58). The design eliminates the need for a stirring utensil.
Date: January 9, 1883
Creator: Stopple, John J.


Description: Patent for a coin sorter that sorts coins according to their dimensions and places in a receptacle with removable bottom cover to collect the sorted coins.
Date: August 19, 1913
Creator: Haynie, Brooks & Parmele, James J.

Condenser for Baling-Press

Description: Patent for "a device capable of being applied to any horizontal baling-press for the purpose of compressing the charge of hay or other material before it enters the baling-chamber" (lines 10-14).
Date: November 12, 1889
Creator: Bailey, James W.

Cork Extractor.

Description: Patent for a new and improved cork extractor. This design consists, "with the side-slitted cork, of the double-wire extractor having loop ends engaging the slits of the cork and extending beyond the same and the securing-wire passing through said loop ends and around the shoulder of the bottle-neck" (lines 47-52).
Date: October 5, 1886
Creator: Crump, William E., Jr.


Description: Patent for a cotton-gin that "has for its object to provide means for operating upon or permitting lint cotton, wool and other fibrous material to be ginned from a roll by means of saws as is commonly done in working seed cotton without injury to the mechanism" (lines 12-17).
Date: August 7, 1894
Creator: Haynes, Daniel

Cotton Press.

Description: Patent for a new and improved cotton press. This design "consists in the combination of a shaft which is journaled upon the top of the press-frame, and provided with a driving-pulley, a clutch which is feathered upon the shaft, and which is operated by a lever which projects in the line of travel of the beater, a drum provided with a ratchet, a spring-pawl, and the brake by which the descent of the beater is controlled" (lines 13-21).
Date: September 9, 1884
Creator: Voigt, Robert

Double-Mold-Board Plow

Description: Patent for "a plow of simple and durable construction,capable of easy manipulation, and wherein the point may be expeditiously removed or replaced when necessary. A further object of the invention is to provide a means whereby the plow-beam maybe raised or lowered at will" (lines 10-16).
Date: December 24, 1889
Creator: Weber, Robert

Elastic-Tube-Splicing Device

Description: Patent for improvements in elastic tube splicing devices. Primary object being the provision of a novel form of device especially adapted for connecting the free ends of tubes, such as the inner tubes of automobile tires.
Date: December 16, 1913
Creator: Franklin, Edward A.