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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: June 1, 1906
Creator: Wilke, Ernest
Item Type: Patent

Bale-Tie

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
Item Type: Patent

Bale-Tie

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.
Item Type: Patent

Bale-Tie

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.
Item Type: Patent

Baling-Press

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
Item Type: Patent

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.
Item Type: Patent

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.
Item Type: Patent

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.
Item Type: Patent

Card-Cutting Attachment for Printing Presses.Speight,

Description: Patent for a device that can be attached to a printing press, for the express purpose of being able to cut multiple copies of cards from a single sheet of card stock with metal dies.
Date: December 10, 1901
Creator: Speight, Winchester Franklin,
Item Type: Patent

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
Item Type: Patent

Cattle Guard.

Description: Patent for improvements and new features to cattle guards on railways, including illustrations.
Date: September 16, 1902
Creator: Miller, Martin L.
Item Type: Patent

Clothes-Pin.

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.
Item Type: Patent

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.
Item Type: Patent

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.
Item Type: Patent

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.
Item Type: Patent

Cotton-Gin.

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
Item Type: Patent

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
Item Type: Patent

Cutter.

Description: Patent for certain new and useful improvements in cutters.
Date: June 14, 1898
Creator: Macke, Louis
Item Type: Patent

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
Item Type: Patent

Fire-Clay Charcoal-Furnace

Description: Patent for fire clay charcoal furnace. "The object of the invention is to provide a furnace of this character which shall be simple of construction, durable in use, comparatively inexpensive of production, and efficient in action" (lines 13-17).
Date: December 9, 1902
Creator: Koch, Charles Jean
Item Type: Patent

Grindstone Fixture.

Description: Patent for a new and improved grindstone fixture. This design consists "[i]n a fastening for grindstones, the combination of the shaft having the rounded collar and the screw-threaded portion, the stone fitting with its central perforation upon the shaft, the washer having the concave aperture fitting upon the collar, the washer having the set-screws, and the nut upon the threaded part of the shaft clamping the washers upon the stone" (lines 77-85).
Date: February 26, 1889
Creator: Stopple, John Julius
Item Type: Patent

Gunpowder Canister.

Description: Patent for a new and improved canister. This design "consists in the combination of a suitable supporting cone-shaped frame provided with a supporting flange at its top and an opening through one side, with the can or case for holding the powder, and which is also provided with a supporting-flange near its lower end, a suitable cover, and a spring-actuated perforated slide . . . to provide a case for holding gunpowder, and from which the powder can be drawn into a suitable measuring-receptacle without the trouble of having to weigh it or having to expose it . . . where it is liable to catch fire" (lines 14-28).
Date: September 3, 1889
Creator: Stopple, John J. & Harigel, Emil
Item Type: Patent

Hook for Spoon-Handles.

Description: Patent for a detachable hook, made of wire, for spoon-handles and the like, and is used to prevent a spoon or similar article from slipping into the vessel in which it is placed. It can be easily removed from the spoon-handle.
Date: December 29, 1896
Creator: Gannon, Robert M.
Item Type: Patent