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Patent for "an adding-machine which, while being constructed of but comparatively few parts, will be so adjusted as arranged as to allow an operator to make rapid and correct calculations; furthermore, to produce an adding-machine in which the operator will be enabled to detect immediately any mistake which he may have made, and, finally, to produce a simple, efficient, and effective adding-machine" (lines 13-22).
Air Brake Lock
Patent for an air brake lock. Illustrations included.
Animal Brander
Patent for an animal brander with interchangeable characters and a holder for the characters.
Patent for an animal poke worn on the head of cattle to prevent jumping outside the field which allows the cow to graze freely while wearing the poke.
Arm for Telegraph - Poles.
Patent for a new and useful arm for telegraph poles.
Artificial Bait
Patent for an artificial bait. Illustration included.
Artificial Fly Fish Hook
Patent for an artificial fly fish hook. Illustration included.
Attachment for Ginning-Machines.
Patent for improvements in attachment for ginning machines: "provide mechanical means for conveying the cotton and seed that is delivered from the gins through pneumatic tubes to the baling room and see house" (lines 15-19).
Attachment for Locomotives.
Patent for a safety attachment for locomotives that is simple and prevents unwelcome people from getting into a position to take control of the train. It consists of steam pipes with open jets connected with the boiler that go around the entrances of the cab, and the train engineer can turn a valve and make hot steam project across the entrances.
Auxiliary Water-Heater and Smoke-Consumer
Patent for a water heater which connects to the furnace and uses the smoke and gases passing through it to heat the water in the water heater.
Back or Lining for Fireplaces.
Patent for improvement linings of fireplaces including the cost for creation, the adaption to fireplaces of different sizes, the expansion and contraction of parts under the influence of heat.
Patent for bag holder that is adapted to receive and hold bags of any size in a way that is convenient for removal as needed.
Bale-Box Attachment.
Patent for improvements in cotton-presses, in which “it comprises two presser-rollers between which the cotton as it comes from the gin, is compressed, yielding bearings for one of the said presser-rollers, two guard-bars, one for each presser-roller, to prevent the cotton being carried out by the rollers, the ends of the guard–bars being threaded to receive nuts by means of which the attachment is clamped to the baling-box, and a conveyer to transfer the cotton from the gin to the said rollers.” (Lines 22-32) Illustration is included.
Patent for improvements in bale-ties is to produce a “buckle-plate having a middle portion with an opening therein, arms at each end separated from the middle portion by spaces open at one side, a longitudinal entering-passage connecting the opening with one of said spaces, and a hoop the free ends of which are looped down through said opening and up through the spaces, resting upon the arms under the standing part of the hoop.” (Lines 74-83) Illustration is included.
Patent for "new and useful Improvements in Baling-Presses" (lines 5-6) including instructions and illustrations.
Baling Press
Patent for a baling press. Illustrations included.
Bed Bottom.
Patent for a new and improved bed bottom. This design "consists in a spring-bed formed of two U-shaped spring-rods or frames formed by the rods, which frames have their end pieces crossed and secured at their free ends in the opposite ends of slates. To the longitudinal pieces of the spring-frames the side edges of a piece of canvas are secured, and spiral springs are secured on the slats below the canvas" (lines 11-19).
Bed-Drawer Attachment for Bedsteads.
Patent for improvement in bed-drawer attachments for bedsteads by “having bed-drawer arranged to slide beneath the usual mattress-support.” (Lines 8-10) Illustration is included.
Patent for bedsteads. Illustration included.
Bolt Lock.
Patent for a new and improved bolt-lock. This design is for a flat piece of metal (the "lock") that secures the head of the bolt so that, when the adjoining nut becomes rusted, the nut and bolt can be successfully separated without damaging the surrounding material.
Patent for a a nursing bottle employing a jacket designed to hold the parts of the bottle together. Illustration included.
Patent for "an open-sided vent-passage at the neck of the bottle, thus permitting the formation thereof at the time the bottle is blown and rendering the construction more simple and economically produced" (lines 16-20).
Box for Meat and Oil Presses
Patent for box for meat and oil presses. This box prevents meat from adhering to the box by using a lining, preferably sheet metal (p. 2). This keeps the box from breaking.
Car Coupling.
Patent for a device that would make coupling cars together easier and safer. Cars would be able to be coupled automatically, and then detached without having to go in between them. Includes Illustrations.
Car Coupling.
Patent for a new and improved coupling for railroad cars. This design "consists in the construction and novel arrangement of the fork-shaped draw-heads having under-beveled bearings between the branches, the slotted coupler-bars having hook-lugs in front of the slots and adapted to interlock, the side bearings or ledges on each side of each hook-lug, designed to support the sides of the bar and to allow the hook-lugs to enter the slots in coupling" (lines 19-27).
Car Coupling.
Patent for a new and improved coupling for railroad cars. This design consists "[i]n a car-coupler, the coupler having at its forward end a loop or link, hook, and connected rigidly with the ball or any suitable device moving in a passage" (lines 78-81).
Car Coupling.
Patent for a new and improved coupling for railroad cars. This design consists in "[t]he combination, with the draw-head having the downwardly and forwardly inclined floor and the floor slot or opening, of the coupling-bar having a curved or angular lever secured to its rear end and extending first downward through said opening and then under the draw-head" (lines 82-88).
Car Coupling.
Patent for a new and improved coupling for railroad cars. This design consists in "a draw-head having a longitudinal slot extending in the upper face into a groove, and formed with notches or recesses in the upper face at the side of the slot, and having a beveled upper corner and a flat face and a downwardly-extending portion at the under side, an anchor-bar pivoted at its inner end in the inner end of the slot, and having an anchor or arrow-head at its outer end formed with rearwardly-hooked flukes or barbs, and a link pivoted with its eyed rear ends upon a transverse bolt in the anchor-bar" (lines 20-32).
Car Coupling.
Patent for a new and improved coupling for railroad cars. This design "consists in the improved construction and combination of parts of such a coupling, in which the link may be raised and supported at different heights for the purpose of coupling with cars of different height, or for the purpose of raising the link out of engagement with the hook of another draw-head" (lines 26-32).
Car Coupling.
Patent for a new and improved coupling for railroad cars. This design is "composed of the draw-heads having bars and forward cross-bar, and beveled on its outer end, and provided with slot above [the] bar, the coupling-bar pivoted at its rear end between [the] bars, and enlarged . . . immediately in advance of said pivot, and provided near its outer end with an opening, and the hook pivoted to and depending from the coupling-bar" (lines 78-86).
Car Coupling.
Patent for a new and improved coupling for cars. This design "relates to that class of couplers that are self-couplers; and it consists of an open-top hook-shaped draw-bar provided with a pivoted T-shaped vertically-moving coupling-bar, and provided also with an end socket for using the ordinary coupling link" (lines 7-12).
Patent for new and useful improvements in car fenders, including instructions and illustrations.
Car Seat Recorder.
Patent for a new and improved car-seat recorder. This design consists in "[t]he combination of the following elements: a car-axle, the depressible car-seat, and the recording apparatus arranged alongside the seat and consisting of friction feed-wheels, a paper strip, meshing spur-gears, and a puncturing device arranged vertically, a lever which operatively connects said seat and apparatus, and gearing which connects the latter with the axle, whereby movement of the car operates said apparatus and enables the record to be made by slitting the strip when the seat is depressed" (lines 22-33).
Carrier-Frame for Baskets.
Patent for a carrier frame for moving baskets up and down in a store, which does not get tangled with the basket ropes.
Chainless Bicycle.
Patent for a new and useful chainless bicycle, including instructions and illustrations.
Cheese Cutter
Patent for a cheese cutter. Illustration included.
Patent for certain new and useful improvements in chimneys, including instructions and illustrations.
Patent for a new and improved churn. This design consists "[i]n combination with the base, the frame having the cross-bars, churn provided with a dasher-shaft, a second shaft passing through cross-bars and connected with the dasher-shaft, pinions . . . secured to the shaft and adapted to rest upon the cross-bars . . . a[nother] shaft journaled in [one of] the cross-bar[s], and a mutilated gear engaging the pinions" (lines 16-24).
Patent for a churn that consists of an upright frame, an adjustable central ring, a dasher rod, and devices for operating the rod.
Patent for a new and useful improvement in churns, including instructions and illustrations.
Patent for a churn. This invention consists of a vertically disposed rotatable dasher. Illustration included.
Clock Striking Mechanism.
Patent for a new and improved clock-chimes. This design consists in "[t]he combination, with the chime of bells in the clock case, of the wheel having the lateral pins, the rock-shaft, a lever extending from the rock-shaft and engaging the said pins, and the hammer arms respectively connected with the rock-shaft by the short arm" (lines 21-26).
Cloth-Bolt Clamp.
Patent for a clamp "to hold the folds of a bolt of cloth in position and to prevent the same form being unwound except when desired." (Lines 23-25) Includes instructions and illustrations.
Patent for a clothes pin, which holds clothes without stretching them and is easily taken on and off with one press of the clamp.
Patent for a clothes pounder. Illustrations included.
Combined Chair, Cot and Bed
Patent for a combination of a chair, cot and bed and improvements made unto it. Illustrations and instructions included.
Combined Pen or Pencil Holder and Pin.
Patent for a new and improved writing-utensil holder and pin. This design "not only forms a convenient receptacle for a pen or pencil, but . . . it is also adapted for use as an ornamental scarf or breast pin, and to this end the bands may be appropriately shaped to confine a stone or other setting, which can be held from endwise displacement, if necessary, by means of lugs . . . at each end of the bar" (lines 63-71).
Combined Water Heater and Smoke Consumer
Patent for a combined water heater and smoke consumer. Illustration included.
Compression Means for Fountain-Pens
Patent for a compressor for fountain pens. Illustrations included.
Computing Yardstick
Patent for an attachment to yardsticks in order to compute correct measurements. Illustration included.