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Agricultural Implement.
Patent for a device related to plows, with a corn-planter and a cotton-planter attachments, including instructions and illustrations.
Air-Ship.
Patent for a self-propelled, navigable air ship. Includes instructions and illustrations.
Animal-Poke.
Patent for "a combined animal poke and halter of simple, inexpensive, and efficient construction whereby stock to which the device is applied are prevented from forcing through or throwing their weight against barbed and other wire fences, and also whereby a halter strap or chain may be readily applied thereto to provide for securing the stock in their stalls when stabled." (Lines 8-16) Includes instructions and illustrations.
Animal-Trap.
Patent for a "self-setting" (line 16) trap with a "tilting platform" (line 17) including an illustration. The trap is designed to retain the animal and is made for easy removal of the animal.
Apparatus for Delinting Cotton-Seed.
Patent for improvements in apparatus for delinting cotton seed: " Our invention relates to improvements in apparatus for burning off or removing the lint from cotton seed" (lines 14-16).
Apparatus for Removing Cores from Cylindrical Cotton-Bales.
Patent for a "means for removing screw-threaded cores from cylindrical cotton-bales" (lines 12-14). It is made up of a wheeled-truck that is holding the bale, an apparatus that grips the end of the core, a way to revolve the grip, a driven shaft, and a universal joint that connects the shaft with the end of the core.
Apparatus for Solidifying Cotton-Batting Preparatory for Pressing and Baling
Patent for an apparatus for forming cotton batting into dense rolls to prepare them for bailing and pressing. Illustrations included.
Arch-Bar for Cultivators
Patent for arch bar for cultivators that connects the respective cultivator rigs together.
Atomizer.
Patent for improvements in atomizers or instruments for distributing powders or liquids in which it provided “provision for closing the exit-passage and preserve the strength of the medicated powders or fluid and permit of the carrying of the same within the body of the device without danger of spilling.” (Lines 17-21) The rubber bulb is detachable and is used as a powder-box or as a bottle for fluid. Illustration is included.
Atomizer.
Patent for an atomizer meant to distribute liquids, powders, and vapors. Its parts can be easily changed so it can be used in different situations, for cleaning, and to make its use more efficient.
Attachment for Cultivator-Beams
Patent for an attachment for cultivator beams designed to help adjust cultivators while in usage. Illustrations included.
Automatic Fire-Kindler
Patent for an automatic fire kindler which can be put on a timer and start a fire in a stove with a bundle of matches inserted into the device ahead of time.
Automatic Gun Firing Mechanism.
Patent for an automatic gun firing mechanism intended to protect gardens, orchards, and fields by scaring off birds and other animals that destroy crops through automatic discharge of a firearm at predetermined intervals.
Automatic Railway-Gate.
Patent for an automatic railway-gate or cattle-guard for use "at crossings, the entrances to tunnels, bridges or trestles, or at other places where it is desirable to guard the tracks" (lines 11-13). The invention is a simple and effective way for closing gates, can be operated from a distance, and is controlled by the wheels of passing trains.
Automatic Recording Apparatus for Vehicles.
Patent for an improved automatic passenger register and mileage recorder for vehicles that travel on rails. It consists of a roller that is actives by a time motor, a strip that the roller moves, a pressure roller, a pair of rollers that a record sheet is wound between, a mechanism that controls movements of the pair of rollers, electromagnets that are connected to the seats, armature levers that mark the electromagnets current, a bell crank lever that marks the moving record sheet, and a spring that supports the lever.
Automatic Vehicle - Brake.
Patent for a new and improved automatic vehicle brake.
Automatic Wagon-Brake.
Patent for a new wagon brake design which allows the break to be automatically set, with illustrations.
Automatic Weighing Mechanism for Elevators, &c.
Patent for "means for automatically indicating the amount of weight placed" (lines 10-11) within an elevator cage or platform with illustrations.
Back Spacing Attachment for Type Writing Machines
Patent for an attachment to provide type writing machines with back space. Illustration included.
Bale Band Replacer and Tightener.
Patent for a new and improved bale-band replacer and tightener. This design "provide[s] a simple and convenient device for replacing a broken bale-bind, for tightening the band around the bale, and for drawing the ends together, so as to provide the necessary slack for slipping the loop out of the tie when it is desired to remove a band" (lines 13-19).
Bale Forming Apparatus
Patent for a bale forming apparatus. This invention is designed as an improvement to existing bale-forming apparatus.
Bale-Tie.
Patent for a new and improved bale-tie that eliminates the need for buckles. This design achieves this with a hook and a U-shaped piece of iron to be riveted to the band, thus fastening the bale without buckles.
Baling-Press.
Patent for certain new and useful improvements in cotton pressing and baling, including instructions and illustrations.
Baling-Press
Patent for improving the baling press in which a rectangular bale of hay is formed. Compared to the traditional press the lever movement is circular and continuous.
Baling-Press.
Patent for an operating mechanism relating to baling-presses, with illustrations.
Baling-Press.
Patent for a baling press made up of a vertically movable core that moves up as it gets wrapped up in the internet, supporting drums, a feed apron that presses the material to the core, a pivoted swinging frame with a compression roller, a bale support, a mechanism that lifts the frame when the bale is finished, and a rack-and-pinion mechanism that raises the compression roller that moves up to let the bale get bigger, and a mechanism that rotates the rack-and-pinion.
Baling-Press.
Patent for a baling-press used for baling cotton "in which the cotton-bat is wound into a cylindrical form without the use of a metal or similar core" (lines 11-13).
Baling-Press.
Patent for certain new and useful improvements in machines for baling cotton.
BalingPress
Patent for the usefulness of baling press.
Band-Cutter and Feeder for Thrashing-Machines
Patent for an attachment for thrashing-machines "for cutting the bands on the sheaves of wheat, rice, or other grain, to spread the loosened bundles out uniformly, and to then feed them thus spread out into the thrashing-machine, whereby the strain on the machine can be made more uniform" (lines 15-20) and the capacity and efficiency can be increased.
Bee Feeder.
Patent for a new and improved bee feeder. This design consists in "the vertically oblong box or case having an opening in one side of its lower end, a trough or basin projecting in front of said lower opening, and lateral attaching flanges or wings" (lines 68-72).
Bee-Gum
Patent for a bee hive which has multiple compartments which the bees can travel through and, when keeper wants to remove honey all the bees can be sent into one compartment to avoid the danger of being stung. It also has ventilation and rain protection.
Biblical Game Apparatus
Patent for a new and useful game apparatus. This design is to "provide a biblical game apparatus adapted to be employed in play by two or more persons" (line 8-10).
Bin.
Patent for a new and improved bin. This design consists in "[t]he combination of a casing having bearing blocks or shoulders, a tilting bin located in said casing and provided with a sloping top, and an automatic cover placed loosely in the casing above the shoulders and provided on the under side, near its front edge, with a cleat fitting within the upper part of the bin, whereby said cover is adapted to close the upright bin and limit its forward movement when opened" (lines 7-16).
Box for Matches, &c.
Patent for a new and improved matchbox. This design "relates to boxes or cases of the class having folding securing flaps or covers . . . To this end [the] invention comprises . . . a box or case open at one extremity for insertion and removal of its contents, and provided with a slot or opening extending from its open extremity to or nearly to its opposite extremity to permit access to and removal of its contents, and having a folding flap or cover adapted to close its openings and be detachably secured so as to effectually confine and protect the contents of the box" (lines 8-27).
Buttonhole Cutter or Shears.
Patent for a buttonhole cutter or shears, which has an adjustable stop for creating buttonholes of different sizes.
Cable Clip or Hanger
Patent for invention of improvements of cable clips or hangers.
Can Opener.
Patent for a new and improved can opener. This design consists "[i]n a can-opener, the combination, with a radius-bar having a handle at one end and a vertical fulcrum or pivot-pin, of an adjustable sleeve mounted on the bar and carrying two cutters, one being adapted to act as a guide and the other as a cutter" (lines 27-32).
Car Coupling.
Patent for a new and improved coupling for railroad-cars. This design consists in "an ordinary draw-head provided with the usual pin-and-link coupling [that] can be readily and cheaply adapted for use as an automatic coupling. The invention consists in the combination, with a slotted draw-head and a coupling-pin swinging therein and provided with pivotal supports or trunnions, of a vertically-projecting and axially-rotatable guide loop or staple arranged on each side of the pin-slot and adapted to hold the pin from being jolted out of the draw-head, and to permit its withdrawal" (lines 9-20).
Car Coupling.
Patent for a new and improved coupling for railroad cars. This design "is to provide a device for automatically coupling the cars to which it is attached and which can be uncoupled without requiring the brake[person] to go in between the cars, and when uncoupled the coupling will stand uncoupled till thrown back in gear" (lines 13-19). It consists in "the combination of two similar draw-heads, each provided with buffers and a longitudinal slot therein, and a buffer-bridge and two rounded beveled and projecting loops, and a connecting-pin with rounded or ball head . . . and a gravity key" (lines 79-87).
Car Coupling.
Patent for a new and improved coupling for railroad cars. This design is "to provide a novel car-coupling pin and means for operating the same to automatically couple cars through the medium of ordinary links without the use of triggers located within the draw-head . . . The invention consists, essentially, in a vertically-movable coupling-pin adapted to rotate axially in the pin-hole of the draw-head, and having a wing or lug for supporting it in its elevated position, combined with a yielding draw-head having a vertical slot to receive the wing or lug and a shoulder to support the same" (lines 8-22).
Car Coupling.
Patent for a new and improved coupling for railroad cars. This design consists in "the combination, with the coupling-head provided with a central tongue and a socket on each side of the tongue, and the forwardly-projecting spring-actuated hooks pivoted to the said head, with their rear ends abutting against the bottoms of the sockets and provided with beveled front edges of the coupling-socket provided with catches for the said hooks to engage with automatically, and the vertical spindle journaled in the central tongue and provided with flexible connections wound upon it" (lines 86-97).
Car Coupling.
Patent for a new and improved coupling for railroad cars. This design consists in "a draw-head provided with a recess having an enlargement at its central portion, a series of vertical jaws on each side of said enlarged portion of the recess pivotally mounted at their lower end in the draw-head, springs connecting each jaw with its corresponding jaw in the opposite series, and means for opening the jaws" (lines 13-20).
Car-Wheel.
Patent for certain new and useful improvements in car wheels, including instructions and illustrations.
Cartridge for Guns.
Patent for "a projectile having an elliptical cross-section and slight longitadinal twist for use in guns provided with a corresponding bore." (lines 8-11), including description and illustrations.
Chair.
Patent for a new and improved knockdown chair. This design of a knockdown chair (a chair that isn't fully assembled until at its destination so that it may be collapsible, saving space until then) marks improvements over previous models. This design calls for side-rails that extend through the mortises and countersunk apertures so that the ends of the side-rails can expand in the countersinks.
Checkrein-Holder.
Patent for a checkrein-holder for harness-saddles that has a hook grooved on one side, a plate or wire inside the groove that attaches the hook to a smaller hook, a link that engages one end of the hook and as connected to a bell-crank lever, the bell crank lever that locks the link into the hook, and a screw bolt for the bell-crank lever.
Churn.
Patent for an automatic butter churn with illustrations.
Churn
Patent for a churn suspended on a pendulum.
Cigar-Box Clip.
Patent for an inexpensive improvement to cigar box clips or clamps, that will make it easier for the box to be left open at a tilted angle, for the purpose of displaying the cigars or other objects inside.