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Bale Band Replacer and Tightener.

Description: 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).
Date: July 4, 1882
Creator: Lenard, William R.

Baling-Press.

Description: 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).
Date: August 4, 1896
Creator: Killingsworth, Thomas H.

Combined Cotton Separator and Distributer.

Description: Patent for a simple and efficient cotton separator and distributor that elevates and moves cotton from a wagon into a gin. It has supply and suction pipes, an air-tight cotton distributing box with an opening on one side and a gravity drop door on the other, a mechanism that moves the box in and out of the line of suction of the pipes, and a group of circular distributing boxes that rotate between the pipes.
Date: September 4, 1894
Creator: Paine, Herbert A.

Gun-Barrel.

Description: Patent for improvement in small firearms. The gun combines a cylindrical breech and with an elliptical bore in order to increase the projectile’s impact and stabilize its trajectory. The invention uses an ordinary ball cartridge, improving upon an earlier patent by the inventor. Detailed explanation and illustrations included.
Date: March 4, 1902
Creator: Cole, William F.

Mattress-Making Machine.

Description: Patent for a mattress making machine for use in cotton gins that fills the mattress tick with a even amount of stuffing without wadding and can be used with any type of cloth mattress tick.
Date: June 4, 1907
Creator: White, Charles W.

Oil Distributer for Harbors, &c.

Description: Patent for a new and improved oil-distributor. This design consists "in a device for distributing oil upon the waves in the vicinity of piers and harbors, the combination, with the main tank upon the shore, of a main pipe extending from it into the water, auxiliary tanks along the main line, and perforated auxiliary lines connected with the auxiliary tanks" (lines 23-30).
Date: December 4, 1888
Creator: Lyle, John Newton