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Air-Brake.

Description: Patent for "a direct air brake system [that is] adapted to be used in combination with an automatic system, whereby the brakes can be applied by either the automatic or quick system, or the direct, or by both, as the conditions may require" (lines 8-13).
Date: July 11, 1893
Creator: Pinkston, Lucien A.

Animal-Poke.

Description: Patent for improvements in animal-poke by providing a device which is arranged for convenient application to an animal, so as not to interfere with the grazing and drinking thereof, and will effectually prevent the animal from destroying fences and also from pushing and fighting other stock. (Lines 9-15) Illustration is included.
Date: July 1, 1902
Creator: Barnes, John I.

Animal-Trap

Description: Patent for a small animal trap which consists of a cage suspended in the air on a spring system which drops when an animal disturbs the bait.
Date: July 20, 1909
Creator: Franks, Marion M.

Attachment for Sulky-Plows.

Description: Patent for a sulky-plow that "is designed to secure an even and steady movement of the plow when turning furrows across listed ground, whereby the work is facilitated, the draft lightened, and the task of the laborer reduced" (lines 9-13).
Date: October 13, 1896
Creator: Mann, John Quincy

Back-Band Buckle.

Description: Patent for an inexpensive and simple back-band buckle that doubles as a trace-carrier and locks the trace into place. It secures to the carriage and locks the trace into place with a snap-hook.
Date: February 20, 1894
Creator: Ware, William J.

Bag Holder and Filler.

Description: Patent for a new and improved bag holder and filler. This design "consists of an expansible bag holding and filling funnel composed of a metallic strip having overlapping edges and provided with attached spring-wires, such funnel being capable of contraction to enter a bag, and of expanding therein for the purpose of holding and filling the bag" (lines 13-19).
Date: February 6, 1883
Creator: Adkisson, Duncan Rudolph

Bale-Tie.

Description: Patent for "a bale-tie which may with readiness and case be locked in position upon a bale and which will be positive in operation and thoroughly efiective for the purpose designed"(lines 8-12)
Date: October 28, 1902
Creator: Griggs, James Wesley

Baling-Press

Description: Patent for a baling press, designed so that the feeding and baling of cotton or straw is performed automatically, Illustrations included.
Date: December 17, 1907
Creator: Cumpston, Frederick B.

Beer Cooler.

Description: Patent for a new and improved beer cooler. This design "consists in the detailed construction and arrangement of a cooling-chamber or refrigerator which is adapted to be attached to the faucet of the keg or barrel containing the beverage" (lines 24-28).
Date: September 12, 1882
Creator: Newman, George Morton

Blasting Cartridge.

Description: Patent for a new and improved blasting-cartridge. This design is "composed of two similar semi-cylindrical sections having flat smooth faces their entire length, adapted to rest or bear against each other and grooved to form the cylindrical fuse-opening" (lines 94-98). It further consists in the "bore tapering from said fuse-opening to the bottom or inner end of the shell, said semi-shells being provided on their outer sides and at their front ends for a portion of their lengths only with sharp-pointed spurs or projections having vertical front walls and sharp inclined rear edges" (lines 1-7).
Date: July 2, 1889
Creator: Todd, James Polk & Welch, John Steel