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Acetylene-Gas Generator

Description: Patent for an improved automatic acetylene-gas generator which allows the carbid vessel to recharge with carbid without permitting the escape of gas, and also to simplify the construction of the generator.
Date: March 19, 1901
Creator: Elkins, George L.

Acetylene-Gas Generator.

Description: Patent for an acetylene gas generator, which claims to improve upon this device by simplifying the "means for feeding carbid to the water," (line 14) hence making it "more efficient and durable in use and less expensive to manufacture." (lines 19-21)
Date: April 3, 1906
Creator: Dulaney, John B.

Acetylene-Gas Generator

Description: Patent for an improved acetylene-gas generator with a carbid receptacle on top of of the gasometer an an improved automated valve mechanism to assist with gas maintenance.
Date: October 7, 1902
Creator: Loyer, William Joseph

Acetylene-Gas Machine

Description: Patent for an acetylene gas machine designed to " automatically feed different grades of carbid successfully in variable quantities according to the amount required" (lines 9-11).
Date: August 14, 1906
Creator: Wallace, William A.; Bosley, Lee Wooden & Bosley, Daniel O.

Acetylene-Gas Machine

Description: Patent for a acetylene gas machine that automatically controls the flow of carbid or gas producing material into the generator "by means of a float and lever connection with the valve of the carbid hopper" (lines 19-21).
Date: May 7, 1907
Creator: Ricketts, James R.

Adding-Machine.

Description: Patent for an adding-machine meant to "add fixed amounts of money received or to calculate the number of days a laborer has worked or the number of fractions of days" (lines 14-17). Mounted keys have mechanisms that rotate a ratchet wheel or disk. "Secured to the shaft upon which this ratchet wheel or disk is mounted is a rate-indicator, consisting of a disk divided off into radial sections, and also divided by lines running parallel to the circumference of said disk, dividing the same up into sections, which indicate money advanced on pay-roll, addition column, total amount at a fixed rate, and the number of days worked by any workman" (lines 25-34).
Date: August 27, 1895
Creator: McElyea, James L.