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Apparatus for Barreling Soap-Stock.

Description: Patent for "an apparatus for filling barrels with soap-stock or other thick liquid of similar consistency, the object being to provide a machine whereby the barrels may be filled quickly through the bung-hole." (Lines 12-16) Includes instructions and illustrations.
Date: February 9, 1897
Creator: Ahrenbeck, William C.
Item Type: Patent

Apparatus for Treating Cotton-Seed Hulls

Description: Patent for "a simple and durable plant capable of use in carrying out a dry process of reducing the hulls to a finely-divided condition" (lines 8-13).
Date: October 21, 1890
Creator: Bohn, Emil
Item Type: Patent

Car-Coupling.

Description: Patent for "car-couplers of the link-and-pin type which couple automatically and are provided with unlocking-levers operated from the top and side of a car, and designed to avoid the necessity of passing between the cars to couple or uncouple the same." (Lines 11-17) Includes instructions and illustrations.
Date: January 28, 1896
Creator: Boyd, James S.
Item Type: Patent

Car-Coupling.

Description: Patent for an automatic car-coupling that is designed to be operated from either side of the car. The danger of an operator passing between cars to couple or uncouple the cars is avoided in this invention, and the coupling can be adapted to couple cars that have draw-bars to unequal height. The coupling can be manually operated if wished.
Date: January 28, 1896
Creator: Boyd, James S.
Item Type: Patent

Car Coupling.

Description: Patent for a new and improved coupling for railroad cars. This design consists "of a draw-head, a depending hook pivotally mounted therein, a transverse pin arranged on the bottom of the mouth of the draw-head and provided intermediate its ends with a notch to permit the passage of the lower end of the hook, a spring for holding the notch away from the hook, and means for sliding the pin to bring the notch opposite the hook" (lines 83-91).
Date: August 16, 1892
Creator: Davis, William Haywood
Item Type: Patent

Cartridge-Loading Machine

Description: Patent for "an improvement in cartridge-loaders adapted to load cartridge shells automatically, the machine being operated by suitable power. It consists in improved power mechanism and devices which may be arranged and combined with the loading mechanism of a machine cartridge-loader" (lines 38-45).
Date: November 25, 1890
Creator: Franklin, Edward A.
Item Type: Patent

Combination-Plow.

Description: Patent for combination-plow by providing a plow with “interchangeable parts, whereby the same may be used as a double-foot plow, a middle-breaking plow adapted for deep and shallow running and a sweep-stock” (lines 10-13), includes illustration.
Date: March 17, 1891
Creator: Davis, William H.
Item Type: Patent

Combined Trunk and Dressing-Case.

Description: Patent for a combined trunk and dressing-case. The trunk has drawers, and the lid of the trunk has a mirror in its lid. "The lid is connected at one end by a hinged strap with one end of the body of the trunk, so as to be adapted to be moved into position for closing the body and to be supported in upright position on the same in line with the bottom, so that it forms a proper support for a looking-glass, shelf, and the like" (lines 19-26).
Date: August 18, 1896
Creator: Witteborg, Ernest
Item Type: Patent

Compound For Treating Seeds.

Description: Patent for a new and useful composition of matter to be used for killing weevils in corn, beans, or peas, including instructions and illustrations.
Date: August 9, 1898
Creator: Thiele, Gustav
Item Type: Patent

Construction of Doors or Window-Sashes.

Description: Patent for "improvements in the construction of doors and window-sashes, the object being to provide a door or window-sash which shall be constructed of two pieces of timber united by means of a key to prevent warping or twisting" (lines 8-13). The panel of the door or the pane of glass can also be united by the key. This design lightens and cheapens doors and window-sashes.
Date: July 28, 1896
Creator: Cordray, Henry A.
Item Type: Patent

Corner-Planter and Fertilizer-Distributer.

Description: Patent for improvements in corn-planters and fertilizer-distributers is to combine the two into one machine by dividing the hopper into two compartments; one for fertilizing material and the other for corn-seeds. The bottom of these two compartments, each has its own opening design to dispense the seeds and fertilizers. Illustration is included.
Date: July 7, 1891
Creator: Davis, William Haywood
Item Type: Patent

Cultivator.

Description: Patent for a new and improved cultivator. This design is of "that class of cultivators whose beams and stocks are pivoted together and the latter adapted for adjustment . . . for the purpose of regulating the depth to which the shovel or 'sweep' enters the soil" (lines 7-12). It consists, "with the beam and double stock pivoted together and adjustably connected . . . of the guide-bar pivoted to the said stock and composed of sections which are vertically adjustable on each other, the handles pivoted to the guide-bar, and the horizontal arm which adjustably connects the beam and handles" (lines 87-95).
Date: February 4, 1890
Creator: Noack, Otto
Item Type: Patent

Desk.

Description: Patent for a new and useful desk "with depressible leaves or writing bed sections" (line 10)
Date: November 30, 1897
Creator: Welch, James N.
Item Type: Patent

Dish-Cleaner.

Description: Patent for a dish cleaner that consists of an oscillating vessel where dishes are placed, which goes inside another vessel. The inner vessel has openings so the water can go in and out while cleaning dishes, and the vessel is hand-turned by a crank on the top of the machine.
Date: March 17, 1896
Creator: WIllie, William Thomas
Item Type: Patent

Electric motor.

Description: Patent for improved electric motor used in motor vehicles "which may be associated directly with the driving-wheel of a motor-vehicle" (lines 40-41), bypassing the need for other power-transmitting mechanisms. Includes instructions and illustrations.
Date: July 20, 1897
Creator: Perret, Frank A.
Item Type: Patent

Feed-Water Heater.

Description: Patent for a feed-water heater for steam-boilers. It provides "such a heater having an arrangement of distributing-troughs located in such a manner as to evenly distribute the water over tubes in thin streams or a thin sheet, whereby it may be quickly heated, and, furthermore, in so constructing the parts that the interior portions comprising the circulating tubes and troughs may be easily removed for the purpose of cleaning" (lines 10-18).
Date: August 25, 1896
Creator: Muday, George T.
Item Type: Patent

Flue-Cleaner.

Description: Patent for certain new and useful improvements in flue cleaners, including instructions and illustrations.
Date: December 8, 1898
Creator: Cathriner, Joseph
Item Type: Patent

Gate.

Description: Patent for certain new and useful improvements in gates, including instructions and illustrations.
Date: May 9, 1898
Creator: Teague, Robert M.
Item Type: Patent

Hay-Press.

Description: Patent for a hay press that has two adjacent press chambers, that alternate producing hay bales. "the press-chambers are each provided with a lid that is hinged to the longitudinal partition between the press-chambers and that is locked in closed position by hinged bails, said lids being so arranged that one can be moved over the other according as the bale is to be removed from one press-chamber or the other" (lines 20-27).
Date: August 8, 1893
Creator: Witte, Armin
Item Type: Patent

Hose-Nozzle.

Description: Patent for "a nozzle by means of which a single condensed stream of water may be thrown to a considerable distance or a widely-diverging spray be projected therefrom or both the central stream and spray be produced at one and the same time." (Lines 11-16) Includes instructions and illustrations.
Date: February 23, 1897
Creator: Day, Elisha Little
Item Type: Patent

Liquid-Transferring Device for Vessels.

Description: Patent for an "improved apparatus in position for transferring liquid from one vessel to another," (lines 10-12) with instructions and illustrations.
Date: October 24, 1890
Creator: Franklin, Edward A.
Item Type: Patent

Method of Treating Cotton-Seed Hulls

Description: Patent for "to utilize a heretofore waste product, and by means of a dry process to reduce the same to fine particles, which, being capable of felting, constitute stock" (lines 14-18).
Date: September 23, 1890
Creator: Bohn, Emil
Item Type: Patent

Middle Breaker.

Description: Patent for improvements in middle breakers is to “combine a middle-breaker plow with a sweep-stock so that it may be made to run at different depths without adjusting the beam-clevis.” (Lines 15-18) Illustration is included.
Date: July 7, 1891
Creator: Schoenfelder, August
Item Type: Patent

Plow.

Description: Patent for "an improved device of this character, which may be readily converted from a turning-plow to a shovelplow, or from a shovel-plow to a turning-plow, by resetting the bar, mold-board, and share, and which may be used either with a steel or wood beam, as desired" (lines 14-20).
Date: June 10, 1890
Creator: Wilhelm, Albert
Item Type: Patent