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Flour Sifter and Mixer.

Description: Patent for a "simply constructed" (line 11-12) flour sifter and mixer wherein the flour can be "thoroughly mixed without removal of the sifter" (line 12-13) including an illustration.
Date: July 15, 1913
Creator: Newcomer, Stella B. S.


Description: Patent for an oyster opener that opens an oyster in a single operation of the device while simultaneously cutting the oyster from its shell.
Date: August 26, 1913
Creator: Schmidt, Heinrich Fritz

Attachment for Ice-Boxes.

Description: Patent for an attachment for ice-boxes which is "a vessel for the reception of ice and having a surrounding series of compartments for the reception of the matter to be refrigerated" (lines 11-14).
Date: April 3, 1900
Creator: Moyes, Aceph B.


Description: Patent for a simplified coffee pot that extracts coffee by using boiling water and the receptacle without changing the structure of the device.
Date: July 4, 1905
Creator: Haley, William L.


Description: Patent for rotary pump designed to counterbalance thrust at each step by a "series of lifting-wheels mounted upon a common shaft" (lines 10-11) in order to minimize wheel thrust.
Date: October 22, 1901
Creator: Baker, Josheph W.


Description: Patent for improvements in the construction of water evaporation milk-coolers to make them more easily taken apart and arranged for shipping and preventing ants from entering the device and getting in the milk. Descriptions of the parts of the device and illustrations are included.
Date: June 10, 1902
Creator: Whaley, William L.


Description: Patent for improving the design so that when it is closed it forms loops for holding the window's curtains, while also being inexpensive and strong.
Date: May 7, 1901
Creator: Durant, George W.


Description: Patent for a new and useful improvement in hunting knives, including instructions and illustrations.
Date: September 5, 1899
Creator: Shelton, William J.


Description: Patent for new and useful improvements in wrenches, including instructions and illustrations.
Date: December 5, 1899
Creator: Rollins, Edgar C.

Rotary Engine.

Description: Patent for a new and improved rotary engine, including instructions and illustrations.
Date: October 10, 1899
Creator: James, William Francis

Two-Piece Box.

Description: Patent for certain new and useful improvements in two piece boxes, including instructions and illustrations.
Date: November 28, 1899
Creator: Armstrong, Martin

Cotton Chopper

Description: Patent for cotton chopper. This invention is on a wheel mounted frame and is adjustable for cutting out sections at desired intervals. Illustration included.
Date: January 15, 1907
Creator: Walter, William Thomas

Cotton Picker

Description: Patent for a cotton picker. Illustration included.
Date: November 29, 1904
Creator: Hoskins, William Wharton


Description: Patent for a water pump. Illustration included.
Date: March 22, 1904
Creator: Park, Henry Jackson & Darrough, Rufus Clark

Rail Connection

Description: Patent for a rail connection. This invention consists of heavy fish-plates and screw bolts that are supported between adjacent cross ties
Date: January 4, 1910
Creator: Grass, Henry

Adhesive and Method of Making the Same

Description: Patent for starch used for paper that can act as an adhesive coating. Illustrations included.
Date: February 18, 1913
Creator: Dunham, Andrew A. & Dunham, Henry V.

Rowing Appliance.

Description: Patent for a rowing appliance, which allows the oarsman of a boat to face toward the bow and see where the boat is traveling.
Date: August 11, 1908
Creator: James, William Francis


Description: Patent for a new and improved wheel. This design "relates to improvements in that class of expanding wheels in which the hub is provided with an inclined abutment, on which the inclined ends of the spokes rest, the said spokes being clamped in position and adjusted on the abutment by clamping collars; and the invention consists in the peculiar construction and arrangement of parts" (lines 8-15).
Date: August 11, 1885
Creator: Mecham, George Wate


Description: Patent for a new and improved breakwater. This design "furnish[es] breakwaters for protecting harbors and roadsteads, and keeping open channels through bars at the entrances of harbors, the mouths of rivers, and in other places, and which shall not be liable to be destroyed by the marine worm" (lines 13-19).
Date: August 9, 1881
Creator: Follett, Alexander Glass

Process of and Apparatus for Extracting Crystallized Sugar from Bagasse.

Description: Patent for a new and improved extractor of crystallized sugar from bagasse. This design "is to save a percentage of [the] loss in the [sugarcane] juice, and also to secure a part, if not all, of the crystallized sugar from the refuse or bagasse or from any other plant producing saccharine matter. To that end [the invention] subject[s] the bagasse to a process which extracts the remaining juice and the crystallized-sugar by suction and atmospheric pressure" (lines 13-21).
Date: February 19, 1884
Creator: Yale, Thomas Blossom

Improvement in Vehicle Axle-Lubricators

Description: Patent for improvements to the design of axle lubricators, in which the oil reservoir is in the rear as opposed to the front.
Date: October 14, 1879
Creator: Hinkle, James V.

Device for Distributing Insect Powder.

Description: Patent for a new and improved bug sprayer. This design consists in "the combination of the body of the bellows and the perforate wall or sieve arranged longitudinally therein, dividing the bellows into two compartments, with a nozzle or an air-outlet communicating with one compartment, whereby material placed in the other compartment on the opposite side of the sieve is agitated by the operation of the bellows and delivered to the air-blast in a comminuted state" (lines 25-35).
Date: December 24, 1889
Creator: Hogarth, William H. J.

Electro Medical Belt.

Description: Patent for a new and improved electro-medical belt. This design "consists in a belt or support constructed of multiple-ply electro-conductive belting, which [the design] make[s] by inserting a conductor or conductors between the folds of a multiple-ply band with suitable contact-points at the surface, a sling supported by and movable on the belt for carrying the electric generator, also constructed of the electro-conductive belting, and having detachable connectors between its contact points and those of the belt-contact plates, consisting of disks or plates provided with tongues" (lines 18-29).
Date: April 1, 1890
Creator: Shelton, William J.

Electro-Medical Belt

Description: Patent for "a suitable belt or other support carrying movable contact-plates, a galvanic battery, an induction-coil, connections between the battery and coil, and conductors connecting the secondary wire of the coil to the contact-plates through which the shock is to be conveyed, the contact-plates being provided with suitable binding-screws or other connectors, and also having suitable flaps or insulators for covering them when not in use" (lines 21-31).
Date: June 18, 1889
Creator: Shelton, William J.