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Foot Bench-Shears

Description: Patent for foot-operated shears for cuttings bands on bales or general shearing, including illustrations.
Date: June 17, 1913
Creator: Howlett, Peyton L.

Cotton-Sack Clamp

Description: Patent for a cotton sack clamp. This invention makes improvements for securing adjustable shoulder straps to cotton sacks without the need for sewing
Date: September 7, 1909
Creator: Stanton, John William


Description: Patent for improvements in baling-presses by using a “duplex baling-press wherein the power is alternately applied by novel mechanism to the two baling-plungers in such manner that only one plunger at a given time is operating to compress the bale, and at the completion of the stroke thereof the other plunger is operated to compress its bale, the arrangement being such that the plungers are alternately engaged and released by the power mechanism and are automatically returned to operative position after they have been released.” (Lines 9-21.) Illustration is included.
Date: September 18, 1900
Creator: Watkins, William D. & Pruit, Trose P.

Electric Bell-Ringer

Description: Patent for an electric bell ringer that is "operated either by electric wires from a distance or by merely pressing a push-button" (lines 11-13).
Date: October 24, 1905
Creator: Hall, Ira W.

Crude-Oil Burner.

Description: Patent for new and useful improvements in Crude-Oil Burners which provide a novel constructions that may be utilized in many locations.
Date: May 23, 1905
Creator: Pippin, John William


Description: Patent for an improvement in sash fasteners for window attachments. The patent allows the window to be opened without counterbalances and also keeps the window from being opened from outside.
Date: February 6, 1906
Creator: Staton, John William

Insect Destroying Machine

Description: Patent for "certain new and useful Improvements in Insect-Destroying Machines,"(lines 6-7) including description and illustrations.
Date: September 9, 1904
Creator: Doak, John S.

Locking Device

Description: Patent for "a device for locking the frames of loose-leaf binders...which will not be readily bent or broken." (lines 11, 12, 21 & 21), including instructions and illustration.
Date: March 23, 1905
Creator: Hall, William N.

Boll-Weevil or Other Insect Destroyer.

Description: Patent for improvement to the machine set forth in the patent granted to John S. Doak and Alexander G. Farrington on April, 1902, No. 696419. (Page 1, lines 12-14.) The improvements are to use “a pair of troughs connected to a truck and provided with upwardly-projecting wings on their outer edges, spring-arms attached to the truck and pressing normally against the wings and the outside parts of the troughs, spiral springs adjustably mounted on the truck and pressing against the spring-arms, and means for forcing insects from growing plants into the troughs.” (Page 3, lines 74-83.) Illustration is included.
Date: March 28, 1905
Creator: Doak, John S. & Farrington, Alexander G.

Device for Displaying Merchandise.

Description: Patent for improvement in devices for displaying merchandise by providing a portable display device comprising a horizontally disposed frame removably secured to and supported upon standards and from which the merchandise is suspended for display. (Lines 17-21) Illustration is included.
Date: January 4, 1910
Creator: Binford, Jackson S.

Display Device.

Description: Patent for a display rack adapted for exhibiting various fabrics.
Date: March 12, 1912
Creator: Lanford, David L.


Description: Patent for a bucket jack for holding paint buckets while painting on roofs or the sides of buildings which holds the bucket horizontal.
Date: July 27, 1909
Creator: Phinny, Christpher W.


Description: Patent for a chicken roost, which has a receptacle for droppings that is easily cleaned.
Date: September 14, 1909
Creator: Kaneaster, Henry R.

Cotton Tie-Press.

Description: Patent for a cotton tie press, which allows the easy removal of the temporary ties on the cotton bales.
Date: April 4, 1911
Creator: Howlett, Payton Leon

Ironing - Machine

Description: Patent for a new and useful improvements in ironing machines for household use to"produce a simple, effective, and inexpensive ironing-machine especially adapted for household or family use" (line 27 - 29).
Date: November 2, 1897
Creator: Walter, Geo. P.

Hydrocarbon-Burning Furnace.

Description: Patent for certain new and useful improvements in hydrocarbon burning furnaces, including instructions and illustrations.
Date: December 6, 1898
Creator: Gearing, Charles M.

Stalk - Cutter.

Description: Patent for a new and useful improvements in stalk-cutters to "provide a simple, light, and durable machine by means of which three rows of stalks may be cut in one passage of the machine across the field" (line 13-16).
Date: January 11, 1898
Creator: Acre, William Floyd & Wafford, William Penn

Gas Apparatus.

Description: Patent for certain new and useful improvements in apparatus for manufacturing gas from air and hydrocarbon, including instructions and illustrations.
Date: December 6, 1898
Creator: Gearing, Charles M.


Description: Patent for certain new and useful improvements in a combination tool, including instructions and illustrations.
Date: June 14, 1898
Creator: McCarty, William N.

Hoisting Bucket

Description: Patent for a clam-shell hoisting bucket that automatically opens and closes as it is lowered and elevated.
Date: October 21, 1902
Creator: Gearing, Charles M.

Cotton Picker

Description: Patent for a cotton picker. This invention consists is a "pneumatic apparatus for conveying cotton when picked from the plant, and comprises a suction-fan and casing therefor, which latter has pipes and through which air is drawn" (lines 15-19). Illustration included.
Date: May 24, 1904
Creator: Bennie, William

Harrow and Seeder

Description: Patent for a harrow and seeder. This invention is an attachment for disk harrows. Illustrations included.
Date: September 10, 1912
Creator: Easterling, George M.

Moldboard for Cultivator-Shovels.

Description: Patent for a moldboard for cultivator shovels, which throws dirt to the side of the cultivator.
Date: June 28, 1910
Creator: Medcalf, William M.