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Adjustable Rack for Railway-Cars.

Description: Patent for improvements on racks in railway-cars including more storage for smaller items, an adjustable rack for children or elderly persons to be able to reach without needing to stand on the car seat, a titled hinge that allows a rack to be pulled for ward and pushed back, and other improvements.
Date: August 2, 1898
Creator: Butler, Michael

Cotton Chopper and Cultivator

Description: Patent for a simplified and "improved cotton-chopping mechanism which may be readily applied to a straddle-row cultivator of ordinary construction, whereby the cotton may be plowed and chopped at one operation" (lines 10-14). It also allows for the chopping mechanism to be adjusted to regulate the chopping operation and provides better support of the mechanism while operating.
Date: May 9, 1899
Creator: Ledbetter,William H.

Telephone System.

Description: Patent for "a novel arrangement of circuits in connection with a pair of telephone-receivers at each subscriber's station, whereby the subscriber can cut out the station, so that the conversation is being carried on between two subscribers cannot be heard by the other subscribers on the same line" (lines 9-17).
Date: July 4, 1899
Creator: Bennett, William W.


Description: Patent for improvements in “gearing mechanism in which the speed or rotation of a drum or wheel is greatly increased through the intervention of gearing-wheels mounted upon a single shaft.” (Lines 11-14) Illustration is included.
Date: March 1, 1898
Creator: Scofield, John R.


Description: Patent for "improvements in whip-sockets; and it consists in the novel arrangement and combination of parts." (lines 10-12).
Date: August 2, 1898
Creator: Seymour, Oliver E.

Rotary Engine.

Description: Patent for a new and improved rotary engine to "utilize the motive agent to the fullest advantage" (line 11 - 12).
Date: August 8, 1899
Creator: Hays, James Thomas


Description: Patent for improvement to headlights for cars.
Date: April 17, 1900
Creator: Wakefield, Charles L.

Stalk-Chopper Attachment.

Description: Patent for rotating stalk-chopper attachment, including illustrations.
Date: May 1, 1900
Creator: Nix, Spencer W.


Description: Patent for baling-press to press bales of cotton into rectangular bales including illustrations.
Date: August 14, 1900
Creator: Taylor, George

Preheating Means for Vapor-Burners

Description: Patent for "new and useful improvements in generators for vapor-burners" (line 6-7), including instructions and illustration.
Date: October 31, 1899
Creator: Wilson, W. W. & Wilson, J. W.


Description: Patent for "improvements in clevises or draw-bars for plows and other similar implements" (Lines 8 – 10) including illustrations.
Date: August 28, 1900
Creator: Hendon, Walter Preston


Description: Patent for asuspenders-type undergarment supporter.
Date: 1903/03/17
Creator: Nye, William C.

Crude-Oil Burner.

Description: Patent for a crude oil burner used for fuel.
Date: 1902/10/07
Creator: Seeger, John B.

Cotton Press

Description: Patent for new and improved plunger to form a compressed bale of cotton.
Date: 1899-6-3
Creator: Patterson, Warren A.

Nailless Horseshoe.

Description: Patent for a nailless horseshoe made of adjustable metallic straps, including illustrations.
Date: August 28, 1900
Creator: Hughes, John V.


Description: Patent for the "class of cisterns used to catch rain-water from the roofs of houses or other places" (lines 9-11); including illustration and instructions
Date: May 15, 1900
Creator: Harry, H. W.

Adjustable Nailless Horseshoe.

Description: Patent for an adjustable horseshoe with cost efficient, replaceable fittings. Illustrations included.
Date: September 4, 1900
Creator: Fenley, Harriet R.


Description: Patent for "a new and use-ful improvement in churns , and its objects among other things , are to provide a simple device more durable in construction than heretofore and one which is cheap of manufacture, may be readily operated and cleaned, and is adapted to keep contents thereof at a desired temperature" (lines 12-19) including illustrations.
Date: July 3, 1900
Creator: Welke, William R.


Description: Patent for a trace lock that is mechanized to work vertically or horizontally. Illustration included.
Date: October 2, 1900
Creator: Halstead, Thomas J.

Flushing-Tank for Water-Closets, &c.

Description: Patent for improvement for Flushing-Tanks for Water-Closets, Urinals, Sinks, &c. through adoption of an immovable siphon and gate
Date: February 26, 1897
Creator: Carroll, Samuel C


Description: Patent for key-bars for use on type-writers and cash-registers.
Date: October 30, 1900
Creator: Irish, Gilbert H.

Frame-Lifting Device for Disk Plows or Similar Implements.

Description: Patent for "improvements in disk plows and similar implements, and especially to means employed for raising and lowering the frames of said plows in order to regulate the depth of the furrow" (lines 9-13).
Date: October 30, 1900
Creator: Hendon, Walter Preston


Description: Patent for trolley-poles for electric cars which provides "a simple, inexpensive, and highly efficient trolley-wire finder, and one which is readily applicable to trolley-poles such as at present in use and is adapted to be quickly and easily raised to an operative position and when released is adapted to gravitate to a position below and out of the way of the trolley-wire" (lines 15-22).
Date: December 11, 1900
Creator: Schroeter, William & Kautzmann, August


Description: Patent for crushing fuel and introducing a combustible liquid, the combination of which is compressed by a vibrating plunger to create fuel blocks suitable for easy handling.
Date: January 15, 1901
Creator: Patterson, Warren A.