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Description: Patent for a new and useful Grave-Marker. The body of the improved grave marker or cradle is elongated or somewhat elliptical in contour, and its central portion is open, in order that the grave marker or cradle may surround a grave.
Date: May 5, 1914
Creator: Kimball, Herbert E

Process of Refining Crude Cotton-Seed Oil.

Description: Patent for "refining crude cotton seed oil designed to increase the yield of refined oil of the required color, odor and flavor." (lines 11-13)
Date: March 18, 1913
Creator: Jesse C. Chisholm; J. Chisholm; Chisholm, Jesse

Disinfecting Device.

Description: Patent for improvements made in the design of disinfecting devices in order to create "a simple and inexpensive apparatus ... effective in evaporating and distributing disinfectants, liquid perfumes or other fluids" (lines 10-13), including illustrations and a description. The device is designed to "discharge a regular supply" (line 14) of fluids, be of "strong, durable, simple" (lines 25-26) construction, and make visible the amount of disinfectant remaining in the device.
Date: June 3, 1913
Creator: Hitchcock, Olga M.

Interest Calculator

Description: Patent for an adjustable calendar for calculating interest between two dates, including illustrations.
Date: May 6, 1913
Creator: Moody, Jason B.

Reflector for Spirit-Levels.

Description: Patent for "new and useful Improvements in Reflectors for Spirit-Levels" (lines 5-6), including specifications and illustrations.
Date: March 11, 1913
Creator: Colbath, Frank


Description: Patent for a new hame tug leather strap designed with metal loops and a buckle, including illustrations.
Date: August 26, 1913
Creator: Schoellkopf, Jacob Frederick

Process of Refining Crude Cotton-Seed Oil

Description: Patent for improvements in the processes of refining crude cotton-seed oil which increases the yield of refined oil. Improved results are are obtained by "neutralizing the oil with an alkaline silicate and then treating the oil with a mixture of alkaline hydroxid and alkaline carbonate" (lines 28-31).
Date: March 18, 1913
Creator: Chisholm, Jesse C.

Cotton Condenser

Description: Patent for a condenser for cotton gins.
Date: April 15, 1913
Creator: Murray, Stephen D.

Process of Refining Crude Cotton-Seed Oil.

Description: Patent for a process of refining crude cotton-seed oil of high acidity (e.g., oils containing from 1.5 to 12 percent acid or higher) to increase the yield of oil of the required color, odor, and flavor.
Date: March 18, 1913
Creator: Chisholm, Jesse C.

Loose-Leaf Binder

Description: Patent for new loose leaf binder to help carry leaf support and means for separating the members and displacing one longitudinally relation with the other.
Date: October 30, 1917
Creator: Moody, Jason B.

Stenographic-Writing Means

Description: Patent for improvements in stenographic-writing (typewriting). The object of the invention being "to provide a keyboard comprising keys to cooperate with suitable printing means, and to so arrange said keys...to facilitate the speed at which the writing can be accomplished" (lines 14-20).
Date: April 1, 1913
Creator: Ireland, Ward S.

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 a "draft even or equalizer...for various cultivators, and particularly for disk plows" (lines 10-12).
Date: May 27, 1902
Creator: Dysart, William C.


Description: Patent for an improved burglar alarm to attach to a door or window with a "simple locking device for the hammer" so that the alarm can be transported and reinstalled safely (lines 15-16).
Date: June 3, 1902
Creator: Moody, Winfield H.

Rotary Steam-Engine.

Description: Patent for an invention that "relates to rotary engines in general, and more particularly to that class wherein a piston is disposed eccentric to the cylinder and is provided with radially-movable heads disposed to travel against the inner periphery of the cylinder and receive the steam-pressure, the object of the invention being to provide a simple and efficient construction which will develop a high speed with a minimum consumption of steam" (lines 12-21). Illustrations are included.
Date: March 12, 1901
Creator: Hays, James T. & Wilson, John W.

Dry Ore-Concentrator.

Description: Patent for a dry ore concentrator with illustrations included.
Date: November 25, 1902
Creator: Sutton, Henry M.; Steele, Walter L. & Steele, Edwin G.


Description: Patent for a device to keep a coat from sagging or becoming wrinkled as a "garment-stiffening device" [Lines 83-84].
Date: March 31, 1903
Creator: Hudson, George Jackson