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Railroad-Tie.

Description: Patent for certain new and useful improvements in railroad-ties.
Date: May 17, 1898
Creator: Armstrong, Henry T.

Governor.

Description: Patent for certain new and useful improvements in governors, including instructions and illustrations.
Date: November 15, 1898
Creator: Hunter, Victor E.

Governor.

Description: Patent for certain new and useful improvements in governors, including instructions and illustrations.
Date: June 20, 1899
Creator: Hunter, Victor Emmet

Hose-Coupling.

Description: Patent for a new and useful hose coupling, including instructions and illustrations.
Date: January 23, 1900
Creator: Davenport, Robert L. & Rast, Felix Q.

Dental Dam-Holder.

Description: Patent for improvement in dental dam-holders.
Date: April 17, 1900
Creator: Myers, Samuel M.

Lubricating Apparatus

Description: Patent for "lubricating the bearings of locomotives while moving or standing still." (lines 8-10)
Date: June 19, 1900
Creator: Dangler, Hank

APPARATUS FOR PUMPING WATER, SAND, &c.

Description: Patent for "an apparatus for emptying sandboxes of locomotives" (lines 13-14) "operated by compressed air to elevate and discharge sand, water, &c." (lines 10-11).
Date: October 30, 1900
Creator: Butler, Thomas

Plow.

Description: Patent for improvements in plows by employing moldboards on both left and right side of the plow; with a shoe or land slide fixed to the plow-beam extension. Then use a V-clamp to secure the plow-handles and a bracket to secure the moldboards and plow-point. This construction will allow free movement of the plow-point and moldboard up and down or vertically without lifting the shoe from the furrow. Illustration is included.
Date: December 25, 1900
Creator: Morrison, Robert L.

Method of Exterminating Johnson Grass.

Description: Patent for a method to kill Johnson grass (Sorghum halepense) by repeatedly breaking up the ground around the plant during winter.
Date: July 16, 1901
Creator: Harpold, Clay

Embroidery Attachment for Sewing-Machines

Description: Patent for pressing device of sewing machine that will be in operative engagement with the needle to enable efficient stitching and embroidery work.
Date: June 18, 1901
Creator: Moore, Franklin O.

Plow.

Description: Patent for improvement in plows by first connecting a furrow-shoe to the moldboard, and second, by provide means for operating the plow-point to make a deep or shallow furrow and for raising and lowering covering-plows simultaneously when the plow is in operation. (Lines 13-20) Illustration is included.
Date: June 25, 1901
Creator: Morrison, Robert L.

Cotton-Planter

Description: Patent for "a planter-carriage frame adapted to carry a cotton-seed hopper having novel and peculiar means for feeding the cotton-seed in planting the same, so that the same frams may be employed for both hopper without alteration of either hopper or frame" (lines 11-17).
Date: June 25, 1901
Creator: Morrison, Robert L.

Casting Dental Plates.

Description: Patent for casting dental plates which builds upon a previous patent by the same inventor, Patent No. 633,222, accepted on September 19, 1899. This patent professes to eliminate previous issues with casting metal such as pinholes and air bubbles that create imperfections in the dental plates.
Date: May 27, 1902
Creator: Streetman, Willard

Pumping Apparatus.

Description: Patent for improvements to a pumping apparatus "to provide a simple, inexpensive, and easily-operated apparatus through the medium of which water may be forced from a well, stream, or other source of supply by the weight of a person" (lines 14-18).
Date: February 17, 1903
Creator: Simmons, Jessie W.

Headlight.

Description: Patent for Locomotive-headlights, "and has for its principal object to so construct the lamp and its casing as to permit of the lighting or adjusting the lamp-blaze from the back of the headlight box…” (lines 8-13) including illustrations.
Date: December 2, 1902
Creator: Stanton, James Robertson

Oil-Burner.

Description: Patent for oil-burner that is used by being connected to a steam-boiler. It is simply constructed to produce a very high degree of heat with a comparatively small amount of hydrocarbon oil.
Date: December 16, 1902
Creator: Jenkins, Wellington S.

Cultivator Attachment.

Description: Patent for cultivator attachment that is useful in breaking up the soil at opposite side of the plants and leveling the ground between the rows. It can be adjusted to any desired angle (vertical, horizontal) or level (up and down).
Date: January 6, 1903
Creator: Brewer, John Meed.

Grave Filler.

Description: Patent for a grave-filling machine, which transports dirt into the hole of the grave.
Date: August 19, 1902
Creator: Deering, Uriah H.

Rein-Guide

Description: Patent for rein guides to support a harness and guide horses. The device yields little space during storage and transportation.
Date: January 13, 1903
Creator: Johnston, Nathan

Pumping Apparatus.

Description: Patent for a "pumping, or water-elevating apparatus," (line 9) including illustrations.
Date: June 17, 1902
Creator: Simmons, Jesse W.

Dental Mold.

Description: Patent for dental mold, it is an improvement on patent no. 700855, by the same inventor. The improvement was to have open sides and large exit at the bottom of the lower neck of the mold, and a flask having a wide inlet in order to keep the molten metal from contact with the metal of the mold to avoid being suddenly cooled. (Lines 19-23) Illustration is included.
Date: March 31, 1903
Creator: Streetman, Willard