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Description: Patent for a headlight design that turns with the front wheels, allowing the driver to illuminate the road ahead whether driving straight or turning.
Date: June 30, 1914
Creator: Fay, Peter J.

Sanitary Cuspidor.

Description: Patent for a sanitary cuspidor which remains closed when not in use and will "return automatically to closed position" (lines 10-11) immediately after use and includes one illustration.
Date: October 21, 1913
Creator: Fousek, Karl


Description: Patent for road paving material with cement as a base and stones or gravel used as a topping. Asphalt is poured over the gravel to extend the life of the paving.
Date: June 24, 1913
Creator: MacDonald, Ray

Horsetail Holder

Description: Patent for an improvement in horse harnesses pertaining to holding a horse's tail to prevent it from switching and catching the driving lines and reins.
Date: June 17, 1913
Creator: Canion, J.R.


Description: Patent for suspenders with a construction that allows for there to be an enhanced way of supporting two items of clothing like trousers and drawers, including illustrations.
Date: October 21, 1913
Creator: Mally, Frederick W. & Hudson, Edwin P.

Separable Button or Stud.

Description: Patent for invention that relates to seperable buttons or studs - such as collar and cuff buttons, shirt-studs and the like of that which the article comprises a back or base portion provided with a stem or coupling member and a head provided the means to coact therewith,... (Vrendendurgh, 1902).
Date: September 2, 1902
Creator: Vrendenburgh, J. L.


Description: Patent for a combined cotton-chopper and cultivator.
Date: July 29, 1902
Creator: Forister, John H. & McAda, James N.


Description: Patent for improvements in ledgers by giving each column in a ledger sheet a “label” such as customer’s name, daily entry, daily balance, monthly balance and etc… to record daily and monthly transactions of an individual customer's account. Illustration is included.
Date: July 8, 1902
Creator: Winn, Joseph B.

Shutter Attachment

Description: Patent for a shutter attachment that acts as a spacer and holds the window shutters open; it sits between the slats and is attached to the rod that opens the shutters.
Date: January 8, 1901
Creator: Eppright, George Jacob


Description: Patent for a bale-tie fastener including illustrations.
Date: July 31, 1900
Creator: Cypher, David A. & Dayton, William L.


Description: Patent for an improved churn dasher "to thoroughly agitate the cream at the center of the churn-body and also around the bottom of the walls thereof" (lines 13-15) and "also to cause tangential streams or currents at the bottom of the churn, so as to thoroughly agitate all of the cream and effectively intermingle the air therewith" (lines 18-22), including illustrations.
Date: October 23, 1900
Creator: Franklin, Edward R.


Description: Patent for a strap to attach an animal to a hitching-post, especially a smooth one, to avoid slipping or accidental loosening by the animal with "an improved slidable catch" (line 18).
Date: December 11, 1900
Creator: Jacobsen, Frederik August


Description: Patent for an adjustable hat holder using a band and fasteners, with illustrations.
Date: April 9, 1901
Creator: Huppertz, Lina

Apparatus for Treating Timber.

Description: Patent for an invention to aid in the treatment of treating timber. The invention is said to "provide a simple, inexpensive, durable, and efficient apparatus by means of which railroad cross-ties, fence-posts, and the like may be expeditiously and economically treated by immersion in a bath of some preserving liquid" (lines 16-22) including illustrations.
Date: July 11, 1905
Creator: Gerhard, Philip H.

Sewage System for Trains.

Description: Patent for a sewing system on trains or vehicles which will allow then to have working water-closets.
Date: January 2, 1906
Creator: Mettenheimer, John Henry.


Description: Patent for a device whereby water or other liquid may be heated instantaneously. (line 10-11)
Date: December 12, 1905
Creator: Hutchins, Rufus J.

Crude-Oil Burner

Description: Patent for an oil feeder designed to burn crude oil. It features a carbon deposit chamber and a vent pipe.
Date: May 5, 1903
Creator: Hartung, Theodore A.


Description: Patent for an invention "to provide a simple, light, and durable implement which will effectually remove weeds, rubbish, and all foreign matter simultaneously from each side of a row or drill of corn, cotton, or other plants and direct the removed material to the longitudinal center of the row or drill" (lines 8-14).
Date: February 11, 1902
Creator: Lloyd, William Daniel

Vessel-Propelling Device

Description: Patent for a novel form of propeller in which a current of air or other fluid is forced under pressure through a port in the stern of the vessel causing propulsion.
Date: January 2, 1906
Creator: Carlson, Peet

Flavoring Compound

Description: Patent for an improved flavoring compound "especially adapted for flavoring meats and food products, soups, stews, etc., and consists in combining Mexican pepper, spices of cuminum and origanum, salt, garlic, tallow or suet." (Lines 10-14)
Date: January 28, 1908
Creator: Stukes, John Marion

Combined Minnow Bucket and Trap.

Description: Patent for a combined minnow bucket and trap that overcomes past disadvantages, is simple in constructions, inexpensive to manufacture and reliable.
Date: March 27, 1906
Creator: Petmecky, Fred