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Oil Burner

Description: Patent for a oil burner. "This invention relates to improvements in that class of burners used for burning hydrocarbon oils or liquid fuel, and while it is more especially intended to be used for heating steam generators or boiler" (8-12) illustrations included.
Date: June 16, 1903
Creator: Wafer, William H.

Moistening and Sprinkling Attachment for Brooms.

Description: Patent for attachment to brooms which enables the moistening of the broom during use to prevent the spreading of dust. One part regulates the flow of liquid to the broom and another provides a container for the liquid. In effect the attachment to the broom makes it into a convertible mop.
Date: May 23, 1905
Creator: Taylor, James P.


Description: Patent for "a bottle-stopper which shall not require any wire, cap or clamp for holding it and which shall by reason of its form and of the materials of which it is composed afford a tight joint or seal under all circumstances." (Lines 13-17) Includes instructions and illustrations.
Date: February 11, 1896
Creator: Davis, Clifton H.


Description: Patent for a simple, inexpensive, and compact check-punch that can be operated by one hand and doesn't take much power to operate. The machine consists of two movable members, "one of which carries all of the male and the other all of the female dies, said members being so related that when moved relatively to each other in one direction all the male dies move as a single member...and enter the female dies, and when moved in the opposite direction all of said male dies are withdrawn" (lines 12-20).
Date: March 17, 1896
Creator: Woodworth, Charles H.


Description: Patent for a cotton-press that compresses "cotton as it is delivered from the gin into convenient shape and size of bundle, for facilitating the transportation thereof" (lines 12-15).
Date: June 25, 1895
Creator: Taylor, George

Cotton-Seed Linter

Description: Patent for an improvement "to prevent the accumulation of lint within the lint-chambers; to provide for the automatic discharge of the lint from the saw-teeth; to provide for a thorough agitation of the seed within the seed-reviews, and, finally, to provide for the delivery of the stripped seed from the machine" (lines 12-19).
Date: August 5, 1890
Creator: O'Brien, Edward J.


Description: Patent for a journal-bearing that has an open spring ring that contains the journal and antifriciton devices in its center. The spring ring contracts to its minimum circumference when the journal and antifriciton devices are worn out. There is also a bearing-ring seat that allows contractions "without altering the disposition of the load" (lines 61-62).
Date: December 1, 1896
Creator: Woodworth, Charles H.