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Wire-Stretcher.

Description: Patent for a wire-stretcher "to provide a device of the class embodying new and improved features of utility, convenience, indestructibility, and cheapness." (lines 8-12) including instructions and illustrations.
Date: October 3, 1905
Creator: Kimbro, John A. & Kimbro, Jeremirah H.

Tongue-Support.

Description: Patent for improvements to tongue supports. "One object of the present invention is to improve the construction of tongue-supports and to provide a simple, inexpensive, and efficient device designed to be connected with the ends of a doubletree and with the front axle and capable of supporting the front portion of the tongue or pole in an elevated position to relieve the neck of the draft- animals of the weight of the same" (lines 10-18). Includes specifications and illustrations.
Date: April 24, 1900
Creator: Brewer, Samuel H.

Tire-Tightener.

Description: Patent for a new invention to improve tire-tighteners."Provides a simple, inexpensive, and efficient device capable of firmly engaging a felly and a spoke and adapted to be readily adjusted to tighten a tire" (lines 12-15) and includes specifications and illustrations.
Date: April 24, 1900
Creator: Ferriott, Charley L.

Rail-Joint

Description: Patent for improvements of rail joints in terms of "rigidity, durability, and efficiency" (lines 10-11), and to prevent "low joints" (line 21). Includes illustrations.
Date: January 9, 1906
Creator: Stephens, Charles H.

Gate-Latch.

Description: Patent for gate-latches in which the gate will close automatically and may be opened by releasing the latch by hand or by the manipulation of the gate. (Lines 10-14) Illustration is included.
Date: December 1, 1903
Creator: McRae, Daniel M.

Gin-Saw Filer.

Description: Patent for improvement in gin-saw filer in “which the saws may be sharpened without removing them or any other operative part from the gin and wherein the files in sharpening one tooth automatically operate to impart a partial rotation to the saw to bring the next saw-tooth in position to be filed.” (Lines 11-17) Illustration is included.
Date: January 9, 1900
Creator: Reynolds, Richard J.

Stop-Cock.

Description: Patent for a stop-cock adapted to be used with water service pipes. It features a key operable lock stop-cock whose parts must be manipulated at specific times in order to open the passageway.
Date: January 23, 1912
Creator: Suess, Walter E.