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Telephone Or Switchboard Plug

Description: Patent for a telephone or switchboard plug. "This invention relates to improvements in connecting plugs adapted to be used with spring jacks of telephone switchboards" (line 8-11). Illustrations included.
Date: May 10, 1904
Creator: Dozier, Alva Battie

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.

Rail-Joint.

Description: Patent for a rail joint that is made in sections that can be easily assembled on site and that locks in place better due to the addition of metal lugs that push against plates in the rails.
Date: April 9, 1907
Creator: Stephens, Charles H.

Cotton-Press.

Description: Patent for a cotton press, which can be run with either wormed gearing or beveled gearing depending on the pressure desired to be exerted on the cotton.
Date: March 8, 1910
Creator: Breihan, Frederick F.