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Horseshoeing-Rack.

Description: Patent for improvements to a frame in which a horse can be held into a convenient position for elevating the hoof to apply a horse shoe. Includes instructions and illustrations.
Date: November 4, 1913
Creator: Huffman, Polly

Hydrocarbon-Burner.

Description: Patent for "a new and useful Hydrocarbon-burner...equipped with a safety device adapted to admit only a limited supply of gasolene or other fuel to the burner to enable the latter to be operated with absolute safety by either a woman or a child" (lines 5-19), including instructions and illustrations.
Date: April 22, 1913
Creator: Nemec, Joseph

Quilting-Frame

Description: Patent for improved quilting frame which may be set up easily, and folded down and stored when not in use. Additionally, the improved design provides for fabric to be secured on all sides, and for the operator to adjust the angle of the fabric.
Date: July 10, 1906
Creator: Berglund, John M.

Cattle-Guard.

Description: Patent for an improved cattle-guard by using a guard that has a plurality of spurs, should an animal step thereon its foot will be directed against one or more of these spurs, thus causing the animal to withdraw its foot and not attempt to pass over the rail. This will prevent the animal from crossing railway-tracks, but the spurs will not interfere with the free passage of trains. (Lines 10-20) Illustration is included.
Date: April 2, 1901
Creator: Steinmann, Herman Werner

Garment-Supporter

Description: Patent for "an improved garment-supporter adapted to be secured to an inner garment and to be detachably connected to the waistband of an outer garment, whereby the inner garment may be supported from the outer garment." (lines 11-16)
Date: July 7, 1903
Creator: Waters, Richard H.