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Horse-Detacher.

Description: Patent for improvements in horse-detachers by engaging “straps or chains spring-actuated bolts to the free ends of the pivoted levers; and on the opposite ends of said levers hooks are attached for securing trace or tug straps.” (Lines 21-25) Illustration is included.
Date: March 8, 1898
Creator: Napier, John S.

Speed-Gearing.

Description: Patent for improvements in “gearing mechanism in which the speed or rotation of a drum or wheel is greatly increased through the intervention of gearing-wheels mounted upon a single shaft.” (Lines 11-14) Illustration is included.
Date: March 1, 1898
Creator: Scofield, John R.

Hose-Coupling.

Description: Patent for improvements in hose-couplings in which the coupling process would be trouble-free and without injury to the hose when the freight cars are uncoupled or when one car breaks away from another in case of accident. (Lines 24-31) Illustration is included.
Date: March 1, 1898
Creator: Harding, Daniel J.

Grass-Burning Device.

Description: Patent for improvements in grass burning devices in which “the grass may be safely burned on the prairies and the fire kept from spreading.” (Lines 16-18) Illustration is included.
Date: March 1, 1898
Creator: Slaughter, George M. & Christian, Fred

Cotton-Elevator.

Description: Patent for improvement in cotton-elevators by providing means for the air-conduit and the cotton-conduit to communicate with the body of the elevator; and means for the air-conduit to communicate directly to the cotton conduit in order to effectively and uniformly distribute the cotton when fed to the gins. Thus preventing the cotton from being fed unevenly, which would clog and otherwise retard the action of the gins. (Lines 11-15) Illustration is included.
Date: January 9, 1900
Creator: Williams, George W.

Clothes Pounder

Description: Patent for a new and useful improvements in Clothes-Pounders. The invention "has its object to provide a simple and effective clothes pounder in which the air as well as the water is used as an agent in removing the dirt from the clothes" (line 12- 16).
Date: November 9, 1897
Creator: Allen, William Robert

Check - Book

Description: Patent for a new and useful improvements in check-book for " customer's use, such as are employed by banks for free distribution" (line 11 - 13).
Date: November 2, 1897
Creator: Exline, Marcus P.

Stenographer's Note - Book

Description: Patent for a new and useful Stenographer's Blank Book to "provide a connection for the covers whereby they may be automatically secured at the desired relative inclination without fastening the tape, cord, or ribbon forming the connection" (line 20 -24).
Date: November 2, 1897
Creator: Stuart, Benjamin F.

Fire Alarm

Description: Patent for a new and useful automatic fire-alarm to "provide an improved alarm of this character especially designed for use in hotels and other large buildings having a large number of rooms" (line 8 -13).
Date: October 26, 1897
Creator: Staples, John & Spake, William H.

Cactus-Burner.

Description: Patent for a new and useful cactus burner for "removing thorns from cactus or prickly pear or similar plants or growths of a fleshy or succulent nature provided with spines" (line 10 - 13).
Date: August 8, 1899
Creator: Beever, Charles H. & McCoy, William A.

Combined Trunk And Dressing-Case.

Description: Patent for a new and useful combined trunk and dressing case. This design is to "provide a simple and efficient device of the character specified having a large amount of space for receiving different articles of wearing-apparel and for inclosing various kinds of toilet appliances" (line 9 - 14).
Date: August 8, 1899
Creator: Carraway, Esther P. H.