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Seed-Planter

Description: Patent for a seed planter that has a revolving set of cups that are filled with seed and then planted as the seed planter crosses a field.
Date: August 20, 1912
Creator: Adams, William M.

Commode-Seat.

Description: Patent for a commode/toilet seat and storage cabinet that holds multiple seats that can be used to provide individual seats for each person using the commode/toilet.
Date: September 26, 1911
Creator: Ainsworth, Lucian M.

Folding Umbrella.

Description: Patent for an improved folding umbrella consisting of folding ribs and braces. Additionally, the staff of the umbrella is separable so that the staff can be shortened when the umbrella is closed.
Date: June 10, 1913
Creator: Allen, George W.

Sewing-Awl.

Description: Patent for an improvement upon the sewing awl that is designed to work well with leather workers. The sewing awl is made to be "adaptable to work with a break or tension device, capable of restraining a thread holding spool against free rotation to prevent excessive undesirable slack or looseness of the thread" (lines 15-19) as illustrated and described.
Date: November 28, 1911
Creator: Alten, George Philip

Walking-Cane.

Description: Patent for a walking cane which is made of two intertwined sections of spiral steel wires, which can be painted different colors creating a noticeable object that can be used by sports fans to show support for their team at games,
Date: February 1, 1910
Creator: Alverson, Lewis