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Reading-Stand.

Description: Patent for a simple, durable, and economic reading stand that has two desks, one of which is adjustable so that a person can read while sitting at any angle. The second desk is capable of holding heavy books. Both stands are vertically adjustable. The stand can be constructed to hold a lamp in addition to books.
Date: August 1, 1893
Creator: Anderson, Francis John & Irick, William Madison

Mandrew Attachment.

Description: Patent for an improved, simple, inexpensive, durable, and efficient mandrel attachment that can be easily attached, detached, and adjusted. It has "a bar at one end with a plate for its attachment and at the other end with a cam and eccentric for detachable connection and adjustment the support carrying the cam and eccentric being hinged so as to drop down so that cylinder work can be slipped over the mandrel and then the eccentric and cam raised up and tightened to the bar to hold the work to be performed" (lines 18-27).
Date: March 7, 1893
Creator: Bosley, Lee W.

Apparatus for Burning Garbage, &c.

Description: Patent for an improved apparatus for burning refuse and consists of a roasting chamber, a garbage grate, grates that slope and carry the product away after combustion, flues that open above the grates, and the wall partly closes on one end to let the products away after combustion.
Date: August 22, 1893
Creator: Garretson, William H. & Tainter, Silas B.

Wire-Stretcher.

Description: Patent for an inexpensive, strong, and simple wire stretcher that can be used quickly to stretch and secure wires. It also connects wires of different heights, and stretches wires to different tensions.
Date: October 17, 1893
Creator: Gillis, John H.