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Automobile-Headlight

Description: Patent for a headlight design that turns with the front wheels, allowing the driver to illuminate the road ahead whether driving straight or turning.
Date: June 30, 1914
Creator: Fay, Peter J.

Composition for Removing Coatings

Description: Patent for a coating remover, made by mixing an alkali, an oxidizing agent, a solvent, and another chemical to prevent water evaporation.
Date: June 30, 1914
Creator: Humphreys, Jerome Nichols; Smith, Walter K. & Oliger, J. D.

Cotton Seed Linter

Description: Patent for "improvements in cotton-seed linters" (Lines 5-6) for improving efficiency of "separating the the lint from motes and other dirt and trash" (lines 15-16) including illustrations.
Date: June 30, 1914
Creator: Vardell, Arthur A.

Drill.

Description: Patent for
Date: June 30, 1914
Creator: Weathersby, Fred Richard

Folding Bow for Vehicle Tops

Description: Patent for "improvements in folding bows for vehicle-tops...for removably mounting the top upon the body of the vehicle" (lines 5-22) including illustrations.
Date: June 30, 1914
Creator: Bright, James H.

Hame-Fastener

Description: Patent for improvements to a hame-fastener, specifically related to an easily made, inexpensively produced locking mechanism, including illustration.
Date: June 30, 1914
Creator: Fowler, Alvah W.

Incubator.

Description: Patent for an incubator that automatically maintains at least a minimum temperature, with the option to set and maintain a higher temperature, with adjustment of temperature from outside the incubator. The incubator uses electric heat.
Date: June 30, 1914
Creator: Hays, Ernest C.

Pipe-Grapple.

Description: Patent for an improved pipe gripping mechanism which engages the interior of a pipe or tube.
Date: June 30, 1914
Creator: Martin, John E.

Rail-Chair.

Description: Patent for improvement of rail-chairs that would prevent railroad rails from spreading out and allowing for a better connection by a system of rods. The rods would allow for a shorter distance between the middle of the rail chairs and the mechanism allows for better usability.
Date: June 30, 1914
Creator: Wheeler, Joseph L. & Jones, Thomas E.

Topping Device for Sugar-Beets.

Description: Patent for a machine to remove the tops of beets while they are still in the ground "without packing or injuring the beets and without removing more or less than the exact portion required" (lines 15-18).
Date: June 30, 1914
Creator: Sutton, Frank R.

Horse-Collar.

Description: Patent for a horse collar that maximizes strength and minimizes material by addition of a joint.
Date: June 27, 1914
Creator: Schoellkopf, Jacob F.

Animal Trap.

Description: Patent for an improved and simplified trap where "a large number of rats can be caught in succession before the trap has to be emptied, as the trap door arrangement is automatic in regard to resetting" (lines 20-24).
Date: June 23, 1914
Creator: Willard, Thomas A.

Load-Transferring Apparatus.

Description: Patent for load transferring apparatus, important for its innovations "applicable to the operation of unloading bulk material from boats or barges and of transferring said material to stationary bins or ships at sea" (lines 11-15).
Date: June 23, 1914
Creator: Hildebrand, Henry W.

Pump or Motor

Description: Patent for "certain improvements in that type of mechanism adapted for use in propelling or compressing fluids or in deriving power from the energy of a moving of expanding fluid...a type of device adapted for use as a pump a motor, a compressor or an engine..." (lines 8-14) including instructions and illustrations.
Date: June 23, 1914
Creator: Reaugh, Frank

Quilting-Frame.

Description: Patent for a quilting frame that can be operated by one person easily, as well as compacted to store in small storage areas, is portable and durable. The frame will also give cotton stabilization while working with a quilt. The quilting frame will also not need heavy maintenance.
Date: June 23, 1914
Creator: Wilkerson, Nannie C.

Telephone System.

Description: Patent for a new telephone system to split party lines connected to a main line to keep private or personal discussions between some of the parties, including instructions and illustrations.
Date: June 23, 1914
Creator: Tucker, Albert R.

Water Feeding Device

Description: Patent for "improvements in Water-Feeding Devices" (lines 5-6) to "adjust the rate of discharge of liquid...[and] whose adjusting means shall be capable of accurate regulation to vary the amount of liquid discharged in a given time" (lines 21-24) including illustrations.
Date: June 23, 1914
Creator: Walkup, John A. & Walkup, Charles W.

Attachment for Cultivators

Description: Patent for an improvement in attachments for cultivators, including illustrations.
Date: June 16, 1914
Creator: Leischner, Gotthilf

Carpenter's Square.

Description: Patent for a carpenter's square that uses an improved attachment "for laying off bevels at various angles" (lines 15-16).
Date: June 16, 1914
Creator: Buckland, Charles O.

Cotton-Chopper.

Description: Patent for a new cotton chopper allowing for continuous operation while raising or lowering the device and without requiring additional strain from draft animals during operation, including illustrations.
Date: June 16, 1914
Creator: Hickson, Aaron L.

DOOR-HANGER.

Description: Patent for improvements to the door hanger, specifically aimed at car doors, including illustrations.
Date: June 16, 1914
Creator: Mason, Charles O.

Dry-Cleaning Machine.

Description: Patent for a dry cleaning machine that cleans using gasoline. The invention reduces the amount of gasoline used; keeps the gasoline clean while in use; provides easy placement and access of garments in the drum while in motion; improves the construction of the drum and its rubbing action on the garments; and supplies moisture to the machine to prevent the gasoline from igniting.
Date: June 16, 1914
Creator: White, Edward Young