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Meter for Type-Writers.

Description: Patent for the meter of the type-writer. It is to improve the meter of the type-writer. The meter enhances the mechanics of the inside of the typewriter, in particular how the push of a certain key reacts to another.
Date: October 27, 1914
Creator: Winters, W.B.

Design for a Tire For Vehicle-Wheels.

Description: Design patent for a tire for vehicle-wheels with a primary feature of longitudinal grooves and having short transverse grooves arranged at intervals and extending across the space between the longitudinal grooves.
Date: July 18, 1899
Creator: Kelly, Erastus Peter

Word-Meter For Type-Writers.

Description: Patent for various construction changes and improvements to current typewriters to make typewriting easier and more words to be typed.
Date: February 1, 1914
Creator: Winters, Warren B.

Plow Attachment.

Description: Patent for the ability to attach one or more plows simply and inexpensively so users can customize their plowing methods as needed.
Date: February 10, 1914
Creator: Welch, Drew O.

Cotton-Bale-Tie Antibuckler.

Description: Patent for a simple and efficient device intended to be used for the removal of cotton bale ties without destroying the bale.
Date: February 10, 1914
Creator: Meador, Lenerd E.

Folding Grain-Harvester Reel.

Description: Patent for making the arms of the folding reels of grain harvesters shiftable and creating a way to brace the arms and hold them in different positions.
Date: April 20, 1915
Creator: Buchanan, David E.

Window Shade, Curtain, and Drapery Hanger.

Description: Patent for a pair of adjustable and flexible bars and brackets to be modified with additional components (such as strips, screws, and nails) to accommodate any window or hangar length. The bars and brackets combination provide simple construction and removals of window shades, curtains, and drapes.
Date: March 9, 1915
Creator: Rawls, Theophilus M.

Transposition Device for Electric Lines.

Description: Patent for improving efficiency in transposing electric lines. Improvements include providing devices "which cannot be destroyed by bullets or rocks and other destructive agencies", providing devices "which will maintain the lines parallel with each other", and providing devices "so that no special tools will be necessary for linemen... only a pair of pliers."
Date: April 20, 1915
Creator: Neel, Guy W.

Cotton Chopper

Description: Patent for a cotton chopper. Illustrations included.
Date: October 17, 1905
Creator: Coldiron, George Gipson

Revolving Kitchen Cabinet

Description: Patent for a revolving kitchen cabinet. This invention is an adapted improvement to create economize space and save time in food preparation of food. Illustrations included.
Date: October 23, 1906
Creator: Clements, Rollings Alsobrook

Wire Stretcher

Description: Patent for wire stretcher. Illustration included.
Date: October 2, 1906
Creator: Neel, Randolph D.

Cotton or Drag Sack Protector.

Description: Patent for cotton or drag protectors used to protect the part of the sack that drags along the ground. This prevents the sack from wearing out.
Date: April 2, 1912
Creator: Elkins, Thomas M.


Description: Patent for "improvements in cook stoves or ranges; and the object of the invention is to provide a simple construction in which two oven-chambers are employed, arranged one above the other in the same vertical plane, and in which the draft and products of combustion are caused to circulate beneath, around one end, and above each of the oven-chambers to thoroughly heat the same." (lines 7-16).
Date: August 2, 1898
Creator: Turbeville, John B.


Description: Patent for improvements in railway ties, specifically railway ties in the "metallic" class. The ties in this class are affixed to the rails without the need for spikes.
Date: March 6, 1906
Creator: Rollins, William A.


Description: Patent for a wrench. Illustration included.
Date: November 6, 1906
Creator: Land, Henry Clay


Description: Patent for an oil burner, which attaches to a stove.
Date: November 8, 1910
Creator: Howze, James Montgomery

Chimney Holder

Description: Patent for chimney holder. This design is a "means for holding a chimney upon a burner of any kind for the purpose of preventing the accidental tilting of the chimney" (lines 11-13). Illustrations included.
Date: March 7, 1911
Creator: Elkins, Thomas M.


Description: Patent for certain new and useful improvements in washing machines.
Date: April 5, 1898
Creator: Turbeville, John B. & Higgs, Marion F.


Description: Patent for a pump that does not leak air when the piston is passed.
Date: December 26, 1911
Creator: Murray, Jasper


Description: Patent for a wheel straightener that can straighten wheels without removing the tires.
Date: September 24, 1912
Creator: Ray, Carry S.

Buggy-Top Retainer

Description: Patent for a buggy top retainer designed to keep the top of a buggy stable as it is driving over rough terrain. Illustrations included.
Date: June 23, 1908
Creator: Allison, Robert L.


Description: Patent for a new and improved lawn mower that "consists in the novel construction and arrangement of its parts." (lines 13-14), including description and illustrations.
Date: November 26, 1901
Creator: Stewart, Henry E. & Stewart, Luther F.

Saw-Oiling Device

Description: Patent for a hand saw blade oiling device built into the handle of the saw. By holding stops and pulling back on the pistons of the device on the saw handle, oil is released and forced into nozzles which deliver oil onto the blade.
Date: August 14, 1906
Creator: Stewart, Luther F.


Description: Patent for "planters of that type embodying a rotatable hopper which is carried by the supporting-wheels of the device" with an illustration.
Date: June 3, 1902
Creator: Walton, Jesse Moody