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Incinerator.

Description: Patent for "an improved form of incinerator for burning garbage and other refuse, both solid and liquid, as well as the gases liberated therefrom, without the emission of smoke or noxious odors, or gases, and especially suitable for disposing of the refuse of military encampments, farms, hotels, houses, communities, etc., not provided with sewers" (lines 9-17), including instructions and illustrations.
Date: March 18, 1913
Creator: Charles, Oscar J.

Process of Refining Crude Cotton-Seed Oil

Description: Patent for improvements in the processes of refining crude cotton-seed oil which increases the yield of refined oil. Improved results are are obtained by "neutralizing the oil with an alkaline silicate and then treating the oil with a mixture of alkaline hydroxid and alkaline carbonate" (lines 28-31).
Date: March 18, 1913
Creator: Chisholm, Jesse C.

Automatic Gun Firing Mechanism.

Description: Patent for an automatic gun firing mechanism intended to protect gardens, orchards, and fields by scaring off birds and other animals that destroy crops through automatic discharge of a firearm at predetermined intervals.
Date: March 18, 1913
Creator: Steinocher, John

Life-Saving Device.

Description: Patent for a collapsible life-saving device that can be stored in little space on a ship or dock and unfolded quickly for use as a flotation device for several persons.
Date: March 18, 1913
Creator: Bradford, Thomas C.

Vehicle-Tire

Description: Patent for a bolt-free spring connection between a vehicle tires inner and outer rims, allowing for an air cushion between rims and improving overall performance of vehicle tires.
Date: September 18, 1917
Creator: Horne, Henry M. & Buford, John C.

Sleigh-Runner.

Description: Patent for sleigh runner that is easily attached or detached from a vehicle wheel. It is composed of a minimum number of parts and is inexpensive to manufacture. Includes instructions and illustrations.
Date: November 18, 1913
Creator: McGaughy, George C.

Nut-Lock.

Description: Patent for improvement in nuts-locks whereby a nut is coupled to a bolt by a washer with a pivoted tooth.
Date: September 18, 1917
Creator: Harris, Joseph A. & Howard, Arthur W.

Buggy-Axle

Description: Patent for a buggy-axle that has the hub of the wheel so arranged as to rotate with the stub axle of the device, holding the wheel in place.
Date: May 18, 1915
Creator: Elliott, Claude B. & Kurtz, Edward

Cultivator.

Description: Patent for a new "construct in which plow shanks may be easily and quickly secured by spring latches"(lines 106-108) and accompanying illustrations.
Date: November 18, 1913
Creator: Bonneau, John B. Jr.

Water-Heater.

Description: Patent for a portable water heater "in which a circulation of water may be had, whereby the same may become readily heated for use in a bath tub or other receptacle." (lines 12-15)
Date: November 18, 1913
Creator: Ramsey, Lee