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Rail Bond.

Description: Patent for improved track circuit rail joints designed to withstand heavy usage and convey electrical currents between rails, including illustrations.
Date: August 30, 1898
Creator: Talley, William H.

Cotton-Elevator.

Description: Patent for improvement in cotton-elevators by providing means for the air-conduit and the cotton-conduit to communicate with the body of the elevator; and means for the air-conduit to communicate directly to the cotton conduit in order to effectively and uniformly distribute the cotton when fed to the gins. Thus preventing the cotton from being fed unevenly, which would clog and otherwise retard the action of the gins. (Lines 11-15) Illustration is included.
Date: January 9, 1900
Creator: Williams, George W.

Stenographer's Note - Book

Description: Patent for a new and useful Stenographer's Blank Book to "provide a connection for the covers whereby they may be automatically secured at the desired relative inclination without fastening the tape, cord, or ribbon forming the connection" (line 20 -24).
Date: November 2, 1897
Creator: Stuart, Benjamin F.

Trousers-Guard

Description: Patent for a metal guard worn around the ankle. The guard maintains the shape of the trousers when worn and keeps the material from coming in contact with the wearer's legs.
Date: July 1, 1902
Creator: Hardy, James H.

Motion-Transmitter

Description: Patent for a motion transmitter for wave motors, "the primary object of the invention being to produce motion-transmitting mechanism which will effect the conversion or translation of reciprocity motion into continuous rotary motion in the same direction."
Date: November 27, 1900
Creator: Walker, James Constant

Cotton-Valve.

Description: Patent for improvements in cotton-valve by providing a valve which may be used in connection with an elevator that carrying the cotton to the gins; to have two batteries or divisions, so that one division may be cut out while the other is in operation. (Lines 10-15) Illustration is included.
Date: October 2, 1900
Creator: Williams, George W.

Line-Lock Attachment for Type-Writing Machines.

Description: Patent for improvements in line-lock attachments for type-writing machines in which “it prevent the printing of one letter over another by effecting a locking of the key-levers when the carriage of the machine reaches the end of the line.” (Lines 26-29) Illustration is included.
Date: July 5, 1904
Creator: Parker, William A.

Motor.

Description: Patent for improving the “’multiple cylinder rotary engine’“ (lines 9-10) through "controlling devices" (line 24) that are both automatic and manual and help engine pistons function more effectively. This patent builds upon earlier patents regarding motor design by the inventor, and will connect to a generator concurrently patented by the inventor. Detailed explanations and illustrations included.
Date: April 1, 1902
Creator: Walker, James C.

Electric Signal System for Electric Cars

Description: Patent for signal systems for electric railways where wires arranged in connection with the signal lamps at the ends of the blocks and on the cars will be lit to signal caution. There will also be a signal within the car if another moving car in the opposite direction enters the same block.
Date: December 26, 1905
Creator: Adams, Edwin J.

Baling-Press

Description: Patent for improving the baling press in which a rectangular bale of hay is formed. Compared to the traditional press the lever movement is circular and continuous.
Date: January 2, 1906
Creator: White, Edgar Lee