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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.

Water Distributing Apparatus

Description: Patent for a water distributing apparatus. This inventions' design is for hot and cold water and used primarily in connection with heating or cooking stoves so as to utilize the heat furnished there in. Illustration included.
Date: May 21, 1907
Creator: Sanders, Henry M.

Scrip Holder.

Description: Patent for "a scrip holder, designed particularly for housing in a conveniently accessible manner the usual railroad scrip" (lines 8-11).
Date: July 14, 1914
Creator: Cleveland, George H.

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.


Description: Patent for the revolving hoe type of cotton chopper which allows steering to laterally adjust the hoe shaft, including instructions and illustrations. Addition features include breakable shanks to prevent the hoe from being damaged when hitting an obstruction, and for these parts to be durable and inexpensive to construct.
Date: May 5, 1914
Creator: Noblett, Adoniram J.


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.


Description: Patent for improvements to Fence-Posts, preferably made from metal, providing for simple construction and a means for holding wire, which is also of simple construction.
Date: April 7, 1914
Creator: Copeland, Walter G.

Evaporative Cooler.

Description: Patent for an evaporative cooler/refrigerator that is cooled by the evaporation of water with ventilating tubes to maintain the air condition in shelves. Water is adapted to move through a "cloth, flowing downwardly therethrough and being evaporated therefrom to thereby effectually cool the articles disposed within the refrigerator" (lines 28-31). This patent includes illustrations
Date: March 10, 1914
Creator: Henderson, Thomas A.


Description: Patent for pipe cutter. This is an improvement to the pipe cutter which already exists. A portion of the pipe "is removed. . . instead of the material being displaced and wedged apart without removing as is the case with the commonly used cutter." (Johnson)
Date: November 24, 1914
Creator: Johnson, Willie H.


Description: Patent for a nutcracker that can crack all kinds of nuts, with relatively little force, on appropriate surfaces like tables. The Patent includes instructions and illustrations.
Date: November 17, 1914
Creator: Fort, Foster W.