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Coat-Adjuster.

Description: Patent for a machine that holds a coat for a person and puts it on that person, thus avoiding the need to personally put on a coat. Pivoted arms hold on to the coat and clamps are connected to the arms which hold on to the coat.
Date: May 11, 1897
Creator: Spoon, William L.

Display-Rack.

Description: Patent for..." a rack for displaying cakes, crackers, nuts, dried fruits, and like commodities in whole or half boxes, so as to admit of access being readily had to the contents of the boxes or the boxes being quickly removed and replaced for any pur pose, and to devise a rack for the purposes aforesaid which will be compact and occupy a minimum amount of room compared with the display-surface and which provides for the adjustment of the brackets or supports so as to receive boxes of different size and make" (lines 8-20) with descriptions and illustrations.
Date: June 29, 1897
Creator: Jordan, George M.

Knee-Protector.

Description: Patent for leg protectors that have "a pad or reinforcement on the knees thereof, such as will afford a sufficient protection against injury by stones or other hard substances or irregularities on the surface of the ground or other place upon which the wearer is obliged to kneel." (Lines 16-21) Includes instructions and illustrations.
Date: August 24, 1897
Creator: Herbelin, Alfred

Cotton-Press.

Description: Patent for a cotton press with "a roller bed consisting of a plurality of rollers in conjunction with an overlying pressure roll or cylinder, between which and the roller-bed the bale is formed by winding up the bat, as it comes from the gin-condenser, in the form of a roll" (lines 15-20). The roll-bale is unique in this patent because of its core.
Date: March 23, 1897
Creator: Banister, Charles

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.

Machine for Sharpening Gin Saws

Description: Patent for a new and useful improvements in machines for sharpening gin-saws. This invention is to "provide an improved machine of the character described wherein the saws may be sharpened without removing them" (line 10-12).
Date: December 14, 1897
Creator: Bradley, James M.