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Automatic Siphon

Description: Patent for an automatic siphon. This invention is intended to for the purpose of draining cellars and basements. Illustration included.
Date: September 25, 1906
Creator: Ackley, George D.
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Water-Closet Cistern.

Description: Patent for improvements in water closet cisterns: "which are normally empty to prevent freezing and which are only filled just before the flush is desired" (lines 14-16).
Date: September 7, 1897
Creator: Ackley, George D.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Railway-Track Lifting-Jack

Description: Patent for "an improved device of this character which is designed for heavy work, as in railway service, and at the same time to have the device comparatively light in weight in order that it may be conveniently carried from place to place" (lines 10-15).
Date: September 3, 1901
Creator: Bentley, George Francis
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Metal Packing-Case for Food Products.

Description: Patent for "a new and useful packing-case for food products" (lines 13-14), particularly for cured meats. It protects "against flies, souring, shrinking, &c., than the ordinary forms of packing" (lines 20-21). It is made from metal, stamped into a packing-case.
Date: September 15, 1896
Creator: Blanke, Louis H.
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Wrench

Description: Patent for a wrench. Illustration included.
Date: September 24, 1907
Creator: Boaz, Emery Hatcher
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Rotary Engine.

Description: Patent for improvements in rotary engines by proving “a reversible rotary steam-engine in which friction shall be reduced to as small an extent as consistent with suitable packing of the joints, the pressure on the piston-wings be practically balanced, and compensation made for wear” (lines 11-16). Illustration is included.
Date: September 29, 1891
Creator: Bretherton, Montague James
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Silo.

Description: Patent for a new, water-tight silo that can be easily assembled without skilled labor and can be set up anywhere, including illustrations.
Date: September 1, 1914
Creator: Brookshire, Samuel N.
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PACKING-RING FOR PISTON-RODS.

Description: Patent for a packing ring that will go on conveniently and will create an effective packing without putting wear on the piston.
Date: September 2, 1913
Creator: Bryant, Clarence Ross
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Center and Other Tables.

Description: Patent for a new and improved table. This design consists "[i]n a table, stool, or other like article of furniture, the combination, with a slotted standard and rods extending across the slots, of the legs having dowel-pins entering holes in the under side of the table-top, and cam-shaped hooks connected to the legs and engaging with the slots and rods of the standard" (lines 73-79).
Date: September 15, 1885
Creator: Burroughs, William Thomas
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Cotton-Chopper.

Description: Patent for a cotton chopper with an adjustable disk.
Date: September 5, 1911
Creator: Burton, Walter C.
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Freight And Grain Car

Description: Patent for "freight-car which shall be simple, strong, durable, and comparatively inexpensive in construction, and which shall, by virtue of its attachments, be capable of instant transformation from a car for transporting grain, cereals, and similar loose substances in bulk toa car for transporting miscellaneous dead freight" (lines 17-24).
Date: September 6, 1892
Creator: Butz, John F.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Nutcracker

Description: Patent for improvements in nutcrackers that make it easier and safer to use, and more easily retrieve the contents of the nut. It is durable and can be manufactured at low cost.
Date: September 15, 1914
Creator: Dato, Edward
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Feed-Trough

Description: Patent for a feed trough for chickens and other small animals.
Date: September 24, 1912
Creator: Davis, James H.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Safety-Catch for Breastpins, &c.

Description: Patent for a safety catch for breast pins, brooches, and other jewelry, that, while easy to easy to use, will not come lose during normal wear. It uses a rigid guard and spring to hold the tongue of the pin in place until released with a lever.
Date: September 19, 1911
Creator: Ferruggiari, Cesar
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Pump-Controlling Switch.

Description: Patent for a pump controlling electric switch that automatically turns on the pump when water covers it and turns off the switch when it is dry.
Date: September 26, 1911
Creator: Gamer, Charles
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Automobile-Radiator

Description: Patent for an automobile radiator which does not leak.
Date: September 27, 1910
Creator: Garrison, Fernando G.
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Rail-Joint.

Description: Patent for a durable, inexpensive rail component which bridges two rails and relieves strain and stressing caused by passing rail-cars. Furthermore, this component does not require existing rails to become obsolete.
Date: September 24, 1901
Creator: Gillen, John
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Coin-Controlled Slide

Description: Patent for a coin-controlled slide used for operating mechanical musical instruments and vending machines. Illustrations included.
Date: September 13, 1910
Creator: Hammond, Robert P.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Barrel-Washer.

Description: Patent for a machine that cleans barrels. It has "barrel-supporting rollers to rotate the barrel in contact with brushes" (lines 13-15), which are more durable than rollers made from rubber tires. The rollers also each have an inner portion, a detachable annular exterior, and an elastic ring around the outside. Brushes are attached on opposite sides of the barrel, held up by a frame.
Date: September 29, 1896
Creator: Herold, Charles
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Safety Spout for Lamps.

Description: Patent for a new and improved safety spout for lamps. This design is for an angled tube with a mouth to receive oil and a threaded end to screw onto an oil lamp. This allows for the lamp to be safely refilled while lit.
Date: September 27, 1881
Creator: Ingle, Ezra W.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Windmill-Gearing.

Description: Patent for a gearing for windmills, which provides "a more even and steady... stroke of the pump rod" (lines10-11).
Date: September 29, 1908
Creator: Keys, Milton
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Miner's Lamp.

Description: Patent for a new and improved miner's lamp. This design "may be attached to any wooden structure in the mine, to any crevice in the rock, or to the earthen wall of the mine, and when set upon any ledge or flat surface prevented from tipping over, and when attached to the hat or other garment of the miner kept from swinging or turning out of proper position; also, [it] provid[es] the lamp with a rod for adjusting the wick of the lamp for regulating the flame of the lamp" (lines 10-19).
Date: September 11, 1883
Creator: Lee, Charles A.
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Acetylene Gas Generator

Description: Patent for an acetylene gas generator. Illustration included.
Date: September 25, 1906
Creator: Little, Leander H.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Matrix-Molding Device

Description: Patent for improvements to matrix-molding devices, "and the object is to provide simple devices which are carried by the matrices or molding devices for forming rule retaining members which have angular grooves" (lines 14-17).
Date: September 12, 1913
Creator: Markwell, Andrew, E.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department