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Rail-Joint.

Description: Patent for rail joints that will remove the need for bolts to secure the chairs. The joints will also allow the chair to be removed from the rail without using tools.
Date: October 14, 1913
Creator: Ernest, Albert C.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Insect-Trap.

Description: Patent for an insect trap that entraps and kills insects that infest live plants or trees. This trap has a lantern to attract insects; the lantern is mounded in a pan that can be filled with liquid that injures and kills the insects.
Date: October 7, 1913
Creator: Cook, Katherine B.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Safety Car Net

Description: Patent for safety car-net to be attached to train freight-cars closing the space between adjacent cars and protecting train workers from falling.
Date: October 9, 1917
Creator: Matthews, Harrison C.
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Planter Attachment For Cultivators.

Description: Patent for a new and useful planter attachment for cultivators, including instructions and illustrations.
Date: October 24, 1899
Creator: Collier, Thomas
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Sweep Stock Attachment for Plows

Description: Patent for an "improved sweep-stock attachment for plows", so that a "sweep or shovel may be attached to a plow and operated at any desired angle." (lines 8-11)
Date: October 1, 1901
Creator: Ziecheck, John M.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Plow Attachment

Description: Patent for a plow attachment. Illustrations included.
Date: October 25, 1904
Creator: Smith Fletcher & Smith, Joe Vane
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Dental-Plate-Polishing Tool.

Description: Patent for a machine that dresses or reduces dental plates uniformly, and can dress dental plates to any thickness. It also can "provide permanently-exposed means for indicating the thickness to which the plate is being reduced" (lines 16-19). It will not puncture or weaken dental plates.
Date: October 13, 1896
Creator: Barnes, Preston B.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Combined Car Coupling and Bumper.

Description: Patent for a combined car coupling and bumper. It has a draw-head with a throat, mouth, recess, and coupling pin hole; the recess has a slot that opens into the front of the draw-head; a lock-block that fits in the slot; a pin-seat that receives the lock-block; a spiral spring that holds in the pin-seat; and a coupling pin in the pin seat and a link.
Date: October 2, 1894
Creator: Wallace, William
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Tongue Support.

Description: Patent for a new and improved tongue-support. This design "is to provide a simple and inexpensive tongue-support capable of being readily applied to any vehicle" (lines 9-12). It "consist[s] of the two wires provided intermediate their ends with coils and twisted together at opposite sides of the coils to provide the spring-arms" (lines 48-51).
Date: October 25, 1892
Creator: Johnson, William B.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Rein-Holder.

Description: Patent for improvement in rein-holders that are being used in carriages and wagons by using two horizontal jaws, one with a downwardly-projecting rear end and the other with a downwardly-projecting front end; the first jaw is secured to the side of the wagon and the second jaw is pivoted to the first jaw. This device will "hold the reins when the driver is absent and capable of being tripped by pressure of the driver’s foot" (lines 11-13). Illustration is included.
Date: October 6, 1891
Creator: Watson, Thomas H.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Pin-Fastener.

Description: Patent for pin fastener that safely allows for buttons, jewelry and other items to attached to clothes and not pierce the wearer.
Date: October 5, 1915
Creator: Towler, Mary E.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department