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Weed Killing Car.

Description: Patent for a weed killing car that runs on a railroad track. It distributes herbicide along the line of the railroad track.
Date: June 2, 1914
Creator: Ortan, Ingomar F.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Metal Wheel

Description: Patent for a wheel that would work well with automobiles and to improve how it is built and make them more workable with spokes.
Date: June 9, 1914
Creator: Simmons, Oliver George
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Dry-Cleaning Machine.

Description: Patent for a dry cleaning machine that cleans using gasoline. The invention reduces the amount of gasoline used; keeps the gasoline clean while in use; provides easy placement and access of garments in the drum while in motion; improves the construction of the drum and its rubbing action on the garments; and supplies moisture to the machine to prevent the gasoline from igniting.
Date: June 16, 1914
Creator: White, Edward Young
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Attachment for Cultivators

Description: Patent for an improvement in attachments for cultivators, including illustrations.
Date: June 16, 1914
Creator: Leischner, Gotthilf
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Hame-Fastener

Description: Patent for improvements to a hame-fastener, specifically related to an easily made, inexpensively produced locking mechanism, including illustration.
Date: June 30, 1914
Creator: Fowler, Alvah W.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Gasket or Washer

Description: Patent for "a gasket or washer adapted to be used upon garden hose, steam pipes, air brake hose, automobile hose, fire hose" (lines 9-11).
Date: June 16, 1914
Creator: Toepperwein, Ferdinand L.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Drill.

Description: Patent for
Date: June 30, 1914
Creator: Weathersby, Fred Richard
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Non-Refillable Bottle.

Description: Patent for a non-refillable bottle
Date: June 23, 1914
Creator: Red, John E.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Pump or Motor

Description: Patent for "certain improvements in that type of mechanism adapted for use in propelling or compressing fluids or in deriving power from the energy of a moving of expanding fluid...a type of device adapted for use as a pump a motor, a compressor or an engine..." (lines 8-14) including instructions and illustrations.
Date: June 23, 1914
Creator: Reaugh, Frank
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Cotton Seed Linter

Description: Patent for "improvements in cotton-seed linters" (Lines 5-6) for improving efficiency of "separating the the lint from motes and other dirt and trash" (lines 15-16) including illustrations.
Date: June 30, 1914
Creator: Vardell, Arthur A.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Quilting-Frame.

Description: Patent for a quilting frame that can be operated by one person easily, as well as compacted to store in small storage areas, is portable and durable. The frame will also give cotton stabilization while working with a quilt. The quilting frame will also not need heavy maintenance.
Date: June 23, 1914
Creator: Wilkerson, Nannie C.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Rail-Chair.

Description: Patent for improvement of rail-chairs that would prevent railroad rails from spreading out and allowing for a better connection by a system of rods. The rods would allow for a shorter distance between the middle of the rail chairs and the mechanism allows for better usability.
Date: June 30, 1914
Creator: Wheeler, Joseph L. & Jones, Thomas E.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Animal Trap.

Description: Patent for an improved and simplified trap where "a large number of rats can be caught in succession before the trap has to be emptied, as the trap door arrangement is automatic in regard to resetting" (lines 20-24).
Date: June 23, 1914
Creator: Willard, Thomas A.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Hydrogenating Oils, Fats, and Fatty Acids, &c.

Description: Patent for improvements made to a hydrogenator of saturated oils, including illustrations.
Date: June 23, 1914
Creator: Humphreys, Jerome N.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Feeding Mechanism For Printing Press

Description: Patent for "an improved mechanism whereby the paper or other material is automatically fed to the press in web or continuous form and automatically cut off in the desired lengths as it passes from the feeding mechanism" (lines 23-26).
Date: June 2, 1914
Creator: Prescott, Sitwell
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Rail Tie Plate

Description: Patent for "a rail tie plate with a horizontally extending member which will slidably support a switch point and hold the same in proper relation to the main rail and thus prevent the jouncing of the switch point (lines 14-18).
Date: June 16, 1914
Creator: Morrison, Oscar P.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Windmill

Description: Patent for a new and improved windmill rotor, including illustrations.
Date: June 16, 1914
Creator: Smith, James B.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Engine-Starter

Description: Patent for an engine starter "operated by compressed air and which may be brought into operative connection with the fly wheel of the engine to be started, whereby said fly wheel is rotated."
Date: June 2, 1914
Creator: Fruehbeck, Edgar F.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Latch

Description: Patent for a "latch of strong and durable construction, designed principally for use in connection with the end gate fastener."
Date: June 9, 1914
Creator: Nichols, George Thomas
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Topping Device for Sugar-Beets.

Description: Patent for a machine to remove the tops of beets while they are still in the ground "without packing or injuring the beets and without removing more or less than the exact portion required" (lines 15-18).
Date: June 30, 1914
Creator: Sutton, Frank R.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Folding Bow for Vehicle Tops

Description: Patent for "improvements in folding bows for vehicle-tops...for removably mounting the top upon the body of the vehicle" (lines 5-22) including illustrations.
Date: June 30, 1914
Creator: Bright, James H.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

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.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Disappearing Coffin Panel

Description: Patent for improvements to disappearing coffin panels. This invention allows coffin interiors to be inspected without taking the coffin lid off. These disappearing coffin lids will not change the ornamental appearance of the coffin lid.
Date: June 9, 1914
Creator: Fisher, Alfred
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Valve Mechanism For Steam Engines

Description: Patent for useful improvements to the valve mechanism for steam engines. The invention allows an improved means for actuating the slide valve without the use of eccentrics. The valve can also be operated into closed positions at various degrees, and also to reverse the direction of travel of the valve.
Date: June 9, 1914
Creator: Wright, Ed W.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department