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Printer's Galley.

Description: Patent for an "invention to dispense with the usual quoins for locking up the printed matter in a galley and to provide in lieu thereof an adjustable lock-up device of novel construction." (Lines 14-18) Includes instructions and illustrations.
Date: February 11, 1896
Creator: Denison, Frank L.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Log-Car Attachment.

Description: Patent for "an improvement in log-car attachments, and has for its object to provide, in connection with the bolsters or bunks thereof, adjustable pins or standards for engaging the lower tier of logs and preventing their escape." (Lines 8-13) Includes instructions and illustrations.
Date: February 11, 1896
Creator: Johnson, Benjamin W.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Railroad-Tie.

Description: Patent for railroad-ties, and "the special object of the invention is to make a railroad cross-tie of metal, built up firmly and secured to the rails without screws, bolts, rivers, cushions or other appurtenances." (Lines 14-17) Includes instructions and illustrations.
Date: February 11, 1896
Creator: Noonan, Philip
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Bottle-Stopper.

Description: Patent for "a bottle-stopper which shall not require any wire, cap or clamp for holding it and which shall by reason of its form and of the materials of which it is composed afford a tight joint or seal under all circumstances." (Lines 13-17) Includes instructions and illustrations.
Date: February 11, 1896
Creator: Davis, Clifton H.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Bicycle-Holder.

Description: Patent for a bicycle-holder that holds the bicycle upright. It consists of "a pair of plates clamped upon a portion of the frame of a bicycle, two pairs of ears formed integral with and depending from said plates, one pair of ears being formed convcavo-convex to form a socket between them and constructed with semicircular notches in their lower edges, a rod having a ball or spherical body on its upper end that is located and held for movement in the so formed socket, a lug formed integral with the lower end of one of the remaining pair of ears, and an arm pivoted between said remaining pair of ears, said arm having a bifurcated lower end that engages the rim or tire of the front wheel of the bicycle" (lines 40-54).
Date: February 11, 1896
Creator: McKanna, John J.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Car-Replacer.

Description: Patent for "car-replacers or wrecking-frogs employed for guiding the wheels of a derailed car or locomotive to the rails." (Lines 7-10) Includes instructions and illustrations.
Date: February 11, 1896
Creator: Hawkins, Robert B.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Washing-Machine.

Description: Patent for "washing-machines and seeks to provide, among other improvements, a novel construction of casing and gear framing or support, an improvement in the clothes-receptacle and the devices for securing a circulation of water and steam through the clothes." (Lines 8-14) Includes instructions and illustrations.
Date: February 11, 1896
Creator: Walters, Loren B. & Cadwalader, Kinsey
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Gas-Generator.

Description: Patent for an apparatus for generating gas from light hydrocarbons. Includes instructions and illustrations.
Date: February 11, 1896
Creator: Vestal, William B. & Ray, Samuel W.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Stirrup.

Description: Patent for a saddle-stirrup with springs on the bottom and a spring-catch on the top.
Date: August 11, 1896
Creator: Long, Francis F.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Car-Replacer.

Description: Patent for a car-replacer that has a stronger construction and is more efficient than other car-replacers. It has two skids, one on each side of the rail, the inside skid meant to deflect car-wheels to the rail, and the outside skid meant to slu "the truck in line with the track, and at the same time cause the wheels to be forced sideways on the rails" (lines 27-29).
Date: August 11, 1896
Creator: Ragan, John
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Churn.

Description: Patent for an apparatus for operating churns and ice-cream freezers. To operate, one turns a handle, and through a series of gears, pulleys, and wheels, the cream is stirred. The churn container rotates and sits in a frame where the apparatus is fixed above it.
Date: August 11, 1896
Creator: Martin, James W.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Water Elevator and Carrier.

Description: Patent for a water elevator and carrier that is designed to quickly and efficiently transport water from a well, spring, or cistern to the operator. A bucket can be quickly transported to the well, spring, or cistern and be filled also.
Date: August 11, 1896
Creator: Wilkerson, Thomas D.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Coach and Car Step.

Description: Patent for an attached coach and car step "to render it unnecessary to carry stools or stepping-boxes, as are now used to facilitate passengers to get on or off the car or coach from an extra height between the ground or depot-floor and the main bottom tread of the step, thus avoiding dangerous and fatal results from overturning of stools and boxes." (Lines 14-21) Includes instructions and illustrations.
Date: August 11, 1896
Creator: Taylor, Frederick A.; Farrell, Patrick W. & Quebe, Wesley S.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Process of Hardening Bitminuous Substances.

Description: Patent for "a process for hardening or partly solidifying to any required degree substances such as liquid or viscid bitumens, tars, or asphaltums, either natural or artificial" (lines 8-12). It hardens bitumens without evaporating oils and leaves them solid when cooled.
Date: August 11, 1896
Creator: Dumble, Edwin Theodore
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Axle-Skein.

Description: Patent for an axle-skein. Its purpose is "to improve the construction of axle-skeins, to increase their strength and durability, and to decrease the wear of the same at the bottom thereof" (lines 10-14).
Date: August 11, 1896
Creator: Finley, Robert L.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Transplanter.

Description: Patent for a machine that transplants small plants while avoiding "clogging of the mud in soft soil" (line 20). It has a cylindrical cutter and a cylindrical plunger that fits just inside it. The plunger is usually away from the base of the cutter, and an adjustable rod extends from the plunger.
Date: August 11, 1896
Creator: Harris, Hiram S.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Churn.

Description: Patent for a churn that can be easily disassembled and cleaned easily. The churn is a circular chamber with a tube in its center. The tube has a fan around it at the top of the chamber, and the air goes through the fan, is sucked into the tube, and is released at the bottom of the chamber in order to agitate the cream.
Date: August 11, 1896
Creator: Walker, Ben, Jr.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Crate for Shipping Bananas.

Description: Patent for a crate for shipping bananas that does not hurt the fruit during shipping. The crate separates the bunches so the bananas do not get crushed, and the crate is ventilated to prevent decay.
Date: August 11, 1896
Creator: Andrews, Otis
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Log-Loader.

Description: Patent for improvements in a machine that hauls logs and loads them on railways, based on a patent application submitted by the inventor previously (serial no. 563,242). A swinging crane loads and unloads the logs.
Date: August 11, 1896
Creator: Fletcher, William A.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Design for Overalls.

Description: Patent for a design for a pair of overalls that has a lengthened apron over the pant legs. This apron is fastened from its center down to its crotch.
Date: August 11, 1896
Creator: Lightner, Charles Eugene
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department