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Drag-Harrow.

Description: Patent for an improved drag harrow for plowing soil. "The primary objective of the invention is to provide a soil pulverizer in which a rotary grinding action is produced by the drawing of the apparatus across the soil" (lines 10-13).
Date: May 19, 1914
Creator: Kramer, Frank.
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Sink

Description: Patent for a sink with adequate drainage and connection with a water supply. Can be used with soda fountains etc. Illustrations included.
Date: March 17, 1914
Creator: Gardner, Jesse
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Coffee Parcher

Description: Patent for new and useful improvements in coffee parchers. Easily used on a range which is also simple and durable. Illustrations included.
Date: May 12, 1914
Creator: McCall, Daniel
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Railroad-Tie.

Description: Patent for a new railroad tie constructed of concrete material with detachable internal reinforcements used to support the rail fastening system, with illustrations.
Date: March 31, 1914
Creator: Baca, August
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Hook

Description: Patent for a self releasing log hook to rapidly move logs from one location to another. It provides simplicity in structure, effectiveness in operation and inexpensiveness in manufacture.
Date: January 9, 1912
Creator: Knox, Hiram
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Subsoil Attachment for Plows.

Description: Patent for a subsoil attachment for plows in which the attachment can be “held fixedly relative to the plow so as to be maintained constantly at the desired depth without pushing upwardly under the resistance offered by the soil. This attachment can also be adjusted easily to plow to the desired depths.” (P. 1, lines 15-22.) Illustration is included.
Date: October 14, 1913
Creator: Mathis, William R.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Evaporative Cooler.

Description: Patent for an evaporative cooler/refrigerator that is cooled by the evaporation of water with ventilating tubes to maintain the air condition in shelves. Water is adapted to move through a "cloth, flowing downwardly therethrough and being evaporated therefrom to thereby effectually cool the articles disposed within the refrigerator" (lines 28-31). This patent includes illustrations
Date: March 10, 1914
Creator: Henderson, Thomas A.
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Gas Producer

Description: Patent for a new invention of a "reverse draft gas producer in which a clean and pure dry gas can be obtained from lignite or low grade fuel, and especially adapted for use in connection with explosive engines" (lines 11-14).
Date: May 26, 1914
Creator: Guggolz, John F.
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.
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Windmill

Description: Patent for a new and improved windmill rotor, including illustrations.
Date: June 16, 1914
Creator: Smith, James B.
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Gate

Description: Patent for gates "suspended on rollers and mounted on a track."
Date: May 5, 1914
Creator: Butler, Joseph F.
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Cultivator Attachment

Description: Patent for a cultivator attachment. "The principal object of the invention is to provide a simple harrowing attachment for the cultivator shovels, so that the soil can be pulverized immediately succeeding the lifting thereof by the cultivator shovel."
Date: May 19, 1914
Creator: Hafer, Albert L.
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.
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Safety Railroad Appliance

Description: Patent for a railroad safety appliance, which "may be readily installed in connection with the air brake system of a train and be automatically operated to bleed the air line and effect the applying of the brakes in the event of displacement of the brake beam and thereby avoid possible displacement of the car."
Date: May 26, 1914
Creator: Kush, John, Jr.
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Straightening-Machine

Description: Patent for an improved straightening machine to "straighten pipes, rails, and allied structures in an expeditious manner."
Date: May 12, 1914
Creator: Boykin, Burwell, Jr.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Rail-Joint.

Description: Patent for the "improvements in rail joints, the object being to so construct and arrange the meeting ends of two railway rails as to provide interlocking members..." (lines 8-12). The patent includes specifications and illustrations.
Date: April 14, 1914
Creator: Evans, James B., Sr.
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Rotary Engine.

Description: Patent for a new rotary engine containing a steam chest to hold fluid which flows into an exhaust chamber to reduce back pressure.
Date: May 19, 1914
Creator: Rhoades, Charles A.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Beet Puller and Topper.

Description: Patent for a new machine to pull beets from the ground as moving chains cut off the leaves and deposit the beets into a bend.
Date: April 28, 1914
Creator: Olson, David
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Hobble-Arch for Cultivators.

Description: Patent for a new hobble arch that laterally adjusts shovel beams of cultivators without stripping shaft threads.
Date: April 28, 1914
Creator: Rutledge, Robert P.; Boland, Randsome G. & Devault, John A.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Pipe-Wrench.

Description: Patent for an economical pipe wrench that is easily adjustable using a pivoting, movable jaw to fit pipes of varying sizes.
Date: May 5, 1914
Creator: Adams, Benjamin F.
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Pipe-Tongs.

Description: Patent for improvement upon the use of chain tongs. The invention "permits the application of a very strong rotative force" (lines 11-12), "produce rotation of a pipe in either direction" (lines 17-18), and "provides a chain tong which will not crush the pipe..." (lines 22-23).
Date: May 12, 1914
Creator: McLeod, Rueben A., of Electra, Texas.
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