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Garbage-Can

Description: Patent for a garbage receptacle, water proof in nature, to be used in outside places. A removable container allows for the prevention of tampering and a foot operated mechanism allows it to be efficient to utilize.
Date: April 13, 1915
Creator: Jones, John A.
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Catamenial Applicance

Description: Patent for a catamenial appliance that can be worn like an apron. In conjunction with a "napkin the device can prevent outer garments from stains during or prior to menstruation" (p. 1, lines 10-15)
Date: December 29, 1914
Creator: Myers, Jennie C.
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Lock-Joint Rail.

Description: Patent for a lockable joint for connecting segments of a railway track. The joint is resistant to breakages due to the passage of trains but allows for the replacement of worn track.
Date: May 5, 1914
Creator: Swindler, Edgar L.
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Tire Tightener or Expander

Description: Patent for a device aimed to provide a pair of plates, one disposed adjacent each severed end of a felly of a wheel, and provided with a right and left threaded member having threaded connections with said plates, so that they may be separated, for expanding the felly tight against the tire.
Date: March 30, 1915
Creator: Lawrenson, Judge Peck & Hastings, Charles
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Improvement to Fire-Box for Boilers

Description: Patent for the improvement of fire-boxes for broilers by reducing the draft and “causing a more complete mixture of the fuel and air and consequently a more thorough combustion of the fuel” (lines 13-16). Instructions and illustration included.
Date: February 9, 1915
Creator: Shaw, Carl C.
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Wire-Stretcher.

Description: Patent for a wire stretcher, which can stretch and hold a wire for a fence until it is securely fastened to the fence post and is easy to operate.
Date: November 3, 1908
Creator: Dobbs, John & Welborn, William P.
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Cultivator

Description: Patent for a cultivator. This invention consists of a plurality of spring teeth or blades. Illustration included.
Date: February 26, 1907
Creator: Omberg, Niles E.
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Nut-Lock.

Description: Patent for a combined nut lock and washer for use on railroad track joints.
Date: August 3, 1909
Creator: Garner, William R.
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Oil-Burner

Description: Patent for improvement in oil burners. This device allows oil to be mixed with air to allow the substance to burn more effectively.
Date: January 30, 1912
Creator: Kunkel, Albert R.
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Car-Seat.

Description: Patent for certain new and useful improvements in car seats, including instructions and illustrations.
Date: February 27, 1900
Creator: Meier, Hermann
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