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Remedial Appliance.

Description: Patent for a remedial appliance, intended to be worn as a bracelet or an "anklet," through which a person receives medication that he/she needs. Such an appliance is intended to improve treatment through facilitating the application of medication throughout the body.
Date: December 9, 1913
Creator: Quayle, Sidney
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Adjustable Window-Shade

Description: Patent for an adjustable window-shade that is more useful and can be "raised and lowered in its entirety" (lines 10-11) including instructions and illustration.
Date: December 5, 1916
Creator: Hayes, George Daniel
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Journal Lubricator

Description: Patent for a journal lubricator. This lubricator is specially designed for rail car axles journals. Illustration included.
Date: November 6, 1906
Creator: Peeple, John W.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Autographic Register.

Description: Patent for a device to register fares in situations where passengers pay to be transported from one location to another, specifically by train. The fare-collector needs a way to have accurate receipts as fares are collected. The invention is a "small portable ticket-holder and registering device (lines 38-39), that issues valid tickets "which will enable a conductor to keep a correct current amount of fares as received as well as a record of tickets sold and mileage traveled on same" (lines 41-45), and prevents dishonesty in fare-collectors.
Date: November 3, 1896
Creator: Bond, George D.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Harrow Attachent.

Description: Patent for a light, strong, and durable harrow attachment for plows or cultivators that has has harrow or cultivator teeth which can be securely fastened on the harrow-bar.
Date: June 26, 1894
Creator: Mills, Burette M.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Ventilator and Mirror-Protector.

Description: Patent for improvements in ventilators and mirror-protectors is to “arranging pendent streamers and a rotatable fan near a mirror that the means for actuating the fan will serve to agitate the streamers for the chasing of flies from the mirror and also ventilate and cool a room by the current of wind produced by the fan.” (Lines 9-15) Illustration is included.
Date: July 8, 1902
Creator: McBride, William C.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Thermostat.

Description: Patent for a thermostat that automatically regulates temperatures and is operated "in conjunction with an electric current or the like" (lines 12-13) including instructions and illustrations.
Date: April 28, 1914
Creator: Hinson, Robert E.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Motor Car Wheel

Description: Patent for a more durable and reliable wheel for automobiles, including instructions and illustrations.
Date: February 21, 1907
Creator: Lane, Luther L.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Ice-Cream Freezer

Description: Patent for an ice cream freezer that will have independent and removable receptacles that will freeze ice cream into various sizes and shapes in the form of sticks.
Date: January 2, 1912
Creator: Jameson, Roland Lee; Vaughan, H. W. & Bennett, J. H.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Engine-Muffler.

Description: Patent for improvements to engine muffler, including noise reduction without accompanying "back-pressure".
Date: September 19, 1911
Creator: Smoot, Lonnie C.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Baling-Press.

Description: Patent for improvements of patent no. 685838, dated November 5, 1901 by the same inventor George Daniel Hayes. The improvements included “the mounting of the plunger-operating lever, so as to insure a quick and positive disengagement thereof from the plunger-rod at the completion of the stroke and also to arrange for applying the power to the lever in such a manner as to obviate twisting thereof.” (Lines 14-19) Other improvements such as improved tension device for the plunger-operating lever, to provide the press with means whereby all of the bales may be formed of equal lengths and, means for preventing backward movement of the bales. Illustration is included.
Date: May 17, 1904
Creator: Hayes, George Daniel
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Baling-Press

Description: Patent for Baling-Press designed particularly as a further improvement of the press and eliminate the long operating lever. (lines 12-14).
Date: December 12, 1905
Creator: Hayes, George Daniel
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Steering-Gear for Traction-Engines

Description: Patent for improvements to a steering gear for traction engines by means of a steam-cylinder and a valve to control the steam flow, including illustrations.
Date: January 16, 1906
Creator: Cantelou, Peter Louie
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Vehicle Wheel.

Description: Patent for a wheel with an improved design that includes shock absorbing springs radiating from the hub, sectional tread for traction, and a metallic construction in place of a pneumatic tire for increased durability. Includes illustrations.
Date: March 10, 1911
Creator: Smoot, Lonnie C.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Combination-Heather.

Description: Patent for combination-heater in which it can be submerged directly in a body of water contained in any open-top vessel, such as a bath-hub, bucket or other receptacle for the purpose of raising the temperature of the water to a desired degree. (Lines 12-16) Illustration is included.
Date: March 24, 1903
Creator: Mansfield, Charles Augustus & Hayes, George Daniel
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Swing.

Description: Patent for a swing, particularly for children, that provides a foot rest that rises from the floor when a person sits down and includes a back that can be reclined. The particular design is also cheaper and easier to build.
Date: July 4, 1916
Creator: Shaw, John Copeland Miller
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Burial-Vault

Description: Patent for an air and moisture proof burial vault which can also expel gases. Illustrations included.
Date: January 3, 1911
Creator: Pepple, John W.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Improvement for Cotton Chopper

Description: Patent for improvement for cotton choppers “so that the operator may regulate the depth of cut, and may shift the cutting member forward or back” (lines 18-20). Instructions and illustration included.
Date: February 2, 1915
Creator: Finch, Arthur M.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Mail-Pouch-Transferring Apparatus.

Description: Patent for a mail pouch transferring apparatus for use on trains, which consists of a crane that can be used in the same position no matter which direction the train is going past it.
Date: December 7, 1909
Creator: Pepple, John W.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department