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Lid Mover for Ice Boxes, Refrigerators, and the Like.

Description: Patent for a lid mover for ice boxes, refrigerators, ice cream cabinets, etc., that allows the lid to move parallel to the top of the box or other device. The patent includes instructions and illustrations.
Date: September 8, 1914
Creator: White, Brown
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Car Fender.

Description: Patent for a car fender "adapted to be fitted to an extremity of a street car, and adapted to undergo an automatic swinging motion when an obstacle is encountered, which motion will tend to sweep the obstacle from the track of the car" (lines 10-15). The patent includes instructions and illustrations.
Date: August 25, 1914
Creator: Russell, William D.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Combined Point and Bolt for Belts.

Description: Patent for an invention provides means for securing bolts to elevator belts.
Date: October 27, 1914
Creator: Guffee, John A.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Friction Transmission-Gearing for Motor-Vehicles.

Description: Patent for an invention relates to a power transmitting gearing for motor vehicles, and more particularly to friction transmission gearing for verifying the speed and for reversing purpose.
Date: November 10, 1914
Creator: Lewis, Thomas E.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Plow.

Description: Patent for "heel sweeps" for plows, which are a construction of wings that that sweep the furrow on either side of the plow.
Date: January 5, 1915
Creator: Randolph, James W.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

World-Chronometer

Description: Patent for a globe set on top of a pedestal, where the globes rotates by clock work to instruct the user of the time for any given place on the globe. Sides of the pedestal also allow for advertising.
Date: December 29, 1914
Creator: Agnew, Walter F.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Land-Breaking Plow

Description: Patent for a plow that also includes rotary drums. The rotary drums carried "sub-soiling and breaking plows; and the object is to provide plows which can be used to break the land to any desirable depth in any kind of soil without turning over the soil."
Date: October 13, 1914
Creator: Reed, Arthur
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Apparatus for Manufacturing Carbureted Gas

Description: Patent for an apparatus that manufactures gas for illuminating and heat generating purposes, including instructions.
Date: May 15, 1911
Creator: Watkins, William J.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Piano-Action

Description: Patent for a new piano-action that will get rid of unwanted sounds and reduce the amount of cushioning needed. Other goals are to ensure that strings cannot not be prevented from vibrating, and that a certain sound can be made.
Date: March 17, 1914
Creator: Blessing, John T.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Pumping-Head.

Description: Patent for a pumping head involving two piston rods that are rigid and, if broken, can be replaced without harming the rest of the machine. The patent includes instructions and illustrations.
Date: November 17, 1914
Creator: Boicourt, John L.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Nutcracker

Description: Patent for improvements in nutcrackers that make it easier and safer to use, and more easily retrieve the contents of the nut. It is durable and can be manufactured at low cost.
Date: September 15, 1914
Creator: Dato, Edward
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

Automatic Fuse Plug

Description: Patent for "improvements in automatic fuse plugs" (lines 12-12). These are "adapted to be successively engaged by a swinging contact arm" (lines 16-17).
Date: May 19, 1914
Creator: Bowman, Levi M.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Silo.

Description: Patent for a new silo design made of hollow tiles "to provide dead-air spaces within the tile, for the purpose of preventing the rapid passing of heat or cold through the tile" (lines 13-16) including instructions and illustrations.
Date: August 11, 1914
Creator: Sellors, Edward M.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Safety Switch-Chain

Description: Patent for a safety chain "comprising a cuff and integral diverging lever-arms."
Date: May 5, 1914
Creator: Gerlach, Harry C.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Food-Mixer.

Description: Patent for a food-mixer for stock feed composed of various chutes and parts for the mixing of large quantities of food stuffs, including specifications and illustrations.
Date: May 5, 1914
Creator: Egan, Mathew M.
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.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Automatic Weighing-Machine.

Description: Patent for an automatic weighing machine.
Date: July 14, 1914
Creator: Ball, Andrew J.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Silo.

Description: Patent for a new, water-tight silo that can be easily assembled without skilled labor and can be set up anywhere, including illustrations.
Date: September 1, 1914
Creator: Brookshire, Samuel N.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Combined Milking Pail and Stool.

Description: Patent for a new milk pail and stool combination that can be wall-mounted for support.
Date: May 5, 1914
Creator: Rollins, George L.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Valve for explosive-engines.

Description: Patent for an improved valve for use in explosive engines which lists the movements of various parts in order to allow air and fuel to mix and explode.
Date: February 2, 1914
Creator: Ray, Albert J.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Valve

Description: Patent for valves which are of a better construction to prevent leakage.
Date: July 14, 1914
Creator: Bird, John M.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Bale-Tie.

Description: Patent for bale ties that "have the securing members permanently connected" (lines 12-13) and do not have projecting ends that could damage cotton bales or other fibrous materials.
Date: June 9, 1914
Creator: McFarland, Frank H.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Beveled-Rule-Molding Device

Description: Patent for improvements in matrices and devices which are similar to matrices that are used in linotype and intertype or line casting machines. These devices consist of a rule molding mechanism with a bar having the general contour of a matrix. A channel exists in one side with under cut edges. These objects can be operated by matrix molding devices for forming rules for printing purposes.
Date: May 12, 1914
Creator: Markwell, Andrew E.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department