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Clothes-Pin

Description: Patent for new and useful improvement to clothes pins to automatically lock themselves against accidental disengagement from the clothes line.
Date: April 22, 1913
Creator: Ingersoll, Charles J.
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Sealing Device.

Description: Patent for improvements in the design of devices used for sealing car doors, including illustrations and a description. The device is designed in such a way that the seal may not be removed in the locked position without breaking the door, thus preventing theft.
Date: July 1, 1913
Creator: Fox, Charles E.
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Garbage-Receptacle

Description: Patent for garbage receptacle that exhibits a hinged lid (attached to pail), enabling one to securely open and close the receptacle at will.
Date: May 3, 1913
Creator: Lubbock, William L.
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Automobile Body.

Description: Patent for an automobile body that is designed for people who enjoy doing outdoor activities. Compares this design to the current design of what is called "touring cars."
Date: April 15, 1913
Creator: Saxon, Frank
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Tie-Plate.

Description: Patent for Tie-Plate, which is an improvement on rail ties for railroad use. The Tie-Plate is a "single piece of material", providing a "rail supporting surface" (pg. 2, lines 13-17). Ribbing in the plate, allow for adjustable height to support the rails and a seat for the spikes.
Date: April 22, 1913
Creator: Clarke, Marcus S. & Adreon, Edward L., Jr.
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Drill

Description: Patent for a new drill that is used for pipes in wells, including illustrations.
Date: April 1, 1913
Creator: O'Brien, Robert P.
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Well-Screen.

Description: Patent for improvements in the construction of well-screens in order to increase efficiency and prevent clogs using a "cheap and durable construction" (lines 11-12) that includes illustrations and a description.
Date: May 27, 1913
Creator: Layne, Mahlon, E.
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Resilient Wheel

Description: Patent for a new and improved resilient wheels designed with a very simple, durable, and efficient construction to eliminate cushion or pneumatic tires to obtain desired resiliency and are intended to be used on trucks or other heavy vehicles.
Date: March 11, 1913
Creator: Hughes, Robert J.
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Aeroplane.

Description: Patent for an improved rotary airplane engine patterned after the Gnome type with extra blades attached to the engine cylinders.
Date: March 25, 1913
Creator: Decker, Harry R.
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Carbureter-Regulating Mechanism.

Description: Patent for improvements in carbureter-regulating mechanism by "automatically regulate the air and fuel valve of a carbureter, according to the speed of the engine and the load being carried thereby" (lines 12-15, p.1.) Illustration is included.
Date: October 21, 1913
Creator: Carpenter, John C.
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Concrete Construction

Description: Patent for improved concrete construction methods for creating buildings made of or with concrete. These improvements include lighter walls with an air space that prevents dampening.
Date: September 12, 1913
Creator: Howard, Frances H.
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Mineral-Prospecting Apparatus.

Description: Patent for an "apparatus for drilling and obtaining samples or specimens of minerals" (lines 12-13), and obtaining accurate samples of ores in situations where they would otherwise be washed away by water or broken apart. The patent includes illustrations.
Date: August 26, 1913
Creator: Andrews, Benjamin
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Display-Board

Description: Patent for electronic baseball display board. Including instructions and illustrations.
Date: September 30, 1913
Creator: Detrick, Harry
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Pump

Description: Patent for a pump. This invention is designed to improvement pumps, by addition of a dish-like deflector within the water box that forces water down into the well preventing leakage around the pump head.
Date: November 11, 1912
Creator: Dubuque, Arthur A. & Voight, Phillip H.
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