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Cash-Register.

Description: Patent for a simple and inexpensive cash-register that is accurate and alerts the customer to the price. The operator must charge the correct amount for the purchase.
Date: September 25, 1894
Creator: Johnson, William W.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Car-Coupling.

Description: Patent for a simple and inexpensive automatically car-coupling that holds the link in a horizontal position that the operator does not need to guide the couplings by hand. It can also be uncoupled without going between the cars.
Date: November 13, 1894
Creator: Norcross, George A.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Telephone.

Description: Patent for a simple and effective magneto telephone with a newly designed apparatus that allows the telephone to better receive and transmit calls and "will receive its magnetism from the magnets of the magneto call" (lines 21-22).
Date: November 13, 1894
Creator: Serdinko, John
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Uterus-Battery.

Description: Patent for "a simple and compact electrical or galvanic device, adapted, when placed in the womb of a patient, to develop a mild electric action and thereby promote the flow of the menses and render the same regular and painless" (lines 16-19).
Date: May 22, 1894
Creator: Hinkley, Charles Samuel Whitney
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Road-Pavement.

Description: Patent for "an improvement in the construction of road pavements, and has for its objects to provide a novel, simple, and comparatively inexpensive method and means for the speedy and convenient construction of a road bed, which will be smooth, durable, easy to travel upon, be readily repaired, avoid becoming slippery, that will not cut into ruts but preserve its normal condition, that will shed water in a large degree but retain a proper amount of moisture, and be non-liable to displacement by the action of frost." (Lines 7-19) Includes instructions and illustrations.
Date: June 12, 1894
Creator: Bowen, George R.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Gas-Compressing Pump.

Description: Patent for a gas-compressing pump used in refrigeration and ice making. "The object of [the] invention is to reduce the height of a vertical machine, to facilitate access to the parts and relieve the foundation of strains; to reduce to a minimum the angularity of the connecting rod during the latter part of the stroke, and to improve various details of construction" (lines 19-25).
Date: December 4, 1894
Creator: Farnsworth, Thomas
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Paper-Folder.

Description: Patent for a rotary paper folder meant to fold newspapers as they come from the press in a web. The invention is simple, and cuts the paper into sheets of the desired length. Its folding attachment folds the paper in parallel columns, and the knives do not move in relation to the cylinders.
Date: January 23, 1894
Creator: Carr, Elijah W.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department