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Trolley-Wire Crossing.

Description: Patent for "a trolley-wire crossing in which the bottom part of the cross on which the trolley runs is on a level with the trolley-wire, whereby all hindrances to the trolley are prevented." (Lines 13-17) Includes instructions and illustrations.
Date: December 3, 1895
Creator: Kinney, John C.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Plow.

Description: Patent for a sulky-plow with adjustable front and rear ground-wheels that control the depth at which the ground is plowed.
Date: December 24, 1895
Creator: Gupton, Kindred
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Drawer.

Description: Patent for "drawers, and the object of the same is to provide an improved attachment, whereby the ends of the drawer must move in unison and thus avoid wedging of the drawer, which often occurs when it is moved inward and outward, and a further object is to provide a tension mechanism for the said-drawer controlling device, whereby when the drawer is unlocked there will be sufficient tension upon the same to force it open, and further when the drawer is pulled outward too far the said tension device will exert an inward pull thereon and thus prevent the unconscious entire withdrawal of the drawer from the bureau-case or other article of furniture or device to which it belongs." (Lines 12-27) Includes instructions and illustrations.
Date: December 31, 1895
Creator: Matthews, James T.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Faucet and Attachments Therefor.

Description: Patent for "an improved faucet, and attachment, for use in drawing beer, or any other liquid with which it is desirable to prevent the contact of air within the keg." (Lines 8-11) Includes instructions and illustrations.
Date: February 19, 1895
Creator: Wright, Joseph Earl & Grover, Edwin A.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Mail-Bag Catcher and Deliverer.

Description: Patent for "a device capable of catching or transferring mail bags from a mail bag hanger to the mail car while the car is in motion, the device also acting to deliver a mail bag at the same station, if necessary, one operation in no manner interfering with the other." (Lines 8-14) Includes instructions and illustrations.
Date: March 5, 1895
Creator: Sliger, Charles F.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Telephone.

Description: Patent for "a single and effectual magneto telephone bot in receiving and transmitting and improving on [the inventor's] Patent No. 529,203" (lines 14-17).
Date: April 2, 1895
Creator: Serdinko, John
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Artificial Teeth.

Description: Patent for the lower set of artificial teeth, "and aims to provide retainers and combine them with the plate, so as to hold the denture in place against accidental displacement during the process of articulation, prehension, mastication, and deglutition" (lines 10-15). This invention "provides retainers which fill a vacuum in the mouth never heretofore utilized in the construction of artificial teeth and which form a rest for the muscles in their contraction incident to the movements of the jaws, and these retainers render a lower set of artificial teeth s comfortable and serviceable as if they were natural" (lines 22-29).
Date: September 17, 1895
Creator: Johnston, George A. & Carroll, Houston M.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Autographic Register.

Description: Patent for an autographic register that provides "improved means for guiding, stamping, cutting, and filling a record-bill and discharging original and duplicate bills; [provides] improved means for guiding the strips of paper and holding the carbon or duplicating paper in operative position; furthermore, [provides] improved means for operating the several parts of the mechanism to insure accuracy and facilitate the subsequent permanent filing of the record-bills" (lines 9-19).
Date: September 17, 1895
Creator: Norcross, George A.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Device for Placing Torpedoes.

Description: Patent for "a device especially adapted for placing torpedoes on railroad tracks and at the same time fixing the torpedo in position, the work being accomplished in a simple and expeditious manner while the train is in motion, whereby one train following another may be signaled without stopping the first train, thus preventing rear end collisions." (Lines 7-15) Includes instructions and illustrations.
Date: April 23, 1895
Creator: Seamands, James D.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Nut-Lock.

Description: Patent for a simple, inexpensive, and efficient improved nut-lock that "securely lock[s] a nut against accidental rotation, and adapted to be readily applied to single nuts having either right or left hand threads" (lines 12-15). The invention also is easily screwed and unscrewed without being damaged.
Date: June 18, 1895
Creator: Comminge, Frank
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Dental-Care Attachment.

Description: Patent for a dental-chair attachment mean to support a table to hold instruments, a waste-bowl, a lamp, glasses, and other things a dentist might need. The attachment can easily be separated and adjusted.
Date: July 2, 1895
Creator: Mayes, Robert Martin
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Coin Assorter and Deliverer.

Description: Patent for an improved coin assorter and deliverer that automatically makes change. It has a glass window in the back and a slot in the top where an operator can insert coins, where the machine sorts them.
Date: April 9, 1895
Creator: Reynolds, Stephen D.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department