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Bridge-Truss.

Description: Patent for an invention, which relates to a new and useful truss, particularly intended for bridges but applicable also for use in various other structures.
Date: November 24, 1914
Creator: Beard, Eddie
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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

Permutation-Lock.

Description: Patent for a device of a permutation lock. One of its objects is to improve the permutation mechanism thereof and to provide novel means whereby the combination of the lock may be changed.
Date: November 17, 1914
Creator: Meepos, Max
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Scale

Description: Patent for a scale used to cut a precise amount of meat for customers from a larger piece of meat.
Date: October 6, 1914
Creator: Jones, Jack H.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Anti-Rail-Creeper Tie-Plate

Description: Patent for an improvement in Anti-Rail-Creeper Tie-Plates. This device was designed to prevent rails from wearing into the ties, "creeping longitudinally or moving laterally; also to prevent a rail from canting outwardly."
Date: September 29, 1914
Creator: McCombs, Oliver A.
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Apparatus for Making Lard Substitute

Description: Patent for an apparatus to produce a lard substitute from cotton seed oil. "An important object of this invention is to provide apparatus of the above mentioned character, which is simple in construction, cheap to manufacture, and continuous in operation."
Date: October 6, 1914
Creator: Chisholm, Jesse C.
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Gas-Burning Stove.

Description: Patent for an improved gas burning stove with a new design to better unite the oxygen in the air and the gas fuel.
Date: November 10, 1914
Creator: Ziegler, John C,
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Combination Tie and Rail-Joint

Description: Patent for improvement in the safety of tie and rail-joints. Improves the connection so that independent movement of the tie and rail is reduced.
Date: November 17, 1914
Creator: Knaus, John J.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Latch

Description: Patent for improvements to latches for swinging gates and doors and provide a method of opening the latch from either side of the gate.
Date: November 24, 1914
Creator: Hilder, Volny R.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Switch-Stand.

Description: Patent for switch stands improvement with the inclusion of a signal to notify the user when the switch operating mechanism is on (danger) or off (safety).
Date: December 8, 1914
Creator: Philips, Smith F.
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Farm-Gate.

Description: Patent for improvements to pivoted farm gates to open and close the gate at a distance.
Date: November 24, 1914
Creator: Hancock, Ferdinand M.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Lubricator

Description: Patent for "lubricators adapted to be used in journal boxes of card, in shaft bearings, and at any other point...to provide a lubricator which will adjust itself automatically to the member to be lubricated and which includes wiping means for removing surplus" (lines 7-10 & 15-18).
Date: December 15, 1914
Creator: Maness, William C.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Fuel-Supply System and Starter for Explosive-Engines.

Description: Patent for "improvements in the fuel supply system for explosive engines." (Lines 9-10). Improvements include, utilization of the heat of exhaust gases to vaporize liquid fuel, so that the carburetor and other devices are not necessary.
Date: December 15, 1914
Creator: Lowry, Benjamin F.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Garment.

Description: Patent for improvements for garments similar to trousers and overalls. Improvements include provision of fastenings that allow for the adjustment of the waistband.
Date: December 15, 1914
Creator: Mathias, Albert
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

Railroad-Trestle.

Description: Patent for improvements to current railroad trestles, in particular the truss work and supported structure. Improvements include ease of build and repair and a more practice and substantial design.
Date: December 8, 1914
Creator: Teters, Paul Albert
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

Hinged Connection

Description: Patent for a simply designed, durable, and inexpensively produced hinged connection between any swinging item (i.e., door) and non-swinging item (i.e., door jam).
Date: April 13, 1915
Creator: Coleman, Paul H.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Garbage-Can

Description: Patent for a garbage receptacle, water proof in nature, to be used in outside places. A removable container allows for the prevention of tampering and a foot operated mechanism allows it to be efficient to utilize.
Date: April 13, 1915
Creator: Jones, John A.
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
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Hamper.

Description: Patent for a hamper that transports post, laundry, baked goods, etc. The hamper is compactly collapsible for easy storage.
Date: June 1, 1915
Creator: Hill, Edwyn
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Foot-Rest

Description: Patent for improvements in foot rests. This particular foot rest was designed to better support the foot and hold the shoe in place with clamps.
Date: October 13, 1913
Creator: Tufts, Gay L.
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Tire Inflating Pump

Description: Patent for improvements for Tire-Inflating Pumps, mainly those adapted for automobiles, including illustrations.
Date: March 28, 1914
Creator: Jobes, William S.
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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.
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