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Rail.

Description: Patent for an invention relates to improvements in railway rails. The object is to provide a hollow rail having simple and cheap, but effective means for connecting the ends of the rails.
Date: October 20, 1914
Creator: Rochel, Ken E.
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Spring

Description: Patent for a spring "wherein all of the parts are removably connected to each other so as to be convenient and inexpensive to repair." (Line 11-14)
Date: November 3, 1914
Creator: Avera, Lawrence A.
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Weed Killing Car.

Description: Patent for a weed killing car that runs on a railroad track. It distributes herbicide along the line of the railroad track.
Date: June 2, 1914
Creator: Ortan, Ingomar F.
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Design for a Lantern-Box.

Description: Design patent for a lantern box with a hexagonal shape and 5 square windows on each side.
Date: October 31, 1899
Creator: Rhodes, Omer J.
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Design for Insect Guard for Furniture

Description: Design patent for an insect-guard for furniture that is both useful and ornamental.
Date: July 6, 1897
Creator: Collier, John Charlis
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Topping Device for Sugar-Beets.

Description: Patent for a machine to remove the tops of beets while they are still in the ground "without packing or injuring the beets and without removing more or less than the exact portion required" (lines 15-18).
Date: June 30, 1914
Creator: Sutton, Frank R.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Internal-Combustion Engine

Description: Patent for an internal-combustion engine with a novel form of rotary valve and other meaningful improvements to a combustion engine.
Date: September 29, 1914
Creator: Clough, George Golden
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Improved Process of Sterilizing and Packaging Rice

Description: Patent for sterilizing and packaging rice by subjecting it to heat for twenty minutes or more. After this, the rice is sorted in a shaker and put into packaging while maintaining the air temperature. This prohibits the rice kernels from cracking.
Date: April 21, 1914
Creator: Davis, Waters Smith, Jr.
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Load-Transferring Apparatus.

Description: Patent for load transferring apparatus, important for its innovations "applicable to the operation of unloading bulk material from boats or barges and of transferring said material to stationary bins or ships at sea" (lines 11-15).
Date: June 23, 1914
Creator: Hildebrand, Henry W.
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Self-Propelled Truck.

Description: Patent for a self-propelled truck that has free-turning movement, independent of the truck frame, and has a body that "may be low down and straight from end to end" (lines 29-30). This patent includes illustrations.
Date: August 4, 1914
Creator: Hoag, George M.
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Improvement in Lifting-Jacks.

Description: Patent for improvement in lifting jack. This improvement is the vertical bar is notched to prevent slipping when lifting an item.
Date: August 8, 1876
Creator: Scott, James O.
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Selective Telegraph System.

Description: Patent for a selective telegraph switch which allows current to be directed to a specific place and will minimize resistance.
Date: July 22, 1913
Creator: Edwards, Claude, M.
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Miner's Lamp.

Description: Patent for a miner's lamp with a combustion chamber that allows for the regulation and extinguishing of the flame. It is designed to be lightweight and cheap to manufacture.
Date: July 29, 1913
Creator: Sallander, Carl G.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Projectile

Description: Patent for Projectile. "The present invention relates to projectiles and has particular reference to a shell which is adapted to be fired from a gun to penetrate the object aimed at and subsequently explode therein. An important object of the invention is to provide a projectile of the above mentioned character, so constructed so that the same will have a high armor penetrating efficiency and a very large explosive material carrying capacity, whereby the explosion of the shell subsequently to its penetration into or through the armor will be very disastrous" (lines 9-22).
Date: August 16, 1912
Creator: Douglas, William M.
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Rotary Engine

Description: Patent is for a rotary engine. The design of this rotary engine includes an inlet and exhaust that also prevents internal leakage of working fluid under pressure.
Date: May 8, 1912
Creator: Bennison, Samuel
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Aeroplane.

Description: Patent for an aeroplane which is a device that is able to travel through the air due its shape and the reaction from atmosphere and gravity.
Date: December 16, 1913
Creator: Hanna, John G.
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Internal Combusion System

Description: Patent for new and useful Internal-Combustion Engine. Improves the provision of an engine which the cylinder is provided with a semi-spherical upper end, fr the rotatable reception of similar shaped power cylinder carrying shell. Specification of letter patent with illustration. Serial number 789.146
Date: May 12, 1914
Creator: Clough, George G.
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Weed-Killing Train.

Description: Patent for a train car that kills weeds on the tracks with illustrations included.
Date: December 2, 1913
Creator: Orton, Ingomar Fran├žois.
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Tire-Protector.

Description: Patent for new tire-protector, introducing new and useful improvements in pneumatic tire attachments.
Date: October 13, 1914
Creator: La Hatte, Albert S.
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Finger-Shield.

Description: Patent for a new finger protection device which may be utilized in needlework.
Date: November 16, 1915
Creator: Morris, Homer B.
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Mail-Bag-Handling Apparatus.

Description: Patent for "a mail-bag handing apparatus, and more specifically [an] apparatus designed to practically simultaneously deliver and receive bags or pouches containing mail or other matter, to and from a moving train or body" (lines 9-14), including instructions and illustrations.
Date: November 18, 1913
Creator: Brunkenhoefer, Henry F.
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Telegraph system

Description: Patent for telegraph system using keyboard operated remotely.
Date: May 27, 1913
Creator: Edward, Claude M.
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