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Fly-Trap.

Description: Patent for an improvement to fly traps in which the flies are attracted by a sweet smelling substance down a funnel into the substance from which they are unable to escape. The flies either drown in the substance or are poisoned.
Date: July 7, 1914
Creator: Brown, Thomas E.
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Well-Cylinder.

Description: Patent for well-cylinder improvements, specifically pumps with "special reference to a pump having a reciprocating piston and being adapted for use in a deep well, where the pump cylinder is difficult to access" (lines 11-14).
Date: September 16, 1913
Creator: Ligon, Arthur Lee.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Cigar-Tip Cutter.

Description: Patent for a cigar clipper that enables the clipper to fold compactly along the edge of the cigar box when not in use.
Date: September 23, 1913
Creator: Miller, Robert E.
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Propeller

Description: Patent for a boat propeller that does not create a vacuum behind it and is more efficient than other propellers.
Date: July 23, 1912
Creator: Blake, David H.
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Aerating-Churn.

Description: Patent for an improved churn for aerating cream by forcing air down a pipe into the churn.
Date: March 4, 1913
Creator: Wailes, William S. H.
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Pump-Plunger

Description: Patent for a pump-plunger.
Date: April 7, 1903
Creator: Scott, Eugene
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Dentistry

Description: Patent for a device to tighten and hold loose teeth to the jaw.
Date: November 11, 1902
Creator: Martin, George G.
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Calculator

Description: Patent for a calculator. Illustrations included.
Date: September 13, 1910
Creator: Goss, George Wilson
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Rail Connection.

Description: Patent for a rail connection, which is smooth when the train passes over it and durable.
Date: June 8, 1909
Creator: Hendricks, Willis A.
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Pump-Piston.

Description: Patent for an improvement on Pump-Pistons."This invention has for its object to provide a pump-piston constructed entirely of metal in order to avoid the use of packings constructed of leather or other rapidly-wearing material; and the invention consists in certain novel features of construction herinafter fully described." (Lines 15-21) Illustration is included.
Date: December 31, 1901
Creator: Kincaid, Walter H.
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Throttle-Lever.

Description: Patent for a new and improved throttle lever, including instructions and illustrations.
Date: August 30, 1898
Creator: Canday, Lorin Winfield
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Safety Device For Railway-Tracks

Description: Patent for a safety device for railway tracks to prevent derailment. Illustrations included.
Date: February 21, 1911
Creator: Carlton, Robert Elliston & Ryle, Marcus Warland
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Calculator

Description: Patent for a calculator which consists of semicircular device with movable pointers and number indexes printed on it that allows the pointers to be moved to different numbers to produce the answer to a math problem such as calculating the cost of goods sold by the pound in a store.
Date: December 21, 1909
Creator: Goss, George Wilson
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Water-Wheel.

Description: Patent for a water wheel for creating power, which has a greater power producing capacity with less water required than usual through the use of a special type of bucket on the wheel.
Date: November 23, 1909
Creator: Dennis, Decatur D.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Pneumatic Wheel

Description: Patent for a pneumatic wheel. This invention is an improvement in vehicle wheels whereby a pneumatic tube which is "effectually mounted intermediate of the hub and rim and affords the wheel maximum resiliency of structure so as to insure of the absorption of the shocks incident to travel" (line 11-16). Illustration included.
Date: May 30, 1911
Creator: Downing, Otto P.
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Spark Arrester.

Description: Patent for a new and improved spark arrester for smokestacks. This design "consists of an inverted hollow cone suspended within a hollow and flaring receiver for the sparks . . . so as to deflect the sparks against a conical annular cover to the receiver, whereby the sparks are broken and thrown against an arrester located over the hollow cone, and by which the sparks are again broken . . . and continued in that course until extinguished" (lines 7-18).
Date: August 22, 1882
Creator: Green, George
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Device for Replacing Derailed Railway-Cars.

Description: Patent for a device used to replaced derailed railway-cars that can be applied on either side of the rail. It can be easily moved to different tracks.
Date: August 6, 1895
Creator: Durack, Patrick H.
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Blacksmith's Tool Set.

Description: Patent for blacksmith tool set including tool holder and tool handle, with illustrations
Date: June 8, 1915
Creator: Ligon, Arthur Lee
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Tax-Calculating Device

Description: Patent for a tax calculating device that will calculate the percentages of the total tax that need to go to different agencies.
Date: April 23, 1912
Creator: Goss, George W.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Egg-Crate.

Description: Patent for "a crate in which eggs may be shipped by freight, express or parcels post...without being cracked or broken" (lines 10-14), including illustrations.
Date: June 22, 1915
Creator: Miller, Robert E.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Wagon-Tongue.

Description: Patent for "new and useful Improvements in Wagon-Tongues, of which the following is a specification, reference being had therein to the accompanying drawings." (lines 6-9).
Date: July 13, 1915
Creator: Zimmer, Henry C.
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