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Evaporative Cooler.

Description: Patent for an evaporative cooler/refrigerator that is cooled by the evaporation of water with ventilating tubes to maintain the air condition in shelves. Water is adapted to move through a "cloth, flowing downwardly therethrough and being evaporated therefrom to thereby effectually cool the articles disposed within the refrigerator" (lines 28-31). This patent includes illustrations
Date: March 10, 1914
Creator: Henderson, Thomas A.
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Sanitary Drinking-Cup.

Description: Patent for a sanitary V-shaped drinking cup made out of suitable material (i.e., leather, rubber, paper, or paraffin cloth). It is collapsible to provide easy transport and storage and can be opened up by simply pressing on opposite sides.
Date: March 30, 1915
Creator: Willoughby, Alford Pervis
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Dental Bite-Tray.

Description: Patent for a bite tray usable for an array of mouth sizes. The material provides better comfort in the mouth of the patient, as well as better comfort for the operator.
Date: March 30, 1915
Creator: Sanders, Mastin E.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

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.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Piano-Action

Description: Patent for a new piano-action that will get rid of unwanted sounds and reduce the amount of cushioning needed. Other goals are to ensure that strings cannot not be prevented from vibrating, and that a certain sound can be made.
Date: March 17, 1914
Creator: Blessing, John T.
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Design for a Cuspidor.

Description: Design patent for a cuspidor. The sides of which are nearly perpendicular and the extended base-supporting flange of which is in the form of a rope or cable, while the upper edge is ornamented by milling.
Date: March 15, 1898
Creator: Hart, Samuel Harp
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Design for Cam Wheel.

Description: Patent for A Cam-Wheel that has opposite reversely disposed duplicate lobes of segmental form.
Date: March 8, 1898
Creator: Wheeler, Andrew Jackson
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Railroad-Tie.

Description: Patent for a railroad-tie in which it will “maintain the gage standard when one rail is replaced by another rail having larger cross section than the original rail.” (Lines 21-23) Illustration is included.
Date: March 3, 1914
Creator: Hynds, David H.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Grain-Scale.

Description: Patent for “improvements in grain-scales, especially adapted for location at the rear end of a trashing-machine and for receiving therefrom the thrashed grain, weighing and subsequently bagging the same in predetermined quantities” (lines 7-12), includes illustration.
Date: March 17, 1891
Creator: Butts, Alexander W.
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Press-Head-Operating Apparatus.

Description: Patent for improvements in press-head-operating apparatus “to provide means for rotating the connecting member and also means for retaining the parts in their relative positions.” (Lines [20]-[23].) Illustration is included.
Date: March 3, 1914
Creator: Pool, Charles R. P.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Subsoiler.

Description: Patent for improvements to subsoilers "to provide a subsoiler which has a plurality of pivoted points which will merely loosen the under soil so that same may retain a large amount of moisture, and will not turn the under soil over" (lines 10-15).
Date: March 24, 1914
Creator: Aydlott, James M.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Riding-Saddles.

Description: Patent for an "invention to furnish an improved saddle-tree which shall be light, strong, and durable, being less liable to split or break than saddle-trees constructed in the usual way." (para. 4)
Date: March 18, 1879
Creator: Herring, William Martin & Herring, John R.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Gate.

Description: Patent for a gate that is "a structure hanging and sliding by means of rollers on an inclined cross-bar, and so connected by ropes and pulleys to stationary posts that a person approaching it on horseback or in a vehicle may easily open the gate (without dismounting) by pulling the rope, and on releasing the rope the gate will close automatically" (lines 12-19); illustration is included.
Date: March 3, 1891
Creator: Smith, William H.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Chicken-Coop.

Description: Patent for improvements in coops for fowls and other birds by using a combination of a cage with a door having a depending leg, a post and a lever for raising and lowering the cage; the cage door is “automatically opened when lowered and closed as it is raised,” (lines 75-76) "so that the young will be out of danger from attacks of rodents, collecting water, &c...," (lines 22-23) includes illustration.
Date: March 24, 1891
Creator: Harp, Charles A.
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Plow.

Description: Patent for a lightweight plow consisting of a skeleton beam and attached parts.
Date: March 4, 1902
Creator: Kelly, George A.
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Stock Food.

Description: Patent for stock food that can be perfectly rationed, useful for feeding cattle and hogs, and useful for building up working stock. It is inexpensive and will not deteriorate.
Date: March 10, 1914
Creator: Eldridge, T. William.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Picket-Fence Machine.

Description: Patent for a picket fence machine for a fence that can be built of wire where normal fence pickets are woven and spaced an equal distance apart, including illustrations and instructions.
Date: March 10, 1914
Creator: Purdy, John S.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Cotton-Gin.

Description: Patent for improvements to Cotton-Gins' brush cylinders that includes "a longitudinal tubular member having a brush cylinder cooperating therewith and which serves as a conduit for the passage of the lint cotton from the gin and also as a connecting means for the legs of the gin frame and as an end outlet for the gin, and leaving the rear of the latter unobstructed and freely accessible" (lines 13-21), including illustrations and instructions.
Date: March 3, 1914
Creator: Murray, Stephen D.
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Impeller-Pump.

Description: Patent for an impeller pump with separate sections and parts that can be connected together. The line of pipe of can be withdrawn without removing the head, and there are measures to keep the liner in operative position. The patent includes instructions and illustrations.
Date: March 10, 1914
Creator: Johnston, Horace G.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Fruit-Drier.

Description: Patent for a fruit drier that includes "a series of hinged trays adapted to be folded into small compact form." (lines 11-13) including instructions and illustrations.
Date: March 24, 1914
Creator: Reid, William
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Automobile-Clutch.

Description: Patent for improvements to automobile clutches with the objectives of avoiding a jerky start, preserving integrity of friction surfaces, associating with anti-friction bearings to minimize load on motor, and producing an economical clutch.
Date: March 31, 1914
Creator: Bryant, Clarence R.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Bricklayer's Guide-Line Holder.

Description: Patent for improvements in Bricklayers' Guide-Line Holders with spring controlled jaws for anchoring the holder to the brick, securing it in a stationary position on the wall.
Date: March 31, 1914
Creator: Knott, Miller & Bible, Adam Calver
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Can Spout.

Description: Patent for "new and useful improvements in stoppers and discharge spouts for cans, or receptacles more particularly to cans employed in shipping kerosene oil, cotton seed oil, turpentine syrups and various other liquids." (lines 10-15).
Date: March 25, 1913
Creator: Herblin, William Leonard
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department