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Gearing and Gear-Covering for Agricultural Machinery.

Description: Patent for a gearing and gear-covering for agricultural machinery that has "an improved bearing for the ground-wheel in which wear will be reduced to a minimum, and the parts readily maintained in proper relative alignment and position, and also to produce an efficient guard for the gearing, whereby cotton and corn-stalks, weeds, grass, and other foreign bodies, are prevented from engaging and clogging the same, and thus impede the free positive operation of the machine" (lines 22-31).
Date: December 18, 1894
Creator: Schofield, James Drommond
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Lantern.

Description: Patent for a lantern "in which a candle is used as a light-giving medium, and in which the chimney is tightly supported on the base of the lantern and around the candle, so that the light is fully protected against extinguishment by wind, and a cheap and convenient article is supplied" (lines 9-15). The lantern has a raised base with a candle socket in the middle, and the glass chimney is securely attached to the base. A frame and handle is attached to the base and top of the chimney.
Date: June 26, 1894
Creator: Jarmin, George W.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Sanding Device for Locomotives.

Description: Patent for a device that keeps sand from being lost during delivery and "whereby the emitting nozzle is kept clear and prevented from clogging up or freezing" (lines 15-17). It is an improvement on sanding devices.
Date: June 26, 1894
Creator: Chase, Floyd T.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Cotton-Stalk-Breaking Machine.

Description: Patent for a simple and economical stalk breaking machine "which shall admit of the team straddling the adjoining row, and the driving wheel to run in the furrow or stubble" (lines 11-13). The driver sits on one side so they do not get hit with debris. The frame and stalk breakers mechanism are mounted on the running gear of a mower or reaper, and is easily disconnected.
Date: June 26, 1894
Creator: Grimland, Yeren & Ringness, John J.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Harrow Attachent.

Description: Patent for a light, strong, and durable harrow attachment for plows or cultivators that has has harrow or cultivator teeth which can be securely fastened on the harrow-bar.
Date: June 26, 1894
Creator: Mills, Burette M.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Hook and Eye.

Description: Patent for a hook and eye especially designed for clothing and keeps the area where the invention is being used is perfectly aligned and does not accidentally unhook.
Date: July 3, 1894
Creator: Wall, Frederic Watson
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Combined Vegetable Slicer and Grater.

Description: Patent for a combined vegetable slicer and grater that consists of a main frame with vertical arms and bearings, a screw that attaches the arms to the frame, a shaft journaled with an annular flange into the bearings, a cylinder made of sheet metal that serves as knives, and spring tongues that regulate the thickness of the cut vegetables.
Date: July 10, 1894
Creator: Harpst, Edgar S.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Railway Oil-Box Jack.

Description: Patent for a simple, durable, and efficient railway oil-box jack, or "hoisting jack", that is easier and faster to use than other similar jacks.
Date: July 10, 1894
Creator: Moore, Francis A.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

File or Bill-Book.

Description: Patent for a paper file that has "an index board or cover that it can be moved along the transfer wires from one side of the bottom boards to the other, the same as papers and with or without papers attached to it, and so that when brought around on top of the bottom board and interposed papers it will form therewith a book in which the papers or blanks will be retained for the ready reference or for such use as may be required" (lines 24-33). Papers can be punched with a mechanism on the invention so that papers can be placed onto the retaining wires.
Date: July 10, 1894
Creator: Slaton, William David
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Anti-Oscillating Attachment for Street-Cars.

Description: Patent for an improved anti-oscillating attachment for street-cars. It has a car truck, equalizing pivoting bars secured between the truck ends, cushions on either side of the bars, adjustable bolts that hold the bars in place, and springs between the bolts.
Date: July 10, 1894
Creator: Chollar, Benjamin F.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Wheel.

Description: Patent for the construction of "metallic spokes" for bicycles and similar wheels (Lines 12-13) which use broad or double tire wheels (line 15).
Date: July 10, 1894
Creator: Laube, Godfried
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Vehicle-Wheel.

Description: Patent for a vehicle-wheel that has cushioned, pneumatic, or elastic tires, shoulders, inwardly extending parallel branches, a felly that holds the branches in place and curves around the body of the tire, bolts that go through the felly and the branches, and spokes inside the felly.
Date: July 17, 1894
Creator: Penoyer, Newton D.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Cultivator.

Description: Patent for a cultivator attachment which is designed to be "a guard to protect the young growing crop from being covered by dirt when it is being cultivated." (Lines 14-16) Includes instructions and illustrations.
Date: July 17, 1894
Creator: Maxfield, Nelson; Griffin, Richard Frankling & Speer, Henry Alson
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Soot-Preventing Composition.

Description: Patent for "an improved soot-preventing composition, which is used by being sprinkled over the coal and which furnished a more complete combustion of the carbon-particles carried along by the products of combustion, so that the deposit of soot into smoke-pipes, flues and chimneys is prevented from forming cinders and large clinkers." (Lines 9-17) Includes instructions and illustrations.
Date: July 17, 1894
Creator: Givens, Royall
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Reversible Steam-Engine.

Description: Patent for "reversible reciprocating steam engines, its objects being to simplify the mechanism for reversing the valve, and to provide a valve in which the area of steam pressure upon its face is reduced to the minimum." (Lines 14-19) Includes instructions and illustrations.
Date: July 24, 1894
Creator: Lester, Frank
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Device for the Protection of Vessels.

Description: Patent for a device that protects boats and consists of supporting plates, two of which are firmly secured to the side of the boat, springs between the supporting plates, and chains that limit the movement of supporting plates.
Date: July 24, 1894
Creator: Bailey, William Henry, Sr.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Trawl-Line.

Description: Patent for a trawl-line that is supported so that it "can be caused to travel continuously in the same or reversed directions at will" (lines 12-14). The invention prevents "the choking of the line supporting pulleys with grasses and other foreign matter, and also to enable the ready adjustment of the pulley son the posts to change the elevation of the trawl-line and the depth of dip of the hooks in the water" (lines 16-21).
Date: July 24, 1894
Creator: White, Warren Thomas
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Neck-Yoke.

Description: Patent for "a safety attachment for neck yokes which, if the neck yoke or the straps which connect it to the pole or to the collars break, will come into action and prevent the pole from dropping" (lines 8-13).
Date: July 24, 1894
Creator: Hobron, Charles B.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Car-Coupling.

Description: Patent for a simple and efficient car coupling that easily couples by impact, and can uncouple without going between cars.
Date: July 31, 1894
Creator: Kirk, John P.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Ice-Cream Freezer.

Description: Patent for an ice cream freezer that consists of a can with a joint bearing in the middle, a cover with openings in the center and a central vertical flange, a lid that fits over the central vertical flange, and a shaft with horizontal arms that rotates.
Date: July 31, 1894
Creator: Wallace, Lloyd & Wallace, Jeff Davis
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Suspended Rail-Joint.

Description: Patent for a suspended rail-joint that improves on the anglebar railjoint. The improved design has the minimum amount of bolts, does not use railbolts, has a newly designed fastener, allowance for the rails to expand and contract, and adjustable guards against creeping.
Date: July 31, 1894
Creator: Lang, Otto H.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Steam-Boiler.

Description: Patent for a steam-boiler that produces "a water-tube steam generator, which shall be simple in construction, easily repaired, interchangeable parts, and rapid and effective steaming qualities" (lines 16-19).
Date: August 7, 1894
Creator: Parker, Charles E.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Ice-Hook.

Description: Patent for a simple and inexpensive ice-hook that has an improved design for holding, carrying, and lifting ice, and can be easily operated by one hand.
Date: August 7, 1894
Creator: Wesson, Miley B.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Steam Coffee or Tea Pot.

Description: Patent for a steam coffee or tea pot that has "double walls forming an inner and outer chamber, an interiorly arranged spout connecting said chambers and a vent tube arranged in the spout communicating with the inner chamber" (lines 77-81).
Date: August 7, 1894
Creator: Laube, Godfried
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department