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Seed-Dropper.

Description: Patent for a seed dropper that is used to drop peas or other seeds between hills of corn. This tool is very light and can be handled with one hand.
Date: July 31, 1917
Creator: Hefner, John M.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Dirigible Headlight.

Description: Patent for "simple, durable and inexpensive" (line 22) dirigible headlight that can installed on automobiles and can be controlled from the steering wheel.
Date: July 31, 1917
Creator: Crawford, James E.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Process for Producing Fibrous Material from Rice-straw

Description: Patent for a process for producing fibrous material from rice-straw. The process was created to fiberize and use rice straw. Rice straw had little economic value but creating a process for fiberizing it might help to make this resource commercially useful.
Date: July 31, 1917
Creator: Toles, Justin Kay
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Baling Press.

Description: Patent for an invention composed of various tools used to compress bail hay and/or other similar materials. Nature and scope of invention are explained and illustrations are included.
Date: July 31, 1917
Creator: Preston, Cyrus
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Amusement Apparatus

Description: Patent for an amusement apparatus of the character set forth with and inclined place made of a number of pivoted sections which may be simultaneously moved into horizontal position to form steps or seats and be held in such position by trip device provided with a target which latter upon being hit by a thrown ball will release the several sections of the inclined plane of steps and permit them through the weight of one or more persons thereon to aline one with the other and form a continuous inclined plane or sliding board down which the persons who were seated or standing upon the steps will be caused to slide and be thrown into a body of water over which the apparatus is erected.
Date: July 31, 1917
Creator: Andrews, J.W.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Tent-Stake.

Description: Patent for a tent stake that is used with a metal guy or rope. The purpose of this tent stake is to secure tents under all weather conditions.
Date: July 31, 1917
Creator: Basnett, Augustus
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Half-Car Unloader.

Description: Patent for the improvement of Half-Car Unloaders as it "relates to the handling of material in bulk and has special reference to a device arranged to enable railroad cars such as are sued for hauling coal, ore, and other like material to be unloaded by a single operation." (lines 13-18)
Date: July 31, 1917
Creator: Scardino, Mariano P. & Scardino, Peter
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Match-Safe

Description: Patent for a new match safe which dispenses matches individually, including illustrations and instructions.
Date: July 31, 1917
Creator: Lewis, Oscar
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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