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System of Electrical Operation.

Description: Patent for an electrical system, which reduces the amount of power used to run a generator when there is low usage of the generator, thereby saving fuel.
Date: July 2, 1907
Creator: Slaughter, Joel C.
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Bicycle-Holder.

Description: Patent for a bicycle-holder that holds the bicycle upright. It consists of "a pair of plates clamped upon a portion of the frame of a bicycle, two pairs of ears formed integral with and depending from said plates, one pair of ears being formed convcavo-convex to form a socket between them and constructed with semicircular notches in their lower edges, a rod having a ball or spherical body on its upper end that is located and held for movement in the so formed socket, a lug formed integral with the lower end of one of the remaining pair of ears, and an arm pivoted between said remaining pair of ears, said arm having a bifurcated lower end that engages the rim or tire of the front wheel of the bicycle" (lines 40-54).
Date: February 11, 1896
Creator: McKanna, John J.
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