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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

Automobile Steering Apparatus.

Description: Patent for automobile steering apparatus, adding two rear wheels and mounting an enlarged body on the frame which will allow a considerable number of passengers to be carried and many advantages had as a public service vehicle.
Date: July 31, 1917
Creator: Rebman, Joseph
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

Boll-Weevil Destroyer.

Description: Patent for machine to exterminate boll weevils, including illustrations. This device administers insecticide and captures damaged plants and insects.
Date: July 31, 1917
Creator: Henry, William L. & Calloway, Irven E.
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

Electric-Motor Drive.

Description: Patent for an electric-motor drive that can be used specifically with a cotton tramper, including instructions and illustrations.. This invention serves multiples methods of improvement compared to current electric-motor drives, and will make the processes its involved in more efficient, while being inexpensive to construct.
Date: July 31, 1917
Creator: Whitt, Joseph E.
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
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