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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

Switch-Stand.

Description: Patent for switch stands improvement with the inclusion of a signal to notify the user when the switch operating mechanism is on (danger) or off (safety).
Date: December 8, 1914
Creator: Philips, Smith F.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Lubricator

Description: Patent for "lubricators adapted to be used in journal boxes of card, in shaft bearings, and at any other point...to provide a lubricator which will adjust itself automatically to the member to be lubricated and which includes wiping means for removing surplus" (lines 7-10 & 15-18).
Date: December 15, 1914
Creator: Maness, William C.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Fuel-Supply System and Starter for Explosive-Engines.

Description: Patent for "improvements in the fuel supply system for explosive engines." (Lines 9-10). Improvements include, utilization of the heat of exhaust gases to vaporize liquid fuel, so that the carburetor and other devices are not necessary.
Date: December 15, 1914
Creator: Lowry, Benjamin F.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Garment.

Description: Patent for improvements for garments similar to trousers and overalls. Improvements include provision of fastenings that allow for the adjustment of the waistband.
Date: December 15, 1914
Creator: Mathias, Albert
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Railroad-Trestle.

Description: Patent for improvements to current railroad trestles, in particular the truss work and supported structure. Improvements include ease of build and repair and a more practice and substantial design.
Date: December 8, 1914
Creator: Teters, Paul Albert
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

World-Chronometer

Description: Patent for a globe set on top of a pedestal, where the globes rotates by clock work to instruct the user of the time for any given place on the globe. Sides of the pedestal also allow for advertising.
Date: December 29, 1914
Creator: Agnew, Walter F.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Catamenial Applicance

Description: Patent for a catamenial appliance that can be worn like an apron. In conjunction with a "napkin the device can prevent outer garments from stains during or prior to menstruation" (p. 1, lines 10-15)
Date: December 29, 1914
Creator: Myers, Jennie C.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Life-Saving Raft.

Description: Patent for a life-raft composed of multiple airtight cylinders. The raft is adapted for use at sea in large quantiles aboard vessels.
Date: December 29, 1914
Creator: Comer, Samuel A.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Plow

Description: Patent for a plow that is convertible into different types (turning plow). The plow is distinct for its moldboards, carrying handle and runner.
Date: December 8, 1914
Creator: Cowan, Robert J.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Fish-Line Bob

Description: Patent for a fish bob that can clamp and grip the fishing line. The fish bob can also be moved at will to any position with the users thumb or fingers.
Date: December 29, 1914
Creator: Bissett, Caleb
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Hoeing-Machine.

Description: Patent for dual drive hoeing machine. Machine utilizes a "carriage, support brackets, journaled drive shaft, crank arm and gyrating arm" (p. 3, lines 31-34). The machine produces straight rows and eliminates side draft (p.1, 15-19)
Date: December 1, 1914
Creator: Ashely, John F.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Car-Replacer

Description: Patent for car replacer. It is an improvement to "what is called a 'frog' or a 'shoe'." The invention involves "two frogs or shoes which are used together" and are used "in such a way as to replace a car truck. . ." (Ledbetter)
Date: December 1, 1914
Creator: Ledbetter, Louis H.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Ventilated Granary

Description: Patent for ventilated granary. This patent is for better improvements of the granary which already exists. It allows for even better ventilation for grains being stored in the granary.
Date: December 8, 1914
Creator: Elliott, William
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Single Well Cylinder

Description: Patent for a single well cylinder pump intended to provide more efficient use in a deep well. This cylinder is distinct for its incorporation of a "inwardly opening valve controlling the passage of fluid into an inner cylinder" (p.2, lines 34-37)
Date: December 15, 1914
Creator: Ligon, Arthur Lee
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Hydraulic Swivel

Description: Patent for the hydraulic swivel. This is an improvement to the hydraulic swivel that already exists. It involves "the rotary well-drilling machines, to permit the flow of water to the point of the drill." (Black)
Date: December 1, 1914
Creator: Black, Lee J.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Envelop.

Description: Patent for an envelope "whereby the cutting device acts as a partial ejector for the letter" (lines 12-13), including illustrations and instructions.
Date: December 1, 1914
Creator: Donaldson, James Macon
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Process of and Apparatus for Sizing Comminuted Material.

Description: Patent for "certain new and useful improvements in process of and apparatus for sizing or classifying comminuted material according to the size of the particles of the material" (lines 13-16), including illustrations and instructions.
Date: December 1, 1914
Creator: Sutton, Henry M.; Steele, Walter L. & Steele, Edwin G.
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Design for Bed Spring.

Description: Design patent for bed spring comprised of twin spirally-coiled bodies with straight horizontal arm extending from upper coils.
Date: December 7, 1897
Creator: Rigg, Elmer E.
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Remedial Appliance.

Description: Patent for a remedial appliance, intended to be worn as a bracelet or an "anklet," through which a person receives medication that he/she needs. Such an appliance is intended to improve treatment through facilitating the application of medication throughout the body.
Date: December 9, 1913
Creator: Quayle, Sidney
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department