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Bung and Air Connection for Beer-Kegs, &c.

Description: Patent for improvements in bungs and air connections for beer-kegs by using a metallic bung which has an opening (a bung-hole), “and provided atone side with a passage, the passage being interiorly threaded at its outer end, an air-tube provided with a valve and having a swiveled member exteriorly threaded and engaging the threaded portion of the passage, and the cork or stopper arranged within the inner portion of the bung-hole and closing the inner end of the passage.” (Lines 116-123, p. 3) Illustration is included.
Date: January 1, 1901
Creator: Morawetz, John
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Combination-Tool

Description: Patent for improvements in combination-tools especially adapted for repairing rubber tires.
Date: January 1, 1901
Creator: Green, Samuel Milton
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Combined Bag-Holder and Sifter.

Description: Patent for improvements in a combined bag-holder and sifter by using a supporting bracket secured to a wall, a bag-holder, a sifter located below the bag-holder, a detachable suspending connection between the sifter and the bag-engaging devices rising from the sifter. With this arrangement, the bag will be elevated into the proper position and to hold the bag against lateral movement while the sifter is being operated. The bag is to remain in proper position until the contents has been sifted entirely. Illustration is included.
Date: January 1, 1901
Creator: Shanley, Michael H.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Cotton-Chopper.

Description: Patent for improvements a cotton chopper that "consists of a two-wheeled carriage having a hoe situated to thin the cotton and is operated by bevel gear-wheels, a ratchet-wheel, and a spring" (lines 12-15).
Date: January 1, 1901
Creator: Levings, Enoc
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Cotton-Compress.

Description: Patent for improvement in cotton-compresses by employing two compressing rolls, so that while one compress is finishing a bale the other would continuously carry out the feeding operation; making it unnecessary to stop the condenser or any part of the ginning apparatus. Illustration is included.
Date: January 1, 1901
Creator: Rembert, Henry
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Difficulties of a Mexican revenue officer in Texas

Description: This book discusses the action by the Mexican government to send a revenue officer and small contingent of soldiers into Texas during 1835 to collect taxes from the citizens and the resistance they faced. Includes some letters and notes from the author about later excerpts from newspapers.
Date: January 1901
Creator: Barker, Eugene C.
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

Mattress-Machine

Description: Patent for "an improved machine for making mattress from lint-cotton and the like materials, which is compressed into a bat, ejected from the press, and in the process of being ejected inserted in the tick" (lines 9-13) including instructions and illustrations.
Date: January 1, 1901
Creator: Morgan, John W.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Non-refillable bottle.

Description: Patent for "new and useful Improvements in Non-Refillable Bottles" (line 5). "This invention relates to non-refillable bottles, and more particularly to mean sfor admitting air to such bottles, in connection with a valve-stopper for preventing the introduction of liquid into the bottle after the stopper has been placed in position." (lines 9-10)
Date: January 1, 1901
Creator: Anderson, Lee & Bettes, Harrison S.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Stopper.

Description: Patent for improvement in stoppers by “combining a stopper and funnel adapted to be used for pouring liquids from one vessel to another without wasting, provision being made for pouring the liquid into a large vessel or into a small vessel, and when the stopper is not in use it may be closed for the purpose of preventing leakage and evaporation.” (Lines 12-19) Illustration is included.
Date: January 1, 1901
Creator: Hyer, William D.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Water-Elevator.

Description: Patent for an improvement in water elevators to raise and lower a pair of buckets, meant to be simple, inexpensive, and more efficient than other designs. In particular, it is meant "to move the buckets in either direction without necessitating the operator's changing his position with relation to the apparatus" (lines 19-22).
Date: January 1, 1901
Creator: Griffin, Walter R.; Thomas, Joseph E. & Griffin, Samuel D.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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