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Stationery Filing-Case (open access)

Stationery Filing-Case

Patent for a stationery filing case. Illustrations included.
Date: March 29, 1910
Creator: Bane, Hamilton Sayers
System: The Portal to Texas History
Attachment For Plows (open access)

Attachment For Plows

Patent for an attachment for plows. This invention "relates to new and useful improvements in attachments for plows, and my object is to provide means whereby the pitch of the moldboard or shovel may be regulated as desired" (lines 12-16). Illustration included.
Date: November 13, 1906
Creator: Wilke, Ernest
System: The Portal to Texas History
Musical Instrument. (open access)

Musical Instrument.

Patent for a new musical instrument, similar to a lyre, designed to "provide a new and improved musical instrument which is simple and durable in construction, very light, of high resonant qualities, and arranged to permit convenient manipulation of the strings without the player touching the soundboard with the fingers" (lines 10-15), which includes illustrations.
Date: February 6, 1906
Creator: Krueger, Amandus M.
System: The Portal to Texas History
Lamp Attachment. (open access)

Lamp Attachment.

Patent for a wick holder for use in lamps, which can be refilled without removing the chimney of the lamp.
Date: October 6, 1908
Creator: Schanick, Henry J.
System: The Portal to Texas History
Bale-Tie (open access)

Bale-Tie

"Patent for a bale-tie that would be 'simple of construction, durable of use, and comparatively inexpensive of production, easily operated, and which when fastened around a bale cannot possible become detached therefrom' (lines 13-17). including instructions and illustrations.
Date: May 1, 1900
Creator: Pfeffer, Albert J.
System: The Portal to Texas History
Mailing-Galley. (open access)

Mailing-Galley.

Patent for a mailing galley for cleaning type, which allows the cleaning fluid to drain but keeps the type in the galley.
Date: April 19, 1910
Creator: Zeiske, Richard E.
System: The Portal to Texas History
Automatic Cut-Out for Windmills (open access)

Automatic Cut-Out for Windmills

Patent for a windmill part which stops the windmill from running when the water tank is full.
Date: July 16, 1907
Creator: Roesler, John
System: The Portal to Texas History
Bat-Making Machine. (open access)

Bat-Making Machine.

Patent for a cotton bat making machine which allows the cotton lint to be positioned better on the press and the outer bag material covering the cotton lint to be attached together quickly. Illustration is included.
Date: August 3, 1909
Creator: Haynes, Daniel
System: The Portal to Texas History
Cutter. (open access)

Cutter.

Patent for certain new and useful improvements in cutters.
Date: June 14, 1898
Creator: Macke, Louis
System: The Portal to Texas History
Card-Cutting Attachment for Printing Presses.Speight, (open access)

Card-Cutting Attachment for Printing Presses.Speight,

Patent for a device that can be attached to a printing press, for the express purpose of being able to cut multiple copies of cards from a single sheet of card stock with metal dies.
Date: December 10, 1901
Creator: Speight, Winchester Franklin,
System: The Portal to Texas History
Machine for Making Bats for Mattresses, Pillows, Comforts, &c. (open access)

Machine for Making Bats for Mattresses, Pillows, Comforts, &c.

Patent for a machine for making bats for mattresses and related items.
Date: August 25, 1908
Creator: Underwood, Thomas J.
System: The Portal to Texas History
Bale-Tie (open access)

Bale-Tie

Patent for improvements in bale-ties by using a “combination with a band; of jaws pivoted to one end of the band and adapted to engage a hook carried by the other end of the band, and a guard-plate fixed to one of said jaws and adapted also to engage the hook and prevent it from accidentally becoming disengaged from the jaws.” (Lines 78-84) Illustration is included.
Date: May 1, 1900
Creator: Pfeffer, Albert John
System: The Portal to Texas History
Vaginal Irrigator (open access)

Vaginal Irrigator

Patent for a vaginal irrigator. Illustration included.
Date: December 4, 1906
Creator: Farrington, Charles Oliphint & Watson, Thomas
System: The Portal to Texas History
Well-Strainer. (open access)

Well-Strainer.

Patent for certain new and useful improvements in well strainers, including instructions and illustrations.
Date: May 24, 1898
Creator: Booth, John
System: The Portal to Texas History
Triple Valve. (open access)

Triple Valve.

Patent for a triple valve for brake systems on trains, which reduces pressure in the air pipes of the train and automatically brakes if there is a broken air hose.
Date: July 26, 1910
Creator: Torbron, Orin F.
System: The Portal to Texas History
Method of Protecting Vegetable Matter (open access)

Method of Protecting Vegetable Matter

Patent for a new method of protecting "stored vegetable matter, particularly corn, from the ravages of insects, especially the weevil." (Lines 9-11)
Date: June 18, 1907
Creator: Koy, August
System: The Portal to Texas History
Bale-Tie (open access)

Bale-Tie

Patent for a bale-tie that is of "simple construction, durable in use, and comparatively inexpensive of production" (lines 13-15), including illustration and instructions
Date: May 1, 1900
Creator: Pfeffer, A. J.
System: The Portal to Texas History
Hammock (open access)

Hammock

Patent for a hammock for jails and ships. Illustrations included.
Date: January 3, 1911
Creator: Palm, Jay Dee & Palm, William
System: The Portal to Texas History
Insect-Destroyer. (open access)

Insect-Destroyer.

Patent for fumigation insect destroyer, in particular cotton boll weevils, but also for prairie dogs and other vermin.
Date: July 30, 1901
Creator: Koy, August
System: The Portal to Texas History
Fire-Clay Charcoal-Furnace (open access)

Fire-Clay Charcoal-Furnace

Patent for fire clay charcoal furnace. "The object of the invention is to provide a furnace of this character which shall be simple of construction, durable in use, comparatively inexpensive of production, and efficient in action" (lines 13-17).
Date: December 9, 1902
Creator: Koch, Charles Jean
System: The Portal to Texas History
Vaginal Irrigator (open access)

Vaginal Irrigator

Patent for a vaginal irrigator. Illustration included.
Date: January 8, 1907
Creator: Farrington, Charles Oliphint & Watson, Thomas
System: The Portal to Texas History
Cattle Guard. (open access)

Cattle Guard.

Patent for improvements and new features to cattle guards on railways, including illustrations.
Date: September 16, 1902
Creator: Miller, Martin L.
System: The Portal to Texas History
Grindstone Fixture. (open access)

Grindstone Fixture.

Patent for a new and improved grindstone fixture. This design consists "[i]n a fastening for grindstones, the combination of the shaft having the rounded collar and the screw-threaded portion, the stone fitting with its central perforation upon the shaft, the washer having the concave aperture fitting upon the collar, the washer having the set-screws, and the nut upon the threaded part of the shaft clamping the washers upon the stone" (lines 77-85).
Date: February 26, 1889
Creator: Stopple, John Julius
System: The Portal to Texas History
Method of Making Mattresses. (open access)

Method of Making Mattresses.

Patent for a new and improved method of making mattresses. This invention "consists in first disintegrating the material and simultaneously forcing the same into a suitable receptacle, fanning said material as it passes into the receptacle, and finally compressing the same . . . thereby dispensing with tacking of the bat" (lines 15-22).
Date: March 5, 1889
Creator: Haynes, Daniel
System: The Portal to Texas History