Patent for a new and useful improvements in bottles. This invention is to "provide an improved vessel of this class the neck of which is formed in such manner and provided with attachments so constructed that when the vessel has been filled and the attachment applied the vessel may be emptied of its contents, but cannot be refilled or reused" (line 12- 18).
Patent for a new and useful gas pressure regulator. This invention "relates to gas-pressure regulators especially adapted for use with gas stored under high pressure in a cylinder or similar portable storage vessel" (line 8 - 11).
Patent relating to "a new and useful improvement in gearing for bicycles and the like, and has for its object to so construct and arrange a device of this description as to avoid sudden shocks or jars which are occasioned by unevenness in the road-bed over which the machine is traveling, and also to enable the rider to exert a sudden force upon the pedals without straining the framework or wheels of the machine" (lines 9-18).
Patent for a new and improvement in automatic safety railway-switches to "enable the motorman or conductor to conveniently and accurately insure the proper setting of the switch without leaving this position" (line 16 - 19).
December 28, 1897
Girardeau, St. Julien & Murray, Richard James
Patent for a new and useful railway cattle guard to "improve the construction of cattle-guards and to provide a simple, inexpensive, and efficient one which will eventually prevent stock from passing from one field or in-closure into another by way of a railroad-track, roadway, or the like" (line 10-16).
Patent for a new and useful improvements in wire tighteners. This design "consists in features of construction and novel combinations of parts in a wire tightening device for repairing wire fences and attaching wires to fence-posts" (line 13-16).
Patent for a new and useful improvements in Clothes-Pounders. The invention "has its object to provide a simple and effective clothes pounder in which the air as well as the water is used as an agent in removing the dirt from the clothes" (line 12- 16).
Patent for a new and improved bale tie. This invention is to "provide a new and improved bale-tie which is simple and durable in construction, not liable to become accidentally unlocked, and arranged to permit its use on ordinary compresses" (line 7 - 11).
Patent for a new and useful door hanger. This invention is to "provide a simple and inexpensive device so constructed as to avoid dismounting and at the same time enable a door, window, or an equivalent device to be operated with the minimum friction" (line 9-13).
Patent for a new and useful improvement in baking, cooking, and heating furnaces. This invention "consists in the mechanism and peculiar arrangements of parts, as illustrated in the accompanying drawings and particularly pointed out in the claims" (line 13-16).