Patent for a combined ruler and blotter (used for writing with ink). Proposed improvement of basic design by being more compact, cheaper to make, and includes a way to tear paper along the ruler's edge.
Patent for telephone equipment. The invention provides an easy to use attachment for automatic phones that illuminates the dial and only turns on while it is in use to facilitate the use of telephones in the dark.
June 16, 1914
Haralson, William Major & Pilkington, John F.
Patent for a dry cleaning machine that cleans using gasoline. The invention reduces the amount of gasoline used; keeps the gasoline clean while in use; provides easy placement and access of garments in the drum while in motion; improves the construction of the drum and its rubbing action on the garments; and supplies moisture to the machine to prevent the gasoline from igniting.
Patent for new improvements to the manufacture of organic solvents. Specifically as it it relates to the treatment of acetone oils with catalysts for the purpose of converting the ketones contained within the acetone oil into alcohol.
Patent for a new type of automobile starter, able to replace the hand crank. This device will be able to start the automobile without having to turn a crank, It will attach to the crank shaft of the engine and make it much easier to start the automobile.