Harrow.-P. S. Graves and P. B. Parcell, Ashmore, Ill.This invention relate8 to a new and useful improvement in harrows,' and consists in arranging the teeth in the harrow frame so that they maybe simultaneously thrown backward oron either side. Apparatus for Raising Water.-Jas. W. Prendergast, New York city. This invention relates to a new and useful method of raising- water by atmospheric pressure. Soi.dering Machine.John G. Borden, Brewster Station, N. Y.This invention relates to new and useful improvements in a machine for soldering tin cans and other articles of tin ware. Steering ArPARATrs.-George H. Davis, Stony Brook, N. Y.This invention relates to a new and useful improvement in apparatus far steering vessels on the water, ancl consists in constructing and arranging a chain pulley in such a manner that a chain may be effectively used in combination with a traversing wheel. Car Coupling.-William Cottrell, Bordentown, N. J.This invention relates to new and useful improvements in couplings for uniting railroad cars together ; and it consists in a device for holding the coupling link in aposition when the cars are being coupled, and in the meth od of inserting the coupling pin. Railroad 'Supply AppARAT"C"s.David ;.Harrison, Fayette, Miss.-This invention has for its object to furnish a simple, convenient, and -effective means for supplying a moving railroad train with water, fuel, etc., while under full headway. FENCE.Smith Riley, Kenton, Ohio.This invention consists of sections made of longitudinal bars with beveled ends and vertical pickets, the said beveled ends of the sections being joined so as to assume a zig-zag form, and held together by connecting links extending from the picket with the end of one section to the corresponding picket of the next section. Tile MACHINE.-George Jackson, Albany, N. Y.This invention relate to certain improvements in tile'machines, of that classin which the clay is by a sliding piston forced through apertures in the end of a boX, so that it comes out in astream of the requisite cross section, to be cut into pieces of the desired length by a series of wires attached to a swinging frame.
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