Pertaining to Apparel. FASTENING DEVICE.—C. E. CASHMORE, New York, ?. Y. The object of the invention is to provide a device which will not become accidentally uncoupled In use, but which may be readily separated and connected when de sired even when placed in awkward positions, as for example, at the back of the neck, at which place a fastening for a necklace Is ordinarily located. Electrical Devices. LIGHTNING-ARRESTER.—C. I. STOCKING, Hiawatha, Kan. The aim in this improve ment is to provide an arrester, which is simple, durable, compact and rigid in construction, dust and moisture proof, and arranged to in sure safe passage of an arc from a line to the ground without danger of setting fire to sur rounding inflammable material. CI.???-INSULATOR.—G. POLLOCK and W. K. WERD, Deer Lodge, Mont. The more par-titular object in this invention is the provi sion of a type of insulator made in halves and adapted to exert leverage upon a wire so as to grasp it tightly in position as well as to insulate it thoroughly from surrounding parts, and also to protect it within certain limits from the effects of moisture. WIUE-SUrPORT. — L. STEINBERGER, New York, ?. Y. The more particular object of this inventor is to provide a construction in which the positioning of the clip or ear for holding the wire is rendered independent of the tight ening of the clip ; that Is to say, the ear or clip is first disposed properly in a position which it is to occupy, and Is then secured with out being rotated. ELECTROMAGNETIC APPARATUS. — J. MCINTYRE, Jersey City, N. J. In the present1 patent the invention has reference to induction coils and similar apparatus, and the object is the provision of a new and improved electro-' magnetic apparatus, arranged to permit con venient and accurate adjustment of the make-and-break contact points. Of Interest to Farmers. PLANTER.—J. T. GANTT, Macon, Ga. The present invention is an Improvement upon the cotton planter for which Mr. Gantt formerly ] received Letters Patent of the U. S. The im-1 provements are embodied chiefly In the con- J stmotion of the castings or brackets attached to the frame, whereby he has greatly in creased the strength and durability of the connections and correspondingly reduced cost of manufacture. CHAIN-HARROW.—J. DATSON, Gilberts Creek, Ky. The Inventor seeks to provide a harrow composed of links which may be alike and are linked together longitudinally and laterally forming longitudinal and lateral rows, and In which the alternate links of the rows are connected by cross links with the opposite links of the adjacent rows so that these alternate links are held approximately ! in a horizontal plane so that the links con necting the alternate links will be caused to , operate vertically, and thus form runners to i cut open the soil and clods to properly pre- , pare the same in the use of the invention. CENTRIFUGAL LIQUID-SEPARATOR.—F. H. UEID, Sioux City, Iowa. This invention is an improvement upon that for which Mr. Reid formerly made application for Letters Patent. Milk and cream are separated effectively or completely by the present Improved construc tion and arrangement of parts constituting the separator proper, and by the Improved arrange ment of a dividing plate, the Inventor dis tributes the cream walls or surfaces so that they are comparatively short and therefore the cream is delivered from the separator bowl more rapidly and has greater density. ?G General Interest. ADJUSTABLE FORM FOR CURVED SUR FACES.—J. E. WOOD, Pittsburg, Pa. A pur pose of the invention is to provide a form for curved surfaces, for use in the construction of masonry and concrete bridges, culverts, tun-1 nels, sewers, and in places where it is neces sary to use a supporting form during con- ! struction work. The construction can be ' easily removed from the finished work, dis mantled and transported. WATER-TRAP FOR CORNETS, ETC.—J. H. VIOL, Deer Lodge, Mont. In brass wind in struments of the trumpet style it frequently happens, especially In long solos, that it is not preferable to blow out the accumulated water without an awkward break in the music. To overcome this difliculty, the inventor ar ranges a small water trap in the line of the wind passages, adapted to take up the ac cumulated water without interfering with the passages or affecting the quality of the notes. REEL.—E. G. MCINTYRE, Butte, Mont. The object in this case is to provide a reel for twine or rope, and arranged to hold the ball of twine or the coil of rope securely in posi tion, to insure convenient and quick unreeling whenever it is desired, and without danger of the rope or twine becoming entangled. UMBRELLA-FIXTURE.—W. C. L. MASKA, New York, ?. Y. One purpose of the improve ment is to provide a readily applied substitute Or the eye ends of umbrella ribs and stretch ers when such parts become broken, which at tachment or fixture will enable a damaged stretcher to be pivotally attached to the ribs, or a damaged rib pivotally connected with the crown in practically as secure a manner as if the stretcher or rib were intact. PROCESS OF PRODUCING POTASSIUM COMPOUNDS.—R. H. MCKEE, Lake Forest, 111. The invention refers to the separation of potassium compounds from earthy materials, and more particularly from potash bearing materials containing mica in the forms in which these substances are found in nature. It further relates to the production from the above substances of a soluble potassium salt of use as a manure and for manufacturing purposes. CAN-CLOSURE.—J. A. FLEMING, Paola, Kan. The object of the inventor is to pro vide a construction which can be easily oper ated for the purpose of separating a lid from a can body so that after the can has served its original purpose as a carrier for oil or the like, it can be utilized as an ordinary bucket, the lid being adapted for application to the body and removal therefrom in the ordinary manner, after connection has been once sev ered. WINDOW - CLEANER. — J. GROSSGEBAUER, Paterson, N. J. The purpose of this inven tion is to provide a device especially adapted for cleaning the vestibule windows of trolley or motor cars, or the windows of engine cabs or other vehicles from frost, rain, snow or hail, or excessive dust deposited thereon dur ing a storm, which device is a fixture and operated from within by the motorman, or an engineer, thus enabling such persons to main tain a clear look-out in the face of a storm. DISPLAY-STAND.—A. E. BROWN, Tees-water, Ontario, Canada. The object in this instance is to provide a stand, more especially designed for displaying wall coverings and accessories in stores or by canvassers, and in such manner that the customer receives the impression of the entire wall covering for a room, the arrangements being such to permit the dealer to quickly change the sample cov erings and to permit of conveniently placing them in position on the stand or removing the coverings therefrom. COMBINED LEVELING AND STADIA ROD. —J. H. ROBERTSON, Wily, Va. The object in this case is to improve graduations in such manner that distances and levels may be de termined at both long and short range with celerity and certainty. This is done by a com bination of colors, columns, and simple dia grams, the colors alternating with each other and dividing the rod transversely into several sections, each section representing the greater division of the rod. The diagrams are arranged in three columns with the length of the sub divisions of each column, in passing from a column of smaller to larger subdivisions, being a constant multiple of the next succeeding col umn. LINE-DRIER.—P. V. ERICSON and L. G. ERICSON, New York, ?. Y. The invention re lates to improvements in devices for drying fish lines, an object being to provide a device of this character on which a line, drawn from a reel, may be wound in such a manner that the line will be exposed to a free circulation of air, and thus quickly and thoroughly dried. DENTAL REGULATOR AND SPACER.—E. M. FLAGG, New York, ?. Y. Certain improve ments in apparatus for orthodontia, or correc tion of oral deformities are secured by this invention. By means of the device, which is cleanly, diminutive, and positive in action, teeth may be rotated in their sockets, short ened or lengthened therein, or moved forward or backward, and can be carried inward or out ward toward their normal positions in the dental arch, or the entire arch expanded. MOTIVE-AGENT GENERATOR.—J. L. TATE, Jersey City, N. J. The invention pertains to improvements in means for generating motive fluids adapted for use in the projection of motive power, or for use as a heating medium, and relates more particularly to means for generating steam by the heat of combustion and delivering the steam and the gaseous prod ucts of combustion through a simple conduit for employment for power or heating pur poses. CARPENTER'S SQUARE.—J. G. FEIL, New York, ?. Y. Of several purposes of the in vention, one is to provide a folding square so constructed that one limb can be carried at any desired angle to the other and be firmly held in adjusted position, and wherein the two limbs can be folded to lie "closely edge to edge. A universal steel square is provided capable of being set to any bevel, miter, or for the cuts of body clips, files, and octagonal surfaces, or plumb and level cuts. WAVE- MOTOR.—D. N. GREEN, Sunbury, Ohio. In opertion the apparatus is to be rigidly anchored in any suitable manner on either a sand or rock shore, sufficiently far out into the water to secure the desired opera tion of the waves upon the float and when so anchored the float will be caused to rise and fall under wave influence, being balanced in a measure by a counterbalancing weight, di rectly applied to the beam and the latter ar ranged to directly operate the pump. Hardware. LOCK.—P. H. J. KRULDER and P. KRULDER, JR., New York, ?. Y. This invention relates to sash and mortise locks operated by a key, and has for its object to provide means for closing the keyhole at the side of the lock opposite to that in which the key is used, thereby preventing the lock from being oper ated from the outside, and dispensing with the usual keyholes extending in line with each Dther, and the possibility of looking into a room through the holes. CUTTING-TOOL.—J. CRYER, Walden, ?. Y. rhe purpose of this improvement is to pro duce from a single piece of steel or other suitable metal, a tool having a peculiar, novel form that adapts the device for effective ser vice as a boring tool, a taper reamer and a scraper ; and that may be held for service in ? handle along with a knife blade, or be mounted on a fixed handle. UNIVERSAL WRENCH.—M. KORTH, Seattle, Wash. This wrench comprises an operating bar, a stub head provided with a socket, a uni versal joint between the bar and head, a pin movable transversely in the head, a spring se cured at one end to the head having its op posite free end engaging the outer end of the pin, and a socket member detachably connected with the head and adapted to be engaged by the pin. SADDLE HARNESS RING.—J. J. O'KANE, N'ew York, ?. Y. The improvements in this instance are in rings for attaching traces, thimble-straps, and the back band to a harness saddle. The object is to provide a ring so con structed that it may be rigidly attached to the saddle, thus obviating the constant swing ing movement of the harness when in use, svhieh quickly wears out the attached straps, and causes a rubbing wear on the saddle. Heating and Lighting. FILAMENT FOR INCANDESCENT LAMPS. —E. MCOUAT and H. W. F. LORENZ, Amster dam, ?. Y. The process of making incandes cent filaments in this invention consists in dipping the carbonized core In a caramel solu tion containing finely divided metallic light-;mitting particles in mechanical suspension whereby a coat is deposited on the core through which the particles are dispersed, and carbonizing the coat to render it and the par ticles integral with the core. INCANDESCENT FILAMENT AND PRO CESS.—E. MCOUAT, New York, ?. Y., and H. W. F. LORENZ, Springfield, Ohio. In this im proved filament and process the invention has reference to the manufacture of filaments or glowers such as used in incandescent electric lamps, and the object of the invention is to produce a filament having a high efficiency and a long period of usefulness. CONDENSER.—O. A. NENNINGER, El Paso, Texas. This condenser may be used in com bination with an ordinary house boiler, and comprises a jacket for the boiler. In opera tion steam from an ordinary tea kettle or other vessel on the range is admitted to the con denser, drawing therewith a supply of air to aerate the steam. Here it is partly condensed and then passes into the boiler jacket where condensation is completed. LAMP-SHADE.—W. J. BOESEN, Orange, N. J. Mr. Boesen's invention has for its object to produce an ornamental and serviceable shade made partly of glass sectors so arranged as to exhibit cloth figures pasted inside of the glass and so connected as to obtain certain advan tages in durability, convenience, and strength. HEAT-TRANSFERRING APPARATUS.—V. CROIZAT, Turin, Italy. The apparatus consists of a series of plates provided with wide flanges and formed with openings at the center. These plates are arranged to be nested together and can be used as radiators for a variety of pur poses, such as automobiles, etc., as heaters for baths, and in all cases where it is desired to transmit heat from gases to liquids, or vice versa. Household Utilities. SANITARY APPARATUS.—G. A. LfCAS, 65 Rue Vallier, Levallois-Perret (Seine), France. The object of this inventor is to produce an apparatus intended for destroying all fecal matters, and liquid house refuse by automat ically effecting their transformation into a colorless, inodorous and inoffensive liquid. It can be placed in position either along or across the cesspool on the right hand or on the left and without special construction for each apparatus. AUTOMATIC EGG-BOILER.—C. B. MARTIN, Portland, Oregon. In a certain type of egg boiler the eggs are held submerged by the buoyancy of a hollow vessel In which the water slowly enters. When this vessel is filled to a predetermined point, the eggs are auto matically lifted out of the water. The present invention provides means for regulating the inflow of water Into the vessel. WASHBOARD.—G. C. HAYSLER, Clinton, Mo. Mr. Haysler invented a washboard which may be- readily pressed out of sheet metal. The construction is very simple and econom ical and it provides for adjusting the body portion of the washboard upon the legs, as may be desired. The rubbing surface projects for-wardly and provides at the upper end a re ceptacle for soap, and the like. WELL-DOOR FOR DUMB-WAITERS.—A. E. FISCHER, New York, ?. Y. The object of the inventor is to provide useful improvements in well doors for the elevator shaft, whereby the entrance opening to the shaft on one floor is closed when the entrance opening to the shaft on another floor is opened and vice versa, thus preventing draft in the shaft and thereby re ducing the spread of flames by way of the shaft in case of fire in the building. COFFEE POT AND STEEPER.—C. HOFF MAN, Detroit, Mich. The object in this inven tion is to make improvements whereby coffee or tea may be boiled and then steeped, to im proved degree, the vessel being adapted for use therewith, of a common coffee or tea cup, the latter when arranged in place serving as a cover to the vessel, and adapted to permit effective steeping of the tea or coffee, and then drawing, or permitting flow of the in fusion, direct into the cup from the boiling and infusing vessel. Machines and mechanical Devices. MECHANICAL MOVEMENT. — W. A. WRIGHT, Greeley, Neb. The invention is par ticularly useful in connection with washing machines, churns and the like, in which an alternating rotary movement of certain parts is necessary. The object is to provide a move ment for driving from a manually operated jointed frame having a flexible connection with a driven spindle. CLEARING-WING FOR DITCHING-MA CHINES.—W. UMSTEAD, Jerseytown, Pa. The purpose here is to provide a wing particularly adapted for the ditching machine for which a patent was formerly granted to Mr. Um stead. The wing is readily applicable to al most every type of a ditching machine, is very simple and economic in construction, and auto matic in its action. FLYING-MACHINE.—J. D. PURSELL, Chat tanooga, Tenn. The intention in this case is to produce an aeroplane machine having ef ficient balancing means to maintain its equili brium, and having improved devices for con trolling, at all times, the center of gravity of the weight carried by the machine, and for controlling, also, the action of the air cur rents upon the aeroplane. ATTACHMENT FOR ROLLING-MILLS.—F. MII.LIKEN, New York, ?. Y. The invention has reference to improvements in attachments for rolling mills, being especially directed to improvements in the conveyer table therefor. This table may be either fixed or pivotally mounted, the latter being ordinarily known as a tilting table, which is used in connection with rolls more than two high. WIRE-WORKING MACHINE.—W. H. MER-? EL, Columbus, Ga. The invention is intended especially to be used for forming the short wires or bars which are used in brick-making machinery for cutting the clay into unbaked brick. The object is to produce a machine quickly operated to form an eye at each end of a short length of wire. The construction is such as to enable the length of the wire to be readily adjusted as desired. HEMP-BRAKE.—F. T. MARTIN, Winchester, Ky. The invention pertains to a machine de signed for separating the fiber from the stalks and pulpy parts of hemp and the like, and has for its object to provide a machine, the main or special features of which are a bed pro vided with ribs on which the hemp is laid, and a pair of ribbed rollers which travel back and forth on the material, to break and separ ate the same. PULP-SHAPING MACHINE.—A. Koiir, New York, ?. Y. The invention contemplates a machine preferably altogether automatic In character and of large capacity, for molding articles of papier m ch or other indurated fiber, more especially such articles, for example, as plates, pails, basins, boxes, tubs, and other vessels. SAFETY SET-SCREW.—C. E. HOFFMAN, Thomaston, Conn. The object of the invention is to provide a new and improved safety set screw for securely fastening machine parts in place, such as collars and pulleys on shafts and the like, the set screw leaving no projec tion and allowing convenient removal whenever It is desired. BOOM AND ROTATABLE CIRCLE FOR EX CAVATORS.—J. P. KARR and J. D. RAUCH. Logansport, Ind. In this patent the improve ment is in booms and rotatable circles of land and marine excavators, such as steam-shovels, dredges, and the like. The objects sought and attained by the improved construction, arrange ment, and combination of parts are maximum strength, rigidity, lightness, and durability. ADDING-MACHINE.—B. HOSKINS, Seattle, Wash. This machine is such as used in banks and similar institutions for adding itemized amounts. The object of the invention is to produce a machine which will operate to add the different amounts in a simple manner and which will enable the items added to be printed, together with the totals or aggregate amounts. In operation the machine is substantially au tomatic. AUTOMATIC WEIGHING-MACHINE.—J. H. MCLEOD, La Salle, 111. This machine is adapted particularly for weighing grain and is of that class in which the grain is received into a stationary hopper or bucket connected with a graduated weighing beam so as to tilt the latter when duly filled, whereupon the valve or gate closing the mouth of the weighing hop per is automatically opened to allow discharge of the contents. The present invention is an improvement on two former inventions for which patents were granted to Mr. McLeod. 366 CENTRIFUGAL SEPARATOR.—R. F. COR-DERO, Rubio-Tachira, Venezuela. This centri fugal separator is particularly adapted for sep-ating moisture from coffee beans, although it may be employed for separating other matter. The machine is of very simple construction and enables the separation to be rapidly and thor oughly effected. ATTACHMENT FOR TALKING-MACHINES. —A. DKE 1'. WEAVER and J. E. CARNEY, Mont gomery, Ala. The invention provides means for placing a cartridge of sponge rubber in the horn of a talking machine and compressing the rubber, or expanding it according to the de gree of porosity which the operator desires to confer upon it. By adjusting the sponge rubber the resonance of the air column can be regulated. MAGNETIC SEPARATOR.—G. B. MCCABE, Buffalo, ?. Y. In this separator a drum is provided which is rendered magnetic both with in and without by means of a series of elec tromagnets. The magnetic drum is inclosed in a large cylinder and crushed ore is ad mitted both to the drum and the cylinder. When these are revolved the iron ore clings to the magnetic drum and is removed by brushes which sweep the material into a pair of conveyors. SLICING-MACHINE.—E. A. SEABLRG, Seat tle, Washington. The machine provides means for slicing bread but may be used with equally good results for slicing vegetables. An effec tive draw-cutting action is continuously im parted to the knife while the machine is in operation so that the feed of the material to the knife will be automatic and capable of ad justment to cut a thick, a medium, or a thin slice. ??G?-APPLYING MACHINE.—I. DREYFUSS, New York, ?. Y. The purpose of the invention Is to provide a machine especially adapted for inserting tape into paper boxes, which tape may be employed for holding the contents of the boxes in place. The tape is drawn from a reel, gripped by a needle and carried down thereby through the box after which the tape is automatically cut the desired length. PNEUMATIC TOOL.—E. M. TOBIN, Barre, Vt. This pneumatic tool is so constructed that when the valve is open the full air pressure is admitti'd to the cylinder above the plunger through a straight and direct passage, thus avoiding the loss due to friction which oc curs when air is compelled to flow through long passages having many turns and bends. MACHINE FOR SEPARATING FIBERS FROM THE PULP AND OTHER EXTRAN EOUS MATTER OF PLANTS AND TREES.— E. BKIIKENDT, Manila, Philippine Islands. The invention relates to machines such as shown and described in Mr. Behrendt's former appli cation for Letters Patent of the United States. The object of the present invention is to pro vide useful improvements in the machine whereby a single draw head only is required for a continuous operation of the machine, the construction and operation of the draw head and its carrier being exceedingly simplified. MACiilNE FOR SEPARATING FIBERS FROM THE PULP AND EXTRANEOUS MAT TER OF I'U.\i-. AND TREES.— H. Bi:n-UKNDT, Manila, Philippine Islands. This inven tion relates to brakes employed for separating fibers from the pulp or extraneous matter of the bark or leaf sheaths of the tropical abaca and other plants and trees, especially such as the abaca yielding manila hemp, to be made into rope or cordage, the present machine being an improvement on the machine shown and described in Mr. Behrendt's former application for Letters Patent of the United States, for hemp stripping and cleaning machines. MACHINE FOR SEPARATING FIBERS FUOM THE PULP OF PLANTS AND TUEES. — V.. HKIIKENDT. Manila. Philippine Islands. This improvement refers to breaks employed for separating fibers from the pulp of the bark or leaf sheaf of the tropical abaca (Musa tex tiles) and other plants and trees, especially such as the abaca, which yields manila hemp. The object of the inventor is to provide a ma chine for separating the fibers in an economic manner and without danger of injury to the liber. GAS-ENGINE-KI'.YIiRSINO SWITCH.—E. I'. Hi: PONT, Montchanin, Del. Means are pro vided in this invention for reversing the direc tion of revolution of a gas-engine, employing an electric spark device. Inasmuch as the explosion of gas must take place in definite relation to the position which the crank occu pies in its revolution around the shaft, any circuit controller which times the spark to this relation of the crank must in any reversing mechanism be correspondingly changed to time the spark in the new direction of revolution. COMBINED PIANOFORTE AND AUTO MATICALLY - ACTUATED M 15 C II ? ? I S M. THERKFOK.—.1. BKINHSIEAD. Grafton road, Kentish town. London. England. The invention relates to pianofortes adapted to he played manually or mechanically by means of mechan ism which leaves the keyboard entirely exposed to view, and has for its principal object to enable the automatic mechanism to operate upon the hammer action without the movement being transmitted through or to the keys or key levers, so that the latter are undisturbed when the piano is being mechanically played, and the ronsniuently useless wear and tear of key levers and associated parts are avoided. PUMP-DRAW.—0. G. FORESTER, Bagley, Iowa. When the pump is working means are provided to move the drainage opening out of register with the opening in the casing and to permit the seating of the check valve. When it stops means are provided whereby to permit the drainage of the water from the discharge1 pipe and pump and the parts connected there with. The improvement is entirely automatic in its action, not depending upon any factor except the starting and the stopping of the pump. Prime Movers and Their Accessories. ROTARY ENGINE.—P. MACA. MACKASKIE, Goldfield, Nevada. The invention pertains to improvements in engines or motors of the ro tary type, the object being to provide an en gine, primarily adapted for the use of mixed gasoline and air as a motive agent, but which, by leaving off certain parts may be actuated by steam. SAFETY DEVICE FOR INDICATORS.—I. L. KISER and ?. M. PRINCE, St. Charles, Mo. In this instance the invention refers to certain improvements in means for preventing the escape of steam and water from a boiler in case the glass of the level indicator should become broken, and, at the same time, serving to indicate the fact that the glass is broken. GOVERNOR.—H. F. AMMERMANN and W. LOHSE, New Y'ork, ?. Y. The invention re lates to steam engine governors, and the ob ject is to produce a combination throttle and governor valve, the construction of the valve comprising a spring ; and a further object is to provide improved means for regulating the tension of this spring. MOTOR.—K. F. ERICKSEN, New York, ?. Y. The invention relates particularly to internal combustion motors in which an explosive fuel operates on a turbine. A piston is used to draw in fuel and compress it in the well-known manner. Thereupon it is held station ary and forms an abutment for the impact of the discharge when the fuel is ignited. The fuel passes to a turbine after being somewhat expanded and acts upon the turbine blades after the usual manner. IGNITER FOR INTERNAL-COMBUSTION ENGINES.—F. E. REAM, Green Ridge, Mo. The object of Mr. Ream's invention is to de vise a reliable means for igniting the charge in an internal combustion engine. This end he attains by providing a metal tongue co-acting with a continuously-moving member, prefer ably of emery, or like abrasive material, the parts being arranged to engage each other at the ignition point in the cycle of the engine, so that a shower of sparks is produced in the compressed mixture of fuel and air and flame is propagated instantly. PISTON-VALVE FOR INTERNAL-COMBUS TION ENGINES. — II. W. ADAMS, Fargo, ?. I). The present invention is an improvement upon ] a previous application, and it has for its oh- i ject to provide means whereby air or an ex- ! plosive mixture may he admitted to the piston cylinder through the piston thereof, or whereby j the exhaust gases may be removed through the piston to the outside atmosphere. T-PIPE.—W. ?. BEI.I.MAINE, Pocatello, 1 Idaho. The invention relates to a T-pipe or i connection between the dry steam pipe and the delivery steam pipes of boilers. The un derlying object of the invention is to provide ? connection which shall he readily accessible ? and less subject to temperature extremes than j heretofore, thus insuring an efficient connec tion without interfering with the usual repair and adjusting operations on the boiler. WATER-CURRENT MOTOR.—II. W. SCHMIDT, New York, ?. Y. Mr. Schmidt's in vention has for its object to produce a motor of simple construction which will utilize the energy of water currents. A special object of the invention is to provide an arrangement which will enable the motor to have a wide range of usefulness in practice, and to provide such a construction as will enable the motor to be reversed so as to adapt it to tide move ments. Pertaining; to Vehicles. OILER.—J. W. LADD, Bristol, ?. II. Mr. I.add's invention relates to oilers, his more particular object being to produce a type of oiler comprising an oil receptacle capable of being inserted in a wagon-hub or olher rc-voluhle member, and so constructed as to dis charge oil in small quantities at a predeter mined rate as the member rotates. AUTOMOBILE-TIRE.—G. G. SII.I.IVAN, Buf falo. ?. Y. The invention provides simple means for strengthening the tires of automo biles, and increasing their wearing qualities. The outer shoe is provided with a metallic shield of woven, or linked chain work which while flexible prevents expansion of the shoe and protects the inner tube against puncture or bursting. ATTACHMENT FOR AUTOMOBILES.—II. .T. CAISR, Sumter. S. C. Mr. Carr's invention relates particularly to a device adapted for connection with the cranking shaft of an au tomobile whereby the engine of the automo bile may co-operate with the drum and the cable thereon in pulling the machine out of mud or out of a hole or ditch. ????.—Copies of any of these patents will he furnished by Munn Co. for ten cents each. I'lease state the name of the patentee, title of the Invention, and date of thli paper. J.