The American Sewing Machines noticed in the “Glasgow Chronicle,” and other papers in Scotland, as attracting considerable attention, extracts of which were inserted in the Scientific American two weeks since; are understood to be the machines made by Grover, Baker & Co., ot this city. List of Patent Claims issued from fiie United State Pairani USRce FOR TJIM 'WEEK ENDING AUG. 10. 1853 Bedstead Fastenings—By G. W. Baynes, Thos. Hinty, & Mintor Jackion, of Qlenville, T*. : We claim the combination aud arrangement of the te nons, A A, pins. ? ?, tenons D and F, with a screw, for the purpose set forth. Meat Tenderers—By Wm. Beach, of Philadelphia, Pa : I claim forming a meat m*ul for the purpose designed, by securing to one end of an obloDg block of wood, ffhoe opposite end is formed into a handle a serie of rows of tapered teeth of the form described, cast on a plate or driven singly into the wjod, asmay be desired. Hinges for Folding Bedsteads—ByJottnBin-der, of CbeUea, Mass. : ? claim the method described, of constructing a hinge with the circular bearing surfaces, as set fcrlll. Gun Looks—?? P. F. Charpie.fof Mount Vernon, Ohio : I claim connecting the dog to the hammer by means of a screw passing through a curved slot in the plate, in combination with the packing which encompasses the curved slot, by which combination I am enabled to place the mainspring and dog on the inside of the Iocs plate, and prevent the admission of moisture within the lock, aa set forth. [See notice of this invention on page 298, Vol. 8, Sci. Am ] Painted Carpets—ByThomas Crossley, of ? ox-bury, Mass. : I claim an a new article of manufacture, a single pip printed carpet, made by combining the warps and filling, in the manner described, and subsequently printing them on one or both sides ; I having discovered that fabrics woven in this manner could be printed on one or both sides witdout the colors passing through and discoloring or intermingling with the colors on tha opposite ide of the fabric. Rudder Bbace—-By B. F Delano, of Chelsea, Mass : I claim, fir-t, the brace connected with the rudder, aa described and set iorth. Second, I claim the combination of the brace, with the elliptical tiller, or any other analogous device, for the purpose of actuating the rudder by the application of power to the braces instead of to the rudder itself. Iacing ??-??,???? —Br ? ? Dyott, of Philadelphia, Pa. : I claim the method described, of supporting a veneering or faciog of thin cast iron or ether plates upon their inside, and uniting the same firmly with the external surface of the building, by so fixing the plates in relation to the wall as to leave a feuflieiunt space between them, to allow a cement in a liquid form to be poured in to fill the space and all the interstices of the plate perfectly, solidify around and upon the hooks and other fafit-, enings, exclude tue air and all dampness, whereby the veneering ia strengthened, protected, and preserved, as set forth Machines for Preparing Spoke Timber—By A W. Grraheart, of lieallsville. Ohio : I claim* the arrangement of the adjustable bed, the bridle or clamp, the sliding guide or gauga, and foot lever, for the purpose set forth, Socket for Auoer Hahdles and Braces—By ?. H McKiuley, of fligginsport, Ohio : I do not claim the enaliliog the shipping or unshipping of a bit or auger from its stock or handle ; but I claim the peculiar arrangement of mechatii.-mby which I enable the shipping and unshipping of the bit and handle of an auger or other boring tooJ, that is to say, the socket having a circular head and vibrating cap, whose aperture oa-u be made at one position to coincide with the mouth of the socket, and in the other position to oppose its straight edges to the projecting corners of the shank, the cap being retained in the desired position by spring and notch, ag described, or its equivalent. Draught Apparatus of Seed Planters—By Jacob Mumma, of Mount Joy, Pa : I claim the combination of a tongue, having motion vertically and laterally, with the directing and supporting wheel, as Hbt forth. Drop ilAMMEBS~-By ?. ?. Koot, of iTa:tforc). Ct. ; L do not wish to limit myself to the special construction specified, so ljnr as the same effects are produced by equivalent means I claim the method of elevating the drops or hammers by means of a sciew having a continuous rotary mocion in combination with the mechani.ini. or its equivalents, for disconnecting the drops or hammers from the screw to permit them to drop, as described I also claim the method of disconnecting the drops or hammers by the rotation t.f the elevating screw which is notched t-j catch and act upon the finger, or its equivalent, coaneete'l with the hlifie, to forco it back aud clear the tineai of the ecreis, as spe-oiSed. I also claim, in combination witli Uie slide which connects the d op or hammer with the elevating screv, and with the fmgeron the iliue, or thi-ir equivalents, the etnplo,yni9ut of a catcU lever oritstqu:-va'eut for holding up lUe lirop or hammer when it is libe. aUd from the elevating screw, aud theie to hold it until ic is required to b drojipfjd, described Lastly, I claim, in combination **ith the slide which loruis the connection with the elevating s'rtiw, aud with ti.u catcli that holds the said .-lide ifheu liberated from che elevating screw, oi their fniura lentS) the employment it' the rebound latch., .*?.??? liberates the parts by u. rabound when the ??? ?' hammer btrikws, as spacitid. Trip Hammer—By Wm. Van Anden, of Pough-keepsie, ? V : I do not claim elevating the Lain-iner shaft by means of cams ; neither do I claim the frietion rollers, i-respctive of the paicular manner of arranging or attaching th%nl to ths1 hammer i-haft, as shown. But I claim, first, attaching a coUar to on** eud of the harnruar-i-haft, said collar working loosely over a shaft which has a bpnng attajhed to it for the purpose of forcing down the hammer shaft; the t-hift beiotf provided with a H t screw, or its equivalent and lever, arranged an described, by which, upon properly adjusting paid Hot screw, or its tquivalent, I ihe hammer may be made 1/j descend upon the block $ or ;'iisl with greater or less force, as do.L'C:ibcd. to. Second, I claim the employment or use of the friction rollers attached to a vibrating frame, arranged as shown, for the purpose of relieving, instantaneously, the cams from the pressure of the rollers, when the highest points of the cams have papsed the lowest centers of the rollers, thus preventing the wearing of the cams at their highest points, as set forth. [See description of this invention on page204, Vol. 8, Sci. Am] ?ee?p Loatueg Fire-Arms-Bj J. P. Schenkl (assignor to J. ? Schenkl cA S. Saroni,) of Boston, Mass. : I do not claim uniting the breech to the barrel by means of right and left screws, portions of which are cut away to enable the one to enter the other, the two being eecuied together by a partial revolution of one of them, as this has been done before. But I claim the combination of parte for the purpose of operating the movable breech constructed and operating as described. Hill Side Plows—By W. H. Babbit, of Waynes-burgh, Pa.: I claim constructing at;d arranging head in the hinge which connects the beam of the plow with the urright, so as to losk said hinge "by means of a bolt before the pivot of paid hinge, and by a lever behind said pivot, for the purpose of making the boariDgs in said hinge adjustable, as set forth. Scbjiw Wrench—By A G. Coos, of Worcester, Maas : I am aware that the movable jaw has been moved by means of a screw, I do not claim such to be my invention, but I claim the combination and arrangement of the screw tube, its external and internal screws, the screw on the shank, the annulus, aud its left screw, as applied to the sliding jaw, the whole being made to operate together, as set forth, enabling a person to readily move the sliding jaw on the shanb with a velocity compounded of the velocities of motion of two left screws oa two right screws, as described. Ship Block—By Wm. & S. G. Coleman, of Providence, ? I : We claim the described mode of constructing the hook and eye staple of the ship's block, and supporting it -within, and by means of the cheeks without, any extension of it around and in contact with the sheave pin, and whether each of the sheeks is made whole or in two parts, as specified, aud in combination therewith we claim the mode of sustaining the sheave piii) and connecting the two parts of each cheek, viz , by a metallic rod extended through them, and directly under ana against the sheave pin; as specified. Macinert fob Peoging Boots and Shoes—By A. C. Gallahue, of AUeghany City, Pa. Ante dated Feb. 18. 185S : I claim, first, the sliding lever, fcav ing a hook thereon for entering the staple of the last, which, passiog through slots in the uprights of the turn-table, secures the last to said table, by the introduction of the wedge, as set forth. Second, I claim the turn table mounted on the sliding table, which works on ways upoo the moviDg table, and is actuated by springs, for the purpose of keeping the edge of the sole at all times in contact with the gauge, when this is combined with mecha nism for giving the turn table a semi-revolution at the point where its center is brought opposite the awl, by the motion of the table, that regularity in inserting the pugs may be secured. Third, I claim the combination of the spring, lever, catch, or their equivalent, sliding wheels, racks, miter wheels, by which a semi-revolution is given the turn table (while the pegs are being inserted around the heel) by the shifting of the cogwheel from rack 7 into 6, on the release of the lever from the catch, and the return of said cog wheel into the rack 7, on tne releose of the spring from the oatch, by which means it acts on the upper side levr, as set iorth. Fourth. I claim the cam and rod, secured to the hammer and helical spring, by which a graduated driving stroke is given'the awl and its rod, in com binatio with cam 2 rod ? (upon which slide the hammer), and helical spring, by which a driving stioke is given the peg driver alternately with that of the awl and its rod ; it being understood that 1 do not claim the general feature of a hammer and rod carrying an awl, and spring for driving the awl operated by a cam, aa this has been done heretofore, but the particular mode or combination in which they are used, as claimed. Fifth, I claim giving the peg tube and driver aside motiou, independent of the awl and awl rod, by means the cam and lever, or their equivalent, for the purpose of bringing the peg directly over the hole punched in the sole of the shoe by the withdrawn awl, as set forth. Sixth, I claim the combination of the cam and stirrup, with toe swung peg cutter, oy which the peg wood is split with the grain of the wood from below, by the knife, and-at the same time forced in the tube, it being understood that I do not claim the general feature of a peg cutter forming one side of the tube through which the peg is drawn, but only the particular mode of applying it as claimed Oven Doors of Cooking Stoves and Ranges —By Gibson North, of Philadolphia, Pa : I claim the application of an adhesive coat of enamal or other fcubstance answering the same purpose, to the inside of the oven doors of ranges or cooking stoves, as described. Boat oh Soow—By A. B. Tewksbury, of Boston, Mass.: I claim the metbod of constructing a boat, viz , by attachihg its rudes and ends to its bottom by water-tight hinges, in combination with connecting the edges of the sides and ends by water-tight flexible gores, as described, so that the boat may be unfolded, or the sides and ends be turned down into tlie plane of the bottom, thereof, aa explained. Discharging Breech ILoading Fire-Arms—By Henry Stanton, TJ. S. A.: I claim the method decii bed, oi tiring the charge of bieech-loading arms by the breech itself, in the act of closing, thereby dis pentiog with tae ordinary lock, and greatly simplifying trie construction of arms and diminishing correspondingly their cost and liability to get out of order, and increasing their durability and efficiency. I also claiip the method of igniting the charge by shearing through the fulminating compound attached to the cartridge, as set forth. DESIGN. Cooking Stove—ByJ. W.VanCleve (assignorto James Greer & Co., of Dayton, 0.
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