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1867 Scientific American  
TnILL COUPLING_-Sllas Rogers, Stanfordville, N. Y.-Tbis Invention re lates to a new and improved mode of cOMectlng tbllls to axles, wbereby the th illsmay be readily attached to and detached from the axle, andall rattling of tbe parts avoided_ TRY SQUARE.-J. E. Cowdery, Wheatland, Iowa.-Thls invention relates to an improvement in try squares, and consists in a blade held to a cross piece by a pivot aud furnished with a fi nger pointing to a graduated scale. IRONING TABLE.-.Ubert A. Cbittenden,
more » ... oston, Mass.-Tbls invention relatee to an improved jroning table, and consists of a table or skirt board sup ported at one end upona rail secured to the wall and settlngunder a bracket. 359 MANUFAOTURE OF TRUNKS, VALISES, ETo.-Samuel S. R[, tor. PhHadelphia. Pa.-The object of this luvention Is to manufacture a substantial leather trunk, which sball bave no seams at tbe edges, and which may be made en tirely without s�itcbing, for the purpose of economy, strength, and (lura· bHlty. SEWING MACHINE.-Caleb Cadwell, Waukegan, Ill.�Tbis invention Is de signed to effect im"Jrovements in the mechanism forteeding and guiding tho WOOD TYPE CABINET OR CAsE_-Charles Aldrich , Marshalltown, Iowa_cloth, regulating the tension, taking up the slack thread,and winding the cutters, of dlJ!"erent sizes, arranged in such a manner that tbev may be mani-By tbe present invention a cabinet or case t or wood type is provided, w hich thread upon tbe spools; and in the method of retaining the Sllools upon uulated or adjusted so that the several layers of leather composing a heel in its construction i. Simple, and.1n its operation convenient and most p rac· the 1 r axes, and op e rating the shuttle_ DEVICE FOR CUTTIl!fG BOOT AND SHOEHEELs.-Benj_F, Goddard, Charles· town, Mass.-This invention relates to a new and improved macbine for cut ting boot all([ shoe heels, and is designed to .ave labor ancl stock in the pro duction of tbat work. Tbe invention consists of a combination of dies or may be cutout to form a heel approximating to the desired sbape, requiring ticable, and one in which the type can be kept entirel y free of dust or dirt_ but a trifi lng amount of trimming In order to finIsh It. TOWELs.-John Cash, Coventry, England.-Thls invention relates to an imbuc k l e embraced in the present Invention is extremely simple in its construe proved metbod of manufacturing towels to be employed for friction ot the surface of tbe skin of persons after batbing, or simHar purposes. HAND LOOM.-T.Henry Tibble_, Kansas City, Mo.-This invention relates to imporvements in an ordinary hand loom, and consists in a new device tor operating the drivers and throwing the shuttle by the motion of the lay, with one picker staff and a shifting weight, and working the treadles by direct action of the lay, without treadles, through tile medium of cam rollers. HAND LOoM.-A.Smlth and P. P. Smith, Plymouth, Mo.-This invention re lates to improvements in tbe construction and arrangement of a hanel loom, and consists in a device connected with the shuttle drtvers in such a manner that the motion of the lav shall operate on tile drivers to throw the shuttle, and also a device connecting the treadle shaft with the lay to work the t"eadle. SNOW PLow.-James·S. Zane. Pleasant Plains, lll.-This invention relates to an improvement in the construction of snow plows for railroads, and con sistsin inclined planes which are mounted on a truck and rise from the bed of the road to an elevated double mold board, wblch is hinged and so ar ranll"ed in combination with machinery tuat it may be raised and lowered as required.
doi:10.1038/scientificamerican12071867-359a fatcat:yryjlipakbbjbjagcxcsgf7taq