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jar cover B d and jar A^ in the manner and for the purpose described.

No. 39,028. — James Bailey, of Prairie Township, Henry county, Ind. — Improved Drag
Saw. — ^Patent dated June 30, 18iS3. — ^This arrangement consists in devices for securing porta-
bility and convenience in a hand machine for cross-cutting logs, and in a method of attaching
the saw to the pitman.

C/aim. -^First, the arrangement of the inclined frame-pieces A A, in combination with the
upright stand B, front and back sills C and D, and braces F F, in the manner described, and
for the purpose herein specified.

Second, the truck wneels S S and handles T T, in combination with the arrangement of
the ffuide F and brac^ G and H, and saw-blade attachment, substantially in the manner and
for the purpose herein specified. «

Third, the connecting link C, figures 2 and 3, in combination with the pitman strap A, and
■aw-blade strap B, in tne manner and for the purpose herein specified.

No. 39,029.— Samuel M. B.\RNETT, of New York, N. Y. -^Improved Washing Machine,^
Patent dated June 30, 1863. — ^The object of this invention is to imitate the hand operation,
spreading the clothes on the wash-board, applying the soap, rubbing and feeding the clothes
along, so as to expose the entire garment to the action. This is accomplished by a recipro-
cating rubber and feed, with a swinging soap-box and other minor appliances.

Claim, — First, the arrangement of the reciprocating cross-head E, provided with rubbing
rollers d and swinging soap-box G, and moving in the slotted hinged frame 0, which is ad-
justable by a trea(Se £>, in the manner and for the purpose substantially as shown and de-
scribed.

Second, the adjustable spring /, in combination with the soap-box G, as and for the pur-
pose set forth.

Third, the feed-arms H, in combination with the reciprocating rubber-head E, and soap-*
box G, substantially as and for the purpose specified.

Fourth, the arran^ment of the swivel arm M with the furnace r, in combination with the
frame A, which cames the wash-board B, as and for the purpose described.

No. 39,030.— A. C. L. Devaux, of King William street, London, England. — Improve"
ment in Granaries, — Patent dated June 30, 1863. — ^This invention consists of a series of up-
right bins for grain, which are constructed with air spaces around them and central perforated
. tubes within them communicating with the spaces between the double walls, through all which
passa^s a blast of air from a fan is driven, to secure the ventilation of the grain.

C^im.— The grain receptacle A, when made with perforated walls and an air space be-
tween the receptacles, in combination with the central perforated air tubes B, as herein shown
and described.

Also, the lateral air pipes 0, in combination with the central tubes B and receptacles
A, as herein shown ana aescribed.

No. 39,031.— Charles N. Brock, of Philadelphia, Pa.— /mjirored Siphon Filter for
Drawing Sirups^ ipc, — ^Patent dated June 30, 1863. — ^The containing vessel has a pipe in-
serted in the lower side, which is connected by a jointed tube with a noating-filter, composed
of two parts, Uie lower one being a chamber of mtering material connecting with the jointed
pipe, and the upper one forming the float, which causes the filter to remain near the surface
of the liquid.

Claim, — Having tlje filter or filtering drawer C constructed with the float D immediately
above it, in combination with the jointed pipe B, all in the manner herein shown and described.

No. 39,032. - >rAME« C. Campbell, of New York, N. Y,—Improvemmt in Combined^ Pike
and Revolving Fire-arm, — ^Patent dated June 30, 1863. — This weapon consists of a pike or
lance, to which is attached a cylindrical system of barrels, or revolving chambers ; these
by projections in the rear are made to reset the hammer by the rotation of the barrel and
notch, and a spike in the but, which may be protruded at will to stick the weapon upright
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Claim, — Tint, the combination with a lance of a many-chambeted cylinder of similar
character to that of a revolving fire-arm, fitted to rotate upon the pole or shaft of the lanco,
snbstantiallv as herein described.

Second, the combination of the series of ratchet-like teeth on the rear of the so-applied
many-chambered cylinder, the sliding hammer and the spring, substantially as and for the
purpose herein specified.

Third, the movable spike fitted and secured in the but of the lance, pole or shaft, sub-
stantially as and for the purpose herein specified.

No. 39,033.— John E.. Chase and Joseph Toy, of Simsbury, Hartford county. Conn. —
hnprovemtnt in Tape Fuse. — Patent dated June 30, 1863.— The claim is perfectly clear and
does not require explanation.

Claim, — The employment, as a covering for fuze, of tape composed of two warps and an
interposed lap of cotton or other fibrous material, substantially as herein specified.

No. 39.034.— William Corbin Clark, of Baltimore, Jid.^ Improvement in Boot Trees, —
Patent dated June 30, 1863. — ^The invention consists in making the calf-piece of a rocker
shape, vibrating upon a pomt under the impulse of a screw, which is provided with a point
of impact by a sliae in tne shin-block of the tree, and capable of applying the force to any
required part of the boot. The calf-piece has a slot, in which the screw works, and the
latter has adjustable collars on its shank. From the instep of the last it projects forward in
a wedge-shape, between side-stretcher blocks, so as to bnug a lateral pressure upon the part
occupied by the ball of the foot and the corresponding part on the other side.

Claim. — First, the constructiou and employment ot a lever staff or ** calf-stretcher piece"
//, formed with the double incline surfaces g g h h\^ and provided with the elongated slot
f, by which said lever staff is'adjustable up and down, in and out, and whereby the leg,
keel, instep, or toe of the boot may be acted on separately, by one single horizontal hand it
o, substantially in the manner as set forth and described.

Second, the employment of an adjustable sliding stop piece-^ d attached to the tibia or
shin-block a a a a^ together and in combination with the oorizoutal tightening screw n o and
lever staff ^ieceffg g hhij^ for the purpose as herein set forth and descrit^H].

Third, the construction of the attachable, angular or wedge-shape last s « 5 i , together '
with the attachable side-stretcher blocks qqq fi% when combined, employed and operated in
connexion with the lever BtfiSffg g hhijf substantially in the manner and for the purpose
set forth and described.

Fourth, the emplovment of adjustable collars p pp Pi when combined and used with the
adjustable lever staff or calf-stretcher piece /^ h ij, for the purpose and in the manner sub-
stantially as set forth and described.

• No. 39,035.— Lyman S. Colburn, of Oberlin, Lorain county, 0\ao. —Improvement in
Chums. — Patent dated June 30, 186;<. — In this chum the shall is horizontal, and consists of
a flattened piece with angular edges, and on its sides wings or beaters, set a little obbquely
with the plane of rotation.

Claim, — The above-described dasher, having the flat oblique beater and the broad horizontal
shaft, constructed and operated substantially m the manner and for the purposes set forth.

No. 39,036.— James E. Cronk, of Poughkeepsie, N. Y. — Improvement in Water EUva-
tors, — Patent issued June 30, 1863; antedated January 10, 1863. — The improvement is in
the method of at .'aching or diseng^^ng the lOose roller on the shaft, so as to be engaged in
the upward motion and allow the tree descent of the bucket when rotated in the contrary*
direction.

The windlass roller is loose upon the shafl, and a sleeve or collar with a ratchet wheel
slipping endwise on the shaft is engaged or disengaged with the roller by the rotation of the
shall, the latter carrying a pin which works in an oblique slot in the collar ; a dog prevents
the rotation of the ratchet wheel, except in one direction.

Claim^ — The combination and arraogement of the shaft J, loose roller G, ratchet N, or its
equivalent, and shdmg tube M, substantially as described.

No. 39,037.— Lafayette Doolittle, of Bushville, Sullivan county, N. Y.— -Improved
Planing Machine.— Ve^teni dated June 30, 186;?. — This machine is intended for planing
shingles, pickets, &c., which are fed in automatically, being taken one by one by a recipro-
catmg head and pushed between the plane bit and the pressure roller.

The bits are dupl.cated, and a piece fed with each motion of the head.

Claim. — ^Tlie stationary knives or planes D D and pressure rollers E E, in combination
with the recipi ocanng plate or head G and the stops or gates J J, all arranged for joint opera-
tion as and for the purpose specified.

Also, the curved bar K when applied to the platform B, and in such relation with the
planing mechanism as to discharge the siiing.es or other articles planed, laterally from the
ODiachine, as set forth.



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No. 39,038.— N. T. Edsok, of New Orleans, litk^—Improvtment in Sttam Engines. ^T^imi
dated June 30, 1863. — ^This is a vibrating cylinder engine. The steam chest acting as a
ralve has ports, and is held against the cylinder by a roller, pla^, and stay attached to tba
shaft.

The steam pipe is connected to the moving chest by a joint held against the chest by a
plate, and an arrangenoent of a movine block in the eccentric frame regulates the opening of
the ports, and the speed is controlled by the connexion of these parts with the governor, by
means of the angle rod and lever.

Claim, — ^First, the using of a steam-chest for a slide valve, in combination with the roller
gj plate A, and stay J, substantially as set forth.

8e6ond, the ioint Fig. 3 in combination with the plate 4, by which the gland 2 is held
against the packing. ,

Third, the combmaHon of the eccentric frame in and block o, for the purposes specified.

Fourth, the combination of the eccentric rod /», governor rod m, angle lever v, and lever r,
when acted upon by the governor to regulate the speed of the engine.

No. 39,039. - LuciU8 Evans, of Fayettevill^, Onondaga county, N. Y, —Improved ^friMg-
ing Machine, — Patent dated June 30, 1863. — ^The rollers are covered with elastic materia,
their journals wrapped with a Fig. 8 band, so as to make them rotate together on motion
being imparted to the lower one ; the upper one is joumalled in sliding boxes under the
pressure of elliptic springs.

Claim, — The arran^ment and combination of the cross-band and pulleys with elastie
, rollers, when anrangecTand combined with the elliptic springs K and the sliding boxes I, m
herein described and for the purposes set forth.

No. 39,040.— Addison C. Fletcher, of' New York, N. t. - Improvement in Condenmt
^or Steam Engines, — ^Patent dated June 30, 1863. — The invention consists of a rotair fan
n connexion with a chamber containing a series of parallel radiators, into which the exhaust
steam is delivered, whereby air is driven through the intervening spaces and warmed for
Buppl^ring the boiler furnace, while the steam in the radiator is condensed.

Claim, — ^The ^angement of the rotary fan to draw tbe air directly through the box or
chamber B, and between the radiators A, A, without the intervention of pipes or passages,
substantially as and for the purpose herein set forth.

No. 39,041.— Edward 0. Gillette, of San Francisco, C^\,— Improvement in Heating
Apparatus.— Ta^teni issued June 30, 1863; antedated Februarjr 21, 1863.— The invention
consists of an attachment to a stove for heating purposes, and has a lower and upper chamber
communicating with the stove respectivelv, and connected by pipes, around which is an air
chamber receiving fresh air from without by means of a pipe, and discharging it through an
urn in contact with a trickling stream of water from a cup.

Claim. — First, the urn-shaped vessel I, annular perforated ring rf, concave sprinkler «,
and water vessel J, arranged in combination with the air chamber and operating in the manner
and for the purpose described.

Second, tne arrangement of the upper and lower compartments B D, having ingress and
egress openings K L, communicating with each other through the flues 6, in combination
with the cold-air pipe GK air chamber C, and exit tube U, when used with the vaporizing
apparatus set forth in the preceding claim, substantially as described.

No. 39,042.— P. J. GiNDRE and John Doerler, of Cincinnati, Ohio.— Improvement in
Ovens. — Patent dated June 30, 1863. — This portable oven is supported by iron standards
'Upon the axles of a wagon, and entirely enveloped by furnace or flue space except at the
door.

This circular oven in its horizontal section has a turn-table in its interior for convenient
filling and discharging. The space under the turn-table and above the roof of the furnace
is provided with ventiUtting apertures.

Claim. — First, the arrangement of the oven A, placed concentrically within and entirely
enveloped by the portable furnace B, in combination with a cart or wagon, substantially as
set fortn.

Second, a portable oven, circular in its horizontal section, and having an elevated and
revolving floor E, capable of discretionary ventilation on its under side, as and for the pur-
poses set forth.

Third, in the described adaptation to a portable oven, the ventilating chamber a", inter-
posed between the floor E and bottom a' of the oven proper, and having registered commu-
nications F/ with the external air, substantially as and for the purposes set forth.

No. 39,043.— W. D. Guseman, of Morgantown, Monongalia county, Ysl.— Improvement in
Fire Grates. — Patent dated June 30, 1863. — The fire grate protrudee into the room, and has
a metallic flue leading to the chimney, which is provic&d with a curved sliding plate coming
down to the grate bars to act as .a blower, and also a damper plate to close tne flue-opening
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C/atm. — ^The damper G, whto arranged as shown and used in connexion with the fine F,
the sll^n^ blower or screen D, and the firont and bottom grates B G, as and for the porpose
herein set forth.

No. 39,044.— WiLLUM C. Herider, of Miami Town, Hamilton county, Ohio.— /mj^rovs-
meni in Farm Gates, — Patent dated June 30, 1863.— This g^te has oblique brace bars and
chord rods with connecting rods for setting up the braces.

Claim, — The combination of the bars B B^ one or more, and the adjusting chord-rods D
6, one or more, with the connecting rod £, in the manner herein shown and described.

No. 39,045.— Jambs P. Herron, of Washington, D. C.-— Folding and Riding Paper,^
Patent dated June 30, 1863. — This invention consists of a method of ruling paper in lengths,
with a hiatus for a folding space, and in roiling it around a roller, with a covering for more
convenient transportation.

Claim, — First, the ruling and foldmg figs. 1 and 2, substantially as set forth.

Second, the rolling or packing, as described and shown in Fig. 5.

Third, the cutting of the paper into the form shown in Figs. 1 and 2, in combination with
the ruling and foldmg shown m scud Figs. 1 and 2, substantiallj as described.

No. 39,046.— Simeon Hetwood, of Claremont, Sullivan county, N. H.— /mprovetf ShingU
Machine. — Patent dated June 30, 1863. — In this machine the shingles c^re cut by a circular
saw from the bolt which is clamped on a sliding frame in connexion with a tilting bed to so
present the block to the saw as to secure the requisite taper to the shingle.

Claim. — The combination of the bevelled tilting bed G^, shaft /, and supporting bars 9,
with the adjustable bars H, reciprocating frame D, levers £ F, dogs G, ana saw C, in the
manner and for the purpose herein shown and descri^.


No. 39,047.— Alonzo Hitchcock, of New York, N. Y. —Improvement in Steam Boiiers,^
Patent dated June 30, 1863.— ^The improvement consiste in bolting the ends of the flues to
plates which constitute the ends of the boiler, and are removable to admit of repair, cleans-
mg, &c.

Claim, — Securing the flues of steam boilers to beads which may be removed from the
shell, substaDtially in the manner described and for the purpose set forth. ^

No. 39,048.— Chester Hoisington, of Seward, Winnebago county, J\\.— -Improvement in
Bag- Cutting Machine. — Patent dated June 30, 1863. — ^The machine c<msists of a sled and
driver's seat with a V-shaped knife attached horizontallv to the runner, so as to share off
inequalitias in the ground, snch as muskrat houses, ant hills, &c. ; the scraper attached to a
bench /ollowing to distribute the same, and a roller to level and condense it.

Claim. — First, the sled provided with the knife A and seat F, as and for the purposes set
forth.

Second, in combination with the sled, the adjustable scraper B, constructed and operating
as and for the purposes set forth.

Third, the combination of the roller C, {provided with the box £, with the sled and scraper
B, in the manner and for the purposes set forth.

No. 39,049. — John P. Jager, of Eureka, Winnebago county, Wis.— Improvement in
Threshers. — Patent dated June 30, 1863. — ^The improvement consists of a rocking frame
with ribs on its under side, striking into a corresponding bed or platform with a drawing'
motion ; the subsequent cleaning process being executed by a screen and fan.

Claim. — ^The combination of the rocking beater frame with a fan and screen, substantially
in the manner and for the purposes set forth.

No. 39,050— Mel viN Jincks, of Steuben countv, N. Y. ^Improvement in Chum Dashers. —
Patent dated June 30, l863.->-The vertical shaft is hexagonal in section. In each side are
radial arms with thin blades set obliquely, at an angle, say, of 45^, to the axis, which are
thinner and wider at their outer ends.

Claim. — ^The arrangement o{ the arms b in the shaft A, as and for the purpose herehi de-
scribed.

No. 39,051.— James J. Johkston, of Alleghany, Pa., and James E. Weaver, of Tem-
perance vi He, Alleghany county. Fa.— Improvement in Machine for Hulling Barley y ^c. —
Patent issued Juno 30, 186^; antedated March 6, 1863.— This machine is used for taking
the cuticle from barley, and makine what is termed "pearl barley." It consists of a revolv-
ing drum in a case ot a corresponding shape, the adjacent surfaces being roughened by a
coat of emery ; and an arrangement of a Utlting bar provided for distributing the grain in
the case, so as to secure an equal action on all the grain.

Claim. — The use of the wooden drum A, with bevel or coniformed sides, in combination
with the bevelled or coniformed sides d of the case, and elevating bar o, said drum and sides
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No. 39,052. — ^Morton Judd, of New Britain, Hartford connty, Conn. — Improvement in
Sash Fasteners.— V&teni dated June 30, 1863. — ^This appliance is for locking the sasb to-
gether, and consists of a joint by which the clamping lever is attached to the plate, having
its flanged hob working in a socket with an intei^osed spring.

Claim.— Virst, the lever c with the flange 3 around the nub 2 setting over the flange h on
the plate a, as specified.

Second, the hollow hub 2 and spring 4 to retain the lever c in position, as specified.

No. 39,053.— John M. D. Keating, of New York, N. Y,— Envelope Jlfac/«itie.— Patent
dated June 30, 1863.— The blanks, previously cut, are carried by a series of motions under
the plunger, when the bed for the face of the envelope is raised by a cam, and the plunger
being elevated the flaps are lapped over cuid pressed down by a series of devices too numer-
ous to specify ; the cams working the counter-shafts now raise the levers and open the flap-
folders, when the face bed swings down and discharges the envelope.

Claim. — First, the adjustable bed in combination with the i'olditig mechanism, substantiallj
as described, whereby the machine can be readily adjusted to fola the envelope loose or tight
end for vaiying thicknesses of paper, substantially jis described and set forth.

Second, in combination with the folding mechanism the plate II covering the aperture in
the form, thereby preventing the blanks trom catching or displacement as they are seized
and carried under the plunder, substantially as described and set forth.

Third, in combination with a movable form for carrying the blanks and a folding mechan-
ism, substantially as described, the sleeve shaft 4 to work the form, substantially as de-
scribed.

No. 39,054.— Geo. Lissender and John Lacey, of Chicago, IlL— Improvement in Hold'
ersof Tools for Grinding.— Patent issued June 30, 1863; antedated March 1, 1863.— This
consists of a IrameMSupported by legs upon the grindstone frame, and to the bridge piece of
the frame, which is vertically aojustable by screws, is a sliding pendant rest in which the
tool is placed, having in addition to its longitudinal a rolling motion. ,

Claim. — ^First, the movable bed pieces C C, posts D D, and guide E, constructed, com-
bined, arranged, and operating substantially as set forth.

Second, the clamp U, constructed substantially as described, turning on journals 2 2, and
suspended from the g^de £ by means of the pendent slides F F, arand for the purpose set
forth.

Third, the stone A, frame B, adjustable bed pieces C, posts D, with their adjustable screws
5, the guide £, clamp H, and pendent slides F, constructed, combined, and arranged sub-
stantially as described.

No. 39,055.— John A. Lloyd, of St. Paul, Minn. — Improvement in Chums. — Patent dated
June 30, 1863. — Attached to a vertical shaft are four radial dashers, consti'ucted alternately
of wooden slats and of wire netting ; these have a reciprocating rotaxy motion by means of
a pinion on the shaft engaged bv a segment wheel.

Claim. — The wooden slat dashers C C in combination with the win dashers A A, lever
br^et, gear, and tub, all operating in the manner and for the purposes set forth.

No. 39,056.— Samuel N. Long and M. E. Hathaway, of Chatham, Mass.— /mprow-
ment in Locks. — Patent issued June 30, 1863 ; antedated June 9, 1863. — This loc^ has a
* series of guard wheelq provided with slotted annular flanges, the slots being adapted to allow
the passage of projections on the bolt ; the guard wheels are moved by and connected to the
disk index wheels and the series set on any required combination on which alone will all the
slots correspond with the salient pins on the bolt. The bolt and latch are operated by a cam
on the knob shaft.

Claim. — First, the guard wheels A constructed with annular flanges /, slotted at a, and
serrated on their inner and outer surfaces, all as herein shown and described and for the pur-
poses set forth.

Second, the described combination of the guard wheels A and index wheels D with clamp
nuts d for connecting or disconnecting them, as explained.

Third, the combination of the bolt B, latch E, and cam C, all constructed and arranged
as herein shown and described, so that the bolt and latch may be operated either simultane-
ously or separately, as explained.

No. 39,057.— John C Love, of Pittsburg, V^.-^Improved Furnace for Burning as Fuel
Tar, Oil, ^c— Patent dated June 30, 1863.— This invention consists in the application of a
series of long shallow trays placed between the grate-bars with a space between them to ad-
mit a free passa^ for the air, the tar or oil being supplied from a heater through a series of
small pipes leading to the trays, the heater being placed in such proximity to \he furnace as
to liquefy the tar, &c., before passing it to the travs.

Claim. — The use and combination of a series of long shallow troughs or trays with a box
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trongbs or travs aforesiudf and placing^ said box or heater in such oIom proximit j to the fhr-
nace as that the tar or oil shall oecomo heated so as to generate gas beiore passing into the
troughs or trays, for the purposes herein showir and set forth.



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