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About The Plattsmouth daily herald. (Plattsmouth, Nebraska) 1883-19?? | View Entire Issue (Oct. 27, 1891)
SLICK PATENT FAKI
THE HARM THEY DO AND TH
rvrCIT TUCV IICC
Ambitious, Hardworking Inventor Art
fnair Vktlni Thmy Ceaarallj OperaU
T FubUahlng a l'rr What That
Prorataa and Bow Thajr Avoid tha Law.
Of the making of patents there is nc
ml, like the milking of book. Th
bookmaker and tha patentee are hull
brothers, the one making machine fur
the convenience of the mind, and the
other mukins ttiiria for the con venienet
uf hand. Both we through the same
glass, and both see the illusive Vision ol
wealth and fame. The distinction ii
that bookmaking and patentinakinj,
which are' failure, produce an army pi
desperate cranks, whose persistence ol
purpose is equaled only by the nselesn
es or impracticability of the book ol
patent. This a'e of invention has, how
ever, produced orm class of inventors
4ned faairs,, Wuicti ueriVea A liVi-Ii-bood
by it schemes to driw the coin
from the pockets of the better claws of
. The patent fakir in some citiei is Ixv
couuns Rnincrjjnr:. JirofJK-reui rul hold.
It is only a qnetitinii of time until con
gress will have to suppress him.
The "patent fakir," us distinguished
from the legitimate a'ent, is to called
because he runs an agency that is a pur
fake. Any one can become a fakir, and
' he doesn't need much knowledge ol
either patent laws of mechanical laws.
The legitimate patent a ,'ent is a man ot
wide knowledge, easily commanded.
The fakir simply rents a suite of roomi
ndpu!s up his sin. Then he frequent
ly begins the puolicatiou of a patent
It isn't necessary for the paper to have
my circulation, but Is good idea to
Mid ou'. toveral hundred sample copie
to known inventors. Then he watchet
legitimate patent journals closely, and
the publications and reports of the
patent office, and when an invention ii
found that it is possible, be thinks, t(
induce its originator to back it up to th
bottom of his purse, be wri'es him
how toe fakir wokks.
He wiys something of this sort: That
be "ha regarded with deep interval
your valuable invention." Continuing,
be may state that he will be glad to put
the article ou sale, and a model will help
oJiim greatly. The last paragraph of th
Jetter is to the effect that "the agency
' is publishing a p ip t of general circula
tion, aiid that a d.-scriptioii of the pat
ent will be printed for ten dollars; for a
like amonut the reading matter will b
adorned with a cut of the invention,
which Is the property of the invent- i
After used once, but to properly and
cheaply advertise the invention it is
neces-ary to purvh-e-e C.Ooi) circulars at
two dollars per l.Oo ), which the "agency"
Will mail to interested capitalists.
Here is a bonanza for the inventor for
only thirty-two dollars! Publication in
an illustrated journal and introductiou
to the wealth necessary to make bis in
Tention marketable. So he replies to
the circular and incloses the necessary
This is how the "agency" plays its
part. When tl.e thirty-two dollars is re
ceived a cheap cut is made and about
"Mti-.-k." of J-s'TiT;ti V '.i..
print'-d. About tiin - thousand circulars
are printed, a bundle of which is sent to
the intvntor. and the remainder fed to
eld I3ore:is from the housetops. The
paper may have little or no circulation,
but still its circulation is g-neral."
The model of the patent which is for
warded is placed on "exhibition" foi
aale, and thus tile H.'r'Ui'-nt is nomi-
Dally k-pt and no law is violated. Tim"
the "ag-ncy" is about twenty dollar
better off without lunch hard Work.
When one stops to consider the enormous
nnmijer of inventors who accept the-
proffers of help it can be seen bow proc
perous the business may be.
It is said tiiat one man who has been
in this "fake" business in a city down
east for many years has fcecured a vast
fortune, and that he occupies several
floors of a building with his oQicea.
"No per-mns are more gullible than in
ntoM," is the belief n;on which tb
Cut t'n-re Mi ot'.irr Kchr:aca to inter
est inventors. Another a-Cem-jr method
is to organize an n-a.H.'iatinu" for in
Teuton, the membership in which is all
the way from ten dollars to twenty-five
dollars The inventor is not requir-d to
pay his membership fee nntil his patent
has pH.sed the "test" of the "eiamiiiinx
board." lie that test successful or mi-ucces-iful,
the inventor receives a highly
illuminated picture of an examining
board examining inventions and paa.iog
judgments thereon. If his was anccc.
fnl he la eligibly to membership, and il
nnsnccefsful he must go elsewhere.
There is no violation of the letter of the
agreement which induces the inventor to
Joiu the association. The litter does all
It promises, but all it promises can bene
fit him little.
Recently there came under the ban ot
the French government an academy of
- invention. The plan of this institntino
was to have a gradual system of inves
tigation of the patents submitted, and
each stage cost I few dollars additional.
When the last one was reached medals
arere awarded at different prices, but
the inventor seldom got off for less than
fifty or seventy five dollars. The "acad
emy" was opened by an astute Parisian,
who. while he had violated no law, was
morally gnilty of working a confidence
game npon thousands of his country
men. Indianapolis News.
The fatuer of a fretful oaby consoled
Jilmself with thinking that after all he
shouldn't know how to get along with
out it in fact, that it was "a crying ne
cessity." Just received a luge line of piano,
organs ml other instruments, also
a bitf stocK of vocal und instrument
al folio's at Mnir's on Sxih streat
opposite postoflice. lit
OFHCIAL FOOD TESTS.
The United States and Cana
dian Governments Ana
lyze the Baking
Comparative Strenflin and Pu-i'y 10
tha I'lfferont Ei-anda nffioially
Detarml ned .
Prof. IIuloos,(oiiHo!tlngrhemW of tbf
Chicago Board i f lleah,'Ira
- Hilt Opinion,
The public in always responsive
to Butrecston admit, the food it cat".
Or'eat interest has been taken in the
investigations made by the United
States and Canadian governments
and liy the tlihcrent boards of
health to show th? purity or !
purity of milk, Inking powders,
apices, mid other articles of dailv
! use in the culinary department of
j our households.
! Just now the subject of baking
powder is claiming public atten
tion. e mi desire pure and wnnif
some hrend und this cannot be had
with the use of impure or poison
ous baking powder. There can be
no longer any question that all the
cheaper lower grades of baking
powders contain either alum, lime
or phosphatic acid.
The officials analyses by the
United States and Cnnndain govern
ments have therefore been studied
with interest and have pretty clear
ly established the facts upon this
subject. The United States govern
ment report gives the names of
eighteen well-known powders, some
of them advertised as pure cream
of tartar baking powders, that con
The report shows that the Royal
baking powder was found the
highest in leavening strength,
evolving 1( 0.6 cubic inches of gas
per single ounce of powder. There
were eight other brands of cream of
tartar powders tested and their
average strength was 111.5 cubic
inches of gas per ounce of powder.
The Canadian government inves
tigations were of a still larger num
ber of powders. TheKoyal baking
powder was here nlno shown the
purest and highest in strength, con
taining cubic inchesof leaver
ing gas per ounce of powder. Nine
other cream of tartar powdi r ounce
oi powder were tested, their average
strength being reported to be Ml
lilbic inches of gas per ounce.
These figures are very instructive
to practical house-keeper. They
indicate that the K'-yoi bakingpow
der goes more than 'XI per cent,
further in use than the others, or is
one-third mure econmical. Still
more important than tbi.i, however,
they prove this popular article has
been brought to the highest degree
of purity for to its superlative
purity this superiority in strength
is due and co;i,q u-nlly Jhat by
its une we way lie insured the
pure? and most wholesome food.
The powders of lower strength
are found to leave large anioiuils
of inert matters in the food. This
fact is emphasized by the report of
the Ohio State I-'ood Commissioner,
who, while finding the Royal prac
tically pure, found no other powder
to contain less than 10 per cent, of
inert or foreign matters.
The public interest in this ques
tion has likewise caused to be made
inve-tigntioa by our I.:! author'- j
ties. Prof W. S. Haines, of Rush
Medical College, consulting chem
ist of theJChicago Hoard of Ilea th,
has found resultingsimilarto those
reported by the national and Conn
dian.aulhorities. Dr. Haines says:
Ri mi M r.i. CnLLF.r.K, Chicago.
I have recently obtained samples
of the chief baking powders in the
market, and have subject them to
careful 'chemical examination to
determined their purity, whole
someness and leavening power.
As the results of my test I find the
Royal baking powder superior to
all the others in every respect It
is entirely free from all adultera
tion and unwholesome impurity,
and in baking it gives off a greater
volume of leavening gae than any
other powder. It is, therefore, not
only the purest, but tilso the
strongest jowder with which I am
WA1TK,;:3. IUlNEN, M. Ii,
Consulting Chemist, Chicago Hoard
The statistics show that there is
used in the mnnufacttire of the
Royal baking powder more than
half of all the cream 'of tarter con
sumed in the United Statea for all
purposes.QThe wonderful sale thua
indicated for the Royal baking pow
dergreater than that of all other
bakingfpowdcrs combined -is per
haps even higher evidence than
thnt already quoted of the superior
ity of this article, and of Its indis
pensablciiess to modern cookery.
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UHlrriimn blo'k Hnin Slnrt. lOimna
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niiioi'il ..n imii!k iii ihetity. J Cwry,
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I'LACES OF WORF1I1P.
Catmiii ir - ft Pmil'" flmreh. Hi, Wnfrn
liilh and SiJlh. K.nli'r 'a-is-y, IV-t
H. rir(j ViMal4 i mi in m a. m. buuday
Mcliuol tl 2 -. l li t. i'tilicli'iu
Chhi-ti w. fiirner l.jruat and Flctilh ff.
Servleea iiwiriilnit ami i-eu'nc Klili-r J. k.
Kerd, pHA'.nr huMla) rWhmii iOA. M.
EriM OPAU Mt l.tikr't I Imrrli, rornerTtilrd
anil -. Key II II. Mnrti'" parlor. Ser-
vleea : II A. M a il T Xr M . hunday Scllixil
llasMAM Mr.TnnnioT rnrr Sixth Ft and
(iranile. Kev. Illrl I lor. Servicru - A. M.
and 7 uHi r. M. fcnnuny : lio In M A M.
FSHHIV1KIIIA. frvlr In nr rherrh.P"r-
ner sixih ami (irmiile . Itev, J 1. PhIM,
pntnr. mii.iIhv-mi ool al ; St ; I n aclilnj
al II a. in. ami H p in.
IhrV li. r-. I'. K i..th! floiTh nvpttrrcry
Salilialli rtenli K nl 7 15 In Ilia i.him mn I u(
the lmrrll. All tie lulled lo aiwnd thnae
First JWtfiodiiit -smn St., hrtwen Main
ami I earl. I er I.. S. lul l p-I..r.
hi nrlce Jl a. m. on r M HniuUi rrlirMil
t : A at. I'ray r lui-rli f Wttliicidny etro-
GrhVtN rii'i'BVTFKiAJf. Corner Main and
Niieti. lii-r H llle, pjcnu-r. Services aiul
liiiiim. huinhiy clnxii i '. A. M.
Bwrrnun cmikxi atho au (iraake, ba-
lrrn Flflll klitl bltlll.
CoLosrii IIaitii-t. Ml. Olive, Onk, betwren
ieljlli id l. eveinli !.' v. A ln.ell. pun
ier. K-i vi' r II a. iii. nnd 7 :J0 p IU. l'layer
threlli.it V nan iiiia) ei ii;.
ViilSH .Vi-s'ii (lllil-TMS AiK-ATIn
I. iMim III V' JilrrilKlli t.ll 1 k. Mint' MM 'l. i,o-
pi-l mi ei iii. fi-r iiii-i. only, i vi-r Si:nil; y fcl-ti-niiN
n Ht 4 tYiM-k. Hi-iiia oHrii ai-'.k duyi
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U oil, i an'i.r. ivn : Mnilhy r-cliool,
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lr)ei inei i! li."" M.hl ; rlmlr piac
iici; l-nd. y mi. lit Alian vxIi-i.ii.i-.
When you go lo a hoe store your
object i-not only to buy shoes but
to procure lor what you spend the
best Ibat vour money will buy.
I'ss than tfiis will not content Jon;
more than this you ennnot, in rea
son, ask. Our methods ore os
simple us your desires. We do not
lift your expectations to the clouds,
but we realize them whatever they
are. We will nevi r a icritice your
iKirrfSin to iiula mid nowhere else
can you get a fuller anu fairer
equivalent for jour money. An
especially proMahle purchase for
you is our etc.
BOOE9, SHOES OR
n sheewojD. ,
501 Main Street.
THE OLD REUACLC.
!l A. WATP.EEAK & SUN
rlliinlia, Lath, tWh.
Can supply eerw demand of the nij
Call and get toroa. Fourth ilrel
In vm of nprra bousn.
UdlCullICi fry liM-aJOy In not u
alrfrlv irttls nsoer our n,-irm u !.
unml motor panti iiii.i. v A l.li I ;i (It
PKIItOllVK A0li.M.V. boi 7T, Waablaluu.
TOT7 ISwaiting 10 show you his new goods
O VyJI and o let you know how cheap they
HAS THE LAUOEST AND EE3T STOCK
In Lis line in CVsCani.tj. You vi 1 not by nl.Io to buy dicaper Wt C'lii
caTi wlirn jou take (juality ami price in con.siJtTUtio:i.
OPERA HOUSE CORNER, PLATTSMOUTH.
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worth, Kiin-as City, Ivouis,
and all points north, east
south or west. Tick
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INFORMATION AS TO KATK3
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omrA ol tha rr bvt lTWiur rilaiil
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mm aceordlnK lo tha atlll'y irl the uvral.
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T. I!. htl.r.f.MIHK. Aml,
THE LEADING AND ONLY (WE PRICE
IS WAITING FOR YOU.
Onlj bnju the beit males and latest novelties in
CLOTHING AND FURNiSHING GOODS
HATS, CAPS ETC.
And if jrou arc looking for a rcliablo place to traJo give JOE a trial.
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Tl.e only Jiiip!ui1(::it lieu!, r ho
Tim heslofharn. es, holh douhle and single may he found p. !
storeand every tl.i,,-i tl.e h.irne. s line ah-o huies andean f f
which urcr.rit-cla-s in every respect, h. in- the liKhu t, strongest V "
easiest riding vehicles on earth
iMSO have a lare lot of Sell u tier, Moli,,,., Ii.,i urKl Sterling wn
Spring wagons, road enrtn, and plowj of all dldci iptiori.
iv ittrn i.imiim , PHat
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We tflve you the following ft,.p cu( , ,,rjcfH.
Ud.ea Fine (;ir.-d I)..nKoU rJ2.1 ehoea reduced I.,
Ladiea Don-ola Kid Fle.i,lef.'.fyishne reduced to ,
I adies Hest Oonda f:i. shoes reduced to
Udiea Hand T.jrued lies) l)o-hi m shoe reduced to
Wel.avsaKreut aiany other s.nni,,!,. ,U (, to(l, ; (
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