US 1083994 A
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SEED CORN HANGER. APPLIOATION FILED JAN.17, 191s.
Patented Jan. 13, 1914.
Inventor Witnesses Attorneys UNITED STATES PATENT OFFICE.
JOHN DARNIEDER, OF NEVADA, IOWA.
To all whom it may concern:
Be it known that I, JOHN DARNIEDER, a citizen of the United States, residing at Nevada, in the county of Story and State of Iowa, have invented a new and useful Seed-Corn Hanger, of which the following is a specification.
My invention relates to new and useful lll'lPIOVGlllGlltS in seed corn hangers and the primary object of the invention is the provision of a device of this character which may be adjusted or regulated so as to accommodate various numbers of ears of corn.
A further object of the invention is the construction of a device of this character whereby none of the ears will contact when in position on the hanger.
With these and other objects in view, which will appear as the description pro-- ceeds, the invention resides in the combination and arrangement of parts and in the details of construction hereinafter described and claimed, it being understood that changes in the precise embodiment of invention herein disclosed can be made within. the scope of what is claimed without departing from the spirit of the invention.
In the drawings :-Figure 1 is a perspective. Fig. 2 is a detail partly in section showing the manner in which the ear receiving members are held on the hanger rods, and Fig. 3 is a detail of the ear receiving member.
In the drawings, the numeral 1 designates the hanger rod which is provided at the top with the eye 2 whereby the rod may be hung from any suitable object. Any number of ear receiving members 3 may be provided and these ear receiving members are provided on one end with the eyes 4. As shown in the drawings these ea receiving members are preferably corrugated and the eyes 4 are of a slightly larger diameter than the hanger rod 1. As clearly shown in Fig. 2 when the ear receiving members are in position on the hanger rod 1, the top edge 5 of one side of the eye will engage the rod and the lower edge 6 of the opposite side of the eye will engage the rod. It will Specification of Letters Patent.
Application filed January 17, 1913.
Patented Jan. 13, 1914:.
Serial No. 742,719.
therefore be seen that the ear receiving members will extend at a very slight downward angle from the rods and by taking hold of the ear receiving members and raising them to a horizontal position the ear receiving members may be easily slid or moved into any position on the hanger rod. By having the eyes larger than the rods the ear receiving members may be turned on the rod in any posit-ion so that the ears of corn on the ear receiving members will not contact no matter how many of the members are on the rod.
As shown in Fig. 3 of the drawings the ear receiving members are numbered in order that the one using the hanger may keep track of the various ears of corn. As'will be understood this will be of particular advantage where one grain of the corn is removed from the cob for testing purposes.
Applicant is well aware that patents have been previously granted for seed corn hangers and driers but he is not aware of any in which the ear receiving members may be adjusted in the manner disclosed by him and whereby the members are not in any Way disfigured when removing or placing them upon the hanger rod.
Having fully described my invent-ion what I claim and desire to secure by Letters Patent is:
A seed corn hanger comprising a hanger rod and a plurality of corrugated corn receiving members, said corn receiving members being bent at one end to form eyes the ends of which are spaced from the corn receiving members. and said eyes being of slightly larger diameter than the hanger rod, whereby when in position on the hanger red the upper edges of one side of the eye and the lower edges of the opposite sides of the eye will engage the rod.
In testimony that I claim the foregoing as my own, I have hereto aflixed my signature in the presence of two witnesses.
E. F. Barnes, E. H. ADDISON.
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