US 75913 A
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JOHN W. HOLLINGSWORTH AND'HORATIO D. WEEVER, OF MOUNT VERNON.
Letters-'Patent No. 75,913, dated Marelli 24, 1868.
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` Be it known that we, JOHN W, HoLLiNeswonrHnud HonATro D. Wnnvnn, of' Mount Vernon, in the State of Indiana.,'have Ainvented certain new and useful Improvements in Ice-Crushers; and we do hereby declare that the' following isa full, clear, and accurate description of the same, reference being had to thel accompanying drawing and to the letters of reference marked thereon, :ts forminga, part of this specification, in which- Figure 1 is a. vertical section, and
Figure 2 aperspective. The nature of this invention consists in the employment of a swinging 'cup and plunger,` constructed and arranged substantially as and for the purpose hereinafter set forth.
To enable others skilled in the art to make and use our invention, we will now describe its construction and operation. l
A represents a. table or platform upon which the metal plate B is secured. O is a. cup constructed or enst in the shape represented in g.' 2. The projection of' this cupA is s opsecured to the platte Bthat it will swing from itnnd deposit the' crushed ice in a. vessel ready to receive it'. Thelupper front rim of the cup C is provided withteeth or points, as prtly seenin iig. 1, which tend4 to hohl a. piece of ice larger than the cup will contain. D represents a. plunger'hinged' to the projection of cup C. Seid plunger is provided with pointed teeth, as shown in fig. 1.
The operntion is as follows Ice being-placed in the cup, the plunger is brought down upon it forcibly, if necessary, when the ice, being crushed, can be transferred 'to n vvessel -simplyv by sliding the cup from the platform. i
What we, claim, and desire to secure by Letters Patent, isflhe sliding cup C, incombination with plunger D, constructed and arranged substantially in the manner set forth. v v
In testimony thatuwe claim the above, We z tx oursignatures'in the presence of two-witnesses.
` l JOHN W. HOLLINGSWORTH, IIORATIO D. WEEVER. Witnesses:
EUGENE NoLAN, Y W. F. STIEHL.