US 794063 A
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portion, and minor detailsol construction may be resorted to without d yparting from the spirit or sacrilicing' any ol the advantages ol the invei'ition.
Having' tlnis describei'l my invention, what I claim as new, and desire, to secure. by Letters Patent. is
l. 'ihe combination with men'ibers to be connrafied having' abutted laces and a recess toi-med betwtan'i them, ot a dowei for connecting the members, said dowel comprising oppositelyextending eve-sections overlapped and locatci'l in the recess, and a key that de tachaljily passes through the eyes of said sections and is also located in the recess.
2. 'ihe combination with members to be een nected having' abutted laces and an inclosed rec\ss lormed between them, ot' a dowel conneca'igf the members, said dowel comprising' op'pcsitely-exteniling' overlapping' registering' eyes carried by the members and lo fated in the recess, and a tapered key passing' through the eyes :md of less thickness than the openings in said eyes.
I3. 'l'bt combinatitm with members to be connected having' abutted faces and an inclosed recess termed between them, ot' a dowel connecting' the members, said dowel comprising' oppositely-extemling' (.nerlapping' registering' eyes carried by the members and located in the recess, and a serrer-key threaded through they eyes and housed in the recess.
All. A dowei.l comprisingl overlapl'sing' eyesections and a tapered sci'mv-key that passes through the eyes ol said sections.
` In a structure of the class described, the combination with a base, of a monument restingl thereon, and means for securing' the same together, said means com pi sing' oppositelyextending' shanks secured respectively to the base and inonument and havingl overlapping,`
eyes arranged side byside, and a key passing' through the eyes. Y
(i. In a structure ol the class described, the combim'ition with thel members to be coupled, said members resting' one against the other and having' a recess` formed between them, of spaced eye-sections carried by oneI member and locatei'l in the recess, an eye-section carried by the other member and located between the spaced eyesections, and a tapered key passing' through the eyes ot said sections.
7. Yin a structure ol the class described, the combination with the members to be coupled, of spaced eye-sections each formed ol a wire and comprising' a twisted shank and a terminal eye, said shanks being' secured in one oi' the members, another eye-section secured to the other member and comprising' a twisted shank with a terminal eye, the terminal eye of said latter section being' located between the eyes of the first-mentioned section, and a tapered screwskey passing' through the eyes.
S. in a structure ol the class describei'l, the combination with the members to be coupled, said members having' abutting' faces and being provided with recesses in said abuttingl Alaces, one of the members being lurtliermore provided with a channel disposed transversely ot' the recesses, ot shanks located in the recesses and having overlapping' eyes alined with the channel, retaining' material lilling` the recesses and engaging' the shanks, and a tai'iered screwkey disposed longitudinally in the channel and passing' through the overlapping eyes.
In testimony that i claim the Yforegi)ing as my own l have hereto ai'lixed my sig'natu re in the presence oll two witnesses.
CHARLES L. \VESI`.
fitnesscsz J. C. SiniMoNs, Ji. F. Asmsr.