Science: The Path of Progress: Jun. 5, 1939

Inventions patented in recent weeks at the U. S. Patent Office include the following:

A smoker's pipe with a tobacco storage compartment attached.

Cellophane leggings for women to keep their stockings dry in wet weather.

Sponge-rubber bait, for mousetraps, which cannot be nibbled off without springing the trap.

A non-dripping milk bottle.

A machine for shaking nuts and fruit down from trees.

A nonskid coat hanger on which trousers will not bunch up by sliding to one end.

A toothbrush with bristles on both ends of the handle.

A mask for chickens to keep them from fighting....