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Bed-Bottom. No. 204,222. l Patented' May 28,1818.

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TYLER HOWE AND OTIS HOWE, OF CAMBRIDGE, MASSACHUSETTS.

IMPROVEMENT IN BED-BOTTOMS.

Specification forming part Yof Letters Patent N o. 204,222, dated May 28, 1878,' application led February 25, 1878.

To all whom it may concern:

Be it known that we, TYLER Hown and OTIs HoWE, both of Cambridge, county of with a bed-bottom, of a flexible bolster or pillow section, and rests to elevate it above the bed-bottom.

Figure l represents, in top view, a bed-bottom embodying our invention; Fig. 2, an end view of the head of the bed-bottom, and Fig.

3 one of the bolster rests or supports.

The bed-bottom shown in this embodiment of our invention is made of suitable cloth, c, secured to a frame-work, b c, of any usual size but it is obvious thatthe portion a, tosupport the body of the person, may be of Woven wire, slats, or any other usual material. The bolster or pillow section d is composed of a exible strip of suitable cloth, or material commonly used for bed-bottoms. Such strip is fastened at its end to the side rails b, and is elevated and held up, when it is desired to use the bolster or pillow section, by means of rests e, shown pivoted at f.

When the rests are turned up and back so as to strike the stops g, the bolster or pillow This invention is specially applicable as a cheap bed-bottom for hot climates, and then the portions a d will be made of canvas. The open space` between the pillow-section d and portion a permits free circulation of air. The rests e, bent as shown in Fig. 3, enable the bolster portion d to yield somewhat 'at the edge next portion c. v

We claim- In a bed-bottom, the bolster d, separated from the main bottom, in combination with the movable rests e, pivoted at f, and stops g, the whole adapted to be folded within the bed-bottom and extended for use at will, substantially as described.

In testimony whereof we have signed our naines to this specification in the presence of two subscribing witnesses.

. TYLER HOWE.

OTIS HOWE. Witnesses:

LEANDER M. Hnivmrnn, FRED. F. HoWE.

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US20050069377A1 (en) * 2003-09-29 2005-03-31 The Brewer Company, Llc Stirrup support indexer for a medical examination table
US20050075687A1 (en) * 2003-10-02 2005-04-07 Phillips William C. Z-axis assembly of medical device programmer
US20070155467A1 (en) * 2005-12-16 2007-07-05 Gary Gardner Lottery style game

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