Washington, April 4. - The following I patents have beeu granted to Michigan inventors: Claude M. Benuett, Penn, and F. Chapman, Newburg, wire fence; Crodon Scannon, Battle Creek. metallic vehicle wheel; Franklin D. Clark, Escanaba, self-elamping and locking trace ! buckle; Mathew Fitzsiminons, Ironwood, safety gnard for freight cars; Leonard Herweyer. Vogee Center, barbed wire fence: Rudolph L. Levin, Menominee, centering device for latch; William H. McCorniick, assignor i half to H. A. Kinnie, Kalauiazoo, j bination railwaj; rail aud joint; Edwin , G. Miles, Detroit, toe weight, Marshall i E. Parham, Burr Oak. mole trap: Alton .1. tíhaw, Muskegon, rheostat; Charles j Stocker; Jr., Saginaw, elevator gate; ! John and C. Taylor'. Detroit, apparatus i for raising sunken vessels; John Van Kalker and N. Zolt, Grand Rapids, fire I extinguisher; Allie R. Welch, assignor I one-half to F. P. Geazier. Chelsea, liquid guate; Charles E. Wüliainson, I Grand Rapids, windniiH.