274,091. Coullie, J. G. G., and Cadis, J. L. July 9, 1926, [Convention date]. Rail joints are elevated by fishplates bearing centrally under the rail heads at B, B<1> and at their ends on the rail flanges at A, C and having no downward extensions. The bearing points should be kept narrow, preferably by a slight inclination. The fishplates are secured by two bolts. The Specification as open to inspection under Sect. 91 (3) (a) states that the fishplates may be secured by a clamp surrounding the joint. This subject-matter does not appear in the Specification as accepted.