5916. Dixon, F. A. March 9. Shuttles.-A shuttle with converging threading-slots has an eye D consisting of a piece cf wire, which is bent to form a loop, as shown, and has a shank d' passing through the wood of the shuttle. The end d<3> of the shank ;s turned over so that it lies in a recess formed in the back of the shuttle and holds the eye firmly in position.