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84th Texas Legislature, Regular Session, House Bill 4154, Chapter 982

Description: Bill introduced by the Texas House of Representatives relating to the creation of the Grand Lake Estates Management District and the Montgomery County Municipal Utility District No. 152, and to the boundaries of the Harris County Municipal Utility District No. 465; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, or taxes.
Date: June 19, 2015
Creator: Texas. Legislature. House of Representatives.


Description: Patent for Post Protector. This patent is about providing a better means to protect earth embedded structure from moisture and other corrosion materials so that life of earthed structure increases
Date: April 21, 1903
Creator: Beazley, John.

Acetylene Gas Generator.

Description: Patent for a acetylene gas generator which combines "both a generator and a gasometer the parts of which are so arranged as to render the machine efficient and entirely automatic in action, as well as inexpensive of production." (lines 16-20) including illustrations.
Date: October 14, 1902
Creator: Reynolds, Pearl P. & Reynolds, Jerry J.

Toy Fountain.

Description: Patent for toy foundation. It is "an improved form of toy fountain by which a column of water or other liquid may be discharged into the air from a suitable reservoir by pueumatic pressure" (lines 8-11).
Date: December 9, 1902
Creator: Attwater, Henry P.

Steam Trap.

Description: Patent for invention that relates to improvements in steam and water separators, and more particularly to that class within the valve controlling the escape of the water condensation from the collecting-trap is operated by the movements of a float actuated by the water of condensation (Reynolds, 1901).
Date: July 9, 1901
Creator: Reynolds, William H.

Washing - Machine

Description: The invention has reference to that type of machines in which a revoluble drum is employed for containing and agitating the clothes which, drum is mounted to turn and be partially submerged in a boiler, which is in turn supported by and mounted in a heater, whereby the clothes are simultaneously subjected to a scouring and boiling action (Israel, 1902).
Date: August 21, 1901
Creator: Israel, Alexander C.


Description: Patent for "an improvement in pneumatic cotton-conveyers, particularly with relation to means for putting the exhaust-pipe which leads to the elevator in communication with either of a series of intake-pipes at will and for relieving the partial vacuum caused by the operation of the exhaust-fan at will." (lines 8-14)
Date: March 3, 1903
Creator: Richmond, George Eustace

Window-Shade and Roller

Description: Patent for a Window-Shade and Roller that does not use springs or analogous devices to coil the curtain around the roller. This device rolls the curtain more evenly.
Date: May 31, 1910
Creator: Lowe, Purley E. & De Young, Blanche