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An Audit Report on Financial Controls Over the Expansion of Texas A&M University - Corpus Christi
Report of the Texas State Auditor's Office related to the sufficiency and effectiveness of financial controls over expansion activities at Texas A&M University - Corpus Christi.
Primary Care Case Management Primary Care Provider and Hospital List: Lower South Texas, September 2011
List of Primary Care Case Management program approved primary care providers, hospitals, specialists, and family planning providers, located in the Lower South Texas area.
Primary Care Case Management Primary Care Provider and Hospital List: Lower South Texas, December 2011
List of Primary Care Case Management program approved primary care providers, hospitals, specialists, and family planning providers, located in the Lower South Texas area.
Primary Care Case Management Primary Care Provider and Hospital List: Lower South Texas, June 2011
List of Primary Care Case Management program approved primary care providers, hospitals, specialists, and family planning providers, located in the Lower South Texas area.
Geologic Characterization of and Data Collection in the Corpus Christi Aquifer Storage and Recovery Conservation District and Surrounding Counties
This report describes the methodology of data collection and analysis, and examples of maps that can be created with the database information.
84th Texas Legislature, Regular Session, Senate Bill 1059, Chapter 205
Bill introduced by the Texas Senate relating to the issuance of certain permits for the movement of oversize or overweight vehicles.
PIPE CONNECTION.
Patent for "an improved means of connecting the T which usually joins the pipe of a windmill-operated pump to a cistern-pipe" (lines 7-9)
Dental Plugger.
Patent for a dental plugger which has a movable cylinder on the interior with a "piston-like mallet working in the cylinder and adapted to strike the same, to impart movement to the dental tool" (lines 93-95).
Cot-Canopy
Patent for a cot with a surrounding canopy that is designed to keep insects away from the user.
Mustang Island State Park
A map of Mustang Island State Park complete with parking areas, camping areas, wheelchair access, swimming areas, etc. There is also an advertisement for the purchase of a Texas State Parks pass which would allow free access to over 90 Texas State parks for the buyer and their carload of guests.
Weed-Killing Composition
Patent for "new and useful composition of matter designed for killing and preventing the growth of weeds and noxious grasses, and is particularly designed for killing and preventing the growth of Bermuda and Johnson grasses." (lines 9-14)
Cotton-Stalk Cutter
Patent for a more efficient and simple cotton stalk chopper with the ability for the chopping drum to be moved up and down in the on and off positions.
Mechanical Calculator.
Patent for improvements in pivoting arm and sliding arm calculators. Includes instructions and illustrations.
Improvement in Velocipede.
Patent for an improved arrangement of velocipedes "to allow the use of a much larger driving-wheel than is compatible with the use of pedals that are placed directly on the crank pins or wrists, and to increase the power that can be applied to the propulsion of the machine by the feet of the driver, and the the speed at which is may be driven." (Lines 16-22) Includes instructions and illustrations.
Improvement in Velocipede.
Patent for improvement in velocipedes by using “two levers that are secured by a pivot-connection to pendent vibrating fulcra, on each side of the machine, and to the cranks of the driving-wheel; this would develop greater power than can be brought to bear by the placing of the feet of the driver directly on pedals on the crank-pins, or wrists.” (Lines 32-37) Illustration is included.
Caster Attachment for Plows.
Patent for "a simple and practical attachment for a sulky or other plow which will enable the operator to readily turn the plow at any point where this may be desired while the plow is in service, and furthermore, to furnish a device of the above-indicated character which will be especially well adapted to facilitate the turning movement of a disk plow and dispense with the use of a tongue to guide the plow." (Lines 14-23) Includes instructions and illustrations.
Soot-Preventing Composition.
Patent for "an improved soot-preventing composition, which is used by being sprinkled over the coal and which furnished a more complete combustion of the carbon-particles carried along by the products of combustion, so that the deposit of soot into smoke-pipes, flues and chimneys is prevented from forming cinders and large clinkers." (Lines 9-17) Includes instructions and illustrations.
Lantern.
Patent for a lantern related to a patent previously granted to the inventor (No. 522,062). This patent has a more simple design and improved means for keeping the chimney on the base of the lantern. The base has a pivoted main-bail that extends above the chimney, and the bail has hinged to a handle-bail.
Fastening for Blind Slats.
Patent for a new and improved fastening for blind slats. This design "consists in a device for use with a blind to clamp the slat-rod, and thereby retain the slats more or less open or closed" (lines 7-9).
Improvement in the Propulsion of Vessels.
Patent for improvement in vibrating propellers with continued paddle action that can be attached to a line of boats.
Improvement in Hand-Vises.
Patent for hand vise to use as a tool for mechanics to hold small articles, can be attached to bits or augers for gauging the depth of a hole bored, and also for countersinking such holes for screws.
Gage for Bias-Cutters.
Patent for a gauge for bias-cutters that produces "a pair of shears or scissors and provide the same with such additions as will adapt them to accurately cut to a predetermined width bias strips of any fabric" (lines 10-14).
Improvement in Processes for Preserving Wood.
Patent for preserving wood from the ravages of marine insects (lines 7-8).
Improvements In Vine-Rakes
Patent for new and improved Vine-Rakes to use in everyday farming. Uses includes pulling fines from crops and preparing the ground for plowing or digging before planting crops.
Improvement in Plows.
Patent for improving a plow device that is curved and has open grooves.
Lantern.
Patent for an inexpensive, simple, and efficient lantern meant to be used outside in high winds, and can carry a candle or oil light.
Car Coupling.
Patent for a new and improved coupling for railroad cars. This design "is to provide a . . . car-coupling link which automatically uncouples cars in case one or more of the cars runs off the track" (lines 7-10).
Lantern.
Patent for a lantern "in which a candle is used as a light-giving medium, and in which the chimney is tightly supported on the base of the lantern and around the candle, so that the light is fully protected against extinguishment by wind, and a cheap and convenient article is supplied" (lines 9-15). The lantern has a raised base with a candle socket in the middle, and the glass chimney is securely attached to the base. A frame and handle is attached to the base and top of the chimney.
Latch and Lock Combined.
Patent for a new and improved latch and lock. This design consists "[i]n a lock, the combination, with the bushing extending through and rigidly secured to the door and having a screw-thread on its inner end, of the lock-case having the circular screw-threaded aperture into which the threaded end of the bushing is screwed, the spring-actuated bolt and knob-spindle connected therewith, and the outer plate having the notch engaging with the lug on the case, and the downwardly projecting side-pieces [and] provided with screw-holes" (lines 75-85).
Spring-Bottom Camp-Bed
Patent for an improved, less expensive, and easier to use camp bed granted to William Green Holden.
Blind Stop.
Patent for a new and improved blind-stop. This design consists "[i]n blind-stops, the rod, consisting of two parts connected by a thin piece of metal, in combination with a blind provided with a median open-slotted tapering screw and thumb-nut" (lines 49-53).
79th Texas Legislature, Regular Session, House Bill 3513, Chapter 1324
Bill introduced by the Texas House of Representatives relating to the creation of the Corpus Christi Aquifer Storage and Recovery Conservation District.
79th Texas Legislature, Regular Session, Senate Bill 1831, Chapter 897
Bill introduced by the Texas Senate relating to the creation of the Corpus Christi Aquifer Storage and Recovery Conservation District.
79th Texas Legislature, Regular Session, House Bill 2913, Chapter 72
Bill introduced by the Texas House of Representatives relating to the jurisdiction of the district courts in Nueces County to receive guilty pleas in and dispose of certain misdemeanor cases.
80th Texas Legislature, Regular Session, House Bill 4107, Chapter 1141
Bill introduced by the Texas House of Representatives relating to the appointment and duties of criminal magistrates for certain courts in Nueces County.
Lantern.
Patent for a simple and inexpensive oil lantern made to operate in strong winds. It is "easily handled and manipulated for adjusting and fastening the several parts thereof properly in position" (lines 17-19).
Lock Stitch Ripper.
Patent for a new and improved multi-tool. This design "relates to an improved combination tool or implement designed to be used in connection with sewing-machines, and combining in a convenient form several instruments which operators on sewing-machines should always have ready at hand" (lines 9-14).
Piano Tuning-Pin
Patent for a piano tuning pin that has "superior advantages and of a simple and effective construction and arrangement of parts, which will provide for a more accurate tuning of the piano with which the device is used and at the same time preserve the strings against breakage by avoiding the use of sharp corners" (lines 14-18).
Improvement in Plows.
Patent for "a new and Improved Plow" (lines 4-5) including illustrations.
Improvement in Vibrating Propellers.
Patent for new and useful improvement in vibrating propellers.
Blind Stops.
Patent for a new and improved stop for blinds. This design "is to provide a convenient means by which blind-slats may be swung on their pivots, so as to open or close to the extent desired" (lines 8-11).
Device for Attaching Pumps to Oil and Other Cans.
Patent for a device for attaching pumps to oil and other cans.
Combined Milk Pan and Curd or Cheese Mold.
Patent for a new and improved combined milk pan and curd or cheese mold. This design "consists in a dairy or kitchen utensil composed, mainly, of a pan with spout and stopper, and a detachable screen-cover to the pan constructed to also form a mold, and otherwise of peculiar construction" (lines 8-12).
Pistol Game Apparatus.
Patent for a new and improved pistol game. This design "consists of a pistol device of novel construction, in combination with a horizontal revolving table having stalls for reception of a ball, the said pistol device being to drop the ball into the table while revolving for playing a game in which the score of the game is to be counted by the number of the stall into which the ball chances to fall" (lines 8-15).
Axle Lubricator.
Patent for a new and improved axle lubricator. This design consists in "[t]he combination, with the barrel or reservoir, its piston, and screw of the passage leading up from the top of the barrel-chamber, and the tube passing through the axle-collar and into a cavity of the axle arm" (lines 92-97).
Feed Water Heater.
Patent for a new and improved feed-water heater. This design "is to provide a boiler with a feed-water heater which will serve as a spark-arrester, and which will also purify the water and prevent the formation of scale in the water, and whereby, also, the heating surface will be increased and fuel economized. The invention consists of a feed-water heater composed of a series of pipes attached to half-cylindrical heads, placed diagonally in the fire-box of the boiler, and connected with the water-space of the boiler" (lines 8-19).
Lantern.
Patent for a lantern that has an "exceedingly cheap construction, that is designed for use in high winds, as well as for domestic use, and which may be employed in connection with the ordinary oil and wick or candle" (lines 10-14).
Design for a Spoon.
Design patent for a souvenir spoon typical or representative of the state of Texas; "The leading feature of [the] design is a head and bust of Davy Crockett, which forms the outer and wide end of the handle...About the middle of the shank and projecting on each side of the same is the lone star, while on the bowl of the spoon is a representation of the old building known as the 'Alamo'" (lines 14-22).
80th Texas Legislature, Regular Session, Senate Bill 2009, Chapter 441
Bill introduced by the Texas Senate relating to the creation of municipal courts of record in the city of Corpus Christi.
80th Texas Legislature, Regular Session, House Bill 4007, Chapter 1121
Bill introduced by the Texas House of Representatives relating to the county courts at law in Nueces County.