United States ex rel. Knight v. Lane
Retirement of Walter L. Fisher as Secretary of the Interior suggested, and Franklin K. Lane, his successor in office, substituted March 6, 1913, as the party defendant in error herein.
Messrs. Frederic D. McKenney, James M. Givens, James W. Zevely, Richard William Stoutz, John Spalding Flannery, William Hitz, and Edgar Smith for plaintiff in error.
Assistant Attorney General Cobb and Solicitor General Bullitt for defendant in error.
[Argument of Counsel from page 7 intentionally omitted]
Mr. Justice Van Devanter delivered the opinion of the court: