Page:United States Statutes at Large Volume 41 Part 1.djvu/760

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SIXTY-SIXTH CONGRESS. Sess. II. Cns. 222, 223. 1920. 739 jointly by petition, subject, however, to amendment, suit to be filed within five years after the_passage of this Act; and such action shall make the petitioner or petitioners party plaintiff or plaintiffs and the United States party de endant, and anti band or bands of said tribe or an other tribe or band of Indians e court may deem necessary to a iilhal determination of such suit or suits may be joined therein as the court may order. Such petition, which shall be verified b the Petiti¤¤.¤¤=· attorney or attorneys employed by said Sioux Tribe or any brands thereof, shall set forth all the facts on which the claims for recovery are based, and said petition shall be signed bv the attorney or attor- _ _ neys employed, and no other verification shall be necessary. Official E“d°”°° ad’m“°"· letters, papers, documents, and public records, or certified copies thereof, may be used in evidence, and the departments of the Government shall give access to the attorney or attorneys of said tribe or bands thereof to such treaties, papers, correspondence, or records as ma be needed by the attorney or attorneys for said tribe or bands of Indians. Anmew res Sec. 3. That upon the Enal determination of such suit, cause, or smear. ’ m` action the Court of Claims shall decree such fees as it shaH find reasonable to be aid the attorney or attorneys employed therein by said tribe or bandg of Indians under contracts n otiated and approved as rovided by existing law, and in no case $21}] the fee decreed by said Court of Claims be in excess_of the amounts stipulated in the contracts approved by the Commissioner of Indian Affairs and the Secretary o the Interior, and no attorney shall have a right to represent the said tribes or any band thereof in any suit, cause or action P%gtf;·>¤¤S¤¤m¤ under the provisions of this Act until his contract shall have been '°°° ' approved as herein provided. The fees decreed by the court to the attorney or attorneys of record shall be paid out o an sum or sums recovered in such suits or actions, and no part of such fees shall be taken from any money in the Treasury of the United States belonging to such tribe or bands of Indians in whose behalf the suit is broughtunless specifically authorized in the contract approved by the Commissioner of Indian Affairs and the Secretary of the Interior ,,,0,,,0 as herein provided: Provided, That in no case shall the fees decreed uusinhm snowed. by said court amount to_more than 10 per centum of the amount of the judgment recovered in such cause. Approved, June 3, 1920. CHAP. 223.-An Act Makmg° appropriations for th Di lom Consular Juiiitd Service for the riseal year ending Juriii)30? 1921. 9 p mc md Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives 0 the United . . States rj America in Congress assembled, That the followidrg sums be, suiii°i°i>°;iii¤§»i1;'i%s°i1` and they) are hereby, severagy ajéygropriated, in full compensation for the iplomatic and Cons ar rvrce for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1921 out of any money in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated, for the objects hereinafter expressed, namely: sananrns OF Amaassanons Arm Mrmsrnns, S“‘““°“‘ Ambassadors extraordinary and plenipotentiary to A.rFentin8, Bcl- `mibmadom gium, Brazil, Chile, France, Germany, Great Britain, taly, Japan, Mexico, Peru, and Spain, at $17,500 each, $210,000; H W S mmm Envpjys extraordinary and ministers plenipotentiary to China, Sin alarms Cuba, zccho-Slovakia, the Netherlands and Luxemburg, and Poland, "'°""’°°°”"""‘ at $12,000 each, $60,000; _ _ Envoys extraordinary and ministers plenipotentiary to Bolivia, Bulgaria, Colombia, Costa Rica, Denmark, Dominican Republic,