FIFTY-SIXTH CONGRESS. SESS. 11. CHS. 75,92,93. 1901.
and sixty to eighteen hundred and ninety-six in the enforcement of
law and order, the care of the deaf, dumb, blind, and insane, and gen-
erally for the protection of life, liberty, and property in said county,
and the establishment and maintenance of a government for the inhabi-
tants thereof, or a fair estirliate of the same.
SEC. 4. That to enable him to execute the provisions of this Act the Employees.
Secretary of the Interior is authorized to employ such persons and
adopt such measures as to him may seem proper and necessary. He Te"imony,etc.
is also authorized to receive and consider duly certified copies of pat-
ents, deeds, conveyances, transcripts of court records, and certificqtes
from any department of the Government of the United States or the
State of Texas, under the seal thereof as to official records therein.
He may also receive and coneider depositions of witnesses, and in such
cases the United States shall be represented bv the Attorney-Gene~al
thereof, or some person designated by him, and the State of Texas
shall be represented by the attorney-general thereof, or some person
designated by him; and these o6cials may appear and represent their
respective governments before the Secretary of the Interior in all
other matters provided for by this Act. IIe may also receive and
consider any testimony taken b either party in said cause entitled
The United States against The P
'tate of Tcxas, in the Supreme Court
of the United States, reported in One hundred and sixty-second
United States, page one, and rnay receive and consider any testimony
which he rnay consider to be pertinent to the subject of such inquiry.
SEC. 5. That the s~tin of seven thousai~d five hundred dollars, or so qz:r of
much thereof as may be necessary, is hereby appropriated, out of any
money in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated, to enable the Sec-
retary of the Interior to properly care for the interests of the United
States in ma