Decided on the authority of Garfield v. Goldsby, ante,
p. 211 U. S. 249
The facts are practically the same as those stated in the
opinion of the preceding case.
Page 211 U. S. 265
MR. JUSTICE DAY delivered the opinion of the Court.
These cases were argued and submitted with the Goldsby
case, No. 248, just decided. In the case of George A. Allison, a
patent had been issued for his lands and duly recorded. In the case
of Ida Allison, an allotment certificate had been issued.
The relators are Cherokees, but the legislation herein involved
is not different from that governing allotments to members of the
The Allisons made application to the commission for admission to
citizenship under the Act of June 10, 1896, 29 Stat. 321, c. 398.
Their applications were denied, and no appeal taken. Afterwards, a
decision by the commission granting the application of the Allisons
for enrollment as citizens by blood was affirmed by the Department
of the Interior as of April 16, 1904. Their names were summarily
stricken from the rolls by the Department's order of March 4, 1907.
The cases are controlled by the decision in Goldsby's