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partnents of the Commonwealth, interest on the public debt and for public schools; all other appropriations shall be made by separate bills, cach embracing but one subject.

No money shall be paid out of the treasury, CNcept upon appropriations made by law, and on warrant drawn by the proper oflicer in puusuance thercof.

Yo appropriation shall be made to any charitable or educational institution not under the absolute control of the Commonwealth, other than normal schools established by law for the professional training of teachers for the public schools of the State, except by a vote of two-thirds of all the members elected to cach House.

No appropriations, except for pensions or gratuities for military services, shall be made for charitable, cducational or benevolent purposes, to any person or community, nor to any denominational or sectarian institution, corporation or association.

The General Assembly may make appropriations of money to institutions wherein the widows of soldiers are supported or assisted, or the orphans of soldiers are maintained and educated; but such appropriation shall be applied exclusively to the support of such widows and orphans.

The General Assembly shall not delegate to any special commission, private corporation or association, any power to make, supervise or interfere with any municipal improveinent, money, property or effects, whether hell in trust or otherwise, or to leng ta xos or porrform ny municipal function 12:11 Tel:

No act of the General Assembly shall limit the amount to be recovered for injuries resulting in Heath, or for injuries to persons or property ; and, in case of death from such injuries, the right of action shall survive, and the General Assembly shali prescribe for whose benefit such actions shall be prosecuted. No act shall prescribe any limitations of time within which suits may be brought against (orporations for injuries to persons or property, or for other causes different from those fixed by gencral laws regulating actions against natural persons, and such acts now existing are avoided.

So act of the General Assembly shall authorize the investment of trust funds by executors, administrators, guardians or other trustees, in the bonds or stock of any private corporation, and such acts now existing are avoided, saving investments heretotore made.

The power to change the venue in civil and crime inal cases shall be vested in the courts, to be exercised in such manner its shall be provided by law.

Voobligation or liability of any railroad or other corporation, held or owned by the commonwealth, shall ever be exchanged, transferrel, remitted, postponeel, or in any way diminished lov the General Assembly, nor shall such liability or oblig:ltion be released, except hy payment thereof into the State treasury.

When the General Assembly shall be convence! in special session, there shall be no legislation upon stihjects other than those designated in the proelatmation of the Ciovernor calling such session.

No. State ofiice shall be continued or created for Wie inspection or measuring of any merohandise, hlaufacture of commodity, but illy mounty or municipality may appoint such officers when allthorized by law.

No law changing the location of the capital of the State shall be valid until the sane shall have been submitted to the qualified electors of the ('ommonwealth at a general election and ratifical and :pproved by them.


Every person who shall hold any office, or appointment of profit or trust, under the government if the United States, whether a commissioned offirer or otherwise, a subordinate officer or agent, who is or shall be employed under the Legislative, Executive or Judiciary departments of the United States, and also every inember of Congress, is hereby declared to be incapable of holding or exercising, at the same time, the office or appointment of justice of the peace, notary public, mayor, recorder, burgess or alderman of any city, corporate town or borough, resident physician of the lazaretto, constable, judge, inspector or clerk of election under This (omnionwealth.

'The holding of any of the aforesaid offices or appointments under this State, is declared to be in compatible with any office or appointment under the United States, and every such commission, office or appointinent, so holden under the government of this State, null and void.

If any person after the expiration of the fifteenth clay of November, one thousand eight hundred and seventy-four, exercise any oflices or appointments, the exercise of which is incompatible, every person so offending shall for every such offence, being thereof legally convicted in any court of record, forfeit and pay any sum not less than fifty nor more than five hundred dollars, at the cliscretion of the court, one moiety of the said forfeiture to be paid to the overseers, guardians or directors of the poor of the township, district, county or place where such offence shall have been committed, to be applied to the support of the poor, and the other moiety thereof to the prosecutor who shall sue for the


No person shall be capable of holding, at the same time, the office of justice of the peace and prothonotary and clerk of courts.

Yor of associate judge and justice of the peace.

Nor of county commissioner, school director or board of hoalth.

No alderman or attorney-at-law to be county prison inspector.

No district attorney can hold any other oflice 11der the laws and Constitution of the State.

Members of the Legislature cannot be councilman in an incorporated city.

No member of council is eligible to any office, employment or agency chosen by council during the term for which he was elected to council.

No person can, at one time, be a member of more than one of the following bodies, viz:

(ity council, guardians of the poor, bord of health and inspector of the county prison.

Members of council cannot hold any other city or county office in the choice of the people.

No Senator or Representative can be appointed to any civil office during the term for which he was clected.

No person, holding any other office shall at the same time be a member of either House.

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