Act of Apr. 6, 1870, P.L. 17, No. 7                Cl. 72
                                  AN ACT

     To provide for the ordinary expenses of the Government, and
        other general and specific appropriations.

        Section 54.  Drawing or paying warrants in excess of
     appropriation; penalty
        If the Auditor-General shall draw any warrant for an amount
     exceeding any appropriation, or if the State Treasurer shall pay
     out for any appropriation named in an appropriation bill, a
     greater sum than is named therein for each appropriation,
     excepting the interest on the public debt, or for salaries of
     the judiciary, or for pensions and gratuities, they shall be
     deemed guilty of a misdemeanor, punishable by a fine not
     exceeding one thousand dollars, or imprisonment not exceeding
     one year, or both, for each and every offence.  1870, April 6,
     P.L. 17, Sec. 54.