The Elimination of the Tramp by the Introduction into America of the Labour Colony System Already Proved Effective in Holland, Belgium, and Switzerland, with the Modifications Thereof Necessary to Adapt This System to American Conditions

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APPENDIX D
RULES AND REGULATIONS OF NUSSHOF COLONY
THE Witzwyl Colony has a home at Nusshof for discharged inmates, the object of which is to provide those among the latter who wish to make better use of their liberty, with a home to be considered as an intermediary stage between the Forced Labour Colony and the outer world.
As long as there is room, unemployed workmen are free to enter the home and to work there on the same lines as the other colonists.
Employment is given and a contract entered into between the foreman and the colonists.
Colonists must furnish proof that their late conduct has been satisfactory.
Cripples or workmen suffering from infectious diseases are not admitted.
Colonists must obey the rules of the establishment.
Drunkenness and unruly behaviour are followed by immediate dismissal.
Colonists are not allowed to leave Witzwyl without an authorisation from the Director.

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