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4 Teachers Are Jailed In Elizabeth ELIZABETH (AP)-Nego-tiators for the striking Elizabeth Education Association were found guilty of contempt in Superior Court and were sentenced to 20-to-40 days in jail yesterday. Judge Harry V. Osborne said the EEA has contemptuously ignored a court order to end its eight-day strike, which has closed schools for the 15,000 pupils in the city. Osborne sentenced EEA President Herbert Levitt to 40 days in jail and fined him $800. Three other EEA members each were serif tenced to 20 days in jail and fined between $560 and $640. Osborne also levied a $36,000 fine against the union. The judge ordered the four to begin their sentences in Union County jail this morning. But the EEA received a stay until noon from the Appellate Division of Superior Court so it can Instant Lottery Planned TRENTON (AP) - The state plans another instant lottery this fall and officials promise the game will be "the best lottery New Jersey has ever had." Lottery commission spokesmen refused comment on the new game, saying details would be announced "within two weeks." It was learned, however, that tickets for the new game will sell at $1 each, the same price that was charged for tickets in the first instant lottery held this summer. . Lottery officials said yes-, terday that the first game produced sales of approximately 29 million tickets during its threemonth stand. The third and final "Instant Millionarie" drawing in connection with that promotion will be held Monday in Jersey City. "As part of the lottery's continuing effort to give our consumers what they wanlt we are preparing to introduce a second instant game this fall carrying out the popular instant winner concept with some exciting new and different ways to win," said Henry N. Luther 3ra executive director of the lottery. The new instant game will not include million-dollar prizes, according to sources. In announcing the results of the first instant game, Luther termed the initial endeavor an "overwhelming success" and said approximately $13 million would be turned over to the state for aid to education and institutions. In addition to the 29 million tickets sold, Luther said 19 million tickets were given away in prizes. The new game is expected to keep the "rub off" concept wticre customers use a coin to rub off a plastic-like covering on the ticket to find out immediately if the ticket was a winner. The first instant lottery awarded two free tickets to customers whose tickets had two clover leafs under the covering. Jersey Jackpot Oct. 16, 1975 WKKIY-935-687 Millionaire Finalist 13575 The prize structure now in effect: Those ticket holders matching either set of the three, digit numbers win S25. Those holding tickets matching both sets of numbers, in either order, are entered in the Jersey Jackpot, and win from S 10.000 to S250.000. Those correctK matching the five-digit millionaire finalist number Win a minimum of $500 and a chance to win $1 million. ' , . . DAILY 08719 The dailv grand drawing qualifying number for the week. 40339 . PICK-IT 906 Straight Bet S386 Box Bet 861 Front or Back Pair 838.50 . ; Pennsylvania Lottery Oct. 16, 1975 Lucky Lotto Red' 02-04-05-06-10-1 M2-15-19-22-27-28-30 White 37414S-49-52-53-57-6 Blue 67-68.73-8 1-88-9 1-99 Bonux number 2 1 Free play number 4 New York Lottery Oct. 16, 1975 475233 397556 922011 Double-Up Number 5 appeal the sentences. Osborne refused to issue a stay, saying the four "have the key to the jailhouse" and would immediately be freed if the strikers went back to work. , . The EEA, which represents the city's 1,100 teachers, custodians, and cafeteria workers, has been on strike since Oct. 6. An EEA spokesman said little progress has been made in recent negotiations but that talks would resume today and continue throughout the weekend., Elizabeth's firefighters and police also continued protests yesterday over slowdowns in . their contract negotiations with the city. Twenty firemen, about a third of the city's daytime force, continued a "sickout" yesterday after 15 called in sick the day before. Mayor Thomas Dunn, who has been , unsuccessful in obtaining a court order against the sickout, said yesterday's action showed "the city can get along with 20 fewer firemen." Cify police also continued their campaign of "safety checks" to protest the lack of progress in their contract talks. The police randomly checked cars coming into the city for safety violations, : causing minor, jams on incoming thoroughfares. In Bergen County, Superior Court Judge George B. Gel-man stayed jail sentences yesterday for 27 striking River Dell Regional School employes in hopes that around-the-clock negotiations would produce a contract . settlement. , Byrne to Sign Meetings Bill Press State House Bureau TRENTON - Gov. Brendan T. Byrne is going to Teaneck to sign the "Open Public Meetings Act." The signing will take place at 2 p.m. Tuesday in the Teaneck .Municipal Building, his f.ij office announced yesterday. The invitation was extend- . - ed by Teaneck Mayor Eleanor M. Kieliszek, who testified at, a hearing on the bill about her municipality's success in conducting all its meetings in public. . Newark Man Wins Lottery MORRISTOWN (AP)- A Ford Motor Co. foreman from Newark won $75,000 here yesterday in the New , Jersey Lottery's Grand : Drawing. - Theodore Hinson, 59, who has worked for the automobile company in Mah-wah for 25 years, was selected from among 18 finalists in the special contest that gives non-winners in the regular' daily lottery a second chance at big-money prizes. Winners of $5,000 each were David W. Courter of Mahwah, Raymond E., Soltys of Colonia, Helen J. Pederson of Gillette, Rose M. Reimers of Boonton, and Michael J. Costello of Branchville. ; m The $85 million PATH Journal Square Transportation Center, highlighted in foreground, was dedicated in Jersey City yesterday. Transportation Center Of PATH Is Dedicated By GERALD KAREY Press Staff Writer JERSEY CITY - The PATH Journal Square Transportation Center, an $85 million facility in the heart of this Hudson County municipality, was formally dedicated yesterday. In ceremonies on the outdoor plaza at the Center, William J. Ronan, chairman of the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey, called it the "largest multi-moda facility," in the nation. Gov. Brendan T. Byrne; taking note of Ronan's description, said, "We in Jersey City call it a bus stop." . The complex includes two PATH (Port Authority Trans-Hudson) station platforms capable of handling trains up to 10 cars in length, a bus station with off-street berths for buses serving 30 routes, off-street parking for 618 cars and a 10-story building for PATH administrative offices. Of the total cost, $29,-166,000 came from a federal grant administered by the U.S. Department of Transportation under the provisions of the Urban Mass Transportation Act of 1964. The balance was paid with Port Authority funds. Rhode Island Plan Gains On Former Navy Land PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) Rhode Island Gov. Philip W. Noel's plan to turn abandoned Navy land into the center for offshore oil-related support industry in New England took a major step yesterday. IMCO Services, a firm providing support services for offshore oil rigs, signed a lease for five acres of surplus Navy land at Davisville and announced work on the facility would begin today. Noel, who pledged to capture the support industry for his state, said the signing of the agreement with Imco was "symbolic" of the future growth of this industry in Rhode Island. "If they find oil and natu Lakewood Officials Hit Gas Rate Rise Press State House Bureau NEWARK - The Lake-wood Township Committee went on record yesterday as opposed to the $9 million annual rate increase request filed by the New Jersey Natural Gas Co. . Ronald E. Burgess, assistant township attorney, was the only public witness at the opening sesson of a state Board of Public Utility Commissioners hearing on the proposed rate hike. He said up to half of the township's residents are senior citizens, and many are living on fixed incomes. He said, however, he was objecting In behalf of all , residents. Burgess urged the PUC to find "some other method" of dealing with the company's n In his remarks, Byrne said the dedication marked "a significant moment in the history of Jersey City and for rapid transportation in the nation." . Byrne put the Port Authority on notice that he intended to see that it met its commitment to mass transportation in .the state. He said that New York Gov." Hugh Carey intended to do the same in his state. Byrne asked voter support for the mass transportation bonding issue in next month's election, saying it represented "further progress in our commitment to mass transportation." He also predicted that with the center sparking the growth of Jersey City as a commercial and transporla- lion center, "we're going to see more people use PATH from New York to New Jer- - sey, than from New Jersey to New York for the rest of the century." The center occupies an eight acre site partly on cleared land and partly over the PATH tracks between Kennedy boulevard and Summit avenue. It replaces an old depot built in 1912. Demolition of existing buildings began in 1971. The cornerstone was laid in 1972 and marked the 10th anni ral gas in quantities to justify development, the oil industry will burgeon and become a very important part of our economy," Noel said. James Thompson, an Imco official,' said the signing of the one-year lease for $25,000 precedes the start of the first major series of test drillings off the New England coast on Nov. 15, Thompson said an oil firm, Ocean Production Co., would conduct eight to ten months of test drillings on behalf of a consortium of 20 major oil companies. ... Four test wells for rock . and soil samples will be drilled in the Baltimore Canyon area off the Middle reported higher costs. He suggested requiring stock-holders to absorb any higher costs. The rest of the hearing session was devoted to the introduction of prepared testimony by company officials. Questioning the officials was put off until Nov. 3. Roger L. Camacho and Michael Kalison, lawyers from the state Department of the Public Advocate, are representing the company's 233,000 customers. The company has three service areas one principally In Morris County, another mostly In Monmouth and Ocean counties, and the third In Cape May County. This Is its first request for an increase in Its basic rates since it was organized 23 years ago ' " I versary of the acquisition of the bankrupt Hudson and Manhattan Railroad by PATH, a specially created rail transit operating subsidiary of the Port Authority. . The Hudson and Manhattan operated trains between Manhattan and New Jersey for 54 years. According to the Port Authority's figures, PATH spent $240 million for property acquisition and capital improvements by the end of 1974. Portions of the new PATH station at the Center were made available to the public in December 1973. The PATH administration building was occupied in April 1974 and the bus station in April of this year. The parking garage was opened Sept. 2. The facilities serve an estimated 74,000 passengers a day, of whom 34,p()0 are PATH rail passengers. In addition to this city, PATH presently serves Newark and Hobokerrand has terminals in Manhattan at the World Trade Center and at 33rd street. PATH had to go to condemnation proceedings to clear the site for the center. It reported that 39 commercial, 24 residential and 78 rooming house tenants who were displaced were all relocated by November 1970. Atlantic Coast and in the Georges Bank area along the New England Coast. Major oil companies are expected to begin bidding on leases for Atlantic Ocean oil drilling sites in May. Noel said Imco's choice of former Navy land at Davis-ville for its preliminary operation gave Rhode Island a leg up on other New England states in the competition for support industries. Noel said Rhode Island was the only state in the region making a strong effort to capture the industry which provides services for offshore oil rigs. "If the Green Bay Packers go against Dogpatch High School, you bet on the Green Bay Packers," Noel said comparing Rhode Island's efforts with those of other New England states. ' Noel predicted, that if oil and natural gas are discovered Ih large amounts on the Outer Continental Shelf, the possible concentration of support facilities in the state could generate 2,000-5,000 jobs. ' . Thompson said Noel's efforts to attract the oil support facilities to Rhode Island gave the state an excellent chance to achieve that concentration. SINGLES ALL AGES Tired of the bar seen? Do you want to meet your true match? We GUARANTEE dates lor one full year. Write for information to P.O. Box 266, Bradley Beach N.J. 07720 Welfare Outlay Rising WASHINGTON (AP) -The nation's welfare expenditures shot up 20 per cent in the last fiscal year as the rolls of the biggest family assistance program climbed to a record high, the Department of Health, Education and Welfare reported . yesterday. HEW said the number of persons receiving Aid to Families with Dependent Children (AFDC) dipped slightly last June for the second straight month after being pushed steadily upward by the recession the previous nine months. Total welfare spending in fiscal 1975 ending last June 30 reached $22.6 billion, a boost of 20 per cent or $3.8 billion over the previous year. That included $9.5 billion in money payments, a 16.8 per cent increase, and nearly $13 billion for medical care of the poor, up 22.2 per cent. Monthly AFDC payments averaged $64.30 per recipient or $212.90 per family last year, compared with individual payments averaging $57.25 in 1974 and $53.35 in 1973. The report said the AFDC caseload averaged 11,078,000 persons per month, an . increase of 2.1 per cent or 232,000 persons which wiped out the previous year's decrease of 1.8 per cent or 196,000 recipients. Last year there were an average of 3.3 million families on AFDC, 5.6 per cent more than in fiscal 1974.' Almost 8 million of last year's recipients were dependent children; a 1.4 per cent gain which indicated that adults were joining. AFDC rolls disproportionately more often than youngsters. As another sign of the deteriorating economic footing of families and individuals last year, HEW said the number of persons request-"" ing general assistance which involves only state or local funds increased 20.1 per cent to 873,000 persons per month. The number of families requesting emergency assistance skyrocketed 48 per cent to 37,000 per month in fiscal 1975. AFDC rolls last June, the latest month for which fig-. ures are available, topped 11.3 million persons and the cost of money payments, medical care and welfare social services set a new monthly high of $2.1 billion. HEW said Medicaid was the largest factor in the rise, accounting for 59 per cent of the total cost. John A. Svahn, acting administrator of HEW's Social and Rehabilitation Service, expressed cautious optimism over the two straight monthly decreases in AFDC rolls. Svahn said the declines of .4 per cent in June and .1 per cent in May may have been influenced by , seasonal factors. GM Franchise End Auto Dealers Aim TRENTON (AP)-Thomas J. Hahn, incoming president of the New Jersey Automobile Dealers Association, said yesterday the organization would encourage court action by General Motors dealers to negate a five-year franchise agreement he said they must sign. He said the franchise agreement would be up for discussion at the state's new car dealers convention which opened yesterday in Palm Beach. DALE CARNEGIE COURSE 10 WAYS THIS COURSE CAN BENEFIT MEN AND WOMEN 1 . Increose rrise and Confidence . 2. Speak Effectively 3. Sell Yourself and Your Ideoi 4. Be Your Best With Any Group 5. Remember Homes 6. Think and Speak on Your Feet 7. Control fear ond Worry S. Be o Better Conversationalist 9. Develop Your Hidden Abilities 10. Earn Thai Better Job, Mori Income I Douglas Sarajian, president of the Long Branch Tenants' Association, shows Assemblywoman Gertrude Berman, D-Monmouth, an electric bill reflecting a big rate increase. Mrs. study effectiveness of the state Board of Public Utility Commissioners. PUC Study Commission Broadening Is Suggested Press State House Bureau TRENTON - A member of a legislative commission formed to study the effectiveness of the state Board of Public Utility Commissioners says its scope should be broadened to effectively challenge the utility rates controlled by the PUC. Sen. Raymond Zane, D-Gloucester, told the 10 member commission at its organization meeting yesterday, that it should go far beyond its legislative mandate of reviewing the PUC's role in regulating prices for electricity and gas: "I don't mean to mock this commission, but I don't want to come here and do what everybody else is doing by just saying rates are high we know that already," Zane said. "What we should do is have the utility company presidents sitting down in front of us and explaining what type of money they are making and what other businesses they are into," Zane continued. As approved by the Legislature, the commission is charged with the duty to "review and determine the effectiveness of the powers and policies of the PUC in protecting the public interest with regard to demand, supply, and price of electricity and natural gas." Zane said it appears that the commission may "lack the teeth" to go beyond a mere review at a time when a full scale investigation is required. Assemblywoman Gertrude Berman, D-Monmouth, who sponsored the commission's enabling legislation, said she believed the commission could develop an investigation by a series of public hearings throughout the state. The commission is supposed to come up with a finished study report in three months, but Mrs. Berman said she expected it would take considerably longer: Zane said he would wait for a few meetings of the commission before deciding whether to try to amend its Preview Meetings TOMS RIVER Old Cedar Inn Tuei Oct 21 8PM Tues Oct 28. 8 P M LAKEWOOD Holiday Inn, Rt. 9 Wed Oct 22. 8 P M Thurs, Oct 23. 8 P M Thurs, Oct 30 8 P M EATONTOWN Old Orchard Inn, Rt. 71 Thurs Oct 23 8 P M Preiented by WfS WISTROM ASSOC.; INC 60 Stirling d Wotchung, N. J. 07060 T.I. 753 9356 mm in . DALE CARNEGIE .. J Found I FREE ! I ll ASBURY PARK PRESS, lf I . ' .'' J I- ' .','., T ' iff ' Berman is a member of a special state commission to structure. Mrs. Berman was elected chairman of the panel and Zane was picked to be vice chairman. Zane said another weakness of the commission is that it did not have any appropriation from the Legislature to enact its recommendations or to fund a full scale investigation of the PUC. Mrs. Berman said she conceived the idea of forming a PUC study commission last year when utility rates skyrocketed with the consistent Joint Bargaining Eyed by States ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) -Gov. Hugh Carey, in a joint statement with New Jersey Gov. Brendan Byrne, has endorsed proposals to institute collective bargaining procedures for the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey and the Waterfront Commission of New York Harbor. The proposal would allow employes of both agencies to form unions, but would continue to prohibit strikes. About 5,000 of the current 7,000 workers of the Port Authority, and 150 of the 200 employes of the Waterfront Commission would be affected. The proposal excludes managerial and confidential employes. Unions formed would rep Satisfaction Guoranlwd 4 While Quantitits 3 tost DADT With Coupon Occasional Chairs Be As Proud Of I 1 ? v wr -e&Mk BRAtlWIll familiar ., inf. CHOOSE FROM .1 SF.LECTIO OF MOKE THAS .50 ECmG STYLES O MSPUY FOR IMMEDIATE l)F.Ll ER) 4lE20ilo4n nendn' IT gateway Showroom Rt. 31 at AlU nwood Cln le 4 Fri., Oct. 17, 1975 A5 approval of PUC members. "I wanted to find out , whether the PUC was actually being an effective guardian of the public interest," Mrs. Berman said. j She said the commission would concentrate in the j areas of rates of electrical and gas companies, but could extend to other utilities. A second commission meeting was scheduled Oct. 30. Mrs. Berman said a review would be made of the PU(' structure. She also said a PUC member would be j called to answer questions. resent the workers in matters dealing with working conditions and resolution of grievances. Mediation and fact-finding procedures would be provided to assist in settling disputes. Port Authority employes affected would include maintenance workers, mechanics and clerks. Waterfront commission personnel who would be covered would include clerks and investigators. The proposed regulations would be administered by neutral employe relations panels, to be appointed jointly by the New York State Public Employment Relations Board and the New Jersey Public Employment Relations Commission. Replottment or Money Refunded SWYNGOMATIC1 1 63 p. BABY SWING I I 9WINU jn.63 Expires Oct. 1 8, 1 975 Z That You 7 As We Are 4M) Ol LL furniture t Warehouse W all Town-hip, YJ. W - 221I M n r T til i t

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