Notice of Applications for Deregistration Under Section 8(f) of the Investment Company Act of 1940
Each applicant seeks an order declaring that it has ceased to be an investment company. On September 27, 2004, each applicant made a liquidating distribution to its shareholders, based on net asset value. Expenses of $9,395, $14,129 and $71,456, respectively, incurred in connection with the liquidations were paid by each applicant. Filing Date: The applications were filed on February 9, 2006. Applicant's Address: Gateway Center Three, 100 Mulberry St., Newark, NJ 07102-4077.