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THE DAILY CAIRO BULLETIN: WEDNESDAY MORNING, JJJY 14, 1880.
TIIE DAILY BULLETIN.
CHTBKBD AT TUB rOBT OFFICE IN CAIRO, IL
LINOIS, AS SECOND-CLARS MATTER.
OITICIAL PAPER OP ALEXANDRE COtTNTT.
EntMt It. Thlelopke, City Kdttor.
Oaly Morning Daily in Southern Illinois.
SPECIAL LOCAL ITEMS.
Naticet lo UiIk column, ave cents per Una, each
A gold n:k chain, for a child . between
my residence end St Joseph church, Sunday,
if the finder will return to rue, a suitable
reward will bo paid.
Mrs. C. 0. Taticr.
MARBLE IZED MANTLES.
Win. Davidson, Eighth, street, is agent
lor Wm. L. Perkins & Go's celebrated Mar
bloized Mantles and Grates. They are ele
Just received at TnE Bulletin office a
stock of paper especially for "Hektogrnph
Saloon and bar fixtures, ice box, coun
ters, mirrors and stock. Established busi
ness since 1801 ; house suitable for a large
family or boarding house. Can be rented
on easy terms; for further information ap
ply at No. 97, Ohio Levee.
The three-story brick building, good busi
ness and dwelling-house, located corner
Fourteenth street and Ohio Levee, will be
rented cither furnished or unfurnished to a
good tenant. Apply on the premises to
Mrs. Timothy O'Callahan.
To my old customers and as many new
ones who read this, greeting: I am pre
pared to deliver in any part of the city ice
of best quality and at the lowest possible
price. I respectfully solicit your patron
Age and guarantee satisfaction. Ice box on
Eighth street, next to Bristol's, open at all
liters, day or night. Orders filled either
iron wajron or at the ice box.
ICE! ICE 1 PURE LAKE !CE!
F. M. Ward has entered the field again,
v this season, with his ice wagons, and is
prepared, as formerly, to furnish pure
lake ice, in any part of the city, every day,
in any quantity desired. The fact that he
give the business his personal super
visi.it. furnishes a guarantee that his pat
rons will be promptly, faithfully and satis-
THE YLECTRO-VAPOR BATHS,
Are youV any of your friends suffering
from neivoui debility, neuralgia, rheuma
tism, dyspepV constipation, disease of the
liver or kidnejs, female weaknesses, chills
and fever, 8croila, or any diseases of the
skin, mercurial, Wd or whisky poisoning,
or any disease, jther acute or chronic,
which you have disjaired ot ever curing by
the use of drugs? hi not think there is no
relUf for you untilyou have tried the
EUctro-Vapor. baths, tad you will be as
tefiished and grntifiedut the result you
ill so speedily obtainat such a trifling
cost. These baths have byen tried and are
endorsed by many ot ourxnost prominent
citizens. They are the universal favorite of
the ladies. They clear the complexion and
give a buoyancy and elasticity to the step,
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wiiiuu uuiuiu cine wui lmparu Aumims
tered daily at the office of Dr. Marean, No.
140 Commercial avenue, between Eighth
and Ninth streets, over Black's shoe store.
A lady always in attandance to . receive
Stock and variety of boot9 and
shoes at C. Koch's, Commercial avenue
shoe store, between Fifth and Sixth streets.
: We have just received ami now on hand the
largest stock of the best St. Louis and Cin
cinnati custom made goods ever brought to
this city, all styles and sizes in men, wo
men and children's shoes. Having recently
refitted and enlarged our store more con
veniently we now carry the largest stock of
hand made work in the city at the lowest
possible prices. Our motto is large sales
nd small profits. Also always on hand a
complete stock ot leather and fiudings at
tho lowest prices. Call around when in
need of any goods in our line for bargains
Tho undesigned will, on and after
May 1st, be prepared to turnish our citi
zens a first rate quality of ice cream,
equal in every way to that furnished in
Chicago, made fresh daily, and furnished
in freezer, from one gallon upwards; deliv
ered to any part of tho city. This cream is
made by an experienced artist and cannot
tall to give satisfaction on trial. Orders
left at ioe house, corner Eighth and Levee,
will receive prompt attention. Will be iur
oished at $1.25 per gallon in quantities from
one gallon upwards. Rouekt Hewett,
An Elegant Toilet Preparation, hair
dressing and restorative is fouud in "Lon-
; don Hair Color Restorer." It seldom fails
to restore gray or faded hair to its original
youthful color and beauty. Falling hair is
checked by its uce, and it uroducea a
growth of beautiful young hair, soft, glossy
and luxuriant. It certainly is tho most
cleanly and effective hair restorer now be-
fore tho American people.
A. A. Gibson, Barrytown, Duchess coun
ty, N. Y., writes: Dr. Swayne & Son, Phil
adelphia: Gents I enclose a postotlice
rder for eight dollars; please send me one
s dotcn "London Hair Color Restorer." It
bat stopped my hair from falling, and re
stored it to its natural color. It lias proven
satisfactory in every respect. The "London
Hair Color Restorer" can be obtained at all
the leading druggists at 73 cents a bottle.
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s , CcsTOHKk "Why are 'Malt Bitters' so
popular" Druggist "Because, as a food
' medicine, they enrich the blood, harden the
mtudos, quiet the nerves, perfect diges
GENERAL LOCAL ITEMS.
Notion In thete column, ton cents per line,
ocli lDrtlon. Marked
Just received a large invoice of No. C
envelopes at The Bulletin office.
Mr. Dave Barry after an illness of three
or tour weeks, is able to be about again.
Mr. Sam'l Wilson Is having the walk
In front of tils residence, on Eighteenth
Judge Harker presses the bench dur
ing this session of tho circuit court, and
with much fitness he does to.
The sewer opening at the corner of
Eighth street and Washington Avenue has
received a much needed new cap.
Mr. C R. Stuart has left for St. Louis,
Mo., where he will spend a few days in the
purchase of a stock of fancy goods.
The family of Mr.C. R. Stuart left for
Rockford, 111., to spend the summer. Mr.
Stuart accompanied them a short distance
of the way.
We were informed last night that Mr.
Loet, to whose destitute condition we have
several times called attention, had died
The Hibernian Fire company cleared
in the neighborhood of one hundred and
seventy dollars by its late picnic in St.
The brick work of the addition which
is being built to the mill of Messrs. Green,
Wood & Bennett is finished and carpenters
are already at work on the roof.
Rev. Benj. Y. George leaves the city
to-day and will be absent several weeks.
We hopo his health may be benefitted by
The Jockey club held a meeting last
night and took into consideration the ad
visability of holding a horse fair and race
in St. Mary's park sme time in September.
Mrs. Laura Grayham, formerly of this
city, but for three or four years a resident
of New Orleans.has returned and will keep
house for' her brothers, Robert and Jas.
Mr. John Madden, who has tho con
tract for the construction of the convent is
pushing the work to completion with all
possible speed. It is believed that the
building will be finished sometime in
The two negroes who last week attack
ed and robbed the oldjman who is in the em
ploy of Dr. Dunning, while he was walk
ing to Mound's Junction, were yesterday
tried ia tho circuit court and sentenced to
the penitentiary tor ten years.
Thomas Spaulding, a colored man, was
yesterday arrested by Chief Robinson tor
striking Mattie Dixon, also colored, and
brought before Squire Osborn for trial and
fined five dollars and costs of suit. This
was the only case in the courts yesterday.
A thousand pounds of note, letter,
statements and bill-heads, Quaker City
best papers in tho market, pure linen fibre,
pure Irish linen, white and colored poster,
light and heavy linen, azure, yellow,
cream, etc., just received at TnE Bulletin
Ou account of the Hogan and Sheehan
matter consuming so much of our time ot
late, we huve been unable to give the de
sired attention to items of news, but will
hereafter again be permitted to devote the
proper attention to them unless something
It is said that the Republicans are con
sidering the advisability of giving Garfield
the electoral vote of New York by an act
of the legislature. We venture to say they
are not thiukiug of it. They never did
contemplate such an act except for Graut
and only for him in the last extremity.
Women stand the heat much better
than men. None of them are seen running
about with their coats off, sleeves rolled up,
vest open, or half undressed, because they
wear none ot those garmeuts. They live
and breathe inside stays, and corsets, milled
neck wear, covered arms, and as salaman
ders can discount the men two to one.
Dr. Clark addressed a crowd of boys
and young men at the corner Eighth street
and Ohio levee last night and was, of course,
vociferously applauded at those times when
silence should have reigned supreme. The
old gentleman is heart and soul into the
Greenback movement and doing is not a
particle of good for the cause.
Tho Garfield club had a meeting in
the store room oi the city brewery lasj
evening. We do not say that beer was ter
ribly "punished" during the meeting, but,
it is said that the proprietor went around
with a hammer after the meeting was over,
and found that three casks hadn't the same
sound that they had before the meeting.
Mr. Fred Koehler contemplates open
ing another branch butchcrshop on the cor
ner of Nineteenth and Poplar
some time in the near future. Mr,
Koehler has ever enjoyed the enviable rep
utation of selling the very best meats at the
lowest figures and treating everybody,
young or old, rich or poor, politely and
honestly, and to this fact, as much as any
thing else ho owes his extraordinary suc
cess. Tho Sun of last night says that "a
prominent Republican is reported as offer
ing to bet $5,000 that Alexander county
will go Republican this fall." Whoever
that Republican is we desire to say that we
are ready to cover the amount, but before
tho Rpubliaa gentleman puts up his money
would remind him tint this county was
carried by Til Jen in 1786 by ninety-six ma
jority. . -
Our readers will remember that noar
ly two months ago the man who was em
ployed by Mr. Pat. Fitzgerald in his livery
table, shot at him with the intention ot
killing him. He bad his trial in the cir
cuit court yesterday and in the evening the
jury retired. The supposition is that a ver
dict will not be agreed upon until this
We learn from last night's Argus that
Officer John Sheehan, arrested by Officer
John Hogan, appeared before Squire Com
ings and was fined the "usual amount" for
fighting and that the charge grew out of
his attack on U3. We did not appear
against Mr. Sheehan and it
is a matter of indifference
to us how much he was fined or whether
be was fined at all or not, but we will bet
Squire Comings a new hat that he assessed
the lowest possible fine against the officer
and that he knocked off his costs in the
case besides. When shall these three meet
Pete Kukyendall and his brother-in-law,who,we
believe, lives in East Cairo, and
whose name we don't know and don't par
ticularly care about knowing, yesterday
created quite a little excitement on the
levee and this is the way it occurred:
Pore and his relative were walking peace
ably along the levee, bound for a
skiff which had been fastened above
wharf boat No. 2 and which was the prop
erty of his brother-in-law. The latter gen
tleman untied the skiff, got into it and
after shoving it from the bank, pulled a
nistol and shot at Pete, without hitting
him, however. Pete, not relishing such
proceedings commenced throwing rocks at
the shootist and, so he says, actually made
him beg for mercy, after which he was per
mitted to continue on his way across the
Jack Hodges Announces' himself, in
this morning's issue of TnE Bulletin, as
an independent candidate for Sheriff of
Alexander county. It seems almost unnec
sary to say anything about him, for nearly
every man, woman and child in the county,
know Jack Hodges, He has, through his
affable manner, his natural good sense and
unimpeachable character, made a friend of
everybody with whom he has come in con
tact, excepting criminals. He has been
one of the best sheriffs this county has ever
had, havitvg collected closer and given
better satisfaction generally to the taxpay
ers, than most any other Sheriff we have
had. He does not run upon any party
ticket for he knows that the people of the
county can and will not divide upon him.
His election can not fail to come to
pass, and the voters will have no reason to
regret their work if they reinstate him.
Many people who heard or who read
Mr. Beecher's Fourth of July sermon, no
doubt came to the conclusion that the
great preacher is little, if any, better
Christian than Bob Ingersoll. In the
course of that sermon he i3 reported to
have said "it is a gigattic he, told with
much circumstantiality, that men .were
created perfect and then fell; that in
Adam and Eve the human race fell all
around. God did not make a bad job and
then paint it pretty and plaster it up."
It appears from this that Mr. Beecher re
jects the story on which the Christian re
ligion is based. If recognized teachers of
the Christian religion continue their as
saults on the Bible, Christians will hardly
know what to believe alter awhile. Beech
er and Ingersoll and the rest of them are
doing their best to knock the props from
under what the world has been taught to
believe to be divine truth. If tho story of
the fall is a "gigantic" lie, what portions
are we to believe?
The Bulletin always takes pleasure
in saying a kind word for the library. It
would bu better 'pleased, however, if the in
stitution were more generally patronized
by the public, especially by the young men
and women who are growing up in our
midst. We believe in young people enjoy
ing themselves by attending picnics, parties,
etc., but if these samo young ladies and
geutlemen would take as much interest in
the welfare of the library as they do in
attending these sime social gatherings,
what a change, what a grand institution it
would be! What a source of pleasure it
would be to those whose every effort is to
further the interests of the library, and how
gladly would they purchase new volunu-s
had they the means to do so. The library
is fairly patronized now, but not ss it
should be. While there is quito a large
number of excellent books ou the shelves,
there is still room for more and they could
be purchased very easily if the member
ship was larger. The subscription price is
small and it is a source of surprise that the
public, botli young ami old, don't take
enough interest in it to become members.
WHAT THEY SAY.
Mr. Editor: I just now overheard the
following conversation on the street :
"Well then, Mrs. Z , if you think The
Bulletin worth a dozen of the Argus, why
don't you take it and drop the Argus?"
"I'll tell you Mrs. B , just because my
husband is a dear soft hearted old goose,
and feels sorry for the Argus. Only this
evening he declared the paper only half
witted and gave that as his reason for help
ing It. Bald he was always sorry for the
"That is very charitable I am sure" said
Mrs. B. Then turning to another lady she
asked, "and why do you take the Argus
Mrs. II., when you daily send for my Bul
letin and praiso it for its course in show
ing up vice and crime?"
"Oh," said Mrs. II., "I am a personal
friend of the Argus, and don't think it as
bad at heart as it seems. And there are
some things in the Argus I enjoy reading."
"What?" said Mrs. B. Mrs. U. replied :
"The patent insides. I never bother
many minutes with the editorials. There is
no point to them, and I would
soon be daft, if I mixed up in their general
chaos. I do wish though, that the Argus
had some nerve, and wouldn't always bo a
champion for vice, Tell yon what ."
Here three or four ladies came up and a
perfect cyclone of abuse ot the Argus, and
praise of Tue Bulletin ensued. I wont
down the street pondering. Yours,
THE LAST WORD WE HOPE.
The fight is ended and the victory is ours.
Our chief foe in this battle with rogues, the
Argus, has abandoned the field and left us
all the spoil. As all know, we commenced
the war upon crime long ago and have
projecuted it to the present day,
to a successful issue. We
have fought a number of battles single
handed and alone, save that we were sus
taiutd by public opiuion, and we came out
victoiious in every one of them. We were
nut on every field not alone by the crafty
resistance of the guilty; by the fierce de
nunciations and threats of their hosts of
confederates and sympathizers, but also by
all the argument and sophistry and sarcasm
that the editor and publisher
of . tho Argus could command.
They resisted us step by step and contested
every inch of ground until now they have
been actually forced to abandon the field.
It seems strage to us that a newspaper,
edited by what we have reason to believe
a good man; pretending to be published
in the interest of the entire community;
should, wheneveroccasiou offere, seek the
interests of only the smaller, and by the
way, the criminal portion of it.
It is to be deplored that any newspaper
should, in spite of evidence that satisfied
even its own subscribers, persist in oppos
ing the efforts of those who are laboring to
expose and punish gross public criminality.
That it should seek to defend the guilty
parties until overwhelmed with the evidence
and the protests of its owu subscribers and
the surging) of popular opinion, it is at
last driven to abandon its objectionable
But worse thaa all is it, that when so
driven, instead of at least coming out can-
lid; v and admitting that it was wrong, it
simply relapses into profound silence-
neither attempting to explain, nor justify,
nor excuse its actions. ?urh
strange behavior compels U3 to
conclude that rather than work for
the best interests of the community
at large, it will do nothing at all. If it
can not be allowed, to throw obstacles in the
way of those who are prosecuting the
war upon crime, it will he neutral; but it
will under no circumstances assist in the
extermination of rascality.
This is the attitude of our Commercial
avenue cotemporary. Whether it feels en
tirely at ease or not , we are not in a posi
tion to know, but imagine that it is con
foundedly uncomfortable. We will not
passjuJguieut upon it. We know that we
have done our duty. We have in this case
as ia former cases exposed the crime a'ld
the actors therein. We have placed before
the people the offense in all its enormity,
the crushing, uuiuipeachablo evidence that
will satisfy them as to theguilt of the accused
and pointed out tho criminals themselves.
We now leave them in their hands of the
public to deal with as they see fit, but will
say before we close this article, that the
proper authorities now in session have a
very plain duty before them in reference
to the men whoso misdeeds wo
have laid bare a duty which they can illy
afford to ignore, now that the eyes of the
people are upon them. And we desire to say
further that any assistance we can reuder
them (and wo may bo able to render
some) will bo cheerfully rendered.
Tho Argus and u!l others who
have striven to prevent this,
for the people, gloilous ending,
will be tried and Judged at tho bar of pub
lic opinion aud wo regret that, owing to
their known Intelligence wo can not plead:
"forgive them, for thy knew not what they
LAST NIGHT'S COUNCIL MEETING.
His honor, Mayor Thistlewood was in the
chair and all the members were prcseut.
The finance committee reported having
received scrip from tho treasurer and burn
ed the samo.
A petition, from tho United Brothers of
AND PAINT AND OIL DEALERS
Druap, Paints, Brushes, Window Glass, Brushes, Perfumery,
Fancy floods. Etc., Etc.
RETAIL AND FAMILY
RETAIL and FAMILY
Cor. Eighth Street anil
Friendship, praying for the use of the park
on July 17th, for picnic purposes, was read
and on motion ot Alderman Swoboda
granted. A petition of W. T. Scott and
Thos. Clark for the use of tho park on Au
gust 4th and 5th was also read and on mo
tion of Alderman Saup, granted.
The committee on streets reported on the
petition of the Cairo and Yiucennes rail
road, which had been referred back to them
at the last meeting in June, and recom
mended that the prayer of the petitioners
be not granted. Considerable discussion
took place, calling in question
the right of the Illinois Central to
take possession of the strip of land below
the St. Charles hotel, upon which the Cairo
and Yincennes road desired to lay down its
track. Alderman Putier moved to receive
and report that the recommendations be
Alderman Blake moved to amend Alder
man Patier's motion by granting the prayer
of the petitioners.
The ayes and nays were called on this
question by Alderman Patier and the vote
stood, ayes 4, nays 0, and consequently the
report of the committee was adopted.
The committee on streets then reported
on the petition ot Messrs. Green, Wood A
Bennett, asking that the Illinois Cen
tral railroad be granted the privilege
of extending the mill switch across Eigh
teenth street. On motion of alderman
Halliday the report was received and the
recommendation concurred in.
The same committee reported on the pe
titions of B. I. Crane a:.d B. J. Thistle-
wood, asking that their sidewalk tax be
abated since the city had not constructed
the walk in front of their premises. The
committee recommended that the prayer of
the petitioners be not granted, since it had
been ascertained that the petitioners were
mistaken in their supposition that the walk
was not built by the city.
The usual salary bills were then read and
disposed of after which miscellaneous
claims were read. The lat
ter were, on motion of Alderman Linegar
referred to trie committee on claims with
the instructions to report instanter which
was done, after which the claims were al
lowed. On motion of Alderman Halliday the
council adjourned ao action having been
taken on the mayor's veto message.
GENERAL NOTES OK INTEREST TIIE CUO!'
THE JONES UORO RINO SOCIETY POLITICS
Donoola, July ltith, 18j0.
Dear Bulletin: The census taker has
been with us, and numbered us, and we
find that we number about one hundred h-ss
than we numbered ten years ago. Popula
tion of Dougola, is we don't state official
lysix huudred and fifty. We consider it
a healthy sign, to see our towns diminish
ing in population, while our rural districts
are building up aud increasing in resouces.
Though the population of Dongola, is now
much less than it was ten years ago, her
real wealth is proportionately greater. Ten
years ago, many families were crowded in
Dougolf,who w.-re heie merely tl rough the
torce ot circumstances. They got away
just as soon as possible, and are now out on
farms, helping bring forward the strength
of our country.
Wheat threshing is now the order of the
day and reports are encouraging. The
yielp is an average one, and the grain is
Much grumbling has been indulged in
by tho farmers, over the unfavorable season
for a corn crop. But a trip among the
farms convinces your reporter
that, the grumbling was
indu'ged in merely tor pastime. The corn
crop is all right. Where the hail storm
swept two weeks ago. the corn is ruined,
but tho hail belt being narrow, the corn
destroyed by it will scarcely bo noticed
next fall. Taking things just as they a.v,
all must concede, that, in the cropping lino
we have, again, no reason to complain. ' To
the farmers, wo say, sell your' wheat. To
day, there is a surplus ot one hundred mil
linns ot bushels of old wheat in thecountry,
and the crop on the Eastern coutinent is
good. It, therefore, is apparent to the
dullest minds, tiiat wheat must for the next
twelve months rule low.
To that affable correspondent at Anna,
who begs us to let up on Tom Bouton, and
says that, "Old Trim" has been trying to
get Boaton to notice him for the past two
or three years, we wish to say, if Tom Bou
ton needs an intercessor, and has asked
his help, he has applied to the wrong man.
Tom Bouton carricitured "Old Trim" in
his Keform (?) Journal wine years ago.
But Mr. Anna correspondent,
why need you fret ? Do you belong to the
ring of nest-hiders? You know very well
there is a Jouesboro ring, and thut ring has
swindled the tax-payers of Union county,
out of twenty thousand dollars, and now
we must voc an additional tax on ourselves
to raise the money this devilish ring has
wronged us out of. Go slow Anna man or
we shall be compelled to give you a feed of
Dongola society is improving, some of
the disturbing elements have left and a few
more want to leave.
Circuit court is only two months off, and
when it comes, we hope to see the murder
ers of the poor tramp made to atone for
their monstrous crime.
The political pot is beginning to blubber
and the indications are that we shall have
plenty of "fuss and feathers." After all
the turmoil and strife of the coming contest,
we hope we shall hare peace and the gov
ernment be perpetuated. The ardent desire
ot our whole lite has been that we may live
to 9?e the day that these presidential scram
bles shall occur only once in eight years.
No difference what party has control of th
g vernment, so it rules wise'y and preserves
and keeps up the integrity of the nation.
Of course, if a piesident elect proves to be
a villain, congress has the power to im
peach him. To begin with, four years is
too short a period for a president to be able
to recommend and accomplish any great
good. Why our rulers have not long ago
agitated this subject, is certainly a mystery
to us. The coustitition has received amend
ments time and again, and ail the wise
heads of the nation have r.cquiesced in
them aud deel ire 1 they were good. Now,
why not have another amendment that will
give us eight years, instead of four?
The health of Dongola is still par excel
lent, and it does look gloomy for our doc
tors. Our business men never seemed
more cheerful, and to see the people com
ing in and shoving out the gold, silver and
currency for goods, argues well for the
thrift and economy or our hardy and hon
est sons of toil Whin Cairo attains to a
population of 100,000, aud The Bulletin
has a circulation of 20,000, we shall be in
a location second to none on the whole
earth. If any man reads a borrowed Bul
letin, we say to him don't do it, quit it at
once, subfcribe and pay for it, read it and
keep up with the times. A few Dongo
lans love to borrow it, butOW Trim don't
Tho Bowman Brothers, Minstrel Troupe
have been for two nights exhibiting in
Dougola, end we say it, to their credit, their
performances arc rich and rure. They are
making headway for Mound City and Cairo,
so you readers of The Bulletin, when
they arrive in your place, don't fail to see
the r performance. They uro all first-class
musicians, and carry first class instruments.
Drop politics at once, ye lovers of fun, go
see them perform ; laugh yourself tat at
their tricks, not forgetting to give an atten
tive ear to the fine music. For one, we
believe in laughing and enjoying life it the
weather is hot. Better laugh than mur
mur. Old Trim.
To Mrs. Daniel Fitzgerald on the death
of her little son Daniel.
Lady dear, why ore you weeping,
Is it for your little boy?
Don't you know the angels took him
To their home ot peace and joy?
He was too good, sad, weeping lady,
To remain upon this earth,
And that is why the angels took him,
To their home of joy and mirth.
Your little Dan has gone to Heaven,
Gone to Heaven his Saviour to eoe,
Who, when upon this earth did say,
Let the little ones come unto me."
J. K. M.