The following is an announcement from the law firm of Wechsler Harwood Halebian & Feffer LLP:

BRISTOL-MYERS SQUIBB Co. (NYSE:BMY), e.spire COMMUNICATIONS, Inc. (NASDAQ:ESPI), FRUIT OF THE LOOM, Inc. (NYSE:FTL), and KITTY HAWK, Inc. (NASDAQ:KTTEQ)

Notice to persons who transacted in the following securities and respective class periods:

Bristol-Meyers (NYSE:BMY - news) 11/08/99-04/19/00

e.spire Commun. (NASDAQ:ESPI - news) 08/12/99-03/30/00

Fruit of the Loom (NYSE:FTL - news) 09/28/98-11/04/99

Kitty Hawk, Inc. (NASDAQ:KTTEQ - news) 04/22/99-04/11/00

You should be aware that Wechsler Harwood Halebian & Feffer LLP ("Wechsler Harwood") has been retained to investigate claims or filed class action complaints claims involving the securities of the above companies on behalf of investors.

Wechsler Harwood has extensive experience representing shareholders in class actions and has served as lead counsel on behalf of shareholders in many such actions. The reputation and expertise of this firm in shareholder and other class actions has repeatedly been recognized by the courts.