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The Evening Item was a daily newspaper published by the Wright Brothers' Company, Item Publishing Co. This paper, published from April 1890 through July 1890, focused on world and local events. The front page of this issue features a story about a debate in the US Senate to purchase silver bullion, a duel in Louisville between two men over an engaged woman, a corpse found in a river near Patriot, Indiana, and more. Also included in this issue are anecdotes, local and regional news, and advertisements.
Wright Brothers Newspapers
The Evening Item
Newspapers; Journalism; Wright, Wilbur, 1867-1912; Wright, Orville, 1871-1948; Dayton (Ohio); Wright, Lorin, 1862-1939; Sherman Silver Purchase Act; United States. Senate; Wright Brothers Newspapers
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