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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 stories about the steamship Umbria refusing return passage to immigrants it brought to New York, heavy gold exports from the United States depressing the stock market, a letter sent from President Benjamin Harrison regarding the desire of the United States to engage in reciprocity with Latin American trade partners, and more. On the third page there is an update to a story about a recent collapsed mine where miners thought to be dead were now believed to be alive due to increased ventilation in the mine. On the fourth page there is a printed list of stolen and counterfeit bills to help merchants identify fake bills. Also included in this issue are local and regional news as well as advertisements.
Wright Brothers Newspapers
The Evening Item
Newspapers; Journalism; Wright, Wilbur, 1867-1912; Wright, Orville, 1871-1948; Dayton (Ohio); Cunard Steamship Company, ltd.; Steamships; Reciprocity (Commerce)--United States; Harrison, Benjamin, 1833-1901; Carnegie, Andrew, 1835-1919; Casualties; Mines; Counterfeit money; Wright Brothers Newspapers
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