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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 President Benjamin Harrison rejecting a sanction regarding rights and interests in the Behring Sea, a digest of news from Indianapolis, a ghost in Bucyrus, Ohio directing family members to his will, and more. On the fourth page there is a small note on an Italian physician, Eusebio Sguario, who was purported to have written the first book on electricity in 1746 called Electricity, or the Electrical Forces of Bodies. 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); Ghosts--Ohio; Harrison, Benjamin, 1833-1901; Census; United Brethren Church; Sguario, Eusebio, active 1728-1756; Wright Brothers Newspapers
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