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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 a mob in Ottawa, Kansas attacking a wagon carrying "original package" goods, an order from the Treasury Department for revenue cutters Rush and Corwin to patrol the Bering Sea for seal poachers, the United States House of Representatives passing the Federal Election Bill, and more. 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); Original Package Doctrine; Revenue cutters--United States; Poaching--Alaska; Bering Sea; Wright, Milton, 1828-1917; Wright Brothers Newspapers
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