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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. This Saturday edition of The Evening Item was published in two separate parts, but those parts have been combined here for ease of reading. The front page of this issue features stories about how the 4th of July was celebrated in a variety of cities, a Brooklyn pugilist dying after a match with a boxer from Chicago, and more. On the eighth page there is a small article about a doctor from Utrecht attempting to measure the sense of smell by using a set of tubes containing a variety of scents. On the ninth page there is an excerpt from a story detailing how Chinese boys and girls are educated. Also included in this two part issue are short stories, anecdotes, fashion news, local and regional news, advertisements and more.
Wright Brothers Newspapers
The Evening Item
Newspapers; Journalism; Wright, Wilbur, 1867-1912; Wright, Orville, 1871-1948; Dayton (Ohio); Wright, Lorin, 1862-1939; Wright, Ivonette Stokes, 1865-1940; Olinger, Charles; United Brethren Church; Boxing--1880-1890; 4th of July; Wright Brothers Newspapers
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