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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 train derailing in Manteno, Illinois, news about changes to a variety of stocks, the United States Senate discussing bills to encourage American shipping, and more. On the second page there is a small article about the unofficial count for the population for Dayton which is listed as 61,330. 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); Sherman Silver Purchase Act; Vanderbilt, Cornelius, 1843-1899; Wright, Milton, 1828-1917; United Brethren Church; Railroad accidents--1880-1890; Stocks; United States Senate--1880-1890; Wright Brothers Newspapers
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