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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 Egypt catching fire while en route to Liverpool from New York, news of correspondence between the United States and British governments regarding negotiations about seal fisheries on the Bering Sea, and more. On the second page there's a section titled Science and Progress that details recent inventions and discoveries including a study about the effects of a pound of coffee in a week, testing the rapidity of thought, 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); Steamships; Accidents; Bering Sea; Seal fisheries; Scientific studies; Wright Brothers Newspapers
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