By Rose Teske
P. C. Museum Curator 

Phillips County Museum News for Wednesday, November 1, 2023


November 1, 2023

While researching a request for information about the Malta Enterprise Publishing Company I ran across some interesting history of early-day Malta newspapers. The first issue of the Malta version of The Enterprise was published on May 8, 1900. The paper had been started in Harlem the previous year by J. D. B. Grieg. The paper was moved to Malta because of “the increased amount of advertising offered by the businessmen of Malta”. According to some sources Mr. Grieg had also had some physical altercations with Harlem businessmen. On Jan. 1, 1901, the paper was sold to D. C. Kenyon, a Blai...

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