Deseret News

(Act of August 12, 1970; Section 3685, Title 39, United States Code)

1. Title of publication: Deseret News

1b. Publication number 07454724

2. Date of filing: October 1, 1990

3. Frequency of Issue: Daily and Sunday

3a. No. of issues published annually: 365

3b. Annual subscription price: $107.36 daily and Sunday.

4. Location of known office of publication: 30 E. 100 South St., Salt Lake City, Utah 84110

5. Location of headquarters of general business offices of the publisher: Same

6. Names and addresses of publisher and managing editor:

President and Publisher:

Wm. James Mortimer 30 E. First South St.

Salt Lake City, Utah 84110

Managing Editor: Don C. Woodward 30 E. First South St.

Salt Lake City, Utah 84110

7. Owner: (If owned by a corporation, its name and address must be stated and also immediately thereunder the names and addresses of stockholders owning or holding 1 percent or more of total amount of stock. If not owned by a corporation, the names and addresses of the individual owners must be given. If owned by a partnership or other unincorporated firm, its name and address, as well as that of each individual, must be given.)

Corporation of the President, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 47 E. South Temple St., Salt Lake City, Utah 84150

8. Known bondholders, mortgages, and other security holders owning or holding 1 percent or more of total amount of bonds, mortgages or other securities:

Lowenberg Corporation, 44 Montgomery St., San Francisco, Calif. 94104

Rockwell Graphic Systems, P.O. Box 70091, Chicago, Ill. 64673

9. Not applicable.

10. Extent and Nature

Average No. Copies Actual No. Copies of

of Circulation:Each Issue During Single Issue Published

Preceding 12 Months Nearest to Filing Date

A. Total no. copies printed

(Net press run)

Evening Sunday Evening Sunday

64,415 71,252 66,917 71,267

B. Paid circulation

1. Sales through dealers or carriers,

street vendors and counter sales

61,516 68,167 63,877 68,402

2. Mail subscriptions

439 329 794 364

C. Total paid circulation

(Sum of 10B1 and 10B2)

61,955 68,496 64,671 68,766

D. Free distribution by mail, carrier or other means, samples, complimen tary and other free copies

63 82 65 81

E. Total distribution (Sum of C and D)

62,018 68,578 64,736 68,847

F. Copies not distributed

1. Office use, left-over, unaccounted, spoiled after printing

601 898 774 958

2. Returns from news agents

1,796 1,776 1,407 1,462

G. Total (Sum of E, F1 and 2 should equal net press run shown in A)

64,415 71,252 66,917 71,267

11. I certify that the statements made by me above are correct and complete.

12. For completion by publishers mailing at the regular rates (Section 132.121, Postal Service Manual). 39 U.S.C. 3626 provides in pertinent part: "No person who would have been entitled to mail matter under former section 4359 of this title shall mail such matter at the rates provided under this subsection unless he files annually with the Postal Service a written request for permission to mail matter at such rates."

In accordance with the provisions of this statute, I hereby request permission to mail the publication named in Item 1 at the phased postage rates presently authorized by 39 U.S.C. 3626.

(Signature of Publisher) Wm. James Mortimer