Deseret News

1. Title of publication: Deseret News

1b. Publication number 07454724

2. Date of filing: October 1, 1988

3. Frequency of Issue: Daily and Sunday

3a. No. of issues published annually: 365

3b. Annual subscription price: $107.12 daily and Sunday

4. Location of known office of publication: 30 E. First 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: 30 E. First South St.

LaVarr Webb Salt Lake City, Utah 84110

Asst. Mg. Editor: 30 E. First South St.

Don C. Woodward 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: None

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 Evening Sunday Evening Sunday

(Net press run) 62,438 68,314 61,458 70,570

B. Paid circulation

1. Sales through dealers

or carriers, street vendors

and counter sales 50,418 65,012 58,199 66,975

2. Mail subscriptions 550 379 444 364

C. Total paid circulation

(Sum of 10B1 and 10B2) 59,968 65,391 58,643 67,339

D. Free distribution by mail,

carrier or other means,

samples, complimentary and

other free copies 64 79 63 83

E. Total distribution (Sum of

C and D) 60,032 65,470 58,706 67,422

F. Copies not distributed

1. Office use, left over,

unaccounted, spoiled after

printing 1,076 1,009 1,006 987

2. Returns from news agents 1,330 1,835 1,746 2,161

G. Total (Sum of E, F1 and 2

should equal net press run

shown in A) 62,438 68,314 61,458 70,570

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 USC 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 USC 3626.

(Signature of Publisher) Wm. James Mortimer