A Letter From The Publisher: Mar. 1, 1963

LOCALITIS is a disease familiar to local newspapers. In its most harmless form it is home-town boosterism, an understandable concern with the near and familiar. "A dog fight in a Denver street is more important than a war in Europe," was the way Denver's crusty old Editor Fred G. Bonfils put it.

We try to avoid it. We seek to judge an artist in London, Ont., by as severe a standard as one in London, England; and if we are inescapably American, we try not to let any regionalism show. But for the past...

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