“Contents,” Ensign, June 1979, 1 Ensign June 1979 Volume 9 Number 6 Contents Special Features First Presidency Message: Serve the Lord TodayPresident Marion G. Romney Dating the Restoration of the Melchizedek PriesthoodLarry C. Porter FatherhoodOne to One Ron WoodsThe Hundred-Mile Trip Walter L. MaughanMe and My Daughters Neal E. LambertMy Sons—My Friends Jay M. Todd Ishmael, Our BrotherJames B. Mayfield Almost-Buried TreasuresLois Hayward “Steadfastness and Patient Endurance”: The Legacy of Edward PartridgeDean Jessee Saints in IndependenceJanet Brigham Books for Many Uses Cooking for a Crowd: How to Be an Instant ExpertGloria Rytting Don’t Call Me Old-What’s-His-NameWilliam Fox, as told to Dr. Irwin Ross Regular Features PoetryElder Hoopes Kristine R. BarrettElegy for Leslie, a Thirteen-year Old Girl Kathryn R. Ashworth I Have a QuestionMax L. Waters, Sharon Dequer, Thomas G. Truitt Mirthright Fiction: Brother AngeloJay A. Parry The Best Thing We’ve Done Keeping Pace Speaking Today: “All Are Alike unto God”Elder Howard W. Hunter News of the Church On the cover: The Ensign takes a look at fatherhood. Photography by Eldon K. Linschoten. Inside front cover: Nineteenth-century Latter-day Saint missionaries in England are depicted in Somerset Lane at Bratton, in the Cotswolds, Ken Baxter, 23″ by 35″, oil on canvas, 1978, located in the Presiding Bishopric Area Office, Birmingham, England. Inside back cover: Beginning this month, the Ensign will be featuring C. C. A. Christensen’s Mormon Panorama on its inside back cover. We begin with Panorama #2, Joseph Smith Receiving the Gold Plates (above), and Panorama #3, Joseph Smith Is Mobbed, Hiram, Ohio, 1832 (below).