: 4- .r : pueblo. : . (Correspondence Intermountain Catholic.) Pueblo, Colo., Jan. 16. Mr. John J. Welsc-h, of Denver, who has been in j Pueblo for the past few months, returned re-turned home on Sunday. Juet before his departure Mias Kretschmer gave a party in, his honor. Next Sunday will be communion Sunday Sun-day for the children. Miss Nellie Fitzoatriek has returned from a visit to Denver. I Mr: Monahan has returned from his ' sad mission in the east. -- Dr. Heller was down from Cripple Creek to spend the holidays with his family. - Mr. and Mrs. T. G. McCarthy and their son, George, have returned from Denver. Miss Nellie Fitzpatrick, Pueblo's gifted pianist, went to Denver to see the BoE'tonians. Maister Herbert Young, who has been quite ill for the past few months, is able to be about again. Mr. and Mrs. Miles will leave in a few days for Cuba, where they will remain re-main the balance of the winter. A collection was taken up for the purpose of buying coal for the church una parsonage. It amounted to $110.05. The members of St. Ignatius Parish are ipraparmg to give an entertainment in the near fulture, the proceeds to be added to the church fund. $ Our choir, under the direction of Professor Pro-fessor Ray, is progressing- very rapidly. Very good singing is now rendered every ev-ery Sunday at late mass. One of Pueblo's ministers, thinks that Father MeGlynn was'farther advanced than the average Catholic because his last prayer was, "Jesus, have mercy on me," instead of Mary, etc. Ala3! how little are we known; how little understood. under-stood. We who comprise one-teaith the population of the country, are looked upon by people Who are supposed to be educated as idolaters. The funeral of Mr. Skally took place from St Patrick's church Saturday at 9 a. m. Rev. Father Krenz said the requiem mass and Father Bruner preached a very beautiful sermon. .Mr. Skelly succumbed to the dread pneumonia, pneu-monia, after 'a few weeks' illness. He was in his sixtieth year. His wife died a year ago thi.3 month. He was a communicant com-municant of St. Patrick's church and lead a very devout life.