Recollections of My Life and Reflections on Times and Events During It: A Memoir by Father W. J. Howlett

Travels to Chicago and the Pacific Coast, Summer 1892

"In the summer of 1892 I took a little time off and left the congregation in charge of the Rev. Eis, a priest from Michigan, temporarily in Colorado for his health. He later became Bishop of Marquette. I made a rather extensive but rapid trip to Chicago and then by the norther route to the Pacific Coast, visiting St. Paul, Minneapolis, Helena Portland, San Francisco, and Salt Lake City. I wrote a running account of this trip for the Colorado Catholic at the time, but here I shall recall only a few of its interesting events."

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