California in 31-2 Days. Over two-thirds of the distaace between the Atlantic and Pacific in half a week. Such is the recorc made by travelers between Chicago and the Pacific Coast via the North Western Line, the quickest route for visitors to the Midwinter Fair. Palace Drawing-room Sleeping Cars leave Chicago daily, and run through to San Francisco without change, dining cars serving all meals en route. Tourists sleeping cars, offering an exceptionally favorably opportunity for making the trip in a most comfortable and economical manner, are also run. Completely equipped berths can be procured by passengers holding either first or second-class tickets, at a cost of only L4.00 per berth from Chicago to San Francisco and other California points. The hour of departure from Chicago affords a prompt connection with trains from the East and South. First-class one way and excursions tickets, good returning nine months from date of sale, also second-class tickets at extremely low rates, sleeping car reservations and full information can be obtained of any ticket agent, or. by addressing W. A. Thrall, General Passenger and Ticket Agent Chicago & NorthWestern R'y, Chicago, 111. The Great Through Car Line, It is a well established fact that the North-Western Line (Chicago & North-Western R'y) in its equipment and train service, its general facilities for the accomodation of all classes of travel, and its methods of looking after thê comfort and wellfare of its patrons, takes rank with the leading railways of the world. lts through car lines extend from Chicago to St. Paul and Minneapolis, the "Twin Cities of the Northwest;" to Duluth, the Superiors, Ashland, Marquette and the wonderful iron and copper regions of northern Wisconsin and Michigan; to Winona, Pierre, and the rich agricultural sections of Minnesota and the Dakotas; to Des Moiues, Sioux City, Council Bluffs, Omaha, Lincoln, the prosperous and growing cities of Iowa and Nebraska; to Deadwood, the Dakota Hot Springs, and the famous mining districts of the Black Hills; to Denver, Salt Lake, and the health resorts of orado and Utah; to San Francisco, Cal.; Portland, Oregon, and Pacific Coast and Puget Sound points. The perfectly equipped vestibuled trains of the North-Western Line convey the traveler comfortably, safely and quickly to nearly every part of the west and north-west, and while one may travel surrounded by all of the luxuries afforded by an equipment of magnificent sleeping cars, buffet smoking and Jibrary cars. compartment sleeping cars, and superb dining cars. the comfort and convenience of passengers desiring fo travel at small expense is prompted by the provisión of accommodations for their use in Tourists Sleeping Cars, Free Reclining Chair Cars and commodious day coaches. In a word, if you contémplate a trip to almost any portion of the west and north-west your tickets should read via the North-Western Line. Maps, time tables and general information can be obtained of ticket agents in the United States and Canada, or by addressing W. A. Thrall, General Passenger and Ticket Agent, Chicago Chicago & North-Western R'y, Chicago, 111.