WHO IS UNAOOUAIHTED WITH THE CEOCRAPHY OF THIS COUNTRY, WILL " 8EE BY EXAMININO THIS MAP, THAT THE jpïi&é-' ' __ ' I ¦-v'-:Tfl CHICAGO. ROCK I8LAND & PACIFIC RAILWAY Rtt nnn of it rnntral nosition and close relation to all principal linea East and ámuLaurv?S 'pointe, constitutes the most Important mld-continentallink in that system of throusrh transportaron which invites and faciUtates travel and trame between cities of the Atlantic and Pacific Coasts. It islsothe favorita and best route to and from points Enst Northeast and Southeast, and corresponding points W est, Northwest and Southwest. The Roet Island system iAcludes in lts mam line and branches, CWcago, Joliet Ottawa, La Salle, Peoría, Geneseo, Moline and Koelt Island, in IUlnpls; Davenport Suscatlne. Washington, "aii field I Ottumwa. Oskaloosa, West Liberty, iówa City, Des Moines, Indianola, Wmterset, Atlantic, Knoxvil e, Audubon, Harían, Guthrie Centre and Council Bluffs, in Iowa; Gallatln, Trenton Cameron and Kansas City, in Missouri; Leavenwortb and Atchison, in Kansas; Albert Lea, Minneapolis and St. Paul, in Watertown In Dakota, and hundreds of intermedíate cities, towns, villagee and stations. THE CREAT ROCK ISLAND ROUTE Guarantees lts patrons that sense of personal securlty afforded by a eolld, thorouiïhly ballásted road-bed; emooth tracks of contmuous steel rail; substaïuaUv Vilt culverts and ridfires; rollincr stock as near perfection aa human skill can make it; the safety appliances of patent buffers, platforms and air-brakes; and that exactinr discipline which governs the practical oSeratlon of ali lts trains. Other speciafties of this route are Transiera at aU connecting points in Union Depots, and the unsurpassed comtorts and 'TheFast'&cprwfs Trafns 1ètween Chicago and the MiFspuri River are composed oí well ventilated, flnely upholstered Day Coaches. Masmiflcent Pullman falace 81eepers of the latest desifm, and sumptuous DtolnpfCars, in which elaborately cooked meals are leisurely eaten, "good Digestión waitlner on Appetite, and Health on both." Between Chicairo and Kansas City and Atchison, are also run the Celebrated Recüning Chair Cars. THE FAMOUS ALBERT LEA ROUTE Is the direct and favorito lino between Chicago and Minneapolis and St Paul, where connections are made in Union Deoots for all points in the Territortea and Britlsh Provinces. Over thls route, Fase Express Trams are run to Uie rvatori nlttoud, auuiuior itsw, lubui couuo lubUbi'O, t.iiaiiuittiu ancÁ noriing grounds of Iowa and Minnesota. It i3 also the most desirable route to the ricli wheat flelds and pastoral lands of interior Dakota. Still another DIRECT LINE, via Séneca and Kankakee, has been opened between Newport News, Richmond. Cincinnati. Indianapolls, and Lafayette and Council Bluffs, Kansas City, Minneapolis and St. Paul and intermedíate pointa. For detailed Information see Maps and Folders, obtainable. as well as Tickets, at all principal Ticket Offices in the United States and Canada; or by addresslng R. R. CABLE, E. ST. JOHN, President and General f""aaer. Chicaao. General Ticket and f-assenqer Agent, Chicago.