WHO IS UNACOtlAINTED WITH THE CSOCRAPHY OF THI8 COUNTRY, WILL 8EE BY EXAMININO TMI8 MAP, TMAT THE ? - - - - - .-I'T' THft iin n t ' c J QjiA. EStLouif y } - . %3gr... L.1MflB I CHICAGO, ROCK ISLAND & PACIFIC RAILWAY By reason of tts central poeiüon and close relatlon to all principal linea East and West, at lnltial and terminal points, constitutes the most Important mld-contlnental link in that system of through trar-tsortatlon which invites and fadlitates travel and trame between cities of the Atlantic and Padflo Coaets. It is aleo the favorito and best route to and frum points East, Northeast and öoutheast, and correspondlng points W est, Northwest and Southwest. The Rock Island syatem inoludes in lts main line and branches, Chicaero, Joliet, Ottawa, La Salle, Peoría, Geneseq, Mollne and Rock Island, In Illlnpla ; Davenport, Muscatine, Washington, Falrfleld, Ottumwa, Oskaloosa, West Liberty, Iowa City, Des Moines, Indlanola, Wlnterset. Atlantic, Knoxville. Audubon, Harían, Guthrie Centre and CouncU Bluffs, In Iowa; Gallatin, Trenton, Cameron and Kansas City, In Missouri ; Leavenwortb and Atchlson, In Kansas; Albert Lea, Minneapolis and 8t. Paul, In Minnesota; Watertown In Dakota and hundreds of intermedíate dtles, towns, vlllages and stations. THE GREAT ROCK ISLAND ROUTE Guarantees lts patrona that sense of personal eecurlty afforded by a solid, thorousrhly ballasted road-bed; smooth tracks of contdnuous steel rail; substantlally built culverts and brldsrea; rolling stook as near perfection as human skill can make lt; the safety appllances of patent buffers, platforms and alr-brakes: and that exactlnj discipline which groverns the practical operation of all lts trains. Other speciafties of tbls route are Transfers at afi connectln points In Union Depots, and the unsurpassed comfort and luxuries of its Passenger Equlpment. . The Fast Express Traína between Chicago and the Mipsouri Biver are composed of well ventllated, flnely upholstered Day Coaches Magniflcent Pullman Palace Sleepers of the latest deslsm, and eumptuous Cara, In which elaborately cooked meals are lelsurely eaten, " gocxX Diarestlon waitlngr on Appetlte, and Health on both." Between Chicago and Kansas City and Atcliiaon, are also run the Celebrated Beclinlng Chalr Cars. THE FAMOUS ALBERT LEA ROUTE Is tho direct and favorito line between Chlcagfo and Minneapolis and St. Paul, where connections are made in Union Depots for all pointe In the Territorios and Brltlsh Provinees. Over thls route, Faat Express Trains are run to the watering places, summer resorts, plcturesque localltles, and hunting and flshlng grounds of Iowa and Minnesota. It Is also the most deslrable route to the rlch wheat flelds and pastoral lands of interior Dakota. Still another DIRECT LINE, vla Séneca and Kankakee, has been opened between Newport News, Ricbmond, Clndnnatl, Indlanapolia. and Lafayette and Council Bluffs, Kansas City, Minneapolis and St Paul and intermedíate points. For detalled Information see Maps and Folders, obtamable. as well as Tickets, at all principal Ticket Offlcos in the United States and Canada; or by addresaing R. R. CABLE, E. 8T. JOHN, President and General Mnager. Chicaao. General Ticket and Faiienqer Agent, Chicago.