Is now open for its fourteentb consecutive nnmuil exhibición. Likeevery Other rood ttalng in tlie erowing Wttt, il is larger, better and more important in i t s niain features than iny wliich liave preceded it. The display of prooesses of manu facture, includlng two exliibits of sil k looma in oporation, and many other t liin irs of attractlve novelty in mechanlsm, has oever been surpassed The Art Halls are filled wiih choioe exHinplcs fresh from Uie studios of one hunüred and twenty-flve prominent Aintiican artists. The Natural Ilistory Department incliidt's tlie entire collections of the "Chicago Acadeniy of Sciences" and those collfetions include sonie of tlie tuno! rcniarkable specimens in tlie world. TIn1 specinii-n of the tltpknn primigenias or "hairy elephant," just added and moimted, wtM discovered In Spokane Co., )Va(hinirton Territory, and has no rival in mv of tbe great niuseuins of Europe nalcM t niiv be one in St. Petersburgf procured inar.v years ago in Siberia. It hiis never been the purpose of tliis org.uiiziition to siinply intuse the public or to enricb its stocfcboldera, bilt rather to edúcate and inform lliose wlio desire to keep abreast of tlie progrea of tbe world in all the gra( iv of hninnn activity. In 1885 tbe average paid daily attendance for forty (: was s, Hl:;. ThU year it promises to be even liirpcr and ihe exblbiUou wiil certainlv wel] repay all who visit it. All transportation Unes make riiduced ra tes.