WHO 18 UNACQUAINTED WITH THE CEOCRAPHY OF THIS COUNTRY, WIU. 36E BY EXAMININC THI8 MAP, TKAT THe f '"Zz.rz7" - - -i tH-; I feV % ft i CHICAGO, ROCK ISLAND & PACIFIC R'Y By reason of lts central position, close relatlon to principal llnes East of Chica pro and continuous linea at terminal pointe West, Noithwest and Southwest 3 the only true middlo-link in that transcontinental system which invites and facil' itates travel and trafflc in either direction between tne Atlantic and Pacific. The Bock Island inain line and branches include Chicago,Joliet, Ottawa, La Salle-Peoria, Geneseo, Moline and Rock Island, in Illinois; Davenport, KCuscatine, Washington, Fairtield, Oltumwa, Oskaloosa. West Liberty , Iowa City, Des Moinea, Indianola. Wintei-set. Atlantic, Knoxville, Audubon, Harían, Quthrie Centre and Council Bluffs, in Iowa; Gallatin, Trenton, 8t. Joseph, Cameron aud Kansas City, In Missouii; Leavenworth aud Atohison, in Kansas; Albert I ea, Minneapolis and St. Paul, in Minnesota; Watertown in Dakota, and hiuidreds of intermedíate cities, towns and villaerea. THE CREAT ROCK ISLAND ROUTE Guarantees Speed, Comfort and Safety to those who travel over it. lts roadbed is thorougrhly ballasted. lts track is of heavy steel. It bridares aro Bolid etructiires of otone and iron. lts rollinfr stock is perfect as human skiil can make it. It has all the safety appliances that mechanical gonius has invented and experience proyed valuable. lts practical operation is conservativo and methodioal- ita discipline strict and exactin. lhe luxury of its passoneer accommcdations is uneanaled in the West-unsurpassed in the world. ALL EXPKESS TKAINS between Chicago and the Missouri River consist rfcomfortable DAY COACHES, matmificent PULLMAN PALACE PARLOIt and SliEEPING CARS. elegant DINING CARS providing oxcellfint meals, and - between Chicago, St. Joscih, Atchison and Kansas City- restful RECLHIINQ CHAIR CABS. the; famous albert lea route Is the direct, rvorite line between Chicago and Minneapolis and St. Paul. Over thi3 rout solid Fast Express Trains run daily to the Gummer resorts, picturesquo locolities and huntinpr and fislúu? grounds of Iowa and Minnesota. Tho rich whoat flelde and grazing lande of inter.or Dakota are reaehed vía Watertowu. A short desirable route, via Séneca and Kankakee, offers superior inducomert i to trayelei-s betwoen Cincinnati, Indianapolia, Lafayotte and Coxmcil Bluffs, St. Joseph, Atchison, Leavenwortïi, KiiriTR City, Minneapolis, St. Paul and intermedíate points. All classes of patrons, aspeciclly families, ladies and children, receive froia official and employés of Rocklaiond trains proteotton, rospoctful courtcsv a d kincHy attention. For Tickete, Maps, Folders- obtainable at aii principal Ticket Offices Lu " United States and Canada- or ony desired Information, address, R. R. CABLE, E. ST. JOHN, resldont and General Manager, Chicago, General Ticket and F nsseneer Azent, Chica,?.