VV V' V " IKJACOUAINTEO WITH THE CEOCRAPHY OF THE COUNTRY WILL OBTAI MUCH USEFUL INFORMATION FROM A STUDV OF THI8 MAP OF THE CHICAGO, ROCK ISLAND & PACIFIC R'Y. lts central position and close connection with Eastern Lines at Chicago and continuous Unes at terminal points West, Northwest and Southwest, make it the true mid-link in that transcontinental chain oí steel which unites the Atlantic and Pacific. lts mnin line and branches include Chicago, Joliet, Ottawa, La Salie, Feoria, Geneseo, Moline and Bock Island, in Illinois; Davenport, Muscatine, Washington, Fairfleld, Ottumwa, Oskaloosa.West Liberty, IowaCity,DesMoines, Indianola, Winterset, Atlantic, KnoxviUe, Audubon, Harían, Guthrie Centre lwnHHM and Council Ehiffa, in Towa. : ilallatin, Trenton, Cameron, rilfniin I öt' JoseP Kansas City, iu Missouri ; Leavenworth Bwv C ¦ I an Atchison, in Kansas; Minneapolis and St. Paul, in VjJ H Minnesota ; Watertown and Sioux Falls, in Dakota, and PmHHHMÉHHs many other prosperous towns and cities. It also offers a CHOICE OF ROUTES to and from the Pacific Coast and intermedíate places, making all transfers in Union Depots. Fast Trains of fine DAY COACHES, elegant DINING C ABS, magnificent PULLMAN PALACE SLEEPING CABS, and(befrween Chicago, St. Joseph, Atchison and Kansas City) restful K.ECLININO CHAIE CABS, seats FBEE to holder3 of through first class tickets. THE CHICAGO, KANSAS & NEBRASKA R'Y (CREAT ROCK ISLAND ROUTE) Extends ¦west and southweet from Kansas City and St. Joseph to Fairbury, NelsoD, Horton, Topeka, kHHHHBB Herington, Hutchinsoii, Wichita, Caldwell, and all J t!J l Points in southern Nebraska, interior Kansas and beyond. flVT wA m I % H Entire passenger equipment of the celebrated Pullman J f LJAB Solidly ballasted track of heavy eteel ¦¦¦(¦¦¦¦¦¦M rail. Iron and stone bridges. All safety appliances and modern improvements, Commodious, well built stations. Celerity, certainty, comfort and luxury assurod. THE FAMOUS ALBERT LEA ROUTE Is the favorito between Chicago, Rock Island, Atchison, Kansas City, and TVTinneapolis and St. Paul. The tourist route to all Northern Summer Resorts. lts Watertown Branch traversos the most productivo lands of the great "wheat and dairy belt" of Northern Iowa, Southwestern Minnesota and East-Central Dakota. The short line, via Séneca and Kankakee, offers superior psgnipHaB facilitieo to travel between Cincinnati, Indianapolis, ¦ 1 J j 1 1 11 1 yette, and Council Bluña, St. Joseph, Atchison, ¦ "J 3 !']el wortn, Kansas City, Minneapolia and St. Paul. I kl ' UaLSÍS For Tickets, Maps, Folders, or any desired information, ¦¦mBHHIIIH apply to any Coupon Ticeet Office in the United States or Canada, or address, E. ST. JOHN, chipaco iLi E" HOLBROOK, General Monoeer. LHILAtiO, ILL. Qg Ticket A paa8.r Aent.