ÜNACOUAINTED WITH THE CEOCRAPHY OF THE COUNTRY WILt. OBTAI MUCH U8EFUL INFORMATION FROM A STUDV OF THI8 MAP OF THE CHICAGO, ROCK 1SLAND & PACIFIC R'Y. lts central position and close connection with Eastern Lines at Chicago and continuous lines at terminal points West, NorihwoBt and Southwest, make it the true mid-link in that transcontinental chain of steel which unites the Atlantic and Pacific. lts main line and branches include Chicago, Joliet, Ottawa, La Salie, Peoria, Qeneseo, Moline and Rock Island, in Illinois; Davenport, Muscatine, Washington, Fairfleld, Ottumwa, Oakaloosa, West Liberty, IowaCity,DesMoines, Indianola, Winterset, Atlantic, Knoxville, Audubon, Harían, Outhrie Centre ___n and Couiicil Bluffs, in lowa ; Gallatin, Tronton, Cameron, rWSli Ist. Joseph and Kansas City, in Missouri; Leavenworth HbJgjB ¦ and Atchison, in Kansas; Minneapolis and St. Paul, in Wll I Minnesota ; Watertown and Sioux Falle, in Dakota, and PHhHHHÉBMiH inany other prosporous towns and cities. It also offers a CHOICE OF ROUTES to and from tho Pacific Coast and intermedíate places, making all transfers in Union Depots. Fast Trains of fine DAY COACHES, elegant DINING CAE8, magnificent PULLMAN PALACE SLEEPINO C ARS, and (between Chicago, St. Joseph, Atchison and Kansas City) restl'ul E.ECHNINÖ CHAIR CAES, seats FEEE to holders of through first class tickets. THE CHICAGO, KANSAS & NEBRASKA R'Y (CREAT ROCK ISLAND ROUTE) Sxtands west and Southwest from Kansas City and St. Joseph to Fairbury, Nelson, Horton, Topeka, pHBBpiHBB Merington, Hutchinsoii, Wichita, Caldwell, and all W% q wM Points in eouthern Nebraska, interior Kansas and beyond. IkV m m I 9 fl nre passenger equipment of the celebrated Pullman fc.J I J1 B manufacture. Solidly ballasted track of heavy stoel ¦¦¦¦¦¦¦¦¦ rail. Iron and stone bridges. All safety appliances and modern improvements. Commodious, well built stations. Celerity, certainty, comfort and luxury assured. THE FAMOUS ALBERT LEA ROUTE Is the favorite between Chicago, Rock Island, Atchison, Kansas City, and Minneapolis and St. Paul. The tourist route to all Northern Summer Resorts. lts Watertown Branch traverses the most productivo lands of the great " wheat and dairy belt" of Northern lowa, Southwestern Minnesota and East-Central Oakota. The short line, via Séneca and Kankakee, offers superior papannHMB facilitiec to travel between Cincinnati, Indianapolis, rjj ¦¦! gl ¦ fl yette, and Council Bluffs, St. Josoph, Atchison, Leaven-I.Jj ll'illl worth, Kansas City, Minneapolis and St. Paul. HlUiJ For Tickets, Maps, Folders, or any desired information, ¦¦¦¦¦¦¦¦B ipply to any Coupon Ticket Cflice in the United States or Canada, or address, E. ST. JOHN, „„.„.„„ ... E. A. HOLBROOK, General Manager. on iow, il-i-. Qen'l Ticket & Paas'r Agent.