UNACOUAINTED WITH THE CEOCRAPHY OF THE COUNTRY WILL OBTAIN MUCH I U8EFUL INFORMATION FROM A STUDV OF THI8 MAP OP THE CHICAGO, ROCK ISLAND & PACIFIC R'Y. lts central position and close connection with Eastern Lines at Chicago and continuous lines at terminal points West, Northwest and Southwest, maks it the true mid-link in that transcontinental chain of steel which unites the Atlantic and Pacific. Ita main line and branches include Chicago, Joliet, Ottawa, La Salie, Feoria Geneseo, Moline and Koek Island, in Illinois ; Davenport, Muscatine, Washington, Fairfield, Ottumwa,Oskaloosa,"West Liberty, IowaCity.DesMoines, Indianola "Winterset, Atlantic, KnoxviUe, Audubon. Harían, Guthrie Centre ¦1 and Council Bluffs, in Iowa ; Gallatin, Trenton, Cameron, Pwï3 I St. Joseph and Kansas City, in Missouri ; Leavenworth Hl5v i 9 af I a1"1 Atchison, in K&nsas ; Minneapolis and St. Paul, in Ut#Xl I Minnesota ; Watertown and Sioux Falls, in Dakota, and ¦¦BÉBlHH many ether prosperous towna and cities. It also offers a CHOICE OF KOUTES to and from the Pacifle Coast and intermedíate places, all transfers in Union Depots. Fast Trains of fine DAY COACHES, ïïLLt dTnING C ABS, magnificezt PULLMAN PAL ACE SLEEPING CAES, andlbetween Chicago, St. Joseph, Atchison and Kansas City) restful BECLINING CHAIE CAES, seats FEEE to holders of through flrst class tickets. THE CHICAGO, KANSAS & NEBRASKA R'Y (CREAT ROCK ISLAND ROUTE) Bxtend west and southwest from Kansas City and St. Joseph to Fairbury, Nelson. Horton, Topeka, BBKaHM Herinerton, Hutchinsoii, Wichlta Ctkldwüll, mij ctil y " J ¦'VT M Trt-ntw in woiithftrn Nebraakft, interior Kansas and beyond. IC1 . 1 1 R M Entire passenger equipment of the celebrated Pullman E.J P 'Ji M manufacture. Solidlyballasted track of heavy steel mmtÊmmmia raiL Iron and stone bndges. All safety appliances and modern impruvements. Commodious, well built stations. Oelerity, certainty, comfort and luxury assuxed. THE FAMOUS ALBERT LEA ROUTE Is the favorito between'Chicatro, Rock Island, Atchison, Kansas City, and Kinneapolis and St. Paul. The tourist route to all Northern Summer Eesorts. lts Watertown Branch travc-rses the most productivo lands of the gTeat ' wheat and dairy belt" of Northern Iowa, Southwestern Minnesota and East-Central Dakota. The short line, via Séneca and Kankakee, offers superior pHBBHHHipH facilities to travel between Cincinnati, Indianapolis, 1 11 rf I 1 1 B ma yette, and Council Blui&, St. Joseph, Atchison, Leaven-l.Jj l'l1l wortb, Kansas City, Minneapolis and St. Paul. IlTlJ For Tickets, Maps, Folders, or any desired information, B apply to any Coupon Ticïet Cfflce in the United States or Canada, or address, E. ST. JOHN, „Hir.rn ... E. A. HOLBROOK, General Manager. CHICAGO, ILL. OenU Ticket Ji Pasa'r Agent.