Tbe Famons Shenandoah Valley. In order to accommodate persons who wish to examine West Virginia, Maryland and the famous Shenandoah Valley of Virginia, arrangement have been made to run ezcursions on September 15th and 20th to points in the Shenandoah Valley, from Chicago, 111., and all points on the Baltimore & Ohio railroad west of the Ohio River, and from Cincinnati and intermedíate points on the Baltimore & Ohio South-Western Railroad andOhio & Mississippi Railway. Rate, one limited fare for the round trip. From Chicago to Winchester, Middletown.Woodstock, Harrisonburg and Staunton, Va., $17.25, and from Cincinnati, $12.50. To Lexington, Va., from Chicago, $18.00, and from Cincinnati, $12.50. Tickets will be good for thirty days and to stop off east of Ohio River. Further information may be obtained from O. P. McCarty, G. P. A., B, 4 0. S. W. R. R., and W. B. Shattuc, G. P. A., O. & M. R'y, Cincinnati, O.; L. S. Allen, A. G. P. A., B. & O. R. R., "The Rookery" Building, Chicago, 111., or any ticket agent of the above-named roads. Those seeking desirable homes should not fail to take advantage of this exceptional opportunity to visit tne upper Southern States, which are now attracting the attention of people in all sections of the United States. Publications, maps, etc., will be forwarded frea by M. V. Richards, Land and Immigration Agent, B. & O. R. R., Baltimore, Md. 72 To Colorado via Barllnffton Bonte- Only One Hlght on ttao Rc-U Leave Chicago at 1 p. m., or St. Louis at 8:25 a. m., and arrive Denver 6:15 p. m. the next day. Through Sleepers, Chair Cars, and Dining Cars. All Railways from the East connect with these trains and with similar trains via Burlington Route to Denver, leaving Chicago at 6:10 p. m., St. Louis at 8:15 p. m., and Peoria at 3:20 p. m. and 8 p. m. All trains daily Tourist tickets are now on sale, and can be had of ticket ageDts of all road and at Burlington Route depots in Chicago, Peoria and St. Louis. There is no better place than Colorado for those seeking rest and pleasure. 78 Kanled. Young man who wishes to take com plete course in Shorthand and Typewriting and pay his tuition by doing janitor work. Apply at once to the School of Shorthand, 20 south 8tate-st, third floor. Michigan IHlnlne Scliool A State School of Mining Engineering giving practical instruction in Drawing, Physics, Mechanica! and Electrical Engineering, Snop-practice, Chemistry, Assaying, Ore Dressing, Metallurgy, Surveying,Mining,Mineralogy,Petrography Ge ilogy, etc. Has surumer schools in Surveying, Shop-practice and Field Geology, Laboratories.Shops and Stamp Mili well equipped. Tuition free. For catalogue apply to the Director, Houghton, Michigan. 76 Lo Rt Ilarveat Excnrsions. The Missouri Pacific Railway and Iron Mountain Route will run a series oflow rate, Harvest Excursions to Southwest Missouri, Kansas, Arkansas, TexaB and all points West and Southwest August 25th, September 15th and 29th. Ticket good forthirty days to return, with stop-over privileges for the inspection of land. Further information furnished by any of the company's agenta or H. C. Townsend, General Passenger and Ticket Agent, St. Louis, Mo.