UNACQUAINTED WITH THE CEOCRAPHY OF THE COUNTRY WILL OBTA1N MUCH USEFUL IHFORMATION FROM A STUDY OF THIS MAP OF 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 Soulhwest, 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 Bock Island, in Illinois; Davenport, Muscatine, Washington, Fairneld,Ottumwa, Oskaloosa,West Liberty, IowaCity,DesMoines, Indiano. a, Winterset, ■ Atlantic, Knoxville, Audubon, Harían, Guthrie Centre ■■■KvBKHCIEBB a-nd Council Bluffs, in Icwa ; Gallatin, Trenton, Cameron, ' HaMiLjrfTg mTimHBI St. Joseph and Kansas City, in Missouri ; Leavenworth HkWiV H and Atchison, in Kansas ; Minneapolis and St. Paul, in gSijk .L ■ y Minnesota ; Watertown and Sioux Falls, in Dakota, and HHRHHHHHMMBHi many other prosperous towns and cities. It also offers a CHOICE OF BOUTES to and from the Pacifle Coast and intermedíate places, makingr all transfers in TJnion Depots. Fa3t Trains of fine DAY COACHES, elegant DINING CAES, magnificent PULLMAN PALACE SLEEPING CABS, and(between Chicago, St. Joseph, Atchison and Kansas City) restful BECLINING CHAIB CABS, seats FBEE to holders of through first claea tickets. i THE CHICAGO, KANSAS & NEBRASKA R'Y (CREAT ROCK SLAND ROUTE) Extenda west and southwest from Kansas City and St. Joseph to Fairbury, Nelson,' Horton, Topeka, ppHBIIBI Herington,, Hutchinson, Wichita, Caldwell, and all J J J T points in southern Nebraska, interior Kansas and beyond. ICi m m I ■ Entire passenger equipment of the celebratod Pullman BL 1 1 LAJB manufacture. Solidly ballasted track of heavy steeJ MMHBMBBbMIM rril. 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 favorito between Chicago, Bock Island, Atchison, Kansas City, and Minneapolis and St. Paul. The tourist route to all Northern Summer Besorts. Ita Watertown Branch traverses the most productivo lands of the great " wheat and dairy belt" of Northern lowa, Southwestern Minnesota and East-Central Dakota. The short line, via Séneca and Kankakee, offers superior WÊKÊÊMÊgBBÊÊÊÊÊÊM facilities to travel between Cincinnati, Indianapolis, BTj III fJt yette, and Council Bluffs, St. Joseph, Atchison, I "J J I i 9M i worth, Kansas City, Minneapolis and St. Paul. lAli lfr JL For Tickets, Maps, Folders, or any desired information, ■■■BMMBDHHMH apply to any Coupon Ticket Office in the United States or Canada, or address, E. ST. JOHN, chipaco íll E" HOLBROOK, General Manager. ÜHIUAIjU, ILL-. Gen'l Ticket Bc Pass'r Agent.