$5.50. This is the Tourist Sleeping Car rate on Chicago Great Western Through Tourist Car leaving Des Moines every Tuesday at 8:45 p.m. running through to Los Angeles with change via Kansas City and AT&SF RY, the true winter route to the Pacific Coast.
No cold weather, high mountain altitudes or snow blockades. These cars are the finest of their kind and fully equipped for a comfortable journey. They are in charge of a porter to attend to your wants and the berths are equal to the berths in a Pullman Sleeper with plenty of room for the accomodation of two persons, while the price is less than half. First and Second Class tickets are honored in these cars. Try this route and avoid Sunday traveling.
(Don't plan now to take advantage of this offer. This ad appeared in the Boone News Republican newspaper in December 1898......)