nesday from New York and Boston to Queenstown and Liverpool.
Cabin fare 80, 90, or 110 dollars, according to accommodation; Te-
turn-ticket (available for 12 months), 150 dollars. Fare by steamers
carrying no steerage passengers, 90 or 130 dollars; return-ticket,
150 or 225 dollars.
White Star Line. Steamer every Saturday from New York to
Queenstown and Liverpool. Cabin, 80 dollars; steerage, 30 dollars.
Jnmun Line. Every Saturday from New York to Liverpool.
Cabin 80, 90, or 110 dollars ; return-ticket (available for 12 months),
130 or 150 dollars.
American Steamship Company. From Philadelphia to Liverpool
National Steamship Company. Steamers from New York to
North German Lloyd Line. From New Y'ork to Southampton
every Saturday; fare 65 or 115 dollars. From New Orleans to
Southampton once a month; cabin 155, steerage 40 dollars. From
Baltimore to Southampton once a month ; cabin, 90 dollars.
Transatlantic Line. From New YoTk to Plymouth every week.
Saloon, 75, 90, or 110 dollars; intermediate, 50 dollars; steerage,
Anchor Line. Steamer from New Y'ork, Boston, and Philadelphia
direct to London via Southampton every alternate Saturday. Also
weekly mail steamer from New Y'ork to Glasgow. Cabin, 70 or
Allan Line. From Quebec to Liverpool every Saturday, and
from Baltimore via, Halifax to Liverpool every alternate Tuesday.
Cabin, 12i., 15/., or 18/. ; return-ticket (available for 12 months),
22/., 261., or 30/.
Dominion Line. From Quebec and Montreal to Liverpool thrice
monthly; cabin fare, 8/. 8s. From Halifax, Philadelphia, and New
Orleans at uncertain intervals.
The average duration of the passage across the Atlantic is
S'^-lO'/odays. The best time for crossing is in summer. Passengers
should pack clothing and other necessaries to be used on the voyage
in small boxes or portmanteaus, such as can lie easily in the cabin,
as all bulky luggage is stowed away in the hold. Dress for the
voyage should be of a plain and serviceable description, and it is
advisable, even in midsummer, to be provided with some warm
clothing. The steward's fee and other customary gratuities amount
to 5-10 dollars.
Fsom Liverpool to London , by railway, the traveller may
proceed by the line of one of four different companies (202-230 M.
according to route, in 5-9 hrs. ; fares by all trains 29s., 2is. 9d.,
16s. 9d. ; no second class by Midland Railway). The longest routes
are by the Great Western Railway to Paddington via Chester, Bir¬
mingham, Warwick, and Oxford; or via Hereford and Gloucester;