He Made 4mcrds T 1 When Ncl Iiallon married Una I'tt-klna I'tt-klna the vIIIuku gossips rtsped a h vest. Kvory one had something to MT except tho man whose heart was smarting under the wrong dealt his) hy the friend and schoolmate of his boyhood and the woman he had loved ever since she waa a woe lass. When some or his friends came to him to ofTer sympathy, Tom Uoed nl thorn wlih an Impenetrable rencrvl He turned wllh renewed fervor to sis work upon a wonderful Invention, which ho never ccaaod to belief would one day ntako hie fortune. Una and Nod wont to housekeeping In co.y little cottntto on tha eilite of the vIIIsko, and for a time It seumrd aa If tho durk prognostications would prove falao. Then Ned got Into bad company and neglected hla wife and home. After the baby came It waa worse. Una expostulated, entreated, rebelled. Thoy quarreled bitterly and one dark, dismal November nlitlil Kd took tho tnldultilit train to tlreenllrld and the imxt morning waa apeeilittK away on thn Northern TacHIo exprmK to Beattln, the gold fever In Ills vdm, and the Klomllko a da.tllng vlsloa before be-fore his eyea. He left a letter lor Una: . "I've gono to inako. my fortune In thn gold lioldB. If I never come tfk, marry Tom. llu always loved, nm, and It will bo some aineuda for the wrong we both did him. "NIIIV Una read the note wllh hllrJInc tears, and fnnrlisl her heart was br ken. Uut aa the montlis paasel tui grow Into yars, and no word time from h r nuahand,. It waa Tot llu thought or moat. Kor the flrst year after her hti Is til left she watched every niall...lihiy that It would bring her aomo inimiijl" Now Ave yam had gone, and she lit given up all hope. fi Onn day ai she came home fipi work, her mother mot her at 111 diHir. "I'na. wo havo hoard at hilt' she said, ns alio put a w.Mtcrn puM In her ilntii'.htt.r'a hands, nud p'lttf'i to a Hinatl notliu niurkod In blue tfi .11. I Died In' Denver. May Ik. KdaH linlu n. n :ed ,1. WeihrooU. (V.li, tup 'I phulse cop, I "Now Tom will surely come." l tl'iutt- it. I'.iil bo ,11.1 not. I (Hi" dny she lean ed Hint ho v. . M in dire poverty In a nolithhorlni! , l. S'-o w.'i-l tii.tho-ndilresK that hud ::-,i-. hot. und Mtiimlilcd iii ihetlttt 'II ' itt'-lllt g ainlrs to tho wretch, -4 lull inn Hut ho occupied. Kiux-I h i!"-'-!!)- at, the diMir. nho reciMvrd su l. -it on.e. S io opervd the ,'oor anllly. I'm!'' lie hud auai one.l and r l-.er. , "l:l ii. w-;iy have you come?" 'Io tl k your lornlvelieia. Tun," "li.ii hud thai limti ui;o. lm yno -mSm V Ura read tht note with blinding teara. think I don't kr.ow what you have suf. fori'd?" '"Then why have you alaed away all these yeara. Tom?" "Can you auk? Look arouml. Wbt have I to offer any 'woman. You've hud enouiih of poverty, my itlrl " "Hut your luventlou. Surely, Tora, yon t an Interest some one In that." "I've tried, Una every friend I know." ' "Hut have you tried our manager', Mr. Norton? He made a fortune In oil last year, And has plenty of ready cap. tal." "Why do you think be would help anT" "From something his wife yA rat. T know, she has been such a friend no, Tom. Hint waa the beginning of Tom's W fortune. Mr. Norton waa Inler-el Inler-el In hla be'ialf aud advanced hMs. Boon Tom had regained hla feiicr strength and was working all s and long lino tho night at tho fac-wf fac-wf whlrh liore the namo of Norton, 1 a Co. I'na and Tom wore married on the 4f that tho factory wheels flrat atari-S atari-S to run, aud oven the vlllago gos-tit gos-tit admitted that they would surely s happy at last. And so thoy were until the tide U I ij ' ' . , I J Mi; .; j.t."i. i )!..,, A I fc - . - . wW!tt'"i,"ir i ft, .. I Under ths window he pauaad and looked In. turned. A wealthier firm than Norton, Keed. at Co. manufactured sweaters snd rape at prices with which tbey could not hope, to compete. Tom w-aa In dot-pair, for again ruin stared him In the laic. tno drlx?llug night a atranger alighted lit thn station, took the only cub the vllhit" afforded and told the driver. tM IIIII Hiil-aker. to tnke him to Thomas Heed 2. tin the way they conversed. ' Iilil ),m know a fellow who lived here once hy tint rauio of Ned Oalton. I met him out woit " ih KtrntiKor nld. "Did I l.imw Ned llnllmi? Well, 1 gtiehs I itli. Kvory one knew him. flood hearted as the day waa long, but tdilftlora. Just al t broke I'na Perkins' Per-kins' heurl. aud played Tom It I a mighty 'liny Irlck. Tom aud Ned were rliutns till Tojn f -1 1 In love with Una. and then Ned cut him out. Iiurn-oil Iiurn-oil if I know how he did. though, oven II' he wits a lifllldKOnil- on. "Hut she rot her reward all right. She ai d N'l il II vi d a 1 al and dog lite, and ,.10 nUht lie sneaked off to the gold Holds. Win novel- see hide nor lair of him after thnt. till one day aho heard ho wna den, I. "Then she married Tom. Thnt'a Just about. a year, ago. Tiny worn happy as rlaltia at Hist, but they've had niluhiy mean luck of late. They're poor as a church mouse, they say." When Hi-) got In sight of the ho thn stranger ttavo thu old ipan a dollar and dismissed the cab. I.lghia it 1,-anied from the Utile rot-lag,,. rot-lag,,. Tho atrat ger stood a long time leaning over tho gale, smoking hla i lnar. Then he threw It aside, aet hla Jaw. stiuareil hla shuiiMora, opened the rale and walki-d up the path. Under the window Uy tiatiscd and looked In. Tom sal at thu open fireplace atar-lug atar-lug In at the fire. Una sat at his foet, leaning against hla knee. Her boy, sprawled at full lor-gth beside her, played with a kitten, li as face waa turned toward the window, and It looked look-ed wan and. white In thu firelight Tom's hand waa resting lightly on her head. A cold Ueiemlier rain waa falling hut the dropa on tho cheoka of the stranger wore warm. Then ho turned aud walked rapidly away In the darkness. dark-ness. A week later Mr. Norton came to Tom, hla face radiant Willi good news. "An order for l.ouii sweaters, caps Slid legglnga from Messrs. I.Ucky, Hlrlke v Co., Chicago, Tom!" After that ordera injured In so rap-Idly rap-Idly U at Tom could hardly fill them, aud with every order came a check la payment. Other firms, seeing the output of the factory, galnod confidence confi-dence In them, and gave them their ordera, and In a few monlha the business busi-ness waa on a paying basis. Then one day Tom read the following fol-lowing article, clipped from a Seattle paper: , "The proprietor of the Lucky Strike mine, on the upper Yukon, who It ald to have taken out some f.",.00U.0UV of rnld In the last throo years, owe tho ills, overy or this rich claim to the Indians, In-dians, lie has repaid them In the following fol-lowing original manner: Kvory man, woi.inn :. id child or tho entire trlliu has rerrlveil the present from him of a wis, I, -a sw-enter. enp and leggings. Thee t-'irmeiiis are of as ninny colors as Jneoh's coat, and the tribe In not .11 I v tli,- most romlortnlily rlnil, hut Ihe tn,i,-t plcturo.-ojue Indiana wo have In tho lur west." Tom took thn paper to Una, "Can It ho" . Ills lips failed to speak the tutiuc. Some few months ago a San Kran-elroo Kran-elroo paper printed the r-iKirt of a steamer lost en route In Alnskn. Amonc tin passenger list waa tlio t.aine of N'-d Collins, who waa once the proprietor of the l.nrky Blrlko mire, and who was knowu as Lucky Ned Collins. lie Imd siiandered a fortune In wild pliniL-lng on the New York stock exchange ex-change anil was returning to Alnska to retrieve his fortune. Ilo wna said to have been worshiped by the Indians, In-dians, who would eroet a monument to his memory on the silo of tho old mine now deserted. They did. and though the Inscription on the rude stono only rommcmonitta the generosity of Lucky Ned Collins, Una end Tom nwl hot ween the llnea, "I've made amends to you." llolun Karr Hunter In lloston (Uohu.