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STATE OF NEW-YORK.

| Tappan, No. 40, Monday, Piermont, WM. W. OSBORN, G. S.-C. E. GILDERSLEVE, G. 0. c. | New-York, No. 41, Friday, corner Grove and Hudson she. Alpha, No. 1, Saturday, cor. Broadway and Grand street.

Huguenot, No. 42, Friday, Port Richmond, S.L. Washington, No. 2, Thursday, cor. Grand and Ludlow sts.

E Pluribus Unum, No. 43, Thursday, 274 Grand stres. Stephen R. Thorne, S.-Thos. Eaton, C. c.

Liberty Tree, No. 44, Friday, Commercial Buildings,Albay Warren, No. 3, Tuesday, Court st., near Fulton, Brooklyn.

Union, No. 45, Thursday, Fort Chester.
A. C. Page, S.-C. F. Hermance, C. C.

Ringgold, No. 46, Tuesday, Greensburg, Dobbs' Perry, Manhattan, No. 4, Thursday, corner Avenue C and 4th st.

Ironsides, No. 47, Friday, corner Grand and Broadway. Lawrence, No. 5, Thursday, cor. 128th street and 3d Av.

American Eagle, No. 48, Mamaroneck, Wednesday. American, No. 6, Wednesday, 360 Broadway.

Jefferson, No. 49, Tuesday, corner 29th street and 8th Al. Columbia, No. 7, Thursday, cor. Bleecker and Morton sts.

Oneachta, No. 50, Poughkeepsie, Thursday. Francis T. Baker, 8.-Joseph H. Pomeroy, C. C. Valley Forge, No. 51, Wednesday, 149 Sixteenth street. Putnam, No. 8, Wednesday, corner Grand and Ludlow sts.

Wayne, No. 52, Tuesday, corner Grore and Audion site. Franklin, No. 9, Friday, corner Grand and Ludlow sts.

Peekskill, No. 53, Tuesday, Peekskill.
Wm. B. Ferguson, S.-H. A. Tremper, C. C.

Fort Greene, No. 54, Wed., Montague Hall, Brooklyn, Paulding, No. 10, Tuesday, corner 23d et. and 8th Av.

Empire, No. 55, Friday, 187 Bowery. Marion, No. 11, Friday, Court st., near Fulton, Brooklyn.

Star Spangled Banner, No. 56, Wednesday, Albany. Continental, No. 12, Thursday, 327 Bowery.

United States, No. 57, 283 Grand Street.
Walter K. Moore, 8.-Thos. Van Vorst, C. C.

Constitution, No. 58, Smithville, L. I.
Mount Vernon, No. 13, Wednesday, 149 Bowery.
Hancock, No. 14, Wednesday, c. Bleecker and Morton sts.

STATE OF NEW JERSEY.
A. Horton Keech, S.-- -

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John H. Lyon, G. S.-J. B. CLEVELAND, C.C.C. Liberty, No. 15, Friday, 149 Bowery.

Pioneer, No. 1, Friday, Morris' Buildings, Newark. Decatur, No. 16, Thursday, cor, Broadway and Grand st.

James R. Sanford, S.-Henry Babbitt, C.C. Lexington, No. 17, Monday, Low's Building, Brooklyn.

Clark, No. 2, Monday, Rahway. National, No. 18, Tuesday, 149 Bowery.

Nathan Hale, No. 3, Thursday, Morris' Buildings, Nement Adams, No. 19, Wednesday, Haverstraw,

Morgan, No. 4, Tuesday, Hoboken. Ethan Allen, No. 20, Tuesday, c. S. 1st & 4th sts., Wil'b'g. Jersey Blue, No. 5, Monday, New-Brunswick. Perry, No. 21, Thursday, corner 23d street and 8th Av. American, No. 6, Friday, Franklin Hall, Jersey City. Charter Oak, No. 22, Monday, 187 Bowery.

Washington, No. 7, Wednesday, Orange. Fort Washington, No.23, Yonkers.

American Eagle, No. 8, Tues., Odd Fellows' H&h Paters Woodhull, No. 24, Wednesday, Jamaica, L. I.

John Vermule, S.-Andrew Van Bussom, C. Champe, No. 25, Thursday, corner Grove and Hudson sts.

Monmouth, No. 9, Thursday, Freehold. Plymouth, No. 26, Thursday, Court st., near Fulton, Br'kn

American Flag, No. 10, Tuesday, Morris' Buildings, dori. Bunker Hill, No. 27, Friday, cor. Bleecker and Morton sts.

Liberty, No.11, Wednesday, Bergen. Excelsior, No. 28, Tuesday, corner Grand and Ludlow st s.

Columbia, No. 12, Saturday, Madison. Independence, No. 29, Wed., c. B'dway and Lispenard sts. Excelsior, No. 13, Monday, Morris' Buildings, Newark Jolin C. Garnsey, 8.-Jasper Drake, C. C.

Raritan Chapter, No. 14, Keyport.
Schuyler, No. 30, Friday, 327 Bowery.
Westchester, No. 31, Wednesday, at Tarrytown.

STATE OF CONNECTICUT.
Pavonia, No. 32, Saturday, Rossville, S. I.

Roger Sherman, No.1, Tuesday, Globe Building, N. . Oneida, No. 33, Thursday, 149 Bowery.

Putnam, No. , Wednesday, 8. of T. Hall, Middletos. Worth, No. 34, Wednesday, Astoria, L. I.

Mount Vernon, No. 8, Centreville.
Jasper, No. 35, Monday, corner Bleecker and Morton sts. Ethan Allen, No. 4, Fairhaven.
Niagara, No. 36, Friday, 149 Bowery.
-- Jacobs, S.-W. W. Browne, C. C.

STATE OF CALIFORNIA.
American Star, No. 37, Thursday, Ramapo, Rockland co. | Eureka, No. 1,
Magna Charta, No. 38, Thurs., cor. Court & Sackett, B’n.
Frederick M. Butler, S.-S. H. Catlin, C.C.

STATE OF MASSACHUSETTS.
Zachary Taylor, No.39, Thursday, 3d Av., near 58th st. Ilancock, No.), Thursday ,64) Hanover 5

San Francis

Thursday, 64} Hanover street, Bostan.

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Alpha, No. 1, Monday afternoun, 2 o'clock, 0. U. A. Hall, 1 Lady Perry, No. 6, Monday afternood, . corner Ludlow and Grand streets.

of 29th street and 8th avenue, Columbia, No. 2, Wednesday afternoon, 2 o'clock, corner New-York, No. 7, Wednesday afternoon, cu Hudson and Grove streets.

street and Broadway. Lady Washington, No. 3, Monday evening, 7 o'clock,

No. 8, 0. U. A. Hall, corner Ludlow and Grand streets.

La Motte, No. 9, Thursday evening, 7 o'clock, Allen, 10 Lady Putnam, No. 4, Monday evening, 7 o'clock, No. 360

Grand street.
Grand street.

Lady Champe, No. 10, Wednesday after con.. Pocahontas, No. 5, Monday afternoon, 2 o'clock, Fountain

corner Hudson and Grove sts., Asbe and a Hall, 149 Bowery.

Liberty Star. No. 1. Newark, New Jersey, W

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CHAPTER I.

times very poor; but their parents had been THADDEUS M'CALLORAN, an easy, indolent, poor before them. Luxury was an abstracand kind-hearted native of the “ould coun tion they had no idea of. They were acthry," was drawn unluckily into the tide of customed sometimes to a plenty, and anon emigration which early set towards Ame to a scarcity of coarse, plain food, and they rica. He had a thatched cottage in Ireland lived on from day to day, borrowing no to shelter his wife and his brood of little superfluous anxieties or alarms from the M'Callorans, and his aged father and mother;. stores of ill-success or misfortune that might he had a "praty patch” before the cottage, peradventure be garnered up in the future; and a wonderfully large and productive one till the emigration mania spread into the it was; and he was so strong, and so good neighborhood, and finally seized Thaddeus natured, he never lacked a plenty of em- | with its most violent and defiant sym ployment, vastly more than he was willing

toms. to engage, from the neighboring land-owners. Bridget M'Calloran expostulated an A very happy family were the M'Callorans, fretted about being torn from her home, and before the emigration fever seized the hus- exposed, with her “innocent childher and the band and father. Thaddeus was willing to ould folk," to all the terrors, and horrors, labor moderately from morning till night, to and dangers of a journey over the big waters; fill the hungry mouths which so frequently, she knew “every soul of them would be and ever to his pride and joy, numerically drowned in the depths of the sea, and the increased around his board. Bridget minded rest would starve;" she hated “Ameriky” the house and the children; and being more and all the world, but“ blessed ould Ireland," over as “smart” as her husband was indo- and she repeatedly declared her resolution lent, and skilful in the spinning of linen, to remain behind "for better, for worser, if every moment she could spare from other Thaddy persisted in so wild and dangersome cares found her fingers busy in drawing out a schame.” The old father and mother warp or woof, for some of those exquisite wept bitter tears at the thought that the fabrics which, while they minister to the sods of their native soil could not cover their luxury of the affluent, pay but a meagre and mouldering dust; but Thaddy was immovbeggarly percentage into the hand of the able. America, in his eyes, bad become producer.

El Dorado, and thitherward he was deterThaddeus and Bridget were poor, some-, mined to set his own face and the unwilling VOL. IV.

faces of his family. The excited imagination and tumults on deck, like the funeral-song of other adventurers, as innocent of experi- of hope and all that promised happiness. ence as himself, had inflamed his dormant | The voyage was finally accomplished, but fancy for once in his life, and he assured his not till sorrowful experiences indeed had own ready credulity, and the skepticism of been penned in the M'Calloran history. his reluctant helpmate, that money was Winds were boisterous and contrary, ani vastly plenty in America; that, according to drove the good ship far from her course. the accounts of those who had heard from This was, however, only the beginning of there, it all but grew on the bushes, and sorrows. A mortal sickness broke out in the could be had for the picking up; that work | swarming steerage, caused by the fetid and was abundant at all times and seasons, and

all times and seasons, and pestilent atmosphere, and the fraternization some said it had been known to do itself! l of filth of every variety and description of

"And is it mad ye are, Thaddy M'Callo- loathsomeness. It prostrated every child of ran!" said the tearful and heart-sick Bridget, the M'Calloran family, and three ross-checked when her husband proudly informed her that boys, after a few days of acute and mortal sufthe passage was really engaged for the whole fering, closed their young eyes, and the sal family in the steerage of the packet-ship parents saw their dear and cherished little Cytherea, and that within a given time all | bodies sink, to rise no more, down, down, must be ready to go on board. “Is it mad into the cold and fathomless ocean depths. Oh, ye are, to dhrag us all away from home, and what pangs and agonizing regrets wrung the grave to death the heart of the ould mither maternal heart of poor Biddy, as she hushed that bare ye, to say nothing of your own

e, to say nothing of your own their dying wail in her arms, and pressed her wife and little ones? Sure you ought to parched and feverish lips to the pestilene u have more heart for them that wants to lay fected cheeks of her expiring children ! Thadtheir ould bones in this blissed soil, if ye | deus was stupefied by the stroke, and by the care naught for your own flesh and blood !" | remorseful self-reproaches which distrace taunted Biddy, while tears poured over her | his weak brain, and made him weep and cheeks.

sigh most piteously; and while Biddy, with But Biddy found that, for this time, ex- the dauntless and untiring energy of au postulation and tears were alike unavailing. mother, tenderly and softly soothed the Thaddy was bent on going to "Ameriky” to agonies of her children in their com try his fortunes there, and to see if his fine | conflict with the King of terrors, her husband family of boys might not turn out presidents could only stand by her side, and grodu, yet, and Kathleen, the only daughter of all

only daughter of all wish himself back again in what now seemal the seven, might not, in blooming maiden- | to his repentance indeed a Paradis hood, take the eye of some distinguished

some distinguished | turf-walled cottage home in “ blessed lid merchant, and become perhaps richer and land !" finer than any of her ancestors had been. When the third child had been sent to No motives and no discouragements moved his long slumber in an oceana.com

an grave, the him; America was the goal, and nothing

most imminent danger seemed to hang over but America would satisfy him.

the eldest boy, an open-browed, dark-hart The cottage was deserted; the movables, child, the pride and favorite of his mother

of bitterness including the grandparents and the seven Poor Biddy felt that her cup of bit children, were deposited on board the Cy- would be drained to the dregs. therea; and she drew up her anchor, unfurled boru son, her best beloved, shou her white wings, and put out to sea, while a moved from her sight; and its chorus of groans and sobbings burst from the desperation of maternal love the mothers and daughters in the steerage, him to life. The gracious .

Il f the sparrow, which wailed above the jarring, and oaths, 1 Father who watches the fall of the

It beloved, should be rer sight; and it seemed that on of maternal love would chain

The gracious heart of the

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