Newspaper of The New York Herald, September 2, 1848, Page 1

Newspaper of The New York Herald dated September 2, 1848 Page 1
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!_ T H r? NO. 5204. INTERESTING FASHIONABLE INTELLIGENCE. Tlie Graud Favcy ?res3 Ball, AT NEWPORT. The Closing Event of the SeasonThe last great bal! of (tie season ha* been given. The event which was looked forwird to with so much solicitude by the fash i"uabl? world, hero and at thu Eoat, has come and gone. The anticipated pleasure Of the evening has been realized by the young folks, and ti e bills have been met by their papas Beauty hashed its triumph, wit its appreciation; deformity has be ti conrted; all have had a night's enjoyment, and at e only anxious about the impression which they may 1 ?ve created in the bail room. The timid are entertali ing fears that they appeared ridiculous, and will be ma: ..ed for scandal: the vain are filled with the Idea (hat, they especially attracted great notice?the queer,s naiads, gipsies, and dames of court, fairies, aylpL. nuns and nymphs of Wednesday night, are connii g over the pleasant things said softiy in their ears by the gallant monarehs, monks, knights, squires priests Turks, brigands, smugglers, pirates or princes who n ude themselves so agreeable during the evening All ate, to be Eure, glad that the affair is over; but - there . re many who are already making their calcula tlons: r tlie balls of next s inimer. The fanoy dress balls ot Saratoga and Newport, have now becoaio the grand climacteric events of the season at these planes, and arc henceforth things to look for, and prepare for, as mn i )i as the journey to the watering places. Twice every summer is the fashionable world wrought up to a pitch of the greatest exoitement, by the prepa ration tor, and the participation In, the festivities at Saratoga and Newport. At first, it was considered a matter of doubtful propriety to take part in them; but ^ it aoon became popular, and finally necessary, to attend one 01 (be other, or both Kncouraged by success, the costun its enlarged their wardrobes, aud improved the style 11 their dresses, and, one by one, introduced the Tarioiic improvemeutH in their line, until now their assortment will compare favorably with those of their fellow craftsmen in Kurope Competition is the life of trade, as well in getting up fancy balls as in any other business; and Saratoga and Newport enter into the pirtt < t rivalry in this matter The direction at Saratoga have the first of the sea-on, and do all they can to mal e their bail the grandafTair Nopainsare spared to produce an imposing spectacle, and present a model hard to c<iual or excel The management at Newport, always knowing what bah been Uoue at Saratoga, with ?bigb:y laudable spirit of emulation, lay their plans aoae to quite come up to, and. if possible, exceed the magnificence of their rivals The bull which was given at the Ocean House, Newport, i ii Wednesday evening was, without doubt, the most ijlendid aflair of the kind that has yet taken place ' '1 here were% larger number ot rich costumes than 1 as before been pieseut at any of the fancy balls. There were not so many extravagantly expensive d.o.-ee* in the room an there were last year; but their i I,m-lice was more than compensated for by the large numbers of very correct costumes which were present. Messrs N. H. Gould, of Newport, and Taylor & Dejot^e, the well known costuiners, of New York, each op* ucd a large assortment of costumes, at an early Ony; and hence lime wan afforded for deliberate preparation, and nearly a thousand dresses were offered to those who desired to make selections. The bet skill (t the first ladies' bairdresi-era in the oountry was -also made available on this occasion. Messrs Barker, Sibblt e and Paul, of New Vurk, and Gilbert, of Boston, "were on Land, and were fully occupied The largo dining hall of the Do,-an Hotlse was used for a b ill rtom. and wa-> tastefully ornamented by Mr. Dejonge In addition to the fifteen chandeliers with which the room was principally lighted, there was a ixlt cf wax candles entirely encircling the room The effect ' f this airangenient needs to be seen to be appreciated. Nothing Scan possibly produce a better effect; Die thousand sparkling lights are of themselves brillin. t. and as they twiukle and sparkle like so many stars, tbeir light aids in bringing out in perfection the hriliiat.cy of the ornaments and trimmings on the dresst Fir icme days previous to that on which the ball took place, Newport was iiteialiy crowded, and at the fashionable hotels any kind of lodging rooms were at a premium. AU'was bustle ami busy preparation for the {reattvent. Ladies, who were preparing their own ooetun.es, were of oourse duly eDgaged, and those who f ught the aid of the customers were hurrying to and fro between the display rooms wad their hotels. Anxiety was depicted on every count< nance. At the Ocean House things were iu perfect confusion?not the affairs of the house itself, which are always orderly and straightforward. Mr. V raver showed a laudable degree of enterprise in procuring material with which to deoorate the walls elaborately, uud, indeed, the deoorators under the direction of Mr. Dejonge, had put up a larpc amount of trimmings, when one of the manopir* came to hint and insisted that no pink trimm.rgs should be put up. Well, what could Mr. Dejoa/cdo? 'He must obey orders and so the pink <drape>> was removed lrotn the walls, leaving nothing but bio'tv green. &hd some other sombre tints, which, of coutjs made the room to present quite a mournful aspect. This would not do: and >o, finally down came also the blue >nf green drapery, leaving the walls again bare, alter two days labor had been expenv'td upon them by the decorators. It was said that st mc of this uianairi-r's female friends contem pitted ? aring-a pi ok dress. ana hence the objection to the ) ink muslin on the walls. After the exercise of wondt: tul patience, Mr Dij"nge completed his work, tad pronounced it in readiness tor delivery to whom it might i oncern. The dinner was served at 4 P.M , and then t> e room being cleared, was indue time taken poasese in of by the managers named in tbe following parage ph Hon A bott Lawrence. Robert O Shaw, Thomas E. .Affiory i'eter Parker. Patrick Grant. Kdward Kay less, <JeorgY M. Thatcher. Colonel Winchester. Col. David Soars, if Massachusetts ; Hon George Kolsnm, Hon. France Granger, John Van Buren VV' H. C. Waddeli, Woodbury Langdon. Theodore J Draper, Jaoob Leruy, Jacob I ittle, William K. Miller. (Jen Samuel G Hunt, ,R. A. Southwick, Edward S Valuer. John Bowdouine, John 1'Hin, New York ; Hon Justice Wayne, Georgia; Hon. William Wright, New Jersey ; W G Breese, Ohio ; Lewis Cass. Jr , Michigan ; William Otimore, Samuel Hoffman, Col. imae \lnuro, K W.Bruno, B. C Ward. Maryland ; Kdward King, Rhode Island ; W. C. Rir< s. Virginia; Williams Miduletun. G N. Miller, A. Sumner, J. H. Toflr.v South < aroliua ; Mr de ('rami r Huron Stoeckel, Russiau Legation ; Col John Wintl.rigi Samuel Nicholson. Louisiana ; Charles Kuhn John T Sullivan. Pennsylvania ; Gen Worth, Gen. Pankhead. Gen. Chillis. Lieut. Col. Bragg, Lieut. Col. (Walker. U. S. Army . ('apt Goldsborough. Lieut. Gray, Lbnt. Maurin. V S. Nary The following gentl.ineu wore chosen an Exooutlve 4'omniiitee. charged witli (be entire active management of tbe ball, viz: ?William (Jilniore. cf Maryland; George N. MlUer. of South Carolina ; William Middleton, i f do. ; Woodbury Lsngdon. of New Vork ; Mr. de Cramer, Sec. Russian Legation The managers had previously arranged the following roles ? Price of tickets for gentlemen in fancy costume, $5. Ladies in fancy costume- admitted without charge. Trice of tickets tor gentlemrn not iu costume, $15. For ladies not in costume *.10 Every person must he provided with a ticket, wbloh erlllbi | rocured from one of the managers ouly. Parents or grand p.rent- having adult representa tivenln coalume. will be admitted without continue The ilecUion of the committee of reception will bo Anal with regard to co?tume* k The following wae the order of {he dauoes adopted to regii:ate the floor for the evening : 1. G.end March. h Quadrille 2 Qi adrille. 9 Walt* and Polka. 8 Polka and Waltz. 10 Quadiille 4. Quadrille 11 I oik* and Waltz. 6. nit-/, and Polka. 1 '1 Quadrille 6. Quadrille 13. Watta and Polka. T. Po.'!:a and Waltz 14 Quadiille. lf> rolkaaml WhUj The Stejermarkleclie baud were employed to play In the hall room, while the ' aineron band, which ie oonrtantly engaged at tlie Ocean Hnuni, were in attendance in the rupper room At about ten o'clock, a goodly number of com utni-a had made their appearance. end the eventugV ?pori. began The u> moet eaee, an entire want of rentraint. ?a* observed thie year, a* well an lant This in uue of th ?ieg*nt oha racteriftic* of the Newport nails Si ill next, and formality are net aalde, and every one lUHke apparent his and her intention to he happy lie in solve-, and to make their neighbor* comfortable, al-o I hia ie true of the majority, and no one here care* for would-be eaolu irea ; indeed, they aie thought tin more ot. the mora they indulge in ezclumTouet ' ?..d lea?e worthy peaple to enjoy each other'* company. When the company wetu well a*eembled the drawing room really preaented a brilliant appi aratiei I'here mu*t have Deen present from Run to tain perron out of which number there were many tuagiuflceui ore- ea. and not a few elegant form* to rat tliein oil We append a Hat containing the name* ol the on -t *.tractive 00* tump* in iinn room, placing tor naiunit the wearern in alphabetical ordet T.AHIKS IN CtUTI MK Tha lad'ea appeared like tl.i anm nt- il flower*"' ol tne celebrated Krench delineator,* UrauTlKa, who t Spirited work la well known in thinnmintrjr. Mian Margaret Aldridgo, nt llnllitnorn, a aoblc look ing young lady wbo-etall stature Mid aiimtrahie flguri presented a really auperbapppHrenec a. u..iodth< aha ranter of a Sultana ll?r dree* wan of blue gatire pants of white sat in, turhau trimmed with aoariatalik and adorned with gold, all *1 j.y spinel d. Mlee Klivia Aldridgo. tor younger sinter, or.a of th? most bewitching yotinyi ladle* present, wore the cos I nine of " Amliia." in the op'-th of I MotnBambala,' and this lravt$Ht$tmenl, oompored of several hand* o bright colt r, ??< eery brooming to tha hrillanltn r*u hurt of her lovely fnc Mrs Atr.o.d, ot'ti i). w t < d e a flreri,tr lady?a eary line en-inn . rn by n liner lady. Mrs. Oenaral .Vsbity, ol S' bonis, appeared in i E NE MORNING I splendid toituine J tie 1*1. which wan a* rich a* elegaut Sh< personated the Lady Ashley en <>?nd imnr. and bcr ar>t< ciatic sxinocrx were perfectly suite i to a court dps- of Iruioo colored damntrimmed with soar| lot C| cn in front, bo m to show a rich yxirrf tyous of white satin. tier hair wax disposed iu ringlets, and B coquet cap Of silver and scarlet ?a? placed ou her head Mrs. A was much courted during the entire evening Mii> Alston, of Charleston, aa a gipsy, from Balfe's cperaof the " Bohemian Girl." Very rich. Mrs J G Bennett was dre-sed iu a very splendid toilrlit dr fuiilattie, very like that of a Spanish lady, us to color and trimming ; a large black denltlle. surrounding four times a jupe of pale pink ripe. The splendid jewels and diamonds with which her noble and splendid figure was adorned, wore the richest specimens ot elegance and fashiftD. i M re Divert, of Mob le was dressed as a Queen, and her costume was co-tly and very rich. Mrs Bacon personated Nlglit, and this dark cos; tumes studded with stars, was really very well suited to j the noble aspect of that lady. Mis Booth and her pretty daughter appeared in the ' cost erne of ftcur* Kuiret. and their tine faces enshrined much loveliness uuder these simple garments , Mrs. Bayare. as a Sajir de Chantf. Very pretty dresa. { Miss Bacon of Kentucky, as a Spanish girl This young lady was a fair specimen of the renowned heau! ties of that State which has produced so rnauy cratorn and statesmen. Miss Bushuell. of Waverly place, New York, took the character of KanDy Elssier, in " I.a Craeovienne:" uei ii'u r|? ucrr. ? line swirl lit ricn ri'in, rru morocco boots, and Polish cap, wero very becoming to her graceful figure. Miss Btnuder, of New Orleans, personated the part of ' Love." the matin child of Venus: her blue drew triinined with silver. waa uiuoh aduiired Mrs llreese, of New Yor*. wore a very rioh ball room drees. the whiteness and elegance of which prenented a very lovely appearance Mies K. Brownson, of Brooklyn, appeared as a Greek Maid : a jacket of cherry coier satin, an elegant tulle veil liangiug with a good deal of grace upon a rich skirt of blue satin, and cuquetish red lalotte on the silky hair of her flue head. She was beautiful. Mrs Hrnsh. formerly Miss ilyalop, of New York, a lady as beautilul as her fa r sisters, appeared in tne rich attire of a Spanish Senora, and her superb demeanor was greatly admired, lier costume consisted of a low corsage of black velvet, displaying a most admirable neck and finely formed arms ; a veil of Bruesels lace fell grsoefuliy from her raven hair, over a higli comb of tortoise shell, and elicited muoh admiration. Mrs J. W. Chandler, of New York, was dressed en toilette de bat. One of her daughters was attitpd as a , i'olish lady of nobility: yellow jacket, oap, and boots, trimmed with white fur. She was much admired. Her Bister, a tall and elegant young lady, appeared as the i Sbeperdess Amarillis of Watteau, the celebrated French painter, list dress, all covered with garlands of flowers, was as pretty as becoming. She had a crook in her hand adorned with leaves and flowers. Mrs. Clarke, of New York, also one of the most elegant importations from Paris, where she was as admired as sL~ is loved in New York, appeared in the simple but very original costume of Morcedes. the bride of Pldmond Dante's, from the celebrated Dumas ro, nance of 11 Monte Cristo her melaneotiaue looks. | her cutire demeanor, were in keeping with the character she personated lier dress consisted of a corset ; made of scarlet grot oe Kaplrt. displaying admirably I the elegance of her waist; the skirt was made of black ] silk; upon the two sides were four large scarlet stripes. I Her small leet. covered with red stockings, were enrtxiittin into elegant shoes. Over her One bead a large , handkerchief of scarlet silk was gracefully fixed to ber glossy hair?one of the most superb specimens of creation ever witnessed. Miss Anna Coolldge, of Boston, whose beauty is so well known, appeared iu the identioal dress of her grand-mother; the same which her ancestress wore one hundrtd ana thirty years ago. This costnme. made of In i "u11 a />mvH rmsfcl) with a silvery undtrdress. was altogether rich and characteristic; and the powdered hair ot its wearer reudered the delineation ol the Lady of the Colonial Times extremely accurate Miss Ellen Coolidge. Iter sister, wore the attire of a Hungarian t?irl? scarlet jacket, trimmed with gold, white skirt with gold embroidery, aud an elegant cap T lie neck de cigrte of Miss C. was adorned withrea! cni'ii'rr i f Indiau gold. The costume was a? brilliant as h< r form w?s perfect and her face pretty. Miss Jennie Colburn,of Boston, appeared in a Gra?v attire, very rich Mrs. Conning, of Mobile, personate! Maritana in the plsy of "Don ( sesar de Baaau " Drrss of satin aud illusion tulle, lotfg veil and wreath Il?-r dark eyes and beautiful complexion suited well with the character of the Kpanitb bride Mrs Ceftln, ono of the most beautiful ladies present, was dres?ed in rohr de hot, and she accompanied her daughter, a pretty little blonde, who was in costume of a Svutesit. ' Mrs Carnes of N. Y., just returned from Paris,from which plsce of taste and ehgance she imported notions ol Iton govt and grace, personated the Fitle de Sorrenle. Her costume, a very accurate representation of those ol the fair women of Italy, w?s composed of a blaok velvet Fpencer trilliond with red satin, a shirr ol the same material, adorned with rioh laco ; her ebonycolored hair, which sdorned a noble head, was surmounted with a small hat of rice straw, to which several vitnobovi* fWid variegated ribbons were racefully attached Mrs. C. attracted muoh admiration. M'me the Counts'* de Dion, formerly Mr?. Mcf nity, was present with her lovely children, whose derciiption will be found under this name. She wore a vt r> tich toilette de hal, white lace trimmed with gold Mitt Anna Duifee. of Fall River, was also present in a vi rv becoming dressvplain black. Mrs. Dorr appealed in a Belgian costume, whioh wa? as pretty and becoming as it was accurate. Miss Derby wore a ballroom dress, made of the richest satin, pink color. Miss De Rham. a very noble looking young ladv was attired in a splendid ball room costume of nini mtin. Miss Margaret Darrsgh, of Pennsylvania. wore a ooatunic dr holy adorned with numerous Hewers. Mien F.lliot. of South Carolina, appeared in the character of " l.e tambour dr Beaujotais," a very simple i and fine Irarritiwment, very becoming to its wearer. Mrs T I. Kdmunds, of Boston, as a bride; a splen| did dress. Miss Fearing, of Boston, wore the oostume of a ! Hellene maid, which was composed of maroon velret. a white satin skirt, and an elegant cap. This young lady, whore fair complexion is charming, was much courted during the ball Miss H Freeman, of New York, personated a Sprite Her white dress of gnuze enrobed admirably a very small waist, and her head was graoefully adorned with a wreath of white roses. Orer her shoulders were two pretty silvered wings, and we often imagined we saw them moving whilst Miss F. was tourbillonnant on the floor. This yonng lady, who has a passion for danciug, Eoesesses a deep knowledge of the art of Terpsichore; er small feet seem to have wings. Miss Foster, of Troy, wore a very becoming dress, ot a gipsey. rs. (Juiteraa. of Matansas, Cuba, appeared as the Spanish Bride. It was the same dross which she wore a tew months ago at her wedding in Cuba. This lady who is a fair specimen ol the Spanish blood, was courted by many admirers during the evening. Miss Angelina Gould, of Cambridge, personated to perfection the Morning Star Her fine looks ol flossy hair, her bright eyes, which seemed two stars nrtead of oue, aud her fine figure, were much admired. She was enrobed in a white drass and abritfe, under a long gaur.e veil. Over herforehead was a rich diadt m, and the whole was beautiful Miss Griffin, of New York, was present in a very pretty dress The society of this young lady, whose style of dancing appearance and dress, have acquired for her the cngmmen of ' Hose Pompon," was much courted during the evening. Miss Goodwin, of Newport, appeared as " Diana," the goddess of the chase. Minn <Iraham nf Mnwnni4 ?* elt? n??afc costume rery rich. Mm W Gilmer, of Baltimore, personated the character of Madame do I'ompadoor, the celebrated ante of Louie X V ; her elegant figure and exoeUeat delineation ot the character, aa well aa the riphncaa cl the costume, were muoh admired. Mrs. < b. Gilmer, of Baltimore, appeared aa a Nun. Her look* were aery sweetly religious. Miea Gibbs, who was at Saratoga, in the dree* of the lady's maid, was present, but not in ooetnme. Miss A M. Hooper, of Boston, a aery pretty little ?'Oung lady, was dressed as a Bernolse, a aery'beeomug swim costume, the accuracy of which was really pcrftct. Miss Josephine Hunt, of 4th aaenue. New York, liaely and aery jiiquante young lady, whose dignified appearance aud graceful demeanor were generally appredated at the Oeeau House, personated the t^ueon ot Sylphldes ; and her white satin dress, rreouverte with two skirts ol' in tie blonde, adorned with adarahln wings made of mmnkovl't feathers, her chaste heme surii.ounted w.th icmitimnr of white roses, made hei numerous admirers say that she was really a queen Her child-like hands, well genrrei, bore two fragrani bouquets IWns lloyt, of Ne* York, one of the belles of New port, ?w< re. at the fancy ball, a moat appropriate eos tume. She pi r-oiiated Ceres, the Goddess of thi Unm et. II r diess of white muslin was embroidered all orer with heads of wheat, and her fine head sur mounted with a wieath ?f ? errs fruits She carried I if i le in her band, and dauord beautifully. Mlee .Iom phine llyslop of St. Johns square. Ner York, was drrssed as Norma, the eharte Uruldee* ,,r J.IU.I, --.I - lie. 1 111 ii r><< ii, trimmed ? it It white tin, looped with oluatrieot Himi inter-pemed with eprlga of (told r? tilitu'd tlit" tell, which depended gracefully on etthei , i. de. A gi'did ickle hung from the girdle. Theeharmluf i | lie it y of thlw coatuma. eettingoff unbecomingly, ai it dul. tie evpcrlor allractionaof this charming younf .ailj *?- ti ty much Hiluiirrd It wan really refresh log t? tl i ?yi, faiigueil t y the glaro and glitter of tin I i.i.uIik1 color, in look upon a cottume ao delicate *o fore, and rnmprlelng en much loeellnea MUa II ' U t In inert ednnri b ei reattiro we eyer eaw?alie,grao? ' r. i hii a poet- ehe poeeeaeee all , M? vaij llitl'c hor young alatar, laalao a aprtghtl; i ami bi'iiuntol iuIhi* She waa attired Lm Or try we I |,.it it elme ?atli. tilmmed with gold lace: yel C if white eatli), emhti Idered with blue and allyer , Jaeliet. of royal put| le yel??t bri?'d?d with gold, wit enprt velti I to eottc-pnnd. Thl* young lady, wh i.i??if : the no -t It telllgeiit faoe, and tho nioat brll lini.t ryi-i, is elro fery bewitching, and wal tunc % : admired. W ?0 EDITION?NEW YORK, Mrs Samuel Hoffman, of Baltimore, dressed in a very i tioh toilet was present with her three daughters , s Misr Sophia Hoffman, personated the Genius of the h United States. Her costume was composed of a skirt p of broad stripes of white and red satin; a blue silk c tcharne. studded with golden stars, was hanging over | her fine shoulders. Her bead ?'ress courfated of it tun- j c drau of scarlet velvet adorned with stars Hhe carried t in her hand a small liberty staff, surmounted with thj s cap I'hiygien. v Nllss Dora Hoffman was enrobed in the simple dress fi of a Novice. d Miss Lisa Hoffman wore a very chaste toilette, Of white satin, trimmed with gold. It was beautiful. i Mrs General Howard, of Baltimore, appeared as a c Spanish Manola. Her costume was perfect ;> Miss G. Bryoc Hoffman, of Baltimore, at a bride of s the lflth century. q Miss Hay ward personated to perfection a flower girl, p Mrs. Haines, of Cincinnati visited the ball room in p a splendid dress He soiree, which elicited much admi- q ration Miss Hatch, of New Bedford, a aipsey. d Mrs. G. W. Holmes appeared as a Klownr Girl, and assisted by her charming daughter, distributed all the h flagrant bouquets she wore in a basket. 'J Nllss Headley of New Vork, personated one of the o antique statues of the Grecian school. She had a superb gothe. ( Miss Alice Jones, Broadway, New York, a tall and a ehgant young lady, wore the costume of a Fantasia c in the present style of dressing of Roman women. fi Tliis costume, composed of a white satin dress, of a * cherry colored apron, adorned with malines, and a flat h csp on the top nt the forehead, was very fresh, and very becoming to its wearer. C Miss Kmily Jonee, her oousin, was dressed as Iphi- i o genie, a Greek costume of the old time, whloh'was very 7 much admired last winter at the Opera House masque- c ratle, for its accuracy and simplicity Miss T.'a bead, tl paiteine and arms, were adorned with splendid cameos, and her dress, of a virgin whiteneaa, was trimmed with w gold. 1 be whole Wst perfect ti Mme Jones was proudly enrobed in a very large dress of satin, trimmed with lace. tl Mrs. Jackson, of New York, a very pretty and etancie si lady, appeared as Colombine. with a white dress, to tl which black and pink ribbons gav- a peculiar cachet. Miss Johnson, of Tennessoe, appeared in a Greek 11 dress : red spencer, trimmed with gold, blue skirt, very a rich Miss Jellya. of New York, was enrobed in the dress d of a Nun, and that costume was very becoming. a itiiPN JurviB, ui i.uuueouuui, prrMiuai.ru iniiruiOK ti Mrs. Jacob Little, of New York one of the most pic/uantei beauties we hare in our olty wore the cos- In tume of a luarnhlonosfl of the time of Louia XV. She T called herself Madame de Pompadour, and when r< we saw her, with her powdered head, mouches, dressed ol with largo paniers, supporting a splendid dress of rt brocaid a ramoges. wo dreamt of the happy lore of the French King whose amir, was said to be a Venus. ej Mrs. Woodbury Langdnn, of New York whose style gi and fashionable pride made quite a sensation at New- re port, where she was baptised as 1m Urine Pvmari, al made her entry in the costume of the reign of Louis di XV., of a Berg+re. This dress, upon which was dis- si played a quantity of diamonds and jewels, valued at ti $5 000, was a fnuillit of Malines and Brussels laces, '? white satin ribbons of cherry color, which was beau- b< tiful and immensely'rich. The whole personation " had ccchel Ae ban generally admired. j Miss Lla Ladd. of Washington, a lovely young orea- at turo. personated La Fille Au Danube?white dress, hi neatly trimmed, hair flowing, and wreathed with beads, di grass and water lillies Her sweet countenance, beaming eyes, and bland smile of Innocenco, gave a real dis- W; play of the character she had chosen. She reminded pi one of her admirers of the poetry of Vlotor Hugo, the French poet:? g? " rtelle comme Venn sortant du sein de funds " m Miss Harriet V Ladd. was dressed as the fair Ann m Page, In the''Merry Wives of Windsor" A dreaf of N brown satin, looped up in the three parts, and under At which was seen a white silk skirt. Her fine head was w: surmounted with a joli cbaprau trimmed with gold tt and feathers Misses Ladd were both much admired. fit Mrs. l.e Vert, of Mobile, was present, of course; ti and. as usual, was floating hero and there, witty, ci smiling, graceful to every body, admired by each of tl her acquaintances, and making all the exertions in tl her power to increase the fame for agreeable manners, which she has won every where she has been Mrs. L. It was dressed as Nourmahal, ' the Light of the Harem." tli This costume was jorfect in its Oriental splendor. The boil dice was of silver lama, fitting the form close- ii ly. with long open Lantern sleeves It was r.nvernd with a net-work of pearls, as white as the pearls which ti " slept 'nea'h Oman's green waters '' The hair was smoothly partod on the brow and gathered beneath gi a beautiful turban of silver and gold lama, ornament- p: ed with diamonds and pearla. A short dress of white A satin embroidered with silver and pearls. Over this r a lace tunic, superbly worked with silver roses and | leaves. Turkish trousers fastened around the ancle . b Willi delicate silver anclefs 1 he waist was encirled by a girdle of jewels, composed of rubies, amythysts. I ii topaz, sapbiri s. and diamonds. The slippers were of I d crimson and silver, covered with jewels Diamond ! b 1 necklace rich and gorgeous bracelets, Oriental fan, and beautiful bouquet ; I Mrs. Stevens Lee, of Baltimore, wore a splendid t court dress of the time of Louis XIV. n ' Miss Lee, of Baltimore, personated the Oood Angel, and the costume was perfect. It consisted of a cote 1 Je moillr of silver rings, on the voitrins of which was a large red cross, a skirt made of white satin, emmards a an?: pittft of tbe same material as the rote He maitle, b and a large sword, euoh as is represented in the St. Ga- u brtel pictures. c Miss Hetty Lawrence, daughter of the well known Abbot Lawrenco, of Boston, the gentleman millionaire, r was dreised as a Sheperdess Her small figure, her : ,J interesting looks, her ten years only, rend-red this young creature a charming sight to all her friends ' 1 Mrs Abbot Lawrence, her mother, was present, in a rich toilette. ' Mrs. Doctor Lewis, of Philadelphia, shone conspicuously among the most admired trom the " quiet city." This lady whose taste lu the toilette was never better bestowed, was singularly happy lu the selection F of her dress, tbe material of which, rare and elegant, was a dark couleur He rote, freely trimmed with black " Valenciennes and tastefully assisted by small bouquets ? of (lowers throughout. Her > m'ffure, simple and ele gant, was marked by a pretty wreath, in beautiful harmony with her raven tresses, by nature freely gifted ; ' sad many a Spanish cavalier strove lor the precedence ^ in the service of' the lady in the black veil." who, slthough a native of our Northern clime, was a fair d representative of the sunny South. Miss Morgan, one of the' prettiest young ladles of t New York, wore a splendid dress, quite becoming to her rosy complexion. Miss Clara Moulton, a very charming person, whose ' was attired an a soubrrtte of the time of Louis the XV, | her cotillon a vantages relert aux qualrt roini, her namrrt, hanging over a fine skirt of pink satin, and lier feet delicately enchassis into amall mules. Miss i M. 'ahead, covered with ?un ceil 4e poudre, was indeed bewitching Mrs. Voulton her mother, a very noble looking and splendid lady, whoae fashionable style had no equal at the Ocean Honee. wore a superb toilette ie bat, the refinement of which was quite a to Paruienue. Miss Mitchell, of St. Mark's Place. New Vork. a tall aDd biune lady of a splendid aspect, was dressed as a Sybil, wearing a tasty white dress, trimmed and adorned with garlands of green leave*. It was very chaste. Mrs. Kdward Middleton, of Charleston, was attired as a N arquiee. Her dress was made of yellow silk, d i tatnages jleuiis her hair dressed d la dinble, her rosy cheeks studded with mourhes. her fine neck adorned with a necklace of diamonds, and her head surmounted with a wreath of flower* and several ostrich plume*. Miss Maurand. of Providence, a tall and fine looking young lady, was dressed as a Bride -a wreath of whlce rose* upon lovely head, and a white robe and veil upon a beautiful fieure Mrs Thomas Morris, of Baltimore, daughter of the Hon. Revordy Johnson, appeared as Aurora?a pink watered silk drees, with point lace flounce and veil which fell in folds arennd her beautiful black hair. She looked to perfection the character she sustained Mr*. Meineli, of Long Island. N Y . personated the celebrated Queen Mary of Scotland, that nobte|woman ; whose misfortunes were equal to her beauty, and Mr*. M. rendered the character.to perfection ; her noble head adorned with the well known black velvet capelet, trimmed with pearls her splendid poitrine and figure enrobed in the black velvet dress, her beautiful bare arms, and beside all this, the brightness of her eyes, were greatly admired, aa well by the Douglas* there present, as by the other mosques of the fancy ball Mr*. Middleton, of New ^ ork.au Italian lady, who know*, of oonrse, all the delineations of her countrymen, appeared aa a Contadina di Roma, a very accurate eostume, the richness of which waa generally appreciated. Mrs Mesier, of It. Y . the sister of the fair Misses Hyslop. and one of the most splendid ladles present, ' appeared in a superb court dress of lama magnificently : embroidered with silver, worn over whit* eatln. sllrer , 1 lace btrihr, and allrar girdle : a little bat. fail a rarir, r of wblte crape embroidered in tlnael, with white on- . trieb feather*, tipped with silver . Mr*. M. made her ' entree in the ball room, her train *upported by two page*. dressed In Oriental ooatnme, amid murmur* of approbation. The euperb diamond*, and the exqulaite keeping of all the detail* of her dress, attracted ' the gaae of an admiring crowd whenever *he prome. nadod the aaloon. It waa decidedly the moat stage nt and moet ooetly dre** in the room. The Ma*ter* ' k Tennent. of Philadelphia, were admirably dre**ed in . Turkish style, and *u*tained well their character of p*ge*. with all the graoe of their age. Via* Maria Meeerole, of Clinton Plaoe, N. V.. one of . the prettiest of young ladies, whose splendid carnation ha* hardly an equal, and whoae eye* are a* bright a* ' star*, we* very correctly and beautifully dressed a? Im P.intfrilla- that pretty costume of the Mon1 plalalr*. in the ballet of " L'Almie."'? white satin ' " coreage, bine velvet jacket, wblte satin eklrt. over 1 rklrt of tballe, spangled with silver, trimmed with gold, exquisite cap of blue velvet, with gold Miss M M was often and enthusiastically cheered by her nu- t 't merou* admirer*. Mis* Mallet, of ilaltlmorc. personated the Angel of '? rnrlty with grrst truthfulness i Miss Motl Midilleton, of i harleston, waa drnKsed a* a | f ||?r<iiMi? ; ber black hair was half hiden in a Jnulard oi blue, red and yellow stripe* ; her spencer of black relri t wasitlmmed with ehury colored ribbon, and the I r lrt ?ai of blue and pliflt satin The costume wan h accurate and very becoming 0 Miss llrntlit'e IMoi srty, daughter of Madame la 1? I omlesMi de Dion, whose sweet countenance and deIbate iguie was ntuth aduiirt d p-<r*unatvd the fantu >RR I SATURDAY, SEPTEM it k) cbaiaiter >>t The White i.ady of Avenel, from li-ott'K novel. Hn while gause drese her beautiful S air. haugitg on ber alabaster shoulders, and the urlt j of her looks. were perf* otly adapted to the fairy * 1-srsoter ehoeen by that lovely young lady 0 ^Mi-a Kosalie McCarty,bt r young sister arerylirely ?i hild of eight years, appeared as a little Sylph, atirrd

in a rosy dress ofr?r/ir, on the shoulders of whioh ? pair oi mr/rnincs ntin were graceiuuy ueu. i nis y ery ynnnn Miss attracted much attention, Hying ' rom place to place with grace and a perfect rnfmntin k ?meaner. Mi,t Post. of Now Vork, whose reputation for beauty >t s so well spread in our city, appeared as Marltana. ?] f the play of "Don Oiosar do Baian " A corsage of T ?nr?oti velvet; a skirt of red, bluo and yellow stripes, it bining beautifully, and over her raven hair a co- ci uetisb cap of the same material as the eoraage, was f1 rarefulty tied, and gave great effect to the noble ap- it immnre of that mignotte lady, whose grace is uneualled. . Mb* I'rlngle, of Charleston, wore a rich ball-room res> niado of rich satin and valuable lace. i ?' Mire Lisa Poultney, of Baltimore, a charming young bi #dy was dressed us the White Lady of Avenel.? < 'he character was well suited to the fair complexion <7 f this lovely creature. Miss t'oe represented one of the fairest daughters of leorgia. She appeared as a Novice ; the simple l> nd pure white, and the garland of flowers that en- i vt ireied her dark hair, well became her tall nod grace- I ill figuro; no fairer star was seen in thu bright con- j ? tellation of beauty around her. She was matrnned | * y the Honorable Mrs. J. King, the beautiful andac omplirbed lady of the distinguished Senator from LI leorgia, and escorted into the room by Major Bixby, c( f New York, who appeared in an undress uniform, 'hat gallant gentleman seemed engrossed with his fair lb harge, and quite unconscious that any one else was in be room, or in existence. j n Mrs. Barker, of Boston, and Miss M. Sarah Parker, 'ere splendidly attired as Marchionesses. Their cos- H MM was fresh and beautiful. w' Miss Patting, of Baltimore, represented the Maid of be Midst, and a sight of this being would have been a iifflcient to dissipate the fog by which unfortunately vi be Ocean House was enveloped. Miss K. Prescott, of Bostou, appeared as a Lady of the I'< lart-m. A pink satin dress, covered with game, and , vt very pretty turbAn. ' Miss ( hariotte C.'Prince, of KluBhing, wore thesplen- lb id costume of a Sultana. Her dress was complete, nd the most tastefully arranged among all the "hou- O is" of the room. Miss Mary Homsen, of New York, a very agreeable tdv. aneenrod as a bride White satin dress : two til ulle overskirta. looped at the Hide with pink and white Yehuda; pink veil of Tulle, confined with a wreuth s' r white rosebuds ; pearl ornaments The dress was di ally flue and becoming tr Mies Marie,. F. Ilemaen, her niece, whoae petillants ?** fee, admirable buat. and elegant petite figure were Bi reatly admired by many beaux, aud whoae innocent to parties and delicate demeanor had made her a belle wl I Newport, chose the obaracter of Innocence. Her reus consisted of two Tulle overakirts, looped at the Ct de with white moss rosebuds; a veil of white illusion, *> ed to her beautiful hair by a couronne of roses; en- wi tee of exquisite pearl ornaments. Miss Marie was a autiful and lorely creature, aud did not belle her '* feet character. Mirs Anna Russell, of Now York, one of the most co lmirable brunts ot our city, whose splendid figure, 1 do hands and small feet, challenge comparison, was cei rested as Morning She wore a white dress and large Rr' 11, studded with brilliaut gold stars This costume 'hi as very becoming to her generally admired com- hoi exion. t?u Mies Richardson, of Philadelphia for whom her in- f nuity, bweot smiles, rosy cheeks, blonde chevexix, ad- c" irably dressed a la Sevigne, lovely figure aud lively anm rs. won the title of the ' belle ingenue," at ' ewport, assumed the oncbanting character of I.e lis tu laJ'ollee. H?r dress was of while illusion, trimmed I ith white satin, the oori-age adorned with lilios of ni: 10 vailey, and sleeves looped up with the same bit >wers. She worosa perfect wreath of lilies and white ac iboroses in the hair, from which her ringlets fell 1 trelessly over a.beautiful throat and neok. One of de; le most simple rec here hi: s and sweetest costumes in tui re room, ' Herself the fairest flower." i ' Mrs. Rotch. of New Bedford, appeared as a Madri- of ue, iu a rich pink costume of satin, with black j ' ounces, adorned with flowers c'? Mia- l<6tch, her daughter, as a gipsey, a bewitch- i f ig young ludy?character well assumed. ''? Mies ( utheriue A Robinson persouated to pcrfec- tbi on. the character of a Sister of Charity. ' Miss (trace Sears, of Boston, attired in a plain white ; of au7.e drees and veil, was much admired; and her ! at relty sister, Mrs D'liauteviUo iu a very ricu toilette I co e but of white satin, with a black veil fastened with i it Dies, created great sensation I de Miss S' Uget, of St. Louis, fulfilled with great credit j so ler assumed character of Kortuue-teller. so Mrs. (iecrge HowlaDd Shaw, of Bo ton, as Rebecca, I n Rostini's opera of " Moses in Kgypt," with a blue ' ui ess. bordered with black velvet, and a turban on her * ft lead bad a tine appearance I m Miss T Stuart, of Newport, a fair young lady of Ihode Island, daughter of the famed Gilbert Stuart, fo bough not in costume, was much courted by the numerous admirers of her grace, wit, aud talent p, Mrs. Frank Shaw, of Boston, as Zuleca, were a I'urkieb dress as pretty as her fine person. K Mrs, Soger, of New Orlvans, a charming lady, wore very original costume of La Folie, a dross made of j lue, yellow, aud scarlet stripes, adorned with silver u aiuiature bells; at>ennet phrygien of the same desription ou her head c] Miss H Seger, her lovely sister, performed, to admiation. the part of Cupid, aud not with her arrows, o ut with her eyes, wounded many hearts w Miss Shaw, of Boston personated one af Walter cott'e beauties- Anne, of Gitrstein 0j Mrs Slade wore a rich ball-room dress?blue satin, rimmed with silver ornaments. ti Miss Simpson, of Pennsylvania, as a Bride. re Miss Sclietik, of New York, a fair lady, |>ersonated * lurora. in a dress of tultk couteuis /andantes, white, bt ink. anu blue. It was a lovely sight. cc Miss Sandford, of Alabama, was dressed as a Lady aa f Tragus : black long waieted spencer, trimmed with heriy color ; large sleeves, with laces, and skirt of at ilack satin, adorned with paillettes. trl Miss Cornelia Smith, or Charleston, S. C., was atired as a Greek Maid : blue silk skirt, maroon velvet lodice. embroidered with gold. sa: Milt Klizabeth Smith had also a very pretty white Iress. with bine and silver trimming of Miau illatnvi rtf MaeaaoKiiiiiiMc wao rlr > * *?(! in A. (*nH. unitt of Ptemontaiie. Madame deTrobriant, formerly Minn Jones, of New pr ork, made her entry in the ball room, d'tguiiCe, as ,ola Montes; a very rich and characteristic costume, y, .ink and rose, accurately copied from the well known inrtrait of the celebrated dantevsr who has for no long rj, . time captivated the old King of Bavaria. Her dress w if pink satin, trimmed with largef flounces, of black nalinee- ber head surmounted with the indispenaibie n, ilver comb and veil? the fan in her bands, etc.?the w] thole was quite becoming to the Spanish appearance if the wife ot the French Baron. p< Mrs. Tennant,of Philadelphia, appeared as Diana, at n a ravishing costume of lace, atarred and embroi- hi lered with gold over blue satin; skirt short; low cortage, hi lisplaying a very One bust, and an arm worthy to be a] be model of (Jarbellle's ohlsel She carried her gilded o< tow in the left hand, and a quiver of atrowa depended rom her shoulders; hair floating in careless ringlets, v< ucked up behind a little Phrygian cap, of crim on ci elvet. Her eyes were more dangerous than her ar- ?' ows. tl Mis George Thatcher, of Boston, appeared as Luna; tlack dress, white veil, studded with siars. g< Miss Thorndike, of Boston, was dressed as a Spanish b< rlanola? costume made of pink, silk, and black dentile, tl Miss Lydia B. Torrey, of Newport. Kbode Island, 0 rand daughter of the late Gov. Uh. Collins, wore a , K ery beautiful Turkish dress. | '* Miss Tabb, of New York, war dressed as a Scotch cl assif?very fine, and truly accurate. . w Miss Van Zandt. of New York, and sister to Mrs. arues. a noble looking young lady, whose fine figure 01 ind raven hair were much admired, wore an elegant |, ehite dress adorned with gold, and her head ?a< sur- f nouDted with a gold diadem, she danced most ele- >. [antly. ja Miss Van Zandt, of Newport, as a Scotch lassie, was w rery pretty o Mrs Coventry Waddel.of New York, a very ngacantr u >rauty made her appearance as the Belle of 1M8, in a nugnificent dress of roee colored satin, bordered with ci diver demi-train, bodioe low, trimmed with silver and I* lunches or surer flower*. sleerrs a la Qrtcque, looped * ip with diamonds. A beautiful hat of pink satin, idorned with white feathers, tipped with atlrer, looped j rith a diamond star Thi* elegant costume net off to advantage the truly English oompleaion of this charm- r ng lady, who looked even fairer and more blooming .ban ever. One of the moet elegant contumea, and the 0: ady hereelf preaented the most exquisite complexion w n the room The grain it btuuit near her Itpi. I* a rery great attraction to other lips. A Mies Anna White, of Charleston, as Titania, seemed 0 be the Queen of Flowers, so great wan the prolusion if Flora's presents on the whiteuees of her dro-s Miss Wtloex, of 8t. Louis, personated a rery be- * (itching Sprite She was much courted, and greatly e idmired Mrs Williams, of Philadelphia, appeared as a Lady ?' >f the Harem Her oostume was as richly remarkable is lor fascinating style of beauty. " Miss Pbnebe Wildes and her sister Kate, of Boston, >i he first cressed in a granite toilette, and the second as (< 1 Bride. * Miss K.lir.a Winchester, of Boston, appeared as the 11 Bohemian Otrl, and hrr sister F.mily. as Cinderella. [loth were beautifully attired *' Miss V ard. of Ueorgta. wore a Tyrolean dress. Mrs doling, wilt of lbs editor of the New Vork <1 /tlbinn, was enrobed in a rety chaste rose domino, the at olor of which was quite becoining to her complexion n OK8TLKMKN IN COSTUMK. ' Mr T. P. Albion, of t harleeton. 8 C., made a wery ^ line apfcaiance in the room, costumed as a Bohemian (| Mr. C S Arnold, as a Swiss Peasant , Mr. T. C. Aniory. of New Vork, supported the character of sn K.nghsh Knight His dress, composed of t siren and alitor, was tery rich ? Mr A A'dridgc. of Baltimore, was dressed in a an I i-ib 1 urkLh eostuuie, < f black material, triuiined with # f est let ,\.i () Aiid.rson, Of 10th street, New York Polka dues- rid Jacket, white tights atxl 1,1a S hoots, <i t? , I'J, Tills ai oilman wa> well die *<-d but, an , d^T. h s ilnneirg was too nilifh like that ot M . James . i hi BrsdMi. I 1 I lERi BER 2, 1848. Mr. Aldridge, of Biltlnom, wore a very berowin panieh dree*. Mr. O. Bailey, Newport, R. I., waa drenaed m Rafi Mo. Kreneh cavalier; drenn very hnndaome, eompoae f rich blue velvet, trimmed with white aatio an liver. Maentro Antonio Barili, of New Vork. by the per >natioo ot bin character, rendered the Monk < 10 order ot St Kranclaco, one ot the moattconaploaou l the room The nlow, meaaured tread waa in goo icpii)g for a friar Mr. W J. Barker, of Broadway, New Vork. appeare i the cbaraoter of Paul Pry Ilia coatnme waa perfec ad he enacted the oharacter in admirable atyli he umbrella waa not wanting. The frequeo itruaiona of inqulaitive Paul into converaationi rclea, with hia ever ready " Hope I don't Ic ude," made conalderable aport, and aided materiall i Keeping > xpirit ui um miuiuess in me room Major Bnloh. ot Providence, io the uniform of at fleer of the United States Marine*. Mr. A. Belmont. of New Vork, wore the rich unlfort r Consul (tenure! of Austria a rich red coat, em roidered with gold flowers and garlands, on the b' 'in. sleeves, everywhere; white cassimerc pants, super milrit's and very beautiful sword Mr James J Ilrady of Now Vork, as a Debardeur Mr. N Berry, of France, was dressed ai J-'ltu ''rfmotir : bull jacket, red velvet collar and cuffs, blac Ivct pants and blue satin vest. Mr. James N Brow neon. of Brooklyn.as a Brigand Drees very rich : royal purple eilk velvet. triuime< ithgold Mr Bowdoln, of Boston, as Oliver t ramwell? riol ack velvet, willi bull leather doublet, round hat? i irrect costume. Mr. Brond. of Albany, appeared as \ Spanish cava t of the last century. Mr. Bacon, of Connecticut, was dressed as a Spanisl nhleman, in a rich blue robe, trimmed with gold Mr. Beatty, of New Vork, was attired as a Tolls! UH'ir, a very beromiDg costume, the character ol hieh was very rich, and well sustained by its wearer Mr Breese, of New Vork, wore a splendid costume ol Spanish Cavalier, and was, during the whole evening, ry attentive to the fille de Serrrvlt. Master James Benuett was preNent as a Tyrolian asant. His dress was very pretty, and his fierce look ry tn rapport with the charaoter of a mountaineer Mr H. O. Chadwiok, of Charleston. S. C.,asaCava, er of the reign of Louis X111 Mr. L. Case, of Tennessee, represented a Polish Stall fflcer very creditably. Mr. O. W. Ciapp. of Boston, was dressed first as I'au y, which be atlerwards exchanged tor the'less ta ruing oue of a Debar diur. Dr Clendcunin, of Louisiana. appeared as a Reprt n'ant dii Ptvplr of the French Assembly. Black ess cost, black pants. black bat and scarf, a large i-color badge nud a cockade. Afler supper, Dr. C changed his republi can oostuiue for that of Doc illbazur of " La Favorite," and promenaded in eagnitt r a long timeauioug the ladies, who could not'-guess' bo the white and silent monk was. Mr. Conning, of Mobile, in the character of Doc csartle linzan- court diess of crimson velvet, slashit h white snd gold, velvet shorts, silk stockiugs. shoes ik .....i ..i??... Mr John Conning, of Philadelphia, in a Spanish cosinn. hull jacket and breeches, conical hat. Mr. Caldwell, ofNew Vork, personated a f'irato. Blue at, (tray pants trimmed with gold Mr. Clarke, of New York, the husband of fair Merdes, waa dressed as Kigaro Ills rioh costume of -cn^Wflvet, trimmed with gold, exactly conformed to it of Betieventano. the basso oantanta of our Opera use last year, aud wax very becoming to the ounning d smart appearance of this gentleman. M l.e (. omte de Dion, of l-'ranoe, was present in iron's disss accompanying his wife and oharmlng p-cbildn u '.lie McCartya. Vlr. Deacon, of Boston, wore the magnifloent oosme oi Ceasar Borgia ; it was very effective. Mr. J K. Iieiaplain. Jr , wore the costume of a Npa>h cavalier, of the time of < barles VI; it was of ick velvet, trimmed with red silk, and perfect for its curacy. Mr. It T. Durrett, of Kentucky, afforded a great al ot amusement by his personation of a Kensky hog driver. Mr. N S. K. Davis, of Providence, was dressed as one the Providence Pioneer fire Co. Mr W. Dihblee. New \ ork, was dressed as a Chinese wn. Mr Charles Duane, of New York, personated :arro, sustaining the character admirably during a whole evening Col Draper, ot New York, was attired in the oeatuine a Di-hardcur white powdered wig, braided in front, id thrown over the back, secured at the points, wording well with the light yellow and greenish jacket id trousers There were quite a number of Debarlurs in the room, hut none whose costume reflected much credit upon the taste of the selector, or told much for the grace of the wearer, as did thig one Col. Duncan, l>'nited States Army, appeared in the liform of his regiment, and flitted during the ball om Mrs l.e Vert to Mrs. J. O Bennett, who enjoyed ucli of his conversation and wit. lion A. Kuerten. Canada, was dressed in his uni rm of Aid-de-Cauip to the Governor General Mr L. Fisher, of Philadelphia. made a very fine ap nareiice as a Soldier of Croinwell. Hon George Folsom, of New York, appeared as a night of the < rose. Mr. Charles Guillemot, of New York, was beautifull; ressrd in a rich Greek costume, which wae muci otioed Mr. A. Gilbert, of Boeton, personated admirably thi mracter ol a French fop, of the time of tha Kmpire Mr. Antonio Ouiteraa, of Matanzas. as a Student o xford. His costume, a long black gown, and ha itb square top. gave him a very soientiflo appearance Mr. W. B Gould, of Cambridge. Mass., asCharles II ' Kngland. Mr. George Gibbs, of New York, wore the full cos imo of a Mexican Guerilla captain ; sombrero, witt d band and tahsels ; poncho richly embroidered, am. oven in colors, taken from a Mexican officer at th< ittle of Contreras ; pantaloons striped with red, an* >vered with buttons, blue jacket laced with gold sh and pistols Mr. Charles S. Gilmer, of Baltimore, was present tired as Kra Diavolo : rich green velvet, hearilj Immed with gold; black ringlets ; complete anc autiiul costume. Mr. M. T. Grafton, of Boston, as an Americar ilor. Mr. A. Gilmon. of Boston, appeared in the costume Charles II.. made up from the celebrated painting Vandyke ; blue velvet, trimmed with gold. Mr. Gilmer, or Baltimore, one of the managers, was esent In oitixen's dress Mr. Hutchinson, of South Carolina, in full regalia of neht Siren. Mr Huflman,of Baltimore, appeared as a Debardeur eh blue satin shirt, blaok velvet breeehes, trimmed itb silver, lull wig. Mr W. H. Hodman, of Baltimore, personated the aflsman of the Rhone, a' very peouiiar oostume, bich character was well personated Dr. Houston, late reporter to the U. S. Senate, aptared as Young Douglas ; his costume was complete ja worn witn great case. it was apparent that th? to of tbe Oiampian IIlll* had by no mein* forgol if gallantry. He had a fine bearing, and big genera [ipearance was eulogis<d by the spectators and hii impaninns of the ball Colonel Hunt, of Fourth avenue. New York, wore I cry becoming court dregg, of the present time, and ac.mpauled hie lady, who wag attired in a eery costly nd ttchereke toilette dt bal, and big pretty daughter, le sweet Sylphide, Mr 8. K. Head. ofy Boston, wag attired as an English rntleman of tire old school ; dress composed of shad Billed coat. Test, and knee breeches of tlgured velvet. Mr W II Jones, of New Yorjt, wore the same oosiime he had at the fancy ball of the Aitor Place ipera House, a? uniform of liarAet Blanche!. o( ing Louis AVI. The costume was very rlob, and s wearei filled, in a proud and bombastic style, his liaracterol a Guide around the Uepubltque /"rancaitt bicb he seenit d to fat alike with his looks. N.r James, ot NVw Yerk, one of the most consplou un dancers of Newport, where his talent acquired im the appropriate cognomen of Hiididi, one of th? e <t pclkturt of Paris, appeared as a /'aytan Breton. I cry elegant and accurate costume, consisting of teket ot blue cloth, trimmed with red, and adorned ith innumerable ivory buttons, white large guebrei. r pants gaiters of the tame material of thecoat, and rimmed in the same style This costume was perfect Mr Howard James, of Albany, uncle of the pre rdlng Mr J., a very rich young man. whose urbanity i proverbial, wore a very elegant dress of a Dehardeur bite merinos, tastefully trimmed with blue Mr O. F. Jackson. f New York, appeared in the.full ress of a Jewish High Priest Mr. Kobert Jarvls of New York, as a French arant i?ir. jnnnson or tsoiumore, oppeorea iniuu omuyn f th? Ngn of Louis XV. : grata drum, ombrolilirtl ith silver Mr Wilmol Johnson, of Baltimore, as ths Austrias , inborn-* our j blur coot trimmed with silver. Mr Stevens !.-? , of Baltimore, personated the I'irots hlef of the IodIou islands Hlit costume won oopltol nd be ruriomcd hi t cboroctrr toward* the ladle* la l cry pirotlrol manner. extorting from them smiles one xpreei-lons of record. Mr Woodbury l.ongdon, on* of the managers, oftei ftvicg displayed oil liii talent In the arrangement* o he bell room ir<>ni wbiob, for eome private reasons h ?d prohibited (be ptuk color, made hlsrnfrle. attirei u a Couit dress ot the time of Louis XVI ; his cos unit- Consisted of a rich biue silk velvet ooat, trim me itb eblte eatln. n rich watetci at of the same mats 1*1. Ndornrd with gold; trowser* of velvet, white sil lockings. shots with bouilet. brtlaquft, jmhnis. man hrUtt. I ImpKiH dr trai. he The coetume Wax ver. icb and belirr appreciated than his orders, given t lie Siejt rniarkuhe, aben he leltthe Jauoing floor, t lop their niclotllous sounds Several youjg gentle ien who a isbed to enjoy Ipn toil *>ri- niurh dlxap ointt d and expressed their disapprobating Mr. I ugrne l.atigdon, of New York,younger brotbe rt Mr W. L , note a very pretty dfiotrfeur r f a while linen rasloiir short pouts trimmed will i d ribbons Mr Lee rf New Ytsrk wss attired In a red Jacket rinvn.ed with blurk; pantsol the same material, aril isrorttd i rrmuieut. Mr. I K I ovt, of Concord, N. H .as ? ( ' rinti IVi/Yiyvr a*> pood ,\ r i.iviUK/lei.. difta'd'ur. Mr P iii j i. it ,N< a Y< tk ?ss costumed at Lord I.ii rell llfhl Win- slti*t trimmed ?i'b silver, heauMf pl.t b' i*r cli uk. ell b silver ornaments, blu- bat so ptuir*. Mr. Me#?er, of Ntw V oi k, the happy Lusbaud of th i Jj D. TWO CENTS. { beautiful Mp? M . wor?>the ro.tinr.- of Henry the Vllf ? flesh-colored tights coat nf garnet velvet ninbrolderi ed with gold and flashed with whit* satin, mantle of d garnet velvet, braided with gold and trimmed with erd mine; bat with feather and looped at the aide with jewels; a very rich costume and a oharaeter well eus tained by Ife wearer >f E. 8 Meseer, N. V.. richjdreeh drees;"s?cond drees a is Pierrot d Mr J W Mlddleton, of Charleston, a well known iitiemaII of New York, was dressed as Conrad, the d Pallcare Corsair a rich dressof the Athenlanian shores, t. which was as rich and accurate as that of his beautiful i. lady it M. Plerro McCarty, sonnfMadam De Dion, was pret tl tily attired in a fancy dress of a sailor. i. Mr John W Myrtck, tiuorgia, as bafltte, tha Pirate v of the Gulf a verv Meli Mr K n Metcalfe. of Kentucky, as a brigand i Mr. P. MiddJeton, at ( harlestou, appeared aj ajoo* | key ? gocd costume, n > Air John Mllot, of New York, personated the charl acter of Shyloek Ila looked the character; and i- enacted the part wall b Mr. K. D Moala, of Baltimore, wax draaaed aa a mambar of the Montmercy family In the time of Louis XV Dr Mareey, of N . Y ork, *?a dreaaed In a black velvet ) tunic, black nilk tights and blue ailk acarf k Mr. J B Munson, of Cincinnati, as a Turkish > Pacha. I Mr. Matthewa, of Boston. aa Don Ca>ear da Bazan t | M. W. Matthews, hi* twin brother, appeared in the I character of Itichard III. 1 Mr Bowen Muran of Prnvidonce, wore the aoatum t of a Pacha. <f trots queues. Very rich. Mr. Kdward Matthewa, of New Orleans, as a Caati lian nobleman : purple silk velvet, trimmed with silver Mr. Robert Messenger, of New York whose urbanit > haa no equal, was elegantly dressed as a Polish Da bardeur, a rich black velvet jacket, trimmed wit 1 sense* polooaifrs.sllk scarf and large trousers; aver ' | becoming coetumo. ' Mr. Daniel Messenger, hia brother, wore the pie ' turesque attire of an Kgyptian BourriquJer, stripe 1 > ehlrt, blue pants, with numerous buttons Mr. John Morris, of Baltimore, as Diok Feed, th American Sailor, from Cooper's novels Mr Tom Morris, of Baltimore, enrobed himself! i the large dn-ss of a Hermit. '"Anil Tom, the Hermit, sighed 'Till vrooiso smiled." 1 Mr. Moulton, of New York, wore a very elegant oO?tume, the description of which we have unfortunately I lost. Mr F-. K. North, of Chambers street, New York, was robed as a Friar of Mount St. Bernard Mr E. S. Napier, Macon, (la , as Charles II. I Mr. Northern, of Newport, was dressed In the cha, rat ter of Kobinson Crusoe Mr Nichols, of Savanuah appeared in the room te | the costume ol' a Spanish Grandee; the material of , the dress was white cloth, elaborately trimmed with > gold, which presented a beautiful appearanoe when udieting back the thousand lights. t Mr. Outrey, ilivt consul, of the French consulate of France In New York, an amiable gentleman, very en faveur an freurs des belles, was attired in a white merino iIvbardeur, trimmed with pink ribbons. Mr J Gils, of New York, appeared as Gills, a French down fits dress was composed of blue and white materials. Character well sustained. Mr. A. H Otis, of Boston, as the Barber of Seville. Mr. Ggston, of Baltimore, represented a sailor of the American Navy, In character. Mr. Tarker, o Boston, as John llancook, was a most perfect representation of that patriot ills dress, as well as his face, made many think that the celebrated republican bad left his grave, in order to attend at the fancy ball at Newport. Mr. Kdmund Post, of New York, supported the character of the hero ofthe French vaudeville of "he Co^e do k c? " Mr B. Perlcy I'oore, of Massachusetts, as a Greek palicsre Mr. J. B. Parker, of New Vork, personated an Indian chief He wore a liuc costume, made principally of buckskin, and bad about his person a number of Indian curiosities. This dress, with its accompanying ornaments, made one of the features of the grand tableau. Mr. Itice, of Alabama, had one of the rarest and most unique dresfus In the room. He was a Soaooa chief. His hunting shirt was thickly embroidered with porcupine quills, and the moose deer hair. Leggings, moccasius, and every article pertaining to the character. Mr. Robinson, of Boston, as a Frenoh boatman, was dressed in blue trousers, and a pink shirt, striped with crimson. It was a very pretty costume, and, although unpretending, attracted consider ible notice. Mr Palmer, as a French paillaete?white muslin, striped with red Very good Mr. Geo. Rieves, Kng. was correctly costumed as a Cbeveau Leger de la Reine, time of Louis XV, rich red dress, trimmed with gold Mr A.U. Hice, of South Coroilna, appeared first as I Benedick ; atierwards as a French lop. Mr. A. J. Robert, of South Carolina, as Pizarro. I Dr. Rirers. of Providence, caused a great deal of i merriment by his personation of Solomon Swop, and ! bis tunny inquiries as to the whereabouts of his gal. I Mr. B. 11. Revoil, of Frauce, appeared in the costume ol Maianiello, the republican fisherman of Naples t His costume was much admired for its oorreotness, being the true dress for the role'used by M. Durf Laboide, the celebrated French singer. It consisted 1 of silk fit-sh color tights, red striped trunks, very short . blue striped shirt, a bonnet nkry<t>n, silver eart rings, Roman Catholic tcapulaire, and real cloak of the fisherman of Amalti. i bis costume was changed f during the evening tor that of the " Spirit of the Press t Personified." M. R.'s costume was quite original . I Ills Deau wif suriiiouuieu will] a nai uiaue ui paper, I ornamented with steamboats, cars of railways, express I horses. a Hash of lightning, and the wire of tbe mag. i uetic telegraph Hih lace covered with tho word* :? I ! ' Kit e Press"?Journal, Hazctte, llrview, Whig, Demo 1 crai; his colter niacin of tho N'w York llrrald and l 'I he Sun, bin neckerchief of a copy of our newspaper 1 printed on calico. Ills drees coat, the tail of whioh ; reached bis heels was covered with the title* of newspaper* of all countries, and of all languages, at bit , houlnumrit upon the Courrirr let Klat* Unit. Mr. R r wore u large scarlet ribbon, and from the pocket of hi* I coat a large posting bill of the Extra Herald, wai hanging and waving Hi* waistcoat and sbirt bosom I were roveied Willi theatre bills, bis pants were formed of magazine covers; bis blue stockings were chauiaei i 11.to paper shoes, upon which titles of newspapers bad fouid their place ; and, to finish this description,* large pair of editorial scissors held the plaoe of his time dispenser. When this odd costume made Its ap- , | pearsnoe in the room, It attraoted the attention of the whole assembly, and it was in vain that the attempt was made to get up a quadrille, until the curiosity of the con pany was gratified. Mr Hobiuson, of BostoD, made a good appearance a* a 1-tench boatman, in a dress composed of blue trousers, pink shlit, striped witt. crimson , Mr Ruggles, of I!nion Plane, New York, appeared la a very handsome Neapolitan costume of moreen and blue , Lieutenant Renshaw. of United States Navy, in bis i uniform. I Mr Charles Russell, of Boston, wore a very rich I Chinese dress. This costume was composed of splendid i scarlet satin, richly embroidered with figure* of dragons, ohinese hieroglyphics, beautifully shaded and rsk lieved, so as to prouuoe the best possible effect Tho dross was that of a mandirin. and did not fail, where> ever it appeared, to produce due effect. Accompanying ?.? ?ta* In lh<i siiiitiinm Mr H vnm *. MDliindid cap sou qurue? the cap adorned with an agate button add peacock'* tail. Hia feet and left* were encased la real Cbtnere *boe* and blaek ratia leggings?tba complete coatume being one of a lot of Chineee dreaaoa, lately Imported by J. U. Taylor, the New V'ork coatamer ' Mr It Ntoveni, of Boeton, appeared aa a Knight Templar of Jeruealem, of the rod oroaa order Mr T C. Slater, of Webater, Mua , *aa ooaturaed , a* (.'a*par Krietchutk. Mr. S S Kulltvan a* a Krench eiqui*ite Mr. G. H. Sharp, of Yale College, aa Don C*<ar de i Bazan , Mr Paul Shirley, of Tenneanee, In hla uniform of paaaed midebipuian of ntcamer La lirue Mr Symington, of N Y., aa the Judge in ' La MayaI dere " Mr G A Simmon* appeared la the elegant coatume I of the Karl ? f Itoehecter. Mr Sclienck. of N Y , waa attired In the dreaa of a Neapolitan boatman. ' Mr J ante* Sagrr, of N Y., aaaumed a Greek ooatnme ?abandaome dree* of orlmaon, atlk relent fly, urimmed ' I with gold and white, crimaon aatm jacket, white , ?hirt Mr. Sergeant, of N. Y , in the coatuuir of a drierI drur Mr Karwat. of N (> . aa Don Kelt I . dree*. purple , velvet, trimmed with gold ' " " I Mr bandrra, of Mobkia, aa Charle* II. A rod velvet cloak over tiki ilubid doublet. cop and piiuna. ! Mr Kagiaon on I'aul Try No 3. The obararter vary well auatalaed. , Mr. Sullivan, of lloatoa, made hi* <Okul in a rich, old-lathionen eouit dte*? of the time of (Jeorge If., [ richly embroidered with *ilk. [ Mr J.J shei nun. of >ew Vork, dHaideur pre vailing eolor crim*on I Mr Vt alter I' Siiliuian, of Troy, a* a Mexican Ranf chero, wan very ooo?picuou*. ? Mr II T lurkeinian. the poet, from N. V., wore j Ihe uniform of an ithcer In the l> S A. i. Mr <;u*tai u* Va*a Smith, curoamed by hie friend* d "Count,'' from In* arieloeratle aud dialiuguintiad ap i- r? Hr?in e, wore t he niapnihrool ureea or Romeo. wnirk k lia* pat nod him *uch a reputation already at Cape May; and in the rour>e of the evening proved to bit y admiring Irtend* that In* repreeeuta ion of lha uhao muter a a- not eoirhned to tun dreea alone, fur. wbila o n i the a ueata were aoatod nt aupper, he appeared upon . I the balcony, and did aevcial i re we* of the tr.ig><ly, . I w lib iM-li Hi rt, that boqaet* troui all parta of the room ?l IP r-hoWl I ? <1 UpOl? IIIBI. I IIIP Kt'UlM u u .-. j r yN'ii'd " K'i'ii' rppulatn-n by hi-phootmn both harp I iti ij at f apt- May ?tnl bear* tpptimouml* whioh would i | ii.te U at lip ip not only tin* ntrat??t phot In thW lOuiitry. but that, bnndfoltlt-d. hp la far auporior to any i lp ? ho ha-a? yot mat' hi d lnm-t-ll a^ninat hiqa. 1 Sir Hclit tt. of Philadelphia, ?"i? th? coatama of a Kit in h 'lii hif dmr irotirt rp of light blur r?lTrt,w(tn r nbtlp tpltrt atlipp, trimmed with ?il??r brill, anil p'lur b-II Itlli in; Jrekrt of b'up ?n<l whit* Valval, hii-IUiU niihatlrer and trlmmpd with a r-?f?i.'ion of i- p.har Ipll htittoD*, phlrt < f Cambria, art, - i with Ucp, il iit'l ( ;i>pt and |iii?fc i?,h. Iinged will, ,.*er; whitp J > m trln in-a with pink nbbju- aurni u iird vn ona an.i l.y a r- H?b Httlpfcat Irnfi 4 with rioboa* and aril lihouU Uuweia. 'lh? tanta auil couipUteuaaa of ihia

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