--On Wednesday evening several representatives of the press of New Orleans, Charleston
, and Richmond
, formed a very pleasant party in the new dining room of the Ballard House
, and enjoyed with a lively appreciation the hospitalities of the Messrs.
. The honors of the table were performed by Mr. Oliver Sims
The wines, of course, were well spiced with wit, and everything, passed off in the most delightful way imaginable.