How would an English bride care to fast on her wedding day until after the sacred ceremony, and this after endnring the hardships of a farewell party given the day before? Yet this is what a Russian girl is supposed to do. As the marriage, to be fashionable, shonld not occur uutil evening, it may easily be imagined in what an exhausted state she is to commence her new period of life. Besides bridesmaids there are bridestnen, these latter being obliged to present the bridesmaids with sweetmeats. A personage follows the processiou bearing an elegantly mounted pioture of Christ in gold and silver, which is stationed agaiiist the altar. The bridesmaids do uot all dress alike, and their number is unliruited. - London Answers.