Picnic and Festival. -A picnic and ice creara festival for the beuelit of the Decoration Society will be held on the afternoon of Thursday, Sept. 16th, on the grounds of Eli Moore, 5th ward. Dinner free. I'rotita will depend upon the sale of ice creara, lemonade, coufections, &o. The looation is on a hill of easy accesB, and affords a charuing view of the surrouuding country. Come, ladies and gentlemen, let there be a large and appreciative gathering. The grounds are ampie and in tine condition for croquet and other games. Dou't forget the day, and please oonsider this a gooc cause aud a cordial iuvitation to all who woul participate in the eujaymeots of the occasiui Uring well lilled baskets for the table. BY (jEDKll OF THE UOMMITTEK.