Tho New Year's reception was one of the ruost eujoyable affairs ever held at the Y. W. O. A. rooms. In spite of the rain the rooms were well filled with a congenial company, The piano and violin duets at 5 o'clook well repaid those who had been waiting for an hour simply to hoar them. Mis3 Sperry's solo was well received as was the hymo suug by Messrs. Dowler, Goodwin, Ainswortb and Edwards. The latter oalled forth an enthusiastio encoré, to which the gentlemen responded with a song. Frgddie Daly never sang better in his life than that evening and "Sweetheart" and "Wait, Mr. Postman," held everyone charmed till the last note died away. A pleasant feature of the close of the evening was that everyone gathered about the piano and sang for a half hoor before bidding the cosy rooms good Digbt, and carryiug out into the raiu pleasant memories of the seoond New Year's Day of the Y M. C. A. All the classes resumed work this week.