The Students' Chtistian Association 3ad a three days' oelebration iu honor of its 40th annniversary, Friday, Saturday and Snnday last. Tbe eveut began with a big reoeption at Newberry hall on Friday evening given by the board of truBtees to the general public and hundreds responded to the invitationssent out and were present between the bours of 8 and 11. On Saturday evening the anniversary exercises proper were held, also in Newberry hall, and a large nutnber of the friends of the assooiation fiom all parts of the state were present. The two prinoipal addresses of the evening were a "Historica! Address" by Prof. M. L. D'Ooge, the president of the board of trustees and "The Association Today" by J. K. Marden, a former president of tbe assooiation. Remarks and reminiscences were also given by Prof. A. O. Angelí, of Detroit; Prof. Delos Fall, of Albion; Rev. A. B. Storms, of Detroit; Prof. F. A. Barbour, of Ypsilannti ; Clark H. Gleason, of Grand Rapids; Dr. Edward Buckley, of Chioago, and J. T. Rieman, of Monroe. Tbe addresses were followed by an informal receptiion. On Sunday evening University hall was crowded with people anxions to hear Rev. J. H. Bariows, D. D., of Chioago, preach the anniversary seitnon. He spoke for over an honr and gave many of bis experiences while leotnring reoently in India, Ceylon, China and Japan, holdiug the close attention of the andience from first to last.