Thayer's return. Report of self-experiment on nerve response of hand at different temperatures and enclosing myograph prints showing slowing of nerve response as a result. Intention to publish results and significance of results re:Piper/Buchanan. New paper by Forbes and Greg. String galvanometer experiments on ether and afferent impusles v's 'dubious histological observations' of Crile re: shock, and description of these (with diagram). Interest of surgeons in results. Sherrington's work as a 'day labourer' and Forbes's desire to 'find something to do for the Allies'. His study of Wireless.