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with figures, of a very interesting novelty, viz, a new genus and species of blind Cave Salamander from Missouri, the only true Salamander known ^[[x]] in which the eyes are not functional. The paper was submitted for publication January 25  ^[[(went to GPO Jan 27)]] with the urgent request that it be published without delay in order to secure priority for the discovery, but so far no proofs have been received. 

He also continued his work on the report upon the herpetological collections brought home by the Death Valley Expedition.

During the month, about 950
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