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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - October 24, 1973, Lethbridge, Alberta Octobtr 24, 1973-THE LETHBRIDGE HERALD-41 Thousands in camp face grim future DACCA (Reuter) A squalid camp on the outskirts of Dacca is a grim reminder that tens of thousands of peo- ple are in danger of becoming permanent refugees, entirely dependent on international charity to remain alive. They are people unwanted by any country They want to go to Pakistan but Pakistan is reluctant to accept them. Bangladesh says that as they have chosen Pakistan it is there they must go Often termed Biharis be- cause many of them origi- nally came from the Indian state of Bihar, they are main- ly Ardu-speaking and therefore in a minority in Bangladesh Their troubles began when many of them sid- ed with Pakistan during the 1971 civil war which ended with the creation of Bangladesh out of what was formerly East Pakistan December, 1971, they have been cooped up in ghet- tos in various parts of the country There is no reliable estimate of their numbers but there are perhaps Bi- haris in Bangladesh qladesh 'government says Sees no impeachment Mrs. Julie Nixon Eisenhower said in Atlantic City she doubts her father President Nixon will be impeached because "I don't think the firing of Archibald Cox was a high crime or misdemeanor" She likened her father's action to President Harry Truman's firing Gen. Douglas McArthur during the Korean War. World's deepest cave sought PORT MORESBY (Reuter) Scientists and adventurers from five countries have join- ed forces in an unexplored area of Papua-New Guinea's highlands in the hope of find- ing the world's deepest cave They will explore a site call- ed the MuIIer Range, known to contain limestone more than feet deep The deepest known cave is the 4.399-foot-deep Gouffre de la Pierre St Martin in the Basses-Pyrenees on the Franco-Spanish border The leader of the Papua- New Guinea expedition, Dr Julia James, hopes that the Muller Range will have caves more than feet deep "Aerial photographs show plenty of sink-holes at the she said The project was organized by a Papua-New Guinea cave exploration group in con- junction with similar groups from Australia, New Zealand, Singapore and Britain. Before setting out from Port Moresby for the Muller Range. Dr James looked at aerial photographs of the pro- posed route and said "Diffi- cult to bloody impossible The 25 scientists and cave explorers, including six women, will have to hack their way through bush and tropical rain forest to reach the limestone area near the Lavani Valley Most of the trek will be across steep gradients to feet above sea level SELDOM ENTER AREA Government patrol officers have rarely penetrated the area, which they say is the home of nomadic Bugaio tri- besmen who have never been in contact with white men Australian Kevan Wilde or- ganized preliminary recon- naissance flights over the La- vani Valley to take photo- graphs and select possible camp sites He said the cost of the expedition would be more than part of which would be provided by com- mercial and caving interests The main group joined Wilde s party at Tan, in the southern highlands, from where they travelled by trac- tor and trailers to Kelabo Mis- sion Station "We hope to spend two to three months in the caves carrying out research in such fields as anthropology, geology, geomorphology, hy- drology, palaeontology, spe- leogenesis and branches of Wilde said The expedition has been ar- ranged to coincide with the southern highlands dry sea- son, when only about 10 inches of ram falls each month Columnist'; notebook By Hal Boyle NEW YORK (AP) Remarks an office manager gets tired of hearing "The less real authority a man has, the more it goes to his head "The only day Pete gets to work on time is Monday, so he can report half the office is late "He was a promising office boy 40 years ago who manag- ed to work his way to the bot- tom "If he kept his brain as busy as he does his hands when he is near one of the girls, he'd have been president of the firm a long time ago Pete, will you write me out requisition for a new pencil? I've had this one for two years and it's beginning to show a little wear and tear "Well, after 40 years here, Pete, do you still have much hope of being made a junior "One of his duties is to give intelligence tests to new applicants But somebody in the personnel department has to grade the papers, because Pete himself can't understand the questions "The big moment of Pete's year is when the boss drops by the office Christmas party, and Pete gets to yell out, 'All right, kids, how about three cheers and a tiger for the fine fellow who pays the bills and let's make them real loud and clear'1 "He's a terror in the office, but I hear that at home his wife makes him serve her breakfast in bed and do all the dishes "By ordering smaller paper towels for the office washrooms, Pete has saved enough money since January to buy the executive vice- president a dozen boxes of golf balls "The only real reason the big shots keep Pete around is so that he can tell them what the rest of the staff is saying about them behind their backs "Pete's troubles began when he started taking a cor- respondence school course in how to be an executive and ran out of stamps after the first lesson." "He used to think he was the office wolf but now he is all paws, no claws." "The only unofficial holiday in this salt mine is Pete's birthday. All the girls phone in sick then so they won't have to give him a kiss on the cheek." "If you use more than 15 paper clips a month, Pete will want ;