Science: Lost Tribe?

Skepticism greeted a tale of Tibet brought to London last week by one Jill Cossley-Blatt, Englishwoman, and a Dr. Irvine Baird, Canadian. But the pair claimed that they had proof of a tribe who live in a cranny of the Himalayas and "are white and appear to belong to the earliest civilization. We were able to identify this race of people by their writings. Their hieroglyphics are the same as those of the old Chaldeans. It is possible that some 2,000 or more years B. c. they moved away from their home in Mesopotamia...

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