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The San Francisco Examiner from San Francisco, California • Page 16

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"highly gifted students" the Dr. Conant Urges 'Tougher' High School Courses top three to five per cent- 1 6 See. w.j 7, i9s cccc U.S. Admits Germ deserve special attention. In schools where the group ture and composition), at Dr.

James B. Conant, presl several ways of toughening guage "is like drilling for oil and stopping just before the least one year of mathematics is large enough to warrant special classes, he suggested dent emeritus of Harvard the high school curriculum. Many of these recommend' and one year of science. oil is reached." STUDY OF courses in the 12th grade that are equivalent to college University and former ambassador to West Germany, came here yesterday with a TALENTED' GROUP. For the "academically tal WarfareWeapo ed changes are already in effect in San FrSnclsco high ns freshman courses.

Doctor Conant said that courses must be examined school to finance the operation of a car and when when he devotes his evenings to using the car, "These problems are ones for parents to resolve, but the school as well as the students pay the price when they are ignored." Doctor Conant said the ented" the top .15 or 20 per Todav "Doctor Conant will schools, said Dr. Edward Red carefully before they are cent of students he suggest do-it-yourself kit for improving California's high schools. The educator urged private termed "frills" and discarded confer with a State legislative committee and its citizens' ad ford, assistant superintendent in charge of the city's high ed four years of English, three years of social studies, The Government admitted here yesterday that America had the capability of waging germ warfare in Korea but denied any bacteriological weapons ever! visory commission in Sacra He said that art and music courses "are definitely not frills" and said he would not four years of mathematics, mento. 1 scnoois. Doctor Conant's recommen citizens to.

take an increasing interest in their children's education and added that three years of science and four years of one foreign left home soil. want to argue against driver The statement came from education courses. tiations and of a supposed American high schools can Assistant United States Attor But he added that he Is dations are the results of a two year study, sponsored by the Carnegie Corporation, that he has been making of high schools in a number of bombing attempt on a Korean- Students taking this pro jiey James B. Schnake in an "heartily opposed to courses gram would have 15 to 20 Chinese peace delegation be made satisfactory without any radical changes In basic pattern." 'attempt to block a San Fran designed lust to keep a stu hours of homework a week. hostel.

Schnake said the dropping dent busy in school hours or cisco couple, from looking at Many San Francisco stores arc open one or more evenings during the wee For exact hours see the individual store a ver i erne in The Examiner; States. He strongly urged high to develop a recreational top secret Government docu of the charge is all part of the Government's program of skill." ments which the couple say are vital to their defense MANY IN EFFECT. In a speech to the California Education Study Council at the Fairmont Hotel and in schools to offer four years of foreign languages so that stu For all high school stu "I believe that bright students should spend this much on homework," he said. "But this schedule becomes impossible when, for example, a youngster feels he must work after narrowing the trial issues. dents can master a new dents, he recommended a curriculum including four years against sedition charges.

TRIAL JAN. 26. a press conference at the air tongue, adding that taking two years of a foreign lan "By no means," he added, "do we concede the statements have a shred of truth fa them." of English (including litera port, Doctor Conant outlined The San Francisco couple are John W. Powell and his This is the second time the wife, Sylvia, who are sched uled for trial on Jan. 26 for Government has dismissed a charge in the original 13 "I count indictment Last Sept allegedly publishing false germ warfare charges in their now defunct Shanghai news 12 it dropped allegations the Powells had made false and magazine.

Julian Schuman of, garbled reports of Gen. Omar New York City, a former edi Bradley's testimony before the Senate Armed Services torial assistant of the Powells, has been indicted on identical charges and is scheduled for Committee during the Korean NOW-on Western Airlines War. As it now stands, the indict trial on the same date. Schnake said in an affidavit aimed at quashing numerous subpoenas issued by the Pow ment accuses the Powells only of making false statements about germ warfare, Ameri ells attorneys for secret con gressional and Defense De can battle casualties, and statements aimed at sabotag ing our troop recruiting program. The entire issue of.

quash ing the subpoenas will be I I II II I I i i 1 1 JV aired before Chief Federa: Judge Louis E. Goodman next i Friday. 2 Socialists Quit deGauHe partment reports: "The Government will stipulate, or if such stipulation be refused, offer competent evidence establishing that during the period from Jan. 1, 1949, through July 27, 1953, the United States Army had a capability to wage both chemical and biological warfare offensively and defensively, and that the bacteriological warfare capability was based upon resources available and retained only within the continental United States. "Responsible officials in the Department of Defense have determined the revelations of detailed records on this subject would be highly detrimental to the national Schnake added.

CHEMICAL WEAPONS. Although the Powells did not accuse the United States of waging chemical Schnake's 'affidavit admitted chemical weapons had been PARIS? Jan. 6. (UPD A JAM -J Zl Premier Charles De Gaulle disclosed tonight that two Socialist members of his cabi net, including party chief Guy Mollet, had resigned in protest against his severe new austerity program. Shortly afterward, 1,000 workers staged a Paris street demonstration against De Gaulle austerity, which was quickly broken up by police.

This was first street demon strations in France since De Gaulle announced his "Truth shipped to the Far East but and Severity" economic pol added they were in limited, numbers and only for troop icy which meant higher prices but no wage increases for most Frenchmen. training exercises. In attempting to quash the subpoenas, the Government Just a few hours before, De Gaulle's office announced also whittled away another charge it made originally in the 33 month old case. the resignations Mollet, minister of state in the De Gaulle Government, and Eugene Thomas, veteran So Xfichnake served notice he will drop a complete count accusing the Powells of falsely cialist Minister of Posts and Telegraphs, reporting United States at A brief communique said tempts at stalling peace nego the Socialists turned in their resignations Dec. 27 the date TRADITIONAL JAZZ TURK MURPHY the franc devaluation and austerity measures were announced "because they were unable to give their assent to the budget adopted by the MS BAUD Government." Trapped on Mountain KANAZAWA (Japan), Jan.

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