Argus (Newspaper) - April 11, 1970, Fremont, California
Prisoner guard duty A Viet Cong suspect with his arms tied behind him is watched over by Cambodian soldiers yesterday. Cambodian troops massacred at least 90 Vietnamese refugees late last Thursday when the Viet Cong attacked in an apparent attempt to liberate" the civilians. The civil- ians were shot to death with, ma- chinegun and automatic rifle .fire by Cambodian soldiers guarding the refugee camp near Prasaut in the so-called "parrot's beak" re- gion of Cambodia ffiat juts "into South Vietnam. After Carswell, who? Unconfirmed reports from Wash- ington say that U.S. Circuit Court Judge Harry A. Blackman, 61, of Rochester, Minn., top, is being con- sidered for nomination to the U.S. Supreme Court. An FBI official in Minneapolis says all I've been told and all I can tell you is that he is under consideration for a White House appointment." Judge Black- man has been a member of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the. 8th Judi- cial Circuit, which covers seven Midwestern states from Minnesota and the Dakotas to Arkansas, since 1959. At the same time, it was re- ported that President Nixon is con- sidering a federal judge from Maine, 'bottom, Judge Edward T. Gignaoux, 53, a U.S. District Court judge in Maine, according to the Washington Star. A whale of a water tank Orky, a killer whale comes up out of the water, top photograph, and gives a squeal of delight to let visitors know that he and his two companion-killer whales, Patchy and Corky, approve of their new quarters. The three killer whales, weighing a total of pounds, were moved into a new four story deep tank with 188 windows that will afford a bet- ter view for visitors at Marineland of the Pa- cific in Palos Verdes, Calif. In the bottom pho- tograph, the three whales bunch up and take a o'.ca; look at their new home. They were trans- ferred to the tank, which holds gallons of sea water, with the help of a special sling and a crane. pfi Dangerous train derailment Thirty-eight oars of :in TWnoi.s Central freight train derailed in New Athens. touching off an explosion and fire that destroyed the depot and at least one home. The town of about people was evacuated except for civil defense wort- is and police because officials feared an- explosion might rip through tank cars that catried "highly flammable liquid." There were no reports of injuries.