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100 YEARS AGO TO­DAY

Jan. 14, 1919: Wil­liam A. Scott and Wil­liam St. Clair, two of the Ne­gros charged with tak­ing part in the rob­bery of the Army Bank at Greene Park, last Tues­day, pleaded guilty in Judge John D. Fletcher’s de­part­ment of the su­pe­rior court and were sen­tenced to from 10 to 20 years in the state pen­i­ten­tiary. Pros­e­cut­ing At­tor­ney Askren rep­re­sented the state. He­len T. Reynolds, col­ored, who was dressed in men’s clothes and is al­leged to have aided Scott and St. Clair in the rob­bery, through her at­tor­ney, Ge­orge M. Thomp­son, asked for an­other day in which to plead.

50 YEARS AGO TO­DAY

Jan. 14, 1969: A Scan­di­na­vian Air­lines jet splashed into the rain­swept Pa­cific Ocean while at­tempt­ing a land­ing at the Los An­ge­les In­ter­na­tional Air­port Mon­day night — and floated. Of the 45 aboard, there were 30 known sur­vivors and 4 known dead. SAS listed 9 of the re­main­ing 11 as miss­ing, the oth­ers are un­ac­counted for. As dawn broke over the Pa­cific, wreck­age of the big DC8 still was float­ing — al­most 12 hours af­ter it came down into two-foot swells eight miles off shore.

25 YEARS AGO TO­DAY

Jan. 14, 1994: Fig­ure skater Tonya Hard­ing’s body­guard and an­other man were ar­rested Thurs­day and charged with con­spir­acy in the at­tack on Olympic ri­val Nancy Ker­ri­gan. More ar­rests are ex­pected, one of­fi­cial said. The body­guard, Shawn Eric Eckardt, 26, and Der­rick Brian Smith, 29, were ar­rested in Port­land, said Michael Schrunk, Mult­nomah County dis­trict at­tor­ney. Eckardt told au­thor­i­ties Hard­ing’s ex­hus­band asked him to ar­range the at­tack, The Ore­go­nian re­ported Thurs­day, cit­ing uniden­ti­fied law en­force­ment sources.

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