100 Years Ago

From the East Oregonian

May 30, 1919

Charged with blackmail, Carrie Hill, 34, of Portland was arrested Wednesday afternoon by Inspectors Snow and Tackaberry on a warrant sworn out by A.L. Demaris of Milton. Mr. Demaris alleges that he was visiting Miss Hall when an unknown man entered the room and, drawing a gun on him, threatened to kill him. The woman objected to violence, he says, and suggested he pay them to keep quiet. He claims he paid the stranger $500 and promised to give the woman $5000. Police authorities are searching for the woman’s accomplice.

50 Years Ago

From the East Oregonian

May 30, 1969

Pendleton city police were searching today for a con artist, who Wednesday obtained $3,800 from a Pendleton woman. Similar situations have occurred within the last few days at Ogden, Utah, Pocatello and Boise, Idaho. The victim has always been a woman. The suspect poses as a bank official and asks the subject to withdraw her money. He tells her a bank employe is under investigation and offers a reward if she will withdraw her money so he can check the employe. He asks her to turn the money over to his “auditor.” Within the last few days in similar situations women have been conned out of $2,800 at Pocatello and $3,100 at Boise.

25 Years Ago

From the East Oregonian

May 30, 1994

Jodi Severe’s dramatic stretch run in the 300-meter low hurdles capped the best day ever for the Pendleton Bucks at the state high school Class 4A track and field championships in Eugene Saturday. To the delight of Pendleton hurdles coach Eldon Lilly, the rest of the Bucks coaches and her teammates, Severe blasted from sixth place to third place in the final 120 meters of the 300 hurdles. She finished in a dead heat with second-place Wanjeria Washington of Benson in an electronically timed 46.35 seconds.

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