Hugo Zobjeck...Hobart shooting CHICAGO THE INTER OCEAN 20 September 1906
WAITS YEARS; SHOOTS FOE SWEETHEART OF WRONGED GIRL WOUNDS RIVAL. Fires at Enemy la Hanerta, lad., e .Slsjkt After Ills Release From Prt-- en and Fatally Woands Cantor. - After waiting with murder in his heart for four years while his enemy served a term In Jollet, Earl Placey met Charles Nash In the main atreet of Hoberta. Ind., yesterday, drew a revolver, and shattered the man's Jaw with a bullet meant for the brain. - Placey, who sought vengeance fora wrong done his sweetheart, turned and waa making his escape when former Marshal Hugo Zob- Jeck atempted to arest htm. 'Placey fired bullet Into the lung of the lattec but. in spite of the fact that blood from the wound wss choking him. Zobjeck grsppled with Placey nd held the man until the arrival of Mar- thai Rose, who arrested him...-. , . Crowd Threatens Prisoner. .. Zobjeck was taken to hie home in a dying condition, and th crowd' which assembled was about to lynch the prisoner when other offloers arrived and he was hurried, out of the town. - . Four years ago Nash and Placey were working together In a brickyard near Hoberta. Both loved Edna Morre, but during th absence of Placey la Chicago Nash wronged th girl. V-. Placey vod vengeance, but before ho could make any attempt to execute hla threat Nash was arrested in a saloon row and aent to Jollet. for s term. His sentence expired last week, and, knowing this, Placey armed htmeelf and awaited the appearance of Nash In Hoberta. . -. Shoot Enemy n Siaffct. Yesterday tho men . encountered in th street, sad without word Placey . drew his revolver and fired. The bullet struck Nash tn the mouth, and while he will be disfigured tor life, his injury is not fatal.