Foreign News: Revenge

The village of Ivankovo in the Province of Kostroma was small, smaller than its sometimes crowded street would make it appear; for if the truth were known, the inhabitants, numbering perhaps 50, lived in but 14 houses.

But the village was not too small to hold a great and terrible hate. There lived one Grachev, a moujik (peasant), consumed with bitterness. He alleged that, when the land had been distributed several years ago, his fellow peasants had "played him a trick." He, irate, was prompt to swear vengeance.

Last week his chance came....

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