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PEASANT FIRES VILLAGE.
Wild with rage because he believed
he had not received his proper share I ? of Government redistricted land, Peter
Grachev set fire to the village of Ivan- j kovo. in (the Kostroma province, Russia. \
Then barricading himself he k'üf.ed 17 persons and wounded three others who tried lo save the burning property.
Grachev held a tfire company sent by A neighbouring village at bay, until not a house was left standing. The mad mat» then turned his rifle on nhe livestock and killed 12 horses.
After this exploit Grachev disappear- ed and a special detachment of militia was sent to comb the countryside, but failed to ©nd Jinn.-"(f'San JTrancisxto Examiner.'-)