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terday proceeded to investigate the case of F. H. L. Allen, charged with permitting the game of faro bank to be exhibited on his premises, at the corner of Fourteenth and Franklin streets. Mr. Allen was present with his counsel, W. W. Crump and M. Johnson, Esqs. --Officer Morris testified that he, with other officers, went to the house on Friday night last about 12 o'clock, and ascended the steps as far as the second flight, when they saw a negro run up stairs and fasten the door after him. Theys were examined as to what they saw on the premises, and their statements mainly coincided with that of the previous witness. There was no game going on in the house, except that a party were playing whist on a round table in the lower room. Mr. Johnson conducted a close cross examination, which involved a pretty full description of a faro table, and the Mayor, to satisfy the counsel on this point, dispatched Officer Morris to the station-house to bring up all the apparatus taken from Mr. All