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Charged with Keeping a faro bank. --Joseph Mowbray, arrested some nights since in a faro bank, No. 100 Main street, and whose case was deferred till yesterday, made his appearance in Court to undergo a trial. Officers Morris and Adams were witnesses against the accused, but their evidence not varying from that which has already been published, we deem it unnecessary to repeat it. Gen. Geo. W. Randolph, counsel for Mowbray, at the conclusion of the testimony, asked that, in the absence of any proof that his client was interested in the house broken into, he would be released upon ball for his good behavior, as by that means it would keep him from engaging in the faro business again for twelve months at least, even supposing he had already been guilty of that offence. The Mayor, thought, however, there was strong suspicion of Mowbray's complicity in the game, and sent him on to the Hustings Court, on the second Monday in November. The accused was bailed in the sum of $1,000 to