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It will be seen by our legislative report that the project of taxing the game called "keno" was yesterday referred, in the Senate, to a committee. We never heard of the so-called game before, but, as observers of passing events, adventure the remark, deduced from considerable experience, that it is better for the interest of the State and the people, that the mantle of decency be thrown around that and a good many other enticing games, which the people will "buck" at, law or no law. In this connection may be mentioned the "dangerous but fascinating" game called faro. which, we have not the slightest doubt, though forbidden and interdicted by pains and penalties, has been indulged in by members of the General Assembly and Convention, since their arrival here, to such an extent that two- thirds of their net earnings have passed into the hands of dealers of the game. In New Orleans, where the latter game was at one time legalized, the "gay gamblers" went into mourning. Man is prone to seek, in the way of enjoyment, that which the wisdom of the law pronounces its flat against.
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