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Another raid upon the gambling houses.

--The police made another demonstration against the ‘"sports"’ on Thursday night, in pursuance of the Mayor's purpose to root out, break up, and destroy every vestige and trace of a gambling establishment in Richmond, and to put to rout the presiding and patronizing spirits, horse, foot, and dragoon. One party, consisting of Officers Seal, Charley, Davis, and several watchmen, went about the hour of 12 to a house on the corner of Main and Eleventh streets, and effected an entrance from the rear, over a winding stairway. The door was burst open, and some eight or ten persons found themselves suddenly confronted with the enemy. One individual endeavored to leap through a window, but received a stunning blow from a policeman outside, and surrendered at discretion. Messrs. Andrew Muller, Carlos W. Ellis, and Jesse White were taken into custody, and the officers carried off a faro table, a roulette table, dealing box, checks, and $119 in money as trophies.

A free negro named Henry Holman, doorkeeper of the house, was also taken along to the station- house. The parties were taken before the Mayor yesterday, and admitted to bail in the sum of $1,000 each for their appearance on Wednesday, the 22d inst.

Another body of police, including officers Kelly, Quarles, Perrin, J. M. Carter, and several watchmen, entered the house of James T. Southall, corner of 14th street and Exchange alley, but found nothing contraband nor any signs of a game. This was somewhat of a surprise to the invading party, who expected to surprise a cosy little circle of professional and amateur sportsmen, with tables, cards, and chips in abundance. The occupant, not at all disconcerted, invited the officers to take a drink, which they declined, and soon afterward withdrew, with nothing to show as the result of their expedition.

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