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Gambling shop broken up.

--The city police, under the guidance of Lieutenant Carter, of the night watch yesterday morning made an inroad in the house on 17th street kept by a man named John H. Day, known as Beckman's old stand, which was suspected, and not wrongfully of being a gambling resort of the colored population. When the police entered a mighty scrambling towards the attic was heard, and all but seven of the colored betters disappeared through a skylight in the roof. They were captured, conducted to the cage, and each ordered by the Mayor twenty lashes. On entering the room where the 'dealing' was carried on, a table, in primitive fashion, was found arranged, covered with a blanket, with wooden chips and a tin dealing box with the usual springs, &c, and some 445 in money staked on the game. The cards, dealing-box, and table were carried away in triumph to the cage, together with the seven darkeys who were so unfortunate as to be caught.--John H. Day, a white man and a Yankee, who ostensibly owned the place, was carried to the cage and balled in $1,000 to appear before the Mayor to answer for permitting "faro" to be exhibited on promises controlled by him.

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