--Some few weeks back a gambling establishment on Main street, between 11th and 12th, was forcibly entered by the police of this city, and a lot of faro tables, chips, cues, cards, "c., found therein taken possession of. At the same time Henry Hungerford
and a man named Degroot
, the reputed proprietors of said establishment, were taken in custody and hold to bail by a magistrate for appearance before the Mayor
Since that time the affair has been called up every two or three days, but a thorough examination has been postponed from time to time in consequence of failure to find an important witness.
has appeared promptly whenever summoned to do so, but Degroot
, against whom it is said the testimony is positive, has never been heard of since the night on which the raid was committed and the parties arraigned and bailed for their appearance before the Mayor
His Honor becoming wearied with the frequent postponements which he had heretofore been compelled to make, yesterday announced that although his officers had been unable to find the witness for whom they had been looking, yet he had heard sufficient evidence from other witnesses to determine him to send Hunger ford on to the Hustings Court.
The accused was there upon required to give bail in the sum of $4,000 for his appearance.