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The Yankees and the gamblers. --The Matamoras correspondent of the Houston Telegraph says: Business got dull in Matamoras and the gamblers wanted to get at the Yankee officers greenbacks. So the gamblers and officers (all the Yankee officers gamble) made application to the commanding General for permission to open a "club room"--The object of this club room arrangement was just as well understood by the General as it was by the gamblers and the subordinate officers. Permission wasMatamoras and the gamblers wanted to get at the Yankee officers greenbacks. So the gamblers and officers (all the Yankee officers gamble) made application to the commanding General for permission to open a "club room"--The object of this club room arrangement was just as well understood by the General as it was by the gamblers and the subordinate officers. Permission was unhesitatingly granted upon the payment in specie of $250 license; whereupon the club room opened. The richly ornamented roulette commenced rattling through the chuck a luck stand, and the ever-enticing monte bank opened. The official gamblers, to the number of forty of fifty, were cautious about betting the first night, but made every preparation to break the bank, and run the roulette off by betting upon the sure principle of "the more you lay down the more you take up," (if you win) The s