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A Mayor getting his election expenses out of gamblers and Houses of Ill Fame.

--In the trial of some gamblers at Chicago last week, the Court permitted them to bring in evidence to prove that they and others of their profession paid a considerable sum last Spring to elect Long John Wentworth Mayor, on the direct and explicit pledge that during his term at least they should be unmolested. The evidence was plain and palpable, and did not admit of doubt; and the Court, imposing the highest fines the law allowed, warned the prisoners not to put their trust in such "princes" or promises again.

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