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A Confederate Colonel in Havana --He Predicts the Capture of Mason and Slidell.--The New Orleans True Delta publishes a very interesting letter from Havana, under date of December 26, from which we make the following extract: I have been much pleased with the active diplomacy of Colonel Charles J. Helm, who, although a private gentleman residing here, having no official recognition, has effected wonders for the advantage and just appreciation of the South abroad. Some days before the departure of Slidell and Mason on the Trent, he told me in confidence that they would be taken off of that by vessel Wilkes of the San Jacinto, as my letters to you about that time indicated. I ridiculed the idea. His words were in confidence, as he said: "For the cause of the South it was better that they should be made prisoners by that violennce than to proceed safely on their mission"--for which reason he would not communicate the information he had obtained through his agents