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hurried and nervous manner. He did this so often that it excited attention. At length one of the persons comprising the breakfast party — his name, I think, is Toombs, and he is a member of Congress from Georgia--took upon himself to ask the occasion of Mr. Calhoun's disquietude. Does your hand pain you? he asked of Mr. Calho an optical illusion, I suppose. Of course these words excited the curiosity of the company, but no one ventured to beg the details of this singular dream, until Toombs asked quietly, What was your dream like? I am not very superstitious about dreams; but sometimes they have a great deal of truth in them. But this was such a pebones and — awoke. Overcome by labor, I had fallen asleep, and had been dreaming. Was it not a singular dream? All the company answered in the affirmative, and Toombs muttered, Singular, very singular, and at the same time looking curiously at the back of his right hand, while Mr. Calhoun placed his head between his hands and s
Washington, Jan. 7.--The Cabinet have entertained the idea of causing the arrest of Senator Toombs for treason, the treasonable act being that of sending the alleged despatch urging the immediate seizure of the Georgia forts, which was done.--Washington Star, Jan. 7.