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The case of Senator Toomes. --There have been a variety of rumors about the arrest of Col Robert Toombs, (now of the Georgia State troops,) for "treasonable expressions,"&c. Nothing of the sort has occurred. The offence for which Col. Toombs was arrested, and is now undergoing trial by Court-Martial in Savannah, is thus given by the Republican, of that city: Gen. Toombs was at Augusta, with a regiment of State troops recently mustered into the Confederate service for a limited term, and which he commanded. His command was about to take the cars for Savannah on one of the cold days of the late severe spell. They were to travel in box cars, and the soldiers, after laying a place on the floor of the cars with brick and sand, built fires thereon for the purpose of keeping themselves warm on the journey. The agent of the road, Mr. Selkirk, seeing this, remonstrated with the men, told them it was prohibited by the rules of the company, and that when the train got in motion the