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Arrival of Troops.—The chartered fcrcop-ship Orwell arrived at Gravesend on Saturday, from Sydney, bringing detachments of Royal Artillery and troops from the 1st battalion of the 12th Regiment, who have completed their period of service. The Colliery Explosion at Dukir-field.-The number of widows and orphans left destitute by this deplorable catastrophe has naturally aroused the sympathy or the benevolent, and Mr. J. P. Kynder, at the instance of several influential gentlemen, had intended to call a meeting to consider the best means of rendering assistance to the poor people; but Mr. Astley has liberally expressed illS. intention of taking the entire responsibility upon himself. On Friday, Mr. Little, the deputy chief constable, Hyde, caused a visit to be made, with a view to ascertain the exact condition of the families. About 40 children have lost their fathers by the explosion, and some 18 women are left to mourn the loss of their husbands. One of these unfortunate widows lost, a child within an hour after herhusband was brought home dead. Mr. Foulkes, the surgeon to the pit, states that all the men under his care are fast recovering, except Patrick M'Cce and Joseph Wild, who are in a dangerous state. Joseph Wild, who are in a dangerous state.