Edwin B. Gidley, formerly a resident of this oity, died suddeuly Sunday afternoon at Grand Rapids. He waa attending a meeting in the Y. M. C. A. building when he was strioken with apoplexy. The ambulance wis called but before be reached home he was pronounced dead by the attending physioian. Mr. Gidley had left home in the afternoon in the best of spirits. The sad fortune of the family did not end with the death of the father. Mrs. Gidley telpgraphed the sad news to her sister, Mrs. Frank Smith, of Brighton. She staited Mouday for Grand Rapids, but while in tho depot at Brighton, was sttickeD with heart disease and died before she could be assisted home. Mr. Gidley's remains were taken to Brigbton Tuesday and he was buried by the side of his sister-in-law. The deoeased left this oity to reside in Grand Rapids in 1887. -ie graduated from the law department in 1861, and was a coustable from the sixth ward and a meraber of the flrst regular pólice forcé the oity had. He was a member of the Washfenaw county bar and prjoticed his profession with fair success. He retired from active work on his removal to Grand Rapids. He leaves a wi.dow, four daughcers and a soa.