Sunday Post – Sunday 15 May 1927
Paisley Traveller’s collapse in station
Dies when giving friend a cigarette
William Jarvis, a commercial traveller in the employment of Messers Crawford & Sons, biscuit manufacturers, Leith, died suddenly at Dalmally Railway Station today.
Mr Jarvis had been engaged in his business at Oban on Friday, and proceeded in the course of the day to Dalmally, where he stayed overnght.
His intention was to leave for Glasgow by the 10.10 am train today.
While awaiting the arrival of the train he entered the stationmaster’s office for a chat. He was smoking, and had just handed a cigarette to the stationmaster when he suddenly collapsed, death being instantaneous.
Mr Jarvis, who was a married man, resided at 16 Argyll Street, Paisley.