Phillip Flohr, Knife Wound, 16 Sep 1934, The Fresno Bee, Fresno, CA
at the r of the in- two California. engaged e p a r t m e n t for orchestra, r Berdahl C.' Fors- col- accom- Margery respec- kind FRESNfS DEATH Dairy W o r k e r Stabbed Phillip Ffohr After Being Attacked Phillip 24, a l a b o r , , van I\tss Avenue, Is In the county general hospital in a critical critical condition with n knife wound '" [he thiÂ»h Inflicted last night fight In front of a beer tavein 817 G Street. I-eon Silva, 37, a dairy worker Route 7, Box 278, Is held on an charge p e n d i n g the outcome Hohr's injury. The police say he confessed he slabbed Flohr in eelf defense after Flohr nnd two other men set upon him without provoca- . . ," ho P as sed the G Street establishment. Silva surrendered o the police; Police Surgeon Q. K. Nider ordered ordered a blood transfusion in an effort to save Flohr's life. The was inflicted with a pocket k n Silva surrendered to the police. .Because Flohr was unable to rive his version of the affray o his semi-conscious condition, the lolice have been unable to check silva's story. Silva Identified Henry Wiedeck- cr, 17, nnd Alfred Herzog, Is, appeared at police headquarters to nqulre about Flohr's condition, as he companions of Flohr at the ime of t h e fight. They were arrested on charges of d r u n k e nd disturbing the peace. Detective Detective Sergeants A. B. McCreary. McCreary. and Alex Castcllon, who investigated the case, say they were too intoxicated to make statements concerning the affray. 7.he police say Flohr was under the Influence of liquor. Jn an effort effort to learn f u r t h e r details affray, tbe police early fo-clay were questioning n n u m b e r of were in the t a v e i n when began.