The February 4 1935 edition of the Toronto Daily Star contained this enigmatic bit of filler:
This was confusing. Why were doctors declining to comment?
A search of the Toronto Daily Star archives yielded this article from the February 2 edition, which provided an explanation:
And on February 5, the paper had this to say about young Mr. Griffin:
A Google search for Murray Griffin revealed that he played in the Canadian Football League for a number of teams in the 1930s and 1940s, winning the Grey Cup with Ottawa in 1940. Presumably, whatever was wrong with him in 1935 had no long-term effects, at least not for a few years.