Sport: Shelby Breathes

The Dempsey-Gibbons fight at Shelby, Mont., caved in suddenly last week and for a time experts declared that it was all over but the " I told you so's." Montana business men, however, were quick to proffer their bank accounts and Jack Dempsey received his second $100,000 installment. Shelby breathed again.

The temporary inability of the promoters to meet their obligations was due to a national apathy in the purchase of tickets for the fight. Although the advance sale has been ballyhooed as amounting to $700,000, actual inspection of accounts showed less than $40,000...

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