Sport: South Africa's Newton

From Fletcher's Field, Montreal, over a 500-mi. irregular course of roads through Victoriaville. Quebec, Ste. Anne de la Perade, Joliette, and back to Montreal's baseball stadium runners plodded last week in a relay race. Eighteen thousand spectators cheered the winners. Swathed in wraps, Arthur Newton of Rhodesia, South Africa, and Peter Gavuzzi of Southampton, England, hurried away to get some rest. Their total time for the 500-mi. course was 48 hr. 4 min., but they had been fresh enough to do the final lap of 26 mi.,...

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