Sport: Boston Marathon

If you want to win the Boston A. A. Marathon—26 mi. over macadam and concrete roads from Hopkinton to a finish-line on Exeter Street—a good way is to finish eighth the year before. Jimmy Henigan was eighth in 1930, winner the next year; Paul De Bruyn was eighth in 1931, winner a year ago. In eighth place last year was a short, prudent Pawtucket, R. I. mill worker named Leslie Samuel Pawson who trains for marathons not by drinking beer like many of his confreres but by total abstinence from alcohol and tobacco, long...

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