WATCHING THE PARADE
OCT 17 (Green Bay Press-Gazette) - Whew!!! Too close. To be comfortable. The Fairies sure were there. That end Stuvengen was sure there. Dalton certainly played a great game. He would have given an arm to beat the Packers. But the Green Bay squad was just a little too good for him. Lambeau was playing every minute. There was more than one reason. "Too much Buck." That was the Fairies' alibi after the game was over. When Cub intercepted one forward pass it took about half of the Fairies to down him. Schmael was smearing well for his fellow backfielders. Art makes better interference than he gets...The Packers' offense crumbled somewhat when Howard was forced to quit the fracas owing to a bad ankle..."Hold 'em Packers." Sounds funny, doesn't it. Well, that cry was heard quite often during the close period of play. Wheeler made a dandy catch of the forward pass for a score. Cowboy made a flying grab and landed just inside of the end zone...Beloit beefed on the play, claiming Wheeler was outside when Schallberg, their umpire, ruled differently they all shut up except Dalton...The fans were disappointed. There is no getting away from it. The crowd was pulling for the Fairies to be handed a trimming by a lopsided score...After the first touchdown, some of the rooters began yelling, "How many?" but as the game grew older, Beloit seemed to grow better while the Packers went downhill...When the young cloudburst made its appearance in the fourth quarter, many of the spectators ducked for cover in the grandstand while the less fortunate ones stuck it out and took a drenching. All sorts of "rain sheds" to be seen in the bleachers...Minneapolis Marines next Sunday.
MINNEAPOLIS MARINES WILL LOCK HORNS WITH PACKERS ON HAGEMEISTER PARK GRID
OCT 18 (Green Bay Press-Gazette) - The Green Bay Packers will play their first game in the Professional league Sunday afternoon at Hagemeister park when they tackle the Minneapolis Marines, champions of the Northwest for the last six years. This contest is the turning point in the Packers' gridiron career. For four years the Green Bay team has been close on the heels of the "big fellows" but they never before succeeded in booking a game. The Marines are rated as one of the best ten professional football elevens in the country... STARS IN LINEUP: Their lineup includes some of the greatest pigskin chasers in pro football circles. The Marines' line will tip the beam at 200 pounds. Gus Kramer, Washington State guard in 1920, is the "anchor". He tips the beam at 220 pounds. Left tackle Palmer, the lightest man on the scrimmage front weighs 190. The visitors' backfield is headed by "Rube" Ursella, quarterback extraordinary. Ursella is without a peer at his position. He has been playing professional football for about a dozen years, getting his start with famous Nesser brothers when they broke in with the Panhandles. Dvorak and Regnier, the halfback, are former Minnesota university stars while Sampson, the fullback, outpassed Paddy Driscoll of the Chicago Cardinals in the game at the Windy City three weeks ago...TRAVEL IN SPECIAL CAR: The Marines will travel from Minnesota in a special car and they may reach here Saturday in time for a signal drill at the park. Manager Dunn of the Marines in a letter to the Packer management said: "When the Marines step on the field Sunday at Green Bay you will see a real football team. We are looking forward to a hard battle but hope to do what other teams have failed to do in the last four years - beat the Packers on their home gridiron." Tickets for Sunday's game have been placed on sale at the usual places around town. Many requests for reservations are already in the hands of the management. The league contest is kicking up much interest in the neighboring towns and a swarm of outsiders will be in the stands when the whistle blows. The Packers practice tonight at the park and several extra workouts are scheduled this week in order to have Captain Lambeau's squad right on edge for the tussle with the Minneapolis Marines.
OCT 18 (Green Bay Press-Gazette) - Football of the "major league" class will be on tap Sunday afternoon at Hagemeister park, Green Bay when the Minneapolis Marines and Packers meet on the gridiron. This contest is a stepping stone in the career of the Packer football team. It is their first class against one of the elevens who rank among the leaders in the professional football world.
MINNEAPOLIS MARINES HAVE ALL STAR TEAM; WILL
GIVE PACKERS BATTLE ON SUNDAY
OCT 19 (Minneapolis-Green Bay Press-Gazette) - The Minneapolis Marines, claimants of the professional football championship of the northwest, will leave here Friday in a special car for Green Bay, Wis., where on Sunday they will meet the Packers, champions of Wisconsin, in a professional football league game. This year's Marine team is the greatest organization that has ever represented the Minneapolis club. Manager Dunn has gathered together a collection of all stars and molded them with the mainstays of teams in other years... COME BACK STRONG: The Marines dropped their opening game to the Chicago Cardinals but came back strong and won three in a row defeating the best aggregations in St. Paul, Fargo and Lincoln, Neb. Headed by Rube Ursella, the Marines