Shelburne Falls, MA: Shelburne Falls Messenger, 1908. 16pp. white paper wrapper, front and back cover printed in red ink. Small illustration of the school on the front cover, also printed in red. School newspaper for the winter term in 1908. Included possible course outlines, the scores from recent sporting events, recent scientific discoveries, alumni news, and more. In the editorial section, there are 8 short narrative pieces: Winter - Their First Thanksgiving - Winter in the Adirondacks - My Experience with a Burglar - Civil Service Positions - "The Lark" - School Fun - Class Notes. Topics range from informational, like the short piece encouraging students to join the civil service, to the comedic, like the story "Their First Thanksgiving", the tragic tale of two turkeys, reading the newspaper as it blows into the barn, as they wonder what 'Thanksgiving' is. Ends with 6 pages of advertisements for various local businesses. Measures 9" x 6 3/4" Aged toning.