Check from First National Bank of Denton, Texas to the Denton County News in the amount of four dollars. The check is dated May 4, 1895. A note below the amount says, "fine account (stationary)." The check is signed by Jagoe & Ponder.
A large group of unidentified people are at the Denton County Jail located on Elm Street awaiting the hanging of J. Q. A. Crews. Crews was the last person to be hanged in Denton County. He was hanged for the murder of the Murrell family in Cooke County.