Hon. Wm. C. Cole, mayor of Hempstead, and Mr. Joseph Farr, who is soon to resume the publication of the Hempstead Courier, are in the city to-day. This morning Mayor Cole presented to the National Base-ball club a fine base ball on behalf of the admirers of the club in Hempstead. The presentation was made by Mr. Farr and received by Mr. W.H. Coyle, the president and manager of the club.

"Hon. Wm. C. Cole, mayor of Hempstead, and Mr. Joseph Farr", Galveston Daily News, Friday, Aug. 24, 1883, p. 1, col. 5.