News of the disaster was received by wireless, but only on landing was it learned by Mr. Straus that his parents were not among the saved. He immediately obtained an automobile and left for Havre to take passage, if possible, in the new steamer La France, which sails to-morrow for New York.
It was the Amerika that warned the Titanic of the icebergs only a few hours before she sank.
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(1912) JESSE STRAUS TO HURRY HOME New York Times (ref: #3650, accessed 27th June 2017 10:41:27 AM) URL : https://www.encyclopedia-titanica.org/jesse-straus-hurry-home.html
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Added to Encyclopedia Titanica Thursday 2nd September 2004, last updated Sunday 2nd April 2017.