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Straus's Secretary Waits All Night

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A representative of the Straus family was at the White Star steamship office continuously yesterday, waiting for news of Mr. and Mrs. Isidor Straus.

Sylvester Byrnes, Mr. Straus's secretary, had remained in the office all night. With the exception of a few hours he was there all day yesterday. Neither Mr. Straus or his wife are mentioned in the list of survivors wirelessed by the Carpathia. Mr. and Mrs. Straus's relatives and numerous friends in New York and elsewhere are in great distress over the uncertainty of their fate.


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  1. history girl 101 history girl 101

    if its in 1912 you couldnt have known this as a fact because computers were not invented yet so dnt make up stuff that is in real history

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Encyclopedia Titanica (2004) Straus's Secretary Waits All Night (New York Times, Wednesday 17th April 1912, ref: #2289, published 30 January 2004, generated 23rd March 2023 06:48:36 PM); URL : https://www.encyclopedia-titanica.org/strauss-secretary-waits-all-night.html