Los Angeles Times, Friday Morning, 9 July 1937 (Part I, p. 2)
"Mantz Continues to Hope for Safety of Aviatrix"
"... Mantz, who personally supervised much of the technical preparations for the flyer's second attempt to gird the globe by air, disclosed for the first time that the expedition carried no water condenser. "It ws left behind," he said. "I learned yesterday that 'A.E.' deposited both the machine that manufactures water out of human breath and her hand-crank generator for the radio somewhere along her route from Miami to New Guinea. ..."