Miscellany: Sporoblast

In August 1933, Earl Ellicott Dudding, ex-convict of Huntington, W. Va., issued cards inscribed as follows:

PRENATAL ANNOUNCEMENT

Dr. & Mrs. Earl Ellicott Dudding announce that on Oct. 16 Miss Chemical Dudding will arrive and will be the world's most scientific baby. The object sought is to produce a child free from criminal traits. Dr. Dudding is president of the Prisoners Relief Society. The fetation was made by injecting the sporoblast into the blood stream with a hypodermic needle. We expect a substantial gift. Gifts should be mailed to Miss Chemical Dudding, Post Box 462, Huntington, W. Va.

Earl Ellicott...

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