One of W A Bradfield's favorite illustrations was…

One of W. A Bradfield’s favorite illustrations was of a young man desiring to wed the farmer’s daughter. The farmer agreed to it is the young fellow passed his test. The farmer led him to the barn and explained he would release three bulls, one at a time and all the boy had to do was catch one of the bulls by the tail. The farmer released the first bull and it ran through the gate billowing and snorting. The young man thought, “I’ll catch the next one.” The farmer released the second bull and it was bigger and meaner than the first. The young man thought, “I’ll catch the next one.” Finally, the farmer released the last bull. It was smaller and less intimidating, so the young man reached to grab the tail and behold, the bull was bob-tailed!!!