Wylie M. Stickle saved William R. Sterrett from an enraged bull, St. Louisville, Ohio, May 16, 1934. Sterrett, 38, entered a barnyard, leading a cow, and was knocked down and repeatedly attacked by a bull. Stickle, 60, farmer, unable to find a pitchfork, hurriedly picked up a board three feet long and entered the barnyard, leaping over the fence. Standing astride Sterrett, he repeatedly struck the bull on the nose with the board. The bull backed a few feet as Stickle continued to strike it. The owner of the bull then ran to Stickle, gave him a pitchfork, and hurried to Sterrett, while Stickle prodded the bull with the fork. The bull lunged at him, but Stickle then stuck the fork into the bull’s nose, and it made no further attempt to attack him. Sterrett was seriously injured but recovered.
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