When the phone rang again, Joe had his hands free and answered. Hesitantly, he said, “Hello, can I help you?” Joe wasn’t used to people calling him. Then, he heard a voice he recognized.
His old intern was on the other end of the phone. Joe listened because he had been working when the cow disappeared. However, the intern was taking his time, asking the typical questions without giving a hint as to why he was calling. Finally, the farmer got him to the point.