Jim Perkins and wife are very proud of their baby. They receive a visit from auntie, who presents baby with a fancy dress pin. The pin drops to the floor. Mother misses it and thinks baby has swallowed it, and sets up an awful cry and sends Jim for all the neighbors and doctors in the village. Each in turn have their particular remedy which they give to baby. After the whole village has tried to save baby. Dr. Slow, the fastest doctor in the village, enters and finds the pin on the floor where it had dropped, and saves the baby's life.