Dottie was very proud of her great big beautiful doll, but even the best of dolls are like plungers in Wall Street, sometimes they are in danger of getting broke. And that was what happened to "Beautiful Bess" and it nearly broke her mother's tiny heart. The accident happened while Dottie and her nurse were in the park. Nurse had gone away for a moment with another nurse, and Dottie was all alone with the wreck of her child. There was no one to comfort her, and she wept bitterly. Suddenly she noticed another go cart near her, and saw that it contained a beautiful doll, and one that was not broken. It had real hair, and could gurgle, and kicked about in a funny way that was most delightful, in fact a much more desirable playfellow than "Beautiful Bess." So being a child who always took what she wanted when she wanted, Dottie threw "Beautiful Bess" into the shrubbery, and put the new doll into her buggy, carefully covering her up so that nurse would not notice the substitution. Gladly ...
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