Like her sister Mrs. Slater is a greedy and self-centered woman. When she learns that her father has died, she rushes to the house of her sister Mrs. Slater at once.
She wants the speedy division of the grandfather,s things. She is not at all grieved at the death of her father. She does not go upstairs to have a look at the dead body of her father.
It is she who decides to take tea first before going up to the room of the dead man. It is she who suggests preparing a list of the articles, which her father has left.
She wants the golden watch of papa for her son jimmy. She makes a false claim pf papas love for her son Jimmy. Later on, It is proved that the old man neither has any love for har and nor for her son Jimmy.