Ann South had taken the job for the free accommodations, and assumed she would be respected and that she would enjoy being at Miriam House.
As Joe Rashford Grindley had not removed his mother’s things, it was only in October Ann South could move in. And then, with some help from her brother.
During the month of October she tried to do her job but was thwarted.
Many of the worst tenants told her lies about the nicer girls, which she believed until it was clear she was being manipulated.
Of course, by then, the nice girls shunned her.
Then there was the unexpected problem caused by the school.