Chapters 10, 11 and 12 Summary
In Chapter 10, Faith and Una discussed how dull Sundays were. They shouldn't feel that way, Una said, because they were the daughters of a minister. Aunt Martha was very ill, moaning and bedridden. But she wouldn't let the girls call Dr. Blythe. She never had a doctor in her life and she wasn't going to start then. They missed their father. He was off with Jerry to Nova Scotia for a vacation. The girls were having to cook and they weren't having much success. Faith got inspired and decided that she and Una should give the entire house a good cleaning.
The next day, Aunt Martha was sick and so was Carl. He had a fever and sore throat. The girls decided to clean every room except their father's study. The girls pulled all the furniture out on the veranda. They took all the rugs outside and beat the...