How does Mrs. Slatter plan to outshine the Jordons

Literature Reader (C10)

How does Mrs. Slatter plan to outshine the Jordons? Why?

Answer

Through the black clothes (mourning dress they would be wearing) outwitting her sister in pretence- jealousy/ one up manship, eye on his will, pretentious / to appear to be a good loving daughter

(Play: Dear Departed)