New rumors werecirculating that Gatsby was a bootlegger and that he was the nephew of German General von Hindenburg.
German General von Hindenburg was a successful military commander in the war. Nick listed the people who came to the parties at Gatsby’s that summer.
Gatsby was almost pulled over by the police because he was speeding. Gatsby then showed the cop a white card and the cop politely and apologetically waves them on. Gatsby claimed that this happened because the police commissioner owed him a solid.
At lunch, Gatsby introduced Nick to Meyer Wolfshiem. He is described in offensive anti-Semitic terms. His speech patterns, his appearance, and his mannerismswere mocked by Nick.