More Than We Can Manage
Nucky, Eli and Owen meet with Rothstein to discuss the Gyp Rosetti problem, since there are no viable routes to New York that bypass Tabor Heights. Nucky wants to work with Rothstein to take out Rosetti, but Rothstein balks at the idea - Gyp answers to Joe Masseria with whom Rothstein has a very delicate truce. "You expect me to start a war, in New York, where things actually matter?" he asks.
In Cicero, Van Alden learns from his boss that Agent Coughlin, the Prohee that fined him at the speakeasy, came looking for him. Later, when Coughlin stops by his apartment and slips a business card under the door, Van Alden believes he's been caught. He tries to tell Sigrid about his past, but she cuts him off: She claims to know what he's been accused of, but believes the accusations are false.
At the Artemis Club, Gillian asks Leander Whitlock for help getting a loan. He reminds her that costs exceed revenue and that she must declare Jimmy dead in order to qualify. Gillian remains adamant that Jimmy is alive and well: "He's prone to long disappearances - he's always been an adventurous boy."
Nucky stops at home to ensure that everything is all right. Margaret is suspicious about his concern, asking: "Are there to be bodyguards again?" Later, Nucky watches Billie Kent rehearse a new play but Eddie Cantor warns him that her incompetent costar is going to sink the show.
In Washington DC, Treasury Secretary Andrew Mellon testifies before a Senate subcommittee about the Justice Department's corruption and ineptitude, headed by Attorney General Harry Daugherty. An aide reveals the details of his testimony to Gaston Means, who is waiting outside the Senate chamber for information.