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Dallas, Texas, April 22,1955

To the Member and Nonmember Clearing Banks
of the Eleventh Federal Reserve District:
Please refer to the time schedule effective March 28, 1955, which is part of our
Bulletin No. 6, dated April 1,1954. On this schedule it is stated that if any Federal Reserve
bank or branch should adopt Daylight Saving Time, the time shown on the schedule would
automatically be advanced one hour for the period of time the Daylight Saving Plan is
observed by such Federal Reserve bank or branch.
For your information, the Federal Reserve banks and branches in the cities shown
below will observe Daylight Saving Time from April 24, 1955, through September 24,1955.
St. Louis

San Francisco
Los Angeles

We are also informed that the Federal Reserve Bank of Boston, the Federal Reserve
Bank of New York and its branch in Buffalo, and the Pittsburgh Branch of the Federal
Reserve Bank of Cleveland will observe Daylight Saving Time from April 24, 1955, to
October 30; 1955.
The Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia will also operate under Daylight Saving
Time beginning Monday, April 25; however, the termination date has not yet been
During those periods, our time limit for the acceptance of wire transfers to such
Federal Reserve banks and branches, for completion on date of receipt, will be one hour
earlier than the time shown on our schedule.
Yours very truly,
Watrous H. Irons

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