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Form FR-285

STATEMENT FOR THE PRESS

For immediate release

BANK DEBITS

Board of Governors
of the Federal Reserve System
April 16, 1938

Debits to individual accounts, as reported by banks in leading cities for the
week ended April 13, aggregated #6,539,000,000„ or 26 percent below the total re­
ported for the preceding week and 26 percent below the total for the corresponding
week of last year.
Aggregate debits for the l4l cities for which a separate total has been main­
tained since January 1919 amounted to $5,965,000,000, compared with $8,166,000,000
the preceding week and #8,163,000,000 the week ended April l4 of last year.

SUMMARY BY FEDERAL RESERVE DISTRICTS
Federal
Reserve
District
No# 1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
11
12

April 13,
1938

W e e k
e n d e d
April 6 ,
1938

17
15
18
25
24
26
4l
16
17
28
18
29

379,922
2,772,291
321,251
4-38,138
245,773
200,282
908,219
190,170
132,971
226,111
169,970
553,590

465,056
4,276,396
421,203
525,830
297,167
232,172
1,216,387
221,268
151,544
257,517
191,858
594,364

495,321
4,003,616
411,928
601,309
292,139
239,298
1,216,279
246,217
152,072
291,895
195,537
703,324

274

6,538,688

8,850,762

8,848,935

Number
of centers
included

— Boston
- New York
- Philadelphia
- Cleveland
- Richmond
- Atlanta
— Chicago
— St. Louis
— Minneapolis
- Kansas City
- Dallas
— San Francisco
TOTAL

April l4,
1937

DEBITS BY BANKS IN EACH REPORTING CENTER
Week ended
Apr. 13, 1938
DISTRICT NO. 1 - BOSTON
Bangor, Maine
Boston, Mass.
Brockton, Mass.
Burlington, Vt.
Fall River, Mass.
Hartford, Conn.
Holyoke, Mass.
Lowell, Mass.
Lynn, Mass.
Manchester, N. H.
New Bedford, Mass.
New Haven, Conn.
Portland, Maine
Providence, R. I .
Springfield, Mass.
Waterbury, Conn.
Worcester, Mass.
DISTRICT NO. 2 - NEW YORK
Albany, N. Y.
Binghamton, N. Y.
Buffalo, N, Y#
Elmira, N. Y.
Jamestown* N. Y.
Montclair, N. J.
Newark, N, J.
New York, N. Y.



2,987
238,283
3,196
2,088
3,428
40,677
2,169
2,758
3,881
3,377
3,280
14,150
6,693
24,531
12,883
5,339
10,202

73,577
3,966
47,184
2,631
2,644
3,138
59,997
2,490,731

Week ended
Apr. 13, 1938
DISTRICT NO. 2 - NEW YORK (Cont»d)
Northern New Jersey
31,464
Clearing House Ass*n
Passaic, N. J,
5,275
Poughkeepsie, N. Y.
2,733
23,039
Rochester, N. Y.
3,740
Stamford, Conn#
Syracuse , N. Y#
15,891
6,281
Utica, N. Y.
DISTRICT NO. 3 - PHILADELPHIA
4,843
Allentown, Pa.
1,990
Altoona, P a .'
Camden, N. J .
7,323
2,301
Chester, Pa.
Harrisburg, Pa#
8,065
Hazleton, Pa,
2,205
2,926
Johnstown, Pa#
5,094
Lancaster, Pa.
1,358
Lebanon, Pa.
1,756
Norristown, Pa#
227,624
Philadelphia, Pa#
7,816
Reading, Pa,
Scranton, Pa.
8,073
Trenton, N. J.
11,773
4,347
Wilkes-Barre, Pa.
2,011
Williamsport, Pa*
17,326
Wilmington, Del#
4,420
York, Pa,

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Form FR-285-a
DEBITS BY BANKS IN EACH REPORTING CENTER
_____________________
(in thousands of dollars)______
Week ended
Apr. 13, 1938
DISTRICT NO. 4 - CLEVELAND
Akron, Ohio
Butler, Pa.
Canton, Ohio
Cincinnati, Ohio
Cleveland, Ohio
Columbus, Ohio
Dayton, Ohio
Erie, Pa.
Franklin, Pa.
Greensburg, Pa,
Hamilton, Ohio
Homestead, Pa,
Lexington, Ky,
Lima, Ohio
Lorain, Ohio
Middletown, Ohio
Oil City, Pa,
Pittsburgh, Pa,
Springfield, Ohio
Steubenville, Ohio
Toledo, Ohio
Warren, Ohio
Wheeling, W. Va,
Youngstown, Ohio
Zanesville, Ohio

11,756
1,901
6,400
65,729
107,325
40,787
13,105
5,217
539
1,251
1,959
563
3,986
3,029
999
2,163
1,962
124,l4l
3,639
2,216
21,190
1,967
6,l4o
8,604
1,570

DISTRICT NO. 5 - RICHMOND
Asheville, N. C*
Baltimore, Md.
Charleston, S, C,
Charleston, W. Va,
Charlotte,N* C,
Columbia, S. C^
Cumberland, Md*
Danville, Va,
Durham, N. C.
Greensboro, N. C.
Greenville, S. C*
Hagerstown, Md,
Huntington, W. Va,
Lynchburg, Va,
Newport News, Va.
Norfolk, Va.
Portsmouth, Va,
Raleigh, N. C,
Richmond, Va.
Roanoke, Va,
Spartanburg, S . C*
Washington, D. C,
Wilmington, N. C,
WinstorHSalem, N. C,

2,124
73,659
3,796
9,044
10,716
4,642
1,666
1,501
4,816
3,482
3,412
1,736
3,310
2,992
1,566
9,522
870
7,530
27,912
4,549
1,678
55,255
1,986
8,009

DISTRICT NO, 6 - ATLANTA
Albany, Ga.
Atlanta, Ga.
Augusta, Ga,
Birmingham, Ala,
Brunswick, Ga.
Chattanooga, Tenn.
Columbus, Ga.
Dothan, Ala.

1,108
39,964
3,390
13,789
671
8,983
2,693
569




Week ended
Apr. 13, 1938

DISTRICT NO. 6 - ATLANTA (Cont’d)
289
Elberton, Ga#
988
Hattiesburg, Miss*
6,535
Jackson, Miss*
Jacksonville, Fla,
16,953
5,839
Knoxville, Tenn*
2,761
Macon, Ga,
1,872
Meridian, Miss,
9,919
Miami, F la ,'
6,244
Mobile, Ala,
3,506
Montgomery, Ala*
15,992
Nashville, Tenn,
301
Newnan, Ga,
41,369
New Orleans, La,
1,978
Pensacola, Fla,
Savannah, Ga,
5,991
5,924
Tampa, Fla*
Valdosta, Ga,
866
Vicksburg, Miss*
1,788
DISTRICT NO. 7 - CHICAGO
Adrian, Mich*
Aurora, 111*
Battle Creek, Mich,
Bay City, Mich,
Bloomington, 111*
Cedar Rapids, Iowa
Champaign-Urbana, 111
Chicago, 111,
Clinton, Iowa
Danville, 111,
Davenport, Iowa
Decatur, 111*
Des Moines, Iowa
Detroit, Mich,
Dubuque, Iowa
Elgin, 111.
Flint, Mich.
Fort Wayne, Ind,
Gary, Ind*
Grand Rapids, Mich,
Green Bay, Wis,
Hammond, Ind,
Indianapolis, Ind,
Jackson, Mich,
Kalamazoo, Mich,
Lansing, Mich,
Manitowoc, Wis*
Maaon City, Iowa
Milwaukee, Wis,
Moline, 111*
Muscatine, Iowa
OshJcosh, Wis*
Peoria, 111*
Rockford, III*
Saginaw, Mich,
Sheboygan, Wis*
Sioux City, Iowa
South Bend, Ind,
Springfield, 111.
Terre Haute, Ind,
Waterloo, Iowa

671
2,241
2,752
2,124
2,956
4,669
2 ,9 a
522,201
1,124
1,820
4,499
3,425
20,180
141,454
2,053
1,789
4,596
6,529
3,515
9,488
3,039
1,378
36,970
2,779

4,063
3,688
1,364
2,509
54,704
2,017
712
1,901
12*156
4,994
3,867
3,019
8,316
7,136
4,781
4,346
3,613

Form FH-28^-b
DEBITS BY BANKS IN EACH REPORTING CENTER
____(in thousands of dollars)______
Week ended
Apr. 13, 1938

Week ended
Apr. 13» 1938
DISTRICT NO, 8 - ST, LOUIS
East St, Louis & Rat*1,
6,566
Stock Yards, 111*
1,429
Eldorado, Ark,
6,093
Evansville, Ind,
2,450
Fort Smith, Ark,
872
Greenville, Miss*
344
Helena, Ark,
Little Rock, Ark,
7,187
Louisville, Ky,
28,773
22,066
Memphis, Tenn*
Owensboro, Ky,
1,109
Pine Bluff, Ark,
1,889
1,696
Quincy, 111*
St, Louis, Mo*
106,100
Sedalia, Mo.
380
Springfield, Mo*
2,720
Texarkana,Ark,(See also Tex.)
496
DISTRICT NO. 9 - MINNEAPOLIS
Aberdeen, S. D.
Billing s, Mont ,
Dickinson, N. D,
Duluth, Minn,
Fargo, N. D*
Grand Forks,' N, D*
Helena, Mont*
Jamestown, N. D*
La Crosse,Wis*
Minneapolis, Minn*
Minot, N. D*
Red Wing, Minn*
St, Paul, Minn*
Sioux Falls, S. D*
South St, Paxil, Minn.
Superior, Wis*
Winona, Minn*
DISTRICT NO. 10 - KANSAS CITY
Albuquerque, N. M.
Atchison, Kans*
Bartlesville, Okla,
Casper, Wyo*
Cheyenne, Wyo*
Colorado Springs, Colo,
Denver, Colo,
Enid, Okla,
Fremont, Neb.
Grand Junction, Colo,
Guthrie, Okla,
Hutchinson, Kans.
Independence, Kans*
Joplin, Mq ,
Kansas City, Kans,
Kansas City, Mo*
Lawrence, Kans*
Lincoln, Neb.
Muskogee, Okla,
Oklahoma City, Okla,
Okmulgee, Okla,
NoteI

950
1,965
202
8,733
3,751
1,077
1,823
355
1,682
67,556
895

436
33,903
3,182
4,308
903
1,250
3,147
656
5,058
1,137
1,769
2,865
30,265
2,037
496
819
352
2,328
465
1,961
3,551
57,278
756
6,6 o4
1,768
18,686
564

DISTRICT NO. 10 - KANSAS CITY (Cont’d)
28,772
Omaha, Neb*
879
Pittsburg, Kans*
3,786
Pueblo, Colo,
5,489
St, Joseph, Mo,
3,371
Topeka, Kans,
32,272
Tulsa, Okla,
8,980
Wichita, Kans,
DISTRICT NO. 11 - DALLAS
Abilene, Tex.
Austin, Tex*
Beaumont, Tex,
Corsicana, Tex*
Dallas, Tex,
El Paso, Tex,
Fort Worth, Tex,
Galveston, Tex,
Houston, Tex,
Port Arthur, Tex,
Roswell, N. M,
San Antonio, Tex,
Shreveport, La,
■
Texarkana,Tex,
(See also Ark,)
Tucson, Ariz,
Tyler, Tex,
Waco, Tex,
Wichita Falls, Tex,

1,877
9,730
5,035
602
46,383
5,720
15,891
5,361
41,157
2,459
966
13,460
8,676
893
2,783
2,866
2,730
3,381

DISTRICT NO. 12 - SAN FRANCISCO
3,877
Bakersfield, Calif.
1,605
Bellingham, Wash.
3,899
Berkeley, Calif,
3,451
Boise, Idaho
1,690
Eugene, Ore,
2,227
Everett, Wash*
6,307
Fresno, Calif,
7,457
Long Beach, Calif.
168,165
Los Angeles, Calif.
20,516
Oakland, Calif*
2,590
Ogden, Utah
5,956
Pasadena, Calif*
Phoenix, Ariz*
9,723
32,698
Portland, Ore*
Reno, Nev.
2,318
Sacramento, Calif.
23,452
Salem, Ore*
3,397
Salt Lake City, Utah
12,804
San Bernardino, Calif
2,548
San Diego, Calif.
11,775
San Francisco, Calif.
153,895
San Jose, Calif*
5,371
Santa Barbara, Calif.
2,611
Seattle, Wash,
40,757
Spokane, Wash,
9,332
Stockton, Calif*
3,834
Tacoma, Wash,
6,959
Walla Walla, Wash.
1,314
3,062
Yakima, Wash,

Bank debits not previously reported for week ended April 6 , 1938*
Charleston, S, C ,, 3,950? Pueblo, Colo,, 5,916.