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St . 1092
STATEMENT FOR THE PRESS
Released for publication Sunday
morning, April IS, 1920; not
earlier •
BANK DEBITS

Federal Reserve Board*
April 17, 1920.

Below is given the Federal Reserve Board1s weekly statement of debits to
•individual account, reported through the Federal Reserve banks by over 150 of
tne country fs more important clearing houses. Transactions cover tne weekly
periods ending Wednesday, April lt and 7 of the present year and April l6 ,
y
1919* The statement closes with a recapitulation giving comparative figures
by reserve districts for centers reporting complete data for the three weeks
under review*
Debits to individual account reported during the week ending April 1^ by
banks in I 50 of the country*s principal clearing house centers aggregated 9#651
millions, an increase over the preceding week of 671 millions, or about 7 Per
centw Of this increase 515 millions represents the share of New York City banks,
the rate of increase for this city being 1£ per cent, as compared with 3 VeT cent
S
for the remaining 1 4 9 centers * Increases shown for other important centers, ex­
^*
cept Boston, are relatively small, while banks in Chicago, Baltimore, St# Louisf
Kansas City and Los Angeles report smaller totals than the week before»
Debits to individual account reported for the week ending April l6 , 1919
aggregated 8^008 millions, or 1 , 6^3 millions less than for the corresponding week
of the present year* As was the case last week, Kansas City is the only important
center showing smaller figures this year than a year ago*

DEBITS TO INDIVIDUAL ACCOUNT AT CLEARING HOUSE BANKS
Week ending
Apr. l4. 1920 : Apr. 7. 1920 : Apr. ltLJLSlS
(in thousands of dollars)
DISTRICT No. 1 - BOSTON
2.715
Bangor
3,9^1
3,637
258,310
Boston
366,899
26o,705
6,236
Fall River
11,131
10,135
21,592
Hartford
24,084
27 , 8§1
2,724
Holyoke
3,770
4,020
4,584
Lowell
6 ,0 6 l
5 ,899
Manchester
4,947
5|S54
7.425
New Bedford
10.&72
9,283
20,995
New Haven
19,401
20,321
Portland
7,790
2,421
22,600
Providence
4 l , 185
32,576
9,805
Springfield
15,£14
18,022
7,655
Waterbury
7,502
8,316
12,900
Worcester
19,671
19,254
DISTRICT No. 2 - NEW YORK
Albany
Binghamton
Buffalo
New York
4,885,191
Passaic
Rochester
Syracuse
DISTRICT No, 3 - PHILADELPHIA
Altoona
Chester
Harrisburg
Johnstown
Lancaster
Philadelphia
Reading
Scranton
Trenton
Wilkes-Barre
Williamsport
York
Wilmington



25,511
4,840
64,994
4,370,408
5,7^1
33,752
16,322
3,413
5,213
4,927
4,590
7,553
363,227
6,400
15,907
11,325

8,002
4,237
5,181
8,240

22,647
4,S31

20,707

72,328

52,979
4,316,299
3.425
26,544
10,217

5,739
3^,648
22,325

2,888
5,348
3,919
3,929
15,202
3^2,739
7,190
16,529
13,450
8,257
4,752
6,747
9,^05

3,214

2, 657
3,932
3.715
2,762
5,118

281,702

3,000
9,357
7,999
5,840
3,017
3,421
8,607

St.1092a
^DEBITS TO INDIVIDUAL ACCOUNT AT CLEARING- HOUSE BANKS
Week ending
Apr. l4, 1920 : Aar. 7. 1920 : Apr. l6. 1919
(In thousands of dollars)
DISTRICT No. 4 - CLEVELAND
Akron
12,476
23,012
35,735
Cincinnati
64,647
71,200
72,331
Claws land
124,727
220,707
127,312
Columbus
31 , 49s
35,151
29,311
Dayton
1 2 , 263
10,702
13.522
Erie
7,795
6,596
5,969
Groensburg
4, 62 b
3,643
1,976
Lexington
5,723
6,154
4,653
Oi1 Ci ty
2, S00
2,601
3,^67
Pittsburgh
1 £9,366
179,120
150, }b
Springfield
4,153
3,223
3,125
Toledo
37 , 41+9
34,010
33,517
Wheeling
1 1 ,104
9,724
7, 6i4
Youngstown
20,323
16,247
17,103

5

DISTRICT No. 5 - RICHMOND
Baltimore
Charleston
Charlotte
Columbia
Norfolk
Raleigh
Ri chiaond
■DISTRICT No. 6 - ATLANTA
Atlanta
Augusta
Birmingham
Chattanooga
Jacksonville
Knoxville
Macon
Mobile
Montgomery
Nashville
New Orleans
Ponsacola
Savannah
Tampa
Vicksburg
DISTRICT No. 7 - CHICAGO
Bay City
Bloomington
Cedar Rapids
Chicago
Davenport
Decatur
Des Moines
Detroit
Dubuque
Flint
Ft. Wayne
Grand Rapids
Indianapolis
J ackson
KalamazO o
Lansing
Mi lwauko e
Peoria
Rockford
Sioux City
South Bend
Springfield
Waterloo




107,242
9,332
9,560
7,760
19,037

5 , soo
27,031

594
12,921

34,

15,722
11,920
l 4 , 0O0
7,371
g, 144
9,036
5,364
22,775
93,192
2,577

20,327
6,247

...

2,096
4,020

3,621
9,623
679,290
2,779
3,990
27,495
149,3 o 4
152
7,719
8,866
. 19,617
4o,422

109,341
11 .445
£,737
6, 223
12,452
4, 900
25,730

3, soo
21,763

34,742
12,704
17,033

23,760
5,727
9,022

12,116
16,131
7.445
2,237

9,996
5,776
27.129
22,610

2, 204
19,471
2, 114

1,249

4

, 0

9

4

K 253
12, l4l

720,501
12,157

74,695
7,196

5,100

5,276
12,303

9,251

13,990
5 , 62s
5,392
6,336
5,297

22,256
56.196
2,043
11 , 223
5, 6o4

2,090
2, 569
3,064
2,762
570,197
5,704
3,535
17,225

4,132
5,454
7,512
70,630

4 693
22,402
141,422
3,015
14,192
7,461
25,553
36,529
3,231
5,^27
5,672
69,327

10,773

11,432

12,494

7.522

4,7^3
l 4 ,247
3,5^7

6,667
19,702
3,739
. 5,354

5,063

19,163
3.129
5,022
5,400

110,632
1,939

4,239
5,006

14,470
31,745
b, 253

3.196
4,052

53,26i

5,260

2,959

J
St. 1092b
DEBITS TO INDIVIDUAL ACCOUNT? AT CLEARING HOUSE BANKS
Week ending
; Apr. l4. 1Q20 : Apr. 7.' 1920 : Apr. 16. 191.9_
(In thousands of dollars)
DISTRICT No. S - ST. LOUIS
5,655
Evansville
5,316
6,023
8,506
Little Rock
10,611
10,239
33,830
Louisville
35,sos
37,596
35,042
25,95^
Memphis
37,263
133,782
163, o44
St. Loui s
155,850
DISTRICT No. 9 - MINNEAPOLIS
Aberdeen
Billings
Duluth
Ear go
Grand Forks
Great Falls
Helena
Minneapolis
St. Paul
Sioux Falls
Superior
Winona
DISTRICT No. 10 - KANSAS CITI
Atchison
Bartlesville
Cheyenne
Colorado Springs
Denver
Joplin
Kansas City, Kan.
Kansas City, Mo.
Muskogee
Oklahoma City
Omaha
Pueblo
St. Joseph
Topeka
Tulsa
Wichita
DISTRICT No. 11 - DALLAS
Albuquerque
Austin
Beamon t
Dallas
El Paso
Ft. Worth
Galveston
Houston
San Antonio
Shreveport
Texarkana
Tucson
Waco




1,861
2,515

20,346
4 ,103
2,113
2,017
2,449

94,960
36,627

b, 805
2,425
1,373

574
3,953

1,672
3,775
44,005
4,546
4 ,436
73,93^

5,861
21,322
59,116
5,771
21,674

6,913
3i,46o
14,452

1,752
4,0b0
5,475
4 c , 0C7

9,660

25, oo 4
5,413
32,563
3,397

9,612
3,090
1,773
3,900

1,592
2,521
15, 120
3,391
2,109
1,893
2,741

51,474
37,995
7,616
2,135
1,540

681'
3,541
2,433
3,570
47,533
3,719
3,907
8 6 ,l46
6,336
21,718
57,801
5,055
21,515

6,499
26,556
14,304

1,965
3,357
5,359
42, i46
9,538
24,422
9,546
33,441
2,875

10,951

1,942
1,563
4,470

1,398
2,517
2 0 ,2o5
1 ,S 91
l,4oi
2,701

2,019
32,995
30,859
1,253

947

2,639
2,382
28,834
3,399
2,829
£8, 284
3,^31
13,175

59,062
4,952
19,7S9
4,820
20,3^9
9 ,H 9

1,510

2,930
3,606
28, 335
6,5^2

16,57 s
5,301
24, 217
4 ,898
1,772

1,61s
3,120

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5t .1092c
DEBITS TO INDIVIDUAL ACCOUNT AT CLEANING HOUSE BANKS.
Week endinr
1 ; Apr. l6 1 1919...
Apr. l4. 1920 : Apr. 7 , J
(In thousands of dollars)
DISTRICT No. 12 - S M FRANCISCO
Berkeley
- 2,591
2.727
2,931
Boise
3,365
6,597
Fresno
10,519
3,752
3,177
Long Beach
5,619
5,333
60,555
Los Angeles
96,025
101,971
12,725
Oakland
20,423
' 19,709
4,339
Ogden
*
1,94k
3,293
Pasadena
5,975
5,£97
4 i , o 4g
Portland
51,539
50,630
2,331
3,124
2,922
Reno
12,345
14,105
13,420
Sacramento
13,626
16,464
20,192
Salt Lake City
8,076
2,484
2,979
San Diego
146,336
202,344
196,297
San Francisco
3,224
San Jose
4,943
5,374
47,001
61,228
49,205
Seattle
10,211
14,254
13,229
Spokane
5,354
5,700
6,526
Stockton
11,165
12,529
11,527
Tacoma
2,333
3 ,4 i2
4,076
Yakima

RECAPITULATION BY FEDERAL RESERVE DISTRICTS
Number of
Week ending
centers
Apr. l4, 1920 : Apr. 7, 1920 : Apr. lb, 1919
included
3S3,541
434,719
No 1 Boston
12
530,131
4,434,045
4 , 534,986
2 New York
5,036,351
7
341,136
44o,6i5
3 Philadelphia
448,275
13
533,393
520,676
i4
4 Cleveland
653,279
135,544
136,733
186,362
5 Richmond
7
iS5,i4i
274,054
265,557
° Atlanta
15
882,911
1 , 149,876
1 , 106,122
7 Chicago
23
207,727
252,450
2 St. Louis
247,343
5
l4S , 869
152,311
11
9 Minneapolis
170 , 7S9
263,114
302,250
10 Kansas City
14
301,523
101,427
12
148,192
11 Dallas
149,233
524,760
385,323
542,939
12 San Francisco
17

Federal
Reserve
______ District

T O T A L




150

9,650,960

s, 920,077

8 , 002,360