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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 23, 1938

Debits to individual accounts, as reported by banks in leading cities for the
•week ended April 20. which included five business days in some of the reporting
cities, aggregated 47,627,000,000, or 17 percent above the total reported for the
preceding week and 19 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 $7,012,000,000, compared with $5,966,000,000
the preceding week and 88,661,000,000 the week ended April 21 of last year.
SUMMARY BY FEDERAL RESERVE DISTRICTS
Federal
Number
Reserve
of centers
District
included
No. 1 — Boston
17
2 - New York
15
3 - Philadelphia
18
4 — Cleveland
25
5 — Richmond
24
6 - Atlanta
25
7 “ Chicago
4l
8 - St. Louis
16
9 - Minneapolis
17
10 - Kansas City
27
11 - Dallas
18
12 - San Francisco
29
TOTAL

272

April 20,
1938
386,127
3,444,129
357,364
469,597
263,457
219,340
997,242
221,223
157,687
265,489
209,766
635,760
7,627,181

We e k
e n d e d
April 21,
April 13,
1937
1938
492,218
379,922
4,145,512
2,772,291
475,800
321,251
636,4l4
438,138
315,637
245,773
196,892
252,633
908,219
1,336,603
279,582
190,170
181,827
133,675
307,362
223,246
169,970
202,675
773<093
553»590
6,533,137

9,399,356

DEBITS BY BANKS IH EACH REPORTING CENTER
Week ended
Apr* 20, 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,



2,614
248,630
3,471
1,951
3,723
33,138
2,400
3,034
3,974
3,212
3,732
16,523
6,582
24,910
12,945
5,315
9,973
95,325
5,068
50,091
2,956
2,529
3,975
64,571
3,127,286

Week ended i
Apr, 20, 1938
DISTRICT NO. 2 - NEW YORK (Cont*d)
Northern New Jersey
31,240
Clearing House Ass’n
Passaic, N, J*
5,449
3,106
Poughkeepsie, N, Y*
24,118
Rochester, N. Y*
3,970
Stamford, Conn*
17,671
Syracuse, . N, Y*
6,774
Utica, N. Y*
DISTRICT NO. 3 - PHILADELPHIA
5,860
Allentown, Pa*
2,066
Altoona, Pa*
9,663
Camden, N. J*
2,615
Chester, Pa*
11,397
Harrisburg, Pa*
2,091
Hazleton, Pa*
3,555
Johnstown, Pa,
5,344
Lancaster, Pa*
1,546
Lebanon, Pa*
2,065
Norristown, Pa*
250,667
Philadelphia, Pa.
8,251
Reading, Pa,
9,463
Scranton, Pa,
12,310
Trenton, N, J .
4,822
Wilkes-Barre, Pa*
2,392
Williamsport, Pa.
18,086
Wilmington, Del,
York, Pa,
5,171

Form FR-285-a
DEBITS BY BANKS IK E i H REPORTING CENTER
fC
(In thousands of dollars)
Week ended
Apr. 20, 1938

Week ended
Apr. 20, 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
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,
Winston-Salem, N, C*
DISTRICT NO. 6 - ATLANTA
Albany, Ga,
Atlanta, Ga,
Augusta,Ga,
Birmingham, Ala,
Brunswick, Ga,
Chattanooga, Tenn,
Columbus, Ga,
Dothan, Ala,



15,684
2,005
7,842
71,461
111,514
46,592
14,756
5,468
674
1,444
2,565
746
4,170
3,696
1,184
1,993
2,064
122,550
4*298
1,929
27,562
2,023
5,865
9,744
1,768

3,131
72,477
4,080
10,246

13,300
5,977
1,635
1,555
4,987
4,047
4,241
1,913
•3,666
3,266
1,944

10,660
1,033
7,865
31,146
5,901
2,019
58,658
2,527
7,183
1,054
48,063
20,183
662
9,170
2,884
707

DISTRICT NO, 6 - ATLANTA (Cont’ d)
269
Elberton, Ga,
1,014
Hattiesburg, Miss,
5,661
Jackson, Miss,
17,260
Jacksonville, Fla,
6,511
Knoxville, Tenn*
2,942
Macon, Ga,
Meridian, Miss,
2,073
9,232
Miami, Fla,
9,503
Mobile, Ala*
5,251
Montgomery, Ala.
16,679
Nashville, Tenn.
325
Newnan, Ga,
42,613
New Orleans, La,
1,802
Pensacola, Ela*
5,921
Savannah, Ga*
7,204
Tampa, Fla*
819
Valdosta, Ga*
1,538
Vicksburg, Miss*
DISTRICT NO. 7 - CHICAGO
Adrian, Mich.
Aurora, 111*
Battle Creek, Mich.
Bay City, Mich,
Bloomington, 111*
Cedar Rapids, Iowa
Champaigrt-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*
Mason City, Iowa
Milwaukee, Wis*
Moline, 111*
Muscatine, Iowa
Oshkosh, Wis.
Peoria, 111*
Rockford, 111*
Saginaw, Mich*
Sheboygan, Wis#
Sioux City, Iowa
South Bend, In d ,'
Springfield, 111*
Terre Haute, Ind*
Waterloo, Iowa

811
2,731
2,972
2,489
2,901
5,437
2,769
574,536
1,516
2,148
5,151
3,716
19,358
159,987
2,221
1,938
5,208
6,918
2,784
10,396
3,224
1,910
40,053
3,046
4,471
4,788
1,628
2,365
56,625
2,862
1,018
2,271
13,126
5,202
4,358
3,361
9,405
7,901
5,462
4,209
3,970

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DEBITS BY BANKS IH EACH REPORTING CENTER
(in thousandIs of dollars)
Week ended
Week ended
Apr. 20, 1938
Apr. 20, 1938
DISTRICT NO. 10 - KANSAS CITY (Cont’d)
DISTRICT NO. 8 - ST. LOUIS
Omaha, Neb*
30,602
East St. Louis & Nat*l
6,559
Pittsburg, Kans*
Stock Yards, 111*
979
1,208
Pueblo, Colo*
3,424
Eldorado, Ark.
St* Joseph, Mo*
5,972
Evansville, Ind*
6,065
2,392
Topeka, Kans*
3,486
Fort Smith, Ark.
Tulsa, Okla*
42,636
Greenville, Miss*
920
11,288
Helena, Ark.
Wichita, Kans*
345
Little Rock, Ark.
7,619
DISTRICT NO. 11 - DALLAS
33,148
Louisville, Ky.
2,008
Abilene, Tex*
24,549
Memphis, Tenn.
1,246
Owensboro, Ky.
Austin, Tex*
8,735
Beaumont, Tex,
6,608
Pine Bluff, Ark.
1,639
1,726
848
Corsicana, Tex#
Quincy, 111*
129,500
60,594
Dallas, Tex*
St. Louis, Mo*
429
El Paso, Tex#
Sedalia, Mo.
6,227
19,076
Fort Worth, Tex*
Springfield, Mo*
3,111
8,704
Galveston, Tex,
Cex.)
767
Texarkana,Ark, (See also *
j
52,158
Houston, Tex*
Port Arthur, Tex*
DISTRICT NO. 9 - MINNEAPOLIS
2,207
Roswell, N. M*
Aberdeen, S. D.
991
1,108
San Antonio, Tex*
Billings, Mont.
2,283
16,565
Shreveport, La#
10,720
Dickinson, N. D*
388
Texarkana, Tex*
Duluth, Minn*
9,377
3,984
(See also Ark.)
Fargo, N. D.
856
Tucson, Ariz*
Grand Forks, N. D.
1,116
2,879
Tyler, Tex#
Helena, Mont.
1,961
3,277
Jamestown, N. D*
Waco, Tex#
3,120
366
Wichita. Falls, Tex.
La Crosse, Wis.
1,855
4,193
Minneapolis, Minn*
70,877
DISTRICT NO. 12 - SAN'FRANCISCO
Minot, N. D.
871
Bakersfield, Calif#
Red Wing, Minn.
409
4,305
Bellingham, Wash*
St. Paul, Minn,
53,124
1,435
Berkeley, Calif#
Sioux Falls, S. D.
3,811
4,256
Boise, Idaho
South St* Paul, Minn*
4,021
4,017
Eugene, Ore#
Superior, Wis,
874
1,837
Everett, Wash.
Winona, Minn,
1,262
1,769
Fresno, Calif#
7,007
Long Beach, Calif*'
DISTRICT NO. 10 - KANSAS CITY
8,756
Los Angeles, Calif,
Albuquerque, N. M.
3,306
197,167
Oakland, Calif*
Atchison, Kans.
675
23,235
Ogden, Utah
Bartlesville, Okla*
7,346
3,211
Pasadena, Calif,
Casper, Wyo,
1,224
5,873
Phoenix, Ariz*
Cheyenne, Wyo *
1,582
11,097
Colorado Springs, Colo*
Portland, Ore*
34,370
Reno, Nev*
Denver, Colo,
32,243
2,499
Sacramento, Calif®
Enid* Okla*
2,717
23,941
Fremont, Neb.
Salem, Ore*
545
3,312
Salt Lake City, Utah
Grand Junction, Colo,
784
16,116
San Bernardino, Calif•
Guthrie, Okla,
2,617
373
San Diego, Calif#
Hutchinson, Kans,
2,340
13,555
San Francisco, Calif#
Independence, Kans,
656
188,090
Joplin, Mb,
San Jose,Calif#
2,235
5,119
Santa Barbara, Calif*
Kansas City, Kans*
3,697
3,182
Seattle, Wash#
Kansas City, Mo,
66,081
42,050
Spokane, Wash#
Lawrence, Kans,
9,921
715
Stockton, Calif*
Lincoln, Neb,
6,161
4,209
Tacoma, Wash*
Muskogee, Okla,
1,735
8,031
Walla Walla, Wash.
Oklahoma City, Okla,
32,056
1,335
Yakima, Wash*
Okmulgee, Okla,
631
3,448
Note*

Revised figures for week ended April 13, 1938*
St. Paul, Minn#t 34,607*