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Fbra F. R. 285
For immediate release

STATEMENT FOR TEE PRESS

Board of Governors
of the Federal Reserve System
April 7, 1941

BANK DEBITS— DEBITS TO DEPOSIT ACCOUNTS, EXCEPT INTERBANK ACCOUNTS
Bank debits as reported " y banks in leading centers for the week ended
b
April 2 aggregated vll,768,000,000» Total debits during the 13 weeks ended
April 2 amounted to v l ,386, 000,000, or 15 per cent above the total reported
i 25
for the corresponding period a year ago* At banks in New York City there was
an increase of 11 per cent compared with the corresponding period a year ago,
and at the other reporting centers there was. an increase of 18 per cent.

SUMMARY BY FEDERAL RESERVE DISTRICTS
Federal
Reserve
District
Boston
New York
Philadelphia
Cleveland
Richmond
Atlanta
Chicago
St, Louis
Minneapolis
Kansas City
Dallas
San Francisco
Total, 274 reporting centers
New York City*
140 Other leading centers*

Week ended
April 3 ,
April 2,
1940
1941
628
l,l7
+8+
5,092
528
689
595
733
1-8
40
3bl
3bo
271
1,687
2,059
310
269
157
175
270
297
209
2+
13
670
79b
10,378
l+,l£3'
i+,720
6,160
5,189
888
767

11,768

13 weeks ended
April 3 ,
April 2,
1940
1941
7,051
1+6,630
51,876
5,675
6,667
7,012
8,730
3,902
l+,868
b*lOl
3,b39
16,217
19,121+
3,iU7
3,795
2,072
1,985
3,307
3,693
2,706
3,iU3
8,750
10,265
108,712
125,386
+
1+7,391
57,205
67,581+
10 ,1+11
8,871

12,636

I
DEBITS BY BANKS I I EACH REPORTING CENTER, DURING THE WEEK ENDED APRIL 2, 1941
(in thousands of dollars)
DISTRICT NO. 2 - NEW YORK (Cont»d)
DISTRICT NO. 1 - BOSTON
N. Y.
1,122
+
61+#36o Elmira
Hartford
Conn#
1
!
i
t
Jamestown
l+,30?
25,031
New Haven
1
1
n
New York
Waterbury
1,
+ 720,1465
9,569
I
t
Bangor
Maine
3,853
3 ,91+3 Poughkeepsie
1
1
1
1
Portland
9,056 Rochester
35,355
I
I
Syracuse
Mciss*
23,261
Boston
1+
03,969
I
I
1
1
8,005
Brockton
3 ,914+ Utica
1
1
Fall River
5,312
1
1
DISTRICT NO. 3 - PHILADELPHIA
Holyoke
3,296
t
t
Del.
Lowell
3 ,651+ Wilmington
1+5,191
1
1
N. J.
Camden
Lynn
li+,285
l,l7
+9+
t
i
1
1
Trenton
5,061
New Bedford
17,835
i
t
Penna,
Allentown
7,638
Springfield
18,051
1
1
i
t
Altoona
2,71+8
Worcester
18,683
1
1
Chester
l
+,302
1,859
+
Manchester
N. H.
1
1
li+,759
Providence
1+1,991 Harrisburg
R. I*
i
t
Hazleton
Vt*
3,125
Burlington
2,779
1
1
Johnstown
l+,972
1
1
Lancaster
12,088
DISTRICT NO. 2 - HEW YORK
1
1
5,820
Lebanon
2,352
Stanford
Corn*
1
1
Norristown
2,81+9
Montclair
i *183
t
». J.
1
1
1
1
Philadelphia
108,768
515,100
Newark
t
i
Reading
Northern New Jersey
11,189
I
I
Scranton
1+9,108
Clearing House Assn,
10,955
M
i
t
Wilkes-Barre
9,566
Passaic
6,867
I
I
l l l l 9 Williamsport
+,|+
.Albany
3,225
N. Y#
I
I
1
1
York
5,066
8,1+80
Binghamton
1
1
68,696
Buffalo
*Centers for which bank debits figures are available back to 1919*



Form F. R. 285~a
DEBITS BY BANKS IN EACH REPORTING CENTER, DURING THE WEEK ENDED APRIL 2, 1941
(In thousands of dollars)
DISTRICT NO. A - CLEVELAND
Lexington
Ky.
U,U05
Akron
Ohio
23,819
t
i
12,128
Canton
t
t
Cincinnati
1114,987
t
t
Cleveland
198,393
t
i
1*6,1+06
Columbus
t
t
Dayton
23,629
t
t
3,312
Hamilton
t
t
3,971
Lima
t
t
l,5l+0
Lorain
t
t
Middletown
3,903
t
t
Springfield
5,5l+9
t
i
Steubenville
2,527
i
t
37,118
Toledo
i
t
3,936
Warren
t
t
Youngstown
15,169
i
t
Zanesville
2,29U
2,902
Butler
Pa.
t
t
9,352
Erie
t
i
Franklin
1,177
t
i
1,900
Greensburg
t
i
902
Homestead
i
t
Oil City
2,607
i
i
Pittsburgh
203,655
Wheeling
W. Va.
7,61+9
DISTRICT NO. 5 - RICHMOND
Washington
D.6.
Baltimore
Md.
i
t
Cumberland
t
t
Hagerstown
Asheville
N. C.
n
Charlotte
t
l
Durham
t
t
Greensboro
t
i
Raleigh
i
t
Wilmington
t
i
Winstonr-Salem
Charleston
s.c.
t
t
Columbia
t
i
Greenville
n
Spartanburg
Danville
Va.
i
t
Lynchburg
t
t
Newport News
t
i
Norfolk
i
i
Portsmouth
i
i
Richmond
i
t
Roanoke
Charleston
W. Va.
t
t
Huntington

8l+,758
127,032
2,1+72
3,053
3,382
22,650
7,571+
5,369
12,019
1+,179
9,563
5,750
10,978
5,5*J2
l+,356
2,291
1,l +
+ l2
3,397
18,335
1,500
1+3,733
8,693
12,1+77
J,595
+

DISTRICT NO. 6 - ATLANTA
Ala.
Birmingham
t
t
Dothan
t
t
Mobile
t
t
Montgomery
Jacksonville
Fla.
t
t
Miami
t
t
Pensacola
t
i
Tampa

31,060
1,121
l + 006
l,
8,1+36
25,711
18,226
3,289
9,187




DISTRICT NO. 6 - ATLANTA (Cont*d)
Ga.
Albany
1*535
t
!
65 ,1+68
Atlanta
t
l
Augusta
6 ,1+51
I
t
788
Brunswick
t
t
5,71+0
Columbus
t
t
Elberton
315
t
f
5,732
Macon
t
t
Newnan
531+
t
f
8,U96
Savannah
f
i
805
Valdosta
La,
70,091+
New Orleans
2,632
Hattiesburg
Miss#
f
t
8,718
Jackson
f
f
Meridian
3,369
f
f
Vicksburg
1,603
Tenn,
11,881).
Chattanooga
f
f
Knoxville
9,108
f
t
Nashville
25,553
DISTRICT NO. 7
Aurora
Bloomington
Champaign-Urbana
Chicago
Danville
Decatur
Elgin
Moline
Peoria
Rockford
Springfield
Fort Wayne
Gary
Hammond
Indianapolis
South Bend
Terre Haute
Cedar Rapids
Clinton
Davenport
Des Moines
Dubuque
Mason City
Muscatine
Siovax City
Waterloo
Adrian
Battle Creek
Bay City
Detroit
Flint
Grand Rapids
Jackson
Kalamazoo
Lansing
Saginaw
Green Bay
Manitowoc
Milwaukee
Oshkosh
Sheboygan

- CHICAGO
111.
f
t
t
f
f
f
f
t
t
f
t
f
f
i
f
t
t
i
t
t
Ind,
f
f
f
f
t
t
f
t
t
t
Iowa
t
t
t
t
t
t
t
t
t
f
t
t
t
t
Mich,
t
t
t
t
t
t
t
t
t
t
t
t
t
t
t
t
t
t
Wis.
t
t
t
t
t
t
t
t

i
+,068
3,594
1+,621
1,337,105
2,835
7,1+68
2,51+6
2,287
17,302
12,038
8,569
8,985
U,099
2,287
57,11+0
16,139
5,556
7,1461
1,718
7,080
30,356
2,31+9
2,756
1,113
10,731
5,150
1,317
3,608
3,1+72
335,511
8,1+11
15,0l4l+
U,799
6,851+
68t+
,il
6,511+
3,820
2,025
88,332
2,353
5,102

Form F. E. 285-b
DEBITS BY BANKS IN EACH REPORTING CENTER, DURING THE WEEK ENDED APRIL 2, 1941
(in thousands of dollars)
DISTRICT NO. 10 - KANSAS CITY (Cont’d)
DISTRICT NO. 8
ST. LOUIS
Okla.
1,918
Muskogee
1,213
Ark,
EL Dorado
tt
ii
25,182
Oklahoma City
2,929
Fort Smith
tt
it
82b
Okmulgee
Helena
11
+3
tt
tt
2l+,6l8
Tulsa
Little Rock
13,169
ti
Wyo,
Casper
Pine Bluff
1*893
1,1+79
it
ti
2,236
Cheyenne
Texarkana
892
(See also Tex.)
DISTRICT NO. 11 - DALLAS
East St. Louis & Nat’l
3,1+20
Ariz,
Tucson
12,230
Stock Yards
111 .
tt
La.
13,261+
Shreveport
Quincy
2111
,+4+
N. I .
I
Roswell
1,007
Evansville
Ind,
8,875
Abilene
3,202
Tex*
Louisville
Ky.
5k, 507
1
1
tt
8,lJUo
Austin
Owensboro
1,1+55
1
!
Beaumont
6,088
l i 66
,j
Greenville
Miss.
tt
Corsicana
922
Mo.
160,000
St. Louis
tt
tt
Dallas
Sedalia
570
68,553
tt
ii
El Paso
10,190
Springfield
1+,175
tt
Fort Worth
Tenn.
20,080
Llemphis
k3,Uk7
t
t
Galveston
8,327
tt
Houston
DISTRICT NO. 9 - MINNEAPOLIS
66,618
tt
Port Arthur
Duluth
Minn.
9,755
1,917
tt
it
88,250
San. Antonio
Minneapolis
19,593
tt
it
Texarkana
Red Wing
b7b
it
(See also Ark. )
l4l+,19U
St. Paul
1,126
tt
ti
Tyler
South St. Paul
7,311.
2,731
t
t
it
Waco
Winona
1,359
3 ,791+
tt
2,821
Wichita Falls
Mont.
Billings
3,935
it
2,1+36
Helena
AIT FRANCISCO
DISTRICT NO. 12 - S
Dickinson
N, D.
353
it
Ariz*.
Phoenix
5,299
Fargo
10,998
n
Calif *
Bakersfield
1,169
Grand Forks
hM k
t
t
n
I
+09
Berkeley
Jamestown
6,981
t
t
it
1,032
Fresno
Minot
8,122
ti
1,352
Long Beach
S, D.
Aberdeen
9,658
tt
n
Los Angeles
l+,655
Sioux Falls
222,139
tt
3,008
Oakland
Wis.
La Crosse
26,980
tt
ii
1,279
Pasadena
Superior
6,707
tt
Sacramento
27,1+05
t
t
San Bernardino
DISTRICT NO. 10 - KANSAS CITY
3,166
tt
San Diego
Colorado Springs Colo.
3,638
i6,6bb
tt
tt
San Francisco
Denver
1+8,097
255,063
tt
tt
San Jose
Grand Junction
6,008
691
tt
it
Santa Barbara
1,826
+
Pueblo
2, i l
6|+
tt
Stockton
721
Atchison
Kans.
l,l+
+9l
ti
Idaho
Boise
Hutchison
2,1421
1+,731
it
Hev.
Reno
Independence
3,118
657
tt
Ore*
Eugene
Kansas City
2,721+
4,1+35
t
t
it
Portland
Lawrence
818
1+8,661+
tt
ti
Salem
968
Pittsburg
3,563
tl
Utah
Ogden
Topeka
l,+l
+ll+
5,291
tt
ti
Salt Lake City
Wichita
13,671+
17,821;
Wash*
Bellingham
Mo.
Joplin
2,285
1,791
tt
it
Everett
Kansas City
85,506
2,129
tt
ii
Seattle
St. Joseph
7*oJ+9
63,916
tt
Spokane
Neb.
Fremont
767
11,848
t
t
it
Tacoma
Lincoln
7,792
10,758
tt
ti
Walla Walla
Omaha
1,670
1+0,351+
tt
Yakima
Albuquerque
N, M.
l+,l6l
l
+,005
Okla.
Bartlesville
l,l0
+9+
ti
Enid
2,589
it
Guthrie
355