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Form FR—285
► For Immediate release

STATEMENT FOE THE PRESS
BANK DEBITS

Board of Governors
of the Federal Reserve System
December 11 , 1939

Debits to individual accounts,as reported by banks in leading cities for
the week ended December 6, which included only five business days in many of the
reporting centers, aggregated $9,081,000,000, or 18 percent above the total reported
for the preceding week, which also included only five business days in m:my of the
reporting centers, and 2 percent above the total for the corresponding week of
last year,
■ g reSate debits for the 141 cities for which a separate total has been
AS
maintained since January 1919 amounted to $8,338,000,000, compared with
$7,083,000,000 the preceding week and $8,233,000,000 the week ended December 7 of
last year.

SHU;!ART BY FEDERAL RESERVE DISTRICTS
(in thousands of dollars)
Federal
Humber
Week ended
R:re
e»v
of cetimers
Dec, 6,
Uov- 29,
Dec. 7,
D r orict
is
included
1939
1939
193
Ko. 1 - Boston
17
480,486
523,180
536,2*40
2 - Hew York
15
3,992,219
4,137,218
3,225,442
3 - Philadelphia
18
450,690
369,032
438,715
4 - Cleveland
25
614,370
501,866
497,596
5 ~ Richmond
24
333,790
290,356
313,710
6 - Atlanta
26
245,916
286,343
247,111
7 ~ Chicago
41
1,220,407
1,072,617
1,142,388
8 - St. Louis
16
303,6-49
242,044
288,868
9 - Minneapolis
17
160,700
172,126
151,589
10 - Kansas City
28
267,228
267,018
243,635
11 - Dallas
18
204,002
199,390
198,777
12 - San Francisco
29
736.68-4
618.982
722.800
TOTAL
274
.9,080.568
-2x707,586
-8»24?,020
,
DEBITS BY BANKS II EACH REPORTING CENTER
I
[In thousands of dollars)
Week ended
Week ended
Dec. 6, 1939
Dec, 6, 1939
DISTRICT NO, 1 - BOSTON
DISTRICT NO. 2 - NEW TORK (Cont*d)
Bangor, Maine
3,606
Northern Hew Jersey
Boston, Mass,
Clearing House Ass ’
n
. 301,336
41,098
Brockton, Mass,
Passaic, 1. J.
1
4,153
7,799
Burlington, Vt.
Poughkeepsie, H. Y.
3,236
2,343
Fall River, Mass.
3,421
Rochester, H. Y,
33,107
Hartford, Conn.
56,326
4,218
Stamford, Conn.
Holyoke, Mass.
2,267
Syracuse, N. Y,
20,283
Lowell, Mags,
2,929
Utica, N. Y
.
7,503
Lynn, Mass,
3,569
Manchester, N. H.
DISTRICT NO. 3 - PHILADELPHIA
7,331
New Bedford, Mass,
3,594
Allentown, Pa.
6,469
New Haven, Conn,
17,318
Altoona, Pa.
2,640
Portland, Maine
8,694
Camden, N.J.
12,064
Providence, R. I
.
28,181
Chester, Pa.
4,151
Springfield, Mass.
16,010
Harrisburg, Pa.
9,969
Waterbury, Conn,
6,921
Hazleton, Pa.
2,550
Worcester, Mass.
12,487
Johnstown, Pa.
4,162
•
Lancaster, Pa.
6,414
DISTRICT NO, 2 - NEW YORK .
1,852
Lebanon, Pa,
Albany, 1. Y,
1
29,152
Norristown, Pa,
2,625
Binghamton, N. Y.
Philadelphia, Pa.
4,938
348,055
Buffalo, N . x.
,
Reading, Pa, «
10,274
62,125
Elmira, N. Y.
Scranton, Pa,
10,707
• 3,423
Jamestown, N. Y,
Trenton, N, J,
17,600
3,067
Montclair, 1. J.
1
Wilkes-Barre, Pa,
4,192
6,387
Newark, N, J,
2,598
78,806
Williamsport, Pa.
New York, I. Y,
J
26,476
Wilmington, Del.
3,689,272
York, Pa,
5,697



Form FR-285-a
DEBITS BY BANES IN EACH REPORTING CENTER
(in thousands o dollars)
j
Week ended
Week ended
Dec. 6 , 1939
Dec. 6 , 1939
DISTRICT NO. 4 - CLEVELAND
DISTRICT NO. 6 - ATLANTA (Cont*d)
Akron, Ohio
Elberton, Ga.
20,927
329
Butler, Pa.
Hattiesburg,. Miss.
2,605
1,030
Canton, Ohio
Jackson, Miss,
10,177
8,669
Cincinnati, Ohio
Jacksonville, Fla,
82,375
20,143
Cleveland, Ohio
155,118
Knoxville, Tenn.
6,929
Columbus, Ohio
Macon, Ga,
51,671
4,221
Dayton, Ohio
Meridian, Miss.
2,920
15,915
Erie, Pa,
Miami, Fla,
13,252
7,263
Franklin, Pa,
Mobile, Ala,
841
9,121
Greensburg, Pa,
Montgomery, Ala,
5,566
2,689
Hamilton, Ohio
3,010
29,908
Nashville, Term,
Homestead, Pa,
Newnan, Ga,
875
545
Lexington, Ky,
4,481
65,407
New Orleans, La,
Lima, Ohio
2,506
Pensacola, Fla.
4,423
1,263 ■
Lorain, Ohio
8,278
Savannah, Ga,
3,588
Middletown, Ohio
Tampa, Fla,
7,024
Oil City, Pa.
2,765
1,025
Valdosta,Ga,
2,280
Pittsburg, Pa,
178,313
Vicksburg, Miss,
4,230
Springfield, Ohio
2,213
Steubenville, Ohio
DISTRICT NO. 7 - CHICAGO
33,326
909
Toledo, Ohio
Adrian, Mich.
2,545
2,834
Warren, Ohio
Aurora, 111,
8,580
3,101
Wheeling, W. Va,
Battle Creek, Midi.
13,344
2,951
Youngstown, Ohio
Bay City, Mich,
3,379
Zanesville, Ohio
1,833
Bloomington, 111,
5,958
Cedar Rapids, Iowa
3,832
DISTRICT 1 0 5 - RICHMOND
1.
Champaignr-Urbana, 111.
2,548
702,010
Asheville, N. C»
Chicago., Ill,
92,471
Baltimore, Md.
Clinton, Iowa
1,415
2,486
Charleston, S, C»
4,425
Danville, 111,
Charleston,. W. Va.
Davenport, Iowa
4,694
12,703
13,860
Decatur, 111,
Charlotte,N. C.
4,907
Columbia, S. C.
6,090
Des Moines, Iowa
23,041
Detroit, Mich.
1,961
Cumberland, Md.
208,451
Danville, Va*
Dubuque, I".a
o.r
3,764
2,167
Durham, N. C.
Elgin, 111,
2,113
8,603
Greensboro, N. C.
Flint, Mich,
6,574
4,844Greenville, S. C
,
Fort Wayne, Ind,
4,482
8,128
Gary, Ind.
Hagerstown, Md,
2,137
3,955
Huntington, W. Va,
Grand Rapids, Mich.
13,572
4,753
Lynchburg, Va.
4,396
Green Bay, Wis,
3,338
Newport News, Va,
2,966
Hammond, Ind.
1,971
Norfolk, Va.
13,058
Indianapolis, Ind.
49,398
Portsmouth, Va.
Jackson, Mich.
1,235
3,884
Raleigh„ N, C,
Kalamazoo, Mich.
7,489
11,193
41,163
Richmond, Va,
Lansing, Mich,
6,011
Roanoke, Va,
Manitowoc, Wis,
1,391
7,853
Spartanburg, S. C.
Mason City, Iowa
2,649
2,336
75,292
Milwaukee, Wis,
66,984
Washington, D. C,
2,654
2,123
Moline, 111,
Wilmington, N. C.
8,690
886
Winstorr-Salen, 1. C.
1
Muscatine, Iowa
Oshkosh, Wis,
2,131
Peoria, 111,
15,224
DISTRICT NO. 6 - ATLANTA
Albany, Ga. '
Rockford, 111,
1,284
6,612
Saginaw, Mich.
Atlanta, Ga.
6,301
55,136
Augusta, Ga.
Sheboygan, Wis,
4,704
3,435
Birmingham, Ala,
Sioux City, Iowa
20,965
8,469
South Bend, Ind,
Brunswick, Ga,
631
10,059
Springfield, 111.
Chattanooga, Tenn.
9,110
6,063
Terre Haute, Ind,
Columbus, Ga,
4,648
5,684
Dothan, Ala.
Waterloo, Iowa
712
4,141



Form FR-285~b
DEBITS BY BAliKS I I SACK REPORTING CENTER
I
(in thousands of dollars)
Week ended
I Week ended
Dec. 6 , 1939
iDec. 6 , 1939
DISTRICT Id. 8 - ST. LOUIS
DISTRICT NO. 10 - KANSAS CITY (Cont*d)
East St. Louis & Nat’
l
Omaha, Neb.
32,626
Stock Yards, 111.
Pittsburg, Kans.
9,485
790
Eldorado, Ark.
Pueblo, Colo.
1,319
3,392
Evansville, Ind.
St. Joseph, Mo.
7,146
6,435
Fort Smith, Ark.
Topeka, Kans.
2,809
3,882
Greenville, Miss.
Tulsa, Okla,
23,886
1,969
Helena, Ark.
976
Wichita, Kans,
13,381
Little Rocks Ark.
10,070
Louisville, Ky.
43,005 DISTRICT NO. 11 - DALLAS
Memphis, Tenn.
Abilene, Tex.
2,108
45,773
Owensboro, Ky.
Austin, Tex.
1,214
7,571
Pine Bluff, Ark.
Beaumont, Tex.
2,252
5,492
Quincy, 111.
2,066
Corsicana, Tex.
730
St. Louis, Mo,
Dallas, Tex.
170,800
63,185
Sedalia, Mo.
El Paso, Tex.
7,637
555
Springfield, Mo,
Fort Worth, Tex,
3*456
17,187
Texarkana,Ark,(See also Tex.)
754
Galveston, Tex,
5,614
Houston, Tex.
52,483
DISTRICT 110. 9 - MINNEAPOLIS
Port Arthur, Tex.
2,301
7s
Aberdeen, S. D.
Roswell, N. M.
1,133
1,303
Billings, Mont.
San Antonio, Tex.
3,174
15,197
Dickinson, N. D.
Shreveport, La.
542
10,398
Duluth, Minn.
Texarkana, Tex.
10,121
Fargo, li D,
'.
(See also Ark.)
4,983
848,
Grand Forks, N. D,
Tucson, Ariz.
1,2.64
2,740
Helena,. Mont,
Tyler, Tex.
3,685
2,918
Jamestown, N. D.
Waco, Tex.
410
3,264
La Crosse, Wis.
Wichita Falls, Tex.
2,190
3,026
Minneapolis, Minn,
78,183
Minot, N. D.
995 DISTRICT NO. 12 - SAN FRANCISCO
Red Wing, Minn.
Bakersfield, Calif.
367
7,005
St. Paul, Minn.
Bellingham, Wash.
4-1,649
1,479
Sioux Falls, S. D,
Berkeley, Calif.
4,213
5,235
South St. Paul, Minn.
Boise, Idaho
5,240
4,443
Superior, Wis.
Eugene, Ore.
1,916
949
Winona, Minn.
Everett, Wash.
1,597
2,398
Fresno, Calif.
11,624
DISTRICT HO. 10 - KANSAS CITY
Long Beach, Calif,
9,622
Albuquerque, N. M.
Los Angeles, Calif,
4,130
213,854
Atchison, Kans.
622
Oakland, Calif.
27,668
Bartlesville, Okla.
5,268
Ogden, Utah
3,955
Casper, Wyo.
Pasadena, Calif.
1,625
6,374
Cheyenne, Wyo.
2,200
Phoenix, Ariz.
10,016
Colorado Springs, Colo.
Portland, Ore.
37,846
4,623
Denver, Colo.
Reno, Nev.
2,706
40,599
Enid, Okla.
2,087
Sacramento, Calif,
34,012
Fremont, Neb,
Salem, Ore.
4,326
835
Grand Junction, Colo.
886
Salt Lake City, Utah
19,463
Guthrie, Okla.
San Bernardino, Calif,
325
3,318
Kutchinson, Kans*
San Diego, Calif.
15,568
2,335
Independence* Kans.
San Francisco, Calif.
224,548
514
Joplin, Mo.
San Jose, Calif.
2,564
6,447
Kansas C t ' , Kans.
isSanta Barbara, Calif,
3,382
3,298
Kansas City, Mo.
Seattle, Wash.
48,482
77,073
. Lawrence, Kans.
Spokane, Wash.
744
11,213
Lincoln, Neb.
Stockton, Calif.
6,766
6,042
Muskogee, Okla.
, Tacoma, Wash.
3,726
1,891
Oklahoma City, Okla.
Walla Walla* Wash.
23,860
1,591
Okmulgee, Okla.
Yakima, Wash.
3,509
457