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Released for publication
Sunday morning, Dec. 19 ;
not earlier,

STATEMENT. FOE TIIE F 'SS
T
st. 1659
Federal Reserve Board
December 18, 1920.
BANK DEBITS

Aggregate debits to individual account as reported by 150 of the country’ s
leading clearing house associations for the week ending December 15, were 9,5^9
millions, or 893 more than for the immediately preceding week. Larger totals
are reported for all the important centers, except New Orleans, Minneapolis,
Kansas City, and Dallas- The increase in debits for New York City alone,
where 'the voltme of stock exchange transactions was much larger than the week
before, amounted to'more than 600 millions.
As compared with the corresponding week
and saw the collection of a large volume
week under review are 1,422 millions smaller,
the important centers, except Pittsburgh and

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DEBITS TO INDIVIDUAL ACCOUNT AT CLEARING HOUSE BANKS
________SUMMARY BY FEDERAL RESERVE DISTRICTS_____
:Number of:_
Week ending
: centers :.
Dec. 15,1320;
Dec. 8 , 1920: Dec. 17, 1919
______: included :

Boston
13
New York
7
P h i l a d e l p h i a 11
Cleveland
l4
Ri chmond
7
Atlanta
15
Chicago
22
St. Louis
5
Minneapolis
u
Kansas City
15
Dallas
2
j
San Francisco
19
TOTAL

in 1919» which ended on December
of tax checks, debits for the
decreases being reported for all
San Francisco.

150

(In thousands of dollars)
464,772
603, 84i
4io,923
5,132,517
4,525,760
5, 944 ,982
446,929
4o4, 435
496,030
624,226
556 ,822
64o, 193
I 89, 900
189,027
215,175
209,082
217 ,908
293,870
1,108,322
1,014,228
223,778
218,492
274,129
201,897
177,863
180,564
183,277
336,126
285,013
285,067
132,700
145,682
163 , 557
595, 966
524, i4o
559 ,568

9, 549,384

8, 656,453

10,970,924

REPORTING CENTERS BY FEDERAL RESERVE DISTRICTS
(In thousands of dollars)
DISTRICT No. 1 - BOSTON
Bangor
3,678
4,918
3,359
Boston
306,849
261,079
407,14s
Fall River
7,550
12,493 . 6,287
Hartford
24,889
23,90s
27,527
Holyoke
3,592
3,588
4,097
Lowell
5,089
7,826
5,170
Manches ter
6,258
6,699
New Bedford
6,932
5,897
12,359
New Haven
18,927
19,489
18,551
Por tland
9,24s
10 , 19s
8,857
Providence
37,973
51,310
33,563
Springfield
14,361
14,419
18,029
Waterbury
7,289
6,961
9,143
Worcester
16,384
22,204
18,395
DISTRICT No. 2 - NEW YORK
Albany
Binghamton
Buffalo
Naw.York
Passaj. c
Rochester
 Syracuse


17,749
4,147
74,086

4 , 9 79 ^ 1 1
5,382
34,270
.17,572

22,787
3,975

2b ,105
4,3S5

66,263

73,321

4,377,423
4,630
34,644
16, 03s

5,784,012

6,729
33,796
16,634

DEBITS TO INDIVIDUAL ACCOUNT AT CLEARING HOUSE BAMS
St. 1659
: ____ _____________________ Week aridity ;____________
___________ :
Dec. 15. 1920
: Dec. S'T 1920 : Dec. 17. 1919.
(In thousands of dollars)
DISTRICT No; 3 - PHILADELPHIA
Altoona
' 3,939
3,317
3,319
Chester
4,778
5,355
5,213
Harrisburg
4,871
J ohns town
5,966
4,944
2,999
Lancaster
4,974
5,573
5,479
Philadelphia
367,782
420,652
334,332
Reading
—
5,697
Scranton
15,586
14,S72
12,130
Trenton
11,843
11,500
13,446
Wilkes-Barre
7,900
9,631
8,993
4,86s
Williamsport
6,190
4,0bo
Wilmington
s, 6os
14,728
10,556
York
4,342
4,502
5,003
DISTRICT No. 4 - CLEVELAND
Akr on
Cincinnati
Cleveland
Columbus
Dayton
Erie
Greensburg
Lexington
Oil City
Pi ttsburgh
Springfield
Toledo
Wheeling
Youngstown
DISTRICT No. 5 - RICHMOND
Baltimore
Charleston
Charlotte
Columbia
Huntington
Norfolk
Raleigh
Richmond
Washington
DISTRICT No. 6 - ATLANTA
Atlanta
Augus ta
Birmingham
Chattanooga
Jacksonville
Knoxville
Macon
Mobile
Montgomery
Nashville
New Orleans
Pensacola
Savannah
Tampa
Vicksburg




1 7 , 64s
71,323
174,879
34,323
7,572
5,138
6,128

4,575
4,891
234,825
3,909
£8,532

11,710
15,773

16,790
57,306
31,302
11,136

203,261
32,736
12,756

5 , oss
4,167

ll,S7o

160,169

7,948

4 ,m
201,01s
3,581
30,442
9,536
14,228

112,972
6,409
6,753
5,448

110,435
5,203

6,156

6,282
23,017
4,900
32,890
37,615

19,959

5,000

33,359
4i, 490
26,649
6,933
17,04s

10,944
12,610
6,427
5,254
7,143
4,44o
21,547

6,886

5,696

24,961

6,749

17,112
11,276
14,131
7,110

4,697
7,787

4,152

66,162

21,799
75,504

6,079

12,454
6,593

1,948
14,315
1,583

27 ,320
83,193

1,867
1,716

8,187
5,893

3,992
189,718

3,947
34,795
s,s4s
13,671
120,953

10 ,489

8,237

6,162
-

23,4a

5,800
38,113
-

39,949
12,184

16,136
13,373
12,373

7,371
8,790
8,570

5,672

26, 71 s
106,115

2,494
26,117
5,900
2,058

DEBITS TO I NDIVIDUAL ACCOUNT AT CLEARING HOUSE B A M S

Dec. 15, 1920

:

Week' ending
Dec. g, 1920

:

St,Io%b

Dec. 17, 1919

(In thousands of dollars)
DISTRICT No, 7 - CHICAGO
Bay City
Bloomington
Cedar Rapids
Chicago
Davenpor t
Decatur
Des Moines
Detroi t
Dubuque
Elint
Ft. Wayne
Grand Rapids
Indianapolis
J ackson
Kalamazoo
L an s ih 3

Milwaukee

Moline
Peoria
Rockford
Sioux City
South Bend
Springfield
Waterloo
DISTRICT No * 8 - ST. LOUIS
Evansville
Little Rock
Louisville
Memphi s
St, Louis
DISTRICT No * 9 - MINNEAPOLIS
Aberdeen
Billings
Duluth
Fargo
Grand Forks
Great Falls
Helena
Minneapolis
St, Paul
Sioux Falls
Superior
Winona
DISTRICT No. 10 - KANSAS CITY
Atchison
Bartlesville
Cheyenne
Colorado Springs
Denver
Joplin
Kansas City, Kan.
Kansas City, Mo,
Muskogee
Oklahoma City
Omaha
Pueblo
St. Joseph
Topeka
Tulsa
Wichita



3,643
2,531

10,670
745,514
7,007
3,393
17,306

131,656
3,032
4,429

4,550
2,695

3,153
2,534
10,896
672,181

7,357

0 7 ,° 3 2

7,560
4,196

8 ,2 0 4
3,285
17,034

19,552
197,770
2,575

119,008
3,471

6,851

5,5^0

8,070
19,976

6,012
4,877
63,200

7,092
21,050
32,326
3,636
5,376.

40,807
3 ,484

5,027
59,825
3,055

2,248
9 ,076
5,313
11,403
3,711

5,725
12,731
3,429

3,146

3,549

5,476

5,097
11,163

12,606
28,067
2S ,308

9,096

4,859

24,776
28,209

143,435

132,6U7

l ,504
1,990

1,801
3,276
33,265
3,183

31,654
2,871
1,746

2,003

2,519

3 ,1 3 6

2,626
90,972

2,977
94,444
32 ,U i 6

33,005
5 , COO

5,4oo

.

8,480
1 8 ,874
3 7 ,S 0 b
4,414
4,820
6,385

55,502
-

11,634
5,608
12 ,1 4l
3,228
4,687
3,648

5,104

11,663

4 i,3 4 s

43,699
172,315

1,925

2,210

19,632
3,421
1,913
2,933
2,701

100,939

44,o44
-

2,545

2,524

1,431

1,539

1,430

U05
3 ,038
2 , 26s
2,775
40,900
2,863
4,329

64o
2,348

3,627
2,^13
3,351
44,187

3,211
4,528
7S ,536

6,388
22,596
46,510

5,072
18,110
3 ,7 7 ^
32,835
9 .S 75

81,368
5,747
26,018
48,183
4,943
1 4,3 42
3,685

27,626
10,915

2,079

2,68 2
3,174
52,063
4,050
3,234
110,395
5,453
18,008
62,534

7,016
20,386
4,593

28,025
l l , 5 o0

DEBITS TO INDIVIDUAL ACCOUNT AT CLEARING HOUSE BAMS
St, 1659c
:__________________________ Week ending_____________________
________; _______________ :
_
Dec. 15, 1920________ i____ Dec.. 8 , 1920 ; Dec. 17. 1919
(In thousands of dollars)
DISTRICT No. 11 - DALLAS
Albuquerque
1,936
2,129
1,713
3,280
Austin
3,960
3.S9U
4,894
Beaumont
4,622
4 , 1+13
Dallas
52,192
43,444
39,76*+
9,804
El Paso
10 , 61+5
11,531
Ft. Worth
31,018
24,980
24,718
9,836
Galveston
13,271
Houston
38,584
30,872
43, 71+9
9,121
San Antonio
7,9^8
8,55*+
Shreveport
7,275
8,955
1,608
1,884
Texarkana
2,903
1,560
Tucson
1,491
1,560
4 ,696
Waco
*+,395
M 77
!T No. 12 - SAW FRANCISCO
Berkeley
Boise
Fresno
Long Beach .
Los Angeles
Oakland
Ogden
Pasadena
Portland
Reno
Sacramento
Salt Lake City
San Diego
San Francisco
San Jose
Seattle
Spokane
Stockton
Tacoma
Yakima




2,985
2,91
+9
13 ,S52

5,622
116,332
21,91+6
5M l
6, 25s
16,154
+

3,013
22,187

18,566

9,966

226,194
5,975
41,024
12 , 7^7
6, 301+
11 , 321+

2,920

3,1+08
2,987
19,140

6,167
103,085
23,311
5 , 961+
6,065
40,505
3,156
-

20,493
8,597

207 , 208
5.33S
36,455
13,011
6,165
9,7^5
3,335

3,001
3,713

1l , 44o
5,016
103,592

22,654
6,759

4,900
51/409
3,014

20,199
27,849

7,3*6
242,184
7,110

60,117
13,610
7,150

11,865
3,237