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STATEMENT FOR THE PRESS
■Released for publication
Sunday morning, Jan* l 6 ;
not e a r lie r .

. *
M rl 730
Federal Reserve Board
January 1 5 , 19 2 1 .
B A M DEBITS

-Aggregate debits to individual account, as reported for oanks in 153
^ ie
country*^spleading clearing house associations for the week ending January 12,
y~1 ^ 6 , jj)b m illio n s , or a daily average of 1>^39 m illions, compared with 10,732
v
‘
m illions, or a daily average of 2 *1^8 m illions, shown for the preceding five-day
week,
A large decrease in volume of checks is shown for all the larger centers,
except Los Angeles, the aggregate for New York City alone being 1 ,3 ^ 3 m illions
oelow the previous week 1 s figure*? The smaller volume of debits is due in the
main to a comparative easiness quiet following exceptionally heavy activity
at the turn of the year'.
As compared with the corresponding week a year earlie r, debits for the week
under
review were 1,523 m illions smaller, the decrease in the total for Few
Yoxk City alone accounting for about two-thirds of the aggregate decline,

DEBITS TO INDIVIDUAL ACCOUNT AT CLEARING HOUSE BANKS
---- ^ ^ 4 ^ ^ I _ F E D E R A L RESERVE DISTRICTS
Fe der al~
:Numoer of:
— -- ending;
Week ------Reserve
1 centers
_____ D is tr ict___*__
Jan. 12, 1921 : Jan. 5, 19:
5
Jan.
.in c l uded
No*

1

So s ton
2 New York

3 Philadelphia
4 Cleveland
5 Richmond
6 Atlanta
7 Chicago
3 St. Louis
9 Minneapolis
10 Kansas City
11 Dallas
12 San Francisco
total

13
7

12
1*4

6
15

U , 75^
06
*+.525,613

402,231

596,067

106,736
214,31s
1 ,0 2 3 ,6 6 6

206 , 859

12
15
13

16
15;

482,101

792,6 35
203,713

252,272
1 , 152,805

532,205
k , 635 , 67 s

10 , 737 ,o 72

244,613

166 ,01s

REPORTING CENTERS IX FEDERAL RESERVE DISTRICTS
(I n thousands of dollars
DISTRICT No, 1 • - POSTON
Bangor
*+,343
4 218
B 0s t on *
■
'(254.1U5) 334 , 026 ^(344716)^9 ..525,
Fall River
6 ,3 2 1
' i ,440
Hartford
23}&ss
33 ,404
Holyoke
3 ,4 1 3
” 5 .275
Lowell
4 ,3 9 5
5.557
Manchester
4 , 495
3.554
New Bedford

5,40Q

New Haven
Portland
Providence
Sp ringfield
Waterbury
V
.’orces ter

18 , 25*
+
9 ,3 1 S
3 7 ,7 3 7

15*073
7 ,126

It),732

DISTRICT No, 2 - NEV7 YORK
.
Albany
Binghamton
Buffalo
New York
Passaic
Rochester
Syracuse

*Debits


25.21+3

^,637
71, *+
7*+
37*+, 122
4 . 97s
28,903

16,256

10 2C

(In thousands of dollars)
525,091
523 , 27 s
5 , 29*
4,590
5 , 493,821

257,755
170,229
260,387
1 7 s ,o 6 z
568,026

1 5 0 ,5 9 8

14,

6,184
21,228

10,168
*+ ,153
0
17,*+81
9,091

* 10 , 10'
++
57 7,97

183,299
301,669
1 , 175,035
27 : ,0^*7
I 83 , S ?2
283,228

175,403
537,731

1 0 , 15 s , 754

3,6ll*
350,074
1 1 ,42*+
°%\ 13
-J 4
' X4 , 4C (

5,612
8,934
1 9,571
8 ,2 1 7
4 4,84 2'
1 6 ,523
8 ,0 2 4

22,5 7 6

18 , 4o7

26,276
*+,620

16,217

7 9 ,0 7 7
5 ,7 1 6 ,6 8 7

7 5,031
5,347", 254

5,1+91
^1,336
21 ,10 3

of banks which submitted reports in 1920

4,608

6 ,11 1

3 1 ,7 0 6
17,39*+

DE.3I I’d

iO

INDI VIDUAL ACCOUNT AT CLEARING HOUSE BANKS
J M Z 2&
: _______ ______________________ Week ending_________
J a n . 12, 1921
Jan, 1 4 , 1920
Jan, 5 , 1921
(In thousands of dollars)

DISTRICT No. 3
PHILADELPHIA
A 1 toona
3 .5*0
Chester
4,705
Harrisburg
'
7, *72
J ohnstown
4,919
Lancaster
5,693
Philadelphia
3 17,8 75
Scranton
Trenton
Wilkes-Barre
Williamsport
Wilmington
York
DISTRICT No. 4 * CLEVELAND
Akron
Cincinnati
Cleveland
Columbus
Dayton
Erie
Greensburg
. Lexington
Oil City
Pittsburgh
Springfield
Toledo
Wheeling
Youngs town
DISTRICT No, 5 - RICHMOND
Baltimore
Charleston
Charlotte
Columbia
Huntington
Norfolk
Raleigh
Richmond
Washington
DISTRICT No * 6 - ATLANTA
Atlanta
Augusta
Birmingham
Chattanooga
Jacksonville
Knoxville
Macon
Mobile
Montgomery
Nashville
New Orleans
Pensacola
Savannah
Tampa
Vicksburg




1 9 ,279
1 1 . * 3*
2,549
4,726
9 , 87 *
*,099

3 ,3 6 0
5 ,0 8 2

3,629
5,120

7,593
5,271
5 ,3 5 7
39 0,929

*,100
3,220

5,633
361,296

16,790

15,312

1 3 ,5 0 0

1 1,599

10,*21
5,212
1 3 ,3 7 *
* , 5*0

1 4 , 551

1 9 ,3 2 5
1 1 2 ,2 8 0

176,203
32,100
13,071

25S,75S

7 ,6 * 1
5 , *05
5,799

7 ,4 2 2
5 ,7 0 2
5 ,2 0 3
3 ,9 2 9
2 57,665
5 ,7 6 2
3"+, 615
1 0 , 3*0

7 3 ,6 7 2

3 , 88b

202 , bSS
4, o l 6
28 , 90 S
9,530

37,126

13,-79,9

2,765
3,2 60
12,905
*,Q 10

2 6 ,7 7 *

63,121
179,193
30,973
1 2 , *81
6,975

3,068
1 2 , *86
2 , 9*2

12 0 7 0 1
3 ,7 5 7
3 0,1 *1

2,290

1 7 ,9 * 7

20,109

1 7 ,0 7 2

1 0 3 ,3 * 9

1 3 * ,* * 3

105,*21

6,744

2 ,1 7 3
5 ,6 5 0
• 5 ,5 5 7

11,*85
8,062

6,655

5 ,5 1 7

5,726
1 7 ,* 9 7
4 ,1 0 0

1 2 ,7 9 6

12,520
*,900

29,529

32,9*2

31 ,9 6 7
3 9 ,9 5 5

27.125
6,792

29 , *25

l * ,* 9 5

10.126
1 3 ,1 * 3
6 ,7 3 6
* ,7 9 0
8 ,1 2 8

*,326
2*,256
7 2,523

1,561

1 1 ,* 7 2
6 , 2*1
1 ,9* *

6 ,3 3 0
2 7 ,0 *9
11 92°

13,572
9,214
5,218

20 , *29
6,700
31,202

35,200

15,921
16,257
15,096
1 * , 0*8
7,139

10 , 22*

2 , 36 *
*,068
22,252
29 , 5*2

102 , 289

13,207
6,568

2,500
26,230
6 , 5*0

2 , 1 64

2 , 10 *

9 ,9 6 0
7,350
29 ,l o *

2,551

DEBITS TO INDIVIDUAL ACCOUNT AT CLEARING HOUSE BAHKS
St.1750b
Week ending
Jan, 12, 1921
Jan. 5. 1921
Jan. 14, 1920
(In thousands of dollars)
DISTRICT No. 7 - CHICAGO
Bay City
3,413
3.538
3,703
Bloomington
2.55S
2,925..
3,109
Cedar Rapids
1 1 , 61+
9
13,732
7,305
Chicago
672 , U U
9
767,844
780,386
Davenport
7,382
7,189
Q ,725
De catur
3,238
3,283
*+,378
Des Moines
16,824
21,319
23,872
Detroit
110,040
114,936
146,076
Dubuque
4,012
3 , 73s
4,153
FI int
4,524
4,8 32
5,700
F t. 7'ayne
7,176
7A91
7.539
Grand Rapids
20,330
24,132
19,487
Indianapolis
38,634
35,953
40,?33
Jackson
3,852
4 ,560
4,495
Kalamazoo
4,659
5,197
5,835
Lansing
4,770
4,955
5,597
Milwaukee
59,534
73,090
72,744
Moline
2,030
2,041
Peoria'
10 , U61
10,861
10,510
Rockford
6 , 228
6,178
7,977
Sioux City
13,681
l b ,584
11,637
South Bend
3,421
3,997
3,997
Sprinf field
e
6 , 1+56
6,700
4,590
Waterloo
3,120
3,^70
3,299
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
$t, Joseph
Topeka
Tulsa
Wichita



6 , 5U6
11,265
26,220

6,134
14,925
30,795

129 , 1+75

33,353

30,996
174,905

4,709

1,625

2,218
23,742
2 , 1+75

1,299
2,528
3,81+9
75,59*+

25,859
5,000
2,248
1,077

1,300
2,999
2,145
2,973
■
2,989

4,191
78,967
6,4oi

25,519
48,433

6,501
17,012
4,597
28,387
12,199

6,359
11,136
41,373
<975

164,782

2,086
24,273

1$
18,299

2,372
1,325
2,619
3,465
90,604
33,336
5,700

3,021

1,937
m i

1,208
4,102
2,997
3,773
52,639
2,477

7 ,112

1,93?
3,214

2,639

103,142
4o,3io

9,372
1,896
1,360
690
2,864

2,063
3,333

60,646
3,907
4,481

85,833
8,181
25 , 25s

94,924

44,635

66,099

6,735
19,391
4,445
31,509
12,731

5,753
19,437
4,811
24,249
5,995
29,781
l4,s4i

DEBITS TO INDIVIDUAL ACCOUNT AT CLEARING HOUSE BANKS
St, 1730c
Week endin*
Jan. 14. 1920
J an, 12. 1921
Jan. 5. 1921
(In thousands of dollars)
DISTRICT NO. 11 - DALLAS
2,014
Albuquerque
2,028
1.916
Austin
4,300
3,560
4,079
Beaumont
4., 499
5,085
4 , 598
Dallas
55,024
45,868
3^,654
El Paso
8,623
9,825
3,059
24,484
Ft, Worth
23,487
2 4 , ISO
7,944
Galveston
27,099
2 7 ,9 0 1
Houston
38,050
38.953
2 5 ,6 3 3
7,018
9,334
San Antonio
8 ,2 8 3
10,120
Shreveport
8,550
9 ,3 4 8
1,844
Texarkana
2,839
1 ,7 5 1
1,660
Tucson
1,504
2 ,3 0 9
4,876
4,943
Waco
4 ,3 0 7
DISTRICT No. 12- SAN FRANCISCO
Berkeley
Boise
Fresno
Long Beach
Los Angeles
Oakland
Ogden
Pasadena
Portland
Reno
Sacramento
Salt Lake City
San Diego
San Francisco
San Jose
Seattie
Spokane
Stockton
Tacoma
Yakima




4,054
2,685
10,749

3,116
3,414
11,734
6,369

115,624
21,842

108,739

b,047

5,655
3,064
42,509
3,718
19,791
33,842
9,617
230,950
7,321
35,334
15,046
6,408

6,154

37,763
3,134
15,029
19,060

10,002

212,356
6,914
35.004
12,847

10,153
2,788

20,880

11,218

2,078

3,461
4,011

11,793
5,773
95,980
20,314
4,551
5,722
47,142
2,886
16,132

19,947

8,376
215,137
6,501
47,676
13,418
7,010
11,244
3,440