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Form F. R. 285

STATEMENT FOR THE PRESS

For immediate release

BANK DEBITS

Board of Governors
of the Federal Reserve System
January 21, 1941

Debits to deposit accounts (except interbank accounts), as reported by banks
in leading cities for the week ended January 15, aggregated $9>111>000,000* Total
debits during the 13 weeks ended January 15, amounted to $125,147,0005000, or 8
per cent above the total reported for the corresponding period a year ago. At
banks in New York City there was an increase of 6 per cent compared with the
corresponding period a year ago, and at the other reporting centers there was an
increase of 10 per cent.
SUMMARY BY FEDERAL RESERVE DISTRICTS
-- .1
.
i
• ----------------j (in millions of d o l l a r s ) __
13 weeks ended
'Week ended
Federal
January 17,
January 15,
January 17,
Reserve
January 15,
1940
District
1940
1941
1941
524
3*5.87
486
638
377
318
1,394
'293
158
282
233
822

Bo ston
New York '
Philadelphia
Cleveland
Richmond
Atlanta
Chicago
St. Louis
Minneapolis
Kansas City
Dallas
San Francisco
Total, 274 repotting centers
New York City*
140 Other leading centers*
133 Other centers

506
3,963
464
584322
291
1,297
269
169
285
227
726

7,491
52,698
6,628
8,746
4,783
3,955
18,219
3,869
2,200
3,705
3,137
9,715

6,670
49,860
6,033
7,698
4,241
3,553
16,644
3,513
2,186
3,603
2,908
8,976

9,111
3,276
5,040
795:.

9,104
3,656
4,710
738

125,147
A8,3^5
66,403
10,380

115,886
45,837
60,539
9,509

DEBITS BY BANKS IN EACH REPORTING CfcjNTER, DURING THE WEEK ENDED JANUARY 15, 1941
(In thousands of dollars)
DISTRICT NO. 2 - NEW-YORK (Cont’d)
DISTRICT NO. 1 - BOSTON
N. Y.
Elmira
Hartford
Conn,
4,103
55,583
t
t
t
!
3,630
Jamestown
New Haven
21,724
t
t
1
1
Net; York
3,275,984
Waterbury
8,067
t
t
3,550
Bangor
Maine
Poughkeepsie
3,207
t
t
1
1
Rochester
32,790
Portland
8,627
t
t
Syracuse
22,989
Boston
Mass,
325,713
t
t
t
t
Utica
7,514
Brockton
3,973
t
t
Fall River
4,984
t
t
DISTRICT NO. ~O - PHILADELPHIA
Holyoke
3,095
1
.
t
t
Del.
Wilmington
Lowell
3,454
32,033
t
t
Camden
N. J.
Lynn
13,800
4,483
t
t
t
t
Trenton
New Bedford
24,984
6,272
t
t
Penna.
Allentown
Springfield
6,355
18,233
t
t
t
t
Altoona
Worcester
2,684
14,835
t
t
Chester
Manchester
N. H,
4,843
3,979
t
t
Harrisburg
Providence
R. I,
9,177
34,724
t
t
Burlington
Vt,
2,895
3,104 Hazleton
I
t
Johnstown
3,586
t
!
Lancaster
DISTRICT,NO * 2 - NEW YORK
6,082
I
t
Stamford
Lebanon
Conn«
1,829
5,395
t
t
Montclair
Norristovna
N. J*
2,579
4,525
t
l
t
t
Philadelphia
Newark
337,909
02,738
t
l
Reading
Northern New Jersey
10,445
t
t
Scranton
Clearing House Assn.
10,274
38,610
t
l
t
t
Wilkes-Barre
Passaic
7,184
8,466
t
t
Williamsport
Albany
3,060
N, Y,
31,351
t
t
t
t
York
6,178
Binghamton
5,617
n
Buffalo
59,916
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Form F. R. 285—a
DEBITS BY BANKS IN EACH REPORTING CENTER, DURING THE WEEK ENDED JANUARY 15,1941
(in thousands of dollars)
DISTRICT NO. 4 - CLEVELAND
DISTRICT NO. 6 - ATLANTA (Cont»d)
Ga,
Lexington
Ky.
Albany
1,663
11,914
it
Aicron
Ohio
Atlanta
55,110
19,212
it
it
Canton
Augusta
9,861
5,269
ti
it
Cincinnati
Brunswick
783
89,229
it
n
Cleveland
Columbus
5,893
164,795
i
i
tt
Columbus
Elberton
316
38,679
it
i
i
Dayton
Macon
4,922
19,637
tt
i
i
Hamilton
Newnan
516
3,020
ti
i
t
Lima
Savannah
7,718
3,974
i
i
it
Lorain
Valdosta
1,117
1,194
i
i
La,
Middletown
New Orleans
64,946
3,215
n
Hattiesburg
Springfield
Miss.
2,859
4,286
tt
i
i
Steubenville
Jackson
6,623
2,715
ti
it
Toledo
Meridian
3,301
35,796
t
i
it
Vicksburg
Warren
2,268
2,981
i
i
Youngstown
Tenn,
Chattanooga
16,102
12,891
i
i
ti
Zanesville
Knoxville
11,185
1,970
ti
Butler
Pa.
Nashville
22,582
2,226
n
Erie
7,658;
i
i
•
Franlclin
DISTRICT NO. 7 - CHICAGO •
716
i
i
Greensburg
111.
Aurora
2,744
2,066
11
it
Homestead
Bloomington
2,970
805
il
Champaign-Urbana ti
Oil City
4,103
2,317
11
i
i
Pittsburgh
Chicago
760,792
188,237
it
Danville
Wheeling
Va.
2,320
i,
S 162
11
Decatur
5,455
it
Elgin
DISTRICT NO. 5 - RICHMOND
2,179
it
2,288
Moline
Washington
D. C.
86,562
tt
Peoria
Baltimore
Md.
15,584
113,553
tt
1
1
Rockford
7,594
Cumberland
2,2,65
1
1
7,256
Springfield
Hagerstown
2,194
Ind,
8,811
Fort Wayne
Asheville
3,600
N. C.
ti
1
1
4,900
Gary
Charlotte
19,975
it
1
1
2,466
Hammond
Durham
7,317
ti
1
1
63 , 56
1
5,298
Indianapolis
Greensboro
ti
1
1
10,881
South Bend
Raleigh
12,003
tt
1
1
3,1^6
6,725
Terre Haute
Wilmington
1
1
6,790
Iowa
10,361
Cedar Rapids
Winston-Salem
it
5,261
Clinton
Charleston
S. c .
1,353
tt
II
Davenport
5,419
Columbia
8,271
tt
II
22,649
6,928
Greenville
Des Moines
tt
II
2,677
Spartanburg
Dubuque
3,609
tt
2,402
Mason City
Danville
Va.
1,759
11
it
Muscatine
755
Lynchburg
4,058
it
1
1
9,898
Sioux City
Newport News
3,108
1
1
Waterloo
4,884
Norfolk
15,665
1
1
Mich,
1,107
Portsmouth
Adrian
1,350
it
1
1
Battle Creek
Richmond
3,879
39,344
ti
1
1
Roanoke
Bay City
3,092
6,832
11
Detroit
2.84,274
W. Va,
Charleston
10,679
it
1
1
Flint
8,128
Huntington
3,973
it
Grand Rapids
15,172
tt
4,170
Jackson
DISTRICT NO. 6 - ATLANTA
tt
Kalamazoo
Birmingham
Ala,
6,687
27,160
it
ti
Lansing
Dothan
8,439
795
ti
tt
Saginaw
Mobile
6,113
12,199
ti
Wis,
Green Bay
Montgomery
3,755
6,029
it
1,678
Manitowoc
Jacksonville
Fla.
26,341
ti
it
Milwaukee
72,595
Miami
19,488
11
it
2,746
Oshkosh
Pensacola
2,785
tt
1
1
Sheboygan
Tampa
4,693
9,546




Form F. R. 285-b
DEBITS BY BANKS IN EACH REPORTING CENTER, DURING THE WEEK ENDED JANUARY 15,1941
(In thousands of dollars)
DISTRICT NO. 8 - ST. LOUIS
DISTRICT NO. 10 - KANSAS
El Dorado
Ark.
1,308 Muskogee
Okla.
1,861
Fort Smith
«
ti
Oklahoma City
3,685
22,252
Helena
1
1
it
Okmulgee
445
633
Little Rock
”
ti
Tulsa
12,019
32,829
Pine Bluff
n
Casper
1,926
Wyo.
1,642
Texarkana
"
it
Cheyenne
2,120
(See also Tex.)
895
East St. Louis & Nat1
1
DISTRICT NO. 11 - DALLAS
Stock Yards
111.
Tucson
11,172
Ariz.
3,224
tt
Quincy
Shreveport
2,066
La.
13,923
Evansville
Ind.
Roswell
N. M.
9,075
1,147
Louisville
Ky.
Abilene
52,021
Tex.
2,318
n
Owensboro
it
Austin
1,944
7,841
Greenville
it
Miss.
Beaumont
1,580
6,380
St. Louis
Mo.
tt
141,100
Corsicana
737
t
i
Sedalia
it
Dallas
453
66,990
i
i
Springfield
it
El Paso
4,027
11,799
Memphis
Tenn.
it
Fort Worth
49,393
19,086
tt
Galveston
5,446
DISTRICT NO. 9 - MINNEAPOLIS
tt
Houston
60,122
Duluth
Minn
it
9,892
Port Arthur
2,046
1
1
Minneapolis
1
1
San Antonio
79,212
19,398
1
1
Red Wing
it
387
Texarkana
1
1
St. Paul
37,386
(See also Ark. )
1,185
1
1
South St. Paul
tr
Tyler
7,443
3,055
1
1
Winona
tf
Waco
1,631
3,966
Billings
Mont,
ti
2,594
Wichita Falls
3,958
1
1
Helena
2,198
Dickinson
N. D.
327
DISTRICT NO. 1 2 - S A N F P J
1
1
Fargo
5,361
Phoenix
Ariz.
10,848
1
1
Grand Forks
1,240
Bakersfield
Calif.
5,422
1
1
Jamestown
tt
Berkeley
325
7,143
ti
Minot
tt
Fresno
971
9,730
Aberdeen
S. D.
tt
1,188
Long Beach
10,501
1
1
Sioux Falls
tt
5,206
Los Angeles
297,339
La Crosse
tt
Wis.
2,101
Oakland
26,967
1
1
Superior
tt
Pasadena
1,025
8,483
tt
Sacramento
28,715
DISTRICT NO. IQ - KANSAS CITY
tt
San Bernardino
3,240
Colorado Springs
Colo,
tt
3,316
San Diego
20,294
tt
Denver
tt
36,908
San Francisco
203,068
ti
Grand Junction
tt
882
San Jose
6,509
1
1
Pueblo
tt
3,300
Santa Barbara
2,770
Atchison
Kans,
tt
828
Stockton
5,570
it
Hutchinson
Boise
2,647
Idaho
4.635
ti
Independence
635
Reno
Nev.
3,554
1
1
Kansas City
5,607
Eugene
Ore.
3,033
ti
Lawrence
tt
1,083
Portland
41,802
ti
fittsburg .
tt
1,024
Salem
3,723
1
1
Topeka
4,501
Ogden
Utah
3,591
ti
Wichita
tt
13,018
Salt Lake City
19,754
Joplin
Mo.
2,774
Bellingham
Wash.
2,048
1
1
Kansas City
78,461
tt
Everett
2.636
tt
St. Joseph
tt
8,762
Seattle
61,282
Fremont
Neb.
tt
707
Spokane
12,290
tt
Lincoln
tt
7,347
Tacoma
12,098
ti
)maha
tt
36,021 Walla Walla
1,688
Albuquerque
N. M.
rt
4,364
Yakima
2,903
Bartlesville
Okla,
6,068
1
1
3nid
2,252
it
luthrie
458
Note?

Bank debits not previously reported for week ended January 8,194-1:
Ga., 2,031 (to be substituted for estimated figure 1,700)

Albany,