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Form Fft-285

STATEMENT FOR THE PRESS

For immediate release

BANK DEBITS

Board of Governors
of the Federal Reserve System
January 8, 1938.

Debits to individual accounts,as reported by banks in leading cities for the
week ended January 5, aggregated $10,019,000,000, or 18 percent above the total re­
ported for the preceding week and 4 percent below the total for the corresponding
week of last year. Each of the three weeks included only five business days.
Aggregate debits for th© l4l cities for which a separate total has been main­
tained since January 1919 amounted to $9,259,000,000, compared with $7,884,000,000
the preceding week and $9,695,000,000 the week ended January 6 of last year.

SUMMARY BY FEDERAL RESERVE DISTRICTS
Federal
Reserve
District
No* 1
2
3
4
5

- Boston
- New York
- Philadelphia
- Cleveland
- Richmond
6 - Atlanta
7 - Chicago
■ - St. Louis
8
9 - Minneapolis
10 - Kansas City
11 - Dallas
12 - San Francisco
TOTAL

Number
of centers
included
17
15

Jan. 5,
1938

17
28
18
29

542,311
4,475,996
528,756
651,436
331,630
305,700
1,392,111
276,044
167,018
320,496
270,802
756,219

273

10,018,519

18
25
23

26
4l

16

Week
end e d
Jan. 6 ,
Dec. 29,
1937
1937
461,746
581,670
4,721,647
3,896,629
495,567
409,167
714,086
625,165
374,530
267,621
306,405
227,863
1,163,326
1,443,633
293,450
222,989
166,486
150,835
326,443
270,015
261,190
188,111
793*7 a
639,562
8,523,029

10,478,888

DEBITS BY BANKS IN EACH REPORTING CENTER
'In thousands of dollars)
Week ended
Week ended
Jan. 5, 1938
Jan. 5, 1938
DISTRICT NO. 2 - NEW Y R - (Cont*d)
OK
DISTRICT NO. 1 - BOSTON
Northern New Jersey
3,514
Bangor, Maine
Clearing House Assn.
57,965
343,962
Boston, Mass.
7,4o4
Passaic, N. J.
Brockton, Mass.
4,002
Poughkeepsie, N. Y*
3,439
Burlington, Vt.
2,623
Rochester, N. Y.
35,833
4,332
Fall River, Mass.
Stamford, Conn.
4,987
56,502
Hartford, Conn.
Syracuse, N. Y.
2,798
Holyoke, Mass.
21,593
Utica, N. Y.
9,667
Lowell, Mass.
3,513
Lynn, Mass.
5,219
DISTRICT NO. 3 “ PHILADELPHIA
3,881
Manchester, N. H.
Allentown, Pa.
6,852
3,934
New Bedford, Mass.
Altoona, Pa.
2,625
New Haven, Conn.
18,977
Camden, N. J.
9,902
9,906
Portland, Maine
2,864
Chester, Pa.
40,378 '
Providence, R. I .
Harrisburg, Pa.
7,921
17,417
Springfield, Mass.
3,067
7,521
Hazleton, Pa*
Waterbury, Conn.
Johnstown, Pa.
3,854
13,832
Worcester, Mass.
Lancaster, Pa.
5,439
Lebanon, Pa.
1,392
DISTRICT NO. 2 - NEW YORK
Norristown, Pa.
Albany, N. Y.
2,435
36,037
Philadelphia, Pa.
372,660
Binghamton, N. Y.
5,5 62
Reading, Pcu
68,756
9,085
Buffalo, N. Y.
Scranton, Pa.
13,519
3,740
Elmira, N. Y.
Trenton, N. J .
21,373
Jamestown, N. Y.
3,327
Wilkes-Barre, Pa.
6,921
Montclair, N. J. .
4,271
Williamsport, Pa*
2,367 '
82,560
Newark, N. J,
Wilmington, Del.
50,922
New York, N. Y.
4,130,855
York, Pa.
5,508



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DEBITS BX BANKS IN EACH REPORTING CENTER
fin thousands of dollars)
Week ended
Week ended
Jan. 5, 1938
Jan. 5, 1938
DISTRICT NO. 6 - ATLANTA (Cont*d) .
DISTRICT NO. 4 - CLEVELAND
318
Elberton, Ga,
17,451
Akron, Ohio
1,218
Hattiesburg, Miss.
3,149
Butler, Pa,
7,223
Jackson, Miss.
9,565
Canton, Ohio
25,586
Jacksonville, Fla*
86,566
Cincinnati, Ohio
9,61-4
Knoxville,Tenn.
150,956
Cleveland, Ohio
3,880
Macon, Ga.
46,383
Columbus, Ohio
2,243
Meridian, Miss*
20,285
Dayton, Ohio
9,792
Miami, Fla.
8,150
Erie, Pa.
11,383
Mobile, Ala*
846
Franklin, Pa.
5,807
Montgomery, Ala.
1,923
Greensburg, Pa.
21,881
Nashville, Tenn.
2,534
Hamilton, Ohio
627
Newnan, Ga.
866
Homestead, Pa.
68,379
New Orleans, La.
7,808
Lexington, Ky.
2,738
Pensacola,Fla,
4,381
Lima, Ohio
8,780
Savannah, Ga.
1,213
Lorain, Ohio
8,089
Tampa, Fla.
2,176
Middletown, Ohio
983
Valdosta, Ga.
2,872
Oil City, Pa.
1,637
Vicksburg, Miss.
215,654
Pittsburgh, Pa.
5,068
Springfield, Ohio
DISTRICT NO. 7 - CHICAGO
2,155
Steubenville, Ohio
1,063
Adrian, Mich.
34,690
Toledo, Ohio
2,752
Aurora, 111.
1,963
Warren, Ohio
3,220
Battle Creek, Mich.
10,322
Wheeling, W. Va.
2,550
Bay City, Mich.
12,383
Youngstown, Ohio
3,130
Bloomington, 111.
2,077
Zanesville, Ohio
'7,104
Cedar Rapids, Iowa
2,754
Champaign-Urbana, 111*
DISTRICT NO. 5 - RICHMOND
830,273
Chicago, 111*
2,939
Asheville, N. C.
1,524
Clinton, Iowa
92,363
Baltimore, Md.
2,229
Danville, 111*
4,679
Charleston, S, C«.
5,925
Davenport, Iowa
18,205
Charleston, W. Va.
3,973
13,696
Decatur, 111*
Charlotte, N. C,
25,831
Des Moines, Iowa
9,639
Columl?ia,S. C.
246,320
Detroit, Mich.
1,933
Cumberland, Md.
2,240
Dubuque, Iowa
1,917
Danville, Va.
1,772
Elgin, 111*
6,577
Durham, N. C.
7.221
Flint, Mich.
4,635
Greensboro, N. C,
9.221
Fort Wayne, Ind*
5,051
Greenville, S. C.
2.961
Gary, Ind.
Hagerstown, Md.
12,845
Grand Rapids, Mich.
4,722
Huntington, W. Va.
3,173
Green Bay, Wis*
3,527
Lynchburg,Va.
1,862
Hammond, Ind.
2,550
Newport News, Va.
50,669
Indianapolis, Ind.
14,178
Norfolk, Va.
4,018
Jackson, Mich.
1,256
Portsmouth, Va.
5,377
Kalamazoo, Mich.
12,150
Raleigh, N. C.
6,176
Lansing, Kich.
43,471
Richmond, Va.
1,604
Manitowoc, Wis*
8,431
Roanoke, Va.
2,448
2,904
Mason City, Iowa
Spartanburg, S. C.
70,384
Milwaukee, Wis*
63,000
Washington, D. C.
2,202
Moline, 111.
3,089
Wilmington, N. C.
823
Muscatine, Iowa
10,718
Winston-Salem, N. C.
2,355
Oshkosh, Wis.
13,950
Peoria, 111.
DISTRICT NO. 6 - ATLANTA
5.961
Rockford, 111*
1,746
Albany, Ga.
5,557
Saginaw, Mich,
59,501
Atlanta, Ga.
4,226
Sheboygan, Wis.
4,456
Augusta, Ga.
9,387
Sioux City, Iowa
32,243
Birmingham, Ala*
9,827
South Bend, Ind.
738
Brunswick, Ga.
8,071
Springfield, 111.
11,839
Chattanooga, Tenn.
5,427
Terre Haute, Ind.
4,093
Columbus, Ga.
3,706
906
Waterloo, Iowa
Dothan, Ala,




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DEBITS BY BANKS IN EACH REPORTING CENTER
fin thousands of dollars).________
Week ended
Week ended
Jan. 5, 1938
Jan. 5, 1938
DISTRICT NO, 10 - KANSAS CITY (Cont»d)
DISTRICT NO. 8 1 ST.LOUIS
34,182
Omaha, Neb,
East St. Lo^is & Nat’l.
1,166
Pittsburg, Kans,
Stock Yards, 111.
6 >909
5,102
Pueblo, Colo,
Eldorado, Ark,
1,341
7,227
St. Joseph, Mo,
Evansville, Ind,
9,520
5,318
Topeka, Kans,
Fort Smith, Ark,
3,239
44,295
Tulsa, Okla,
Greenville, Miss.
1,267
11,564
Wichita, Kans.
Helena, Ark.
527
Little Rock, Ark.
9,519
DISTRICT NO. 11 - DALLAS
Louisville, Ky.
48,533
2,893
Abilene, Tex,
Memphis, Term.
6,721
Austin, Tex,
Owensboro, Ky,
1,596
6,233
Beaumont, Tex.
Pine Bluff, Ark.
2,748
1,312
Corsicana, Tex.
Quincy, 111,
1,879
76,379
Dallas, Tex,
St. Louis, Mo,
151,500
7,361
El Paso, Tex,
Sedalia, Mo,
47,922
Fort Worth, Tex,
Springfield, Mo,
ava
7,702
Galveston, Tex,
Texarkana, Ark.(See also Tex.)
S13
62,163
Houston, Tex,
2,206
Port Arthur, Tex,
DISTRICT NO. 9 - MINNEAPOLIS
853
Roswell, N. M,
1,162
Aberdeen, S. D.
19,123
San Antonio, Tex,
2,266
Billings, Mont,
12,340
Shreveport, La,
266
Dickinson, N. D,
Texarkana, Tex,
10,996
Duluth, Minn.
2,049
(See also Ark,)
3,935
Fargo, N. D.
2,783
Tucson, Ariz,
1,082
Grand Forks, N. D.
3,504
Tyler, Tex,
3,376
Helena, Mont,
4,854
Waco, Tex,
339
Jamestown, N. D,
4,4o4
Wichita Falls, Tex,
2,105
La Crosse, Wis,
82,979
Minneapolis, Minn,
DISTRICT NO. 12 - SAN FRANCISCO
861
Minot, N. D,
5,914
Bakersfield, Calif.
546
Red Wing, Minni.
2,018
Bellingham, Wash.
45,461
St. Paul, Minn,
5,500
Berkeley, Calif.
4,194
Sioux Falls, S. D,
4,620
Boise, Idaho
4,502
South St. Paul, Minn,
Eugene, Ore,
1,605
1,077
Superior, Wis.
I,74S
Everett, Wash.
1,871
Winona, Minn.
9,114
Fresno, Calif,
8,412
Long Beach, Calif,
DISTRICT NO. 10 - KANSAS CITY
231,691
Los Angeles, Calif,
3,275
Albuquerque, N. M,
30,129
Oakland, Calif,
700
Atchison, Kans,
3,774
Ogden, Utah
6,696
Bartlesville, Okla,
7,754
Pasadena, Calif,
2,053
Casper, Wyo,
11,607
Phoenix, Ariz,
2,125
Cheyenne, Wyo.
38,923
Portland, Ore.
3,820
Colorado Springs, Colo,
2,811
Reno, Nev,
37,814
Denver, Colo,
27,779
Sacramento, Calif,
3,098
Enid, Okla,
3,191
Salem, Ore,
750
Fremont, Neb.
18,014
Salt Lake City, Utah
840
Grand Junction, Colo,
3 ,7 a
478
San Bernardino, Calif,
Guthrie, Okla,
13,561
San Diego, Calif.
2,547
Hutchinson, Kans,
235,633
San Francisco, Calif.
550
Independence, Kans,
7,318
San Jose,Calif,
2,712
Joplin, Mo.
4,597
Santa Barbara, Calif,
3,701
Kansas City, Kans,
47,592
Seattle, Wash.
96,919
Kansas City, Mo,
II,088
Spokane, Wash.
1,210
Lawrence, Kans,
5,422
Stockton, Calif,
7,263
Lincoln, Neb,
8,349
2,564;
Tacoma, Wash.
Muskogee, Okla,
1,394
Walla Walla, Wash.
31,795
Oklahoma.City,. Okla,
2,940
Yakima, Wash.
732
Okmulgee, Okla,