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STATEMENT FOR THE PRESS
For immediate release

BANK DEBITS

Board of Governors
of the Federal. Reserve System
March 13, 1937

Debits to individual accounts, as reported by banks in leading cities for the
week ended March 10, aggregated $9,012,000,000, or 17 percent below the total re­
ported for the preceding week and 5 percent above the total for the corresponding .
week of last year.
Aggregate debits for the l4l cities for vMch a separate total has been main­
tained since January 1919 amounted to $8,347,000,000, compared with $10,105,000,000
the preceding week and #8,033,000,000 the week ended March 11 of last year.
SUMMARY BY FEDERAL RESERVE DISTRICTS
(In thousands of dollars)
. Number
We e k
endeci
of centers
Mar. 10,
Mar. 3,
Mar. 11,
included
1937
1936
1937
17
499,720
618,309
423,022
4,400,278
15
5,199,720
4,575,817
18
420,784
508,792
362,030
25
534,975
665,172
433,188
24
284,707
333,117
225,298
26
2.34,533
268,892
183,215
41
1,157,54)
1,446,875
1,074,867
. 16
231,030
284,534
190,663
141,459
17
173,411
129,741
28
254,077
294,949
224,466
18
191,237
153,770
194,693
29
661,262
884,301
601,125
TOTAL
274
9,011,602
10,872,765
8,577,202
DEBITS BY BANKS IN EACH REPORTING CENTER
__________ (in thousands of dollars) _____
Week ended
Week ended
Mar. 10, 1937
Mar. 10,1937
DISTRICT NO. 1 - BOSTON
DISTRICT NO. 2 - NEW YORK (Cont’d)
Bangor, Maine
3,824
Northern New Jersey
Boston, Mass.
335,001
Clearing House Assn.
44,455
Brockton , Mass.
3,214
Passaic, N. J.
6,158
Burlington, Vt.
2,211
Poughkeepsie, N. Y.
3,723
Fall River, Mass.
Rochester, N. Y.
4,803
26,066
Hartford, Conn.
46,246
Stamford, Conn.
3,532
Holyoke, Mass.
2,490
Syracuse, N. Y.
16,429
Lowell, Mass.
3,356
Utica, N. Y.
7,368
Lynn, Mass,
3,880
Manchester, N. H.
DISTRICT NO. 3 - PHILADELPHIA
3,433
New Bedford, Mass.
Allentown, Pa.
4,016
4,990
New Haven, Conn.
15,310
Altoona,Pa.
2,009
Portland, Maine
7,990
Camden, IJ. J.
10,224
Providence, R. I.
30,081
Chester, Pa.
2,946
Springfield, Mass.
14,501
Harrisburg, Pa.
9,137
Waterbury ,Conn.
7,226
Hazleton, Pa,
2,735
Worcester, Mass,
12,138
Johnstown, Pa.
3,959
Lancaster, Pa.
5,762
DISTRICT NO. 2 - NEW YORK
Lebanon, Pa.
1,587
Albany, N. Y.
40,317
Norristown, Pa.
2,627
Binghamton, N. Y.
4,859
Philadelphia, Pa.
312,532
Buffalo, N. Y.
52,541
Reading, Pa.
7,674
Elmira, N. Y.
3,4-56
Scranton, Pa.
10,102
Jamestown, N, y,
Trenton, N. J,
2,895
17,120
Montclair, N. J,
3,806
Wilkes-Barre, Pa.
5,313
Newark, N. J.
63,861
Williamsport, Pa.
2,467
New York, N. Yj
4,120,812
Wilmington, Del.
14,634
York, Pa.
4,966
(B-806)

___ _ ... .
.
.
Federal
Reserve
District
No. 1 - Boston
2 - New York
3 - Philadelphia
4 - Cleveland
5 - Richmond
6 - Atlanta
7 - Chicago
8 - St. Louis
9 - Minneapolis
10 - Kansas City
11 - Dallas
12 - San Francisco




DEBITS 3t BARKS IN EACH REPORTING CEII1*ER
;
(in thousands of dollars)_________ ________ _______

Week ended
Mar. 10, 1937
DISTRICT NO. 4 - CLEVELAND
Akron, Ohio
Butler, Pa.
Canton, Ohio
Cincinnati, Ohio
Cleveland, Ohio
Columbus, Ohio
Dayton, Ohio
Erie, Pa.
Franklin, Pa.
Greensburg, Pa.
Hamilton, Ohio
Homestead, Pa,
Lexington, Ky.
Lima, Ohio
Lorain, Ohio
Middletown, Ohio
Oil City, Pa,
Pittsburgh, Pa.
Springfield, Ohio
Steubenville, Ohio
Toledo, Ohio
Warren, Ohio
Wheeling, W. Va.
Youngstown, Ohio
Zanesville, Ohio

14,164
2,275
9,027
81,953
124,167
45,965
16,220
7,288
916
1,745
2,984
791
4,704
3,130
1,258
2,23*
2,522
153,994
4,093
2,420
29,685
' 2,230
7,662
11,660
1,863

DISTRICT NO. 5 - RICHMOND
Asheville, N. C,
Baltimore, Md.
Charleston, S. C.
Charleston, W. Va.
Charlotte, N. C.
Columbia, S. C.
Cumberland, Md.
Danville, Va.
Durham, N. C.
Greensboro, N. C.
Greenville, S. C.
Hagerstown, Md.
Huntington, W. Va,
Lynchburg, Va.
Newport News, Va.
Norfolk, Va.
Portsmouth, Va.
• Raleigh, N. C.
Richmond, Va.
Roanoke, Va.
Spartanburg, S. C.
Washington, S. 0.
Wilmingtcm, j§ 0.
»
M&mbQtir&ilM, S. C.

2,700
80,839
4,552
11,222
13,888
6,236
1,850
1,966
5,692
4,179
4,937
1,754
4,155
3,434
2,114
11,704
798
9,165
30,175
6,394
2,585
62,351
2,309
9,708

DISTRICT NO. 6 - ATLANTA
Albany, Ga.
Atlanta, Ga.
Augusta, Ga.
Birmingham, Ala.
Brunswick, Ga,
Chattanooga, Tenn,
Columbus, Ga,
Dothan, Ala,



1,138
37,768
4,791
18,625

606
10,001
3,643
692

B-806a
Week ended
Mar. 10, 1937
DISTRICT NO. 6 - ATLANTA (Cont’d)
30A
Elberton, Ga.
Hattiesburg, M s s .
1,265
5,338
Jackson, Miss.
Jacksonville, Fla,
17,101
Knoxville, Tenn,
5,919
Macon, Ga,
3,429
^ Meridian, Miss,
2,459
Miami, Fla.
15,595
7,714
Mobile, £La.
Montgomery, Ala,
5,439
I8,4l6
Nashville, Tenn.
Newnan, Ga.
593
New Orleans, La.
54,719
2,124
Pensacola, Fla.
Savannah, Ga.
7,279
Tampa, Fla.
6,937
792
Valdosta, Ga.
1,846
Vicksburg, Miss,

DISTRICT NO. 7 - CHICAGO
Adrian, Mich,
Aurora, 111.
Battle Creek, Mich,
Bay City, Mich,
Bloomington, 111,
Cedar Rapids, Iowa
Champaign-Urbana, 111,
Chicago, 111.
Clinton, Iowa
Danville, 111,
Davenport, Iowa
Decatur, 111,
Des Moines, Iowa
Detroit, Mich.
Dubuque, Iowa
Elgin, 111.
Flint, Mich .
Fort Wayne, Ind.
Gary, Ind.
Grand Rapids, Midi.
Green Bay, lis.
Hammond, Ind.
Indianapolis, Ind.
Jackson, Mich.
Kalamazoo, Mich,
Lansiag, Mich.
Manitow>c, Wis.
Mason <3ity, Iowa
. Milwaukee, Wis.
Moline, 111.
Muscatine, Iowa
Oshkosh, fes.
Peoria, 111.
Rockford, 111,
Saginaw, Mich.
Sheboygan, WLs.
Sioux City,. Iowa
South Bend, Ind.
Springfield, 111.
Terre Haute, Ind.
Waterloo, Iowa

921
2,588
3,194
2,262
3,466
5,316
3,240
677,631
1,573
2,065
4,877
3,625
20,127
196,148
2,074
1,476
7,152
8,753
3,984
12,669
3,202
1,664
45,513
3,3 83
4,603
5,530
1,646
2,309
65,44l
*
1,564
j
803
2,1S2
13,774
5,353
4,331
2,932
7,452
8,678
5,554
4,778
3,707

DEBITS BY BANKS IH EACH REPORTING CENTER
__ ___ __ (In thousand s of dollars)__________

Week ended
Mar. 10, 1937
DISTRICT NO. 8 - ST. LOUIS
East St. Louis & Nat*1
Stock Yards, 111.
7,501
Eldorado, Ark.
866
Evansville, Ind.
7,670
Fort Smith, Ark.
2,617
Greenville, Miss.
1,252
Helena, Ark.
365
Little Rock, Ark.
9,4-77
Louisville, Ky.
4-1,588
Memphis, Tenn,,
31,680
Owensbore, Ky,
1,513
Fine Bluff, Ark.
1,68-4
Quincy, 111.
1,812
St. Louis, Mo.
118,400
Sedalia, Mo.
-1
41
Springfield, Mo.
3,489
Texarkana,Ark.(See also Tex.)
705
DISTRICT NO* 9 - MINNEAPOLIS
Aberdeen, S. D.
Billings, Mont.
Dickinson, N. D.
Duluth, Minn.
Fargo, N D.
..
Grand Forks, N. D.
Helena * Mont *
Jamestown, N. D«
La Crosse, Wis.
Minneapolis, Minn.
Minot, N. D.
Red Wing, Minn.
St. Paul, Minn.
Sioux Falls, S. D.
South St. Paul, Minn.
Superior, Wis.
Winona, Minn.

I,l4 l
1,84-3
251
9,508
3,752
977
2,186
343
1,700
69,817
897
444
37,989
3,4544,746
1,113
1,298

DISTRICT NO. 10 - KANSAS CITY
Albuquerque, N. M.
Atchison, Kans.
Bartlesville, Okla.
Casper, Wyo.
Cheyenne, Wyo.
Colorado Springs, Colo.
Denver, Colo.
Enid, Okla.
Fremont, Neb.
Grand J'uactian, Colo.
Guthrie, Okla.
Hutchinson, Kans.
Independence, Kans.
Joplin, Mo.
Kansas City, Kans.
Kansas City, Mo.
Lawrence, Kans.
Lincoln, Neb.
Muskogee, Okla.
Oklahoma City, Okla.
Okmulgee, Okla.

2,961
818
4,922
1,220
1,875
3,716
40,183
2,092
587
1,019
325
2,811
609
2,334
3,216
64,993
806
5,897
1,752
26,728
816




B-806b
Week ended
Mar. 10, 1937

DISTRICT NO. 10 - KANSAS CITY (Cont’d)
34,511
Omaha, Neb.
985
Pittsburg, Kans.
4,o.3l
Pueblo, Colo.
5,914
St. Joseph, Mo.
3,852
Topeka, Kans.
24,530
Tulsa, Okla.
10,574
Wichita, Kans.
DISTRICT NO. 11 - DALLAS
Abilene, Tex.
Austin, Tex.
Beaumont, Tex,
/Corsicana, Tex.
Dallas, Tex.
El Paso, Tex.
Fort Worth, Tex.
Galveston, Tex.
Houston, Tex.
Port Arthur, Tex.
Roswell, N. M.
San Antonio, Tex.
Shreveport, La.
Texarkana,Tex.
(See also Ark.)
Tucson, Ariz.
Tyler, Tex.
Waco, Tex.
Wichita Falls, Tex.

2,048
8,415
5,451
769
53,370
6,229
19,344
4,867
47,860
2,333
696
16,553
9,382
1,176
2,722
3,381
3,368
3,273

CISCO
DISTRICT NO. 12 - SAN FRAN1
4,070
Bakersfield, Calif.
1,398
Bellingham, Wash.
4,882
Berkeley, Calif.
3,497
Boise, Idaho
1,437
Eugene, Ore.
1,843
Everett, Wash.
6,567
Fresno, Calif.
8,889
Long Beach, Calif.
212,754
Los Angeles, Calif.
22,049
Oakland, Calif.
2,763
Ogden, Utah
7,977
Pasadena, Calif,
9,926
phoenix, Ariz.
40,665
Portland, Ore.
2,7 29
Reno, Nev.
21,509
Sacramento, Calif.
3,455
Salem, Ore.
15,326
Salt Lake City, Utah '
2,835
San Bernr.rd3.no, Calif.
13,647
San Diego, Calif.
191,261
San Francisco, Calif.
5,504
San Jose, Calif.
2,830
San~a Barbara, Calif.
45,977
Seattle, Wash.
11,277
Spokane, v5ash.
4,429
Stockton, Calif.
7,349
Tacoma, Wash.
1,338
Walla Walla, Wash.
3,079
Yakima, Wash.