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Form FR-285
For immediate release

STATEMENT FOR THE PRESS
Board of Governors
of the Federal Reserve Systeir
BANK DEBITS
March 13 , 1939

Debits to individual accounts, as reported by banks in leading cities for the
week ended March 8, aggregated $8,258,000,000, or 5 percent below the total re­
ported for the preceding week and 13 percent above the total for the corresponding
week of last year.
•%gregate debits for the l4l cities for which a separate total has been main­
tained since January 1919 amounted to $7,637,000,000, compared with §8,010,000,000
r the preceding week and $6,730,000,000 the week ended March 9 of last year.

SUMMARY BY FEDERAL RESERVE DISTRICTS
(In thousands of dollars)
Federal
Number
eek
ended
Reserve
of centers
Mar, 8,
Mar, 1,
Mar, 9,
District
included
1939
1939
1938
I o 1 - Boston
I,
434,368
17
487,454
376,196
2 - New York
15
3,887,281
4,030,607
3,381,546
3 ~ Philadelphia
18
452,528
407,316
363,352
4 - Cleveland
465,570
25
530,148
408,4-32
5 - Richmond
24
265,390
305,356
246,785
6 - Atlanta
26
237,734
261,400
247,895
7 - Chicago
4l
1,204,492
993,067
937,272
8 - St. Louis
16
244,074
193,404
208,335
9 ~ Minneapolis
17
142,066
146,790
133,079
10 — Kansas City
28
219,66-4
263,020
218,981
11 - Dallas
18
184,552
209,587
196,515
12 - San Francisco
29
669,642
607,716
696,957
TOTAL
274
8,258,311
8,689,087
7,311,173
DEBITS BY BANKS IN EACH REPORTING CENTER
______ I thousands of dollars)_______
In
Week ended
Week ended
Mar. 8, 1939
Mar. 8, 1939
DISTRICT I©, 1 - BOSTON
DISTRICT I ) 2 - NEW YORK (Cont*d)
K.
Bangor, Me.
Northern New Jersey
2,591
Boston, Mass.
285,244
Clearing House Ass*n
34,243
Brockton, Mass.
3,222
Passaic, 1. J,
1
5,525
Burlington, Vt,
2,270
Poughkeepsie, N, Y,
3,356
Fall River, Mass.
3,748
Rochester, N. Y.
25,315
Hartford, Conn,
40,175
Stamford, Conn.
3,647
Holyoke, Mass.
2,305
Syracuse, N. Y,
15,975
Lowell, Mass.
2,870
Utica, N. Y,
6,235
Lynn, Mass.
3,607
Manchester, N. H.
3,113
DISTRICT NO. 3 - PHILADELPHIA
New Bedford, Mass.
3,376
Allentown, Pa,
4,64l
New Haven, Conn,
14,545
Altoona, Pa.
2,390
Portland, Maine
6,912
Camden, N. J,
11,601
Providence, R. I.
30,062
Chester, Pa,
2,878
Springfield, Mass.
13,481
Harrisburg, Pa,
8,859
Waterbury, Conn.
6,002
Hazleton, Pa.
2,490
Worcester, Mass,
10,845
Johnstown, Pa,
3 ,229
Laneaster, Pa,
5 ,446
DISTRICT NO. 2 - NEW YORK
Lebanon, Pa.
1,436
Albany, N. Y
.
60,072
Norristown, Pa,
1,928
Binghamton, N. Y
.
4,429
Philadelphia, Pa.
298,105
Buffalo, N. Y
.
42,797
Reading, Pa.
7,796
Elmira, N. Y
.
2,909
Scranton, Pa,
9,482
Jamestown, U. Y.
2,801
Trenton, N. J,
15,24l
Montclair, N. J,
Wilkes-Barre, Pa*
4,788
3,323
Newark, N. J.
65,402
Williamsport, Pa.
2,266
New York, N. Y,
3,754,578
Wilmington, Del.
19,878
York, Pa,
4,362



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DEBITS BY BANKS IN EACH REPORTING CENTER
______
(in thousands of dollars)____
Week ended
Week ended
Mar. 8, 1939
Mar. 8, 1939
DISTRICT NO. A - CLEVELAND
DISTRICT NO, 6 - ATLANTA (Cont*d)
Akron, Ohio
Elberton, Ga,
238
12,355
Butler, Pa,
Hattiesburg, Miss,
2,022
1,215
Canton, Ohio
8,065
Jackson, Miss,
7,197
Cincinnati, Ohio
65,670
Jacksonville, Fla,
18,102
Cleveland, Ohio
Knoxville, Tenn,
6,418
111,545
Columbus, Ohio
Macon, Ga,
2,888
50,605
Dayton, Ohio
Meridian, Miss,
13,138
2,730
Erie, Pa,
5,523
Miami, Fla,'
14,595
6AA
Franklin, Pa,
Mobile, Ala,
7,827
1,366
Greensburg, Pa,
Montgomery, Ala,
4,777
2,360
Hamilton, Ohio
Nashville, Tenn,
19,079
Homestead, Pa,
729
Newnan, Ga,
387
56,363
4,631
Lexington, Ky.
New Orleans, La,
2,712
1,790
Lima, Ohio
Pensacola, Fla,
5,910
Lorain, Ohio
1,038
Savannah, Ga,
2,432
Middletown, Ohio
6,260
Tampa, Fla,
2,046
Oil City, Pa,
Valdosta, Ga,
907
Pittsburgh, Pa,
129,259
Vicksburg, Miss,
1,835
3,798
Springfield, Ohio
1,748
Steubenville, Ohio
DISTRICT NO, 7 - CHICAGO
25,218
Toledo, Ohio
Adrian, Mich.
797
Warren, Chio
1,851
2,698
Aurora, 111*
Wheeling, W. Va,
6,087
Battle Creek, Mich.
2,64l
8,941
Youngstorm, Ohio
Bay City, Mich.
1,982
Zanesville, Ohio
1,787
Bloomington, 111,
2,875
Cedar Rapids, Iowa
5,833
DISTRICT NO. 5 - RICHMOND
Champaignr-Urbana, 111,
4,160
Asheville, N. C,
2,392
Chicago, 111,
570,445
Baltimore, Md.
76,776
Clinton, Iowa
1,145
Charleston, S. .C,
Danville, 111*
3,517
l,94l
Charleston, W. Va,
Davenport, Iowa
10,134
5,085
Charlotte, N. G,
11,574
Decatur, 111,
3,486
Columbia, S. C.
Des Moines, Iowa
6,807
22,060
Cumberland, Md,
Detroit, Mich,
1,558
161,017
Danville, Va.
1,641
Dubuque,Iowa
2,167
Durham, N. C
.
5,348
1,490
Elgin, 111*
Greensboro, N. C,
4,302
6,478
Flint, Mich.
3,781
Greenville, S. C.
Fort Wayne, Ind,
6,585
1,872
Hagerstown, Md,
Gary, Ind,
3,202
Huntington, W. Va,
3,771
Grand Rapids, !3ich.
10,991
Lynchburg, Va,
Green Bay, Wis,
3,027
3,571
Newport.
News, Va,
1,758
Hammond, Ind,
. 1,605
9,726
Norfolk, Va,
Indianapolis,Ind*
43,132
Portsmouth, Va,
927
Jackson, Mich.
3,056
8,904
Raleigh, N. C,
Kalamazoo, Mich.
4,169
Richmond, Va,
29,387
Lansing, Mich,
4,730
5,878
Roanoke, Va,
Manitowoc,Wis*
1,291
Spartanburg, S. C,
1,870
Mason City, Iowa
2,240
Washington, D, C,
60,429
54,984
Milwaukee, W*is,
2,199
Wilmington, N. C,
1,708
Molina, 111*
7,812
Winston-Salem, 3I C,
>.
Mugofcfcine* Iowa
761
Oshkodih, wi&*
1,753
DISTRICT NO. 6 - ATLANTA.
Peoria, 111,
11,739
Albany, Ga,
Rockford, 111*
1,173
4,765
Atlanta, Ga,
42,679
Saginaw, Mich*'
3,887
Augusta, Ga,
Sheboygan, Wis*
3,573
2,830
Birmingham, Ala,
17,701
Sioux City, Iowa
7,844
Brunswick, Ga,
564
South Bend, Ind,
7,763
Chattanooga, Tenn,
9,888
Springfield, 111*
5,790
Columbus, Ga,
2,843
Terre Haute, Ind,
4,615
Dothan, Ala,
Waterloo, Iowa
795
3,755



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DEBITS BY BANKS IN EACH
______ (in thousands of
Week ended
Mar. 8, 1939
DISTRICT NO. 8 - ST. LOUIS
East St. Louis & Nat*1
Stock Yards, 111,
7,392
Eldorado, Ark.
1,1^3
Evansville, Ind.
5,976
Fort Smith, Ark.
2,32-4
t
Greenville, Miss.
1,203
Helena, Ark.
387
Little Rock, Ark.
7,409
Louisville, Ky.
>4,076
Memphis, Tenn.
24,991
Owensboro, Ky.
1,477
Pine Bluff, Ark.
2,257
Quincy, 111,
1,751
St. Louis, Mo.
113,700
Sedalia, Mo.
465
Springfield, Mo,
2,797
Texarkana, Ark,(See also Tex,)
987
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,

927
2,666
235
7,912
3,873
1,083
2,189
308
1,752
71,234
8l4
379
37,357
3,924
5,120
979
1,314

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 Junction, 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,

3,525
668
4,611
1,313
1,760
2,918
33,655
1,988
609
810
277
2,489
746
1,945
3,316
56,001
821
5,817
1,584
19,951
470




REPORTING CENTER
dollars)_______
Week ended
Mar. 8, 1939
DISTRICT NO. 10 - KANSAS CITY (Cont»d)
Omaha, Neb,
31,617
738
Pittsburg, Kans,
Pueblo, Colo,
2,869
St, Joseph, Mo,
5,250
Topeka, Kans,
3,951
20,582
Tulsa, Okla,
Wichita, Kans,
9,383
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,

2,124
9,279
4,917
786
54,715
7,350
15,351
6,210
45,035
2,200
?50
15,295
8,005
827
2,761
2,716
3,050
2,981

DISTRICT NO. 12 - SAN FRANCISCO
3,981
Bakersfield, Calif,
Bellingham, Wash,
1,329
5,046
Berkeley, Calif,
3,966
Boise, Idaho
1,502
Eugene, Ore,
Everett, Wash,
1,408
Fresno, Calif,
6,782
Long Beach, Calif,
9,510
Los Angeles, Calif,
196,519
Oakland, Calif,
24,295
2,567
Ogden, Utah
7,207
Pasadena, Calif,
9,402
Phoenix, Ariz,
34,781
Portland, Ore,
2,386
Reno, Nev.
Sacramento, Calif,
17,151
4,178
Salem, Ore,
Salt Lake City, Utah
12,187
3,045
San Bernardino,Calif,
12,195
San Diego, Calif*
San Francisco, Calif*
229,733
6,4l7
San Jose, Calif*
5,479
Santa Barbara, Calif,
42,924
Seattle, Wash.
9,685
Spokane, Wash.
3,756
Stockton, Calif*
7,716
Tacoma, Wash.
1,488
Walla Walla, Wash,
3,007
Yakima, Wash,