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Form FR-285

STATEMENT FDR THE PRESS

For immediate release

BANK DEBITS

Board of Governors
of the Federal Reserve System
March 20, 1939

Debits to individual accounts, as reported by banks in leading cities for the
week ended March, 15, aggregated $8,747,000,000, or 6 percent above the total re­
ported for the preceding week and 3 percent above the total for the corresponding
week of last year.
Aggregate debits for the l4l cities for which a separate total has been mainrtained since January 1919 amounted to $8,123,000,000, compared with $7,637,000,000
the preceding week and $7,826,000,000 the week ended March 16 of last year
SUMMARY BY FEDERAL RESERVE DISTRICTS
( 'n thousands of dollars)
1.
Federal
Number
W e ek end ed
Reserve
of centers
Mar, 8,
Mar, 16,
Mar. 15,
District
included
1938
1939
1939
No, 1 - Boston
17
434,368
444,368
444,877
2 - New York
15
4,368,866
4,030,607
4,061,371
3 - Philadelphia
18
430,342
388.042
407,316
4 - Cleveland
25
481,286
462,390
465,570
5 - Richmond
24
273,818
265,390
284,716
6 - Atlanta
26
236,516
237,734
237,4o 0
7 - Chicago
4l
1 , 105,018
993,067
1,081,534
8 - St, Louis
16
219,501
208,335
228,257
9 - Minneapolis
17
137,856
142,066
135,352
10 - Kansas City
28
219,664
277.043
250,551
11 - Dallas
18
190,722
184,552
213,233'
12 - San Francisco
29
626,566
669,642
642,012
TOTAL
274
8,474,614
8,747,023
8,258,311,
DEBITS BY BANKS IN EACH REPORTING CENTER

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Week ended
Mar. 15, 1939
DISTRICT NO. 1 - BOSTON
Bangor, Me,
Boston, Mass,
Brockton, Mass,
Burlington, Vt,
Fall River, Mosb*
Hartford, Conn,
Holyoke, Mass,
Lowell, Mass,
Lynn, Mass,
Manchester, N.H,
New Bedford, Mass,
New Haven, Conn*
Portland, Maine
Providence, R, I*
Springfield, Mass.
Waterbury, Conn,
Worcester, Mass*
DISTRICT N0, 2 ~ NEW YORK
Albany, N. Y.
Binghamton, N, Y,
Buffalo, N, Y,
Elmira, N, Y*
Jamestown, N, Y,
Montclair, N. J,
Newark, N, J.
New York, N, Y*



2,735
288,625
3,459
2,161
4,275
44,284
2,178
2,679
3,688
3,283
3,665
14,820
6,917
31,380
13,603
5,356
11,769

36,022
4,026
47,626
2,695
2,872
3,365
68,911
4,111,729

Week ended
Mar. 15, 1939
DISTRICT NO, 2 - NEW YORK (Cont’
d)
Northern New Jersey
Clearing House Ass’
n
30,131
Passaic, N, J*
5,999
Poughkeepsie, N. Y,
2,683
Rochester, N, Y.
24,567
Stamford, Conn.
3,592
Syracuse, N. Y.
17,105
Utica„ N. Y.
7,543
DISTRICT NO. 3 — PHILADELPHIA '
Allentown, Pa,
4,754
2,064
Altoona, Pa*'
Camden, N. J*
10,298
Chester, Pa*
2,?o4
7,444
Harrisburg, Pa*
Hazleton, Pa*
3,139
Johnstown, Pa,
2,639
5,426
Lancaster, Pa*
1,476
Lebanon, Pa*
1,996
Norristown, Pa,
Philadelphia, Pa.
326,819
7,956
Reading, Pa*
Scranton, Fa*
9,829
14,304
Trenton, N. J*
Wilkes-Barre, Pa.
4,904
Williamsport, Pa.
2,189
Wilmington, Del,
17,138
York, Pa*
5,063

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DEBUS BY BANKS IN EACH REPORTING CENTER
(in thousands of dollars)_____
Week ended
Week ended
Mar. 15, 1939
Mar. 15, 1939
DISTRICT NO. A - CLEVELAND
DISTRICT NO. 6 - ATLANTA (Cont*d)
Akron, Ohio
13,451
Elberton, Ga*
290
Butler, Pa.
1,904
Hattiesburg, Miss.
1,236
Canton, Ohio
6,479
Jackson, Mias.
5,932
Cincinnati, Ohio
69,635
Jacksonville, Fla*
17,599
Cleveland, Ohio
109,495
Knoxville, Tenn*
6,769
Columbus, Ohio
Aof
■~,069
Macon, Ga.
3,355
Dayton, Ohio
14,358
Meridian, Miss*
2,661
Erie, Pa.
6,210
Miami, Fla*'
14,199
Franklin, Pa.
'576
Mobile, Ala*
8,072
Greensburg, Pa.
1,659
Montgomery, Ala,
4,696
Hamilton, Ohio
2,159
Nashville,‘
Tenn,
16,534
Homestead, Pa.
595
Neuman, Ga,
415
Lexington, Ky.
4,933
New Orleans, La,
53,715
Lima, Ohio
2,912
Pensacola, Fla.
2,037
Lorain, Ohio
1,084
Savannah, Ga,
5,882
Middletown, Ohio
2,360
Tainpa, Fla,
6,831
Oil City, Pa.
2,091
Valdosta,Ga,
878
Pittsburgh, Pa.
130,292
Vicksburg, Miss,
1,853
Springfield, Ohio
3,784
Steubenville, Ohio
2,233
DISTRICT NO. 7 - CHICAGO
Toledo, Ohio
26,291
Adrian, Mich,
736
Warren, Ohio
2,104
Aurora, 111*
2,365
Wheeling, W. Va.
6,655
Battle Creek, Mich*
2,603
Youngstown, Ohio
9,398
Bay City, Mich.
2,155
Zanesville, Ohio
1,663
Bloomington, 111*
2,74)
Cedar Rapids, Iowa
4,981
DISTRICT NO. 5 - RICHMOND
Champaign-Urbana, 111*
3,130
Asheville, N. C.
2,849
Chicago, 111,
656,281
Baltimore, Md.
74,387
Clinton, Iowa
1.237
Charleston, S. C.
3,595
Danville, 111*
1.841
Charleston, W, Va.
9,199
Davenport,Iowa
4,670
Charlotte, N, C
,
14,474
Decatur, 111*
3,627
Columbia, S. C.
7,76l
Des Moines, Iowa
20,345
Cumberland, Md.
1,899
Detroit, Midi.
185,034
Danville, Va.
1 ^56
Dubuque, Iowa
1,943
Durham, N. C.
5 666
Elgin, 111,
1,650
Greensboro, N. C.
4,745
Flint, Mich.
5.841
Greenville, S. C.
4,540
Fort Wayne, Ind,
6.423
Hagerstown,Md.
1,682
Gary, Ind,
3,592
Huntington, W. Va.
3,703
Grand Rapids, Mich,
11,266
Lynchburg, Va.
2,893
Green Bay, Wis*
3,065
Newport News, Va*
1,885
Hammond, Ind*
1,762
Norfolk, Va.
12,203
Indianapolis, Ind*
45,027
Portsmouth, Va,
965
Jackson, Mich,
3,339
Raleigh, N. C.
7,799
4,960
Kalamazoo, Mich,
Richmond,
Va,
30,006
4,871
Lansing, Mich.
Roanoke, Va.
5,370
1,357
Manitowoc, Wis,
Spartanburg, S.C,
2,126
2.238
Mason City, Iorra
Washington, D.C.
60,123
55,169
Milwaukee, Wis,
Wilmington, N. C.
2,308
1,966
Moline, 111,
Winston-Salem, N. C.
12,184
693
MuscatineR Iowa
Oshkosh, Wis*
1.841
DISTRICT NO. 6 - ATLANTA
Peoria, 111*
11,764
Albany, Ga.
1,233
Rockford, 111*
5,122
Atlanta, Ga.
41,807
Saginaw, Mich.
4,838
Augusta, Ga.
3,959
Sheboygan, Wis*
3,295
Birmingham, Ala.
21,617
Sioux City, Iowa
9,034
Brunswick, Ga.
600
South Bend, Ind*'
7.423
Chattanooga, Tenn,
10,490
Springfield, 111,
5,694
Columbus, Ga.
3,163
Terre Haute, Ind*
5,308
Dothan, Ala.
693
Waterloo, Iowa
3,795



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DEBITS BY BANKS IN EACH REPORTING CENTER
(in thousands of dollars)_____
Week ended
Week ended
Mar. 15, 1939
Mar. 15, 1939
DISTRICT NO. 8 - ST. LOUIS
DISTRICT NO. 10 - KANSAS CITY (Cont'd)
East St. Louis & Nat»l
Omaha, Neb,
29,321
Stock Yards, 111,
7,381
Pittsburg, Kans,
839
Eldorado, Ark,
1,33-4
Pueblo, Colo,
2,525
Evansville, Ind,
6,224
St, Joseph, Mo,
5,699
Fort Smith, Ark,
2,706
Topeka, Kans,
3,961
Greenville, Miss,
1,254
Tulsa, Okla,
38,239
Helena, Ark,
Wichita, Kans,
417
9,583
Little Rock, Ark.
8,272
Louisville, Ky,
DISTRICT NO, 11 - DALLAS
35,547
Memphis, Tenn,
Abilene, Tex,
21,277
1,860
Owensboro, Ky,
Austin, Tex.
1,609
8,428
Pine Bluff, Ark,
Beaumont, Tex,
2,839
5,017
Quincy, 111,
Corsicana, Tex,
1,753
728
St, Louis, Mo,
Dallas, Tex.
125,000
54,758
Sedalia, Mo.
El Paso, Tex,
423
7,185
Springfield, Mo,
Fort Worth, Tex,
2,863
17,109
Texarkana, Ark.(See also Tex.) 602
Galveston, Tex.
6,941
Houston, Tex.
48.835
DISTRICT NO. 9 - MINNEAPOLIS
Port Arthur, Tex,
l,64l
Aberdeen, S, D.
Roswell, N. M,
908
831
Billings, Mont.
2,125
San Antonio, Tex.
15.835
Dickinson, N. D.
262
Shreveport, La.
8,872
Duluth, Minn*
7,668
Texarkana, Tex,
Fargo, N. D*
(See also Ark.)
3,513
1,045
Grand Forks, N. D.
1,031
Tucson, Ariz.
3,160
Helena,, Mont.
1,913
Tyler, Tex.
2/53
Jamestown, N. D.
306
Waco, Tex.
2,914
La Crosse, Wis.
1,754
Wichita Falls, Tex*
3,110
Minneapolis, Minn*
69,343
Minot,N. D.
616
DISTRICT NO. 12 - SAN FRANCISCO
Red Wing, Minn.
384
Bakersfield, Calif*
4,080
St* Paul, Minn.
36,494
Bellingham, Wash,
1,325
Sioux Falls, S. D.
4,179
Berkeley, Calif.
4,609
South St. Paul, Minn,
5,040
Boise, Idaho
3,756
Superior, Wis,
952
Eugene, Ore.
1,924
Winona, Minn.
1,368
Everett, Wash.
1,985
Fresno, Calif,
6,461
DISTRICT NO. 10 - KANSAS CITY
Long Beach, Calif*
10,048
Albuquerque, N, M,
Los Angeles, Calif*
3,487
195,162
Atchison, Kans,
Oakland, Calif*
650
24,619
Bartlesville, Okla.
Ogden, Utah
5,796
2,826
Casper, Wyo.
Pasadena, Calif.
1,261
6,755
Cheyenne, Wyo.
Phoenix, Ariz,
2,304
9,652
Colorado Springs, Colo,
Portland, Ore.
2,376
39,835
Denver, Colo,
Sacramento, Calif.
33,522
16,430
Enid, Okla.
Reno, Nev*
2,448
3,976
Fremont, Neb.
Salem, Ore,
816
3,266
Grand Junction, Co Iq ,
Salt Lake City, Utah
880
13,550
Guthrie, Okla.
San Bernardino, Calif*
376
2,460
Hutchinson, Kans,
San Diego, Calif,
2,340
11,604
Independence, Kans,
San Francisco, Calif*
551
181,420
Joplin, Mo,
San Jose, Calif.
2,379
5,149
Kansas City, Kans*
Santa Barbara, Calif.
2,542
2,483
Kansas City, Mo,
Seattle, Wash.
67,428
45,026
Lawrence, Kans.
Spokane, Wash.
11,282
Lincoln, Neb,
Stockton, Calif*
5,640
3,894
Muskogee, Okla*
Tacoma, Wash.
1,475
7,690
Oklahoma City, Okla*
Walla Walla, Wash,
21,343
1,500
Okmulgee, Okla*
Yakima, Wash.
638
3,799