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STATEMENT FOR THE PRESS
For immediate release
BANK DEBITS

Board of Governors
of the Federal Reserve System
May 22, 1937

Debits to individual accounts, as reported by banks in leading cities for the
week ended May 19, aggregated $8 ,799,OCX),000, or 2 percent above the total reported
for the preceding week and 9 percent above the total for the corresponding week of
last year.
Aggregate debits for the 1 4 cities for which a separate total has been main­
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tained since January 1919 amounted to #8 ,060,000,000, compared with $7,951,000,000
che preceding week and #7,461,000,000 the week ended May 20 of last year.
SUMMARY BY FEDERAL RESERVE DISTRICTS
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Federal
Number
We e k
e n d e d
Reserve
of centers
May 19,
May 12 ,
May 20,
D i s t r i c t ______
included
1937
1937
1936
No. 1 - Boston
17
522,754
458,706
2 — New York
15
3,716,713
3,966,785
3,666,093
3 ~ Philadelphia
18
-441,216
401,024
396,949
4 - Cleveland
25
612,988
571,521
499,531
5 - Richmond
24
314,699
283,283
263,450
6 - Atlanta
26
245,732
221,614
. 211,007
7 - Chicago
-1
4
1,265,292
1,194,113
1,158,315
8 - St. Louis
16
279,141
227,338
245,140
9 — Minneapolis
17
167,514
150,668
144,727
10 - Kansas City
28
305,520
264 ,919
260,074
11 - Dallas
15
206,318
171,531
172,579
12 - San Francisco
22Q„,96P
JS3L
-686,715,
.. 613.919
TOTAL
271
8,798,847
8,618,225
8,090,490
DEBITS BY BANKS IN EACH REPORTING CENTER
____
(in thousands of dollars)_________
Week ended
Week ended
May 19, 1937
May 19, 1937
DISTRICT NO. 1 - BOSTON
DISTRICT NO. 2 - NEW YORK (Cont'd)
Bangor* Maine
3,945
Northern New Jersey
Boston, Mass,
335,737
Clearing House Assn.
50,645
Brockton, Mass.
4,610
Passaic, N, J,
6,780
Burlington, Vt.
2,597
Poughkeepsie, N. Y,
3,508
Fall River, Mass.
4,608
Rochester, N. Y,
29,227
Hartford, Conn.
48,850
Stamford, Conn.
4,777
Holyoke, Mass,
3,024
Syracuse, N. Y.
20,580
Lowell, Mass,
4,200
Utica, N. Y.
9,831
Lynn, Mass.
4,901
Manchester, N. H,
4,208
DISTRICT NO. 3 - PHILADELPHIA
New Bedford, Mass.
5,l4o
Allentown, Pa.
6,195
Nesj'.Haron, Conn.
18,749
Altoona, Pa.
2,729
Portland, Maine
8,692
Camden, N. J.
11,244
Providence, R. I.
28,423
Chester, Pa.
3,320
Springfield, Mass,
18,108
Harrisburg, Pa,
9,858
Waterbury, Conn,
11,996
Hazleton, Pa,
3,525
Worcester, Mass,
14,966
Johnstown, Pa.
5,207
Lancaster, Pa.
6,444
DISTRICT NO, 2 - NEW YORK
Lebanon, Pa.
1,867
Albany, N, Y,
29,057
Norristown, Pa,
2,515
Binghamton, N. Y.
5,667
Philadelphia, Pa,
318,876
Buffalo, N. Y.
67,778
Reading, Pa.
8,170
Elmira, N. Y,
4,186
Scranton, Pa,
11,337
Jamestown, N. Y.
3,386
Trenton, N. J.
14,398
Montclair, N. J,
4,091
Wilkes-Barre, Pa.
6,404
Newark, N. j.
77,098
Williamsport, Pa,
2,74l
New York, N. Y.
3,400,102
Wilmington, Del,
20,563
York, Pa,
5 ,853
(B-806)



DEBITS BY BANKS IN EACH
.
q & thousands of
Week ended
May 19, 1937
DISTRICT NO. 4 - CLEVELAND
Akron, Ohio
18,289
Butler, Pa.
2,794
Canton, Ohio
11,127
Cincinnati, Ohio
90,053
Cleveland, Ohio
157,201
Columbus, Ohio
41,735
Dayton, Ohio
19,268
Erie, Pa.
8,646
Franklin, Pa.
844
Greensburg, Pa.
1,914
Hamilton, Ohio
3,456
Homestead, Pa.
833
Lexington, Ky.
5,120
Lima, Ohio
3,853
Lorain, Ohio
1,364
Middletown, Ohio
2,706
Oil City, Pa.
2,963
Pittsburgh, Pa.
171,896
Springfield, Ohio
4,918
Steubenville, Ohio
2,792
Toledo, Ohio
34,339
Warren, Ohio
2,429
Wheeling, W. Va.
8,237
Youngstown, Ohio
13,995
Zanesville, Ohio
2,216
...........................

DISTRICT HO. 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, D. C.
Wilmington, N. C.
Winston-Salem, N. C.

3,892
88,685
4,936
13,926
16,791
7,197
2,295
1,946
6,027
4,824
5,148
2,407
5,198
3,637
' 2,150
11,756
928
8,053
35,798
7,569
2,470
66,227
2,688
10,151

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

1,006
47,568
4,602
20,270
728
11,110
3,781
669




REPORTING CENTER
dollars)

B-806a
Week ended
May 19,1937
DISTRICT NO. 6 - ATLANTA (cont»d)
Elberton, Ga.
320
Hattiesburg, Miss.
1,058
JackSon, Miss.
5,785
Jacksonville, Fla.
18,169
Knoxville, Tenn,
7,171
Macon, Ga.
3,448
2,498
Meridian, M ss.
Miami, F la .'
9,174
Mobile, Ala.
9,701
Montgomery, Ala.
5,280
Nashville, Tenn.
20,468
Newnan, Ga.
535
New Orleans, La.
51,381
Pensacola, Fla.
2,397
Savannah, Ga.
8,427
Tampa,Fla.
7,580
Valdosta,Ga,
1,024
Vicksburg, Miss.
1,582

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 Moinesj Iowa
Detroit, Mich,
Dubuqge, Iowa
Elgin, 111.
Flint, Mich.
Fort Wayne, Ind.
Gary, Ind.
Grand Rapids, Mich.
Green Bay, Wis,
Hammond, Ind.
Indianapolis, Ind.
Jackson, Mich.
Kal,omazoo, Mich,
Lansing, Mich.'
Manitowoc, Wis.
Mason City, Iowa
Milwaukee, Wis.
Moline, 111.
Muscatine, Iowa
Oshkosh, Wis.
Peoria, 111.
Rockford, 111. .
Saginaw, Mich,'
Sheboygan, Wis.
Sioux City, Iowa
South Bend, Ind.
Springfield, 111.
Terre Haute, Ind.
Waterloo, Iowa

918
3,444
4,707
2,894
3,587
6,556
3,154
690,189
1,805
2,583
6,079
4,449
21,760
256,254
2,538
1,869
7,735
9,665
4,256
13,928
3,567
2,200
48,611
4,499
6,127
6,382
2,043
2,368
68,003
2,725
962
2,416
16,319
7,084
5,973
3,829
7,788
9,981
6,297
5,482
4,266

DEBITS BY BANKS IN EACH REPORTING CESTER
(In thousands of dollars)______ ______________

Week ended
May 19, 1937
*

DISTRICT NO. 8 - ST. LOUIS
East St, Louis & Nat*l
Stock Yards, 111.
7,519
Eldorado, Ark.
1,160
Evansville, Ind.
7,960
Fort Smith, Ark.
2,751
Greenville, Miss.
1,220
396
Helena, Ark.
Little Rock, Ark.
9,107
Louisville, Ky.
43,058
Memphis, Tenn.
27,884
Owensboro, Ky.
1,383
Pine Bluff, Ark.
1,948
Quincy, 111.
2,262
St. Louis, Mo.
167,400
Sedalia, Mo.
491
Springfield, Mo.
3,670
Texarkana,Ark.(See also Tex.)
932
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.

1,301
2,476
260
11,442
4,283
1,072
2,132
403
2,447
84,109
1,055
584
45,398
3,787
4,301
1,013
1,451

DISTRICT NO. 10 - KANSAS CITY
Albuquerque, N. M.
Atchi son, Kans.
Bartlesville, Okla.
Gasper, 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.
Okfliulgee, Okla.

3,982
872
8,709
1,412
2,148
3,485
41,145
2,792
640
893
456
3,044
681
2,632
4,143
79,287
891
7,371
1,859
26,511
772




B-S06b

Week ended
May 19,1937
DISTRICT NO. 10 - KANSAS CITY (cont'd)
Omaha, Neb.
34,602
Pittsburg, Kans.
865
Pueblo, Colo.
4,071
St. Joseph, Mo.
6,191
Topeka, Kans.
3,816 .
Tulsa, Okla.
50,701
Wichita, Kans.
11,549
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 Arthufr, Tex.
Roswell, N. M.
San Antonio, Tex.
Shreveport, La.
Texarkana,Tex.
(See also Ark.)
Tucson, Ariz.
Tyler, Tex.
Wgco, Tex.
Wichita Falls, Tex.

2,182
7,297
7,217
834
61,215
22,583
8,718
53,626
1,985
17,389
10,940
1,070
3,848
3,225
4,189

DISTRICT NO. 12 - SAN FRANCISCO
Bakersfield, Calif.
4,038
Bellingham, Wash.
1,907
Berkeley, Calif.
5,232
Boise , Idaho
' 3,906
Eugene, Ore.
2,018
Everett,Wash.
2,164
Fresno, Calif.
6,675
Long Beach, Calif.
8,609
Los Angeles, Calif.
227,563
Oakland, Calif.
28,557
Ogden, Utah
3,605
Pasadena, Calif.
6,512
10,266
Phoenix, Ariz.
46,630
Portland, Ore.
Reno, Nev,
3,529
23,985
Sacramento, Calif.
3,396
Salem, Ore,
Salt Lake City, Utah
17,173
San Bernardino, Calif.
2,647
San Diego, Calif,
13,188
San Francisco, Calif.
204,231
San Jose, Calif,
5,515
Santa Barbara, Calif.
2,844
Seattle, Wash.
55,320
Spokane, Wash.
12,237
Stockton, Calif.
4,986
Tacoma, Wash,
9,413
Walla Walla, Wash.
1,370
Yakima, Wash.
3,444