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STATEMENT FOR THE PRESS
For immediate release

BANK DEBITS

Board of Governors
of the Federal Reserve System
May 8, 1937

Debits to individual accounts, as reported by banks in leading cities for the
week ended May 5, aggregated $9,874,000,000, or 13 percent above the total reported
for the preceding wedt and 5 percent below the total for the corresponding week of
last year.
Aggregate debits for the l4l cities for which a separate total has been main­
tained since January 1919 amounted to #9,117,000,000, compared with £8,057,000,000
the preceding week and $9,771,000,000 the week ended May 6 of last year.

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
TOTAL

SUMMARY BY FEDERAL RESERVE DISTRICTS
(in thousands of dollars)______
Number
Week
ended
of centers
May 5,
Apr. 28,
May 6 ,
included
1937
1937
1936
17
558,637
510,848
478,009
4,620,168
15
3,874,471
5,673,629
18
479,241
411,806
^52,299
628,554
25
607,882
632,807
24
277,544
319,379
287,343
26
246,472
214,728
210,625
4i
1,368,416
1,252,252
1,231,954
16
261,848
237,626
225,250
17
167,170
168,116
187,953
27
285,789
270,990
253,229
18
204,147
168,868
206,425
713.572
721,587
627,567
9,874,176
273
8,720,490
10,442,535

DEBITS BY BANKS IN EACH REPORTING CENTER
(In thousands of dollars)_________
Week ended
Week ended
May 5, 1937
May 5,1937
DISTRICT NO. 1 - BOSTON
DISTRICT NO. 2 - NEW YORK (0bnt»d)
Bangor, Maine
Northern New Jersey
5,189
Boston, Mass.
367,577
Clearing House Assn.
54,290
Brockton, Mass.
4,198
Passaic, N. J.
, 7,590
Burlington, Vt.
Poughkeepsie, N. Y.
3,871
2,647
Fall River, Mass.
Rochester, N. Y.
28,696
4,469
Hartford, Conn.
53,680
Stamford, Conn,
5,011
Holyoke, Mass.
2,788
Syracuse, N. Y.
19,938
Lowell, Mass.
3,412
Utica, H. Y.
9,336
Lynn, Mass.
4,552
Manchester, N. H.
DISTRICT NO. 3 - PHILADELPHIA
4,002
Hew Bedford, Mass.
Allentown, Pa.
6,543
4,679
New Haven, Conn.
18,314
Altoona, Pa.
2,793
Portland, Maine
Camden, N. J.
11,134
9,523
Providence, R. I.
Chester, Pa.
3,062
32,159
Springfield, Mass.
Harrisburg, Pa.
10,797
17,431
Waterbury, Conn.
Hazleton, Pa,
3,558
9,615
Worcester, Mass.
Johnstown, Pa.
4,976
14,402
Lancaster, Pa.
6,225
DISTRICT NO. 2 - NEW YORK
Lebanon, Pa.
1,923
Albany, N. Y.
Norristown, Pa,
3,100
39,491
Binghamton, N. I .
4,894
Philadelphia, Pa.
353,868
Buffalo, H Y.
!
Reading, Pa.
8,779
65,910
Elnira, N. Y.
Scranton, Pa.
10,74-3
3,727
J arnestown, N. Y.
Trenton, N. j.
17,564
3,101
Montclair, N. J.
Wilkes-Barre, Pa.
6,456
4,899
Newark, H. J.
80,398
Williamsport, Pa.
2,727
New York, N. Y.
4,289,016
Wilmington, Del.
18,042
York, Pa.
6,951



(B-806)

DEBITS KJ BANKS IN EACH REPORTING CENTER
(in thousands of dol-lars)_______
B- Q6
8 a
Week ended
Week ended
May 5 , 1937
May 5, 1937
DISTRICT NO.. A - CLEVELAND
DISTRICT NO. 6 - ATLANTA (cont'd)
Akron, Ohio
15,991
Elberton, Ga.
291
Butler, Pa.
3,019
Hattiesburg, Miss.
1,059
Canton, Ohio
11,256
Jackson, M ss.
7,209
Cincinnati, Ohio
87,331
Jacksonville, Fla.
19,527
Cleveland, Ohio
160,710
Knoxville, Tenn.
7,330
Columbus, Ohio
-42,692
Macon, Ga.
3,643
Dayton, Ohio
21,097
Meridian, Mss..
2,685
Erie, Pa.
9,247
Miami, Fla.
9,471
Franklin, Pa..
979
Mobile, Ala.
8,772
Greensburg, Pa.
2,218
Montgomery, Ala.
5,531
Hamilton, Ohio
3,557
Nashville, Tenn.
19,530
Homestead, Pa.
932
Newnan, Ga.
568
Lexington, Ky..
5,172
New Orleans, La.
55,165
Lima, Ohio
3,579
Pensacola, Fla,
2,257
Lorain, Ohio
1,340
Savannah, Ga.
9,l46
Middletown, Ohio
3,109
Taripa, Fla.
7,214
Oil City, Pa.
2,570
Valdosta,Ga.
951
Pittsburgh, Pa.
186,013
Vicksburg, Miss.
1,668
Springfield, Ohio
4-,952
Steubenville, Ohio
2,682
DISTRICT NO. 7 - CHICAGO
Toledo, Ohio
32,323
Adrian, Mch.
1,098
Warren, Ohio
2,590
Aurora, 1 1 1 .
3,311
Wheeling, W. Va.
9,34-5
Battle Creek, Mich.
4,4l4
Youngstown, Ohio
13,713
Bay City, Mich.
2,634
Zanesville, Ohio
2,137
Bloomington, 1 1 1 .
3,755
Cedar Rapids, Iowa
6 ,156
DISTRICT NO. 5 - RICHMOND
Champaign-Urbana, 1 1 1 .
3,624
Asheville, N. C.
3,051
Chicago, 1 1 1 ,
766,897
Baltimore, Md.
92,6 A3
Clinton, Iowa
1,953
Charleston, S. C.
-4,682
Danville, 1 1 1 .
2,330
Charleston, W. Va.
12,-478
Davenport, Iowa
6,402
Charlotte, N. C.
15,151
Decatur, 1 1 1 ,
4,250
Columbia, S. C.
7,172
Des Moines, Iowa
31,439
Cumberland, Md.
2.387
Detroit, Mich.
270,935
Danville, Va.
2.562
Dubuque, Iowa
2,469
Durham, N. C.
5,729
Elgin ,11 1 .
1,838
Greensboro, N. C.
4,4-35
Flint, Mich.
7,301
Greenville, S. C.
4,998
Fort Wayne, Ind.
9,803
Hagerstown, Md.
2,244
Gary, Ind.
4,050
Huntington, W. Va.
5,086
Grand Rapids, Mch.
13,844
Lynchburg, Va.
4,199
Green Bay, Wis.
2,971
Newport News, Va.
. 2,315
Hammond, Ind.
1,847
Norfolk, Va.
12,451
Indianapolis, Ind.
54,443
Portsmouth, Va.
1,078
Jackson, Mch.
4,532
Raleigh, N. C.
10,148
Kalamazoo, Mich.
5,594
Richmond, Va.
36,044
Lansing, Mch.
6,509
Roanoke, Va.
7,941
Mani towoc, Wis.
1,670
Spartanburg, S. C.
2.388
Mason City, Iowa
2,527
Washington, D. C.
67,614
Mlwaukee, Wis.
68,914
Wilmington, N. C,
2.563
Moline, 1 1 1 .
2,276
Winston-Salem, N. C.
10,020
Muscatine, Iowa
1,056
Oshkosh, Wis.
2,745
DISTRICT NO. 6 - ATLANTA
• Peoria, 1 1 1 .
16,627
Albany, Ga.
1,195
Rockford, 1 1 1 .
6^167
Atlanta, Ga.
42,033
Saginaw, Mich.
4,672
Augusta, Ga.
4,431
Sheboygan, Wis.
3,369
Birmingham, Ala.
21,047
Sioux City, Iowa
7,683
Brunswick, Ga.
789
South Bend, Ind.
10,421
Chattanooga, Tenn.
10,396
Springfield, 1 1 1 ,
5,896
Columbus, Ga.
3,747
Terre Haute, Ind.
5,698
Dothan, Ala.
817
Waterloo, Iowa
4,296



DEBITS BY BANKS IN EACH
________ (in thousands of
Week ended
May 5, 1937
DISTRICT NO. 8 - ST. LOUIS
East St, Louis & Nat'l
Stock Yards, 111.
7,692
Eldorado, Ark.
1,160
Evansville, Ind.
7,938
^ort Smith, Ark.
2,712
Greenville, Miss.
1,302
Helena, . Ark.
448
Little Rock, Ark.
8,767
Louisville, Ky.
46,375
Memphis, Tenn.
29,764
Owensboro, Ky.
1,442
Pine Bluff, Ark,
2,074
Quincy, 1 1 1 .
2,139
St. Louis, Mo.
144,000
Sedalia, Mo.
536
Springfield, Mo.
4,726
Texarkana,Ark.(See also Tex.)
773
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.
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.




1,405
2,321
294
12,086
4,234
934
2,820
432
2,149
102,579
1,125
539
45,935
3,870
4,525
915
1,790
3,637
847
6 ,264
1,333
2,142
3,226
45,689'
2,598
667
384
2,983
691
2,232
3,363
79,432
934
7,774
1,864
24,691
782

REPORTING CENTER
dollars)_________

B~806b
Week ended
May 5,1937
DISTRICT NO. 10 - KANSAS CITY (Cont *d)
Omaha, Neb.
34,851
Pittsburg, Kans.
901
Pueblo, Colo.
4,780
St. Joseph, Mo.
■5,931
Topeka, Kans.
4,4l4
Tulsa, Okla.
32,219
Wichita, Kans.
11,160
DISTRICT NO. 1 1 - 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.

1,940
8,691
5,192
717
53,849
6,701
23,567
6,287
54,163
1,783
909
16,202
10,046
1,020
3,382
3,149
3,151
3,398

DISTRICT NO. 12 - SAN FRANCISCO
Bakersfield, Calif.
3,798
Bsllingham, Wash.
1,545
Berkeley, Calif.
12,640
Boise, Idaho
4,976
Eugene, Ore.
1,730
Everett, Wash,
1,837
Fresno, Calif.
6,005
Long Beach, Calif.
9,122
Los Angeles, Calif.
220,772
Oakland, Calif.
27,630
Ogden, Utah
4,253
Pasadena, Calif.
7,050
Phoenix, Ariz.
10,886
Portland, Ore.
42,923
Reno, Nev.
2,832
Sacramento, Calif.
19,570
Salem, Ore.
3,482
Salt Lake City, Utah
‘ 16,561
San Bernardino, Calif.
3,029
San Diego, Calif.
11,912
San Francisco, Calif.
210,968
San Jose, Calif.
6,170
Santa Barbara, Calif.
3,019
Seattle, Wash.
51,760
Spokane, Wash.
10 , 934
Stockton, Calif.
4,668
Tacoma, Wash.
8,880
Walla Walla, Wash.
1,440
Yakima, Wash.
3,180