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PRESS STATEMENT.
September 1*+, 191S»
Following is the fourth of the weekly statements issued by the Federal Reserve
Board designed to show more accurately than heretofore the volume of the nation s
banking business. The statement comprises returns of total amounts of debits o
deposit account of clearing house banks in over 100 of the country's principal
cities - Transactions during the two weekly periods ending Wednesday# bepteci er
and 11 are given. A recapitulation is added in which totals are given by Federal • .
Reserve districts of returns made by cities reporting both weeks. Efforts or com
pleting the list of reporting cities are being continued. It is hcped that belore
long satisfactory arrangements will be made with practically all active clearing
houses whereby the Board's weekly figures voill be made as comprehensive as
e ig
.
ures of bank clearings at present published by the clearing houses and the f inane j a
press
Figures of reporting clearing houses by Federal Reserve districts are as fol
lows (in thousands of dollars, i .e * , OQO's omitted):
_________
Debits to Banks' and
Tl.anksfS1 Account,

Debits to Individual
Account

1. BOSTON
Bangor
Boston
Fall River
Holyoke
Lowell
New Bedford
New Haven
Portland
Providence
Springfield
Waterbury
Worcester
2, NEW YORK
Albany
Binghamton
Buffalo
New York
Passaic
Rochester
Syracuse
3. PHILADELPHIA
Altoona
Chester
Harrisburg
Lancaster
Philadelphia
Reading
Scranton
Trenton
Wilkes Barre
Williamsport
Wilmington
York
4. CLEVELAND
Cincinnati
Columbus
Dayton
Erie
Newcastle
Springfield
Toledo
Wheeling
Youngstown
Gr esnsburg, P a.



2,429

2,733

170,111

204,212
7 ,0U5
2,547
4,724

5,^52

2,395
3.S5S
4,477

13,193

2 1 ,048
6,295
6,9^7
11,522

1U.US 5
2,147
^7,253

5,005
13 ,^56
6,905
23,17“
+
7,391
6,809
12,609

15,563
2,623
55,276

2,997,636
2,788
19,335
10,575

3,512,698
3,325
19,992
7,333

1,812

4,716

10 (866

15,063

154

122
416

1,363

112

U9S

9 .7?9

1 , 267 , 21+9

13,967
1,432,572
• 130

?,595

4,4i6
5.350

824

U32
176,730
315
51
237
224
339
225
1,373
185
319
399

33U
lU l ,030
23S

3,478

6,439
4,19s
259,H7
4,151
11,100
• 7,956

218
3U2

goo
140

19

495

249

258,627
1

307,667

256

2l 6

3,134
8,0+4

14

91
11

3,011

31

47

45,79418,843
9 .^78
5.315
1,958
3.136
17.012

1+9,385

35,180

42,602

23,392

2,815
387

4,537

6,183
2,680

15.857

260,842
4,859
9.269
7.137
6.137
2,739
8,087
2,386

5,907

11,512

6,454

2,933
2,623
21.856
9.183
2,552

71
1,725
3,011
5,808

23

2,025

493
27
1,620
2,276
8,536
8,575

45

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Debits to Individual
Ac co*unt
September U
; gaptember II
5* RICHMOND
Baltimore
Richmond
6. ATLANTA
Atlanta
Augusta
Birmingham
Chattanooga
Jacksonville
Knoxville
Macon
Mobile
Montgomery
Nashville
New Orleans
Pensacola
Savannah
Tampa
Vicksburg

6s ,713

76,302
2U ,125

19,172
6,625

■22,173

12,630
7,763
7 ,44^
5i513

12,330
9,30S

19,229

5 , Sod

5, 594
3,393

9,662

9,056
5,955
o ,59&

6,021

4s ,1+77

4 ,435
20 ,01+7
53,884

1,727
13,099

1,650
16,530

13,094

3,030
1 ,265

3,253
1,423

7, CHICAGO
Bay City
2,251
2,233
2,452
Bloomington, 111.
2,273
Cedar Rapids
(a) 10,57 6
(a) 14,521
Chicago
423,034
396,781
Davenport
6,002
5,306
Decatur, 111.
2,354
3,020
Des Moines
(a) 43,944
(a) 35,595
Detroit
32,993
si,m
Dubuq.ue
1,966
1,587
Flint
(a) 3 ,580 ■ (a) 5,107
Fort Wayne
5,663
3,657
Grand Rapids
7,890
10,853
Indianapolis
22,457
26,754
Jackson, Mich.
(a) 2,372
Kalamazoo
2,532
3,035
Lansing
2,330
52,252
Milwaukee
30,552
Peoria
10,464
9,332
Rockford, 111 ,
4,654
3,659
Sioux City, Iowa
1,740
11,693
South Bend
4,429
397
Springfield, 1 1 1 .
4,667
3,949
Waterloo, Iowa
2,392
2,832
ST. LOUIS
Evansville
Little Rock
Louisville
Memphi s
S t . Louis
MINNEAPOLIS
Aberdeen
Billings
Duluth
Helena
Minneapolis
St. Paul
Superior




Debits to Banks and
Banker s1 Ac c o\mt
September 11
p t em er
eip b

34,542

39,926

43,930

66,394

15,755
339
2.513
3,004
3,337
1,042
2,394

22,326

662
505
12,251
31,341
1.513
7,307
714

1,690
3,664

4,552
6,331
1 , 601 .
3,64 s
s4i
673

13,352
32,006
930.
13,530
316

«5

120

371
940

343

441,922

2,192
709

516
477,242
1,403
S55

37,188

44,473

1,070

1,007

1,241
2,309

20,500

1.S17
14,332
25,374

376

462

13,756

32,564

1,969

35

12,111

150

2,302
62
1.106

2,314

1,932

960
819

1.106
1,309

2,111

3,219
5,342

4,391

20,720
118,837

25,250
22,572
127,962

1 1 4 ,l40

136,370

1,796

2,230

1,276

1,667
2,005

14,033

30,259

1,760
66,053
23 ,036

93,239

2,663
2,379
53,761
23,180
113

5,513
3,746
sc,64
40,597
91

15,440

3,194

2,255

l,4oi

2,193

23,493
2,233

1,°77
4,163

11,320
9,340

5,243
15,600
17,14s

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Debits to. Individual
:
Debits to Banks1 and
________ Account__________________ :________Bankers’ Account_______
September 4
: September 11 ; September 4
: September 11
10. KANSAS CITY
Atchison
Bartlesville,Okla.
Colorado Springs
Denver
Joplin
Kansas City, Kans.
Kansas City, Mo.
Muskogee, Okla.
Oklahoma City
Omaha
Pueblo- •
St. Joseph
Topeka
Tulsa
Wichita
11. DALLAS
Austin
Beaumont
Dallas
. El Paso
Fort Worth
Galveston
Houston
Shreveport
Texarkana
Waco
12. SAN FRANCISCO
Fresno
Long■
Beach
Los Angeles
Oakland
Ogden
Pasadena
Portland
Salt Lake City
San Diego
Seattle
Spokane
Tacoma
Yakima

.913
1,793
2 ,401

321
15S

29,216

1,216
1 , 65k
1,929
22,255
3 ,oUg
2 , 2 g?

15,015

3,777
3,356

105,876

gg, 65'+
l ,g 27
7,9^7
62 ,IS b

2,246

13,231
7M 63
2,903
19,193

2,106
35,231

3,620

4,s4s

67
13^

642.

.

553
:2l,4i4
9. 1
1
5,440
185,694

.

501

4 ,806
153,778
1,553
6 , 9g2
4s ,94s
559

2,130
10 , 91s

70,254
792
I S ,924

20,106

2,792

1,204
6,847

10,937
15,913

15,067
11,230

14,430

2,464

3,252

5,5io

3,069

3,816
30,595
k.393l^ ,S 92
7,919
29,6l4

. 7,930
18,544

25,6g7
3.720
12 , 52U

6,669
35,5^7
4,4ss
1,231

4,455
5 , 6lU
1,905

'

6,031
l , 2g9
5,073
4,802
1 , 0*0

362
56,052
4,650
2 7 , 21+5
6,136
1 9,232
+
2 , 1+70
25!+ ■
•4 , 36 s

5,929
1+60
6o,ii4
6 ,0S3

32,960

5,578

60 , 1SS
3,428
354
■ .3 ,3 5 7

4,137
43

^,577

49
26,606

21,971
.2,967

35,9^2
9 ,271+
2 ,S 6l
1,797
33,533
9,779

31,226
10,527
3,59^

1,800
1,644

34,24s
6,Sl4
S ,3^7

^ 3,056
9,989
13,305

20,373
12 ,882
281
14,901
7,312
3,494

2,290

100

4,015

1,610

2,308

206

20,377
'
.

9,317
7,242

179

(a) Figures comprise debits to both individual account as well as to banks'
and bankers' account.
■
?




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+

Recapitulation showing figures for centers reporting both weeks.
Federal
Reserve
District

1.
2.
34.
5»
6,
7*
3.
310 .
XI.
12.

:Number o f :
Debits to Individual
Account
: centers :
: included : September U r September 11

7

12

2k j,S 2J
3,09^,719
316,512

3>
616,770
322 ,023

9

110,359

135,664

8 8 , 5^2

100,427

X59,5^9
08l ,808
163 , 55s

132,423
633,429
133 ,369

Boston'
New York
Philadelphia
Cleveland
Richmond
Atlanta
Chicago
St. Louis
Minneapolis
Kansas City
Dallas
San Francisco

. 10
9

106,615

163,767
290,713
106,374
120,430

GRAND TOTAL

122

5,433,343

6 , 205,604




11

2

X5

21

5
6
X5

103,134

260,311
99,354

239 ,705

Debits to Banks1 and
Bankers* Account
September 4 : September 11
145,123
1,239,134
259 ,033
49,020
33 ,472

131,673
1,462,227

34,367

107,190
609,265

546,322
140 ,040
ss,377
2 75 .S 50

156,279
60,433
3 4 7 7 ,6 2 0

310,306
60,136
105,320

176,972
132,264

346,503
173,451
63,541
3,739,s4s