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Form FRr285

STATEMENT FOR THE PRESS

For immediate release

BANK DEBITS

Board of Governors
of the Federal Reserve System
September 18, 1939

Debits to individual accounts, as reported by banks in leading cities for the
week ended September 13 , aggregated $9,277,000,000, or 27 percent/above the total
reported for the preceding week, which included only five business days, and 20
percent above the total for the corresponding week of last year.
Aggregate debits for the 141 cities for which a separate total has been main­
tained since January 1919 amounted to $8 , , , , compared with $6 , ,
601 000 000
731 000,000
the preceding week and $7,102,000,000 the week ended September 1 - of last year.
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SUMMARY BY FEDERAL RESERVE DISTRICTS
Federal
Number
Reserve
of centers
District
included
No. 1 - Boston
17
2 - New York
15
3 — Philadelphia
18
4 - Cleveland
25
5 “ Richmond
2A
6 - Atlanta
26
7 - Chicago
41
8 - St, Louis
16
9 - Minneapolis
17
10 - Kansas City
28
18
11 - Dallas
12 - San Francisco
29
TOTAL

Sept, 13 ,
1939
466,608
4,626,559
404,538
528,685
292,814
238,674
1,160,769
241,210
180,938
284,232
189,496
662,341

W eek e n d e d
Sept. 6 ,
1939
341,306
3,128,577
342,268
'441,147
259,039

221,468

1,214,175
195,169
171,066
244,300
172,198
566,544

Sept, 14,
1938
412,021
3,527,682
356,064
474,156
278,017
•227,737
1,013,258
213,274
171,905
262,067
196,224
601,769

274
9,276,864
7,297,257
7,734,174
DEBITS BY BANKS IN EACH REPORTING CENTER
(in thousands of dollars)_______
Week ended
Week ended
Sept. 13 , 1939
Sept. 13 , 1939
DISTRICT NO. 1 - BOSTON
DISTRICT NO. 2 - NEW YORK (Cont*d)
Bangor, Me.
3,407
Northern New Jersey
Boston, Mass.
303,115
Clearing House Ass’
n
34,.829
Brockton, Mass.
3,568
Passaic, N. J.
6,201
Burlington, Vt.
2,729
Poughkeepsie, N. Y.
3,287
Fall River, Mass.
-4,280
Rochester, N. Y.
28,143
Hartford, Conn.
43,339
Stamford,Conn.
3 ,835
Holyoke, Mass.
2,548
Syracuse, N. Y,
17,431
Lowell, Mass.
3,372
Utica, N. Y.
6,770
Lynn, Mass.
4,325
Manchester, N. H.
3,432
DISTRICT NO. 3 - PHILADELPHIA
New Bedford, Mass.
A,287
Allentown, Pa,
5,731
New Haven, Conn.
15,4-20
Altoona, Pa,
2, - 5
43
Portland, Maine
9,385
Camden, N. J,
11,983
Providence, P. I.
.
31,207
Chester, Pa,
3,219
Springfield, Mass.
14,338
Harrisburg, Pa.
8,881
Waterbury, Conn.
6,015
Hazleton, Pa,
2,654
Worcester, Mass.
ll,84l
Johnstown, Pa.
3,039
Lancaster, Pa.
6,253
DISTRICT NO, 2 - NEW YORK
Lebanon, Pa.
1,672
Albany, N, Y.
43,189
Norristown, Pa.
2 ,344
Binghamton, K. Y.
4,889
Philadelphia, Pa.
285,840
Buffalo, N. Y.
53,367
Reading, Pa.
8,497
Elmira, N. Y.
3,127
Scranton, Pa.
9,967
Jamestown, N. Y*
2,797
Trenton, N. J.
17,222
Montclair, I, J,
I
3,421
Wilkes-Barre, Pa.
5,635
Newark, I. J.
J
69,919
Williamsport, Pa,
2,517
New York, N. Y.
4,345,354
Wilmington, Del.
21,848
York, Pa.
4,801



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DEBITS BY BANKS IN EACH REPORTING CENTER
(In thousands of dollars)
Week ended
Week ended
Sept. 13, 1939
Sept. 13, 1939
DISTRICT NO. 4 - CLEVELAND
DISTRICT NO. 6 - ATLANTA (Cont*d)
Akron, Ohio
14,459
Elberton, Ga,
263
Butler, Pa.
2,199
Hattiesburg, Miss.
1,512
Canton, Ohio
8,512
Jackson, Miss.
7,435
Cincinnati, Ohio
75,699
Jacksonville, Fla.
15,956
Cleveland, Ohio
127,893
Knoxville, Tenn.
7,072
Columbus, Ohio
44,375
Macon,Oa.
4,013
Dayton, Ohio
17,394
Meridian, Miss.
2,880
Erie, Pa.
6,355
Miami, Fla,
9,236
Franklin, Pa.
635
Mobile, Ala,
8,I83
Greensburg, Pa.
1,582
Montgomery, Ala,
5,472
Hamilton, Ohio
2,785
Nashville, Tenn,
20,686
Homestead, Pa.
786
Newnan, Ga.
576
Lexington, Ky.
5,836
New Orleans, La,
52,695
lima, Ohio
3,588
Pensacola, Fla.
2,059
Lorain, Ohio
1,132
Savannah, Ga,
7,587
Middletown, Ohio
2,376
Tampa, Fla,
5,773 ■
Oil City, Pa.
2,289
Valdosta,Ga,
1,118
Pittsburgh, Pa,
154,6l4
Vicksburg, Miss.
2,055
Springfield, Ohio
3,828
Steubenville, Ohio
2,517
DISTRICT NO. 7 - CHICAGO
Toledo, Ohio
26,010
Adrian, Mich.
816
Warren, Ohio
2,605
Aurora, 111.
2,425
Wheeling, W.Va,
6,168
Battle Creek, Mich,
2,881
Youngstown, Ohio
13,070
•Bay City, Mich;
2,471
Zanesville, Ohio
1,978
Bloomington, 111.
3,009
Cedar Rapids, Iowa
6,160
DISTRICT NO* 5 - RICHMOND
ChampaignrUrbana, 111.
3,429
Asheville, N. Cf
3,079
Chicago, 111.
703,584
Baltimore, Md.
74,735
Clinton, Iowa
1,264
Charleston, S. C,
3,899
Danville, 111,
2,608
Charleston, W. Va.
11,290
Davenport, Iowa
5,.ll6
CharlotteN. 0.
15 ,$20
Decatur, 111.
4,l4l
Columbia,S, C«
5,725
Des Moines, Iowa
21,162
Cumberland, Md.
1,709
. Detroit, Mich.
177,172
Danville, Va*
2,339
Dubuque, Iowa
2,070
Durham, N. C.
9,615
Elgin, 111,
1,925
Greensboro, N, 0.
4,735
Flinty Mich.
5,368
Greenville, S. C.
5,032
Fort Wayne, Ind.
7,206
Hagerstown, Md.
2,0?2
Gary, Ind.
4,292
Huntington, W. Va.
4,043
Grand Rapids, Mich.
12,842
Lynchburg, Va.
3,588
Green Bay, Wis.
3,644
Newport News, Va*
2,240
Hammond, Ind.
1,760
Norfolk, Va.
11,104
Indianapolis, Ind.
47,318
Portsmouth, Va.
1,064
Jackson, Mich.
2,704
Raleigh, N. C.
9,211
Kalamazoo, Mich.
4,827
Richmond, Va.
40,371
Lansing, Mich.
4,490
Roanoke, Va,
5,589
Manitowoc, Wis,
1,496
Spartanburg, S. C.
2,207
Mason City, Iowa
2,339 .
Washington,D. C.
61,244
Milwaukee, Wis.
57,500
Wilmington, N. C.
2,914
Moline,111.
1,928
Winston-Salem, N. C.
9,539
Muscatine, Iowa
946
Oshkosh, Wis,
2,041
DISTRICT NO, 6 - ATLANTA
Peoria, 111.
13,748
ftockford, 111. '
5,511
Albany, Ga,
1,073
Atlanta,Ga.
42,991
Saginaw, Mich.
4,586
Augusta, Ga.
4,797
Sheboygan, Wis,
3,785
Birmingham, Ala,
19,141
Sioux City, Iowa
8,868
South Bend, Ind,
7,428
Brunswick, Ga,
521
Springfield, 111,
6,323
Chattanooga, Tenn.
11,175
Terre Haute, Ind,
5,559
Columbus, Ga.
3,689
Dothan, Ala.
716
Waterloo, Iowa
4,027



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Form FR-285-b
DEBITS BY BANKS IN EACH REPORTING CENTER
(In thousands of dollars)
Week ended
Week ended
Sept. 13, 1939
Sept. 13 , 1939
DISTRICT NO. 8 - ST,
LOUIS
DISTRICT NO. 10 x KANSAS CITY (ContM)
East St, Louis & Nat*l
Omaha, Neb.
34,717
Stock Yards, 111.
10,945
Pittsburg, Kans.
875
Eldorado, Ark,
1,213
Pueblo, Colo,
4,701
Evansville, Ind.
7,355
St. Joseph, Mo,
7,308
Fort Smith, Ark.
2,662
Topeka, Kans*
4,299
Greenville, Miss.
I,4l4
Tulsa, Okla.
25,248
Helena, Ark,
463
Wichita, Kans.
11,036
Little Rock, Ark,
8,249
Louisville, Ky.
38,100
DISTRICT NO. 11 - DALLAS
Memphis, Tenn*
31,550
Abilene, Tex.
1,955
Owensboro, Ky.
1,664
Austin, Tex,
7,457
Pine Bluff, Ark.
2,367
Beaumont, Tex,
4,745
Quincy, 111,
2,037
Corsicana, Tex,
1,062
St. Louis, Mo,
128,600
Dallas, Tex,
55,789
Seda^ia, Mp,
529
El Paso, Tex. *
5,988
Springfielck Mo*
3,303
Fort Worth, Tex,
17,626
Texarkana,Ark.(See also Tex.)
759
Galveston, Tex.
5,028
Houston, Tex.
49,637
DISTRICT NO, 9 - MINNEAPOLIS
Port Arthur, Tex.
1,862
Aberdeen,S, D,
Roswell, N, M.
881
1,099
Billings, Mont,
San Antonio,Tex.
15,388
2,834
Dickinson, N* D,
Shreveport, La.
'
9,237
525
Duluth, Minn,
Texarkana, Tex,
12,617
Fargo, N. D.
(See also Ark.)
1,062
5,020
Grand Forks, N, D.
Tucson, Aria.
2,416
1,333
Helena, Mont,
Tyler, Tex.
2,568
2,947
Jamestown, N. D.
Waco, Tex,
3,739
414
La Crosse, Wis.
Wichita Fallsj Tex,
3,056
2,438
Minneapolis, Minn,
100,430
Minot, N. D,
DISTRICT NO, 12 - SAN FRANCISCO
1,113
Red Wing, Minn,
Bakersfield, Calif.
423
3,935
St. Paul, Minn.
Bellingham, Wanh,
2,010
36,777
Sioux Falls S. D,
Berkeley, Calif,
5,186
4,144
South St. Paul; Minn,
Boise, Idaho
6,173
4,164
Superior, Wis,
Eugene, Ore.
2,450
1,331
Winona, Minn.
1,320
2,658
Everett, Wash.
7,478
Fresno, Calif,
DISTRICT NO. 10 - KANSAS CITY
Long Beach, Calif,
10,404
Albuquerque, N, M,
3,838
Los Angeles, Calif,
191,529
Atchison. Xans.
832
0.oldand, Calif.
23,753
B&rolesvilie, Okla,
Ogden, Utah
6,509
4,805
Ca&iXir, Wyo*
1,468
Pasadena, Calif.
5,856
Cheyenne, Wyo.
2,162
Phoenix, Ariz,
8,664
Colorado Springs, Colo.
3,347
Portland, Ore,
40,444
Denver, Colo.
42,116
Reno, Nev,
3,190
Enid, O l i
kio
Sacramento, Calif,
2,856
23,938
Fremont, Neb,
Saiea, Cre„
634
5,492
Grand Junction, Colo.
Salt Lake City, Utah
1,122
16,006
Guthrie, Okla.
San Bernerdino, Calif,
367
2,735
Hutchinson, Kans*
San Diego, Calif,
3,052
12,695
Independence, Kans.
San Francisco,Calif,
728
191,733
Joplint Mo.
San Jose, Calif,
2,696
7,197
Kansas City, Kans.
Santa Barbara, Calif,
4,305
2,685
Kansas City, Mo*
Seattle, Wash.
51,628
85,962
Lawrence, Kans*
Spokane,Wash. .
816
12,724
Lincoln, Neb*
Stockton, Calif,
4,224
7,123
Muskogee , Okla*
Tacoma, Wash.
8,901
1,785
Oklahoma City, Okla*
Walla Walla, Wash,
2,066
23,203
Okmulgee, Okla*
Yakima,Wash.
627
3,793