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BOARD OF GOVERNORS OF THE FEDERAL RESERVE SY£Tf£££)EBAL RdteRVE. BANK H. 11 . '1 DEPARTMENT STORE SALES," BY CITIES (Bailed on 'D'dllaf'" Amounts) — ' ' ' ' '(-Based on'Dollar**"Ais — • ^

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•.'".Tfefcentage ' change from corresponding • '' ".period a year ago t' (Month" o f p n t i r of- | M a r ; 1 2 Mar. 19 W . 26 Apr. 2 Apr. 9 January [February

UNITED SPATES " Boston District ' New Haven Boston Springfield Providence New York District -Newark- • •• • . . 'Buffalo ' . New York Rochester Syracuse Philadelphia District Philadelphia Cleveland District _Akron Cincinnati Cleveland •Columbus Toledo Pittsburgh Richmond District Washington Baltimore Conn. Mass. R.I. *

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>'?& Pagei DEPARTMENT STORE SALES, BY CITIES (Continued) Percentage change from corresponding Federal Reserve district and city Month of Month.of Mar.12 Mar.19 Mar.26 Apr. 2 Apr. 9 January February - 5 Ark. Ky. Mo. Tenn. - 2 - 8 +10 + 1 +20 - 3 - 1 + 7 Z_3 - 2 -11 + b - 1 r i +10 - 2 - 8 0 0 zJ - 1 - "5 - 8 - 9 -12 - 3 - 3 -13 -13
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St. Louis District Little Rock Louisville St. Louis Memphis Minneapolis District Minneapolis St. Paul Duluth-Superior Kansas City District Denver Wichita Kansas City St. Joseph Oklahoma City Tulsa Dallas District Dallas Fort Worth Houston San Antonio San Francisco District Los Angeles Area Oakland San Francisco Portland Salt Lake City Seattle

- 5 0 - 7 - 8

-17 -20 -13 -18 -15

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-18 -18 -2k -30 -16 -lb -12 -11 -lb -23

-18 ^19 -lb -22 -22 -20 -18 -20 %22 -23 -18 -20 -18 -23 -20 -16 -11 -18 -11

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r—Revised. 1/ During "March and April changes from a year ago reflect in part the fact that last ~ ~ year Easter was on March 28 ivhile this year it will be on April 17. For this reason it is estimated that.in comparison with last year allowance should be made for a decrease in sales of about 6 per cent for the month of March as a whole and for a corresponding increase for the month of April as a whole, x - Data not available. ' •

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