A theater group made appearances in two cities. The hotel charge before tax in the second city was \( \$ 1500 \) higher than in the first. The tax in the first city was \( 6.5 \% \) , and the tax in the second city was \( 9.5 \% \) . The total hotel tax paid for the two cities was \( \$ 1022.50 \) . How much was the hotel charge in each city before tax?
First city: \( \$ \square\)
Second city: \( \$ \square\)