New Chief at Columbia
Elmer E. Carter, of the Columbia Fire Company, has been elected chief of the Columbia, Pa., department. The following assistant chiefs were chosen: John E. Kauffman, of the Columbia Fire Company; Guy W. Supplee, of the Vigilant Fire Company; Joseph I. Smith, of the Keystone Fire Company; Harry Zercher, of the Shawnee Fire Company, and Eli Lockard, of the Susquehanna Fire Company. Chief Carter is one. of the most active members of the Columbia Fire Department. He served several terms as assistant chief, one term as chief, and is a director and trustee of the Firemen’s Relief Association. He is popular with the firemen and at fires displays coolness and good judgment.