Clipped From The Daily Herald
Provoan,88, Plans Hop To Lebanon A fast plane trip to New York and a faster jet plane hop across the seas to Lebanon is the flight planned by one Provo "youngster" .. .a gentleman nearly 90 years old. , Gabriel Shebot Allam, 2714 N. 930 E., who celebrates his »ih birthday this year will leave Sunday for his native land and a visit with his sister and other family members and old friends.. A resident of Provo since 1931, Mr. Allam has made the trip between America and Lebanon many times, most of them when he was a young man in the clothing business. In 1914 he came to stay and sent for his family to make their home. Prior to coming to Provo the family lived in Salt Lake City where he operated a grocery store. Mr. Allam, who lives alone in a house near that of his daughter, Mrs. Thomas Briskey, is well and able to get about and care for himself and he sees no reason for not taking off on a several thousand mile trip if he wants to. Mr. Allam has two living children, Mrs. Angel Briskey, and I Michael Allam of Salt Lake City; Youths Get By JOAN GEYER • r v Fourteen of 20 youths being .interviewed this week by Juvenile Court win begin wotk Monday on the Uinta Forest, under a three- way agreement between the court, Utah County and the U. S. Forest Service. The boys must be youths with problems, whom the Juvenile Court feels will be benefited by closely supervised. group work outdoprs, -says William W a r d, chief probation officer. The youths chosen will earn 50 cents an" hour, carrying out such' tasks as cleaning and marking recreational areas, maintaining range fences and clearing brush 'from trails. Work will continue nine weeks. The Uinta Forest picks projects to be done, and details two summer employees, both Provo teachers, to directly supervise two crews of seven boys each. I ] i j i 14 grandchildren and five great- grandchildren. Mrs. Allam died in .June, 1947. He is a member of St Francis Catholic Church. Mrs. Briskey will be hostess at a gathering of family members and intimate friends Saturday evening at her home in honor of her father.