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WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 19, 1998 PAGE 3 Guy's romance throws him for quite a loop Dear Abby: I was recently in a relationship for eight months. It started when I was 22. My now ex-girlfriend (I'll call her Sue) was 18. Abby, we fell in love quickly. I gave her my all. Her family loved me and mine loved her. She said I treated her better than she had ever been treated. (I was raised that way.) I respected her, loved her and never mistreated her. In the fifth month of our relationship, I proposed. She accepted. Sue recently went on vacation with some girlfriends. The vacation had been planned before we met. I didn't object. I told her to go, and that I trusted her. Well, she was gone for a week during which I never received even one phone call. When Sue returned, I was at the airport with open arms. Within 24 hours of her return, she announced that she wanted to call it quits. She said she wanted her freedom, that she was too young to have her life planned. She swore she hadn't cheated on me during her vacation. She told me she knows she'll never find anyone who will treat her as well as I have. I was heartbroken. It's been a month, and Sue has gone "wild" since the vacation. A family member confided that Sue had confessed to cheating on me during the vacation. Abby, women 'used to complain that guys have no morals, treated them wrong and cheated on them. Today, the roles are often reversed. Women claim they want a guy who will treat them right, open the car door, bring flowers, etc. Abby, that's me! I don't understand how Sue could have claimed to love me and then been unfaithful. I have dated for the past eight years, and I've never been this much in love. I know the obvious response to this is that I'm young and have plenty of time; however, I must ask: Where are all the "nice girls"? One of the Last Nice Guys Dear Nice Guy: One day you will realize how fortunate you are that this happened before you married Sue. She may have been swept off her feet by your marriage proposal, but she's far too immature for marriage. Count your blessings and keep looking. There are nice girls everywhere, waiting to be recognized by someone who has as much to offer as you. Dear Abby: My girlfriend, "Terri," and I are both 19. We have been dating for 18 months. Abby, I never get to see my friends anymore. Every time I tell Terri I want to be with my friends, she throws a fit and we get into an argument. She thinks I should spend all my time with her. It's like she's jealous when I choose to be with my friends for a day. Abby, I miss my friends. I'm not bored with Terri, I just need time with my friends. Feels Confined In Pacifica, Calif. Dear Feels Confined: Terri may be more insecure than jealous. She needs to work on this, because one of the surest ways to sabotage a relationship is to make the other person feel confined. Of course you need time with your friends, and Terri needs time with hers. You are not joined at the hip. Part of developing as individuals is maintaining separate interests. If you have put up with this for a year and a half, you must like Terri very much. However, I hope you'll consider what I have said, and insist on a degree of independence for both of you. U.S. Federal Census of 1850 continues The 1850 Guadalupe County U.S. Federal Census schedule continues from a previous column. All names are spelled as they appear on the census roll. Variations in spelling by the census taker is a huge possibility. Dwelling #50: Henry Bremer, age 50, farmer; Judith Bremer, age 45; Henry Bremer, age 17, farmer; Doris Bremer, age 10; Adolph Bremer, age 8, all born in Germany; Caroline Bremer, age 6 born, Gulf of Mexico; Julius Bremer, age 2, bom in Texas. Also listed in the same household we find Theodore Goldbec, age 23, laborer, and Frederick Goldbec, age 19, both born in Germany. Dwelling #51: Augustus Dietz, age 27, farmer, Frederick Dietz, age 20, farmer; Henry Bower, age 24, farmer; William Schumann, age 28, laborer, Harriett Schumann, age 25, Louis Schumann, age 4, all bom in Germany. Dwelling #36: John Halm, age 36, farmer; Margaret Halm, age Mary C Bond Family Tree 34, Charles Halm, age 10, William Halm, age 7, Joseph Halm age 5, all born in Germany, and Mary Halm, age 2, born in Texas. Dwelling #53: William Halm age 65, William Halm, age 23, farmer, Catherine Halm, age 21, all born in Germany; Frances Halm, age 5, Mary Halm, age 4 months, both born in Texas: Joseph Halm, age 18, laborer, born in Germany. Dwelling #54: George Wever, age 23, farmer, Kasimer Rudorg, age 24, farmer, Christian Bar, age 26, farmer, Julius Ferch, age 21, farmer, Karl Nisler, age 22, all born in Germany. Dwelling #55: Charles Bush, age 24, farmer, Augustus Power, age 34, Tobias Maineneger, age 28, Eve Maineneger, age 28, all born in Germany. This census will continue in a future column. This from Donald King, 1117 E. Court St., Seguin, Texas 78155: We have formed a Sheffield Family Cemetery Association. This cemetery is located on the Capote Road in back of the Life Gate School. The names of some of the people buried here are Moss, DeLaney and John C. Sheffield. We would like to contact descendants of John C. Sheffield, and the Olivers and Suttons who may be buried there. Write to the above address if you can add any information or assistance to this project. Note to Donald: The 1850 Guadalupe County lists, in Dwelling #46, John C. Sheffield, age 41, farmer, personal value of $6,000, born in Georgia. Also listed in this household is Susan Sheffield, age 20, born in Florida, and John Sheffield, age 1 year, born in Texas; A. Fergerson, age 30, laborer, personal value of $1,000. born Georgia; and John M. Lewis, age 24, laborer, born on Virginia. The Sheffields do not appear in the 1860 Guadalupe County Census schedule. The descendants of Austin's Old Three Hundred organization met in Brenham in June. This group now numbers over 300 members who are descended from 93 of the Old Three Hundred members. The officers elected for the 1998-2000 term were Shirley Stedman of Marion, president general. Serving on the board are Betty Wauer, Victoria; Harvey Howell, Jr., College Station; Gladys Love and Betty Davis, San Antonio; Alice Burwell and Sail Hall, Austin; Doris Follow these tips for bicycle safety A bicycle is not a toy, it is a child's first vehicle. It may not have an engine, but it does rely on power — human power. Bicyclists of all ages compete with all kinds of traffic and due to the size and speed of the bicycle, there is great risk to the rider. Let's take a look at some things that can be done to reduce the risk and ensure safety and fun when bicycling. The bicycle, like any other vehicle, needs to be in tip top condition and "fit" the rider. Make sure your bike is the proper size. A bike that is too big or too small will be hard to control. For Fit: When standing on the ground there should be a 1-3" gap between the child and the top bar. Cara's Corner Cara Nell Decker County Extension flgent More room will be needed for a mountain bike. Bike Seat: Is it adjusted to the proper height? When sitting on the seat with the foot on the pedal, the leg should be slightly bent. For Reflectors: Reflectors should be on the front and rear of a bike. The rear should be red and should be at least 3" across. Check that the reflector is pointed straight back to reflect the headlights of cars that are coming from the rear. The front reflector is usually standard on new bicycles and it should be white, most new ones are round and 2" wide. Bike Chain: The chain should be clean and lubricated. If it's not, take it to the local bike shop for a checkup. The Brakes: Brakes should have even pressure. They should make the back wheels skid on dry pavement, but should not skid. The Tires: Tires need to be properly inflated. The side of the tire has the manufacturer's guidelines. Use a tire pressure gauge to test for inflation. Grace Lutheran Ladies Aid meets President Thelma Koehler presided at the regular monthly meeting of Grace Lutheran Ladies Aid Thursday, Aug. 13. Lydia Grimm was hostess for the meeting. Evelyn Wagner led the group in a continuation of the study, "Followers of Christ." The ladies concluded the study session by singing the hymn, "Have Thy Own Way, Lord." Members planned to attend the reception honoring volunteers at Nesbit Nursing Home, Thursday. They provide a cake and bingo prizes and assist with the birthday parties at the home. The Ladies will sponsor the baked goods portion of the spaghetti dinner fund-raiser for Daniels announce baby boy's arrival Seguin City Councilman H. A. "Danny" Daniels and his wife, Janis Turk Daniels announce the birth of their son, Hollis Alvin James Reid Daniels, HI, born at Guadalupe Valley Hospital on July 23, 1998. The infant weighed 9 pounds, 2 ounces and measured 21 inches long at birth. The attending physician was Phil C. Rinn, M.D. The child, whom they call "Reid", is welcomed by his sister, Carrie Daniels, age 10. The child's maternal grandparents are James and Carolyn Turk, of Austin. Maternal great-grandmother is Dorothy Williams of Austin. The paternal grandparents are the late Mr. and Mrs. H.A. "Windy" Daniels of Seguin. The baby's aunt and uncle, Carrie and Chris Schnoor, and their daughter Olivia, came to Seguin for the baby's birth. The baby's uncle, Mark Turk of Dallas; great uncle David Williams of Laguna Miguel, Calif.; and great uncle and aunt, Mr. and Mrs. William H. Williams, HI, of Kerrville, also visited the newborn. Cousin Joe Will Maxwell, formerly of Seguin, together with his wife Pam, and their children Samantha, Emmarie, and Jay Maxwell, visited from Cleburne. Cousin David Dunford of Houston also came to meet the new addition to the Daniels family- Joey Sheffield on Sept. 11. They also plan to quilt for Lutheran World Relief Thursday, Sept. 24. ACCESSORIES ((/?jl Hearing 372-2237 1\ aid 122 s, Moss VjT center • Across from Guadalupe Valley Hospital Entrance. STELLA CODY, R.M.T. therapeutic JVlassage Jor Women Swedish, Deep Tissue, Sports Massage and Zen Shiatsu Cedarview Professional Building 372-3637 CENTRAL TEXAS HEALTH RESEARCH Frank C. Hampel, Jr., M.D. • 7Q5-ALanda St.. New Braunt'cls Looking lor volunteers to participate In the following research studies: SINUSITIS: • 18 years and older • X-Ray of your sinuses • Free Study Medications • Compensation up to $100 ASTHMA: ADUIJS & CHILDREN • Free Pulmonary Tests • Free Study Medications • Physician Monitoring • Qualified Participants wfll be compensated II you are interested in either oi these studies, please call lor more information (830)609-0998 MONDAYS TUES.-FRI. SATURDAYS 8:00 TO 5 P.M. 8:OOTO8P.M. 8:3OTO4RM. EDWARD BALLI, M.D. of |9octor'£ Clinic Is accepting New Patients. PEDIATRICS TO GERIATRICS 908 E. Court St. • Seguin Call (830) 379-6823 or 303-2704 for appointment Medicare, Medicaid, TDH Star Community First, Lithix Southwest, Benefit Planners, TML, SMI First Health, Blue Shield - Par Providers. Texas True Choice and T) son Foods. "Caring for you night and day" Lewis, Burnet; Carolyn Marble, Lincoln; Patsy Hendershot, Gonzales; Wincie Campbell and Louis Hall; Sugarland. Stephen F. Austin received permission from the Government of Mexico to bring settlers from the U.S. to the northern frontier of the State of Coahuila-Texas in the 1820's. Each head of a household received a sitio(4,428 acres) and a labor (177 acres) of land. If you qualify and are interested in joining this prestigious group contact Shirley J. Stedman, president general, P.O. Box 185 Marion, Texas 78124. *** Please send items of genealogical interest to Family Tree, Mary C. Bond, 208 N. Roosevelt Ave. Nixon, Texas 78140. Telephone 582-2876. Law student graduates The University of of Texas at Austin, School of Law, held graduation ceremonies on Sunday, May 24, at Frank C. Erwin Jr. Special Events Erwin Center. Graduates included Michael J. Bloch, formerly of Seguin. He graduated from Seguin High School in 1991 and then received his undergraduate degree from Texas A&M University in 1995. He and his wife, Meg, currently reside in Austin. Michael is the son of Willie and Brenda Bloch of Seguin. 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