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Cedar Rapids Gazette (Newspaper) - October 31, 1990, Cedar Rapids, Iowa
Profile Marty Boller Mai room humor brightens winners and bloopers Board by Ann Scholl Boyer arty Boller let it go by with just a chuckle. When he saw the envelope addressed to a emissions office Quot at the University of Iowa the Quot doodler Quot came out in Marty a clerk storekeeper in the admissions office Mai room at Calvin Hall. Marty Drew a car with a Cloud of exhaust spewing from its tailpipe. Attached to its Antenna he Drew a Banner Reading a i thought it was rather appropriate a a lot of hot air Quot he says with a Grin. The Quot emissions envelope made Marty pay closer attention to the addresses on the approximately 4,000 pieces of mail that go through this u of i office each Day. Nearly every week or so. Marty comes across another chuckle doodles on it to accent the error and pins it to his award winners amp bloopers bulletin Board. His favorite the folks who write to or. Calvin Hall and or. Clavin Hall. Quot i figured they must be Brothers a Marty jokes. Of course the envelopes required sketch of the non existing Hall Brothers. Marty tries to determine How the errors were made but the reason for some like the one addressed to the University of Iowa office of escapes him. A i have no idea what was going through their mind. The writer must have had their mind in several other he jokes. A closer look reveals the writer May have been typing a a administration with his fingers one position off the Home keys. The result there a the one addressed to Marty Boller Quot University Ohio office of admittance Calvin Hall Ohio City Ohio. 52240-9977.�?� a obviously they re writing to us Quot Marty says noting the reference to Calvin Hall and the Correct zip code. A they just Haven to figured out the difference Between Ohio and Iowa the use of Ohio and Idaho instead of Iowa is common he says. A a you a think if people want to go to school Here they a know what state its in a Marty offers. The one from Mesa ariz., addressed to South Calvin Hare could have been a Typo but it did no to Stop Marty from drawing a Bunny wearing a red sweatshirt with Quot South Hare Quot written on it. The letter addressed to Quot the owner University of Iowa prompted Marty to draw a Man behind a desk with the old Capitol in the background. On the front of the desk a sign Reading Quot we can to figure out who that is a he says of the reference to the University a a owner. Other favourites a Marty added a Black Hole with the sign watch your step a a a Mic Hans Marty sounded it out and determined the writer wanted the missions office. That one earned a Nice drawing of a Church with a sign welcoming people and encouraging them to Pray. A the University of Iowa a liveral arts. A a warm steamy plate of liver accompanied by a Hugh liver again a seemed appropriate to Marty. Humor is a part of life for Marty a former minister and music teacher who also ran a Christian Bookstore in Chicago. A i have to be lighthearted about really anything a says Marty who lives in Cedar rapids with his wife and four children. A i tend to not take things too seriously most of the time. I think there a a real need for people to have a lighter approach to life not be so serious All the Community is our Middle name Quot University of Iowa Community credit Union Ravine i up i 5 5% Ato interest paid on $100 of minimum balance 6.5% apr interest paid on a $1,000 of minimum balance 6.75% apr interest paid on a $25, of minimum balance Iowa City 339-1000 town Crest 339 1030 Coralville 339-1020 Solon 644-3020 was Hajto Noia address 800 14th St be. Cedar rapids. Occupation clerk storekeeper Calvin Hall the University of Iowa education Bachelor s in music 1973. The u of i. Family wife Sandy children David. 12 Debbie. 10 Jenny 6 and John 3. Interests music and family. Holiday Calendar Holiday Calendar will be published every wednesday through november of you wish to advertise on this Page please cedi your sales representative or 39m222. St lutheran Church Marengo Iowa All things Bright amp Beautiful annual Bazaar amp luncheon sat., nov. 3 10 30 a.rn.-1 30 . A fall things s Bright and Beautiful Bazaar amp luncheon saturday nov.3 10 30 30 . Christmas room stitchery room St. Johns Luthern Church \ Marengo Iowa / Gooseberry Hill boutique a. Friday. Novi 9 00 am-7km pm saturday. Nov. 3.9 00am-4 of pm 96444th St. . Cedar rapids. A turn right just off it. Vernon re. 16 artisans 7th annual Ohms Craft show . Hall 1211 Wiley blvd. . Sat., nov. 3 9 to 6 sun., nov. 4 10 to 5 Frie admission old fashioned Holiday Bazaar sat., nov. 3, 8-3 homemade quilts Crofts needlework. Country store Christmas room luncheon bakery Coffee shop first United methodist Church Lith us amp Job thai a Holiday Celebration thurs., nov. 8 Westminster presbyterian Church 1285 3rd ave. . Boutique 6 30 pm style show 7 30 pm Bridge following tickets $3.00 Christmas treasures Craft show sat., nov. 10,9 to 6 sun., nov. 11,10 to 5 . Hall 1211 Wiley blvd. free admission s a 0 up or san. A Jis h�?~0w�?~ c a be a unique shopping experience nov. 123 veterans memorial sponsored by i he Junior i of it rd., rapids. Inc
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