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Cedar Rapids Gazette (Newspaper) - October 31, 1990, Cedar Rapids, Iowa
By Ann Scholl Boyer arty Boller let it go by with just a chuckle. When he saw the envelope addressed to a emissions office at the University of Iowa the a a doodler 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 a he says with a Grin. The a a 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. A 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. Quot i have no idea what was going through their mind. The writer must have had their mind in several other places a he jokes. Bloopers brighten Mai room a closer look reveals the writer May have been typing Quot administration with his fingers one position off the Home keys. The result there a the one addressed to a University Ohio office of admittance Calvin Hall Ohio City Ohio 52240-9977.�?� Quot obviously they re writing to us a Marty says noting the reference to Calvin Hall and the Correct zip code. Quot 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 d know what state ifs 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 a South Hare 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 a warm steamy plate of liver accompanied by a Hugh liver again Quot seemed appropriate to Marty. Martyrs co workers seem to enjoy the winning entries on the Blooper Board. That a important to Marty. Quot in Normal jobs you have to look for times when you can do some laughing a he says. Humor is a part of life for Marty a former minister and music Marty Boller 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 be Fauve got a Friend at american family. Dick Harken 3407 i Vernon re St Cedar rapids 3659400 american family insurance Auto Nom busies i Aith lift Hiawatha kids league vegas night sat., nov. 3./1990 5 00 . A 12 Midnight $5 00 admission includes meal Fairfax ii0 legion Hall Fairfax family restaurant Quot Coupon present Coupon when ordering g. Lunch special i i i i i i Coupon Good of for All members j of party offer Good thru nov. 7. Monday Friday 11 a.m.-4 . I Coupon j soup salad and fruit bar All you can eat $199 Quot family restaurant 3707 1st ave. Be open 24 hours 342-3350
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