Nation: Hitting the Road

Jarvis campaigns in Michigan

To the people of the Detroit factory suburb of Wayne, he was the messiah from California. They boosted Howard Jarvis last week onto the back of a blue pickup truck, handed him a microphone, and waited for him to say what they wanted to hear. He readily obliged: "We want a reduction in the taxes in this state and every state."

Dressed in a baggy brown tweed suit, Jarvis was barnstorming through Michigan on his first foray in support of a measure to lower taxes since the success in California of...

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