The Lone Campaigner

Ohio's Governor John W. Bricker, the candidate who actually says he wants to be President, plugged valiantly away. As the only candidate actually campaigning, Honest John took not a single day's rest. At the Governor's Conference (TIME, June 5) he talked on tax and fiscal policy. He said nothing sensational, but he got in some characteristic licks for budget balancing and streamlined taxation.

As most other Governors went home for a well-earned rest, John Bricker motored on to Brickerville, Pa., the tiny hamlet (pop. 223) founded in 1732 by Great-Great-Grandfather Peter Bricker. There, the thrifty, devout Amishmen cheered when he...

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