PANAMA: Entertainers v. Artists

Busy Mayor G. Ramon de Paredes of Colon last week called on the Chamber of Commerce, the Municipal Council and the Rotary Club for one volunteer each. He wanted, he said, to form a "Committee of Three" to decide which of the young women employed in Colon cabarets are "artists," which, merely "female entertainers." Volunteers were not lacking.

Soon ingenious Mayor G. Ramon de Paredes had assembled his "Committee of Three," was imparting precise definitions, minute instructions. Said he:

"An 'artist' may be defined as one who performs a 'specialty,' such as a...

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