The Hemisphere: Queen for the Week

As she does each year at the Spring Festivals, a beauty queen last week took up her reign in Mexico City. Titian-haired Luz del Carmen ("Moy") Otero rode into the bullfight ring at the head of a 16-car cavalcade, presided at horse races, and went to a ball every night. Moy had a fine time and so did her father, suave General Ignacio Otero, commandant of the First Military Zone. Moy owed it all to Daddy.

As the spring festivals approached, Mexico City had had a rash of queen elections. Oilworkers, government clerks, sportsmen and the "proletarian districts" all elected their own...

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