Lure of the Desert Is Too Much for Prospector
January 10, 2010 | 4:00 am
“That Guiltiest Feeling,” by Clare Briggs.
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|Jan. 10, 1920: The old prospector just wanted some money for a grubstake to go back to Mexico. "The lure of the desert proved too much for me," says James Barker, 70, a man with long prison record who tried to hold up an auto accessory store at 1227 S. Main St. |