Pulling me away from the crowd at the VFW, flores said, “We suffered, we lost men, we bled that day.”
The flores killings convulsed the community and brought a wave of unwanted publicity.
Having a losing night at the tables—especially if flores was winning—might have been enough to push him over the edge.
He was also ordered to pay the flores family around $75,000 in damages.
Hotel workers in Peru told investigators that flores went to his hotel room with him willingly.
As a last effort, flores now ordered a charge, giving the signal for it—as he himself reported—by sending forward a white flag.
In passing the island of flores, a most tremendous storm arose.
A large number of so-called double flowers (flores pleni) owe their peculiar appearance to this circumstance.
Not even the men who have found the African coast and the isle of flores?
But it cannot fairly be said that flores or any other one man was responsible.