Young men that considered Daniel Webster "Kit" Dalton a hero.
Runaway Lads Have , Kit Dalton As Hero Two 14-year-old 14-year-old 14-year-old 14-year-old 14-year-old Chicago boys, who ciiooee Kit Dalton, the onetime onetime famous guerrilla, as their model, were taken Into custody last night at Union Station by Tatrolman Duke Offutt. Believing Kentucky was a wild land, each lad had a revolver revolver strapped about his waist. A plentiful supply of ammunition was carried by the youngsters. "We're Jack and John Dalton. descendants of Kit Dalton." they told police. Newspaper clippings found on one of them, told of the death of Kit Dalton a few days ago at Memphis. Tenn., and of how the Loan County man had died with his boots on. after being a member of Quantrell's bancl, tho Jesse James bank robbers, and the Sam Bass gang of Texas. The boys confessed that they were not members of the. Dalton Dalton gang, but simply Tommy P.yans, 47411 Prairie Street, and John White. 6033 Lad in Street. Chicago. One of the boys had S1T0 in his pockets. Night Chief Laird decided to hold the youngsters until he could hear from their parents.