Any parent of any child or children under the age of ten (10) years,
and every person to whom such child or children have been confided for
nurture or education, who deserts such child or children within the
State of Oklahoma, or takes such child or children without the State
of Oklahoma, with the intent wholly to abandon it shall be deemed
guilty of a felony and, upon conviction thereof shall be punished by
imprisonment in the State Penitentiary for any period of time not less
than one (1) year nor more than ten (10) years.