"Wondering if you found Bill Guess'
grave at Pontotoc, Oklahoma?"
They were arrested by Bill Guess, deputy sheriff, Monday.
The men are said to have made a complete confession and officers have recovered the articles taken from the Keeton home.
According to Guess, Keeton had expended practically all of his
available cash for a supply of foodstuff to take care of his
family through the winter.
house was broken into while he
family were away from home and the entire lot of groceries stolen.
Not content with that, the burglars took the canned goods his
wife had preserved, literally cleaning the premises of provender.
A car seen in the neighborhood was described to Keeton and he
communicated with Bill Collier, special deputy sheriff of Love county.
Collier came to Ardmore
and Guess made an investigation which resulted in the arrest, confession and recovery of the stolen articles Monday
Neel said he
"needed the groceries.