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Title supplied by cataloger. Hazel Glab Stoddard (nee Belford), whose escapades in the late 1920s through the mid-1930s was the stuff that newspaper headlines were made of, has once again resurfaced in court. An old Tehachapi cellmate named Mrs. Ione Selman accused Mrs. Stoddard of making nasty threats to her over the phone and hailed her into court. In turn, Mrs. Stoddard claimed Mrs. Selman had taken precious papers from her. Mrs. Selman denied taking the papers; Mrs. Stoddard denied making the phone call. The women eventually settled the matter out of court. In 1936, Hazel Glab was sent to Tehachapi Women's Prison under a second-degree murder conviction. The state charged she shot and killed John I. Glab, a wealthy retired Chicago Druggist, in front of his Van Nuys estate just four months after their marriage. Prior to her incarceration, she was convicted of forging a will in an effort to get the $400,000 estate of wealthy fianceÂ´ and realty owner, Albert Cheney, who died under mysterious circumstances. She was paroled November 29, 1941, and on July 4, 1946 married Alfred M. Bridge, 61, a Hollywood character actor. They separated in 1953. It is unknown when she married Clyde Stoddard. Photograph article dated October 26, 1965 reads, "Mrs. Ione Selma (Left) 'Tired Of Being Called Names' - Hazel Glab, now Hazel Stoddard, in [sic] court over alleged threats."
1 photographic print :b&w ;21 x 26 cm. Photographic prints
00094290 HeraldÂ Examiner Collection HE box 2285 CARL0005016559 http://188.8.131.52/cdm/ref/collection/photos/id/29245
Glab, Hazel--Trials, litigation, etc Trials--California--Los Angeles Criminals--California--Los Angeles Murderers--California--Los Angeles Women murderers--California--Los Angeles Women--California--Los Angeles Los Angeles Herald-Examiner photographs Herald-Examiner Collection photographs