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Local history: Scandal rocks Akron faith healer’s church in 1930s
Summit County Sheriff Jim Flower escorts bandaged Madelyn Messner after she reported being the victim of an acid attack at her Wooster Avenue apartment. (Beacon Journal file photo)
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The Rev. David A. Messner, 75, pastor of the Divine Healing Gospel Mission of Akron, pauses for a 1936 portrait with his newlywed wife, Madelyn, 24. (Beacon Journal file photo)