THE WAITARA TRAGEDY.
I m CASE FOR THE DEFENCE. (By Telegraph.—Press Association.) NEW PLYMOUTH, this day. Mr Skerrett opened the case for the defence in the case agiunst Dr. Goode this morning. In an adiress of considerable length he said h was admitted that Goode shot Mrs Klenner, but in- 1 dicated that the line of defence would! be to prove that he was insane, and, I consequently, irresponsible. He called Mr Jenkins, Mayor of Waltara, who deposed to Goode's intemperate habits and delusions as to being persecuted, Messrs Lund (commission agent), Stubbs (colliery proprietor), Townsend (solicitor), and Buchanan (town clerk), all of Waitara, gave similar evidence.
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