FORD COUNSEL IGNORE SUIT.
Decline to Comment on Libel Papers Filed by Gest.
DETROIT, Feb. 2. --Counsel for Henry Ford and editors of The Dearborn Independent declined to comment today upon information from Chicago that Morris Gest, theatrical producer, had filed preliminary papers there in a $5,000,000 damage suit against Mr. Ford and The Independent for alleged libel.
"Mr. Gest will be ignored," said Mr. Ford's private secretary.