White duck has made a bold bid for popularity in men's clothes this summer, and the tailors say that another season will find it firnily established. Much may be said in its favor, accorcling to the New York Sun. It is cool and it looks neat and clean, or, at any rate, it should. Duck trousers may be bought at prices ranging from $2 a paii for cheap cotton duck to $15 and $16 a pair for the best linen duck. These prices permit a man to indulge in three or four pairs of white trousers at a comparatively small expense. New York occasionally has a bit of warm, humid weather in summer that is about as uncomfortable as that found in the tropics, and the quicker New York men learn to dress for it the happier they may be. Down in the Bahamas, where the mercury soars high, the men have solved the problem of hot weathei dressing. They wear duck coats made with military collars, and duck trousers, and not much else. The white duck suit made in this Btyle is inexpensive, cool and becoming. Many men whose business keeps thcvn in town much of the summer would find two oi three duck suits useful as well as ornamental if they have a good laundress.