RAILROADS: Fight for the New Haven

Boston's late Frederic C. Dumaine once advised his hockey-playing son: "If a man hurts you on that rink, don't lose your temper. Give it to him cleanly, according to the rules, but give it to him.'' Young Frederic C. Dumaine Jr. never forgot that advice. Now 51 and head of the family's $28 million New England empire, Buck Dumaine last week was in the toughest scrap of his life, fighting according to the rules but as hard as he could.

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