The city has a fine court-house, a United States government building, a Carnegie library and a large auditorium.
The public school system is excellent, and the city has a Carnegie library (1903), with more than 22,000 volumes in 1907.
David Carnegie in 1896-97.
David Carnegie, which started in July 1896, and travelled north-easterly until it reached Alexander Spring; then turning northward, it traversed the country between Wells's track of 1896 and the South Australian border.
Andrew Carnegie gave $600,000 to the institute in 1903, and the institute has a Carnegie library (1902), with about 15,000 volumes in 1909.