The city has a Carnegie library, a municipal hospital, an aged women's home and a children's home.
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.