Chicago, Aug. 25. - Even the -'sound money" Democrats themselves were surprised at the success of their state oonvention, which began its work at Battery D at 12 o'clock ïuesday. There was little doubc as to what the convention would do. Judsr Goodrich aunouncei that General J h'i C. Black had agreed to accept the uo.nination for governor. That beiug aettled, Chairman Evving said that the following sla te will be nominated: Governor, Johu C. Black, of Cook; lieutenant govcrnor, C. A. Babooek, of Adams; secretary of state, L J. Kadeski, of Clark; treasurer, Eiward Ridgiey, of Sangamon; Auditor, F. E. W. Brink, of Wa-hington: nttorney general, W. S. Forman, of St. Clair. Trustees state university- C. E. Babcock, of Cook; Mrs. Clark Bourlaüd, of Peoria, and S. H. Busey. of Chainpaigu. National ddlegatesat-large- John M, Palmer, Henry S. Robbins, Thomas A. Moran, Charles A. Ewing, Juhn C. Black and James Sheehan.