New York, Aug. 20. - A special to The World f rom Minneapolis, Minn., says: The workingmen and farmers hold a state conference at St. Paul on Aug. 28, and the probabilitie3 are that Ignatius Donnelly wil) be ttaeir nominee for governor. A good nmny of the workingmen have maje uptheir miada that they want to vote for Donnelly. Many of the alliances have already deoided that Ignatius Donnelly would suit them as a gubernatorial candidato. Robert Eckford, secretary of AUiance 361, has been making a canvass of the alliances to find out their choice for governor. A dozen or more replies from as many counties are highly favorable to Mr. Donnelly's nomination. It is expected that at least 200 delegates will be present at the convention on the 28th. Sixty of these will come fiom the twia cities, and will not be farmers, but the idea of those at the head of this raovement is for the farmers and workingmen to work together. Immediately on reaching this country Mr. Donnelly will commuuicate with the headquar ters of the party in Minneapolis.