Des Moines, Ia,Mayl6. - Thenational convention of the Equal Rights party met in this city yesterday afternoon. ïhe conventiou was called to order by Mrs. Nettie Sanford Chapin, of Marshalltown, ehairman of the national conimittee. Arrangements had been made so that delegates unable to attend could send ballots by mail. The ballots thus received showed the following resulc: For president of the United States.Belva A. Lockwood, of Washington; for vice president, Alfred H. Love, of Philadelphia. Êach received VI 0 votes, and were declared duly norainated. There were forty votes scattering for Blaine, Allison, Gen. Clinton B. Fisk, Elizabeth Cady Stanton, Susan B. Anthony, and others. The convention adopted a platform favoring womau suffrage, pensions for all needy soldiers and sailors, protective tariff with tree sugar and lumber, and repeal of the tax on whisky and tobáceo, and against unrestricted immigration, after which the convention adjourned sine die.